History, Affiliations and Rankings
The USSR government founded Altai State Medical University in 1954, formerly known as Altai Medical Institution. By Russian Health Ministry's decision, Altai State Medical University was only renamed in 1954. The state government has accredited all of the public university's courses, and these courses also have certificates of accreditation. The facility is also regarded as the main healthcare facility, a federal high-tech care facility, and a speciality medical facility.The position of Altai State University (ASU) in the QS Global World Rankings 2021 is 571–580.
Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses
The university is situated in Barnaul, the administrative centre of Altai Krai, and has an area of around 986,000 square meters, with a building area of over 238,000 square meters. Modern amenities are available in the university's classrooms, including a large library with 3,30,000 copies of journals, medical dissertations, and other materials, sports facilities, on-campus housing options, reading rooms, and more. The main fields of study at the Altai State Medical University are general medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, economics, management, stomatology, law, and engineering. Seven faculties and more than 60 departments work together to operate the same.
Accomplishments and Alumni
Altai State Medical University is recognised worldwide since it routinely receives recognition and rankings from Russian and international rating agencies. One of the top institutions in the area for teaching students in non-medical and medical programs is this institution. At Altai State University, over 13,000 undergraduate students and 3,000 postgraduate students graduate each year. Additionally, it has 300 residents, 180 interns, and 100 graduates enrolled.
Student Diversity and Visiting Companies
The institution receives applications for admission from students each year from various nations, including India, China, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Turkmenistan, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Mongolia, and Kazakhstan. Additionally, the institution offers training, internships, and employment possibilities in prestigious organizations across the world. In addition to teaching physicians, ASMU also hires physicians and medical students as soon as they complete their studies.