Level of education: Aspirantura programme

Type of instruction: Full-time

Duration: 3 years

Language of instruction: Russian

Resource opportunities for research

The training bases are the leading medical institutions of St Petersburg:

  • D.O. Ott Research Institute of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductology of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences;
  • V.M. Bekhterev National Research Medical Centre for Psychiatry and Neurology;
  • I.I.Skvortsov-Stepanov City Psychiatric Hospital No 3;
  • The Clinical Centre for Advanced Medical Technologies;
  • St Martyr George City Hospital No 4;
  • Industrial Hospital No 127;
  • City Hospital No 26;
  • S.P. Botkin Clinical Infectious Diseases Hospital;
  • The Centre for Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases
  • St Mary Magdalene Children's City Hospital No 2
  • The Clinical Hospital of St Petersburg State Paediatric Medical University;
  • City Multifield Hospital No 2;
  • Pokrovskaya Municipal Hospital.

Our advantages

  • The programme is designed to train specialists who are ready to: organise and conduct basic scientific research in biology and medicine; and teach at academic programmes of higher education;
  • Training involves: participating in research and expert projects; and conducting classes as part of teaching practice using modern teaching methods;
  • The programme develops: knowledge and skills for conducting research in fundamental medicine; and oral and written communication skills in the scientific community. It also increases publication activity;
  • The teaching philosophy of the programme involves an individual approach to students.

Career opportunities

  • Research and development in the field of medical sciences and other natural and engineering sciences;
  • Research activities in the field of public health, aimed at preserving human health, improving the quality of life and increasing life expectancy by conducting applied research in biology and medicine;
  • Teaching activities for academic programmes at higher education institutions.