Siberian State Medical University trains the next generation of doctors by performing high quality medical research and by offering excellent education.
Established in 1878, Siberian State Medical University is one of the most well-known and highly reputable medical schools in Russia owing to its top caliber academic and scientific body, and experienced physicians whose names are world-renowned. Among the graduates are two presidents of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, 25 associate members of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, 42 academicians. Siberian State Medical University's core mission is to advance patient care and public health in the Russian Federation through teaching, research and clinical excellence.
The University aims at improving the quality of life and health of the population through innovation in education, research and patient care offering top-quality training, educational and research opportunities to the students.
1878 –Alexander II established Tomsk Imperial University as the Faculty of Medicine
1888 June, 22 –The official opening date
1930 –The Faculty of Medicine of Tomsk State University was converted/reorganized to Tomsk Medical Institute
1992 –Tomsk Medical Institute received university status and changed its name to Siberian State Medical University
Siberian State Medical University is one of the leading medical universities in Russia. Its history dates back to 1878, when the Emperor Alexander II founded the first university in the Asian part of Russia. Imperial Tomsk University opened in 1888 with only one faculty – the Faculty of Medicine.
Founded more than 135 years ago, the university was originally formed as a research and educational center. Over the years, the University has become one of the best educational, scientific and medical complexes in Russia for training and certification of healthcare professionals in the field of surgery, internal medicine, pediatrics, pathology, histology, pharmacology, microbiology and many others.
SSMU today includes 7 faculties, Medical and Pharmaceutical College, Central Research Laboratory, 8 research centers, interdisciplinary teaching and research laboratories and its own clinics, three anatomic Museums with unique collections and the region's largest scientific medical library.
1. more than 5000 students
2. students from 47 regions of Russia
3. students from 13 foreign countries
4. 80% students from all over Russia
5. 12% foreign students
6. over 80% of the academic faculty are scientific scholars
7. 15% employer-sponsored education, inc. 30% for Tomsk health care system
8. 72 000 university students of 120 nationalities in Tomsk
1. Medical Doctors (therapy, surgery, obstetric and gynecology)
4. Medicine–Biology (biochemistry, biophysics, medical cybernetics)
5. Higher Education for Nurses
6. Advanced Training and Professional Development (Postgraduate Education)
7. Management and Economics in Health Care
8. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy
9. Social Work
Accommodation facilities for students are organized on the sharing basis. Students are offered to live in well heated and fully furnished comfortable twin – and triple – rooms. All the rooms are provided with a bed, mattress, pillow, blanket, desk, chair, heater, and lighting, suitable for both: study and relaxation, as well as the Internet access and telephone for students to get in touch with their close friends and relatives. Male and female students live separately on the different floors. All hostels are protected by the police. There are special rooms for students where they can socialize, have fun and make new friends.
Cinema, bowling, ice-skating, swimming pool, playground, stadium, museum, choir, KVN, dance, tourist club, sports clubs: sambo, judo, powerlifting, track and field athletics, orienteering, table tennis, mini-football women’s team, mini-football men’s team, chess etc.