Hebei Medical University, established in 1894, is one of the oldest universities in China. In this university there held the first basketball match of China, established the first medical journal "Renshen Medicine", edited the first “anatomy of human body system”, took the first implementation of finger replantation surgery in China, and firstly discovered the acute motor axonal neuropathy in the world.

The university covers such main subjects as Traditional Chinese Medicine, Clinic Medicine, Public Health Science, Stomatology, Pharmaceutics and Biology. There are 14 majors of undergraduate, 2 majors of joint undergraduate and postgraduate, 56 majors of postgraduate, 16 majors of doctorate., and four main subjects have been built for post-doctorate research mobiles, including Biology, Basic Medicine, Clinic Medicine and Integration of Traditional Chinese Medicine & Western Medicine. And the last one is the national-level subject. The current enrollment is about 20,000 .

The faculty is made up of 863 professors, 1350 associate professors. Among them, there are 1 academician of China National Engineering Research Institute, 2 candidates of the Institute and 112 experts who can enjoy the State Council Special Pay.

Hebei Medical University owns 6 hospitals, 4 of them are provincial-level ones. And there are more than 4500 sickbeds in them. In addition, there are other 16 secondary hospitals, 60 teaching hospitals and internship bases, 8 libraries, 8 provincial research institutes and 9 kinds of academic publications edited and published by the university.

Hebei Medical University has a long exchanging history with UK, Japan and others for more than one hundred years. And now it co-operates with dozens of countries. At present there are about 400 foreign students study at the university. And the International Technology Cooperation Base had already been built in it.