Our Collaborations

Collaboration with Medical Schools around the globe:

KSMU has signed bilateral agreements and Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) in different areas with about20universities across Asia, Europe and the Americas. KSMU has engaged in strategic partnerships with Yale University School of Medicine (USA), University of South Carolina (USA), University of Makerere (Uganda) to name a few.

Collaboration with Yale University School of Medicine:

Yale University School of Medicine is the first medical school with which KSMU signed a Memorandum of Understanding in 1997. Since then KSMU-YSM has been engaged in a strategic partnership through exchanges and training of faculty members, residents, PhD students, etc. Every year, Yale scholars and faculty members visit Kazan and deliver lectures, training sessions and seminars. Many faculty members of KSMU have undergone training in YSM. Through this collaboration such courses as “Evidenced Based Medicine” and “Tropical Medicine” were introduced into the curriculum of KSMU.

Collaboration with Nova South Eastern University (NSEU):

KSMU-NSEU signed an agreement in 2009. Since then, Faculty members from NSEU teach, train and consolidate students’, residents’ and interns’ practical skills through the Standardized Patient program. Candidates, on successful completion, receive a certificate signed by Rectors of both Universities.

Collaboration with Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MUCHS) :

KSMU-MUCHS signed an agreement in 2010. Since then every year 3-4 trainees from KSMU receive a scholarship to cover the expenses for 6 weeks of training in Mulago Hospital, Kampla, Uganda. This training is a part of Global Health program between MUCHS—KSMU– YSM.

Complete list of collaborations:


Yale University School of Medicine, USA

University of Vermont College of Medicine, USA

Western Connecticut Health Network, USA

School of Medicine, University of Virginia, USA

Сarilion Clinic, USA

Pathology and Physiology Researc Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, USA


Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Uganda


Ruby Hall Clinic, India

Yamaguchi University, Japan

Syrian Private University, Syria

Astana Medical University, Kazakhstan

Karaganda State Medical University, Kazakhstan

Ahmet Yesevi University, Kazakhstan

Kyrgyz State Medical Academy, Kyrgizia

Samarkand State Medical Institute, Uzbekistan

Andijan State Medical Institute, Uzbekistan

Nukus branch of Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute, Uzbekistan

Tajik State Medical University, Tajikistan


University of Strasbourg, France

University of Salerno, Italy

University of Milan, Italy

University of Eastern Finland, Finland

Bukovinian State Medical University, Ukraine

Bogomolets National Medical University, Ukraine