Kazakh National Medical University 

About University

Kazakh National Medical University is a university in Almaty, Kazakhstan. It is the no.1 medical institute in all of Kazakhstan. Many of Kazakhstan’s leading physicians are affiliated with the university. It is dedicated to S.D. Asfendiyarov who was the first rector when the university was established in 1931. In 2001, the government classified it as a “national” university. There are more than 11000 students, PhD students study at KazNMU, and there are more than 1500 faculty members working at KazNMU, including more than 200 doctors of science, 130 professors, more than 500 candidates of science and 15-laureates of State prizes.

History of Kazakh National Medical University named after S.D. Asfendiyarov

In 1930 by RSFSR SP council’s decision the first  institute in Kazakhstan was founded. The first rector was S.D.Asfendiyarov, a graduating-student of Leningrad Military Medical Academy.

Sanzhar Asfendiyarov
For great services and people’s public health  development the medical institute was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of  Labour in April of 1981.
In 2001 Kazakh State medical university named after S.D.Asfendiyarov was awarded the high national status of the university.



Providence of a society with harmonically developed specialists of high and post-diploma education, presenting new knowledge in medicine and pharmacy, rendering ethic, highly qualified medical service and strongly and deeply integrated into the world’s community.
Strategic objective

Creation of 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.
S.D. Asfendiyarov KazNMU view:

leader in training competitive specialists with high and post-diploma education of the international level;
scientific  research centre of development, scientific and innovative potential in the sphere of medical education and science;
centre of united informational field forming, providing the unity of science, education and practice, keeping and augmenting  scientific traditions with the following development of national scientific school;
clinical centre of advanced prophylaxis technologies, diagnostics, treatment and rehabilitation of patients;
leader in the system of continuous professional education;
At the university there are 76 departments and 7 courses at 6 faculties (therapeutic, pediatric, public health, management in public health and pharmacy, general medicine, professional training and 2 faculties (pharmaceutical and stomatological) departments were transformed into modules (pharmaceutical faculty  5 modules, stomatological  9 modules)

The university has introduced and certified the System of Quality Management in the field of “Development and educational services rendering in the sphere of high professional education in medicine; advanced medical high school studies of doctors and teachers; rendering therapeutic  diagnostic services; carrying on scientific investigations in medicine” (Certificate SGS (Sweden) № HU 11/5879 of June, 20,2011).
The control of System of Quality Management is being observed by 40 certified internal auditors including 5 students.
Management is realized through Supervisory board, Academic and Quality Councils weekly meetings of University administration, monthly meetings of department heads and students active bodies. For effective integration with University partners new innovative and educational consortium “Corporate University” has been created.
From September 2011 University developed the program of Innovative development for 2011-2014 years.


University Administration closely cooperates with the bodies and organizations of Public health. Annually Rector with Pro-rectors 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, pharmaceutists, nurses. Besides pedagogical workers of medical education institutions study at the advanced medical courses on the base of the Centre of continuous education.
KazNMU has concluded agreements with the following organizations:

International organizations, where KazNMU is a participant and member are the followings:
Nowadays we have 58 agreements with international organizations.
Realization of Student exchange program is being implemented in frame of University’s cooperation with Kazakhstan and international partner-Universities. More than 50 students visited Ukraine, Japan, Italy, Turkey, China,  Uzbekistan pursuing academic goals.
Starting from June to December, 2011 around 94 specialists from foreign countries conducted workshops using the program “Foreign specialists’ invitation” (USA, Israel, Turkey, China, Hungary, South Korea, Germany, Russia, Belorussia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, Lithuania, Italy, Jordan, France, Singapore).
Practitioners and teachers of medical Universities are invited to participate in master-classes free of charge.
Annually in the first days of December the University holds international scientific and practical conference “University Days” which includes lections from scientists with a world name, faculty conferences, student events (debates, trainings, competitions and etc.)

KAZNMU is recognized by Medical Council of India and WHO
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