- North-Western Medical University of Saint Petersburg
- Saint Petersburg North-Western Medical Academy
- North-Western State Medical Academy
- North-Western Institute of Medicine in Saint Petersburg
North-Western State Medical University named after I.I Mechnikov is a higher education institution in St. Petersburg city of Russian Federation. In 1907 Academician V.M Bekhterev established Psycho-neurological Institute (university-type educational institution with pedagogical, and medical faculties). In 1920, the Medical Faculty was transformed into an independent Medical Institute as a State Institute of Medical Knowledge, which later in 1930 was renamed into 2nd Leningrad Medical Institute. In 1947, the 2nd Leningrad Medical Institute was reorganized into the Leningrad Sanitary-Hygienic Medical Institute, which became the first university in the Soviet Union which prepared only hygienists. In 1966 2nd Leningrad Medical Institute re-opened medical faculty, in 1994 the university received the status of the Academy, and in 1995 the St. Petersburg State Medical Academy was named after I.I Mechnikov. In 2011, St. Petersburg State Medical Academy was merged with the St. Petersburg Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education and originated North-Western State Medical University. Till now University has trained 17800 students. Today North-Western State Medical University has working staff of 775 members in 112 departments where 4,200 students are studying, among them 2500 students are from foreign countries.