Study in Russia at Kirov State Medical Academy/Komi branch Syktyvkar State University

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About us

Kirov State Medical Academy/Komi branch Syktyvkar State University was established in accordance with the Decree of the USSR Council of Ministers (№698) on 24th September, 1971. The University registered under the resolution of the RSFSR Council of Ministers (№ 580) on October 25, 1971. Kirov State Medical Academy/Komi branch Syktyvkar State University officially started working from February 10, 1972. Valentina Vityazeva (1919-2010) – a very well known scientist in the field of the north’s economy and doctor of Geographical Sciences was assigned as the first rector of the university. Kirov State Medical Academy/Komi branch Syktyvkar State University was renamed as the State Educational Institution of Higher Professional Education "Syktyvkar State University (Kirov State Medical Academy/Komi branch)" (VPO "SyktSU") on the basis of the order № 145-GSO on June 24, 2002.

The university is situated in Syktyvkar which is the capital of Komi Republic in north-western Russia; it’s approximately 1000 kilometres northeast of Moscow. Area wise Komi republic is approximately similar to that of France and has a population of about one million people. Syktyvkar is the main administrative, educational, cultural, and industrial centre of the Republic.

Kirov State Medical Academy/Komi branch Syktyvkar State University is one of the largest and the leading institution in higher education institutions of the North-West Russia. The university has 12 institutes with 154 educational programs. It offers about 32 bachelor’s degree programs and 28 master’s degree programs in the fields of natural sciences, technology, jurisprudence, humanities, art, pedagogy, medicine (MBBS), economics and management. Fields of international scientific cooperation include ecology, biology, chemistry, medicine (MBBS), economics, philology, and art & design. Almost 40 international scientific educational projects are commencing at the university, in addition to which international and all-Russian scientific conferences are being regularly held.

All the university buildings and dormitories are situated in the centre of the city. The university also has three museums, a Centre for Tourism, a Centre of Creative Photography, a Centre for Artistic Creativity, and a Sports Club for students and staff as well as different student organizations, unions, and volunteer movements.

Kirov State Medical Academy/Komi branch Syktyvkar State University is working with an aim to preserve and strengthen the role of the University as one of the leading university of the Republic of Komi. Development of fundamental and applied science as a high-quality education framework; analytical and scientific consulting support socio-economic development of the Republic of Komi. Kirov State Medical Academy/Komi branch Syktyvkar State University trains highly qualified future professionals and specialists who can have successful careers, the university cooperates with major employers and companies to provide students with in field experience as well as holding out its students various opportunities to study and train abroad. The university is an active participant in international partnership programs and cooperation.

Medical Department of Kirov State Medical Academy/Komi branch Syktyvkar State University

Medical department was one of the initial faculties that university introduced; it’s running for last 70 years now and is also known as Medical Institute. The Institute consists of about 15 world famous scientific schools which are committed to intensive research, 4 Expert Examining Boards and 10 Senior Doctorate Expert Examining Boards. The Institute's researchers annually publish 50 to 60 monographs, collections of research papers, over 1,500 articles and abstracts, and hold 15 to 20 international conferences.

The institute’s senior lecturer includes about 34 doctors of sciences and 87 candidates of sciences, who provide students with quality knowledge and practice. Over 1000 students including 430 students from foreign countries studies at this faculty in six major courses.

On regular bases researches are done dedicated to the problems of modern theoretical and clinical medicine. Faculty works in close association with scientists and professors of medical faculties of universities in the U.S., Britain, Germany, Austria, Turkey, Spain, and others. Faculty members do research by grants of the International Science Foundation, NATO and others.