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Whether you are interested in a career in healthcare as a doctor/physician or as a scientist exploring clinical investigation and research, Siberian State Medical University has what you are looking for. Our medical and graduate programs are ranked among the top in the nation and our academic faculty, scientists, and healthcare professionals are best experts in their fields.

Department of General Medicine

The Department of General Medicine is the university’s oldest department. It consists of 29 theoretical and clinical divisions, which makes it one of the largest departments at Siberian State Medical University. The duration of study is 6 years.


For the first 3 years of training students are mainly focused on theoretical subjects at the departments of biology, medical physics, chemistry, biochemistry, human anatomy, histology, physiology, pathology, microbiology, Latin and foreign languages, social sciences. During the last 3.5 years students are offered extensive practical training in various fields of internal medicine, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, public health and prevention. One of the most distinguished features of our medical education is complete practical student-patient experience in all clinical classes. This provides a unique opportunity for students to be well skilled in modern diagnostic and treatment approaches.


Development of research skills based on modern methodology and up-to-date equipment is another important part of the program. All divisions of the department provide facilities for students to be involved in research under the guidance of the advisors from the Faculty.