Level of education: Master programme

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 2 years

Language of instruction: English and Russian


Main academic courses

  • Public Health and Health Care
  • Constitutional Foundations of Legal Regulation of Health Protection
  • Corporate Law
  • Iatrogenic Offences: Peculiarities of Criminal Prosecution
  • Criminal and Legal Issues of Official Malfeasance
  • Medical Insurance Law
  • Legal Regulation of Labour Relations with Health Workers
  • Legal Regulation of the Circulation of Medicines
  • Intellectual Property Rights in Pharmacy
  • Bioethics
  • Mandatory Payments to State Extra-Budgetary Funds
  • Forensic and Medical Examination of Medical Activity


Our advantages

The programme is aimed at training specialists who are able to: freely navigate matters of medical law; be competitive in the domestic and foreign labour markets; and focus on the acquisition of continuing legal education. They will possess the skills for the practical application of their knowledge of sectoral legal institutions studied under the educational programme. They will ensure the implementation of state policy measures of the Russian Federation to create the necessary conditions for the development of digital medicine.


Professional fields of work

  • in-house counsel (lawyer) in organisations (irrespective of the form of ownership) providing medical services
  • insurance companies involved in compulsory health insurance programmes and private health insurance schemes
  • medical and pharmaceutical organisations delivering treatment and advice
  • lawyer or counsellor in government authorities and local government bodies ensuring the implementation of the state policy on healthcare, health and recreation centres, and the provision of pharmaceutical products
  • administration of justice in civil and criminal cases
  • legal representation in civil and criminal cases, defence in criminal cases
  • general supervision department of the prosecutor’s office ensuring the involvement of prosecutors and state prosecutors in civil and criminal proceedings

Organisations where our graduates work

  • Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation
  • Prosecutor’s Office of the Russian Federation
  • Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation
  • Courts of General Jurisdiction and Arbitration Courts, statutory courts of constituent entities of the Russian Federation
  • State institution “Federal Compulsory Medical Insurance Fund of St Petersburg”
  • Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection and Human Welfare in St Petersburg
  • Gazprom Neft
  • Lenenergo
  • SOGAZ Insurance
  • St Petersburg State Budgetary Healthcare Institution “Child Psychiatric Unit” named after S.S. Mnukhin
  • Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners
  • Ernst&Young
  • DLAPiper

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