Founded in 1920, Yerevan State Medical University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Yerevan (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of the Republic of Armenia, Yerevan State Medical University (YSMU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Yerevan State Medical University (YSMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 99 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Armenian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.
Yerevan State Medical University is centrally located in the capital of Armenia, Yerevan. It is considered as one of the Top Medical Universities in Armenia, leading with a number of 31,000 graduates till date. There are about 8,000 students in 6 faculties of the State Medical University after Heratsi. Approximately, 1184 students are from various nations. It is considered to be the best University for studying MD in Armenia (equivalent to MBBS in India). Teaching and research activities are organized in more than 100 chairs, leading clinical bases and research centers in Yerevan.
University has about 1,100 lecturers out of which, 171 are well-qualiﬁed Doctors of Sciences, 504 are Candidates of Sciences, 7 Academicians of the RANAS; who perform scientiﬁc & pedagogical work at the University. This cluster of scientiﬁc & intellectual potential has a signiﬁcant role in the development of medical science in Armenia.
YSMU relies on the mission of preparing highly qualiﬁed & skilled doctors to change the world, save the humanity; wherever it is needed. The academic year consists of two semesters. The ﬁrst semester starts on September 1 and ends in December-January
University constitutes of 5 main buildings- Main University building, Administrative building, Laboratory building, Anatomical building, Dental clinics building, and also three hospitals (Heratsi Hospital, Muratsan Hospital & Mikaelyan Institute of Surgery) operated under the supervision of Yerevan State Medical University; where students get a great life-learning experience. There are more than 30 afﬁliated hospitals with which Yerevan State Medical University works closely