Yerevan State Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi

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Admission 2016/2017

Admission for foreign citizens

Call for applications for the 2016-2017 academic year (paid education) at Yerevan State Medical University


Entrance requirements

Applicants to Yerevan State Medical University must have secondary or secondary professional education. The applicant is enrolled in the 1st year of the study having successfully passed two of the following entrance test exams (based on applicant’s choice): Physics, Chemistry, Biology. The exams are conducted within the framework of the secondary school exam program. Those applicants not possessing the language of instruction or having failed the entrance examinations may be enrolled in the preparatory year program based on interview results.


Duration of the study

Tuition per annum for those studying in English (represented in Armenian dram)

University Education



General Medicine

6 years

2 400 000


5 years

2 400 000


5 years

1 600 000

Premedical Department

1 year

1 000 000


  • The duration of studies in the clinical residency is 2-4 years depending on the specialty.
  • The tuition of the international clinical residents goes as follows: for international citizens graduated from YSMU – 2 400 000 AMD per annum; international citizens graduated from other universities – 2 900 000 AMD per annum.
  • Information on daily exchange rate is available at the webpage of the Central Bank of Armenia. Follow the link
  • The annual tuition remains unchanged for the whole period of education.
  • Accommodation is provided at the University Hostel. The fee per month (per bed) is 20 000 AMD. Hostel room houses 2 or 3 persons.
  • The student shall be insured every year by the Medical Insurance Company cooperating with the University throughout his/her academic years. The annual cost of insurance package is 52 000 AMD.
  • A contract between the student and the university must be compiled.
  • In exceptional cases the tuition of international students can as well be defined in accordance with contracts signed with them.

Required documents

  1. Application to the RA Minister of Education and Science
  2. Application Form (download)
  3. Medical record detailing the health state of the applicant. The record may be given by any medical organization in RA.
  4. Copy of passport or birth certificate (including all pages that have a mark or stamp)
  5. High School Diploma and its copy
  6. Six (6) passport-sized photos (4x6)
  7. Autobiography
  8. Applicants applying for the post-graduate professional education should submit a scientific report on a chosen specialty topic. The scientific report should not exceed 20 pages and may be written in Armenian, Russian or English.

The procedure for submitting the required documents

Applicants should submit their documents to the embassy or consulates of the Republic of Armenia in the given country. All the required documents may also be sent via post to RA Ministry of Education and Science.

Address of YSMU: RA, Yerevan 0025, Koryun 2
Tel.: +37410 560 594
Fax: +37410 529 605
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Deadlines for application submission and entrance examinations

Application deadline: August 20, 2016.
Admission to Premedical Department: November 1, 2016.
Admission exams for the first year are held within the period 31.08.2016-8.09.2016.

The graduates of General Medicine faculty are awarded the qualification of MD Physician. Specialization: General Medicine.

The qualification Doctor of Stomatology is conferred to the graduates of Stomatology faculty. Specialization: Stomatology.

The graduates of the Pharmacy faculty acquire a qualification of Master of Pharmacy.
Specialization: Pharmacy.

For Armenian citizens

Yerevan State Medical University after M. Heratsi calls for admission for 2015/2016 academic year at the following faculties:
General Medicine
Stomatology (Dentistry)
Military Medicine (Medicine, Dentistry)

Duration of Bachelors program is the following :

Faculty of General Medicine: 5 years
Faculty of Dentistry: 4 years
Faculty of Pharmacy: 4 years
Faculty of Military Medicine:
Medicine : 5 years
Dentistry : 4 years

Armenian and foreign citizens with the appropriate diploma from a secondary education institution (e.g. high school) or having secondary specialized education may apply, without any age limitations.

The applicants may choose to take any two of the following unified admission exams:

Physics (written)
Chemistry (written)
Biology (written)

Exam results are confirmed by the Republic Admission Committee in accordance with the 2011 State Higher Education Institutions Admission Order issued by RA Government.

Applicants should submit the following documents:

Application form (to be filled in at the university)
Graduates of 2011-2012 academic year must submit the original copy of their secondary education diploma from May 5 to June 1. Applicants, having received their secondary specialized education or professional technical education and graduated in 2012-2013 academic year, must submit the original copy of their graduation diploma until July 30.
Six (6) photos (3x4)
Military records
Identity documents (e.g. passport)
Privileged applicants should submit appropriate documents

Application deadlines :

for the Armenian citizens - May 5 to June 1.
for the 2014 spring demobees and foreign citizens - May 5 to July 10 incl.

Admission exams will be held from June 1 till August 1.

Applicants should pay 1500 AMD fee for the admission and registration of the documents at the university they first apply to.

Additional information is available at the admission committee.

Admission committee address: Yerevan State Medical University, 2 Koryun str., Yerevan, 0025, Armenia

Telephone: (+374) 10 58 14 04:

Admission Committee


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