Founded in the year 1935, Volgograd State Medical University was initially started as Stalingrad Medical Institute. In the year 1993, the medical institute got the status of the Academy, and in 2003 it was granted the status of the University and then was renamed as Volgograd State Medical University. It is one of the best and leading medical universities in Russia offering MBBS in Russia to all the students coming from different parts of the world at an affordable cost. The MBBS fees at Volgograd State Medical University are very much affordable along with the quality of MBBS education. At present this medical university known for offering MBBS in Russia is headed by the profound Russian scientist, Academician of the Russian Academy for Medical Sciences, Professor Vladimir I. Petrov.
The Volgograd State Medical University is listed in The World Directory of Medical Schools WHO (WDOMS) list of world medical schools and also in the International Medical education directory provided by FAIMER thus and is also recognized by various
medical councils of the world including by the National Medical Commission (NMC) formerly, Medical Council of India (MCI). This means that a medical graduate after successful completion of 6 years of MBBS from Volgograd Medical University will be eligible to practice his or her medical career in any country of the world after qualifying for the FMGE (Foreign Medical Graduate Examination) of that country. The MBBS degree offered by Volgograd State Medical University is globally recognized and accepted. The Volgograd State Medical University has built up relationships and ties with numerous foreign universities offering MBBS in Russia and MBBS abroad so that all its enrolled students can have a vast exposure while studying MBBS in Russia from Volgograd State Medical University. Volgograd State Medical University has also been collaborating with the World Federation for Medical Education, World Health Organization (WHO), UNESCO, British Council, United States Agency for International Development.
The Volgograd State Medical University gained a very high rank amongst the Russian medical universities that are globally known for offering MBBS in Russia. Since its establishment, Volgograd State Medical University has attracted highly qualified staff with experience in teaching in many regions of the world. At present, the MBBS the teaching staff of the Volgograd State Medical University numbers 763 highly qualified professors and instructors with 11 academicians, 96 professors, and 401 associate professors among them. Most of them have Ph. D.s or more advanced degrees. The MBBS academic programs are run by 66 departments of the Volgograd State Medical University.
At present, there are about 10000 citizens of Russia and other countries of the former Soviet Union and 900 international students from India and 70 other foreign countries attending the University and studying MBBS at Volgograd State Medical University. Since 1962, the Volgograd State Medical University has been welcoming and training international students from all over the world, majorly from India in the field of medicine. Every year, about 70 overseas doctors are engaged in postgraduate study at the Volgograd State Medical University. Since its inception, Volgograd State Medical University has produced more the 3000 physicians, dentists, pediatricians, and pharmacists who have been trained for foreign countries and are successfully working in various countries of the world and serving humankind.
In the year 2000, the Volgograd State Medical University has got the golden chance to teach the MBBS program to foreign students in the English medium. International students coming from 70 countries of Europe, Asia, Latin America have studied MBBS at Volgograd State Medical University in the English language. All the MBBS teaching staff at Volgograd State Medical University is well versed with the English language, hence international students do not come across any problem while studying MBBS in Russia at Volgograd State Medical University. Admission to MBBS in Volgograd state medical university is on the basis of first come first served.
Volgograd State Medical University is known to have quality education and a low fee structure. The tuition fee for MBBS in Volgograd state medical university is approximately 5700 US$ per year (English medium) and 3500 US$ for Russian Medium. Living costs for international students studying MBBS in Volgograd have been estimated at US$ 100 to US$ 150 per month which includes food, communication, and travel expenses. The academic year starts from the first day of September each year and this year is segregated into two semesters. The duration of the MBBS Course is of 6 years (5+1), where 5 years is the theoretical and practical education and 1 year is the mandate internship in the university-affiliated hospital. Postgraduate courses are of duration three years. After completion of the undergraduate program, students are awarded an MD degree, which is equivalent to MBBS awarded by the Indian colleges.
Talking about student life at Volgograd State Medical University then it is very much vibrant and enjoyable. All international students especially Indian students who choose Volgograd State Medical University to study MBBS in Russia get the chance to foster new friendships and enjoy their MBBS in Russia experience to the fullest. Volgograd State Medical University provides all the mandatory facilities that are needed for a comfortable and healthy stay. The university offers a physical training department to all enrolled local and international students who chose to study MBBS in Russia at Volgograd State Medical University so that it enhances the overall personality and development of each and every enrolled student. The physical training department includes a gym, a sports ground, and an indoor mini-stadium for indoor games like basketball, badminton, and others. All the enrolled students are encouraged to take part in the physical training as Volgograd State Medical University believes in the holistic development of each and every student. For all international and local students, Volgograd State Medical University organizes various cricket and football tournaments within the university’s campus and pushes students to be active participants in them. These kinds of sports tournaments are organized annually by the university. All enrolled international students especially Indian medical students are given the leverage to host their cultural program within Volgograd State Medical University. Volgograd State Medical University has also established relations with other universities all over the world offering MBBS abroad, due to which all enrolled local and international students can participate in international conferences, seminars, student exchange programs, etc. which helps in the overall development of each and every student.
Volgograd State Medical University has 7 student hostels offering safe and comfortable accommodation to all enrolled international students, especially Indian medical students who chose the option to study MBBS in Russia from Volgograd State Medical University. There is separate accommodation for Indian boys and girls. University hostels offer shared and private rooms. In both cases, in Volgograd State Medical University hostel rooms you can generally count on about 9 square meters of personal space furnished with a bed, table, and cabinet. In the dorm or nearby there are also generally cafeterias, snack bars, and/or cafes. The campus is Wi-Fi enabled and students can avail free internet. Student life at the Volgograd State Medical University and also the City of Volgograd itself is friendly has multiple interesting possibilities, and can be quite enjoyable. Volgograd State Medical University encourages all its international students to celebrate their national festivals. The university also celebrates all the major Indian festivals like Holi, Diwali, ‘Eid, and other such festivals so that Indian students don’t feel homesick while studying MBBS in Russia at Volgograd State Medical University. Spectacular performances with folk songs and dances which are part of such celebration are admired by both students and academic staff.
The entire hostel campus is under CCTV surveillance and under the supervision of strict wardens. The hostel also offers the facility of self-cooking with a kitchen on each and every floor. Not only this, the hostel mess serves great and healthy food to all the students. Indian students get the leverage of the Indian mess.
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Ploshchad' Pavshikh Bortsov, д. 1, Volgograd, Volgograd Oblast, Russia, 400131