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Bukhara State Medical Institute




Bukhara State Medical Institute is one of the leading institutions in Uzbekistan offering a medicine program and a better choice for worldwide students to study MBBS in Uzbekistan. The institute established in 1990 welcomes all international students to become a part of the most innovative educational establishment and offers different courses in 40 departments. 

The Institute is recognized by NMC (National Medical Commission), MCI (Medical Council of India), WHO (World Health Organisation), UNESCO (The United Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation), and other major medical bodies across the world. It provides medical certificates that are globally accepted. There are highly qualified and well-experienced faculty teaching at the institute aiming for excellent results and giving more attention to practical training. Bukhara State Medical Institute provides a high standard of education system along with an affordable fee structure, modern amenities, educational equipment, and other basic facilities to international students who seek to study medical specialties in a leading university. 

The main objective of the institute is to train competent health care professionals, and doctors who can perform organizational, diagnostic, medical, and research activities in compliance with national and international standards, as well as to be committed to the principles of humanism, medical ethics, and patient safety. Graduates must be able to work in interdisciplinary and multicultural teams and develop, implement, and disseminate projects that impact health promotion, especially aimed to fulfill the local community’s needs. 

The institute currently offers classes in Uzbek, Russian, English, and Turkish. The syllabus of Bukhara State Medical institute corresponds to the international medical education standard. All modern educational equipment is available at the educational institution.



the institute has 8 faculties, and 41 departments, including bachelor’s degrees in 8 areas, master’s degrees in 23 specialties, and clinical residency in more than 40 specialties and 20 joint programs. It consists of 400 professors and teachers, including 20 doctors of sciences, 10 professors, 107 candidates of sciences and associate professors, and 100 senior teachers and assistants.

Bukhara State Medical Institute offers 8 faculties:

  • Faculty of Medicine;
  • Faculty of Medicine and Pedagogy and Higher Nursing;
  • Faculty of Dentistry;
  • Faculty of Pediatrics;
  • Faculty of Preventive Medicine, Biomedical, Folk Medicine;
  • Faculty of international students
  • Turkish faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of advanced training for doctors

All the educational courses are available in Uzbek, Russian, English, and Turkish. The opportunity to study the English language is a great advantage as it is easy for international students to study comprehensibly. The institute provides undergraduate and postgraduate study specialties in conjunction with dedicated clinical and theoretical departments. One of the most relying methods to choose a medical educational institution is based on its syllabus. 

The courses covered by Bukhara State Medical Institute:

  • Medical Chemistry
  • Histology
  • Fundamentals of Psychology
  • Physiology
  • Histology
  • Human Anatomy
  • Bioorganic Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Cytology
  • Microbiology
  • Embryology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Human Anatomy
  • Patient Care
  • Elective Courses
  • Embryology
  • Medical chemistry
  • Histology
  • Fundamentals of Psychology
  • Physiology
  • Histology
  • Human Anatomy
  • Bioorganic Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Cytology
  • Microbiology
  • Embryology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Human Anatomy
  • Patient Care
  • Elective Courses
  • Embryology
  • Infectious diseases
  • General practice 
  • Oncology
  • Elective courses
  • Epidemiology
  • Gynecology
  • Traumatology 
  • Medical genetics 
  • Social medicine
  • Obstetrics 
  • Clinical immunology

The medicine program duration offered by Bukhara State Medical Institute is of 5 years:

Bukhara State Medical Institute offers 5 years of MBBS course duration where individual medical aspirants get theoretical and practical knowledge of medicine. After acquiring the basic knowledge of medicine, medical aspirants need to complete a mandatory Internship.

The worldwide students will be awarded a medical degree having global acceptance, so the students who graduated from Bukhara state medical institute have a wide range of job opportunities and they can practice in any country of choice. The MBBS course at Bukhara State Medical Institute is well-researched and globally accepted thus making it easy for graduating professionals to work anywhere on the planet. So, if you are looking for a well-rounded career, consider MBBS in 2022-23.

Postgraduate programs – MD/MS

Course duration – 2 years



Clinical residency and internships are important components of training a doctor, pharmacist, or nurse. The students use the knowledge and skills obtained during studying in clinical and theoretical departments during practical training. Training of the future doctors takes place on the bases of leading medical clinics and centers:

  • Educational-scientific and practical center of dentistry;
  • Folk Medicine Center;
  • Pediatric Infectious Hospital of Bukhara Region;
  • Bukhara State Hospital;
  • Bukhara Diagnostic Center;
  • Bukhara Branch of the Republican Research Center Of Emergency Medical Care

Clinical training is the most important part of obtaining medical education. Future physicians work directly with patients to promote health and cure illness gaining knowledge in practice. This involves direct observation, diagnosis, treatment, and clinical research.



The Bukhara State Medical Institute provides convenient dormitories to International students:

  • Bukhara State Medical Institute provides hostel rooms for students on a sharing basis.
  • The hostel rooms are separate for boys and girls present on different floors.
  • 24 hours of regular water supply and electricity are available.
  • Healthy food is available for international students.
  • The whole hostel system has high security for 24 hours.
  • All basic amenities are provided including beddings, cupboard, table, fan, etc.
  • The centralized heating system is provided to students.
  • A shared kitchen is provided for students to cook their food of choice.
  • Laundry rooms and a gymnasium are available in the hostel.
  • A room with washing machines is provided.
  • The building has a common relaxation area.
  • 247 Internet connection is available in the hostel. 



Bukhara State Medical Institute named after Abu Ali ibn Sino made a huge contribution to the educational development of the ancient and eternally young Bukhoro-i-Sharif, which is 30 years old. It was founded in October 1990. In March 1991, by the decision of the Presidium of the Bukhara Regional Council of People’s Deputies, the name “Abu Ali ibn Sino” appeared. The Faculty of Medicine was established in 1991, the Faculty of Dentistry – in 1992, the Department of Highly Qualified Nurses – in 1999, the Department of Medical Pedagogy –  in 2001, and the Department of Pediatrics – in 2016. As of 2018, 2 new directions have been established in the field of medical prevention and medical biology.



Bukhara State Medical Institute is engaged in educational activities for the implementation of basic and supplementary education programs of higher education, as well as carries out teaching-pedagogical, scientific-methodological, and other activities. Students are also involved in participating in various scientific conferences, writing scientific articles and works, and conducting research.

Priority areas of research at the Institute based on scientific topics:

  • Medical and social problems of health protection of a healthy mother and a healthy child;
  • Development of methods for detecting, treating, and preventing infectious diseases, new approaches to the incidence of infectious diseases;
  • Socially significant diseases – development of methods for early diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis, HIV / AIDS, psychological, narcological, oncological, and venereal diseases;
  • Development of new approaches to modern diagnostics, treatment, and prevention of diseases of internal organs;
  • Creation and improvement of existing methods of modern diagnostics of surgical diseases, non-invasive treatment, rehabilitation, and effective prevention;
  • Medical and social problems of the prevention of ecology and diseases related to nutrition.



International cooperation is an integral part of the activities of Bukhara State Medical Institute and an important tool in ensuring the quality of education and its compliance with international standards. This work is carried out within the framework of cooperation programs with leading foreign universities, the implementation of international educational programs and projects, the implementation of joint research activities, the organization of scientific and practical seminars and conferences, the exchange of teaching staff, and the development of student mobility. Bukhara State Medical Institute maintains stable ties with many foreign universities and international organizations in Asia and Europe. One of the priorities of international activity in cooperation with the universities of the CIS member states.

International contacts are actively used by the Institute for organizing and conducting international scientific and practical conferences, seminars, and round tables with the participation of leading specialists from foreign partner universities. Further training and education abroad is the transfer of students or faculty to study or conduct research for a certain academic period to another higher educational/scientific institution or clinic.

Within the framework of the concluded agreements on cooperation in the field of academic mobility, since 2017, academic exchange of students of Bukhara State Medical Institute and students of foreign universities has been carried out. From 2017 to 2019, students of Bukhara State Institute went to study in educational programs of higher education for a semester and undergo practical training in educational institutions in the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Turkey. In addition, students from medical universities in Kazakhstan, and Tajikistan are trained in educational programs of higher education during the semester and undergo practical training at the clinical bases of BukhSMI.



Bukhara State Medical Institute advisors will help the students choose the subjects and living conditions that suit their career goals as well as budget preferences. The staff of the institute assists students with the preparation of the necessary documents for obtaining of Admission Confirmation Letter, Invitation Letter, and VISA. The International Office will complete the admission and registration process for students to be able to start the classes as soon as they arrive in Bukhara.

There are services we provide:

  •  Professional assistance via e-mail or phone
  •  Assistance with Admission and Invitation Letters obtaining
  •  A visa support letter
  •  Pre-departure briefing
  •  Meeting at the airport
  •  Assistance with Immigration Clearance
  •  Assistance with insurance documents
  •  Assistance with the documentation during the period of application
  •  Preparing the student’s ID card, dormitory card, international student card
  •  Visa support during the study period
  •  Assistance with opening a Bank Account
  •  Assistance with preparing the Equivalence certificate
  •  Any other assistance that may be required by the student

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