The university was established in the year 1954. It emerged as one of the largest and leading institute among the west Siberian medical universities. It further provides high quality medical training.
There are only six faculties in the university which trains more than 6000 students every year. For the development of ASMU students and postgraduates, the institute of pre-university training and the institute of postgraduates provide continuous training. The Altai state medical university is recognized by “THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SCIENCE OF RUSSIAN FEDERATION”. In the year 1960, the first graduation session of the university took place.
               Coming to the city of Barnaul, it is the capital of Altai krai and is situated in the southern area of western Siberia. As per the census of 2015, the population of Barnaul is 635,500. It covers the area of 322