International School of Medicine (ISM) is an international higher educational institution is a structural unit of IUK created to train medical specialists, conduct medical research in cooperation with leading health centers of the country and countries of Far abroad.
ISM was established on a special resolution of the Kyrgyz Government to train doctors in line with up-to-date programs that meet international training standards and requirements in different regions of the world.
ISM is one of the top higher educational institutions in Kyrgyzstan where the program with the medium of instruction in English. As a part of IUK the ISM have signed the Bologna agreement (EU), which sets up single and commonly European educational standards.
The International School of Medicine of International University of Kyrgyzstan is an official state educational institution with the license of Ministry of Education and Science of Kyrgyz Republic for medical education in General Medicine within 5 years of study. (Official license AL #540).At present time more than 1800 student are studying into International University of Kyrgyzstan among them 760 students are studying in the medical faculties from different countries.
International School of Medicine is officially registered at: Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER - http://imed.ecfmg.org/search.asp),
Institute for International Medical Education (IIME - http://www.iime.org/database),
World Health Organization (WHO - http://www.who.int/hrh/wdms).
Like every higher education institution ISM has a library that contains a huge collection of Medical books. Latest foreign editions of commonly used books are available in sufficient numbers. New editions of books are regularly updated with WHO series and periodicals, in English and in Russian, and all the measures are taken for availability of books to every student.
The library possesses a unique book stock (above six thousand items) including traditional and new information carrying mediums, among them there are books in the line of medicine: therapy, pediatric, oncology, dermatology, gynecology, histology, microbiology, pharmacology, orthopedic, etc.
At this moment there are registered about 600 students and 80 teachers in the library. New information technologies are introduced for the smooth functioning of the library. The library's reading halls have PCs connected to the network, so students get free access to the global Internet.
IUK has excellent facilities for sports and leisure. All available within one of Bishkek's most exciting areas including sport sections, theatres, libraries and internet rooms. The leadership of school and its faculty conduct cultural-and-organizational work with students including excursions to museums, sightseeing in Kyrgyzstan, going to theaters and trips to mountains. The information on academic performance and attendance of students is made available in the school's website each semester to make sure the training process is transparent. IUK provides accommodation in hostels with all modern facilities. Hostels have access to internet services and students are protected by the Association of students.