The China Three Gorges University came into existence on June 29, 2000 with an approval of the Ministry of Education. It was formed when the former Wuhan University of Hydraulic & Electric Engineering and Hubei Sanxia College were merged. Bachelor education in the University was started in 1978 and the Postgraduate & international students’ education began from 1996. University offers courses in various technical & non-technical streams, but it is considered to be an ideal option for pursuing MBBS in China.
CTGU has received many awards for its quality education and services provided to students such as “Advanced unit of opening up” by Hubei Provincial government in 2010 and awarded with “Demonstration base of international student education” in 2014. Today, the University has become a comprehensive University with characteristic features of prominent disciplines advantage and great social reputation.
CTGU is comprised of 30 colleges, 72 undergraduate programs including nine fields- science, engineering, medicine, arts, economics, management, law, education and fine arts. Ten disciplines in the University are taught in full-English medium. CTGU has a large number of enrolled students, comprising more than 22,730 full-time undergraduate students, 4,131 postgraduate students and 1288 international students.
The University has 8 teaching experiment (training) centers, including 169 functional laboratories, 8 provincial-level teaching experiment demonstration centers, and over 160 practical training centers and cooperative bases between education and production. The University has an affiliated Hospital- RENHE Hospital. Research institutions for medicine are State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chinese Medicine Pharmacology (Tumor) Research Laboratory Level3.
CTGU became one of the 52 authorized Universities in 2011 for the recruitment of MBBS (English-teaching) students. Furthermore, CTGU allows extensive exchanges and communications with other countries & regions. University has established cordial & beneficial relations with the diplomatic envoys of USA, India, Nepal, France, Maldives, ROK and Pakistan, etc.
Following are the bachelor’s programs offered in English medium to international students in the field of medicine-
The new students, for the safety & security reasons are compulsively required to stay in the On-campus Overseas Student Apartments. These apartments have dormitory rooms that can accommodate 6-8 persons and Double rooms with a bathroom. Students’ apartments are quite comfortable equipped with all the necessary facilities like air conditioner in each room, internet access, furniture, common kitchen, one meeting room, laundry and much more including full-time surveillance for safety of the students. Girls and Boys students have separate buildings to stay. The accommodation fee is 4800 RMB/year/person.
Indian food is also available on the campus.
Students at China Three Gorges University experience a colourful and lively environment. The university offers a student centre where students from different countries contribute to a healthy environment and get to know about each other’s traditions, customs, etc.
The university also offers various sporting facilities such as swimming, gymnasium, basketball court, football court, etc.