Kazakh National Medical University is a university in Almaty, Kazakhstan. It is the no.1 medical institute in all of Kazakhstan. Many of Kazakhstan’s leading physicians are affiliated with the university. It is dedicated to S.D. Asfendiyarov who was the first rector when the university was established in 1931. In 2001, the government classified it as a “national” university. There are more than 11000 students, PhD students study at KazNMU, and there are more than 1500 faculty members working at KazNMU, including more than 200 doctors of science, 130 professors, more than 500 candidates of science and 15-laureates of State prizes.
At the university there are 76 departments and 7 courses at 6 faculties (therapeutic, pediatric, public health, management in public health and pharmacy, general medicine, professional training and 2 faculties (pharmaceutical and stomatological) departments were transformed into modules (pharmaceutical faculty 5 modules, stomatological 9 modules)
Management is realized through Supervisory board, Academic and Quality Councils weekly meetings of University administration, monthly meetings of department heads and students active bodies. For effective integration with University partners new innovative and educational consortium “Corporate University” has been created.
KazNMU is the powerful scientific educational complex, including 7 educational buildings, Centre of practical skills, Testing centre with 8 computer studies (102 computers, but 140 ones work during a session), a library (6 reading halls, book fund accounts 1065263 copies, electronic library, internet study with 120 places). Besides the Republican scientific medical library and 2 anatomical museums function on the base of the university. From September 2011 University developed the program of Innovative development for 2011-2014 years.
The average rating of academic performance to graduates of secondary schools and colleges, GPA (Grand total) is not less than 75%. Marks/grades for chemistry and biology are not less than “B”
The applications of students who meet to the University requirements are allowed to pass an online interview (mini interview). Applicants who meet the requirements are allowed to competitive selection process.
The Department for work with foreign students and students of the Preparatory department sends to the applicants invitation letters to foreign citizens for procurement of educational visas after receipt of advance payment to the University’s operating account. Visas are procured by the Department for work with foreign students and students of the Preparatory department – at the expense of enrolled ones. If there is no advance payment within the specified term, the applicant does not receive invitation letters and is not subject to enrollment to students. The order of enrollment to the students is issued by the Rector of the University before August 28 of this year, in accordance with the Model rules of MES. In the case of violation of payment terms, the Agreement may be terminated upon the University’s decision
The list of documents for enrollment:
nationally recognized document of secondary (complete) general education or of secondary professional education with transcript (original); notarized copy of the nationally recognized document of secondary (complete) general education or of secondary professional education with transcript; notarized copy of passport or ID card; education payment receipt; 6 photos, size is 3x4 (colored or black-white, no more than 1 year of prescription); medical certificate (086-U form), fluoro, vaccination card (063-U form) reference of criminal record