European Center for Peace and Development University for Peace established by the United Nations (ECPD) in cooperation with the Collaborating Center of the World Health Organization for Traditional Medicine and Acupuncture, Institute of Acupuncture of the Chinese Academy of Traditional Medicine, Chinese International Center for Training in Acupuncture, Beijing, World Federation of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Beijing, International College for Acupuncture and Electrotherapeutics, New York, and Institute of Traditional Medicine of the Russian Federation Academy of Sciences, Moscow, organizes




(Belgrade, 1 March – 9 April 2021)


INTEGRAL EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM (300 classes of theory and practical work) is intended for doctors and dentists and harmonized with the education program of the World Health Organization (WHO).

Honorary President of the School Council is Prof. Dr. Yoshiaki Omura, President of the International College for Acupuncture and Electro-Therapeutics in New York; President Prof. Dr. Deng Liang Yue, long-standing President of the World Federation of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Societies, Beijing; Members: Prof. Dr. Zhang Ou, Beijing International Acupuncture Training Center Beijing, Prof. Dr. Zhu Wei, Beijing Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Academician Prof. Dr. Vladimir Kanjuh, Director of ECPD Biomedical and Medical Studies and Prof. Dr. Milica Lazović, Faculty of Medicine Belgrade.

Lecturers are eminent scientists, professors and experts of traditional medicine from China, Russia, USA, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, India, England, Spain and Serbia.


The ECPD will provide participants with the complete program (theory and practice), simultaneous translation as well as necessary literature, equipment and teaching tools.

After a successfully completed integral program of the School, in the duration of 300 classes of theory and practical work, including additional individual practical work under the supervision of the mentor and passed final exam, the European Center for Peace and Development University for Peace established by the United Nations issues participants an internationally and nationally accredited Diploma, recognized in all member states of the United Nations.

Tuition for attendance of the Integral Program of the School is EUR 1,800. Tuition can be paid in several installments. A discount of 10% is granted for the payment of the full amount of tuition until the beginning of the School.

Applications should be sent to: European Center for Peace and Development UN University for Peace, Terazije 41, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia; Tel: +381 11 3246 041;
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- Application Form
- Basic information about ECPD International Specialist School of Traditional Medicine
- Curriculum








In the process of implementation of the strategy “Health for All”, one of primary tasks of the WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION (WHO) represents the PROGRAM OF TRADITIONAL MEDICINE, adopted in 1991 at the World Health Assembly. Having accepted all resolutions of the WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION, Yugoslavia took the obligation to support through its institutions this PROGRAM and its five major areas of actions, defined as priority of the WHO in the area of traditional medicine:

·                     Development of national programs

·                     Research of health care systems

·                     Clinical and scientific research

·                     Education and training

·                     Exchange of information

This PROGRAM is carried out in various parts of Europe by the EUROPEAN CENTER FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT (ECPD) University for Peace established by the United Nations, which places special emphasis on the preservation of human resources for development and conducts comprehensive educational and research activities.

In the field of traditional medicine, ECPD has so far conducted the following actions:

·                  Signed the Agreement on Cooperation in Educational Postgraduate activities in the field of Traditional Medicine, on the basis of which the Federal Commission for Traditional Medicine of Yugoslavia was established, and its tasks are in accordance with the postulates, resolutions and recommendations of the WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION, which are still valid today;

·                Signed the Agreement on Cooperation in Educational Postgraduate activities between ECPD and the Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Kragujevac, Banja Luka and Novi Sad, which refer to the ECPD INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL FOR TRAINING IN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE AND POSTGRADUATE STUDIES – at specialist, master and doctoral levels in traditional medicine, new technologies in medicine, health economics and organization, health management, etc.;

·                Established the ECPD INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM for Biomedical Research and Traditional Medicine, which was introduced in 1988. The Program includes: ECPD INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF TRADITIONAL MEDICINE and ECPD CABINET OF TRADITIONAL MEDICINE



ECPD INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF TRADITIONAL MEDICINE Belgrade was founded on the basis of the ECPD UPUN’s goals and mission in the field of traditional medicine and the recommendations of the World Health Organization ON COMPLEMENTARITY AND INTEGRATION OF MODERN AND TRADITIONAL MEDICINE.

The School is intended for doctors, dentists and veterinarians, as a form of professional development. PROGRAM in traditional medicine is divided in three levels of courses: elementary, intermediate and advanced. Since 1988 to the present date, 50 elementary courses have been organized (920 participants), 20 intermediate courses (512 participants), 16 advanced courses (412 participants) and 25 integral courses (188 participants).

In order to improve the teaching process, ECPD concluded COOPERATION AGREEMENTS with following institutions:

·           International College for Acupuncture and Electro-Therapeutics, New York

·           Institute of Acupuncture and Moxibustion of the Academy for Traditional Chinese Medicine, Collaborating Center WHO, Beijing

·           Institute of Traditional National Medicine Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow

·           Ministry of Health of Serbia

·           Ministry of Health of Montenegro

·           Ministry of Health of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

·           Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of the Republic of Srpska

·           South-Eastern Europe Health Network (SEEHN)

·           Serbian Medical Society, Belgrade

·           Faculty of Medicine, Belgrade, Novi Sad, Kragujevac, Niš, Banja Luka, Podgorica and Skoplje

·           University of Belgrade, Ljubljana, Pula, Novi Sad, Niš and Banja Luka, Long Island University (USA), VAMK University (Finland), University of Berlin (Germany)

·           Istituto Superiore di Sanità (Italy),

·           National Institute of Public Health of Greece

·           National Institute of Public Health of Mongolia

·           World Federation of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Societies (WFAS) Beijing

·           Liaoning Overseas Chinese Research Institute of New Medicine Shenyang

·           ECPD Institute of Preventive Medicine, Political and Health Psychology, Heidelberg

Participation in the courses delivered by distinguished experts in traditional and modern medicine from different countries allows complete and modern professional development of doctors and dentists/orthodontists and represents a step forward towards creating a comprehensive, unique system of medical knowledge with a view to achieving quality human life.

After the final examination is successfully passed, participants receive an INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMA ISSUED BY ECPD UN University for Peace, which is recognized in all United Nations member states.



Introduction to traditional medicine

Traditional medicine and the World Health Organization

Systematization and Classification of traditional medicine systems, methods and techniques

National medicine

Tibetan medicine

Mongolian medicine

Medico-legal aspects of traditional medicine

Specificities of Chinese traditional medicine

History of acupuncture

Traditional Chinese medicine I

Physiology and pathophysiology

Yin-Yang and Five Elements

Qi, blood and body fluids

Physiology of Zang-Fu organs

Etiology in traditional Chinese medicine

Differentiation of syndromes, eight principles

Learning about channels and points

General information on channels and points

Regular and extra channels and points

Specific points I

Extra points

Diagnostics in traditional Chinese medicine

Four diagnostic methods

Diagnostics of the pulse and tongue

Therapy in traditional Chinese medicine

Principles of acupuncture therapy and selection of points

Techniques of acupuncture and moxibustion

Microsystems in acupuncture

Modern medical science and acupuncture I

Modern explanation of acupuncture mechanisms

Methodology of scientific research in acupuncture

Homeostasis in modern and traditional medicine

Neurophysiological basis of acupuncture; role of autonomous nervous system

Changes in electric properties of the cell membrane for interpretation of acupuncture effects

Basis of embryology and acupuncture

Role of lungs in modern traditional medicine

Modern interpretation of autoimmune diseases

Integration of modern and traditional medicine

Practical exercises

Therapy methods and techniques of traditional medicine

Phytotherapy in our national medicine

Chinese phytotherapy




Cranial acupuncture

Relaxation techniques

Energy nutrition


Junani medicine


Aromatherapy and chromo therapy


Traditional Chinese medicine II


Pathophysiology of Zang-Fu organs

Learning about channels and points

Specific points II

Extra channels

Treatment by acupuncture in accordance with principles of traditional Chinese medicine

Bi syndrome and headache

Diseases of the nervous and locomotive systems

Diseases of the respiratory and cardiovascular systems

Diseases of the digestion system 


Modern medical science and acupuncture II

Neurophysiological mechanism of pain

Endocrinological interpretation of stress and acupuncture

Obesity - etiopathogenesis, division and indications for use of acupuncture

Role of kidneys in modern and traditional medicine; initiation of normal

mediatory factors of renal origin by acupuncture

Acupuncture and immune response

Thanatologic test of acupuncture points and their significance in court medicine

Basis of quantum – information medicine

Classical and quantum information channels in biological systems

Use of quantum – information medicine in diagnostics and therapy


Clinical use of acupuncture

Acupuncture and psychosomatic diseases

Acupuncture in neurology

Acupuncture in ORL

Acupuncture in gynecology

Acupuncture in sports and physical medicine

Acupuncture in addictive diseases

Aesthetic acupuncture

Magnetic stimulation in pediatrics

Laser in acupuncture and electro-acupuncture

Traditional Chinese medicine III

Auricular acupuncture


Modern medical science and acupuncture III

Integrative function of the brain in the mechanism of acupuncture stimulation

Neuroendocrinal basis for the use of acupuncture

Stimulation of endotel of the blood vessels and acupuncture

Eicosanoid system from the aspect of acupuncture

Experimental research of effects of magnetic and electroacupuncture stimulations

Reography of the brain in the valorization of effects of acupuncture treatment

Biophysical approach to acupuncture

Qi Engineering

Biophysical nature of acupuncture and alerted states of consciousness

Practical exercises









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