Welcome to YSMU
Yerevan State Medical University is one of the leading Government Medical University in Eastern Europe. It was founded in 1919 as a faculty and established as an independent Institution in 1930. The University is enlisted in the Directory of Higher Medical Institutions adopted by the World Health Organization (WHO). YSMU is a State non-commercial instutution under the Ministry of Education and Science.
YSMU is recognized by the Medical Council of India, Act of 1956 (Gazette of India, Part II, S.1, Extra, S. No. 83, dt. 31.12.1956). Indians batches are regularly been admitted in this University since 1987. YSMU is a member of the International Association of Universities, which gives great opportunity in the sphere of development of international relations, students exchange, probation period abroad, participation in grant programs under the aegis of UNESCO joint research work and conferences. Having firm structure the university has worked out and implemented educational and research programs, for which it has gained international acknowledgement. YSMU established direct partnership in the form of extensive cooperation with about 30 universities around the globe, including a number of leading universities such as Boston University, Columbia University, Philadelphia University, etc. in USA and many other universities of Europe. In the framework of these cooperation agreements, various academic programs, student exchange and joint research activities are implemented. After completing the second year of medical school, the students who perform well can participate in the Medical Scientific works of the ‘Scientific Research Centre’ of the university. The university has trained over 30,000 doctors and pharmacists for nearly a century long existence.
Currently, over 162 Doctor of Sciences and 481 Ph.D. degree holders constitute the university faculty of 1100 Professors. 264 members of the university faculty hold Scientific degrees, 7 Academicians of RA National Academy of Sciences conduct scientific and academic workings in the University. 80 Professors of Medicine, 171 Associate Professors and 6 Senior Research Officers are enrolled in the university teaching, scientific and clinical activities.
Yerevan State Medical University is one of the most popular destinations for medical education in Europe, with over 1000 Indian students presently pursuing their studies there. Students from more than 30 countries are at the advantage to complete their graduation from this University. Currently, there are about 5,500 students enrolled in the studies at seven faculties of Yerevan State Medical University after M. Heratsi; 1140 of them coming from different countries of the world.
On 11-16 April 2016, YSMU hosted 5 Nobel Laureates under one roof in frames of a unique scientific event "Nobel Days in Yerevan". YSMU students had an unprecedented opportunity to experience their impressive lectures and interact with the Nobel Laureates.
Dr.Vikrant Sharma(Doing M.S. Surgery, Rohtak)
"YSMU has given me an oppurtunity to achieve my goal of becoming a doctor. After graduating from YSMU, I was able to attend top ranking in the All India P.G. entrance exams at the very first attempt."
"The University has well developed infrastructure with well organized classes, extracurricular activities & cultural events.Indian festivals are celebrated with great zest with Indian Embassy officials and University staff."
"YSMU faculty is of very high standard holding rich experience.I loved yerevan from the very beginning. Me & my two brothers who also study in YSMU feel at home in Armenia."
Dr.Mohit Chaudhary(Doing M.D. Radiology)
"Me and my brother (also in YSMU) feel many International and global oppurtunities to open their doors after graduating from YSMU. We feel privileged to be a part of YSMU."
Dr.Venkatesh Kumar(Doing M.S. Surgery in Assam)
"I feel proud to be an YSMU graduate and I cherish the guidance of my teachers & their valuable support for me to excel."
"Armenia offers cost-effective alternative to Indian students with good infrastructure and high teaching standard. Here you will get a destination
that gives you what you want at an affordable cost."
"The aspect of YSMU that I appreciate the most is the sense of belonging and safety. People are warm & friendly holding high respect for the Indian culture."
"The professors are approachable and very cooperative. Amazing oppurtunties offered by YSMU for international exchange make the experience even
better for the Indian students."