Yerevan State Medical University

Study Mbbs in Yerevan State Medical University

The medical faculty of Yerevan State University was founded in 1920, gave first graduates in 1927. In 1930 the medical faculty was reorganized as an independent Yerevan State Medical Institute. In 1980 it received the highest award for training highly qualified specialists and for its great contribution in the field of public health. In 1995 the Institute was reformed into the University and renamed as Yerevan State Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi. Mkhitar Heratsi – Armenian the Great Master of Medicine played the same role for us as Hippocrates for Greeks, Galen for Romans, Ibn Sina for Arabs.

YSMU is a Government University functioning under the Ministry of Science and Education as a state non-commercial organization. The structure of the University is that of a traditional European University. The governing bodies of the University are the University Council, the Rector, the Senate and the Student Council. The highest body of the University governing is the Board comprised of 32 members. The highest administrative organ is the University Council, which convenes at least twice a year. The Council makes decisions about the main activities of the University. The Rectorate of the University controls the way the decisions are realized during the intervals between the University Council sessions. The hospitals, clinics and centers are involved in the University Council of Clinics. The Rector of YSMU carries out the direct control of the University Council, the Rectorate and the Board of Clinics. Administration and the faculty function collaboratively in accordance with the University’s regulations and laws. The overwhelming majority of University’s leadership comprises of highly qualified physicians and health care professionals having an excellent and lifelong experience as well as expertise in the relevant field of study. The faculty staff and the University employees jointly collaborate for the common goals to be achieved at best.


  • Total Students ( 1st to 6th course ): 4895
  • Clinical Residents and Interns: 1099
  • Students enrolled in Postgraduate Research programmes (Ph.D. Scholars, Post-Doctoral/Dr.Sc./ Researchers): 493
  • Attendees at the Premedical Department: 72

Undergraduate and Graduate Education

Currently there are 1459 International Students from 28 countries studying in undergraduate medical courses. 900 Indian students are at advantage to pursue their graduate and post-graduate studies here in YSMU. There are 5 Faculties and 102 Academic Departments conducting wide spectrum of both theoretical and clinical studies. Teaching is conducted in Armenian and English. University faculties with respective number of students and other constituents are presented.

Faculty Number of students Duration of study (years) Hours (in total) ECTS total number of credits
General Medicine 3354 6 10,800 360
Stomatology 1193 5 9000 300
Pharmacy 335 5 9000 360
Military Medicine - 6 11,000 360
Public Health (Masters Programme) 13 2 3600 120

Eligibility requirement:

  • Minimum 50% aggregate marks in PCB in 12th
  • Minimum 17 years age till 31st December 2019
  • NEET 2019 qualified (As per Indian government’s rules)

Admission Requirements for Foreign Students:

  • Application Form
  • Passport/ID
  • 4 photos 3 x 4
  • Certificate of Secondary Education
  • Legalisation of educational documents (about 100 USD not covered by the University)
  • EXAMS: Biology and Chemistry
  • Medical Certificate of Health Status

Why Mbbs in The Yerevan State Medical University

  • Established in 1920
  • Faster admission process
  • Zero donation
  • Low hostel & tuition fee
  • 7,000+ Students

The Yerevan State Medical University Fee Structure

Year Tuition Fee in USD
1st Year $5,500
2nd Year $5,500
3rd Year $5,500
4th Year $5,500
5th Year $5,500
6th Year $5,500

Hostel Fee:

Northern State Medical University Fee Structure has a minimal hostel of around 42,000 approx per year.

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