Kazakh National Medical University is the best medical university in Kazakhstan. The university was established in the year 1931 and is located in the rural setting of the of Almaty city which has a population of about 1,000,000-5,000,000. In the year 2001, the government of Kazakhstan classified it as a “national” university. KazNMU is officially recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The university was established with the vision to create an effective model of competitive, innovation focused university, rendering highly qualified medical education, up-date scientific investigations on urgent problems of Public health, implemented in practical health care at a medical services market.
The university offers a wide variety of courses in medical including bachelor degrees, master degrees as well as doctorate degrees. Every year, a large number of applicants from various countries apply to get admission in MBBS and many other medical courses in KazNMU. At present, there are more than 11000 students pursuing their medical degrees from KazNMU. Kazakh National Medical University has more than 1500 faculty members working at KazNMU, that include more than 200 doctors of science, 130 professors, more than 500 candidates of science and 15-laureates of State prizes. The admission procedure of the university is very simple and is based on the grades of the applicants in their 12th standard.
The infrastructure available in Kazakh National Medical University is up to date with modern technology and best medical instruments. Kazakh National Medical University offers several academic and non-academic facilities and services to the students. The campus of KazNMU include a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
The facilities available in the Kazakh National Medical University are listed below:
Kazakh National Medical University has maintained very good ties with other bodies and organizations of Public health. Every year, Rector with Pro-rectors of the university hold out-door conferences with the heads of Almaty, Zhambyl, Kzyl-orda, South Kazakhstan, West Kazakhstan, North Kazakhstan, Atyrau, Mangistau, oblasts and Almaty public health departments on the problems of training interns, training and retraining and advanced studies of doctors, pharmaceutics, nurses.
The campus of Kazakh National Medical University is situated in a picturesque area in the centre of Almaty. The students studying MBBS and other medical courses at KazNMU are provided with the world class facilities in the university campus. Many interesting complexes like Central stadium, sports complex, Circus, Theatre, cinemas, hypermarket, cafes, restaurants and snack bars, a bowling centre, shops etc are located near the campus of KazNMU.
The campus itself is fulfilled with all the basic facilities and activity centers. The hostels are equipped with water supply, internet, TV, swimming pool, gym, reading rooms, computer rooms etc. The students are encouraged to take part in sports that make them fit and healthy. The hostels and the college campus of KazNMU is well secured with 24/7 dedicated security guards.