Astana Medical University was established is a private higher medical education institution in Kazakhstan. The university is located in the capital of Kazakhstan – Astana. In the year 1997, the university was named as Akmolinsk State Medical Academy. And then in 2009, the institute was renamed as Astana Medical University.
The foundation of Astana Medical University was initiated when in 1964, the Council of Ministers of the Republic adopted the resolution for opening a Medical Institution in Tselinograd. In 1997 the institute was recognized as a medical academy. After a few years and in January 2009, the institute gained the status of a university. Based on the resolution of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan the University entered into the structure of the National Medical Holding.
Astana Medical University is officially accredited by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The university offers many courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctorate degrees in several areas of medical study. At present, there are about 260 faculty members working in AMU. Approximately 2270 students are pursuing their medical degrees from Astana Medical University.
Astana Medical University (AMU) is ranked among the biggest and the most dynamic medical universities in Kazakhstan. The quality of medical education provided in AMU is world class with international curriculum and modern infrastructure. The medical degree obtained from Astana Medical University is recognized by the world’s major organizations like WHO, UNESCO and MCI. The students who complete their MBBS from AMU ca work in any part of the world. The university has gained high reputation in the area of higher medical education in Kazakhstan.
AMU gained the status of the university as a result of the increase in the number of courses and students. Later, the university introduced the academic credit system and three-tiered system of education with Bachelor, Masters, and PhD Degrees. The clinical bases of Astana Medical University are located at the biggest national and republican centres. AMU has been ranked among the leading medical universities in Kazakhstan. Astana Medical University has maintained healthy relations with the top medical universities of the US, Singapore, Europe, and Russia. The graduates from AMU are eligible to work in any part of the world after clearing the national exam of the particular country.
Students from many different countries apply to get admission in MBBS and other medical courses in Astana Medical University. The quality of education in AMU matches the international standards. The students are given many opportunities to participate in international exchange programs, seminars, conferences and projects.
The campus of AMU is fulfilled with all the basic amenities and other facilities. The hostels are well guarded with 24/7 security system. The infrastructure in the university campus is very good and that too is available at a very low cost. The university offers a friendly and multi cultural environment.
Every year, many cultural programs are organized in the university. The students from different countries take active part in these programs. The campus of the college has many activity complexes like a gym, sports complex, canteen, cafes, restaurants, activity center etc.