Khoy University of Medical Sciences is under the supervision of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education located in Khoy city. The university was first launched in the year 1992 as a faculty of nursing and health under the supervision of Urmia University of Medical Sciences. In 2015, the Khoy University of Medical Sciences and Health Services was approved by the Ministry of Health and Medical Education Development Council. The university currently has about 500 students in the courses of Nursing, Environmental Health, Public Health, Operating Room and Medical Emergencies. It is responsible for providing health services to a population of more than 450,000 people in the Khoy city of North West Azerbaijan Province.