About the University


For 89 years of its rich history, the main source of personnel the Kazakhstan of public health, SanzharAsfendiyarov Kazakh national medical University trained almost 80 000 doctors of different specialties,high-level professionals who have made a significant contribution to the protection of life and peoplehealth. Every third doctor of the country today is a graduate of KazNMU. And here they got the basics ofmedical knowledge, kindness and mercy.

Kazakh national medical University is a milestone in the history of education, medicine and the country asa whole. These are traditions that have become the basis of professionalism. It is a large medical fraternity,the connection of times and names, time for energy of scientists and teachers. The University, which builtits foundation on the basis of science, education and practice, can rightly be proud of its achievements.Quality organization of training, scientific and clinical activities, high level of qualification of doctors,recognition medical community has become a visiting card of KazNMU.

University history began from 1930 with one medical faculty. Now it is a huge University complex withunique infrastructure and modern multi-level system of continuous training of medical workers. Despite ofmany difficulties the staff of KazNMU passed through complex, innovative way.

The graduates were nominated to the highest position of health care in different periods of the country’slife. For example, 8 future people’s Commissars and Ministers of health care of Kazakhstan, 3 rectors ofmedical universities of Kazakhstan, 19 heads of research institutes, SC, 6 heads of regional healthinstitutions, 6 world Champions, 2 Olympic Champions, 71 honored workers of science of the Kazakh SSR andHonored workers of Kazakhstan, 45 Honored doctors of the Kazakh SSR, 46 Academicians of USSR Academyof medical Sciences, national Academy of Sciences of Kazakhstan and t 17 Winners of the State award RK.Two students of KazNMU, Manshuk Mametova and Vladimir Ivanilov, immortalized their names, becomingHeroes of Soviet Union.

The University has always distinguished a high level of practical training of students in a large extentassociated with the presence of their own clinics, innovations in the field of science, education andcollaboration with practical health care. The University retains leadership in medical education inKazakhstan. On the results of the international rating of the European chamber of science and industryARES-2017 KazNMU took first place among medical and third place among universities Republic ofKazakhstan with category A+.

KazNMU today takes 1st place in training all specialties of bachelor’s degree in healthcare and pharmacy, 1stplace in the National rating of medical Universities, 1st place in the National rating of educational programshealth care on 5 educational programs of pre-diploma level of training; 1st place in the Independent rating ofuniversities of Kazakhstan; the highest rate of employment graduates comprises 96%; Almost 10 000students, interns, residents, undergraduates and doctoral students from 17 countries of the worldrepresenting 34 nationalities; 6 faculties, 8 specialties of bachelor’s degree, 7 master’s degree specialties, 5

internship specialties, 31 specialty of residency, 4 laboratories, 7 academic buildings, 7 dormitories; 116partner universities from 27 countries.

KazNMU annually trains more than two thousand of specialists in different fields, those who promotemedicine of Kazakhstan. We are faced with the task of training is not just professional doctors, and doctorsscientistswho speak several world languages. We develop our own unique training programs. The Universitydaily takes steps to expand its autonomy in order to give the highest quality education students, become amedical cluster for the whole of Central Asia.