Student hostel accommodation is included ONLY for the first year in the packaged fees and AMU provides students a placed in shared rooms; 2 or 3 students per room, depending on availability at the time of your arrival. A toilet and shower room is provided between every 2 – 4 rooms. The accommodation is self catering and there are 2 – 4 kitchens available on each floor.
Cafes are also available in academic buildings, with low cost food. There are also many different types of private restaurants and cafes around the university.
Heating, lighting and water are all provided within the AMU accommodation as part of the fee and students should expect to spend on standard foods, phone calls and transportation approximately 500+ USD per month.
Private apartment are available commercially for students perhaps at an extra USD 200-400 per month in shared apartment, plus service bills.
AMU is located in the heart of the city so most of the students walk during autumn and spring, with it taking approximately 2 min, 10 min and 15 min walking to the various hostel sides. There are also bus stations to the AMU campuses. Clinical classes are in different location in AMU, most are within walking distance.
Student hostel Accommodation and private accommodation is provided at cost for Azerbaijan Medical University Students.
There are also many different types of private restaurants available on campus and in the city to suit all tastes.
Student will be provided with limited medical insurance cover for Baku City. Students and their Visitors however, are advised to make their own additional arrangements for travel, extra medical, repatriation, personal possession and third party cover before they travel and for the period of their stay.
You should check with your own doctor what immunisation you should have and ensure that you have completed the relevant courses before you leave your country. All students will have a yearly medical and must pass the HIV Test to renew their student visa.
Students must attend 100% of the classes and to rework and repay any subjects if missed and failed.
While the main programme is taught in English, students do receive Azeri language tuition so they can converse with patients in their practical periods.
CLASS SIZES & START DATES:
5 to 12 students per group depending on the activity. Plus full auditorium lectures. Course start dates are September and.
EQUIPMENT AND PROTECTIVE CLOTHING TO BE SUPPLIED BY STUDENT:
Students will need to provide their own clean white lab coats, surgical suits, shoes, stethoscope and tonometer.
Students can buy their own books.
Based on the offer letter that AMU provides the applicant, the applicant should apply to the Azerbaijan Embassy to collect their student visa. Applicant should check with the Azerbaijan embassy of his/her country for the additional documents that provided along with the AMU offer letter.ALL FEES ARE PREPAID BEFORE THE START OF EACH ACADEMIC YEAR. FIRST YEAR FEES ARE PAYABLE IN FULL AFTER RECEIVAL OF OFFER LETTER AND BEFORE ISSUANCE OF VISA INVITATION LETTER.
Fees and packages details are published separately and can be obtained from your agent of directly from Ellevitta Limited.
FEE MAY DIFFER AND VARY BETWEEN STUDENTS OF THE SAME YEAR OF INTAKE DEPENDING ON COUNTRY OF APPLICATION AS WELL VARIATION OF PRICES MAY BE RELATED TO THE YEAR OF APPLICATION OR TO ANY OTHER REASON DEEMED NECESSARY BY ELLEVITTA LIMITED AND AS DUE TO MARKETING AND OPERATIONAL REPRESENTATION COSTS.
STUDENTS THAT ACCEPT THEIR OFFERED PRICE DO THIS WITH FULL AND IRREVOCABLE ACCEPTANCE OF THE ABOVE STATEMENT AND ARE GUARANTEED BY ELLEVITTA LIMITED THAT THE FEES ARE GOING TO BE STABLE AND UNCHANGEABLE FOR THE REST FOT HEIR STUDIES IN AMU.
ALL PACKAGED FEES SHOULD BE PAID IN FULL EVERY YEAR PRIOR TO START OF THE ACADEMIC PROCESS, EXCLUSIVELY TO AMU REPRESENTATIVE ELLEVITTA LIMITED INTERNATIONAL BANK ACCOUNT. (no direct payments to university).
Students studying at AMU can opt for the Unique BAKU-USA
This program provides students with the opportunity to do from 4 to 6 weeks yearly (from year 3 to year 6) of clinical practice with leading doctors in the USA.
MEDICINE (6 years) – DENTISTRY (5 years) – PHARMACY (5 years) – NURSING (4 years)
POSTGRADUATE (2 Years) & PHD (3 Years) –
ALL PROGRAMMES ARE TAUGHT IN ENGLISH
(Azeri taught as a second language so students can talk to patients during practical periods in later years)
RECOGNISED PROFESSIONALLY WORLWIDE
STATE OF THE ART FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT
WORLD RENOWNED PROFESSORS
A STATE TEACHING HOSPITAL USED PERSONALLY BY AZERBAIJAN’S FIRST FAMILY
UNIQUE USA CLERKSHIP PACKAGES AVAILABLE FOR OUR AMU MD PROGRAMMES
TUITION WITH ACCOMMODATION PACKAGES START FROM 6,200 USD per year
AMU Working Week: Within the week there are 5 working days, Saturday and Sunday are holidays. The studies are scheduled from 8.00 to 16.00. The student’s working week comprises 54 hours; within this time period there are 36 lecturing hours and 18 hours for independent work.
INSURANCE: After a personal medical examination, basic medical insurance is included in the AMU Fees and treatment is at AMU. This does not include pre conditions or for any accident and emergency. Students therefore should take insurance cover before leaving their home country that includes; Travel, Medical (including repatriation cover) Possessions, Public Liability etc. Those with intention of taking the USA Clerkships package should ensure cover includes the USA
What is the annual tuition cost for the programme at Azerbaijan Medical University?
For 2016/17, the fee at Azerbaijan Medical University varies depending on the chosen program and options: Only Baku, with or without accommodation, or Baku-USA Clinical practice.
What are the other applicable fees?
Students will need approximately USD$300 [and more for other expenses] in the first year to cover translation services and medical tests.
Do fees include books? What is the estimated cost for books per semester?
In the first year at AMU, textbooks are substituted with methodic leaflets and notes provided by lecturers. Students can copy from or borrow books from the library.
It is advisable that students opt to purchase textbooks. They can estimate to spend approximately US$400 in the first year.
Can fees be paid in installments?
Fees must be paid yearly in full.
When are fees for AMU due for payment?
First year fees are due upon receiving the offer letter from AMU. For subsequent years, fees are payable prior to the start of the academic year.
How are fees to be paid to AMU? (Via wire transfer, credit card, cheques?)
Fees for study at AMU are to be paid to ElleVitta Limited account (information to be provided)or through the StudyPay online platform which allows credit card payments (for a fee).
How will students transition from home to AMU?
On the student’s first trip, a TRC/AMU representative will meet students on their first trip at Baku airport, and then students will be taken via private car or bus to the University.
Is there an application form for students to complete for AMU?
Yes, there is an AMU-TRC enrolment form.
Where is the application form available? From a website?
An enrolment form can be downloaded from an agent’s website or be sent to your email upon request. Students will also have to sign 2 contracts.
When should this application form be completed?
The application form must be completed by mid August for the September intake.
What should accompany the application to AMU?
Students must provide a copy of the passport and copies of the certificates/transcripts obtained (Certificate, Transcripts/Grade Report).
What is the turnaround time from application to an offer of acceptance?
The turnaround time will take from 3 to 20 days depending on the time of application.
Who looks about the visa application?
ElleVitta Limited will provide the students who have been accepted and made full payments and signed all contracts with an official invitation recommendation letter from the AMU.
Students may apply for an e visa with the assistance of the agent.
Students are responsible for paying for the costs for their visa.
What are the requirements for a visa application to Azerbaijan?
Please refer to the Embassy or the e visa agency
Are there any additional (visa/immigration) fees regarding extension of stay when the student arrives in Azerbaijan?
This service is included in the package fees.
Can parents accompany their child on their first trip or visit the campus?
TRC will not be able to provide visa invitations to parents.TRC could assist/advise parents who arrive in Azerbaijan as tourists with finding transport and accommodation at a fee.
What are the living accommodations like? Are they shared? Single bed/bunk-bed?
All accommodation is shared with two other occupants. Accommodation will vary from hostel to hostel, from location to location. Some rooms are en suite. Students may opt out of requesting accommodation to seek their own. Currently, many students rent private accommodation.
What are students advised to bring on the trip? E.g. type of clothing, toiletries, bedding, money etc. Is a list provided?
Students generally bring a small amount of money and an international credit card. Warm clothing for the winter and some light clothing for the summer should be included. Most students simply buy winter coats and shoes as these are more adapted to the local weather.
Do students need to bring a laptop?
Students may bring a laptop but this is not required. Most students, however, do have laptops.
Will students be able to open bank accounts?
Yes, students will be able to open bank accounts. There is a branch of a main commercial bank near the university campus.
How can students receive funds from their sponsors?
Parents and other sponsors can send funds to accounts opened by students near the campus. Students can open US Dollar accounts and can receive funds from their sponsor by wire/bank transfer.
Are students required to complete any medical checks prior to their study in Azerbaijan?
Please refer to the offer letter and embassy.
What is the typical travel route to Azerbaijan?
The primary travel route is, your home …country … Istanbul …Baku, Azerbaijan.
How far is the campus from convenience stores?
The campus is in the central part of the town with many shopping centres.
What is the popular mode of transportation in Azerbaijan?
Public transport in Baku includes the metro, buses, taxis and buses.
What is the typical cost for transportation?
Depending on the distance from the hostel to the campus, students may have to pay approximately US$10 – 40 per month for public transportation.
How safe is it for international students studying in AMU and more generally in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan is one of the most secure countries in the world with government implementing general rule of law and protecting Azeri and foreign citizens. Students living a normal student life are very secure especially in Baku.
How is the school year divided? In terms? How long is a term? Are there breaks?
There are two (2) semesters which include a winter break and a long summer break and few holidays.
ElleVitta Limited (TRC Colleges) is the exclusive representative of Azerbaijan Medical University