China Pharmaceutical University (CPU) is a university in Nanjing, China that specializes in the pharmaceutical sciences. It is one of national key universities under the Double First Class University Plan and former “Project 211” and universities selected for the “985 Innovative Platforms for Key Disciplines Project” affiliated with the Chinese Ministry of Education, also, the university is included in the Double First Class University Plan designed by the Chinese central government.
Schools and Departments
CPU consists of six schools (School of Pharmacy, School of Traditional Chinese Pharmacy, School of life science and Technology, School of International Pharmaceutical Business, School of Continuing Education, and School of Higher Vocational Education), four independent departments (Dept. of Basic Sciences, Dept. of Foreign Languages, Dept. of Social Sciences, and Dept. of Physical Education), and five key labs and centers at state or provincial levels.
CPU offers 20 bachelor’s degree programs, 29 master’s programs, 24 doctoral programs and 6 post-doctoral fellowship programs. There are three national key disciplines: Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacognosy, Pharmaceutics and one provincial key discipline—Modern Traditional Chinese Pharmacy and Pharmacognosy.
Approved by the Ministry of Education, CPU established “Basic Pharmaceutical Science Base Class” and “National Bio-science and Technology Base Class”. Biological Technology Class (Bio-chemistry advanced class) is co-established with Nanjing University. The class has been recruiting students for 10 years and has cultivated a considerable number of high-quality talents. The class adopts a rolling system. Every year, about top 60% students are recommended for their master’s and doctoral study.