The Foreign Foreign Students Department of ISMU is a powerful research center in which a combined force of experts of different profiles to address fundamental scientific problems of the highest priority areas of medical science.
Activities of the Foreign Foreign Students Department:
The implementation of these areas contributes to the rating ISMU in the international arena, integration into the global educational and scientific space.
Faculty organizes the research work, monitors the implementation of the plans of research departments, scientific training and implementation of research findings into practice in health care.
Staff and the students of the faculty attend every year scientific conferences at international, national and at regional level.
Faculty provides to foreign students all necessary conditions for learning and recreation. Under the leadership of Dean of foreign students hold festivals, competitions, exhibitions, take part in amateur performances.
International Partners of ISMU
An important step in the development of ISMU was the cooperation with the pediatric faculty of The Health Sciences Center of the University of Oklahoma.
In August-September 2015, as part of cooperation plan on grant a delegation ISMU visited the University of Oklahoma. During the visit, business meetings with project participants from both sides were held to discuss the actions of the project and to establishing long-term partnerships between educational institutions.
Cooperation with Germany
Start of cooperation with Germany in the field of public health was initiated in 2007.
The main areas of cooperation are:
Cooperation with France
In 1993 the President of the University of Paris VIII, Mr. Pierre Lunel signed an agreement for cooperation with the University in the field of Medical Law during his stay in Irkutsk. As part of this Agreement, four employees of ISMU had been trained in the specialty "Medical Law and Management in Health Care."
In the year 1997 the Agreement of Cooperation with the University of Joseph Fourier and Hospital University Center of Grenoble was signed. The contract with Grenoble Medical University was the first official document.
Currently ISMU cooperates with the following organizations in France:
Cooperation with China
In recent years, partnerships with China is developing actively.
The main partner of ISMU in China is Harbin Medical University. The Agreement of Cooperation with this institution was signed in July 15, 2010. Under the agreement, implemented the program of academic mobility of ISMU and HMU students.
The cooperation agreement was also signed with the Capital Medical University in Beijing, on the basis of which students of ISMU also have the opportunity to take summer internships.
In 2014 ISMU joined the Russian-Chinese Association of Medical Universities RCAMU that marked a new step in the development of relations with medical schools in China.
Currently in China ISMU partners are:
ISMU has a cooperation agreement with Gangneung-Wonju National University (North Korea).
Areas of Cooperation:
Cooperation with India
ISMU has a cooperation agreement with the Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences, (KIMN) located in the city of Trivandrum in India.
Areas of Cooperation:
One of the forms of cooperation in 2013 is to improve the qualifications of teachers ISMU - the linguistic training in English.
Cooperation with Mongolia
Cooperation with Mongolia - historically the longest international partnership ISMU, which started in 1960.
Currently ISMU cooperates with the following organizations in Mongolia:
Preparatory Department for Foreign Students was opened to stimulate international education and integration of foreign students into Russian education system.
Duration :10 months
Preparatory department is designed for foreign students:
- students who want to study in Russian language
- students who do not have the necessary requirements for the undergraduate programs and also it helps to enable students to bridge the gap between school and university.
Key activities of Preparatory Department:
- Scientific methodology
- Pre-university training of foreign students
- Teaching foreign students Russian language as a foreign one
- Organization and carrying short-term courses for foreign students.
- Testing of Russian language as a foreign one
The following subjects are taught in the foundation course:
- Computer Studies,
Students who wish to study in English language do not require to complete preparatory department.