Semey State Medical University holds two international agreements with the higher institutions of the foreign countries: With the medical faculty of the university of Nagasaki (Japan) and Antwerp city in Belgium, with the Houston Medical Center (Texas- USA) and the center for the preparation of residents in Tulsa Oklahoma- USA). Semey State Medical University is cooperating with the European Bank of reconstruction development, “Source- Kazakhstan”-fund and the Japanese Development Fund, Manav Bharti University (India), Smile Orange Ltd (Spain), Santosh University (India), Sharda University (India), Kharkov National Medical University (Ukraine), Slovak Medical University (Slovak Republic) and others.
The main achieves for the last 3 years:
? Institutional national accreditation in Independent agency for accreditation
and rating (IAAR), 2014
? Certificates of European Foundation for Quality Management EFQM –
February 2012 – “Committed to Excellence”, November 2013 – 4 stars of
the level “Recognized for Excellence”
? Quality management system was certificated on ISO 9001:2009 in 2005,
2009 and 2013
? Award of Asian Network for Quality (ANQ), 2012
? Award from association Asian Education leadership wards in nomination
«The best healthcare educational institution», Dubai, Turkey, 2012
rd place in National business rating “Leader of Kazakhstan 2013” in 3
categories: “Indicators of assets and obligations”, “Profitability indexes” and
? Entered to ???? in 2013
? Entered to Association of Indian Universities in 2015
? Specialized national accreditation of 5 educational programs of Bachelor’s programme, 7 of
residency, 4 of Master’s programme and 2 of doctorate in Independent Kazakh agency for quality
assurance in education (IQAA), 2015
? International standard “CEN/TS 16551-1:2013 - System of innovative management” is introduced.
Conception of innovative management of SSMU is designed. Register of innovations on direction
of activities is established.
? The university took part for the first time in International contest “Qualitative innovation 2014” in
Finland in 2014. The project headed by Professor Khaibullin T.N. “Awareness raising of Semey
population of risk factors of progression and first clinical symptoms of
cerebral stroke” was finalist of the international contest.
? In 2014, 3rd place among medical universities of Kazakhstan according to
the European scientific-industrial chamber which published rating of
higher education institutions Academic Ranking of World UniversitiesEuropean
? Positions in Ratings of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2015:
General rating of IAAQ - 3 place,
Rating of NAAR: Master’s programme: Nursing care - 2 place, doctorate:
Public health - 2 place
Bachelor’s programme: Nursing care - 2 place, Medical-preventive care -
2 place, Stomatology – 2 place.
According to the results of 2014, Semey State Medical University took the 2
nd place among medical
higher education institutions by research-scientific activity.
Orphan and low-lived students receive social assistance through free dinners in the student’s
refectory and financial assistance from trade union committee.
There are 23 sport clubs (volleyball, fencing, football, basketball, judo, etc.). SSMU took
part in 27 World Summer Student Games in Kazan where sportsmen from SSMU won 2
silver and 2 bronze medals.
One of the most important indicators of success of educational programs of Semey Sate
Medical University is percent of employed graduates - more than 98 % for the last 3 years.
Annually, the university conducts questioning of employers to find out the level of their satisfaction
with qualification of graduates. Questioning data for 2014 year shows high satisfaction level with
qualification of our graduates: at the level of internship – 87,9 %, at the level of Master’s
programme – 93,3. Highest satisfaction level of employers with qualification of graduates is exactly
at the level of residency. The data for 2014 year show 98,3 % of satisfaction. Results of questioning
of employers are compared with results of questioning of graduates. It allows us to find out
presence or lack of so-called “separation” of higher medical education from requirements of
practical healthcare. Therefore, questioning data of residency graduates’ employers (93%
satisfaction with qualification of graduate