Volgograd State Medical University – Studies In Russia
August 12, 2017

Volgograd State Medical University

Volgograd State Medical University is located in a city called Volgograd which is situated in the southern part of Russia on the west bank of the Volga River. It started as Stalingrad Medical Institute founded in 1935. In 1993 it got the status of the Academy, and in 2003 it was granted the status of the University.

The University is listed in the Directory of Higher Medical Schools recognized by the World Health Organization. It means that the graduates from Volgograd State Medical University can work in any country after passing national examinations of that particular country.


  1. Faculty of Stomatology / Dentistry
  2. Faculty of General Medicine
  3. Faculty of Pediatrics
  4. Faculty of Pharmaceutics
  5. Faculty of Medical Biology
  6. Faculty of Advanced Training for Doctors
  7. Preparatory course Faculty for foreign students

University Campus

The pre-clinical courses are provided at the 4 main buildings of the university while the clinical courses are provided at 15 multiprofile clinics equipped with up-to-date facilities. The main building houses a well-stocked library with over 700 000 books in different languages. International students can also get a lot of information from a variety of journals from UK, US, Germany and so on. To facilitate students the library works till 19:00 in the evening on weekdays. The university also provides free Internet service for all students. Students also have the opportunity to conduct research at the different departments of the university.


The University provides 3 hostels with most of the facilities for students. Most of these hostels house both Russian and international students. Due to a recent increase in the number of students the hostels are usually full, but however the university houses a special accommodation service which provides students with comfortable flats to rent.

Type courses Full-time
Language of instruction Russian, English
Length courses Preparatory Program  - 1 year
Faculty of General Medicine - 6 years
Faculty of Stomatology / Dentistry - 5 year
Pharmaceutical Faculty - 5 years
Faculty of Pediatrics - 6 years
Post-Diploma Training - 1 - 5 years
Date of commencement September, 1
Post-Diploma Training - during the year


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