About AMU

About AMU

AMU – Azerbaijan Medical University was founded on the basis of the Medical faculty of the Azerbaijan (Baku) State University in June 19, 1930. This grand scientific centre has laid the strong foundation of the educational system, as well as given prominent scientists to the medical science worldwide. Currently there are 1200 international students studying in these medical disciplines at the university, from over 21 countries: Turkey, Russia, USA, Iran, Syria, Jordan, Pakistan, Sudan, Sweden, Yemen, Israel, Iraq, Oman, Nigeria, Philippines, Finland, and Palestine. The AMU international graduates of the faculty are working in clinics in many different countries, having on conclusion of their degree gone on to successfully pass the national professional examination to practice, as is the norm, in the country of their choice.
Training is carried out in 74 departments of the university. The faculty’s teaching staff comprises of 650 teachers, include 76 D.Sc. 298 Ph.D.; 2 Honoured Scientists of the Russian Federation; Honoured Workers of the Higher School of the Russian Federation, more than 40 academicians and corresponding – members of the Russian and international academies. Plus 10 Honoured Physicians of the Russian Federation Work at the departments of the clinical profile, in fact all the teachers we employ are in the higher or the first medical category.
The curriculum consists of 5 blocks of disciplines: humanities and socio-economic sciences, natural sciences, medico-biological, professional and special disciplines. Faculty graduates undergo clinical specialization in 36 specialties; internship course in 32 specialties; post-graduate course in 51 specialties. The sphere of the professional activity of the graduates is determined by the acquired specialty and includes; public health, social protection, pharmacy, medical and biological sciences, medical education, economy of public health. We wish you every success in your time at the university and for your future career, for which we know we will prepare you to a very high standard.