Non-degree Program Admissions

Publish Date: Mar 9, 2018    Author:     Read Count: []

Non-Degree Program Admissions


1 Why HUCM?

Founded in 1958, Henan University of Chinese Medicine (HUCM) is located in Zhengzhou, the capital city of Henan province. It is one of the earliest established TCM universities in China, and the only TCM higher institution in Henan province which was approved by the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council to confer Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees. It is one of the five TCM universities co-sponsored by the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine and provincial government. In the past 60 years, it has developed from a TCM college into a general university with over 19,000 students, providing undergraduate and postgraduate (Master’s and Doctorate) programs, international education and continuing education programs in medicine, engineering, science, management and arts. The university has established cooperative relationships with over 50 educational, research, and medical institutions worldwide.

It has four campuses, covers an area of 1594.94 mu (roughly 163 hectares) consisting of 17 schools (departments or centers), provides 24 Bachelor’s,57 Master’s and 18 Doctoral programs inclusive of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Integrated Chinese and Western Medicine, Acupuncture-

Moxibustion and Tuina, Chinese Orthopedics, Nursing, Herbology and Preventive Medicine. Among these 35 are listed as key discipline of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Under it there are 3 provincial level affiliated hospitals, 129 clinical teaching bases, and 59 research institutes.

Henan Province where HUCM is located in,is the major roots of Chinese medicine and birthplace of ZHANG ZHONGJING. Great works of TCM such as the Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine, the Treatise on Febrile and Miscellaneous Diseases, and the Shennong Herbal Encyclopedia were completed in Henan. Henan produces over 2780 kinds of Chinese herbs, and takes the third place in terms of variety and quantity. Henan is also the place where Chen’s Taichi originated.

2 Types of Program



Course Fee (CNY )

Teaching Language

Chinese for Beginners

7 days - 1year

CNY 14,000 per academic year


*short-term course fee will be notified otherwise

Chinese and English

Intermediate Chinese Language

Chinese Medicine

CNY 26,000 per academic year

*short-term course fee will be notified otherwise

Acupuncture-Moxibustion and Tuina

Taichi & Baduanjin (Eight-Sectioned Exercise)

TCM in Health Preservation and Health Care

TCM and Chinese Cultural Experience

3 Application Requirement

3.1 Applicants must be a citizen of a country other than the People’s Republic of China, and be in good health.

3.2 The requirements for applicants’ degree and age are that applicants must:

be under the age of 45 and have a high school diploma (or higher) when applying for the general scholar programs;

be a master’s degree holder or an associate professor (or above) under the age of 50 when applying for the senior scholar programs;

be above the age of 18 when applying for the short-term programs.

4 Supporting documents

4.1 Application Form for Foreign Students to HUCM with a photograph attached

4.2 Highest diploma (photocopy, notarized copy either in Chinese or English)

4.3 Photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form (filled in English or Chinese, can be downloaded from the attachment below). The Physical examinations must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete forms or forms without the signature of the attending physician, or the official stamp of the hospital, or a sealed photograph of the applicant are considered as invalid

4.4 Chinese Language Proficiency Test result (Valid HSK certificate if available)

4.5 One photocopy of the valid passport (first page of passport)

Note: All documents should be bound together on top left corner according to the order above. You should submit TWO sets of bound documents. All application documents will NOT be returned.

5 Application procedures

Step1  Email the application form and the photocopy of valid passport (first page of passport) to for pre-registration.

Step2  We will email the pre-admission letter after verifying the qualifications.

Step3  You may send in all the required supporting documents to HUCM and email the scanned documents to the email address above.

6 When to Apply

At any time of the year.

7 Fees and Funding

7.1 Application Fee:

CNY 800 each (not refundable once paid)

7.2 Tuition Fee:

Chinese language: CNY 14,000 per year

Other program: CNY 26,000 per year

Short-term course fee will be discussed one by one.

7.3 Accommodation Fee:

CNY 32 per day

8 Contact Us

DepartmentMr. Pan or Ms. Hao, Admissions Office, School of International Education, Henan University of Chinese Medicine

Address156 East Jinshui Road, Zhengdong New District, Zhengzhou 450046, Henan, China