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Saint Petersburg State Medical University Russia

Saint Petersburg State Medical University, Russia

The Pavlov First Saint Petersburg State Medical University is one of the leading medical universities in Russia and the world. As well as the University is one of the top ten medical schools in Europe.

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The Pavlov First Saint Petersburg State Medical University was founded on September 14 (26) 1897 as the Medical Institute for Women. It was the first institution both in Russia and Europe that provided an opportunity for women to acquire higher medical education. Academy has become one of the leading medical centers in the country. Since its inception, it has adopted, as its main principle, a unique teaching methodology, which is based on a combination of the best Russian medical educational traditions with methods of the Western Education System. The present name, St Petersburg State I.P. Pavlov Medical University, was given to our University in 1994 by the decision of the Government of the Russian Federation. The University contributes considerably to the development of Medical Sciences and Health Care Services in Russia and it is recognized in the World as a big center for training specialists in various medical areas. Pavlov First St. Petersburg State Medical University is the only higher medical school in the city that has a polyclinic attached to the University. The year 2010 saw the 175th anniversary of the founding of the polyclinic.

Scientific activity has been one of the top priorities of the University; research embraces the main medical fields, including oncology, pharmacology, hematology and transplantation, molecular genetics, cardiology, cardiac surgery, pulmonology, nephrology, etc.            

Saint Petersburg Medical University encloses 112 departments, which are consolidated into 9 faculties:

  1. Faculty of general medicine (English and Russian)
  2. Medical-prophylactic Faculty (Russian)
  3. The surgical Faculty (Russian)
  4. Therapeutic faculty (Russian)
  5. The pediatric Faculty (Russian)
  6. Medical – biological Faculty (Russian)
  7. The Faculty of foreign students
  8. The Faculty of education for nurses
  9. Health care and social work (Russian)
  10. Dentistry faculty (English and Russian).

Educational work at the University is based on the concept of the multi-stage system of specialists training in the programs of various levels of medical education. There is University education training, training in the programs of higher education, as well as post-graduate training for doctors.

Training for Medicine, Dentistry, and Pediatrics programs contain a preclinical period (1-3 years) with basic, premedical, and introductory medical disciplines, and clinical training (4-6 years; for Dentristry – since the spring semester of the 3rdyear till 5th year). The basic and premedical course includes the theoretical basis of medical specialties (Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Anatomy, Histology, Physiology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Informatics, Pathological Anatomy, Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, and Hygiene).

The Academy campus is located in the central part of the city in a green from spring to autumn wonderful park having an area of 40000 square meters. There are 50 beautiful buildings with fabulous architecture on its territory. The Peter the Great Hospital (2000 beds) was built in 1903.

Saint-Petersburg State Medical University incorporates the following Institutes and Institutes for Scientific Research:

  • Nephrology Research Institute
  • Research Institute of Pulmonology
  • Raisa Gorbacheva Memorial Research Institute of Children Oncology, Hematology and Transplantation
  • Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry Research Institute
  • Valdman Institute of Pharmacology
  • Heart and Vascular Research Institute

Saint-Petersburg State Medical University, Today

Many students attend the Academy from various countries around the world, which emphasizes the Academy’s excellent reputation. Saint Petersburg State Medical University policies provide for equal opportunity and affirmative action in employment and admission to all programs of the Academy. The Academy graduates are sought by employers everywhere for their knowledge and reputation as innovators, leaders, and team players.

Saint-Petersburg State Medical University has a long and proud tradition of educating Russian and international students. More than 35,000 physicians graduated from the Academy. Since beginning the international program in 1947 there have been more than 5000 international graduates from more than 50 countries. Currently, there is a total student population of over 6,000. The educational programs of the main faculties of Saint-Petersburg Medical University are based on state educational standards, worked out by the Ministry of Health Care of the Russian Federation.

If you are considering pursuing an MBBS in Russia, then Saint Petersburg State Medical University should be on your list of options. We, at A R Group of Education, can help you get admission to Saint Petersburg State Medical University.