VOLGOGRAD STATE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY is located in the southern part of Russia on the west bank of the Volga River. It started as Stalingrad Medical Institute when it was founded in 1953. The university is listed in the WHO list of the World Medical Schools and also in the International Medical education directory provided by FAIMER.
The university is accredited by the Russian Ministry for Education for the teaching of both Russian and overseas students. It boasts of a highly qualified teaching staff, advanced researches and experienced physicians. The University has been training international students since 1962. Since 2000 the Volgograd State Medical University has begun to teach foreign students in the English language.
The University provides 3 hostels with most facilities for students that house both Russian and international students. The University also has a special accommodation service which provides students with comfortable flats to rent