Irkutsk State Medical University

Irkutsk is a city and the administrative center of Irkutsk Region, Irkutsk is one of the largest city in Siberia, Russia. Irkutsk lies on the Angara River, a tributary of the Yenisei,72 kilometers below its outflow from Lake Baikal and on the bank opposite the suburb of Glaskovsk.

Irkutsk is an amazing city, full of contrasts, landscapes and surprises which is whi Irkutsk attracts millions of tourists. The source of amusement caused by unique and unremarkable blending of ancient and modern Russia culture.

Irkutsk is a large scientific and educational center, where more than 100 thousand students are studying. There are 23 universities in Irkutsk. Irkutsk is home to the East Siberian Education Academy (since 1909), Irkutsk State University, Irkutsk State Medical University, Baykalsky State University of Economics and Law (since 1932), Irkutsk State Technical University, Irkutsk State Academy of Agriculture, Irkutsk State Linguistic University, Irkutsk State Railway Transport University and others. Students can get education in more than 260 specialties, including economics, law, art, agriculture and medicine.

Irkutsk State Medical University (ISMU) is one of the largest state university in Siberia and Far East.  The aim of the university is to train highly skilled experts in the field of medicine and pharmacy. “ISMU” has all modern equipment that is available for the students during theoretical and practical classes.

Irkutsk State Medical University has a history of 96 years, now Irkutsk State Medical University has a staff of more than 100 professors and Doctors of Science, 298 Doctors of Philosophy, 1 academician of Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, 2 corresponding members of Russian Academy of Medical Sciences. ISMU trains specialists along the following education / qualification levels: Junior specialists, specialists and Masters: Today the university implements 7 programs of undergraduate education:

 

  • • General Medicine
  • • Medical-Prophylactic Faculty
  • • Pediatric
  • • Dentistry
  • • Pharmacy
  • • Medical Biochemistry
  • • Faculty of Higher Education of Nurses
  • • Preparatory Faculty for Foreign Students
  • • Postgraduate Faculty (Residency, Internship)

Irkutsk State Medical University (ISMU) has developed a highly qualified teaching staff, combining fundamental knowledge with innovative approaches. The scientific activity of the ISMU “Irkutsk State Medical University” is closely connected with the researches of young scientists and students of the university. Scientific society of young scientists and students of the ISMU unites about 1,000 people.

Almost during 50 years, Irkutsk State Medical University “ISMU” prepare students from the foreign countries.  Irkutsk State Medical University has international agreements with medical departments and universities in France, Austria, Germany, India, China, Korea, Mongolia, the USA, and Uzbekistan. There are about 200 foreign students from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Afghanistan, India, Jordan, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), Congo,   Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Palestine, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Syria in the different departments of ISMU.

Main levels of education are undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate courses. University implements a program of postgraduate education: internship, residency and postgraduate. “ISMU” provides education both in Russian and English languages.

Irkutsk State Medical University (ISMU) has very good facilities. There are buildings for theoretical classes, huge network of clinics in the basis of medical institutions of Irkutsk, which are equiped with facilities at world standards level.  There are buildings for practical classes, laboratories, libraries, cafeteria, cultural centers, internet clubs, gymnasium, sports center, medical museum, concert hall and hostels. ISMU creates all the necessary conditions for comfortable and productive studying process.

Over the years, “ISMU” has a student coordinating council, which covers all kinds of creative activity of students in the university: research work, creative studios, sportive events, mass work, social and educational activities, and student government in the dormitories of the university. There are theatre, vocal, dance, instrumental studios, school of sportive dance and interfaculty wits & humor competition (Club of the Funny and Inventive).

The Degree of Irkutsk State Medical University (ISMU) is prestigious and recognized worldwide. Among former graduates of the “ISMU”, there are ministers and members of parliaments in various countries, outstanding scientists and famous doctors who runs their own clinics in their home country. During the period of studying, the students usually undergo academic training in main medical specialties. They take part in examinations of patients, giving urgent aid, work at X-ray rooms, clinical and biochemical laboratories.

Irkutsk State Medical University (ISMU) has wide experience in training of foreign students, highly qualified teaching staff and modern facilities – all these facilities guarantee high level of theoretical and practical training to the students of the University.

Main levels of education in “ISMU” are Undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate courses. Training at Irkutsk State Medical University is carried out in the Russian, English and French languages.

Irkutsk State Medical University welcomes new students who want to dedicate his/her life to the medical field of knowledge.