Founded in 1925, Saint Petersburg State Pediatric Medical Academy is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Saint Petersburg (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg State Pediatric Medical Academy (SPbSPMU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Saint Petersburg State Pediatric Medical Academy (SPbSPMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), master

degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 94 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Russian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.


Currently, the University has several faculties:

The Faculty of Medical Science
The Faculty of Pediatrics
The Faculty of Clinical Psychology
The Faculty of Stomatology
The Faculty of Dentistry
The Faculty of Post Graduate & Additional Professional Education
In 2005, the University obtained a license to open a vocational education program, specializing in Dentistry. There are the preparatory department and the faculty of training and vocational retraining.


There are 2 or 3 students in a room and bathrooms and kitchens on each floor. Petrozavodsk has a well-developed public transport system, so you can get anywhere you want from each dormitory building. All student hostels have 24-hour security provided by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia.

About City

The second largest city in Russia, St. Petersburg is rightfully called the cultural capital of Russia. A metropolitan city of five million people, it every year attracts nearly seven million tourists, of which about one half are foreign guests coming from all over the world. St. Petersburg was founded by the first Emperor of Russia, Tsar Peter the Great in 1703 as the new, western-style capital of Russia. Since its first days, St. Petersburg had always been a multicultural city, welcoming guests and specialists from other countries. Along with Russian masters and architects, many European builders and engineers contributed to the glory and beauty of the city.

St. Petersburg architecture is renown all over the world, and the draw bridges going up in the middle of the night fascinate all guests and residents of our city. In summer, you will get a chance to see the famous White Nights and go by boat along the numerous rivers and canals of the “Northern Venice.” You can take a tour of St. Petersburg roofs and do a lot of other fantastic things you’ve never done before. 

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