Saratov State Medical University is one of the oldest and renowned government medical universities in Russia. The University was founded in the year 1909 in the city of Saratov. Professor Vassily Razumovsky was the founder of the University.
In the year 1909, the University enrolled 93 students and all were men. After 72 years, in 1991, the first batch of international students’ enrollment took place in the University. The first of International students only consisted of Indian medical students.
Since its inception, the University has followed the classical system of teaching medicine, which comprises of a powerful theoretical basis in the field of knowledge and subsequent practical training in various clinical departments.
The duration of the MBBS course is of 6 years and the degree rewarded by the University is recognized by the Medical Council of India and other medical council bodies. The University uses the English language as a medium of instructions. The University is approved by the Medical Council of India and is enlisted with WDOMS.
Every year, more than 600 students seek admission in Saratov State Medical. At present, more than 1500 international students coming from different countries are studying MBBS at Saratov State Medical University.
The University has an affiliated hospital which provides ample opportunities to all the medical students to gain maximum practical exposure during internship phase.
Currently, the University is a modern center of education, science, and culture in the region.
The University offers safe and comfortable accommodations to all international students on a twin sharing basis. The rooms are equipped with all the basic amenities which are mandatory for a comfortable stay. The hostel offers a central heating and cooling system. A laundry facility is also available in the hostel.
The Kitchen is available on every floor giving students the option of self-cooking. Indian food is available in the hostel mess and the University has Indian canteen also.
The hostel is under CCTV surveillance ensuring the safety and security of every student. Girls hostel are under the supervision of female wardens.
The hostel is close to everything a student needs such as bus stops, grocery stores, cafeterias, restaurants, etc.
The University offers a safe and vibrant environment for all international students to foster new friendships.
The University believes in the holistic development of every student, therefore the University offers various facilities such as Gym, Basketball court, volleyball court and common spaces to meet and interact with other students.
The University conducts various student personality development programs such as student exchange program, conferences, seminars, and other such programs.
All major Indian national festivals are celebrated inside the University premises so that Indian students don’t feel homesick.