Official Sites/Institutions


  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft fur klassische Akupunktur und Traditionelle Chinesische Medizin e.V.
    The internationally renowned Rotherburger TCM-Conference website, with all the information you need to know to visit this conference. Every year there is a collection of famous speakers on various subjects.
  • The American Academy of Medical Acupuncture
    A medical acupuncture site. You need a password!
  • International Chinese Medical Society
    The SMS is the "International Chinese Medical Society", founded 1978 in Munich/Germany with about 1000 members, mainly physicians in several countries, especially in Germany and Switzerland. The aim of the association is the advancement of science by the exploration, technical perfection, practical application and the propagation of Chinese Medicine. For this reason the SMS offers training courses for physicians in Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture in several towns in Europe.On the Homepage you can find an Introduction to the Traditional Chinese Medicine in German and in English and Informations about the Scciety and the training courses.
  • The Dutch Medical Acupuncture Society
    This is the homepage of the Dutch Medical Acupuncture Society (in dutch: NAAV, Nederlandse Artsen Acupunctuur Vereniging). At this moment you can find lots of information about the society, courses and soon a discussionlist and the Dutch Medical Acupuncture Journal (Acupunctuur) will be available too.
  • Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Association of Canada
  • National Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Alliance
    Organisation to promote the high level practise and use of Oriental medicine
  • International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS)
    The most important site for practitioners of Veterinary Acupuncture. Who said Acupuncture is only a placebo effect.
  • Australianacupuncture
    Beautiful website with lots of information on Chinese medicine and philosophy. The website is dedicated to disseminating information about Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Healing and Philosophies. Expanding perceptual horizons, especially regarding 'healing paradigms', the 'therapeutic relationship', and authentic healing practices. Expounding on many and various aspects of Wellbeing. Networking and communicating with practitioners, centres and facilities connected to Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Colleges / Universities:

  • The Web page of the Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine
  • Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
    One of the most important colleges on oriental medicine in the USA. The website offers access to newsletters, discussion forums and of course information about the college itself and how to study there. There is also information available on Acupuncture and the Law in the USA. A must read.
  • Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
    General information about the university.
  • University of Bridgeport Master of Science in Acupuncture program
    The University of Bridgeport has been given approval by the State of Connecticut Department of Higher Education to begin offering a Master of Science degree in Acupuncture, making it the first comprehensive college or university in New England to offer such a degree program.
  • Matteo Ricci School of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine of Matteo Ricci Foundation
    The Foundation is the heir of two of the most authoritative Italian realities in this field: The "Scuola Italiana di Medicina Cinese" of the Gruppo Studio Società e Salute founded in 1979 and the "Scuola Italo-Cinese di Agopuntura" of the Associazione Medici Agopuntori Bolognesi (A.M.A.B.) founded in 1986. The purpose of Matteo Ricci Foundation is to offer to the Italian and European medical, accademic and political world the tools to enhance, to promote, to diffuse and to utilize Chinese Medicine and Natural Medicines in order to encourage their integration and comparison with Western Medicine for a global promotion of people health and quality of life according to the suggestions of the O. M. S. program: "Salute per tutti".
  • Belgian College for Traditional Chinese Medicine
    Information about their courses.
  • Jung Tao School of Classical Chinese Medicine
    Lots of information on their courses and fees, but also a lot of freely downloadable articles by well known authors
    Quality: Excellent articles by Charles Chace, Manfred Porkert et al.
    The only site where they offer full online courses in Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture. They have a very good newssection with the hottest news related to Chinese Medicine
    Quality: excellent newssection. No comments on course quality...
    Chinese medicine should be learnt while seeing patients (so in a clinical setting). It's like learning cardiavascular surgery without ever having seen a patient.
  • Qing-Bai: Academie voor Chinese Geneeswijze
  • Alternative Training
    Providers of distance learning courses in conventional medicine for alternative practitioners. They offer courses in Anatomy & Physiology, Pathology & Disease and Nutrition.
  • Southwest Acupuncture College
    Southwest Acupuncture College offers an accredited professional degree program leading to a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine. The program provides training in the five branches of traditional Oriental medicine: acupuncture, herbal medicine, physical therapy, nutrition and qi gong, with an emphasis on experiential learning and clinical practice.
  • Escola de Educacao Proffisional Santa Clara
    Brazilian natural medicine institute
  • AcupuncturaChina
    Argentinean Acupuncture institute
  • Norwegian College of Acupuncture
    Information on courses on Acupuncture (in Norwegian)
  • Asanté Academy of Chinese Medicine
    Originaly the affiliated teaching clinic for the Middlesex University TCM program, nowalso offering professional traininf courses in Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture and Tuina.
  • Escuela Internacional de Medicina y Cultura Oriental
    The site of a TCM College in Chile (in Spanish)



  • Traditional Chinese Medicine Information System
    This a site from the committee on Chinese Medicine and Pharmacy, Department of Health, Executive Yuan, R.O.C.. It’s intended as an informative page on current scientific research programs and results from Taiwan. Especially the site on Research and Development is interesting, because of the presented research abstracts. The links page is also worth mentioning.
    Quality: Nice site with great links to several Chinese sites on Chinese Medicine.