Medicine and veterinary medicine
Medical education in Russia
Nowadays, Russian Medical and Pharmacological Schools are acknowledged as among the best in the world. It was Russian scientists who stood at the origins of transplantology, in the XXth century it was Russian doctors who helped humanity to get over smallpox, and it was in Russia that the vaccine against Ebola virus was developed and several COVID-19 vaccines were created.
Currently there are about 70 Medical Schools in Russia and about 300 universities have programs in medicine, healthcare and veterinary science.
The theoretical part of medical education lasts from 4 to 6 years, depending on the specialization. After studying the theory, students take an internship or residency; it takes another 1 to 4 years. Surgeons of various specializations take the longest training course.
In addition to more than competitive Tuition fee (from 2 to 3 thousand US dollars per year) medical education in the Russian Federation has the following advantages:
• fundamental traditions and extensive scientific base
• the opportunity to continue postgraduate studies and do research
• practical component of studies
• moderate entry requirements
• broad range of o specializations: from Pharmacology to Anesthesiology and Surgery
You can start studying Medicine in Russia immediately after receiving school education unlike many countries where you first need to get a Bachelor's degree in related fields. That is the reason why medical specialties have been among the most popular with foreign students for many decades. Nowadays, graduates of Russian medical universities can be found all over the world!
Medical and veterinary specialties in Russia can be obtained at the following universities:
|Kuban State Medical University
|Novosibirsk State University
|Ural State Medical University