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Yerevan State Medical University
Երեվանի Պետական Բժշկական Համալսարան
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Type Public
Established 1920
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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253 news items


Mon, 08 Feb 2016 09:03:45 -0800

YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 8, ARMENPRESS. Yerevan State Medical University will host five Nobel Laureates under one roof in the frames of a unique scientific event “Nobel days in Yerevan” from April 11-16. “Armenpress” reports Yerevan State Medical ...

The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

The Armenian Mirror-Spectator
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:33:45 -0800

The idea to invite Nobel Prize winners in Medicine, Biology and Physics belongs to Professor Konstantin Yenkoyan, Vice-Rector for Science and Research at Mkhitar Heratsi Yerevan State Medical University (YSMU). He worked with Israeli biologist, 2004 ...


Wed, 03 Feb 2016 22:30:20 -0800

Five Nobel laureates in medical sciences will be hosted at the Yerevan State Medical University (YSMU) as part of the “Nobel Days in Yerevan” scientific event next spring. The event planned on April 11-16 and consisting of nine lectures will become the ...


Wed, 27 Jan 2016 07:11:15 -0800

“Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University ranks second, Yerevan State Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi ranks third. The next comes the American University of Armenia, “National Polytechnic University of Armenia” is the fifth. French University in ...

Asbarez Armenian News

Asbarez Armenian News
Mon, 25 Jan 2016 13:38:21 -0800

YEREVAN – What Rita Keshishian, a freshman at the American University of Armenia (AUA), misses most from her native city of Aleppo are her local Armenian school and the family piano, both left behind in 2012, when the family escaped to Yerevan.


Mon, 07 Dec 2015 23:18:45 -0800

YEREVAN, DECEMBER8, ARMENPRESS. President of Armenian National Assembly Galust Sahakyan sent a message on 95th anniversary of Yerevan State Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi. As Public Relations and Media Department of the Armenian ...

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 ...

Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am

Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am
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 ...

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