Mari State Medical University
Mari State University consists of 6 faculties and 5 institutes that train well-educated specialists for most sectors of the Russian national economy. Mari State University is one of the five founder members of the International Association of Finno-Ugric universities, one of the forty-one members of Russia’s Association of Classical Universities.
Mari State University plays a key role in training qualified specialists. Education is carried out in 55 areas and 3 specialities. More than 8,000 students study at the university. Around 2,500 students live in halls of residence.
The teaching staff includes about 100 doctors of sciences and professors and 400 candidates of sciences and associate professors. The University campus comprises 7 educational buildings and 8 halls of residence and occupies a total area of 128 000 m2.
In Mari State University there is an effective feedback system which helps the university authorities to take into account the students’ opinions about important decision-making. About 100 contracts with future employers have been concluded; the University is broadening and strengthening relations with its strategic partners, such as “Sberbank of Russia“, the “Akashevo” company, “Marbiofarm” and others, which provides major opportunities for the job placement of students and graduates of Mari State University.
- Faculty of Medicine
- Faculty of Pediatrics
- Faculty of Dentistry
- Medico-prophylactic faculty
- Faculty of Psychology and Social Work and Higher Nursing Education
- Faculty of additional professional education
- Faculty of pre-university education and targeted training
To make students’ life comfortable at the University, University offer the arrangements for gymnastics, handball, basketball and football grounds. Tennis courts and pools are also open in the campus. An International post-office, a telephone centre, a shopping centre, some restaurants offering dishes of national cuisine of different countries, an international student cultural centre, and a computer centre are situated within the campus.
Student campus is the winner of the “Best campus’ Moscow Mayor’s Prize. The university has also won the title “Best student hostel” at the all-Russia contest. The campus occupies 50 hectares of land near a large park and hosts 27 buildings, sport and medical faculties, hostels and shops.12 comfortable hostels have cozy rooms and well-occupied kitchens. There is a TV and Internet in every room. At the disposal of students are Laundromats, dry-cleaners, ateliers and beauty salons. All buildings are a walking distance from each other.
The site of the University Campus is fenced. Electronic gate pass system is strictly maintained. Visitors allowed being identified. Local Police station and the Department of Internal Security control over public order and discipline. Contemporary Fire Prevention system is being applied in all premises of the University.