Higher Education in Kazakhstan
Asfendiyarov Kazakh National Medical University - Almaty
“Kazakh National Medical University is a university in Almaty, Kazakhstan. It was established in 1931, and the first rector was S.D. Asfendiyarov. In 2001, the government classified it as a “national” university. The university has a student population of 11,000 students and PhD students study at KazNMU, and 1500 faculty members.”
Kazakh National Medical University (KazNMU) is one of the top medical universities of Kazakhstan. The university was established in the year 1930 in the rural area of Almaty city. The city is known to have the population of about 1,000,000 – 5,000,000. With its excellent academic results, the government of Kazakhstan classified KazNMU as the national university in the year 2001.
The university is recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The university was started with the mission to define a perfect model of competitive and innovation focused institution in order to deliver highly qualified medical education to the students worldwide. The structure of the university is strong enough to provide up-to-date scientific investigations on urgent problems of Public health, implemented in practical health care at a medical services market.