Yaroslavl State Medical Academy

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The Main Building of the Academy was built in 1793 as a school for boys. Poet Nikolay Nekrasov studied there between 1832 and 1837.

Yaroslavl State Medical University (YSMU) was founded in 1944. YSMU is a large regional center of medical education and bio-medical research located in Yaroslavl, Russia.


There are several educational faculties and divisions in YSMU, these are:

  • General Medicine Faculty,
  • Pediatric Faculty,
  • Pharmacy Faculty,
  • Faculty of Post-Graduate education and professional retraining of specialists of the healthcare,
  • Division of Advanced Education,
  • Pre-Education (preparatory)

Foreign students[edit]

Education of foreign students both on budget (governmental) and contract basis was started by YSMU in 1992. YSMU has good social facilities and structure (including five hostels, sport centers,internet service, student healthcare center, summer camp on the river of Volga, and a garden of medical plants). YSMU is a big and well-known educational, research and scientific center in the fields of fundamental, clinical medicine and pharmacy.

Medical training and education are conducted by 55 departments. The academic staff of YSMU consists of more than 550 persons. Among them, more than 400 have the M.D. and Ph.D. titles (including 310 candidates of sciences, assistant and associated professors and 70 doctors of sciences and full professors).

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Coordinates: 57°37′27″N 39°53′47″E / 57.6243°N 39.8963°E / 57.6243; 39.8963