Armenia is one of the best countries when it comes to affordable and quality education. The country - holds a population of only 3 million with major languages spoken is Armenian, English and Russian.

A country that has so much to offer – Asian monastery, great cuisines and beautiful nature and all of this for a fraction of price in a similar vacation in Europe. The breathtaking landscapes and high mountains are just few attractions in the country with a very old heritage and picturesque scenery.

Armenia has witnessed a remarkable development in the field of education, especially medical stream. The medical degrees awarded by the Armenian universities are globally recognized.

  • "Low tuition Fee" Yerevan State Medical University is the primary reason for attracting thousands of students from around the world.
  • SLMC recognized state medical university.
  • 100% English Medium Curriculum.
  • Armenia is known for the lowest crime rate and is one of the safest countries in Europe.
  • Extensive clinical training at state hospitals.
  • 6 years Doctor of Medicine (MD)

Yerevan State Medical University (YSMU) is the Soviet Union’s first medical university, the largest and most prestigious medical university in Armenia and is located in the capital Yerevan with 31,000 graduates till date and 11 teaching hospitals. There are about 8,000 students in 6 faculties. It is considered to be the best university to study medicine in Armenia. University has about 1,100 lectures out of which, 171 are well qualified Doctors of Science, 504 are candidates of Sciences, 7 Academicians of the RANAS; who perform scientific and pedagogical works at the university. YSMU is established in 1920 making the oldest university in Armenia.


YSMU – world’s top ranked university is recognized by the Sri Lanka Medical council (SLMC), World Health Organization (WHO) Australian Medical Council (AMC), General Medical council (GMC) and Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).

At present, YSMU hosts approximately 2500 International students from various countries such as Australia, Belarus, Canada, China, France, Georgia, Germany, the Great Britain, Greece, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Moldova, Poland, Russia, Sri Lanka, Syria, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, The USA, Uzbekistan and Venezuela.

The university offers degree programs in General Medicine with a duration of 12 semesters (6 years), Dentistry (Stomatology) and Pharmacy with a duration of 10 semesters (5 years). The university utilizes a wide array of modern educational technical aids. Students learn pre-clinical and clinical disciplines during the study period with a great attention being paid to practical skills acquired during the classes and practical training periods in the university simulation Center, laboratories and hospitals. Compared to all the other destinations to study medicine, YSMU is much affordable with high quality education. The university directs the student to exams such as AMC and PLAB.

The university has a separate sports complex, a library with over 600,000 volumes, gym and swimming pool facility as well. There is an extra-curricular department, which operates all the sports activities on campus that includes dancing, theater, drama, soccer, volleyball, basketball, power lifting, chess, and much more. For transportation, students can take advantage of the regular bus service or metro.

Since breaking free from the Soviet Union, the country has proven itself to be a world beater at the sport- Chess.

YSMU is indeed a great university with highly talented professors who render their service to students by using the modern technology. Also it is the largest and the most prestigious university in the country with around 3150 employees, 1190 teaching staff. Quality Education is extremely important to get ahead in life. It leads to numerous benefits including a prosperous career, financial security and will significantly improve your standard of living. Invest wisely on your tertiary education as every student with an advanced education is an asset to the country.

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