Tianjin, formerly romanized as Tientsin, is a coastal metropolis in northern China and one of the nine national central cities of the People's Republic of China (PRC), with a total population of 15,621,200 as of 2016 estimation. Its built-up (or metro) area, made up of 12 central districts (all but Baodi, Jizhou, Jinghai and Ninghe), was home to 12,491,300 inhabitants in 2016 and is also the world's 29th-largest agglomeration (between Chengdu and Rio de Janeiro) and 11th-most populous city proper.
It is governed as one of the four municipalities under the direct administration of central government of the PRC and is thus under direct administration of the central government. Tianjin borders Hebei Province and Beijing Municipality, bounded to the east by the Bohai Gulf portion of the Yellow Sea. Part of the Bohai Economic Rim, it is the largest coastal city in northern China.
- One of China's earliest Chinese medicine institutes.
- The university is China's only institution to be authorized by Ministry of Education as the International University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
- The school's Acupuncture and Moxibustion Science courses are key state-level programs.
- This is the most popular Traditional Chinese Medicine School among international students.
- English taught short-term program is available.
- Located in the city of Tianjin, the most active economic center in northern China, just 30 minutes away from Beijing by bullet train.
- Low cost in tuition fee and living expense.