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Tver State
Medical University

Founded in 1936

The University

Kalinkin M.N.
Kalinkin M.N.
Chancellor of Tver State
Medical University

The history of the Tver State Medical University opens up in 1902 when the courses for dental students were arranged. In 1936 the Leningrad Dental Institute was founded. In 1954 by the decision of the Soviet government the Institute was transferred from Leningrad to the city of Kalinin. In 1986 the Institute was awarded the Order of People's Friendship. In 1994 after the renaming of Kalinin to Tver, the Institute was also renamed and got the status of the University.

Davidov B.N.
Davidov  B. N.
President of Tver State
Medical University

For more than 100 years Tver State Medical University has been playing a leading role in the development of medical science and training of medical practitioners and scientists. It is always among the top 10 Medical Educational Establishments according to the annual official rating of the 48 Russian Medical Educational Establishments. Today it is the largest medical scientific, research and educational centre, noted for its extensive clinical and laboratory base and a brilliant teaching staff. The University possesses a complex of buildings designed for practical classes, lectures, laboratory studies, research work and auxiliary services

Sergery Alexi Nicholaivich
Dr. Sergeev Alexi Nicholaivich
Dean of the foreign faculty

During the whole period of its history the main goal of the University has been training specialists of a high qualification, having fundamental theoretical knowledge, practical skills in their specialties. The principal mission of the University is to preserve, develop and disseminate its cherished values. According to the WHO international rating Tver State Medical University takes the 23rd place in the world and 3rd position in Russia in the Medical Studies for foreign students.

Dr. Syed Kumruzzaman
Syed Kumruzzaman
Deputy Dean of the
international faculty

The University develops different contacts in the realm of medical education, physicians training, scientific research, methodical and informational exchange with many institutions of Russian Federation and other countries. Republic centers “Infection in Surgery”, Minimal Invasive Surgery, Lipid Center, Central Scientific Research Laboratory of the University are well known abroad. The University is the organizer of the international academic meetings, which stimulate active participation of all the scientists and lectures of the University in the activity of professional international societies and associations. Some of the well-known lecturers and scientists have been elected to the foreign Scientific Academies.

Teaching is based on situation tasks this leads to integration in the studying of the theoretical and clinical disciplines at the University. There is a rating estimation of the students knowledge. The Educational Methodical Center is coordinating the implementation of modern educational technologies. The specialists of the University have developed modern educational programs in order to train highly qualified medical specialists. All Departments have computer tests, plasta casts and phantoms, modern medical-diagnostic equipment. Tver State Medical University is a worldwide-recognized medical establishment in Tver with more than 100 years history and many decades of experience in the field of training of foreign citizens. Today, on the boundary of the third millennium, the University still remains the largest medical scientific, research and educational centre, noted for its extensive clinical and laboratory base and a brilliant teaching staff.

The Tver State Medical University has been recognised by the Ministry of Higher Education to train medical professionals for foreign countries, having highly professional teaching staff. Today the University is a big scientific establishment where fundermental, applied and methodological research is carried out. The University is wide internatonl contacts, it is collaborating with the University of SAAR (Germany), OSNABRUCKS SOCIETY (Germany), and SIENA (Italy).

In 2001 the English Medium Department started its work. In English Medium, students can get admission directly in first course where medical subjects are tought in english.

The Preparatory faculty for foreign citizens has been functioning since 1990, where during an academic year the trainees could learn the Russian language and get prepared to the main University courses.

The Postgraduate Training Faculty was also founded in The University for the graduates willing to continue their education in various special branches of medicine.

A number of different youth organizations, sport clubs, art and cultural groups work at the Medical University. There are 4 comfortable hostels for students of Tver State Medical University.

Tver regional hospital

Tver regional hospital

In 1952 the University celebrated its 50th anniversery. During this period, 12680 doctors, 6572 dentists and 373 foreign students graduated from the University. The professional teaching staff of the University has published 730 scientific works and 18 textbooks. In 1989 the Faculty of Graduate Studies was opened. In 1990, the Faculty of Pediatrics was opened. The University is internationally recognised, and students from countries like Germany, Italy, Greece, Poland, India, African States, and Sri Lanka study at the Faculty of International students of the University.

There are about 3413 students enrolled at the University, 1689 at the Medical Faculty, 1061 at the Faculty of Stomatology, 663 at the Faculty of Pediatrics, and the rest at the Faculty of International Students.

There are 49 Departments where 405 highly qualified academicians and lecturers are working. There are 51 Professors, 80 Doctors (consultants), and 240 Candidates of Medical Sciences(Ph.D).

The Departments are located in various teaching hospitals where bed occupancy numbers 6000. The Faculty of Stomatology has its own clinic with 300 stomatological chairs in use. All the faculties of the University are equiped with electronic microscopes, bio-chemical laboratories, radio-isotope labs, and lecture halls equipt with video apparatus.

Mizanur Rahman Chaudhary
Mizanur Rahman Chaudhary
Student Advisor




The TSMU covers all the 8 big hospitals,5 Maternity homes,Tver Divisional hospitals,which has isolated rooms for infectious disease, Tuberculosis and cancer more than 30 polyclinics and maternity consultancies.