The Volgograd State Medical University

The Volgograd State Medical University is one of the most famous and highly reputable Higher Schools both in Russia and abroad. It is proud of its highly-qualified teaching staff, advanced researchers and experienced physicians whose names are world-famous. It is currently headed by the prominent Russian scientist, Academician of the Russian Academy for Medical Sciences

The Volgograd State Medical University

Choosing this University means plentiful opportunities for gaining professional expertise and career pursuit.The University is accredited by the Russian Ministry for Education for the teaching of both Russian and overseas students.The University is also listed in the Directory of Higher Medical Schools recognized by the World Health Organisation. It means that our graduates can get a job at any country after passing national examinations if necessary.

Colleges and Departments of the University:

Altai State University is a member of influential international organizations such as Shanghai Cooperation Organization University, Eurasian Universities Association, Asian Universities Association, Association of the Universities of Far East and Siberia of the Russian Federation and North-Eastern Regions of China, International Association for Continuing Education, Asia-Pacific Quality Network.


College of General Medicine;

College of Dentistry;

College of Pediatrics;

College of Pharmacy;

College of Medical Biochemistry;

College of Social Work and Clinical Psychology;

Department for International Students;

College for Postgraduate and Continuous Education;

Department for Foundation Courses.

The Volgograd State Medical University

If you decide to study at the VolSMU, you will make the right choice. The advantages of such a decision are:

wide range of possibilities;

the experienced and attentive faculties;

broad exposure to clinical practice;

ASU is located in Barnaul, the capital of Altai Krai. Altai Krai is a Russian federal subject situated in the South-East of Western Siberia at 3000 km from Moscow. The region possesses extensive land, water and forest resources, huge reserves of minerals, enormous recreational potential – more than 30 reservations and nature sanctuaries provide the unique flora and fauna preservation. The most important economic sectors are trade, agriculture, food industry, pharmaceuticals, and mechanical engineering. The region is particularly proud of its high ecological rating, which predetermines rapid tourism development.