Dali University was established in 1978, which has a history of more than 40 years. Dali University is located in Dali city, the western part of Yunnan Province. The University offers programs in liberal arts, science, medical science, engineering, education, economics, agriculture, law, management and art. The University has 16 colleges and eight scientific research institutes. The university offers 28 master degree programs and 53 undergraduate programs, recruiting students from 30 provinces and autonomous regions of the country.
According to statistics issued by the Ministry of Education, China in recent years, Dali University ranked number 34 out of 2400 higher education institutes in terms of bachelor degree students; ranked number one in Yunnan Province in terms of the total number of international students. So far Dali University has over 1000 international students, still ranks number one in Yunnan Province. Dali University is in the name list of China’s Ministry of Education to recruit MBBS students in Bio-lingual.
In order to meet the requirements of higher medical education and clinical resource proper arrangement, Affiliated Hospital of Dali University was established by Yunnan provincial government in 1997. The hospital has 1000 beds and 31 clinical departments and 1 laboratory and 1 skill training center. Of all the 571 staffs, 87 have advanced technical title, 41 have Doctor or Master degree.
In 2003, the hospital united with clinical Faculty of Dali University to share abundant resources with each other. Now the hospital has 18 teaching departments and pediatrics, medicine and chirurgery master program stations with 22 supervisors and 58 post graduate students. The hospital also assumes the function of teaching and practice base for 5 medicine specialties in Dali University.
In 2005, Dali University started International MBBS Program for South Asian Students separately. Over past 13 years the University has enrolled more than 2000 students from South Asia and around 900 students have already graduated from the University.
Dali University started Post Graduate (MD/MS) program for international students in 2012. More than 75 students have been enrolled in last five years and 40 Nepalese students have already graduated as consultant.