Saratov State Medical University is one of the oldest universities in Russia. It was founded in 1909.
Since the year of its foundation the University follows the classic system of training medical students.
The University has been training specialists for foreign countries for 10 years. About 300 specialists from 19 foreign countries (Syria, India, Jordan, Nepal, Pakistan, Sudan, Somali and others) have graduated from the University.
The education of international students and health professionals is carried out at the following faculties:
- general medicine (the duration of education is 6 years),
- pediatric (the duration of education is 6 years),
- stomatologic(the duration of education is 5 years),
- for advanced training of doctors.