Medical Faculty for International Students


Our students come from many different countries of the world. At first, the majority of them came from Central Asia and Middle East: Pakistan, Syria, Lebanon, and Turkey. Then the majority came from Turkmenistan. When the University introduced training of specialists in English, the number of students from Mauritius, India, and Nigeria increased.

Within the Faculty’s functioning, we have had students from 55 countries of the world. Among the countries are: Azerbaijan, Angola, Armenia, Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Vietnam, Ghana, Germany, Greece, Georgia, Egypt, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Israel, India, Jordan, Iraq, Iran, Yemen, Kazakhstan, Canada, Cameroon, Kenya, China, Colombia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Mauritius, Mauritania, Maldives, Morocco, Nepal, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Palestine, Peru, Poland, Russia, Senegal, Syria, Somalia, Sudan, USA, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Sri Lanka, Ecuador, Ethiopia, South Africa.

Nowadays, there are 1202 students from 33 countries of the world at the Faculty. The majority of them come from Sri Lanka (609), India (184), Nigeria (147), and Turkmenistan (97). Many of them are trained in English as a medium of instruction – 1082, and 120 students are trained in Russian. The number of international students at the 1st year of studies is 286, 301 students are at the 2nd, 236 at the 3rd, 116 at the 4th, 135 at the 5th, and 128 at the 6th.

Training of all international students at the Faculty is carried out in conformity with the standards for higher medical education in major “General Medicine”. The basis for modern high quality training of a physician is balanced combination of educational, scientific and academic process that is performed by the Dean’s office of the Faculty for International Students together with departments’ teachers and specialists. Classes undergo at 44 departments of the University in 62 disciplines. All professors and teachers of the University carry out training of Russian speaking students. The teachers who underwent courses and received certificates for teaching in English work with English speaking students. There are 133 of such teachers, 5 of them are professors, 47 associate professors, 80 assistants and teachers, 8 of them are doctors of sciences and 69 candidates of sciences.