Study in Uzbekistan
- Uzbekistan is a Central Asian nation and former Soviet republic.
- It’s known for its mosques, mausoleums and other sites linked to the Silk Road, the ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean.
- The Republic of Uzbekistan gained independence in 1991, after being part of the former Soviet Union since 1924.
- Uzbekistan is a presidential republic, and conducts presidential and parliamentary elections on a regular basis.
- Uzbekistan is a resource-rich, doubly-landlocked country, strategically located in the heart of Central Asia.
- Uzbekistan’s population accounts for approximately 46 per cent of Central Asia‘s population of 68 mln people.
- Samarkand is a city in south eastern Uzbekistan and one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in Central Asia.
- Samarkand is a city in Uzbekistan known for its mosques and mausoleums.
- It’s on the Silk Road, the ancient trade route linking China to the Mediterranean.
- Samarkand is the capitol of Samarqand Region and one of the largest cities of Uzbekistan.
- UNESCO added the city to its World Heritage List as Samarkand – Crossroads of Cultures.
- Modern Samarkand is divided into two parts: the old city, and the new city, which was developed during the days of the Russian Empire and Soviet Union. The old city includes historical monuments, shops, and old private houses; the new city includes administrative buildings along with cultural centres and educational institutions.
About Samarkand State Medical Institute
- The oldest medical institution in Central Asia, which performs qualitative training of medical personnel of the highest qualification.
- The institute is located in the most beautiful Samarkand city, which for centuries was a centre of scientific thought and outstanding culture.
- The history of the Samarkand State Medical Institute dates back to May 1930, when the Uzbek State Medical Institute was founded by Resolution No. 80 of the Council of Folk’s Commissars of Uzbekistan of May 7.
- Over 40,000 certified specialists was trained and graduated during the years of the Institute’s activity.
- 712 scientists and teachers are engaged in scientific and pedagogical activities at Samarkand State Medical Institute, 624 of them are staff members. They include 58 professors, 65 doctors of sciences, 177 doctors of philosophy and 152 associate professors.
- SamMI has an impressive medical base. It includes clinics No. 1 and No. 2 with 375 and 200 beds respectively and equipped with necessary and modern medical equipment. Clinical base for students is also all medical and diagnostic institutions of Samarkand, where they subsequently undergo industrial practice.