Asfendiyarov Kazakh National Medical University

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Asfendiyarov Kazakh National Medical University


About Asfendiyarov Kazakh National Medical University:

The university was established in 1930 with the establishment of the Faculty of Medicine there, and it has continued to develop until now it is a huge university complex with a unique infrastructure and a modern multi-level system to continuously train medical personnel in a unique and innovative way. Many distinguished and influential personalities have graduated from the university at the regional and international levels, and it is worth mentioning that the Minister of Health of Kazakhstan Doctor Yelzhan Birtanov is a graduate of Asfendiyarov University. The university has always been characterized by a high level of practical training for its students, and interest in innovations in science, education and cooperation; This is why the university maintained its leadership in medical education in Kazakhstan. Every year, the university trains more than two thousand specialists in various fields, and the training is not only for professional doctors, but also for doctors scientists who speak several international languages.

Why Asfendiyarov Kazakh National Medical University?

Because it is an university with a long time in history and many exprinces in the medical and health field, and has many international and domestic agreements, and a fully equipped infrastructure to ensure the best educational quality for its students. The university is also a magnet for many international students. The advantages mentioned earlier, and the distinct specializations that it provides in the master’s and doctorate degrees, and because it exhibits great cooperation with students transferring from other universities.

Asfendiyarov Kazakh National Medical University in numbers:

  • Local ranking: 6.
  • International ranking: 3888.
  • Number of students: 11 thousand students.
  • Faculties: 6 Faculties.


Local and international recognition,:

The university has signed many international treaties, agreements and memos with 108 universities from 27 different countries, of which 21 are listed in the QSWUR universities rankings, to ensure international best practices in research and teaching in the field of medical education and general practitioners training.


Mission and Vision:

Community service by educating competitive specialists who are able to manage, protect and promote public health, and improve health care by incorporating advanced educational, scientific and medical technologies.


An innovative university that is constantly evolving on the principles of the academic system of health care and science, where professionals, inspired by a single mission, share the same values, and collaborate to generate, transfer and use knowledge about health.