Overview of International University of Kyrgyzstan, International School of Medicine, Bishkek
If you are intended to become a physician and decide to join one of the best medical universities in Central Asia, the International Higher School of Medicine is what you are looking for.
The International Higher School of Medicine as a structural unit of IUK academic consortium was established in 2003. The main prerequisite for the establishment of the school was a strategy of reforming the Kyrgyz education system and increasing competitiveness of domestic universities, which resulted in the main emphasis of IHSM administration and faculty being focused on the creation of a modern dynamic educational institution that can provide high-quality training and has competitive potentials in the medical education market. The School’s MD program is ranked the best in the nation with our teachers, scientists, and physicians being the leading experts in their fields.
Currently, the International Higher School of Medicine is a modern university with a comprehensive infrastructure, and experienced faculty members that are nationally and some of them worldwide recognized specialists in different areas of medicine, professional health organizations and agencies.
Seventeen years ago the first 13 students were enrolled, whereas at present about 3500 students study in the school. Most of our students are citizens of foreign countries: India, Pakistan, South Korea, USA, Great Britain, Russia, Ukraine, Afghanistan, Japan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Turkey and Syria. This is why the language of instruction is English.
Thus, the main priority for the administration of IHSM is still to continue the enhancement of a modern dynamic educational institution that provides high-quality education to have a competitive potential in the education market. IHSM is the top university of Kyrgyzstan according to the National Rating 2019 of the Ministry of Education and Science of Kyrgyz Republic.
Although the key to the academic success of many faculty members and students is a hard work to ensure the inviolability of main pillars of school’s success, these are in fact three basic principles to keep it run successfully: Equity, Quality, and Transparency reflected in our school Mission and Vision and developed to the best of IHSM integrity code.