Saratov State Medical University named after V.I. Razumovsky

About University

Saratov State Medical University named after V.I. Razumovsky is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in southern Russia. Emperor Nicholas II founded the Saratov State Medical University in 1909 as Saratov State University with only a Medical Faculty, later in 1930 divided into Saratov State University and Saratov Medical Institute. In 1993 Saratov Medical Institute transformed into Saratov State Medical University. In 2009 Saratov State Medical University was named after First Rector V.I. Razumovsky. The university gives students the opportunity to study MBBS.

During its existence, Saratov State Medical University has become one of the largest medical universities in Russia. Since its foundation, Saratov State Medical University has followed the classical system of medical education, including a strong theoretical basis in various fields. It aimed to prepare qualified specialists in the field of medicine, healthcare science, pharmacy science, and nursing science, who will be ready to conduct their professional duties appropriate way. 

Every year more than 600 students come to Saratov State Medical University to study medical sciences, and the total number of students is more than 5,000. Currently, at Saratov State Medical University teaching is conducted in 75 medical study departments by over 800 skilled doctors, professors, and teachers. During over 100 years of existence, the Saratov State Medical University has trained about 50,000 professionals who study MBBS in Russia.

The Saratov State Medical University named after V.I. Razumovsky defined as the priority tasks of the educational policy of the Russian Federation the provision of quality professional medical education based on the combination of its fundamentality, high qualification of the medical faculty, continuity of the process of medical training and professional development of specialists in the field of health care, competitive in the Russian medicine and international labor markets; implementation of industry-specific scientific and technical projects.

The management of SSMU assumes the obligations and responsibility for the creation of the necessary conditions for achieving the goals of the University, ensuring understanding, and implementation of this policy and its regular updating at all levels of education.


In 2005, the university was awarded the Certificate of Honor by the President of the Russian Federation for its contribution to the medical education of specialists and the development of medical science. In 2007 University received the RF Government Award for Education. University has numerous cooperation agreements with foreign educational institutions and medical international organizations. Due to it every student or member of the academic staff can participate in all exchange programs and internships abroad. A medical degree from Saratov State Medical University is one of the most recognized in Russia and abroad, which opens all graduates the opportunity to start their medical career in every country and the medical establishment they will choose. 

University is recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI) and the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation. University also was approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) and National Medical Commission(NMC) as a place with recognized medical degrees and qualified teaching staff. 

Faculties and Courses

University provides a studying process in the faculties mentioned below:

  • Faculty of General Medicine
  • Faculty of Preventive Medicine
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Pediatrics 
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Nursing
  • Faculty of Medical Psychology
  • Faculty of Economics and Health Care Management
  • Preparatory Department
  • Prevocational Training
  • Faculty of Training and Internship

Every student covers a range of comprehensive courses: 

  • Medical Science 
  • Dental Surgery 
  • Physiotherapy 
  • Psychology 
  • Nursing 
  • Cardiology 
  • Pharmacy
  • Health Science 
  • Forensic Biology and Toxicology 
  • Genetics and Molecular Biology 
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Surgery 
  • Cellular and Molecular Medicine
  • Dental Sciences
  • Clinical Research
  • Health Informatics
  • Environmental Health Sciences
  • Neonatology
  • Endocrinology
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Renal Disorders
  • Social Pediatrics 
  • Digestive System
  • Adolescent Health
  • Fetus and Newborn Health     
  • Neurologic Disorders
  • Psychological Disorders
  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing 
  • Management of Nurse Service
  • Communication Technology 
  • Managing Resources
  • Budgeting
  • Public Health
  • Social Care
  • Quality Management
  • Risk and Project Management
  • Ethical Issues in Healthcare Management
  • Decision Making
  • Financial Accounting
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Health Communication


The Saratov State Medical University student campus offers comfortable facilities to every single worldwide enrolled student. The accommodations to all enrolled international students are assigned on a twin-sharing premise of similar sexes. All the rooms are furnished with civilities that are basic for an open-to-living. The lodging has a local warming and cooling framework alongside the clothing office. There is a kitchen accessible on each floor giving understudies the alternative of self-cooking

All the rooms have cable TV and permanent Wi-Fi access. There are landline telephones in the rooms. Students are advised to use internet calling services which are relatively cheaper. All enrolled international students can use Launderette to wash their clothes. Machines are provided there but a student will need to use their detergents and other needed products to wash their clothes. Apart from all these facilities, Saratov State Medical University also offers the facility of Indian mess to all enrolled Indian medical students who choose to study MBBS in Russia Saratov State Medical University.

About City 

Saratov is an important industrial center of the Volga River area. Machine-building, oil industry, and chemical industries are well-developed. About 70% of the industrial production of Saratov is produced by large engineering plants. The city is known as a center of higher education, research activities, and scientific activities. Besides one of the oldest Universities in Russia, there are over a dozen of colleges in the city. Saratov’s climate is temperate continental. The city has long (about four months), moderately cold winters and hot, often dry summers. 

Present Saratov combines the architecture of an old merchant town and a modern city. At the same time, it is a city of universities, theaters, and museums. The historical center of Saratov consists of several buildings constructed in the late 19th – mid-20th centuries. You can begin your acquaintance with Saratov by strolling through the city center. Kirov Avenue with a lot of hotels is called “Saratov Arbat”. 

The second largest city in Russia, St. Petersburg is rightfully called the cultural capital of Russia. A metropolitan city of five million people, it attracts nearly 7 million international tourists, of which about one-half are foreign guests coming from all over the world. St. Petersburg was founded by the first Emperor of Russia, Tsar Peter the Great in 1703 as the new, western-style capital of Russia. Since its first days, St. Petersburg has always been a multicultural city, welcoming guests and specialists from other countries. Along with Russian masters and Russian architects, many European builders and Russian engineers contributed to the glory and beauty of the city.

The most beautiful sightseeing is the light and music fountain, located in front of the Opera and Ballet Theater. The city is full of attractions for young people and international students such as modern museums, Indian restaurants, Asian restaurants, Russian restaurants, food stores, art galleries, cinemas, and recreation areas.

Saratov Medical University
• Saratov Medical Academy
• Saratov State Medical Academy
• Saratov Medical Institute