siberian state medical university

Official Address
Street — Moscowski Trakt, 2
City — Tomsk
Postal code — 634050
Country — Russia
Fax — 7–(3822) 53–33–09
Phone — 7–(3822) 42–03–75
E–mail: officessmu.net.ru
Internet: http://www.ssmu.ru

Short History
The University was founded in 1878 as the first Russian educational center in the vast territory of Siberia behind the Ural mountains till the Russian Far East.
Now it is one of the leading, most respectable and famous medical institutions in the Asian part of Russia.
According to the 2000 Universities' rating of the Russian Ministry of Higher Education the Siberian State Medical University occupies the second honor place after the Moscow Medical Academy.
At different times of the University's 130 year history the academic staff included many outstanding scientists and scholars: A.V.Shirshov, A.A.Kulyabko, B.N.Bayandurov, P.M.Albitsky, A.D.Timofeevsky, L.F.Larionov, D.I.Goldberg, A.G.Salischev, P.I.Tikhov, V.I.Mysh, A.G.Savinykh, N.N.Burdenko, N.V.Vershinin, M.G.Kurlov, D.A.Zhdanov, A.S.Dogel, V.D.Timakov, S.P.Karpov and others.

Contacts
Professor Vyacheslav V. NOVITSKY
Rector (President)
Doctor of Medical Sciences
Academician of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences
Academician of the Polish Academy of Medicine
Vice–President of the World Academy of Albert Schweitzer

General Information
Number of students: 4143
Postgraduate students: Candidate of Medical Science (Ph.D.) program — 194
Doctor of Medical Science (Doctoral Degree) program — 17
Residence doctors (doctors – interns) — 285
Residency doctors (doctors–ordinators) — 266
Foreign students: 5
Foreign students from CIS: 270

Staff
Total number of employees — 1378
Teaching staff — 760
Full time professors (Doctors of medical and other sciences) — 153
Associate Professors (Candidates of medical and other sciences — Ph.D.) — 346
Senior Lecturers — 96
Assistants of professors — 170
The University owns the Hospital for 1100 beds and the Scientific Research Center.

Principal Academic Divisions (Faculties): 9
Medical Doctors (therapy, surgery, obstetric and gynecology)
Pediatric
Pharmaceutical
Medicine–Biology (biochemistry, biophysics, medical cybernetics)
Higher Education for Nurses
Advanced Training and Professional Development (Postgraduate Education)
Management and Economics in Health Care
Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy
Social Work

Degrees Offered (fees for foreign students):
Medical Doctor (MD) (6 years) tuition fee US $ 1.800 per year
Medical Doctor — Pediatrician (MD) (6 years) tuition fee US $ 1.800 per year
Master of Pharmacy (5 years) tuition fee US $ 1.800 per year
Doctor–Biochemist (6 years) tuition fee US $ 1.800 per year
Doctor–Biophysicist (6 years) tuition fee US $ 1.800 per year
Doctor–Cyberneticist (6 years) tuition fee US $ 1.800 per year
Economist–Manager in Health Care (5 years) tuition fee US $ 1.800 per year
Medical Nurse with Higher Education (4 years) tuition fee US $ 1.800 per year
Candidate of Medical Science (Ph.D. program) tuition fee US $ 2.500 per year
Doctor of Medical Science (D.M.Sc. program) tuition US $ 2.500 per year
Economist–Manager in Health Care (5 years) tuition fee US $ 1.800 per year
Clinical Psychologist (5 years) tuition fee US $ 1.800 per year
Social Worker (5 years) tuition fee US $ 1.800 per year

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students:
Documents:

  • Application Form
  • Certificate of Secondary Education
  • Medical Certificate of Health Status

Russian Language Requirements:
The sufficient knowledge of Russian (a one year course of intensive language training) is required. SSMU uses a special inter–university Russian language preparation course organized by Tomsk Polytechnic University.

Facilities Available for Students:
Scientific library of 1,000,000 volumes
Computer Center, Sport Center
Living expenses in Russia:
Average cost of living in Tomsk (by February 2008) — US $ 155 per month

International Academic and Student Exchange Programs:
Medical Center of Michigan University (Ann Arbor, USA)
Medical College of Ohio (Toledo, USA)
Wayne State University (Detroit, USA)
Detroit Medical Center (USA)
Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, Texas)
Sorbonne–Paris–University (Paris, France)

International relations department:
E–mail: internationalssmu.ru

scientific directions of university departments information for education of future foreign students