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Azerbaijan Medical University
named after N. Narimanov
|Rector||Prof. Amiraslanov Ahliman Tapdig|
|Address||23 Bakikhanov Street|
Baku 370022, Azerbaijan
|Tel. No.||+994 12 95-35-66; +994 12 95-48-36|
|Fax No.||+994 12 98-38-70; +994 12 40-64-50|
|Type of programme||Full time|
|Length of programmes||6 years for General Medicine I and II and Paediatric faculties|
5 years for Stomatology, Medical-Biology and Medical-Preventive
4.5 years for Pharmacology
|Date of commencement||1 September|
|Class size||13 - 15 students in primary years of study|
9-12 students in the intermediate and undergraduate courses
|Fees||2000 USD for foreign students
1000 USD for national students
|Admission requirements|| Language fluency is not required|
Certificate of secondary school education
|Ratio of Men /
| Men 1760|
|Contact for application||
Gasimov Nasimi Veli|
Chief of Education Department
Address: 23 Bakikhanov Street, 370022
Tel: +994 12 95-48-36
Fax: +994 12 40-64-50 or 994 12 94-38-70
In General Medicine Faculty are studying 3400 students in the specialty "physician".
After graduation of the university and internship they work as a general practitioners, surgeons, endocrinologists, neurologists, gynaecologists etc. at different medical centres, regional hospitals and scientific research institutes.
In theoretical departments as anatomy, histology, biology, physiology and pathology /pathological physiology and pathological anatomy/ they get the necessary base theoretical knowledge about the structure and function of organism.
In clinical departments as therapy, surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology, neurology, psychiatry and urology students get important practical experience and taking active part in the process of treatment of patients. They also learn the different clinical and instrumental methods of diagnostics and treatment of patients.
Every year 500 students graduate the faculty of general Medicine. They are send as a physician to different cities and districts of our Republic.
In General Medicine Faculty I - 1770/72 foreigners/
In General Medicine Faculty II - 1792\89 foreigners/
There is no difference between these faculties.
The total number of students graduating General Medicine faculties is 4062/161 foreigners/.
DEAN - Nagiyev Nariman
This faculty prepares paediatrics practitioners, surgeons, neonatalogists and micropaediatrists. During the first year of study they gain the necessary knowledge on the nurse and child care. In the 12 departments of the faculty of paediatrics scientific research works are conducted in different directions. These works are devoted to child mortality, early diagnostics and prognosis and the prevention of the hereditary and infectious diseases of childhood period, occupational diseases of mothers, functional state of cardiovascular and respiratory systems of babies, children and adolescents
DEAN - Mamedov Aydin
The main aim of this faculty is the study and improvement the state of environment. After graduating the University they work as laboratory doctors, epidemiologists, and bacteriologist in sanitary - epidemiological centres.
DEAN - Mamedov Aydin
This faculty prepares specialists for biochemistry genetics and biophysics and laboratories.
DEAN - Garayev Zohrab
The prepared specialties are Stomatologists, orthopaedists, and paediatricians stomatologists. The main scientific trends are the study of the defects and deformations of maxilla-face area and the study of the early prevention of caries.
DEAN - Bagirov R. B.
Every year 1200-1300 students graduates AMU and receive diploma in indicated specialties. The total number of foreigners students is 500.
This faculty prepares specialists in pharmacy and drug preparation and elaboration technology. Future specialists gain their practical knowledge at central drugstores and pharmaceutical plants. Side by side with the special disciplines they learn normal and pathological physiology, clinical pharmacology, microbiology and biology. They study the modern methods of chemical analysis and the control of drug quality. Students take an active part in scientific research works.
The Pharmaceutical Faculty prepares 60 pharmaceutical - bachelors every year. Ministry of Health determines the job appointment of graduates of Azerbaijan Medical University. Every graduated student has to pass the internship.
"N. Narimanov" Azerbaijan Medical University is an autonomous education establishment and is under the direction of Azerbaijan Health Ministry.
The curriculum plan is established by the Chief Education Department, and the departments of AMU. The curriculum is approved by Science Soviet and the Rector of the University and is agreed with the Health Ministry and Education Ministry.
The Deaneries of faculties and Chief Education Department form the curriculum corresponding to curriculum plan.
Each faculty is directed by the Dean and his/her assistants. Deans are elected among the professors arid docents of the same faculties in democratic way in every 4 years. Every dean has the right to work only 8 years. Deans' assistants are elected among docents by the recommendation of the same faculty Dean and are appointed by the order of Rector.
The Rector is selected in democratic way every 5 years in Science Soviet of AMU and is appointed by the President of Azerbaijan Republic. The duration of the period for working as a Rector is 10 years.
On 9 May 1930 the Medical Faculty of Azerbaijan State University reorganised into an independent Azerbaijan Medical Institute with two faculties - Medical Preventive and Sanitary - Hygienic 9including tropical diseases). In 30'' the new generation of Azerbaijan students developed: A. M. Aliyev, M. M. Efendo-zade, D. M. Abdullayev, S. M. Salinov etc. In 1940 the two faculties of the medical institute there were 45 departments. The annual admission number was 500 students.
During the period of the Second World War the Medical Institute made a remarkable contribution to the preparation of doctors for the front and helped very much the numerous evacuated hospitals. In spite of the nearness of the front line the Institute did not interrupt its work even for a single day. In that period Professor Topchubashev elaborated and inculcated the method of combined anaesthesia, which is in a great use up to our days. He offered more effective method of treatment of the after effects of heart trauma.
In 60's the Azerbaijan Medical Institute opened new departments: practical training (therapy) and patient and scientific-research sector.
In 1957 a remarkable and historic occasion was celebrated. The Azerbaijan Medical Institute was named after Nariman Narimanov.
From 1991 the Azerbaijan Medical Institute was reformed into Azerbaijan medical University and became an independent education centre.
Today the university has more than 600,000 book in its library and 75 departments and staff of 1117 people. Every year the university hosts and organises conferences, symposiums and seminars. The university has large computer facilities and all the administration is computerised.
The education at Azerbaijan Medical University is conducted in 6 faculties:
The total number of students admitted to AMU every year is 1100-1200 (plus 100 - 200 foreign students). nearly the same number graduates the University every year.
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