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Master Applicants

Master's program


An important area of educational and research activity of the International Higher School of Medicine is the development of Master's degree as the second level of higher education. In accordance with the requirements of the State Educational Standards of the Kyrgyz Republic the IHSM Master’s program in Public Health has been launched in 2021. Compared to the Bachelor’s undergraduate program, Master’s degree program includes research work, the performance of the Master’s thesis, and the completion of scientific and pedagogical practical training.


Admission requirements for the Master’s Program




  1. Applicant must be an individual who possesses a Bachelor's degree diploma of basic higher education recognized by the state or a professional degree diploma (specialist degree);
  2. The training of citizens of other countries in universities of the Kyrgyz Republic is carried out on the basis of international treaties, which came into force under the established procedure, to which the Kyrgyz Republic is a party, as well as on the basis of agreements between educational organizations or with individual citizens;
  3. Admission of applicants to the IHSM Master’s program is carried out on a competitive basis according to the results of entrance examinations;
  4. The entrance exam is held in the form of an interview on the Public Health discipline;
  5. Enrollment is approved by the order of the IHSM Rector;
  6. Duration of training: 2 years;
  7. Attendance mode: full-time;
  8. Training is carried out on a contractual basis.


List of documents required for the admission


Individuals applying for the Master’s degree program must submit the following documents to the IHSM:

  1. application addressed to the Rector of IHSM;
  2. copy of Bachelor's degree diploma or a professional degree diploma (Specialist degree);
  3. medical certificate 086-U;
  4. six photos of size 3.54.5 cm;
  5. copies of passport and military ID card (for Kyrgyz citizens);
  6. foreign residents must submit to the Admissions Board their academic credentials, equivalent to the state document of higher education of the Kyrgyz Republic;
  7. for foreign citizens: passport with the proper visa (copy);
  8. an essay on the applicant's reasons for applying to the Master’s degree program and on his/her long-term career goals and how this program can help him/her achieve those goals.




1. Admission to IHSM shall be carried out on the personal application of citizens;

2. When applying for admission to a higher educational institution, an applicant, at his/her discretion, shall present an original or certified photocopies of documents providing his identity, citizenship, an original or a certified photocopy of a state-issued certificate of education and the required number of photographs;

3. Foreign applicant must submit to the selection committee a document on education equivalent to the state document on higher education of the Kyrgyz Republic. Applicants must have a “Bachelor’s degree” or a document testifying to higher professional education with “Specialist” degree awarded;

4. Applicants who have submitted obviously false documents to the university selection committee shall be liable under the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic;

5. Upon arrival at the IHSM, applicant must provide the following   documents:

• An application addressed to the rector of the IHSM for admission to the university;

• Document providing identity and citizenship. Passport with an appropriate entry visa (if foreign applicant);

• Diploma or in case of a diploma copy it should be certified by the notary;

• 6 colored photographs of 3.5x4.5 cm in size;

• Medical reference - 086 form.


1. The IHSM shall conduct entrance examinations on the programs corresponding to educational standards of higher education in the form of an interview and a verbal exam;

2. The entrance examinations’ for applicants can be accepted individually according to the reception of documents; 

3. Entrance tests shall be conducted in Russian or in English on the specialty (Public Health);

4. Applicants having completed a foreign language program with the entrance mark higher than required will be exempt from entrance examination of foreign language proficiency;

5. Re-examination is not allowed.


1. An applicant can apply online or through one of our regional partners/representatives.

2. Except the main requirements we have a set of other specific rules for each country. The additional information might be obtained  in the regional offices of our regional representatives or directly from our Postgraduate Office (contact information is below).

3. After fulfilling all the requirements  and getting admitted  you will be provided with a provisional admission letter and application form at your request.

4. Successful applicants are required to apply for e-visa form the Ministry of External Affairs of Kyrgyz Republic. Please visit:;

5. Or you may contact with the regional representative of your country or International Cooperation Center ( and provide your documents for getting e-visa;

6. For more important information please contact PG Office:

Telephone: +996 556 16 30 57



1. Tuition fee for 2019-2020 academic year is soms (KGS)

2. The costs associated with the stay of foreign applicants / students in the Kyrgyz Republic, including payment for meals, additional educational services and other expenses shall be covered independently by the applicant / student or an official representative, in accordance with the rules and procedures established in the IHSM;

3. Upon admission of the applicant to the IHSM, a contract shall be concluded for the entire period of study. The contract shall be signed by the Rector.