Yerevan State Medical University is one of the leading government medical universities in Eastern Europe. It was founded in 1920 as a faculty and established as an independent Institution in 1930. The University is enlisted in the Directory of Higher Medical Institutions adopted by the World Health Organization (WHO). YSMU is a State non-commercial institution under the Ministry of Education and Science.
YSMU is a member of the International Association of Universities, which gives great opportunity in the sphere of development of international relations, students exchange, probation period abroad, participation in grant programs under the aegis of UNESCO joint research work and conferences. Having firm structure the university has worked out and implemented educational and research programs, for which it has gained international acknowledgement. YSMU established direct partnership in the form of extensive cooperation with about 30 universities around the globe. In nearly a century long existence the University has trained over 30,000 doctors. Currently, over 162 Doctor of Sciences and 481 Ph.D. degree holders constitute the University faculty of 1100 Professors.
Yerevan State Medical University is one of the most popular destinations for medical education in Europe, with over 1000 Indian students presently pursuing their studies there. Indians batches have regularly been admitted to this University since 1987. Students from more than 40 countries are at the advantage to complete their graduation from this University. Currently, there are about 5,500 students enrolled in the studies at seven faculties of Yerevan State Medical University after M. Heratsi; 1800 of them coming from different countries of the world.
On 11-16 April 2016, YSMU hosted 5 Nobel Laureates under one roof in frames of a unique scientific event called "Nobel Days in Yerevan". YSMU students had an unprecedented opportunity to experience their impressive lectures and interact with the Nobel Laureates.
Dr. Daljeet Singh Chauhan President of YSMU Alumni Association greeting the President of Armenia H.E. Mr. Serzh Sargsyan at New Delhi.
YSMU Rector Prof. Armen Muradyan and Dr. Daljeet Singh Chauhan meeting MCI President and Secretary.