Born in China in 1955, Prof. PhD. Funian Yu graduated from Heilongjiang Colleague of Traditional Chinese Medicine (now Heilongjiang University of Traditional Chinese Medicine).

He currently serves as the Chinese Director of the Traditional Chinese Medicine BSc training programme, organized by Heilongjiang University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Hungary at Semmelweis University Faculty of Health Sciences, the President of the Central and Eastern European Association of Chinese Medicine Societies, the President of the board of supervisors of World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies , the Board Member of the Federation of Hungarian Medical Associations (MOTESZ), and the Honorary President of the Hungarian Chinese Medicine Association, editor of the World Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine (《世界中医药杂志》), and the academic advisor to the European Institute of Economics.