NIZHNY NOVGOROD STATE MEDICAL ACADEMY
Nizhny Novgorod is located in the European part of Russia upon the conflux of the Volga and the Oka rivers; it's often referred to as the third capital of Russia. Nizhny Novgorod is ranked among first five Russian cities for its population and the industrial potential; the city is the capital of the Volga Federal District. There are more than 600 unique historic, architectural and cultural monuments in the city and it's on the list of 100 cities worldwide that are most valuable in terms of history and culture. Developed infrastructure and great opportunities for study, all these make the city especially attractive for students including those who come from other countries.
Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy was founded in 1920. The majority of medical science branches appeared here as well as scientific-teaching and clinical schools known worldwide outside Russia have been created here. The combination of high level research activities together with advanced clinical practice assures the high level of students' preparation and graduation with a prestigious Degree. Instruction in such popular specialities as General Medicine and Dentistry is conducted in Russian and English Medium. The Academy closely collaborates with medical scientific research institutes, clinics and medical centers; it helps students to apply their theoretical knowledge in the practice and to discover nuances of their future work from the very first years of study. The students have got all essential theoretical resources due to the free access to the study literature and international information resources, the data base of Oxford publishing house, for example. The practical skills of the students are worked through the base of Practical Skills Center equipped with simulators and educational materials that help to acquire the basics of medical and predoctor care as well as monitor regularly the students' knowledge. The students are accommodated in comfortable student hostel situated close to the study buildings of the Academy.
Theoretical and clinical research activities are made in Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy, topical questions of healthcare are resolved here, treatment methods and new medical technologies that are successfully applied in medical institutions are improved too. The Academy has got the reputation of one of the most prestigious medical higher education establishments of the Central part of Russia due to the active position of its administration and the constant improvement of educational base; its students work successfully in the largest clinics of Russia and of the world. The Academy is the center of medical and scientific research activities; it's one of the most important educational and cultural centers of the central part of Russia. The Academy prepares doctors able to make considerable contribution in the science and work successfully in the medical field.
The Academy monitors constantly the quality of education; new educational programs with the focus on the demands of the modern healthcare and perspective branches of science development are introduced every year. The main aim of the Academy is to prepare highly qualified specialists – experts in individual scientific and practical activities at the highest professional level. Study at the Academy contributes to the formation of the community-minded and harmonically developed personality due to the careful attitude to the student's leisure facilities, creating big number of students clubs and scientific societies. The students of the Academy take part in professional competitions and bursarial programs every year, they receive grants from the leading pharmaceutical companies for scientific and research activities. Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy provides students with large opportunities for postgraduate studies and prepares specialists of the high qualification for the Ph.D. and the Doctorate. The Academy actively collaborates with scientific centers of Russian Academy of Science and Russian Academy of Medical Science as well as with the most prestigious and competent Universities of Europe and the USA. Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy pays special attention to its integration into the system of the continuous medical instruction and participation in the drawing up educational systems of European countries using advanced achievements of Russian and foreign specialists. Due to its brilliant reputation and high educational standards, the Academy is popular among undergraduate and postgraduate students from all over the world. Instruction is made according to international requirements and standards of the medical education; during the period of studies students participate at international scientific seminars and academic exchange programs conducted in English.
SPECIALITIES, DURATION AND FEES
|FACULTIES||Tuition fees for 1 academic year (USD)||Hostel accommodation fees (2-3 people in 1 room) for 1 academic year (USD)||Life and health insurance fees for 1 year (USD)||Total (USD)|
Candidates for studies in Russian State Universities, who don't speak Russian language, are firstly admitted to the Foundation Course (duration is 1 academic year) to study Russian language and improve the level of knowledge in major special subjects up to the required for further study at the University on the chosen specialty. To specify the tuition, accommodation, life and health insurance fees and other expenses, please, contact the representative office of RACUS organization in your country.
|GENERAL MEDICINE (6 years)|
|-English medium||1 year -
2-6 years – 4500
|DENTISTRY (5 years)|
|-English medium||1 year -
2-5 years - 5160
|PHARMACY (5 years)||3450||300||160||3910|
|NOTICE: the accommodation fee in a students’ hostel is from 300 USD to 1000 USD per one academic year (10 months) and depends on a students’ hostel type (№1 – №4), quantity of rooms in a block and a room dimension.|
|CLINICAL RESIDENCY SPECIALITIES:|
|Psychiatry; Pathological Anatomy; Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine; Social Hygiene and National Sanitary and Epidemiological Service organization; Orthodontics; Otorhinolaryngology; Oncology; General Hygiene; General Medical Practice (Family medicine); Neurosurgery; Neurology; Surgery; Cardiology; Infective deceases; Gastroenterology; Reflexotherapy; Ophtalmology; Pediatric Dentistry; Therapeutic Dentistry; Prosthodontics; Endocrinology; Neonatology; Therapy; Medicolegal Investigation; Dental Surgery; Anaesthesiology and Emergency Medicine; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Psychiatry – Narcology; Pediatrics; Emidemiology; Allergology and Immunology; Radiology; Clinical Pharmacology; Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics; Dentistry; Dermatovenereology; Traumatology and Orthopedics; Urology; Maxillofacial Surgery; Phthsiology.|
Tuition, accommodation in a student hostel and insurance fees, stipulated in US dollars, are an approximate equivalent of tuition fees in Russian rubles. The actual tuition and accommodation fees may be slightly corrected due to the US dollars /Russian ruble exchange rate correlation on the International Monetary Exchange as on the date of the tuition, accommodation and insurance fees invoice issuance.
The price for legalization of the documents which is required to obtain the 'Certificate of Equivalence', obligatory for all international students, in Rosobrnadzor (Department of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation) is 6500 Russian rubles (which is equivalent to approximately 135 US dollars). All the activities concerning the preparation of the documentation package required to obtain the equivalence certificate and the equivalence procedure itself are undertaken by the student himself/herself at their own expense.
The above-mentioned fees for tuition, accommodation in student hostel, life and health insurance are valid only for 2015/2016 academic year.
During the initial registration procedure the candidate pays a enrollment fee of 300 USD which covers the charges for the issuance of the invitation letter for studies, sending its original and other documents to the candidate's country of the permanent residence by express mail, meeting the candidate at the international airport in Moscow, transfer to the train station in Moscow, meeting at the train station of Nizhny Novgorod and accompanying to the Academy, drawing up documents for admission to Academy for studies, registration fee, etc. The above mentioned amount doesn't include the cost of the train ticket Moscow-Nizhny Novgorod.
Average food expenses are 250-300 USD per month. When first entering Russia, the candidate should have about 500 USD to buy some basic necessities and personal things (clothes, dishes, electrical equipment, etc.).