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Yerevan State Medical University

Located in: Armenia

  • Founded in 1920, it is one of the leading medical universities in Armenia, as well as the oldest one in the entire region
  • YSMU operates two hospitals where students gain practical experience from experienced medical professionals
  • Offers internationally recognised programmes in English for Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, as well as a Pre-med course

Quick Facts

Yerevan, Armenia
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Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Pre-med
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Graduate Entry
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Entrance Exam
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Living Costs
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The curricula for the academic year
2022/2023 are now available.

About Yerevan State Medical University

Yerevan State Medical University was established in 1920 in the city of Yerevan. Along with the main university building, there are several more - a laboratory and an anatomical and dental clinics building. Also, there are 2 hospitals under the university’s jurisdiction.

Yerevan is the capital city of Armenia. It’s the largest city in the country, with more than 1,000,000 inhabitants. Yerevan hosts more than 3 Armenian Medical universities that attract thousands of prospective students every year. 

Courses Offered at The Yerevan State Medical University

Yerevan State Medical University offers an English-taught course in Medicine. 

The curriculum activities at Yerevan State Medical University include theoretical classes and practical training. It is mandatory to take summer clerkships which give you additional credits needed for graduation. Also, students who want to acquire extra knowledge and skills can participate in research projects.

The University offers a preparatory education program to students who want to prepare for admission to the University as well as those having failed the entrance exams and includes the following disciplines: physics, chemistry, biology, as well as Armenian and English languages. The fee for the pre-med course is see here.

Yerevan State Medical University doesn’t offer Advanced MD pathways but accepts student transfers.

The university is located at 2- Koryun St, Yerevan 0025, Armenia.

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Yerevan State Medical University Tuition Fees

The annual tuition fees at Yerevan State Medical University are as follows:
(The fees listed reflect a static conversion from Armenian Drams based on the fixed exchange rate as of 22.12.2023.)

  • Medicine, 6-year course: per year
  • Dentistry, 5-year course: per year
  • Pharmacy, 5-year course: per year
  • Pre-med, 1-year course: per year
Yerevan State Medical University

Yerevan State Medical University Admission & Entry Requirements

Yerevan State Medical University requires entrance exams in subjects Biology, Chemistry, and Physics in English. The exams can only be taken at the university. English proficiency is mandatory for all candidates that enroll in a medical-related course in English.

Getting into Yerevan State Medical University is highly competitive, and the admission process can be confusing and exhausting. The university has strict requirements and legal procedures in place, including the submission of specific documents that need translation, notarisation, and legalisation. If you don't fulfil the steps to apply properly, you will be rejected. However, there’s no need to worry. Our team of admissions experts are recognised as some of the best in Europe. We can handle your entire application process, including all the complicated legal steps. We've also established a collaboration with the university and have a deep understanding of their application process and entrance exam format. With our support, we guarantee that you’ll get accepted into this excellent medical school. Not only will we submit an S-tier application for you, but we’ll also provide excellent study materials to help you pass your entrance exam. With our assistance, you can sidestep the confusing parts of applying to a med school abroad and concentrate on what's really important – getting ready for the entrance exam and your future medical career.


The university is recognised by the World Health Organisation and is listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools. 

A Yerevan State Medical University diploma grants you the right to continue your studies or start practicing right after graduation.


The university offers dormitories for international students located near the main campus. The buildings consist of rooms with up to three beds. There are shared bathrooms and showers on each floor at every end of the hall. 

Other conveniences around the buildings are TV and study rooms, a communal kitchen, and laundry areas. The monthly rent is around , including all the utilities, the usage of the shared rooms, and free breakfast in the dining area. 

If you prefer to live in private accommodation in Yerevan, you can rent a 1-bedroom flat for between and monthly, based on the location. Other expenses and utilities will cost you around - per month.

Term Dates

The academic year is divided into two terms - winter and summer. There is a 3-week winter break and a 2-month summer break. Examination periods are held at the end of each semester. Students are not allowed to travel to their home countries during exam sessions except in case of emergency.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Yerevan State Medical University?

The university is in Yerevan, Armenia. The city lies along the Hrazdan River. The school’s address is 2 Koryun St, Yerevan 0025, Armenia.

Can you transfer to Yerevan State Medical University?

Yes. Transfers are possible for medical students.

Can you study graduate entry medicine at Yerevan State Medical University?

No. Fast track medicine is not possible at this medical school.

How much do tuition fees cost at Yerevan State Medical University?

The tuition fees at Yerevan State Medical University are:

    • Medicine, 6-year course: per year

    • Dentistry, 5-year course: per year

    • Pharmacy, 5-year course: per year

Is Yerevan State Medical University accredited?

The university's medical graduates get international recognition of their degrees. The World Health Organisation recognises it through its World Directory of Medical Schools. In addition, the UK General Medical Council also recognises the university.

Can you study medicine in English at Yerevan State Medical University?

Yes. You can study general medicine in English.

Does Yerevan State Medical University have graduates registered with the GMC?

Yes. As of 2022, the university has a graduate registered with the UK General Medical Council.

Is there an entrance examination for Yerevan State Medical University?

Yes. There is an entrance exam that tests students in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.

What are the entry requirements for Yerevan State Medical University?

Students should pass the entrance exam. In addition, non-native students should present an English-proficiency certificate.

When is the application deadline at Yerevan State Medical University?

The application deadline is on the 24th of September.

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