:: INTRODUCTION ::
International School of Medicine (ISM) is an
international higher educational institution is a structural unit
of IUK created to train medical specialists, conduct medical research
in cooperation with leading health centers of the country and
countries of Far abroad.
was established on a special resolution of the Kyrgyz Government
to train doctors in line with up-to-date programs that meet international
training standards and requirements in different regions of the
is one of the top higher educational institutions in Kyrgyzstan
where the program with the medium of instruction in English. As
a part of IUK the ISM have signed the Bologna agreement (EU), which
sets up single and commonly European educational standards
International School of Medicine of International University
of Kyrgyzstan is an official state educational institution with
the license of Ministry of Education and Science of Kyrgyz Republic
for medical education in General Medicine within 5 years of study.
(Official license AL #540).At present time more than 1800 student
are studying into International University of Kyrgyzstan among them
760 students are studying in the medical faculties from different
School of Medicine is officially registered at: Foundation
for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research
(FAIMER – http://imed.ecfmg.org/search.asp),
for International Medical Education (IIME - http://www.iime.org/database),
World Health Organization (WHO - http://www.who.int/hrh/wdms
:: BASIC MISSION ::
Is to train highly qualified specialists for Eurasian countries,
conduct scientific research in medicine of mountains, provide health
services to the population of Kyrgyz Republic and neighboring countries.
Training at ISM is conducted with the most up-to-date educational
technologies used to ensure highly efficient training of doctors.
The ISM’s primary goal is to produce highly qualified doctors
able to successfully work in any place of the globe.
General Medicine (MD, 5 years, in English). The program intended
for citizens of the British Commonwealth countries is designed in
compliance with the British system of medical education. The program
provides opportunities of employment in English speaking countries.
All the programs are implemented with the use of integration and
modules based modern training technology developed with the support
of World Health Organization (WHO) experts.
studies (residency program, 3 years) are conducted in a broad range
of such clinical fields as: gynecology & obstetrics, surgery,
traumatology & orthopedic, pediatrics, internal medicine.
research programs – are offered in various fields with subsequent
presentation of relevant dissertations leading to scientific degrees
of medical sciences” awarded at ASPIRANTURA (on completion
of PhD studies)
of medical sciences” awarded at DOCTORANTURA (on completion
of doctoral studies).
ISM IUK in its work follows the standards posed
by World Federation of Medical Education to medical schools. The
ISM IUK constantly conducts self-attestation to
ensure permanent quality improvement. (http://www.wfme.org/)
of ISM is a priority in its strategy of general performance aimed
to integrate educational, scientific and medical technologies of
world communities in Kyrgyzstan.
has sustainable and direct relations with medical schools of USA,
Europe and CIS which enable to implement a series of international
Memorandum on cooperation between International University of Kyrgyzstan
and Riga Stradins University, 01/12/2004.
General agreement between ISM, Bishkek and Lincoln University (LU),
Oakland, California, USA, 20.11.2006.
Memorandum of Understanding between the ISM (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan)
and Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation (Salt Lake City, Utah,
USA) on Cooperation, 13.06.2006.
Memorandum of understanding between ISM (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan) and
Sierra Healthcare LLC (Reno, Nevada, United States of America),
INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF KYRGYZSTAN ::
International University of Kyrgyzstan (IUK) was created
in March 1993 by a decree of President of the Kyrgyz Republic (State
license AL #039) that gave the University a status of international
higher education institution. The founders of the IUK are the Ministry
of Education, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, National Academy of Sciences
and San Francisco State University (USA). In short period of time
the IUK has become one of the leading higher education institutions
of Kyrgyzstan and Central Asian region. The IUK awards diplomas
of state standard.
IUK is located in Bishkek – the capital of
the Kyrgyz Republic. Building of the IUK is one of the oldest and
most beautiful buildings of Bishkek that is located on a central
street of the city. In addition to Bishkek Campus, the university
has three campuses which are located in the following cities: Osh
and Jalal-Abad (southern region of Kyrgyzstan) and in Karakol-city
(Issyk-Kul region of Kyrgyzstan).
IUK is a member of the World Association of Universities
and Colleges (WAUC), Association of European Universities (EUA),
European Association for International Education (EAIE), Global
Alliance for Transnational Education (GATE), Federation of the Universities
of the Islamic World (FUIW), International Association of Universities
The IUK was awarded with International Gold Quality
Star 2001, founded by the BID (Business Initiatives Directions)
– organization, which during the many years selects companies
and institutions with strong activity and business, leadership,
new technologies implementation and innovation. In 2001 the IUK
has entered to the list of 30 best universities of the Commonwealth
of Independent States.
ISM STRUCTURE ::
International School of Medicine has a mobile and compact
structure allowing to give quick responses to any challenges of
the time and to introduce innovational technologies in educational,
scientific and medical performance on time.
Financial, technical and intellectual capabilities available at
ISM provide students with an access to the most
up-to-date training technologies.
Students will gain advanced knowledge and expertise as they use
sufficient library resources, satellite technologies, and free access
to internet and multimedia capacities.
Training in clinical disciplines at ISM is conducted
at facilities of National Hospital, leading research institutions
and Bishkek municipal in-patient settings, which ensure the adequate
number of patients for training.
Structure of ISM consists of one “General
Medicine” faculty, which includes nine chairs. Chairs are
full filling the needs of Medical students.
AND QUANTITATIVE CHARACHTERISTICS OF ISM FACULTIES
Chair of Fundamental Disciplines and Pathology
Chair of Scientific Disciplines
Chair of Public Health
Chair of Special Clinical Disciplines
Chair of Surgical Diseases
Chair of Introduction to Internal Medicine
Chair of Internal Medicine
Chair of Humanitarian Disciplines
Chair of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology
This is the main centre for studies in the International School
of Medicine (ISM). This is also the main campus for International
University of Kyrgyzstan (IUK) where other faculties other than
medicine also take place. It also consists of the main library where
students can get books issued for studies. It also has many halls
with multimedia facilities and auditoriums. The main administration
of IUK is based in this campus which overlooks the beautiful Philharmonic
of the Kyrgyz Republic in the capital Bishkek.
Campus Available are
:: STUDENT LIFE ::
has excellent facilities for sports and leisure. All available within
one of Bishkek’s most exciting areas including sport sections,
theatres, libraries and internet rooms.
leadership of school and its faculty conduct cultural-and-organizational
work with students including excursions to museums, sightseeing
in Kyrgyzstan, going to theaters and trips to mountains.
information on academic performance and attendance of students is
made available in the school’s website each semester to make
sure the training process is transparent.
provides accommodation in hostels with all modern facilities. Hostels
have access to internet services and students are protected by the
Association of students.
every higher education institution ISM has a library
that contains a huge collection of Medical books. Latest foreign
editions of commonly used books are available in sufficient numbers.
New editions of books are regularly updated with WHO
series and periodicals, in English and in Russian, and all the measures
are taken for availability of books to every student.
library possesses a unique book stock (above six thousand items)
including traditional and new information carrying mediums, among
them there are books in the line of medicine: therapy, pediatric,
oncology, dermatology, gynecology, histology, microbiology, pharmacology,
this moment there are registered about 600 students and 80 teachers
in the library. New information technologies are introduced for
the smooth functioning of the library. The library’s reading
halls have PCs connected to the network, so students get free access
to the global Internet.