FMHS Student Rights

At FMHS, the students' access to science and knowledge is their first and most important right. Additionally, there is a set of rights that characterize the university student's personality, including, but not limited to, the following:

  • To express an opinion and to actively participate in the university's scientific programs, study plans and performance assessments according to scientific, academic and administrative standards.
  • To get the Sana’a University student ID card, since this document identifies and proves the identity of the student on campus.
  • To be honored if he/she is student who meets the prerequisite conditions that entitles him/her to be honored, including the appearance of his/her name on the Sana’a University Board of Honor, according to what is stated in the Student Affairs Regulation and in this Guideline.
  • To have an access to the libraries and its references, either by reading or by borrowing according to applicable rules and regulations.
  • To have an access to the university's laboratories to prove his/her experiments and creations and to develop his/her scientific knowledge according to applicable rules and regulations.
  • To participate in the organization of various activities sponsored by the university, such as sport, cultural or social activities.
  • To have access to primary health care and to social welfare on campus to assist him/her to solve the problems undermining his/her of educational attainment. Such assistance is provided by social workers and researchers at the university. To this end, he/she shall have the right to receive financial assistance in line with the regulations governing financial assistance.
  • To seek remedy or submit grievances complain to review a decision made against him based on the student affairs integrated system.
  • To obtain the documents granted by the university, including the scientific degree certificate after the completion of all undergraduate requirements.
  • To make any question or inquiry to his/her teachers on campus, to discuss with them in the most appropriate scientific discussion manner and to ask for further clarifications to what he/she may have not understood. No censorship or punishment should be imposed on him/her for doing so, unless he/she has violated applicable laws, regulations and public morals.
  • The student shall have the rights stated in this guide, including the right to take an intermission (to pause or interrupt his/her studies) and to resume his/her studies, to withdraw from the university, to seek remedy or submit grievances complain against his/her test results... etc.
  • To obtain an official receipt for all payments made to the university treasury. He/she shall have the right to recover all insurance paid to the university staff in charge, in accordance with the relevant regulations.
  • To demand and seek the performance of his/her rights on campus, provided that he/she shall adhere to applicable laws and regulations in the university and provided that all students shall have equal rights and duties at the university.
  • To keep and maintain the contents of his file on campus in a safe and orderly manner by honest staff; not to handover any of the contents of his file except to the student himself/herself personally or to his/her official delegate, as well as not to disclose any of these contents unless such disclosure is stipulated for by a penalty decision against this particular student.


The Medical Education Development Centre (MEDC) was established by the decision of the Sana’a University Rector No. 672 of 2002. It marks an important event at FMHS since it is competent to review FMHS curricula and train FMHS teachers on the development of educational programs and on modern methods in the teaching and learning processes. Its duties include promoting the development and implementation of the Continuing Education Plan. This center oversees the Quality Assurance & Academic Accreditation Unit and the Sana’a University Journal of Medical Sciences.