September, 1897. Since its inception the University has adopted an exclusive teaching methodology based on the amalgamation of the Western methods of educational teaching and of the best Russian traditional medical education.
The University has officially become one of the top mot medical University across the country. St. Petersburg Medical University largely involves itself in improving and developing the Health Care services and towards the progress of medical science in Russia. The University has also been recognized as one of the biggest centres in the world which trains
specialists from exponentially different medical fields. It is the only Medical University which has an attached Polyclinic to it. Medical courses in MD, PhD and Postgraduate degrees are offered by the University to both National and International students alike. Students can easily access textbooks and methodical works from all the departments in the University’s Library itself. Each and every clinical department in the University has its own individual clinic which is usually situated at the leading hospitals in and across the city. The professors and academicians of the respective clinical departments from the University perform clinical work in the Hospitals affiliated with the University and act as consultants.