Voronezh State Medical University named after N.N Burdenko (VSMU) is one of the leading educational institutes and research center, located in Voronezh, Russia. The RF Government is the founder of VSMU, where the institute was established in 1802 as the department university. It shifted to Voronezh in 1918 and few years later, in 1930, the university had successfully established its medical faculty. Being one of the oldest MBBS universities in Russia, VSMU has acquired a high stature through its achievements in providing standardized education and promoting advanced scientific research. It is one among the top 10 MBBS institutes in Russia. The university offers degree, graduate, postgraduate, and PhD courses in general medicine, pediatrics, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy, medico-prophylaxis etc. It also provides internship and residency courses. Medical degrees that are produced by the university are recognized worldwide. VSMU has a perpetual license for enabling teaching in medical field where all the activities are performed based on the Statute.
Voronezh State Medical University strives to meet the dynamic and increasing healthcare demands of the public, while also maintaining the high standard of medical education and research at the university. The university equips all students with essential knowledge on how to solve emerging medical problems and take ethical decisions. VSMU motors the critical thinking competencies of students and streamline their skills and knowledge to make them professionals in their respective study areas.
Best teaching and learning practices: The university adopts different teaching methods including traditional forms of teaching through generic lectures and seminars, modern teaching methods using audio and visual semantics, elective course teaching and self-tuition.
Emphasis on student performance: The performance of all students is measured by considering their theoretical and practical skills. The evaluations are drawn through subject examinations, grading tests, and discussion groups.
Student leisure activities: There are extracurricular activities for the students which are organized by the Center for Student Cultural Initiatives at the university. The sports complex comprises of different equipment for fitness activities. It is formed on an area of 2838.2 square meters and includes gym, swimming pool, and designated areas for football, basketball, etc.