Higher Education in Russia
North-Western State Medical University named after I.I. Mechnikov - Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Russia, a Nations Online Project Profile of the world’s largest country. The country, officially the Russian North-Western State Medical University named after I.I Mechnikov was formed on October 12th, 2011, as a result of the merger of two oldest educational medical institutions in Russia – Saint-Petersburg Medical Academy of Postgraduate Studies and Saint-Petersburg State Medical Academy named after I.I. Mechnikov. Mechnikov was established in the year 1907.
For the admission in the University, students need to give first Entrance Exam. During the entrance examinations, foreign applicants arriving on a visa can stay in the University dormitory at 47/45 Piskarevsky Ave. The hostel consists of units with 8-9 rooms, where 2-3 persons live in a room. There is a kitchen, showers and toilets in a unit. As well as they are provided with bedclothes.
The contract for hostel accommodation concluded between entrant and the University regulates the order of payment, the rights and duties of the parties, responsibility of the parties.
Accommodation at the University hostel is possible under conditions of 100% advance payment according to the price list for applicants and after health check-up in the University health center.
This University has 4,200 students (3000 students on budgetary education form and 1200 on a fee-based educational form) are studying at the University, among them are 500 students from foreign countries.
Besides that, there are over 670 interns, about 1500 clinical residents, 460 PhD candidates do their postgraduate work at the University, up to 35000 specialists undergo their short and long term postdoctoral training annually.
Diagnostic and clinical work at Mechnikov University is managed in 6 own clinics, which capacity is 1645 beds and includes 25 clinical specializations. Clinical subdivisions of the University provide high-skilled medical help to 40000 patients at the hospital and about 300000 out patiently yearly.