Founded in 1932, Astrakhan State Medical University is situated in Astrakhan, Russia. Astrakhan State Medical University is one of the oldest and largest scientific and educational complexes known for offering quality MBBS education to all international students at an affordable cost. It is one of the most desired medical universities to study MBBS in Russia amongst Indian medical students. The Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation founded this Russian medical university!
Astrakhan State Medical University is known to offer unique and quality MBBS education to all medical students coming from different countries of the world. Some of the educational programs are included in the ranking of Russia's best educational programs. The availability of programs and their ranking draws thousands of Russians as well as foreign students to study MBBS at Astrakhan State Medical University and achieve their dream of studying MBBS in Russia. At present, there are about 13,000 students studying MBBS at Astrakhan State University including 2,000 international students. Astrakhan State Medical University also offers an opportunity for the students to learn 16 foreign languages while studying MBBS in Russia at Astrakhan State Medical University.
Astrakhan State Medical University actively develops international relationships which helps in the overall personality of each and every enrolled medical student. Astrakhan State Medical University runs the UNESCO chair “The Learning Society and Human Sustainable Development”. There are various programs and projects that the Astrakhan State Medical University jointly associated with other institutions in Russia and other countries of the world. At present, Astrakhan State Medical University is in partnership with more than 80 leading Foreign Universities, organizations, and companies from 20 different countries. Through international tie-ups, cultural, research, and information centers have been established.
In the year 2009-10, Astrakhan State Medical University also gained a ‘European Quality Certificate’ and a gold medal for winning a title in the list of ‘100 Best Russian State Universities’.
Medical graduates after completing MBBS from Astrakhan State Medical University currently work in over 103 countries. Currently, around 6000 students are enrolled here with 2000 of students hailing from international countries, studying MBBS at Astrakhan State Medical University. The faculty staff include 1000+ professors who are highly-skilled and experienced.
Astrakhan State Medical University is one of the best universities in Russia to study MBBS in Russia at an affordable cost. All enrolled local and international MBBS students who get the chance to study MBBS in Russia at Astrakhan State Medical University get the chance to witness and experience the best and comfortable stay in and around the university campus during the 6 years of MBBS program. Astrakhan State Medical University features7 dormitories with 1500 beds where all enrolled international students including Indian medical students can choose double or triple sharing to stay while studying at the university to study MBBS in Russia. The university provides many amenities to all its enrolled international students to ensure their comfort and holistic development while they study MBBS at Astrakhan State Medical University.
There are 3 gyms, 2 open sports areas, a movie and concert hall with 600 seats, a swimming pool, a Healthcare center with 38 beds, specially made for the students, so that students can have a healthy lifestyle too, while studying MBBS at Astrakhan State Medical University.
Located near the Caspian Sea, the city experiences a warm climate. Contemporary educational programs and modes of education are practiced in the university which makes Astrakhan State Medical University a magnet that attracts thousands of medical aspirants from all around the world to study MBBS in Russia.
The accommodation fee at Astrakhan State Medical University (room for 2-3 people) - 1100 USD/year. Astrakhan State Medical University offers very comfortable and secure living conditions to all its enrolled medical students who choose Astrakhan State Medical University to study MBBS in Russia. All enrolled international students including Indian medical students are accommodated in a modern building with convenient rooms for 2-3 persons and public areas. Every hostel has well equipped kitchens, bathrooms, laundries, study rooms and free Internet access, sports hall, recreation areas.
Students coming from all continents are currently studying at Astrakhan State Medical University to study MBBS in Russia. Annually Astrakhan State Medical University has 6000 students every year, including 2000 international students from 70 countries who came to this university because of high quality MBBS education in Russia. International cooperation is one of the most significant activities of the Astrakhan State Medical University. 11 universities from 9 countries of Europe, Asia and America are in partnership with Astrakhan State Medical University and the university hosts more than 10 large international events every year. Astrakhan State Medical University, Russia offers student exchange programs with many American and European universities (11 universities from 9 countries in Europe, America, and Asia).
Astrakhan State Medical University also hosts various cultural and sports activities and encourages students to make active participation. Astrakhan State Medical University also celebrates all the major Indian festivals. From Holi to Diwali to Eid, every major Indian festival is being celebrated at the Astrakhan State Medical University, so that Indian students do not feel homesick while being away from their homes!
Astrakhan State Medical University features a library with more than 10,00,000 collections of books, journals, magazines, and several other items which all enrolled MBBS students and staff can use for their studies, projects, and research activities while studying MBBS in Russia.
The distance from dormitory no. 1 is about fifteen minutes’ walk (about 1 km) from the Astrakhan State Medical University. Student dormitories number 2 and 3 are located a bit further, about 3 kilometers from the city center and the university.
Astrakhan State Medical University also offers an Indian mess, for all enrolled Indian medical students so that they get healthy and tasty Indian food at low cost while studying MBBS in Russia at Astrakhan State Medical University.
Astrakhan State Medical University features a Student Union for all enrolled international students. The membership of the Student Union in the Astrakhan State Medical University (NSMU) is voluntary, but the membership is very popular: approximately 96% of the Astrakhan State Medical University students are members of the student union. All enrolled Russian students, who get financial support from the state and don’t pay for their studies (because of their Russian citizenship), pay a regular member fee. If a foreign student is interested in the membership, they should pay x rubles to the Student Union. Then she/he will get the same benefits as Russian students through the Student Union.
The Student Union offers help and activities in different fields. One branch of the Student Union is the Sports club, whose services members of the Student Union can use. Members of the Student Union get tickets to movies at a lower price. Further, every year excursions both in Russia and in foreign countries are organized. These trips cost student-members about 50% less than normal. And last, but not least, Student Union offers service, which is very important for the students finishing their studies and planning their future careers. Student Union is specialized in career service: if you wish to get information on how to find work, you can ask for help in Student Union. They have practical tips on where to start looking for a job, how to form one’s resume correctly or how to prepare oneself for an interview. Generally, the Student Union is working for the students. It supervises student’s socio-economic rights and benefits and emphasizes students’ living conditions, employment market, and salary.
Student Club focuses on students’ social life outside the academic sphere. Student-members organize free-time activities, like parties and different kinds of occasions, e.g. “Knighting of students”, “Spring of Dance”, song contests and spectacles. There is a dance group as well as students’ amateur theatre. The theatre staff often goes on to different cities in Russia.
The Student Union also allows all the enrolled Indian students to celebrate all the major Indian festivals like Holi, Diwali, ‘Eid, and other major festivals so that students don’t feel home sick while being away from their homes.