The World Health Organization lists Volgograd State Medical University in the World Directory of Medical Schools.

Volgograd State Medical University

Volgograd State Medical University

About Volgograd State Medical University:

Volgograd State Medical University is located in 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. It is currently headed by the prominent Russian scientist, Academician of the Russian Academy for Medical Sciences, Professor Vladimir I. Petrov.

The University is accredited by the Russian Ministry for Education for the teaching of both Russian and overseas students. It boasts of a highly qualified teaching staff, advanced researchers and experienced physicians. The University has been training international students since 1962. Since 2000 the Volgograd State Medical University has got an opportunity to teach foreign students in the English language. The University is also listed in the Directory of Higher Medical Schools World Health Organisation. It means that our graduates can get a job at any country after recognized by the passing national examinations if necessary.

Colleges and Departments of Volgograd State Medical University:

● College of General Medicine.
● College of Dentistry.
● College of Pediatrics.
● College of Pharmacy.
● College of Medical Biochemistry.
● College of Social Work and Clinical Psychology.
● Department for International Students.
● College for Postgraduate and Continuous Education.
● Department for Foundation Courses.

Nowadays the University ranks very high among the medical schools of the Russian Federation. Many scientists of the University are world-famous owing to their great contribution to the theory and practice of medicine. The University has been training international students since 1962. Students from 113 states of the former Soviet Union, Europe, Asia, Latin America, Africa have studied at our University. Over this period 3000 physicians, dentists and paediatricians and pharmacists have been trained for foreign countries. Since 2000 the Volgograd State Medical University has got an opportunity to teach foreign students in the English language. About 70 overseas doctors are engaged in postgraduate study at the University every year. If you decide to study at the VolSMU, you will make the right choice.

The advantages of such a decision are:

● wide range of possibilities;
● the experienced and attentive faculties;
● broad exposure to clinical practice;
● reasonable tuition fees and hostel accommodation prices.

The Volgograd State Medical University is an active participant of a number of international projects promoting medical research and clinical practice. This accounts for a genuine interest in the activities of the University on the part of government officials of various countries. It has recently been visited by the ambassadors of the USA, Malaysia, India, the People’s Republic of China, Brunei, Bangladesh, etc., top officials of Medical and Dental Councils of different countries. The Volgograd State Medical University has built up relationships with a number of foreign universities – the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (USA), Albert Ludwigs Universitaet (Freiburg, Germany), Martin-Luther Halle-Wittenberg Universitaet (Germany), Belgian, French, Chinese universities, etc. This collaboration has been fostering the advance of medical science in such fields as family medicine, poison control, family planning and reproductive health, arterial hypertension, epidemiology, tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment, pharmacology, pharmacy, etc. One of the latest developments is the newly set up Russian-American Family Practice Clinic which is a unique clinic of this type in the whole of the south of Russia.

Collaboration with Volgograd State Medical University:

The University has been collaborating with the World Federation for Medical Education, with the World Health Organisation (WHO), with UNESCO, with the British Council, with the United States Agency for International Development, with the American International Health Alliance, and participating in a wide range of joint international research projects.

Eligibility Criteria:

Fee structure:


Course name

MD (General Medicine)

Tuition fee

5900 $

Hostel charges

750 $

Medical Insurance &  fee for extension of the multiple-visa



6900 $

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