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Anhui Medical University, formerly known as Shanghai Southeastern Medical College, is one of the key universities in Anhui Province. Established on May 29th, 1926, relocated to its present place and renamed Anhui Medical College in 1949. It officially became Anhui Medical University in June 1996. The campus covers an area of 720thousand square meters and with total floorage of about 700 thousand square meters. The campus proper is seated on South No.1 Ring-Road of Hefei, with good environment and easy access.


The university has the longest history and is also the first authorized university to admit Ph.D. and post-doctorial students in Anhui Province. Different undergraduate programs and courses are being offered in 29 special fields of study, and one 7-year bachelor-master program (clinical medicine). The university has been authorized to establish 3 post-doctorial scientific research programs, to grant doctorial degrees in 8 specialties, and to award master's degrees in 69 specialties.


The university consists of two parts---the main campus and the southern campus covering entirely an area of 860000 square meters. Its library has a collection of 840000 volumes and 30000 kinds of periodical and journals as well as e-journals. It is equipped with a campus computer network, which is also a center in Anhui for sharing biological and medical information across the nation on Internet. The library has broad relations with other libraries, schools and research institutions both at home and abroad.


The university has built up close links with other higher institutions in some European countries, America and Japan. The establishment of research centers is the result of collaborations with Harvard University and Mayo Clinic in the USA, Sino-Canada Children Foundation, Karolinska Medical Institute in Sweden and Osnabruck University of Applied Sciences in Germany respectively.