Russia, being the world’s largest country has been proving its caliber in the field of medicine. The country is known to have the best medical colleges and universities in the world. Dagestan State Medical University is one of the top medical universities of Russia where students from many countries come every year to study MBBS and other medical courses. The university was established in the year 1932. DSMU is located in the Makhachkala city which is the capital of Dagestan Republic.
Dagestan State Medical University has contributed a lot in the development of culture medical sciences, higher medical education and health protection in Russia. DSMU has trained more than 25 thousand specialists, 100 doctors of sciences and 350 candidates of science so far. Many great scientists and specialists have graduated from the academy. Dagestan State Medical University had only one therapeutic faculty until 1965 and year after year the university grew with more faculties, staff and students.
At present, there are around 5200 students studying MBBS, MD and other medical courses from Dagestan State Medical University. Out of this number, over 170 students are from 12 countries. DSMU provides both graduate and post graduate programs in medicine. Till now more than 27, 000 successful doctors have graduated from the University, including 700 foreign students from foreign countries.
Dagestan State Medical Academy is known to be the best center of physical culture and sports in the country. The university not only emphasizes on studies but also on the extracurricular activities and sports. The academy is proud to have graduates who have actively participated in Olympics and other games. The graduates from DSMU who have gained fame in sports are Five-Times World Champion A. Aliev, the World Champion and Twice Champion of the Olympic Games M. Aratsilov, and over 40 Masters of Sports of the USSR and of the Russian Federation.
The academic staff of the Dagestan State Medical University has well-qualified professionals in the field of medicine. There are around 736 lecturers, 21 Doctors of Medicine, Professors, 429 Candidates of Science, 4 Meritorious Science Workers of the Russian Federation, 41 Meritorious Science Worker of the Republic of Dagestan, 24 Meritorious Doctors of the Russian Federation, 116 Meritorious Doctors of the Republic of Dagestan, 6 Doctors of the Republic of Dagestan, 5 Meritorious Workers of the Higher School of Russia, 15 Meritorious Inventors and Innovators of the Republic of Dagestan among the academic staff in the university. The scientists working in DSMU always take an active part in many international conferences, congresses and so on.
Students studying MBBS in DSMU are provided with comfortable accommodation at a very affordable price. The rooms are designed with two or three persons sharing basis. Bathrooms and kitchens for students are offered on the sharing basis. The security in the hostels is well maintained with guards. The infrastructure of the hostels is up to date with heating and central air conditioning.
The students are provided with many other facilities like gymnasium, planetarium, sports complex, internet, scientific library and laboratory.