International Graduate Academic Exchange Program



With the unexpected COVID-19 challenging the world healthcare system, global cooperation on medical education is of more importance for the human future.


To broaden graduate students’ horizon, expose them to international environment, prepare them as competent researchers and doctors with an international vision, and eventually to benefit the world.


Join in a research teams at CQMU;
Acquire research skills and gain experience in research design, analysis, and interpretation of results;
Understand transformation from Basic research to clinical practice;
Glimpse at Chinese medical education system (professional degree & academic degree);
Gain a hands-on, applied-learning experience in public health and medical system in China;
Observe the healthcare system in CQMU affiliated hospitals;
Identify and understand the major causes of morbidity in the Southwest of China;
Witness rare cases firsthand, while developing new skills and increasing

 the understanding of how these diseases are progressed;

Experience Chinese society and culture.

A. Institutes:

Chongqing Medical University and partner universities

B. Duration:

4 weeks to 6 months

C. Number of students:

5-10 students per year sent from each university.

Notes: The number of students to participate will be determined each year based on factors including student interest and funding availability.

D. Fee:

1. Programme fee waived.

2. Students pay tuition/registration fee to their sending institutes.

3. Students are responsible for their international transportation, meals, insurance, daily expenses.

E. Housing:

1. Free accommodation at CQMU

2. Free accommodation or supports of affordable housing from Dartmouth College

F. Contents:

           i. Laboratory training

ii. Clinical observation

iii. Academic lectures

iv. Cultural lectures

v. Cultural activities

G. Options for Discipline at CQMU:

1. State key disciplines:

i. Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics

ii. Pediatrics

iii. Infectious Disease

iv. Neurology

2. ESI Top 1%:

i. Clinical Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

ii. Pharmacology & Toxicology

iii. Neuroscience & Behavior

iv. Biology & Biochemistry

v. Immunology

vi. Molecular Biology & Genetics

3. PhD disciplines:

i. Clinical Medicine

ii. Basic Medicine

iii. Biomedical Engineering

iv. Nursing Science

v. Stomatology

vi. Public Health and Preventive Medicine

vii. Pharmacy

viii. Traditional Chinese Medicine

4. Master disciplines:

i. Biology

ii. Biomedical Engineering

iii. Basic Medicine

iv. Clinical Medicine

v. Stomatology

vi. Public Health and Preventive Medicine

vii. Traditional Chinese Medicine

viii. Combined traditional Chinese medicine and Western medicine

ix. Pharmacy

x. Nursing Science

xi. Public Administration

xii. Statistics

xiii. Medical Technology

xiv. Electronic Information

xv. Translation

xvi. Applied Statistics

xvii. Applied Psychology

H. Options for Laboratories:

1. National Engineering Research Center

Ultrasonic Medicine

2. National Clinical Research Center

Children’s Health and Diseases

3. State Key Laboratory

Ultrasonic Medicine

4. State key laboratories of Ministry of Education:

i. Molecular Biology on Infectious Diseases

ii. Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics

iii. Child Development and Disease

5. Overseas Expertise Introduction Center for Discipline Innovation (or 111 Center):

i. Maternal-fetal Medicine

ii. Infection and Immunity

6. International Joint Research Lab of Reproduction and Development

7. Lab for Lipid Research

I. Options for Specialties at CQMU Hospital:

1. Geriatrics

2. Medical Imaging

3. Oncology

4. Obstetrical

5. Medical Laboratory

6. Specialized Nursing

7. Endocrinology

8. Neurosurgery

9. Thoracic Surgery

10. Anesthesiology

11. Intensive Care Unit

12. Cardiovascular Medicine

13. Ophthalmology

14. Neurology

15. Respiratory Medicine

16. General Surgery

17. Pediatric Intensive Care

18. Pediatric Respiratory Medicine

19. Neonatology

20. Pediatric Surgery

21. Pediatric Clinical Nursing