Higher Education in Russia
Saint-Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University – Saint Petersburg, Russia
Saint-Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University was founded in 1925.The Pediatric University is the oldest pediatric university in the world. The main objective of the university is medical treatment and healthcare for children. The University is an international centre of medical education. The graduates are guaranteed with the demand at the employment market.
In 1935 Institute of Maternity and Infancy converted into Leningrad Pediatric Medical Institute. In 1994 the institute received the status of the Academy and on April 27, 2012 the academy received university status and became Saint Petersburg State Pediatric “Medical University”.
Currently Saint Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University has 3700 students who are being trained in 66 departments under staff of 810 skilled teachers. There are 29000 students who graduated from Saint Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University.