Established in 2002, IU is recognized and nationally accredited by the government of Cambodia, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports and the Accreditation Committee of Cambodia (ACC). International University education standards are recognized by transnational medical institutions such as the Asia–Europe Foundation, Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL), UN World Health Organization – including accreditation with the United States-based Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) and International Medical Education Directory (IMED) enabling medical school graduates to take the three complete steps of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) and on successful completion can register for physician residency and practice medicine in the United States. The medium of instruction used at IU are English and Khmer.
The university has the main faculties of Health Sciences, Nursing, Humanities and Foreign Languages, Science and Technology, Agriculture and Rural Development and School of Public Health, in addition to a number of other departments. The university offers a 6-year study program that combines practical and clinical theory for a bachelor’s program (Bachelor in Medical Science), equivalent to MBBS abroad, and 4 years for a BDS degree.
In 2009, the school established Sen Sok International University Hospital, a hospital specializing in training medical students. The university also opened a Satellite Learning Center (Bolyno International University College) in Kampong Chhnang District in February 2011 and opened a second campus in April 2011.
On the Edurank site, the school is ranked 67th in Asia for Astrophysics and Astronomy and 238th for Hospitality Management.
According to Wikipedia and edurank.org