PYATIGORSK MEDICAL PHARMACEUTICAL INSTITUTE

Being founded in 1780, Pyatigorsk is situated in Stavropol region in the south of Russia. It is the biggest town in the region of Caucasian Mineral Waters in its territory as well as in number of population. The town, the …
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PYATIGORSK MEDICAL PHARMACEUTICAL INSTITUTE

Being founded in 1780, Pyatigorsk is situated in Stavropol region in the south of Russia. It is the biggest town in the region of Caucasian Mineral Waters in its territory as well as in number of population. The town, the population of which is more than 200 000 people, hosts habitants of 156 nationalities. Pyatigorsk is the oldest balneological and mud cure resort of federal significance. Natural resources of this place encouraged active development of medical care and pharmacy. In this eco-friendly resort region is located Pyatigorsk State Pharmaceutical Academy, renamed in Pyatigorsk Medical Pharmaceutical Institute – branch of Volgograd State Medical University in 2013.
Pyatigorsk Medical Pharmaceutical Institute was founded in 1943 and is one of the oldest higher education establishments in the south of Russia. It is also an acknowledged leader in pharmaceutical science. For many years of its research and scientific work the Institute prepared more than 20 000 pharmacists – Masters of Pharmacy. Annually about 600 specialists graduate from the Institute, while every ninth graduate has a diploma with honors. Within last years the Institute prepared more than 1200 Masters of Pharmacy for 63 countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America. For the moment more than 2100 students from all over the world study in the Institute.
Pyatigorsk Medical Pharmaceutical Institute was included in the World Health Organization as well as in the UNESCO list of universities. Diplomas of the Institute are acknowledged in all the countries of the world and have great demand and popularity among foreign citizens who want to get higher medical education in Russia.
The Institute prepares highly-qualified specialists in a wide range of educational programs. Professors and scholars of the Institute contributed a lot in elaboration of these programs. Thus, strong pedagogical potential allowed the Institute to participate in elaboration of the project of the all-Union State Standard of the higher professional education in the specialty “Pharmacy”. Besides, recently, there were launched the following specialties of higher professional education: “Dentistry”, “Medical Biochemistry” (Specialist of Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics), “Logopedia”, “Management”, “Economics”, “Law”. The Institute is planning to launch the specialty “General Meecine”. All above-mentioned specialties are in great demand at the job market in any country. The most popular specialties are:
- “Pharmacy” – prepares heads and specialists for work in state and private pharmacies, at pharmaceutical factories, in court and medical laboratorieharmacy.
- “Dentistry” – prepares heads and specialists for work in state and private dentistry clinics as well as professors in dentistry.
- “Medical Biochemistry” – prepares specialists of clinical laboratory diagnostics for work in state and private hospitals and laboratories.
- “Management”, “Economics” – prepares executives for health establishments (hospitals, clinics, laboratories, etc.).
The prior activity of the Institute is research work. There work more than 260 professors, among which 90% are Doctors of Science, Honored Scientists of the Russian Federation, honored workers of health public service of the Russian Federation. The scholars of the Institute elaborated and introduced a range of original and generic drugs as well as biologically active supplements.  Modern scientific achievements of the Institute scholars are universally acknowledged by international scientific communities. Thus, in 2012 European Chamber of Science and Industry awarded the Institute a medal for the achievements of Institute scholars in science. Big success of scientific research in medicine and pharmacy were noticed by the world community – and the Institute was awarded a medal of Presidium of International Academy of the authors of scientific discoveries and inventions in the section “Medecine”. Being a great scientific potential of the Institute, students are constantly being involved in scientific activity. Once the Institute was founded, Student's Scientific Community became its integral part. At every chair Student's Scientific Community is headed by the professor experienced in scientific research (overall there were held 66 scientific student's conferences, in which 150-200 students of all the years of study took part). Annually the number of students – members of Student's Scientific Community is about 500-600 people. Besides, another scientific community NOMUS (Scientific Community of young scholars and students) is popular among students of the Institute. This Community holds scientific research, conferences, etc.
Pyatigorsk Medical Pharmaceutical Institute does its best to provide students with necessary conditions for studies and comfortable life. There are material and technical means of the Institute as well as the library with the fund of more than 310 000 books. Well-developed infrastructure of the Institute consists of 2 academic buildings, 4 well-equipped hostels, modern training pharmacy, sanitarium, vivarium, reconstructured botanical garden and sports facilities. Besides, students are provided with a great opportunity to pass professional training in pharmaceutical organizations of Germany as well as in best pharmacies of Moscow, Saint-Petersburg and towns of the south of Russia.
Students of the Institute have the opportunity not only for getting prestigious education and demanded profession, but also for creative and personal development, communication and sports. Many sports facilities are always at students' disposal. Being students of the Institute, which stands for healthy way of life, young people have a unique chance to meet famous sportsmen, Olympic champions and champions of Russia and Europe. The board for educational work in collaboration with Student's Council helps foreign students to adapt to life in Institute hostel. Besides, there is a centre for creative development, student's theatre, wits and humor competition club, club of poets and writers, musical band and student's photo studio. Recently opened, the Centre for Career Development allows students to develop and apply training programs, get complementary specialty in any sphere, implementing the concept of continuous education. All foreign students are provided with a place in comfortable student's hostels which are located near academic buildings where their classes take place. All rooms in the hostel are in good condition and equipped with necessary furniture.
  Productive warm climate of the south of Russia, friendly student's atmosphere as well as the excellent quality and high demand of the provided educational programs are undeniable advantages of Pyatigorsk Medical Pharmaceutical Institute. Making choice for Pyatigorsk Medical Pharmaceutical Institute, you choose your successful future!

SPECIALITIES, DURATION AND FEES

FACULTIES Course duration (academic years) Tuition fees per 1 academic year (USD) Hostel (3 star hotel type) acommodation fees (2-3 people in 1 room) for 1 academic year (USD) Life and health insurance fees for 1 year (USD) Total (USD)

Candidates for studies in Russian State Universities, who don't speak Russian language, are firstly admitted to the Foundation Course (duration is 1 academic year) to study Russian language and improve the level of knowledge in major special subjects up to the required for further study at the University on the chosen specialty. To specify the tuition, accommodation, life and health insurance fees and other expenses, please, contact the representative office of RACUS organization in your country.

PHARMACY
– Russian Medium
5 2500 1000 160 3660
PHARMACY 
– French Medium
5 1st year-
2
nd
-5th years – 3000
1000 160 -
4160
DENTISTR 5 2500 1000 160 3660
DENTISTRY 
– French Medium
5 1 year -
2-5 years - 3000
1000 160 -
4160
MEDICAL
BIOCHEMISTRY
(Clinical laboratory diagnostics)

6

2500

1000

160

3660

INTERNSHIP 1 3000 1000 160 4160
CLINICAL RESIDENCY 2-3 3000 1000 160 4160
Ph.D. 3 3000 1000 160 4160

Tuition, accommodation in a student hostel and insurance fees, stipulated in US dollars, are an approximate equivalent of tuition fees in Russian rubles. The actual tuition and accommodation fees may be slightly corrected due to the US dollars /Russian ruble exchange rate correlation on the International Monetary Exchange as on the date of the tuition, accommodation and insurance fees invoice issuance.

The price for legalization of the documents which is required to obtain the 'Certificate of Equivalence', obligatory for all international students, in Rosobrnadzor (Department of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation) is 6500 Russian rubles (which is equivalent to approximately 100 USD). All the activities concerning the preparation of the documentation package required to obtain the equivalence certificate and the equivalence procedure itself are undertaken by the student himself/herself at their own expense.

The above-mentioned fees for tuition, accommodation in student hostel, life and health insurance are valid only for 2016/2017 academic year.

During the initial registration procedure the candidate pays a enrollment fee of 300 USD which covers the charges for the issuance of the invitation letter for studies, sending its original and other documents to the candidate's country of the permanent residence by express mail (DHL), meeting the candidate at the international airport in Moscow, transfer to the domestic airport, meeting at the airport of Mineralniye Vodi and accompanying to the Institute, drawing up documents for admission to Institute for studies, registration fee, etc. The above mentioned amount doesn't include the cost of the airfare Moscow-Mineralniye Vodi (the approximate cost of of airfare destination Moscow-Mineralniye Vodi is 350 USD, travel time –2 hours).
Average food expenses are 300 USD per month. When first entering Russia, the candidate should have about 500 USD to buy some basic necessities and personal things (clothes, dishes, electrical equipment, etc.).

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