Yerevan State Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi

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Student Parliament

sp-logoPresident: Aleksan Hovhannisyan

YSMU Student Parliament was established in 1992. It is a non-governmental, elective, representative organization. Since its inception, the SP has been dedicated to support self-government and self-management procedures and promote the students’ social, scientific, intellectual, cultural, ethic and spiritual development.

The SP is leaded by parlament’s meeting, chairmanship and president. Since its foundation the SP has been headed by Artak Grigoryan, Samvel Apinyan, Armen Ashotyan, Armen Hakobyan, Karen Avagyan, Avag Avagyan.

The programs being implemented by SP in various spheres are as follows:

1. Educational and scientific sphere

  • Organizing «Best Group», «Best student» competitions and rewarding winners
  • Organizing «Debate Club»
  • Conduction of surveys and analysis of further results
  • Holding student scientific conferences
  • Organizing subject Olympiads and awarding winners
  • Organization of student meetings

2. Sphere of Media and Information

  • Publication of «Medicus» student magazine
  • Start-up of «Medicus» student radio and broadcasting
  • Publication of various student handouts, «Healthy lifestyle» pamphlet, etc.
  • Participation in international exhibition titled «Education in Armenia»

3. Cultural and sport sphere

  • Festivals «Gold fall», «Student Spring»
  • «Friendship» Festival dedicated to international students’ day
  • April 24 Genocide Victims Commemoration Day
  • Events dedicated to International Women's Day
  • Сhess championship within YSMU
  • YSMU team participation in «Baze» Panarmenian Youth Assemblage
  • Organizing photo galleries
  • Organization of Evenings of Art and Literature

4. Social and Health Care sphere

  • «Healthy Lifestyle» campaign
  • Visiting geriatric homes and orphanages
  • Visiting border regions to provide medical and humanitarian aid
  • Organization of student cleaning day

SP also organizes students’ leisure-time activities

  • Parties for freshmen and international students
  • Christmas masquerades
  • Organization of YSMU students’ holidays at the university resthouses

SP is a full member of Armenian National Students Assocation (ANSA) and Armenian Youth National Counsel (AYNC). Meanwhile, in the international area, it is a full member of IFMSA (International Federation of Medical Students Association), IADS (International Association of Dental Students) and IPSF (International Pharmaceutical Students Federation). In 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003 SP was awarded the «Haykyan» prize as one of the best self-government institutions. In 2004 «Medicus» was awarded the mentioned prize as one of the best student magazines.

Any student of YSMU, clinical residents as well as interns can participate in the activities SP undertakes and implements. Donate your time and visit the Student Parliament.


Address: RA, Yerevan 0025, 2 Koryun str., YSMU Administrative Chamber, 3rd floor, Student Parliament
Tel.: (+37410) 580 693