St. Petersburg State Medical University Russia.The Pavlov First Saint-Petersburg State Medical University was founded in 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 center in the country. Since the inception, it has adopted, as its main principle, a unique teaching methodology, which is based on combination of the best Russian medical educational traditions with methods of 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 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. Year 2010 saw the 175th anniversary of the founding of the polyclinic.
Pavlov First Saint-Petersburg State Medical University is a home to the following Institute and Research Centers:
- Nephrology Research Institute
- Research Institute of Pulmonology
- Raisa Gorbacheva Memorial Research Institute of Children Oncology, Hematology and Transplantation
- Maxillo-facial Surgery and Dentistry Research Institute
- Valdman Institute of Pharmacology
- Heart and Vascular Research Institute
University from various countries around the world, which emphasizes the Academy’s excellent reputation. Saint Petersburg State Medical Academy’s 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. I wish Academy could be a starting point for a challenging professions and prestigious carrier of a medical doctor.
The SPSMU 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 3500 international graduates from more than 50 countries. Currently there is a total student population of over 5,000.
The educational programs of the main faculties of Saint-Petersburg Pavlov Medical University are based on state educational standards, worked out by Ministry of Health Care of Russian Federation.
The educational programs (both for Russian and Foreign citizens) include:
Medicine – 6 year educational program; Qualification – Physician (Specialitat, MD); for foreign citizens MEDICINE program is available both in RUSSIAN AND ENGLISH MEDIUM