Volgograd state medical university

Volgograd is one of Russia's largest cities. It is known as Stalingrad all over the world and as such it became the site of the Stalingrad battle which predetermined the victory of Russia and its allies Britain, USA and France over German nazis in World War II. Volgograd is a southern city, an average temperature in summer is +26C and in winter -9C, Volgograd is placed on the bank of the Volga river. Due to its proximity to the river the climate in Volgograd is favourable. The population of Volgograd is over 1,000,000.

There is an international airport, a river terminal, train and bus stations in the city. There are direct flights to Italy , Germany, the Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Greece, Turkey, Syria, Sri-Lanka, the Lebanon and to all states of the former Commonwealth of Independent States from Volgograd.

There are 5-6 direct flights from Moscow to Volgograd daily. The flight time is 1.5 hour. Besides every day 3 trains leave Moscow for Volgograd, the journey lasts 18 hours. Volgograd is a big tourist centre, especially for foreigners. Over 70,000 foreign tourists come to Volgograd every year. There are many historical places, theatres, concert halls, restaurants and bars in Volgograd. There is a great number of supermarkets and open markets as well which can boast a wide variety of food.

There are some Orthodox Churches, a Polish Roman Catholic Church, a Protestant Church, a Mosque and a Synagogue in Volgograd.

International students can go there on religious holidays.

The Academy is headed by a prominent Russian scientist, Academician of the Russian Academy for Medical Sciences, Professor, M.D. Petrov Vladimir Ivanovich.

The Volgograd State Medical Academy has extensive international contacts and delegations from the USA, India, the People's Republic of China, Bangladesh and other countries headed by top Embassy officials pay visits to the Academy. To further bilateral collaboration in the field of education, culture and research, the Academy has signed an agreement on cooperation with a North Chinese University (the city of Girin).

The Volgograd State Medical Academy collaborates with the World Health Organisation (WHO), has extensive scientific contacts with many foreign higher educational establishments; it participates in joint international programs with Belgium, France, Germany, Arkansas University of Medical Sciences (USA) in such fields as family medicine, arterial hypertension, epidemiology, tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment, pharmacology, pharmacy, etc. The Russian-American Family Practice Clinic has opened in Volgograd recently, the first one in the southern part of Russia.

The Volgograd State Medical Academy has its own scientific and methodic schools. The Research Institute for Pharmacology and that for Rheumatology are attached to the Academy. New trends in Pharmacology, Rheumatology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Dentistry, etc. are being developed.

The Academy ranks as high as the 7 th in Russia; the quality of education at the Academy meets the most stringent international requirements.

There are 6 faculties at the Academy:

Faculty of General Medicine

Faculty of Dentistry

Faculty of Pediatrics

Faculty of Pharmaceutics

Faculty of Medical Biology

The faculty of Advanced Training for Doctors and Preparatory course for foreign students

600 highly skilled specialists work at 63 departments of the Academy. Among them, there are 11 academicians, 84 professors and 332 associate professors.

The Academy's students are 3700 Russian and former USSR citizens and 700 international students from Asia, Africa, Latin America, Germany and Arab countries.

At its disposal, the Academy has 4 educational buildings, 5 big multiprofile clinics for 7000 in-patients with departments of surgery, cardiology, traumatology, ophthalmology, obstetrics and gynaecology, equipped with up to date facilities, experimental bases, a computer centre and comfortable hostels. There is also a Cardiology Centre which is one of the leaders in the field in the Russian Federation.

The Academy has been training international students since 1962. Students from 70 countries of Europe, Asia, Latin America have studied at our Academy. Over this period 2500 general practitioners, dentists and paediatricians have been trained for foreign countries.

About 70 foreign doctors take post-diploma courses every year.

Our graduates work in many countries: the USA, Great Britain, France, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, India, Arab and African countries, etc.

The faculty of General Medicine trains specialists in internal disease, surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology, psychiatry, otorhinolaryngology, dermatology and venereology, infectious diseases, etc. The departments of the faculty are equipped with modem diagnostic facilities. Foreign scientists and consultants are invited to deliver lectures.

The course of studies is for 6 years.

Beginning with 2001 English-speaking students will be taught in English, which will enable them to begin studies without preliminary training at the Preparatory faculty.


The post-diploma training of foreign doctors is conducted at all departments of all faculties in the following fields:

Allergology and Immunology, Cardiology, Clinical Pharmacology, Endocrinology, Family Practice, Gastroenterology, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Infectious Diseases, Maxillofacial Surgery, Neurology, Oncology, Operative Dentistry, Ophthalmology, Orthodontics, Otolaryngology, Pathological Anatomy, Paediatrics, Phthisiology, Preventive Dentistry, Prosthetic Dentistry, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Radial Therapy, Skin and ST Diseases, Social Hygiene and Public Health, Sports Medicine and Occupational Therapy, Pediatric Dentistry, Pediatric Surgery, Surgery, Therapy, Traumatology and Orthopaedics, Urology.

A Medical College attached to the Volgograd State Medical Academy trains para­medical specialists in the following specialities: Orthopaedic dentistry (dental mechanic)

Pharmacy (pharmaceutist).

Students Scientific Society

While studying students take part in the work of different scientific societies, carry out research, make scientific reports at Russian and international scientific conferences, publish results of their research in Russia and abroad.


The library comprises over 630,000 books in Russian, French, Arab, German and other languages. There are dictionaries in all world languages. A local computer net functions in the library.


There are 4 comfortable hostels including apartments with all modem conveniences for student's study and rest. Students can rent a flat in any district of the city if they wish.

The Preparatory faculty for foreign citizens has been functioning since 1990, where during an academic year the trainees could learn the Russian language and get prepared to the main Academy courses.

The Postgraduate Training Faculty was also founded in The Academy for the graduates willing to continue their education in various special branches of medicine.

A number of different youth organizations, sport clubs, art and cultural groups work at the Medical Academy. There are 4 comfortable hostels for students of Tver State Medical Academy. Tver regional hospital

In 1952 the Academy celebrated its 50th anniversery. During this period, 12680 doctors, 6572 dentists and 373 foreign students graduated from the Academy. The professional teaching staff of the Academy has published 730 scientific works and 18 textbooks. In 1989 the Faculty of Graduate Studies was opened. In 1990, the Faculty of Pediatrics was opened. The Academy is internationally recognised, and students from countries like Germany, Italy, Greece, Poland, India, African States, and Sri Lanka study at the Faculty of International students of the Academy.

There are about 3413 students enrolled at the Academy, 1689 at the Medical Faculty, 1061 at the Faculty of Stomatology, 663 at the Faculty of Pediatrics, and the rest at the Faculty of International Students.

There are 49 Departments where 405 highly qualified academicians and lecturers are working. There are 51 Professors, 80 Doctors (consultants), and 240 Candidates of Medical Sciences(Ph.D).

The Departments are located in various teaching hospitals where bed occupancy numbers 6000. The Faculty of Stomatology has its own clinic with 300 stomatological chairs in use. All the faculties of the Academy are equiped with electronic microscopes, bio-chemical laboratories, radio-isotope labs, and lecture halls equipt with video apparatus.

The TSMA covers all the 8 big hospitals,5 Maternity homes,Tver Divisional hospitals,which has isolated rooms for infectious disease, Tuberculosis and cancer more than 30 polyclinics and maternity consultancies.

Fee Details & MBBS Course

All payments to the university is to be made only in US$ and the rupee equivalent is calculated approximately at the current rate of US$ 1 = Rs.62/-‚ 1€ = Rs.69/-

The student should pay the tuition fee directly to the University. The fees paid to the University includes the Tuition Fee, Hostel Accommodation and Study Material for each academic year.

Medical Insurance should be take on arrival at the University which will cost approximately 60 to 200 US$/Year
YEAR I : 6130 US$ (Rs. 3,98,450)
YEAR II : 6130 US$(Rs. 3,98,450)
YEAR III : 6130 US$ (Rs. 3,98,450)
YEAR IV : 6130 US$ (Rs. 3,98,450)
YEAR V : 6130 US$ (Rs. 3,98,450)
YEAR VI : 6130 US$ (Rs. 3,98,450)

Total Fee : 36780 US$ (Rs. 23,90,700)

Each student should carry 2000 US$ (Two thousands US Dollar) with him/her for food and other pocket expenses for each year in case of Moscow and 1000 US $ in case of other cities. Students traveling to cities other than Moscow will need 50 - 100 US$ for their travel.

The students are advised to take a medical Insurance which may cost about 100 US$ per year. In some universities insurance is compulsory.

A total amount of Rs. 1,50,000/- (Rupees One Lakh Fifty thousand only) to be paid by each student for registration, processing, admission formalities and other incidental expenses. An initial payment of Rs. 20,000/- (Rupees Twenty thousand only) should be paid along with the application form for registration at the time of applying to the course. Balance of Rs. 1,30,000/­(Rupees One Lakh and Thirty thousand only) to be paid on receipt of the admission letter from the University.

Obtaining the admission letter from the University Visa formalities Including visa fee One month pre-departure Russian language orientation programme (only for students enrolling on or before 10th July) Guidance In applying and receiving Eligibility Certificate from the Medical Council of India Assistance In preparing expenses and other necessary documents to apply for bank loan Air ticket (Chennal-Moscow) Immigration clearence for travel to Russia. Arrangement to receive the student on hls!her first arrival to Russia at the airport or at the railway station of the city where Institution of study Is located Providing vltal informatlon, Tips, Guidance and Assistance to the student during the entire course of study in Russia Providing Information about the students' progress and their academic performance to the parents periodically as and when received from the college( every year ) [* The Initial payment of Rs.20,OOO-/(Rupees Twenty Thousand only) shall be refunded only If the admission is not provided as sought by the student In the application form. All other fees paid are non- refundable.]


The student should submit filled in application form along with the registration fees* in way of D.D. favouring 'STUDY ABROAD EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANTS' payable at Chennai for Rs.20,000 + 18% GST. (* The registration fees of Rs.20,000/- shall be refunded, only if the admission is not provided as sought by the student in the application form.).


The student joins a one month Pre-departure Russian Language programme at the Russian Cultural Centre, Chennai. In case the student is not able to personally attend this programme then Study Abroad shall supply a set of books along with Audio CD for the student to undergo this course at home.


Once the confirmation is received from the University a confirmation letter is sent to the student informing the acceptance of his application and the last date of payment of the incidental fees. The student is expected to pay the incidental fees & sign the necessary documents and agreements on or before the due date and confirm admission.



The student should carry all original documents related to his education to the university. These original documents should be attested (APOSTILLE) by the Ministry of external affairs.

The students can take help from our office if they are unable to get the same in time before their travel.


Student should apply for a passport if not available. The Russian immigration rule specifies that the passport should be valid for a minimum duration of 18 months from the date of entry. So if you already have a passport check for validity and if needed renew your passport. For any specific clarifications contact our student counselors.


After the student pays the balance incidental charges, signs the agreement, the passport copy of the student is sent to the concerned University for a visa support letter (invitation) from the Ministry of External Affairs, Russian Federation. At this stage if the student does not have a valid passport then he can take a copy of the admission letter received from the University and submit to the respective passport office to get the passport on a priority


The notary verified copies of the necessary documents and originals of Medical Fitness & HIV report as mentioned. The reports are valid only for 90 days and hence if you are applying well in advance, do not furnish any medical report and the same can be produced on demand from our office.


The notary verified copies of the necessary documents & originals of Medical fitness and HIV report as mentioned in the application. The reports are valid only for 90 days and hence if you are applying well in advance, do not furnish any medical report and the same can be produced on demand from our office.


It normally takes 4 – 12 weeks for the invitation to get ready. Once the invitation is received, the visa is stamped and the student is informed about the tentative date of departure. The student shall make arrangements to take necessary foreign exchange for the tuition fee to be paid to the University on arrival to Russia and for his/her living expenses.


Any help on this regards our counselors would be there to help you. Once the visa is ready, all travel documents including the flight ticket is handed over to the student.

Any help on this regards our counselors would be there to help you. Once the visa is ready, all travel documents including the flight ticket is handed over to the student. On arrival to Moscow airport the student shall be received by the representatives of the concerned University. The student shall pay the fees to the University and complete the admission process.

Rules and Regulations

Realaible and secure platform

In case of the student's failure to make the payment in time or training, the Institute has the right to expel the student without compensation of money already paid for training.

Fresh and Clean

In case of the student's non-fulfillment of the year's curriculum for unconvincing reasons as well as due to poor health conditions, violation of academic discipline, criminal actions and systematic violations of internal regulations, the Institute has the right to expel the students without compensation of money paid for current year of training and all the preceding periods of training.

Easy to customize

In cases where the health impairment is of a temporary nature, the Institute administration may provide academic leave with the right of readmission in the same course.

The student shall abide by the Russian Laws, comply with rules established for foreign citizens, rules of residence and traveling on Russian territory as well as uphold internal Institute regulations.

The University provides

In case of Medical faculty, training of selected candidates, to offer them higher education at the M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) level as general practitioner with the following specialization, therapy, pediatric and dentistry in case of graduates and Training, internship, refresher course, specialization clinical training in the case of post-graduates.

Selected Canditates

In case of Medical faculty, training of selected candidates, to offer them higher education at the M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) level as general practitioner with the following specialization, therapy, pediatric and dentistry in case of graduates and Training, internship, refresher course, specialization clinical training in the case of post-graduates.

Russian language

Training in the Russian language for a minimum of nine months, in case of Russian Medium. Access to reading halls, library, sports halls and other facilities for training and recreation as provided to Russian students.

Hostel Facility

Residence in the hostel on conditions similar to Russian students for the whole period of training. (A two or three bedroom accommodation).

Rapid Customer support

The University provides visa support for each student for arrival to Russia and further provides the students with a local living registration for one year, which will be extended each year after the student pays the tuition fee for that particular year. If necessary to provide with visa support for parents to visit their son / daughter in Russia