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Yerevan State Medical University
Երեվանի Պետական Բժշկական Համալսարան
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Established 1920
Type Public
Rector Mikayel Z. Narimanyan
Students 3,000
Location Yerevan, Armenia
40°11′16.02″N 44°31′31.15″E / 40.1877833°N 44.5253194°E / 40.1877833; 44.5253194Coordinates: 40°11′16.02″N 44°31′31.15″E / 40.1877833°N 44.5253194°E / 40.1877833; 44.5253194
Nickname YSMU
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Yerevan State Medical University named after Mkhitar Heratsi (YSMU, Armenian: Մխիթար Հերացու անվան Երեվանի Պետական Բժշկական Համալսարան) is a leading medical school


YSMU was founded in 1920. The highest administrative organ is the University Council, which convenes at least twice a year. The Council makes decisions about the main activities of the University. The Rectorate of the University controls the way the decisions are realized during the intervals between the University Council sessions. The hospitals, clinics and centers are involved in the University Council of Clinics. The Rector of YSMU carries out the direct control of the University Council, the Rectorate and the Board of Clinics.

Ranking & Reputation[edit]

Yerevan State Medical University (YSMU) is a highly reputed University in the world, which occupies its honorable place in WHO (World Health Organization) directory of medical schools. This is state run Nonprofit organisation of best repute made for advancement of best healthcare facility and training in country and worldwide. This university is famous all over the world. The alumni are spread all over world including USA,Britain,Germany,Maldives, Malaysia,Singapore,Australia,Canada,India,Iran etc. It is a leading government medical University in Armenia.This university is about a century old. This is the only university in world which has 27 full fledged hospitals associated with it. Different faculty have full-fledged 5-6 floor hospital. Arabkir and Muratsan Hospitals are multi speciality Pediatric Hospitals with various superspecialities like pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatric Gynecology, Pediatric Neurology, Genetic centr, Neonatology, Adolescent care center. First Hospital for state of art Radiology centre. Norqmash Hospital and Erubuni for Orthopedics and Traumatology.

In 2013, the Yerevan State Medical University is ranked 27 in the world by 4icu World University ranking. YSMU established direct partnership in the form of cooperation agreements with about 20 universities around the globe, including a number of leading universities such as Boston University, Columbia University, Philadelphia University, etc. In the framework of these cooperation agreements, various academic programs, student exchange and joint research activities are implemented.

Co-organized scientific meetings[edit]

Notable alumni[edit]

External links[edit]

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Hetq Online

Hetq Online
Sat, 23 May 2015 02:22:30 -0700

Several days ago the Bologna Process Political Forum and the Ministerial Conference of European Higher Education Area concluded. One of the most important topics being discussed related to how investing in education is essential for sustainable ...


Wed, 23 Sep 2015 02:00:00 -0700

The official opening ceremony attended by Armenian Health Minister Armen Muradyan, Education Minister Armen Ashotyan, President of the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) Berge Setrakian and Yerevan State Medical University (YSMU) Rector ...

Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am

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Mon, 26 Mar 2012 23:27:27 -0700

YEREVAN. – A second year dentistry student at Yerevan State Medical University tried to end her life, on Monday, by cutting her veins, Zhoghovurd daily writes, referring to its well-informed sources. “Our information was also corroborated by the ...

Armenian Weekly

Armenian Weekly
Mon, 12 Oct 2015 11:53:07 -0700

The ceremony was attended by AGBU President Berge Setrakian, Minister of Education of the Republic of Armenia Armen Ashotyan, Minister of Health of the Republic of Armenia Armen Muradyan, and Yerevan State Medical University (YSMU) Rector ...

Catch News

Catch News
Sat, 26 Sep 2015 10:26:09 -0700

China's Zhengzhou University takes first place in terms of successful Indian attendees, having schooled 786 Indians who cleared the screening test. In the Russian Federation, Yerevan State Medical University tops the list with 524 candidates appearing ...
The Asian Age
Fri, 25 Sep 2015 13:15:00 -0700

In Russian federation, Yerevan State Medical University has been ranked on the top with 524 candidates appearing for the test out of which 95 passed. In China, however, Zhengzhou University attracted the maximum of 786 candidates from India.


Mon, 22 Jun 2015 03:00:14 -0700

Earlier, on June 8, the Yerevan State Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi held rector elections and as a result of closed secret ballot professor, current rector of the university since 2012 Mikayel Narimayan was elected; among 32 board members 29 ...

Armenian Weekly

Armenian Weekly
Mon, 21 Sep 2015 07:48:07 -0700

A new Preventive Dentistry Program, embraced by students at the Yerevan State Medical University's Therapeutic and Family Dentistry Department, has had a busy and productive year according to Karina Matevosyan, MA, RDH, an accomplished and ...

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