About Yerevan State Medical University
Yerevan State Medical University is centrally located in Yerevan, Armenia’s capital. It is one of the Largest Medical Universities in Armenia, with 31,000 graduates to date. After Heratsi, there are about 8,000 students in six faculties at the State Medical University. Around 1184 students come from various countries. It is known as the best university to study MD (equivalent to MBBS in India) in Armenia. In more than 100 chairs, leading clinical bases and research centers in Erevan teaching and study activities are coordinated.
The university has about 1,100 lecturers, 171 are highly skilled science doctors, 504 are science candidates and 7 RANAS academicians, who do research and pedagogical work at the university.
This cluster of scientific and intellectual talent plays a major role in medical science advancement in Armenia.
YSMU is committed to training highly trained physicians to improve the world and save humanity, wherever possible. There are two semesters in the academic year. The first half starts on 1 September and ends on 1 January.
University has five major buildings: Main University Building, Management Building, Research Building, Anatomical Building, Dental Clinic Building and also three hospitals (Muratsan Hospital, Mikaelyan Surgery Institute), run by Yerevan State Medical University where students have tremendous experience of learning life. More than 30 associated hospitals are also in close collaboration with Yerevan State Medical University. The University has formed close links in the fields of higher education and health with the medical universities and international health organizations. Such renowned universities come from the United States, Germany, Greece, Italy, France, Belgium, Egypt, Sweden, etc. YSMU has been a member of a number of international organizations since 2000. The following organizations are amongst others: GROUP European University Network, Foreign University Association, World Federation of Medical Education as a Member of the European Medical Education Association, European Dental Education Association
Facts & Figures of the University
- More than 8000 students
- 24% are international students
- Students from 26 countries all over the world
- 39 clinics, laboratories, and diagnostic centers
- 1100 professors
- More than 50 adjunct/visiting professors from other top universities
Faculties at Yerevan State Medical University
- School of General Medicine (MD- equivalent to MBBS in India)
- School of Pharmacy
- School of Dentistry
- School of Military Medicine
- Faculty of Public Health
- School of Postgraduate and Continuing Education
Hostel at Yerevan State Medical University
The University offers its students, particularly Indian students, comfortable lodging & dining facilities as Indian delicacies are also available.
It accommodates its students with a special dining area in its two houses for foreign students. The rooms are fully fitted with all the necessary facilities and the space is clean and smooth. Students also have laundry services available. There is a separate sports complex on the campus, a library with more than six Lakhs books, a gym, and a swimming pool. The department runs every sporting event on campus, including music, theater, plays, soccer, volleyball, basketball, power-lifting, chess and much more. For transportation, students can use the regular bus or metro service.