Volgograd State Medical University is previously known as Stalingrad Medical Institute Volgograd Medical Academy established in 1935 under the charge of prominent Russian Scientist Professor Vladimir I. Petrov. Since 1963 Volgograd is accommodating thousands of foreign students to various higher graduate and medical courses. University boasts on its academic team of highly qualified and world-famous Scientists, Professors, Expert Medical Physicians, and Doctorates providing excellent faculty members recruited from various places across the world. Volgograd State Medical University is the most aspired medical institution that seeking innumerable Indian student’s reputations for their top choice to study MBBS in Russia.
Official Website: https://www.volgmed.ru/en/
|Year of Establishment||1935|
|Name of the University||VOLGOGRAD STATE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY|
|Acronym||VSMU / VolgSMU|
|Type of the University||Public|
|Location of the University||Volgograd, Volgograd Oblast Russia|
|Recognitions / Accreditations||NMC/MCI, WHO, ECFMG, AMC, GMC, FAIMER|
|Medium of Teaching||ENGLISH & RUSSIAN|
|Eligibility to enroll in MBBS||10+ 2 WITH PCB 50% IN 12TH / +2|
|Faculty||General Medicine, Pediatrics, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Medical Biochemistry, Social work, and clinical Psychology|
|The population of Indian Students||400|
|Indian Food facility||Available in University canteen/restaurants|
|Total course duration||6 years|
|Intake at||September / October|
General Medicine of Volgograd State Medical University has been the most desired and favorite among the international students past few years, the study increasing number undoubtedly iterates the heightened fascination. Teaching for MBBS at Volgograd State Medical University is centered on theoretical and practical-based classes for small groups consisting of 7-8 students per teacher leading to better interaction and learning atmosphere. Every department recruited the best expert faculty members, professors, and top surgeons to expertly articulate exceptional learning abilities for students.
Infrastructure And Other Facilities
Volgograd State Medical University associated its campus with a plethora surrounding lush greenery administered activities in 4 main buildings including the 15 multi-profile clinics associated to provide practical knowledge and skills. Every department of Volgograd State Medical University is fully equipped with needed requirements including modernized theoretical rooms, laboratories, auditoriums, sports complexes, a vast library filled with over 700,000 books for reference, and national and international journals, and other required modern teaching aids like simulators and so.
More than 1000 international students are at present pursuing various courses at Volgograd State Medical University. English teaching faculty started at Volgograd State Medical University only during the year 1962 and till the date, its unrequited efforts fascinated students to join from all over the world. The global learning plethora enthralls the ambitions of the students to enhance their professional medical skills and knowledge. Year by year from over 40 countries across the world is enrolling in Volgograd State Medical University to facilitate their dream careers and future endeavors.
Near to 400 Indian students are currently studying Medicine at Volgograd State Medical University pandering their abilities to learn at the world’s top medical school indoctrinate expert values and skill set to the future physicians. Medicine being the most captivated career for the young minds and the limitation of medical seats of the country not able to satisfy the balance of aspirant’s students tend to join abroad medical colleges. Volgograd State Medical University greatly satisfies their ambitions matching with great ability in providing top-notch teaching and a great learning environment increasing the passionate student’s enrolments by passing years.
Indian Food And Accommodation
Indian food is available at the university cafeteria and at hostel canteens for the student’s taste preferences. Every student can get their three meals at these places else they can self-cook on their own at the kitchen areas of their allocated accommodation. University provides 3 hostels facilitated with full furnishings and other necessities for the non-local and international students’ accommodation purpose. University also provides students special accommodation facilities separate flats for their comfort along with the sharing rooms at the dormitories at very reasonable prices. They can rent as per their interest and affordability.
About Volgograd city: Volgograd formerly known as Tsaritsyn or Stalingrad is the 15th largest city of Russia and the largest administrative center of the region. The city accommodates near 1 million residents spread through 859.4 square kilometers. Volgograd locally famous as “Hero city” and other famous for its culture and heritage captivates the world tourists. The city was established in 1555 as part of the defense to strengthen the southern borders of the kingdom. Modern Volgograd is still an important administrative region crucial with shipbuilding, oil refining, steel and aluminum production units, and other heavy machinery and chemical production plants.
Heritage and Culture: City is most popular since its inception for its imbibed culture and heritage monuments to date. The Motherland Calls on Mamayev Kurgan the 85-meter high statue commemorated for the battle heroes is the tallest statue of Europe, and the tallest statue of women in the world is the major attraction for the city along with the museums, sandy beaches, a self-propelled floating church, Kazan cathedral, the building of Oblast duma, All Saints church, the Volgograd Synagogue, Panorama museum, and musical instrument Museum are the famous places that one could visit in their lifetime.
Transportation: Volgograd’s public transport system includes light rail services, buses, trolleybuses, and trams. Citizens majorly depend on the Privolzhskaya Railway station to link major cities of Russia including Ukraine, Siberia, Caucasus, and other areas. M6 highway connecting Moscow and Caspian sea connects through Volgograd interconnecting the city to all the major parts of the nation. The city river terminal is another local passenger travel aid including another local transport system. Volgograd International Airport provides air links to the major Russian cities and cities across the globe serving national and international travelers greatly.
Climate: Volgograd contains hot-summer humid continental climatic conditions slightly warm climate both during summer and winter seasons. Climatic conditions are mostly averaging between -33 to 42 degrees ranging through winters to summers. Jan month experiences most cold climatic conditions and the months of June and July as the summer months. The extreme cold climates as usual to all of Russia a problem for international students particularly people from India or tropical climatic countries.
Safety: Volgograd is one of the safest cities in Russia and is very convenient to travel to or to live in to study. Students especially girl students can feel confident to study here as the city police place the utmost importance on the security of its womenfolk. Most of the students choose Russia as their top priority to study medicine aside from the European standards of education is the safety of the country itself for the international students.
Communication: Russian is the major communicating language in Russia nonetheless English is the teaching and communicating language at Volgograd State Medical University. Most of the citizens are not well versed in communicating in English but a lot of them can understand this global communication language. It is most advisable for all the students at least to learn basic language skills during their initial years of stay due to the importance to communicate the language with the patients, which is the most crucial part of their medical education.