Volgograd State Medical University is located at Volgograd which is situated in the southern part of Russia on the west bank of the Volga River.

This university was founded in 1935 as a Stalingrad Medical Institute which got a status of the Academy in 1993 and later in 2003 it was granted the status of the University.

VolSMU is accredited by the Russian Ministry for Education and health Ministry of Russian Federation for the teaching of both Russian and overseas students. It boasts of a highly qualified teaching staff, advanced researchers and experienced physicians who are recognized Globally.

VolSMU is accredited by the Russian Ministry for Education for teaching of both Russian and Foreign students. The University is listed in the Directory of Higher Medical Schools recognized by the World Health Organization. 

The University has been training international students since 1962. Students from 113 Countries from Asia, Latin America, Africa and Europe have passed out through the portals of the University. Indian students have been Pursuing their medical Education in this University since last 26 years. Many of the Indian students who have graduated are practicing not only in India but also in Russian Federation, USA, UK, Australia, European Countries, Gulf Countries and Malaysia.

The teaching staff of the University includes 862 highly qualified professors and instructors with 2 academicians, 96 professors and 401 associate professors among them. Most of them have PhD's or more advanced degrees. The University has a total strength of 4733 Russian Students and 978 International Students across the Globe.

The pre-clinical courses are conducted at the 4 main buildings of the university while the clinical courses are undertaken at 15 multi-profile clinics equipped with up-to-date facilities having Cancer Center, Heart Centre, First Aid Hospital, 3 Infectious Diseases hospitals, Dental Hospital, 5 Obs and Gynaec Hospital, Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy Centre, Tuberculosis Centre, 3 Orthopedic Centers and all admitting a total of 5000 Patients. All the hospitals are equipped with the most up-to-date diagnostic and treatment conveniences.

VolSMU has ambitiously started number of Research and Methodological schools and centers such as Research Institute of Pharmacology and Research Institute of Clinical and Rheumatology. The Heart Center is one of the best in the field of Cardiology in Russian Federation. University's main building houses a well stocked library of over 700000 books in English, Russian, French, German, Arabic, and Latin language.

International Students also get a lot of information from a variety of journals from UK, US, German and so on. The University provides free internet service to all the students.

The University provides hostels, most of them with Independent Kitchen, Laundry, Study Room, and Entertainment rooms with TV, Internet and other Facilities for the Student.


  • 1.) College of General Medicine (MBBS)
  • 2.) College of Dentistry
  • 3.) College of Pediatrics
  • 4.) College of Pharmacy
  • 5.) College of Medical Biochemistry
  • 6.) College of Social Work and Clinical Psychology
  • 7.) Department for International Students
  • 7.) College for Postgraduate and Continuous Education


Students Council is the department run by the students in association with the management. The aim of the student council is the realization of the student's potential for learning, science, sports, recreational activities of the students and solution for social and domestic issues. It conducts its work on balanced system of relations of the students council with the administration.


The university has dedicated Research Division that brings into enforcement the research topics coordinated by Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation.

The research division prepares draft plans and reports on research work, develop proposals for improving the scientific, Health Care and Educational activities at the University.

The Division has scientific Community of Young scientists and there are students to assist them in carrying out scientific research.


Allergo main task is to create optimal conditions for creative expression of students in the fields of arts, drama, concerts, music, cultural and entertainment events. It is the common platform that links students, with students of other colleges and universities.

The Studio "Allegro" has professional photo and video equipments, sound recording, computer video editing and mobile photo studio with all other amenities.


1. Department of Biology
2. Department of Chemistry
3. Department of Physics and Higher Mathematics and Informatics
4. Department of Human Anatomy
5. Department of Normal Physiology
6. Department of Basic and Clinical Biochemistry
7. Department of Histology, Embryology, Cytology
8. Department of Pharmacology
9. Department of Pharmaceutical technology and Biotechnology
10. Department of Pharmaceutical and toxicological Biochemistry
11. Department of Clinical Pharmacology
12. Department of General Hygiene and Ecology
13. Department of Microbiology, Virology, Immunology
14. Department of Philosophy, Bioethics Social medicine
15. Department of Foreign language, Latin
16. Department of History and Country studies
17. Department of Pathological anatomy
18. Department of Pathological Physiology
19. Department of Operative surgery and Topographic Anatomy
20. Department of Physical Rehabilitation and Sport Medicine
21. Department of Polyclinic Therapy
22. Department of Propedeutics of Internal Diseases
23. Department of Propedeutics of Dental Diseases
24. Department of Clinical Psychology
25. Department of Psychiatry, Narcology, Medical Psychology
26. Department of Radio diagnostics and Radiotherapy
27. Department of Internal Diseases
28. Department of Rheumatology
29. Department of Hospital Therapy, Military field therapy
30. Department of Emergency Medicine
31. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
32. Department of Ophthalmology
33. Department of Otorhinolaryngology
34. Department of Nephrology
35. Department of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology
36. Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
37. Department of Family Medicine
38. Department of Orthopedic Dentistry
39. Department of Phthisiopulmonology
40. Department of Skin and ST Diseases
41. Department of General Surgery and Urology
42. Department of Oncology
43. Department of Forensic Medicine with the Course of Medical Law
44. Department of Traumatology, Orthopedics and Martial Surgery
45. Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimatology
46. Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology
47. Department of Cardio surgery
48. Department of Angiosurgery
49. Department of Neurology, Neurosurgery with the Course of Medical Genetics
50. Department of laparoscopic Surgery with the Course of Endoscopy
51. Department of Proctology
52. Department of Plastic Surgery
53. Department of Therapeutic Dentistry
54. Department of Orthodontics
55. Department of Orthopedic Dentistry
56. Department of Surgical Dentistry and Maxillofacial Surgery
57. Department for International Students
58. Department for Foundation Courses
59. Department of Pediatrics
60. Department of Pediatric Surgery
61. Department of Pediatric Dentistry


1. Allergology and Immunology
2. Anesthesiology and Reanimatology
3. Angiosurgery
4. Cardiology
5. Cardiac surgery
6. Cardiothoracic Surgery
7. Dermatovenereology
8. Endocrinology 
9. Gastroenterology
10. General Medicine
11. General surgery
12. Infectious and Tropical diseases
13. Pediatric surgery
14. Neonatology
15. Nephrology
16. Neurology
17. Nureosurgery
18. Obstetrics and Gynecology
19. Oncology
20. Oncosurgery 
21. Ophthalmology 
22. Otorhinolaryngology (ENT)
23. Pediatrics
24. Phthisiopulmonology
25. Physiotherapy
26. Plastic surgery
27. Pulmonology
28. Radiology
29. Rheumatology
30. Social Medicine and Management in Public Health
31. Traumatology-orthopedics
32. Urology 


1. Endodontics
2. Orthodontics
3. Oral Pathology
4. Oral & Maxillofacial surgery
5. Oral Medicine
6. Operative Dental Surgery (ODS)
7. Pedodontics
8. Periodontics
9. Prosthodontics
10. Surgical Dentistry


The University has a special Department for International students which is in charge of the welfare of the international students, their academics and everyday activities. The department assigns teachers as curators for different groups of students and they are responsible for helping the students with the Russian culture and lifestyle and solving any problems that may arise. The Dean's office regularly visit the students during their classes and keep a track of their academic record. The university regularly sends information to the parents regarding their children's academic progress and other activities.

TEvery semester the university sets aside a day for academically excellent students and such students receive a certificate of excellence from the Dean for International students. The University also organizes various conferences and seminars throughout the year and interested students may use such opportunities to widen their knowledge.


This university built up relationships with the number of foreign universities which includes – the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (USA), Albert Ludwigs Universities (Freiburg, Germany), Martin-Luther Halle-Wittenberg Universities (Germany), Belgian, French, Chinese universities, etc. University is collaborating with World Federation for Medical Education, with the WHO, with UNESCO, with the British Council, with the United States Agency for International Development, with the American International Health Alliance, and participating in a wide range of joint international research projects.

This collaboration has been fostering the advance of medical science in fields such as family medicine, poison control, family planning and reproductive health, arterial hypertension, epidemiology, tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment, pharmacology, pharmacy, etc. One of the latest developments is the newly set up Russian-American Family Practice Clinic which is a unique clinic of its type in the whole of the south of Russia.


The university has a department for physical training. It includes a gym, sports ground and an indoor mini stadium. It also rents a swimming pool and a big stadium. During the first two years of study it is compulsory for students to attend physical training after which they can opt for training in different sports. Every year the department conducts competitions for different sports.

The many numerous theatres, cinemas, shopping malls, concert halls and museums located in the city make it possible for the international students to learn and enjoy the Russian culture. Every year the international students conduct their national cultural programs and functions such as diwali, Holi etc. along with student's theatre extravaganza.

The city in addition has many churches, mosques, Synagogue and the temple of Lord Krishna which gives an opportunity for the students to celebrate their tradition.


Television Interviews

Watch coverage by leading regional channels on MBBS in Russia with Dr. Suhas Mane, Global Educational Consultancy.

Ambassador's Visit to VOLSMU

His Excellency Srinivasan Raghavan Pundi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of India to Russia visited Volgograd state Medical University.

Chancellor's Message

As the Vice Chancellor of Privolzhsky Research Medical University (NNSMA), I extend you a hearty welcome on behalf of Privolzhsky Research Medical University .

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