Yerevan State Medical University

Yerevan State Medical University

YEREVAN STATE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY

INTRODUCTION

Yerevan State Medical University is a higher state educational institution engaged in providing education within the fields of medicine, pharmacy, stomatology, public health and organizing fundamental scientific research.


University Brief Outline

Yerevan State Medical University (YSMU) is the leading institution of higher medical education in Armenia which was founded in 1920. It offers undergraduate and graduate education at six faculties: General Medicine, Stomatology, Pharmacy, Military Medicine, Public Health and Postgraduate and Continuing Education. YSMU is dedicated to training medical specialists being applicable to the essentials of the Republic of Armenia and many countries worldwide. YSMU provides education corresponding to the international educational standards, ensuring highest quality of professional knowledge and competitiveness of diplomas in the international arena. Currently over 5000 students are studying at YSMU various faculties. Multi-profile university clinical hospitals, radiology centre, outpatient clinics appear to be main facilities for YSMU personnel and students to practice and carry out the academic process, meanwhile promoting public health at large.

Since 2000 YSMU has a membership in a number of international organizations, namely: International Association of Universities (IAU), World Federation of Medical Education (WFME), as a member of Association of Medical Education in Europe (AMEE), International Federation of Medical Students Association (IFMSA), International Pharmaceutical Students Federation (IPSF), and Global Universities in Distance Education (GUIDE Association). Cooperation agreements have been signed between YSMU and a number of leading medical universities, clinics and hospitals in Europe and the US.


University Faculties

  • There are six faculties at YSMU: General Medicine, Stomatology (Dentistry), Pharmacy, Military Medicine, Public Health, Postgraduate and Continuing Education.
  • European Credit Transfer System enables student mobility and ensures 60 credits per year.
  • The teaching is conducted in Armenian, Russian and English.
  • Academic year at the university comprises 40 weeks divided into two terms.

Faculty of General Medicine
Degree awarded: Doctor of Medicine (MD)

Faculty of Stomatology (Dentistry)
Degree awarded: Doctor of Stomatology

Faculty of Pharmacy
Degree awarded: Master of Pharmacy

Faculty of Military Medicine
Degree awarded: Doctor of Medicine in Military Forces

Faculty of Public Health
Degree awarded: Epidemiologist, Hygienist, Public Health Specialist

Faculty of Postgraduate and Continuing Education
Degree awarded: according to specialization


Admission Of International Students

Since 1957 foreign citizens have also been educated and trained in YSMU. Languages of instruction are Armenian, Russian and English. Applicants to Yerevan State Medical University must have high school or secondary professional education. Applicants should submit their documents to the embassy or consulates of the Republic of Armenia in the given country. All the required documents may also be sent via post to RA Ministry of Education and Science. The applicant is enrolled in the 1st year of the study having successfully passed entrance test exams in Physics, Chemistry, Biology. Those applicants, whose education is conducted in foreign language, should as well take exam in instruction language. Further information concerning admission requirements is available at www.ysmu.am


University Hostel

The University Hostel established for Foreign students is composed of two buildings. The Hostel provides adequate facilities necessary for residing, studying and recreation activities. Separate hostels wings are provided for boys and girls on sharing basis. International hostels are furnished with basic amenities and are centrally heated. The Hostel Cafeteria presents itself as a non-commercial dining facility with cheap prices. Indian food is also available. Each floor houses a kitchen intended for use by students to prepare meals. Hostel residents are served with free breakfast on each working day. The hostel is provided with Wi-Fi equipped Computer hall, Reading hall, Conference Hall, Event hall, Dining hall, Television lounge, Laundry facilities and Sports ground. Laundry equipment is also available at the Hostel: 7 washing machines and 7 tumble dryers. In winter autonomous heating supply system operates at the Hostel. The Hostel is supplied with cold and hot water and energy on a 24-hour basis. The student doesn't pay for the electric energy consumed, water supply, for using First-aid unit and Internet services and doesn't have to pay for other utility expenses. Twice a month students are provided with clean beddings free of charge. Expenses for these services are covered by the University. The second floor of the Hostel Building No.1 is structured in a way to resemble a guest house having a separate entrance with 23 rooms specifically designed for the University guests. Hostel Security officers and necessary equipment ensure (fire safety devices, cameras) the safety and security of students. First-Aid Unit at the Hostel provides first aid and medical care on a 24-hour basis. The hostels are conveniently located at walking distance of 2-3 min from the bus stop where students can catch comfortable buses and mini-buses to the University. Popular supermarket offering wide range of products (food, groceries, toiletries, etc) at affordable cost is situated across the street.


University Scholarships

YSMU students are granted an opportunity to acquire various nominal scholarships. Nominees for the mentioned scholarships are chosen taking into consideration the following criteria:

  • Absolute academic excellence
  • Scientific publications
  • Foreign language knowledge
  • Participation in republican, international competitions, olympiads, student scientific sessions
  • Participation in scientific and social activities of university faculties

Various nominal scholarships are available named after meritorious Armenian physicians, scholars and scientists.




1, 2, & 3 Year 5000 USD
4, 5, & 6 Year 4500 USD
Annual Hostel Fee 500 USD