The Volgograd State Medical University is one of the most famous and highly reputable Higher Schools both in Russia and abroad. It is proud of its highly-qualified teaching staff, advanced researchers and experienced physicians whose names are world-famous. It is currently headed by the prominent Russian scientist, Academician of the Russian Academy for Medical Sciences, Professor Vladimir I. Petrov. The University is also listed in the Directory of Higher Medical Schools recognized by the World Health Organisation. It means that our graduates can get a job at any country after passing national examinations if necessary.