Established in 1920 as a medical faculty of the university, Kuban State Medical Academy (KSMA) became an independent educational institution in the following year. It is one of the oldest education providers in the field of medicine in Southern Russia. Situated in Kuban's capital Krasnodar, geographically the institution is closer to the coast of Black Sea and near the banks of River Kuban.
KSMU started training foreign students in early 60s and since then, more than35,000 specialist doctors have graduated from the institution. These numbers include 5,000 professionals from 65 countries all over the world who have been trained here and involved in medicinal practices in their respective countries.
The Morphological building with its seven storeys is the highlight of the Academy campus and houses as many as eight departments and a lecture hall for 400students.
Currently, there are 5,000 students enrolled in the Academy, which include over700 overseas students. The faculty strength of the Academy is 600, including 12Russian and foreign science academicians, 65 MDs and 330 science candidates.
Kuban SMU employs several training and course delivery methods such as formal lectures, seminars, practical and laboratory classes, science and practical conferences, observing patients in clinical settings in some of the best medical establishments in the city, departmental researches, visit to anatomic museums and participating in thematic contests and competitions.
After the successful training and defending a thesis the graduate gets the degree PhD in respective specialties. Period of training, depending on the specialty and form of training is from two to five years.
Short-term training and advanced courses from one to twenty four months are also available in accordance with individual programme.
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