Semey State Medical University – is one of the biggest higher medical education establishments of Kazakhstan Republiс, which has its own teaching hospital with the branches in the Pavlodar city. The biggest dynamics of university’s infrastructure development is given to intensive growth opportunities of the educational, scientific and innovational prosperity.
There are 8 faculties with more than 3685 students from all regions of Kazakhstan, from the neighboring countries and far abroad, and around 2000 doctors improve their qualification on postgraduate level.
The strategic aim of Medical University is to joint needs of The East Kazakhstan region in health care service and to develop highly qualified medical faculty
History Semey State Medical University began September 1, 1953 with the opening of medical faculty, who were enrolled the first 320 students. All the years of the existence of high school graduates began more than 25 thousand people who are working successfully in Kazakhstan and abroad. Including 3 of academician, deputies of the Parliament of Kazakhstan, 6 people worked rectors of medical schools, 14 heads of regional health departments and other prominent figures of science and practice.
Over the past few years to improve the organization of the educational process developed a scientific medical potential, stronger material and technical base. University became known in the country and the world, is developing intensively. Since 2009, it was granted the status of University. Now it is a multi-Medical University, educational and cultural center in the East Kazakhstan and Pavlodar regions.
An important event in the history of the University was the visit of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev in June of 2007, which highlighted the achievements and praised the work. "This is the best medical university of the country and I've been watching its development", - he said at a meeting with the teachers and students of the University.
In order to achieve high goals at the University employs more than 1,500 professors, teachers, staff and physicians. Every year more than 600 students are students of University, the total number of students exceeds 4,000. The university foreign students from India, Pakistan, China, Mongolia, and Russia.