Ningbo University for MBBS(NBU) is a dynamic, young and comprehensive university founded in 1986. As one of the key institutions of higher learning, it sits in the thriving commercial port city-Ningbo of Zhejiang Province. The University has five campuses, covering an area of over 160 hectares, with a floor space totaling 560,000 square meters. This university has been upheld by considerable donations and generous support from patriotic overseas Chinese. It also gets the attention from the national leaders.
Ningbo University Medical School was founded in 1998 under the donation of Dr. Tang from Hong Kong, an expert in Epidemiology and Health Statistics. The school consists of 5 Departments, offering 5 undergraduate programs, 4 postgraduate programs and 6 programs of adult education and distance learning. The number of its full-time undergraduate students has reaches 1000 with 250 in-residency postgraduates.
It also has two Top Quality Curriculums of national level, 1 Specially Supported Discipline and 2 Top Quality Curriculum of provincial level, 5 Top Quality Curriculums of university level and 4 Key labs of municipal level. Clinical Medicine is a Key program of provincial level. The 6-year MBBS taught in English is also offered specially to the international students. This program is approved and listed by the Ministry of Education in 2011.
NBU is recognized by WHO and the graduates of MBBS program are eligible to take the Medical Licensing Examinations held by the medical councils in different countries such as MCI, PMDC, USMLE, HPCSA, SCHS etc.school has received full support from Ministry of Education, Zhejiang provincial government, and Ningbo municipal government.