Almazov Summer School in Medical Specialties


The Almazov National Medical Research Centre and the Council of Young Scientists and Specialists are welcoming foreign medical students to join our first summer school in a beautiful city of St. Petersburg!

We are pleased to become a host institution for the world’s future doctors. Here you can learn the most relevant topics from the clinical world, have a careful glance at each clinical department, watch our talented surgeons perform operations live, participate in seminars, classes at the medical simulation centre and clinical cases discussions.

Moreover, we will make sure you explore marvellous St. Petersburg — the hometown of the Russian royal family, today’s capital of culture and the former capital of Russia. With its numerous palaces and museums,charming architecture and canals, vivid nightlife, opening bridges and unique «white nights» in summer when it never gets dark, it will become a wonderful and unique experience!

Being a leading Russian medical institution, the  Almazov Centre has both qualified medical staff and modern technological advances to provide the best care for patients from every corner of our country and sometimes for the nearby countries. The intensive educational program will give you a general insight into the major clinical specialties in the medical field and introduce you to the basics of biomedical research.

When: 4-15 June 2018
Target group: undergraduate medical students, recent graduates
Duration: 2 weeks
Language of instruction: English
Number of participants: 25
Fee: 350 euro (includes tuition, lunches at the centre, public transport tickets, social program). The fee does not cover travel costs, breakfast and dinners, visa support, bank transfer expenses.
Accommodation at a hostel in the city centre for a reduced price is to be organised by the committee and require extra charge.
Application deadline: 1 March 2018

At the end of the course you will receive an official certificate of attendance.

Information about the school is also available on summerschoolsineurope. Can you imagine, it is the only Russian school in life sciences on the website!

If you have any questions regarding the summer school, your trip to Russia or getting your visa, feel free to contact Dina Sarsembayeva, chair of the summer school organising committee, by e-mail:

We are looking forward to meeting you this summer!