Frequently Asked Questions

When is the entrance examination going to be held?

It will be held at the following dates:

July 29,30 (Wednesday-Thursday): AKFA Medical School (for both Contract Basis and Scholarship Basis applicants)

*However all applicants are required to take a part in the Orientation of Entrance Examination on July 28 (Tuesday) 2020.

*AU admission date and time are subject to change depending on the number of applicants. Please be sure to check the AU website for any changes in the schedule

What kind of examination will be for AKFA medical school?

For AKFA Medical School:

  • – Mathematics – 20 questions;
  • – Biology – 20 questions.
  • – Chemistry – 20 questions.

90 minutes for Examination

*Total Score is calculated by the sum of 300% of 100% mathematics, 100% of Biology and 100% of Chemistry scores. The maximum possible total score is 300 points.

When will the result of the entrance examination be announced?

The final results of the entrance examinations will be announced in July*, and the list of admitted applicants will be posted on the website, www.akfauniversity.org

*AU admission date and time are subject to change depending on the number of applicants. Please be sure to check the AU website for any changes in the schedule

Is the entrance examination of AU related to STC (State Test Center) of Uzbekistan?

No, the AU entrance examination is not related to the STC of Uzbekistan. It is fully carried out by the responsibility of Gachon University in Korea and AKFA University.

How can I apply to AU?

Applicants must go through an online application via the official website of the University at https://admission.akfauniversity.org

When is the deadline for online application?

An online application is open from April 1 (Wednesday) to July 20 (Monday), 2020.

*AKFA University admission date and time are subject to change depending on the number of applicants. Please be sure to check the AKFA University website for any changes in the schedule.

Am I still eligible to apply without an official English test score (IELTS/ TOEFL iBT)?

No, each applicant is required to submit a scanned version of the IELTS/TOEFL iBT score during the online application period. Please make sure that late submission is not allowed.

Am I still eligible to take the entrance exam without an official English test score, if I graduated from schools in English speaking countries?

Yes, you can submit the graduation certificate of high schools from English speaking countries as proof of English skills.

Am I eligible to apply even if my official test score (IELTS/ TOEFL IBT) is expired?

No. Taking into consideration that the validation period for the IELTS or the TOEFL IBT certificate is two years, certificates must be issued not earlier than July 15, 2018

Is it required to submit the original diploma during the application?

No, applicants are required to upload a scan version of the original diploma or a verification letter during the online application. The original one must be submitted after being enrolled in AU as a successful student

Are there other documents asked to be submitted after being accepted to AU?

Yes, when the admissions process is completed, successful applicants must submit the following original documents to the University during the Payment Contract receiving period:

  • A military services certificate (Only for male students);
  • A certificate of diploma from Lyceum/College or an equivalent certificate from the school where applicants have studied.
  • A hard copy of Photo 3.5×4.5 (4 pieces)

Is it possible to submit any original documents by fax or online?

No, prospective students are highly encouraged to submit their original documents by him/herself

Is it possible to apply as a second major if I have already completed my bachelor’s degree at another university?

Yes, applicants who are willing to apply to AU as a second major are required to carry out all the application procedures as other applicants who completed Lyceum/College.

How much is the tuition fee at AKFA University (AU)?

The annual tuition fee at AU is as follows for Citizens of Uzbekistan:

For Medical School – 58,000,000 UZS for one academic year. 29,000,000 UZS per semester.

Annual tuition fee at AU is as follows for international students:

For Medical School – 10,000 USD for one academic year. 5,000 USD per semester.

* Payments for international students are made in USD. Payments for local students are made in Soums (Uzbek national currency).

What covers an annual paid tuition fee?

Annual tuition fee includes only payment for a study tuition fee. Please be reminded, tuition fee does not cover payment for Dormitory.

When is the deadline for tuition payment?

Every applicant who is admitted to AU, must sign a contract with University and is required to pay the tuition fee in 10 days.

*AU admission date and time are subject to change depending on the number of applicants. Please be sure to check the AU website for any changes in the schedule.

Does AU provide a dormitory?

A modern style dormitory for AU students will be built soon.

I am older than most students. Does this affect my application's chances?

There is no age restriction when applying to AU. We welcome individuals of any age to apply.

We are a company in Uzbekistan. Can we invite AU students to be interns in our company?

AU encourages students to participate in real projects to gain valuable experience. Any companies, interested in attracting interns from AU, should send email to info@akfauniversity.org with information on internship requirements.

What kind of majors are there at AU?

Currently, AKFA University has two schools: Akfa Medical School (MS) and BS in Accounting and Finance (BSAF).

In which language AU courses are taught?

All study programs in AU are taught only in English (not in Uzbek or Russian)

What kind of degree can be obtained at AU?

After completing a full (six) years of study, successful students will receive a Medical Doctor degree (MD).

Successful graduates of Accounting and Finance School will receive a BS in Accounting and Finance.

Does diploma require any nostrification in the Republic of Uzbekistan?

No. There is no requirement of Diploma nostrification if you wish to apply to work at either local companies or government offices.

Is there any scholarship available for students applying to AU?

Yes, AU offers merit scholarships on a competition basis for top local students who obtain high scores in the entrance examination. However, students’ scholarship status might be changed according to their academic performance in each semester.

Please see our Scholarships page for additional information.

Are there any academic scholarships for students at AU?

Each semester, Academic scholarships are offered for full-time local students who obtain high scores from the all taught courses. Whereas scholarship and contract basis students must study hard and compete with each other either scholarship basis students can maintain their scholarship status or they lose and by this opportunity contract basis students may change their status from the contract to scholarship based in the following semester.

What is a holiday period for students?

AU students go on winter holiday (December-January) and summer holiday (May~August). Please note that the holiday dates can vary. AU administration will inform students about holiday periods in advance.

I am currently a university student. Can I transfer my studies to AU?

Yes, you can. AU has an active transfer program and AU administration can consider applications for transfer admissions. However, each applicant must meet all the requirements for transfer students. Please refer to the detailed information regarding the transfer program and requirements on the official website of AKFA University.

I am currently a university student. Can I transfer my studies to AU?

Yes, you can. AU has an active transfer program and AU administration can consider applications for transfer admissions. However, each applicant must meet all the requirements for transfer students. Please refer to the detailed information regarding the transfer program and requirements on the official website of AKFA University.

Is there any chance for a handicapped student to apply to AU?

Yes, AU does not limit an admission for a student who has a condition that markedly restricts one’s ability to function physically. So, AU does not put any restrictions for handicapped/disabled students and fully accepts them on a competition basis on an entrance examination likewise to the other applicants. Facilities of AU have been fully equipped with elevators, open spaces, recreational areas, and the interiors of buildings.

Do you have a lyceum under AU?

AU has no lyceum now. In the future, AU may open a lyceum, but currently the university focuses only on the development of higher education.

Can AU students transfer their studies to other universities?

Current AU students can transfer their studies to other Universities. However, AU students should comply with the requirements of accepting University.

Do AU graduates have a chance to work abroad?

AU graduates will be able to work at any global company having necessary practical and English skills. However, AU directs its efforts to train highly skilled specialists for the economy of Uzbekistan and does not encourage students to work in foreign states. Highly-educated and professional doctors are always world demanded and can get a high-paid salary without leaving their country.

Can AU students participate in the summer work and travel program of foreign states?

Each year, the Embassy of the USA in Tashkent organizes a Summer Work and Travel program. Interested students of AU may visit their website to be familiarized with program requirements (https://uz.usembassy.gov/visas/non-immigrant-visas/nonimmigrant-visas-study-exchange/summer-work-and-travel/). Please note that AU is by no means affiliated with this programme. However, AKFA University may provide some documents required to get from the University where a student is enrolled.

I am a citizen of another country (not Uzbekistan). Can I still apply as an international student?

Yes, you can apply as an international student. However, the admission procedure will be the same as other regular applicants.

I took the High School Graduation Equivalency Exam . Is it OK to send the certificate of the Exam instead of high school transcript because I don’t have one?

Yes, the Certificate of the High School Graduation Equivalency Exam can substitute a high school diploma and transcript.

Can I submit an official English score such as TOEIC or TEPS?

No, AU accepts only IELTS and TOEFL.

Does AU provide scholarship to foreign students too?

The 2nd class-year foreign students who are admitted in 2020 will be eligible for partial scholarships. If you rank high showing good academic performance during Fall Semester 2020, you will receive a partial scholarship for the next semester according to your ranking as in the following table.

Ranking Percentage of Tuition
1, 2 30%
3, 4 25%
5 ~ 7 15%
8 ~ 22 10%
23 ~ 42 5%

Is there an age limit to apply to AKFA University?

AU does not discriminate against a person on the ground of the person’s age. According to the Uzbek Law on Education, everyone can apply to the University and no discrimination is allowed based on age, gender, ethnicity, etc. All students will be treated equally.