I.K. Akhunbaev Kyrgyz State Medical Academyalso called Kyrgyz State Medical Academy (KSMA), was opened on 1 September 1939 in Bishkek, the capital city of Kyrgyzstan in Central Asiawith initial strength of 200 students.Bishkek is once referred to as Bishkek & Pishpek, is that the largest town and therefore the capital town of Kirgizia.It’s the executive centre of the Chuy Region. The climatical condition of the town is moderate and continental. The country is also called ‘The Suisse of Asia’ due to its natural beauty. With over 75 years of experience,KSMA is one of the oldest and most prestigious government medical institutions in Kyrgyzstan for pursuing MBBS.
KSMA conducts several joint programs with renowned universities around the globe and also has medical students exchange programs through which students can practice in other countries during vacations or when needed as directed by university.
KSMA has 526 teachers which include 86 professors and doctors of medical sciences, 315 candidates of medical sciences.At present more than 12,000 students are studying at the institute which include 1,735 students from countries such as India, Iran, Israel, Kazakhstan, Nepal, Pakistan, Palestine, Syria, Turkey, Turkmenistan, the United States, and Uzbekistan. There are over 350 Indian students at the KSMA. The teacher-student ratio of 1:15 allows for active student-teacher interaction.