West Kazakhstan Marat Ospanov State Medical University, Akobe Kazakhstan


West Kazakhstan Marat Ospanov State Medical University was established in 1957, and started the development of medical education and science in Kazakhstan. It is a medical, educational, research, diagnostic, and cultural center. The university has 6 faculties. It has 4 specialties in masters programs, 2 specialties in doctoral programs and 18 specialties in residency.

The university signed a memorandum of cooperation with medical universities in South Korea, Lithuania, the Republic of Belarus, and other regions. The university is accredited by various organizations such as the Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan, World Health Organization and Medical Council of India. 

University at a Glance:

Established: Founded in 1957

University Type: Public University

Number of International Students: Not Available

Hostel Type: University Hostel

Climate: Extremely continental and very dry

Yearly Tuition Fee: USD 2833 

Eligibility: 55% in PCB + NEET Exam

ECFMG Approval: Not Approved

Last Date to Apply: September 2020

University Introduction:

The medium of instruction in the university is English. The MBBS takes five years followed by a mandatory 1 year internship. The school cooperates with various research institutes in different countries. The school has its own clinical units such as a dental clinic, medical center, and family medicine clinic that provide tertiary care. 


The university carries out education in 6 specialties which are General Medicine, Pharmacy, Preventive Medicine, Health Care Management, Nursing Care and Dentistry. The university staff introduces innovative approaches and modern technologies in the fields of Medicine and Education.

Campus Life:

Students have access to modern educational equipment. The school library is well-equipped with revision materials such as books and periodicals. Other amenities for students include a canteen, sports complex, hostel, gym and cafeteria. The school accepts foreign students creating a conducive multi-cultural environment. Sporting activities available are basketball, volleyball, football, and cricket.


The school offers accommodation facilities to students. The facilities are separate for male students and female students. They are equipped with CCTV cameras to enhance security. Students have access to high speed internet and the rooms have centralized air conditioning. Rooms are shared between 2-3 students. It is equipped with a kitchen where students can make their own food.

Why Should I Study at West Kazakhstan Marat Ospanov State Medical University, Akobe Kazakhstan?

  • The university provides opportunities where students can take part in seminars, conferences and projects.
  • The university has its own clinical units.
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