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Celebration of Astrakhan State Medical University centenary

On November 30, 2018, one of the leading Russian state universities - Astrakhan State Medical University - celebrated its 100th anniversary. It is part of the group of Russian state universities RACUS. Today the University is one of the oldest and most prestigious higher medical schools in the south of Russia.
“100 years is a great date!”, - said the rector Kh.M. Galimzyanov in the congratulatory message, addressing to the team of University teachers. Every year the University is confidently moving forward, proving its high educational and scientific-innovative level.
Today the university is the only Russian high school where degree programs in General Medicine, Pharmacy and Dentistry are taught in Russian, English and French mediums of instruction. Over 6,000 students study at the University of which over 2,000 are international students from 52 countries of the world. It is one of the highest rates among medical Russian universities (the amount of foreign students is over 30 percent). The University academic staff is highly qualified: over 80% of 1,000 teachers have PhD or higher degree. The university has the highest ratio of the number of teachers to the number of students among medical universities in the world by– 1 teacher for every 7 students.
New departments, research, educational and clinical centers are created at the University, its infrastructure, equipment and libraries are continuously updated. The university has four excellent student hotels to accommodate foreign students during the period of study.
For 100 years the university has trained thousands of doctors of various specialties who work both in Russia and in medical clinics in more than 100 countries of the world.
The RACUS organization congratulates the staff, teachers, students and graduates of the University on its centenary and wishes future success, scholarly achievements and great victories! We hope that our gift - two sets of “Dental simulator” - will become a useful equipment for training of new students.