Karaganda or Qaraghandy, is the capital of Karaganda region in Kazakhstan. It is the fourth most populous city in Kazakhstan, behind Almata (Alma-Ata), Astana and Shymkent. Population: 459,778 (2009). Our university was established in 1950 year and it is the leading medical university of Kazakhstan on training of skilled personnel for the health care system. Our university has high reputation in the area of educational, scientific, diagnostic and treatment services delivery. The university is noticed by the high national rating.
On September 1, 1950 Karaganda medical institute opened its doors for the first students: 127 of the first course students and 101 students of the second one, 69 of which came from Kazan. It was opened 11 departments of the only medical faculty. In 1950 there were only 23 teachers, including 3 doctors and 3 candidates of sciences in the university.
The university maintains international contacts with universities and research centers of near and far abroad countries. The partnership is carried out with 60 universities, hospitals and research centers from 22 countries. KSMU is a member of the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE), Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME), the Organization for PhD Education in Biomedicine and Health Sciences in the European System (ORPhEUS) and the University Mobility in Asia and thePacific (UMAP).
Today Karaganda State Medical University continues to write its history traditions of quality teaching, education union, science and practice, international recognition and continuous improvement of specialist training in accordance with the requirements of modern society.
52 Health Organizations of Karaganda region and 2 clinics of KSMU are the clinical bases of Karaganda State Medical University in accordance with Resolution of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated on 2nd March, 2012,
Quality of education and science researches is provided by the high level of infrastructure, that is 4 training buildings with auditoriums equipped by the modern media, scientific library with the reference room and digital library room , center of practical skills equipped with the high technology simulators and manikins, Research center and laboratory, 6 dormitories, 52 clinical bases, 439 bases for practical training passing in RK and abroad, polyclinic, consultative and diagnostic center, dental clinic, students’ sport and health camps and rest areas.
Students will live in the student hostel. We can help you to find good student cafeteria for having meal.
Students will live in the student hostel.
Local Committee members of the Karaganda State Medical University will meet student(-s) from Airport and help to get to the student hostel.
Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Fatima
KarLag / Museum of Political Repression Victims’ Memory of the Dolinka Settlement
Regional Central Mosque
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