ΕTCMA (European Traditional Chinese Medicine Association) has defined, in cooperation with european schools, a guideline curriculum in Chinese Medicine, which is as follows:
1. In total, the training hours can be no less than 3600 hours/3 years, that is, 1200 hours per year.
2. The ratio between attendance hours and workload hours is suggested to be 1:2.
3. The suggested ratio between CM - Western Medicine - Practice is 4:2:3.
Example of a 3-year curriculum