History of Semey Medical University began on September 1, 1953 with the opening of medical faculty, who were enrolled the first 320 students. All the years of the existence of high school graduates began more than 25 thousand people who are working successfully in Kazakhstan and abroad. Including 3 of academician, deputies of the Parliament of Kazakhstan, 6 people worked rectors of medical schools, 14 heads of regional health departments and other prominent figures of science and practice.
Over the past few years to improve the organization of the educational process developed a scientific medical potential, stronger material and technical base. University became known in the country and the world, is developing intensively. Since 2009, it was granted the status of University. Now it is a multi-Medical University, educational and cultural center in the East Kazakhstan and Pavlodar regions.
In order to achieve high goals at the University employs more than 1,500 professors, teachers, staff and physicians. Every year more than 600 students are students of University, the total number of students exceeds 4,000. The university foreign students from India, Pakistan, China, Mongolia, and Russia.