Admission/medical studies

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Question: I am a 3rd year Biomedical student at the University of Essex in the UK, I want to do medicine at your university, please let me know details about admission and the deadline of submission of documents. 
The answer of  Vice-Rector for Academic and Methodological Affairs Marina Y. Lavrikova:  International applicants can be admitted to SPbU both to places on a fee-paying (contractual) basis and to places funded by the Russian Government (Scholarship includes tuition fee and academic scholarship 1340 rubles per month in 2013/14 academic year).
All information about the competition for scholarship, organized by the St. Petersburg State University, including a list of required documents as well as deadlines for documents submitting are published on the web-site of SPBU Admission Committee in the part "Admission of foreign citizens".
All information regarding fee-paying basis including lists and forms of admission tests you can find here.
For Medical science SPbU offers following levels: specialist programs (5-6 years), internship (1 year), residency (2 years) and PhD (3 years). With your qualification level you can apply to the first year of specialist program.
All educational papers should be legalized and have notarized translation into Russian language as well.
Please, point out that all medical programs are taught in the Russian language. A preparation course in Russian lasts 10 months. Upon completion of the course students obtain a graduation certificate from SPbU. As well, they can take a state examination “Test of Russian as Foreign Language” (TORFL) and obtain a certificate of a correspondent level which is needed to apply for studies at the SPbU. More detailed information about the foundation course and a full list of programs offered you can find here.
All foreign students are provided with a place in dormitories with costs about 5 Euros per month (for government-funded basis) and 60 Euros per month (for fee-paying basis). Living costs (nutrition, transport and so on) are about 300-350 Euros per month.
If you have any questions, please, feel free to contact Admission Office for foreign citizens: admission@spbu.ru , +7(812)328-32-91.

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