More than 1000 foreign applicants will become students of SPbSPMU
This was announced by the Dean of the faculty for work with foreign students of SPbSPMU Viktor Puzyrev
This year there is a significant increase in the interest of applicants to study in medical specialties. Executive secretary of admissions committee told TASS about the admission targets during a press conference.
According to Puzyrev, this year the University has 525 budget places, the main part of which is allocated for pediatric students. 352 places are planned for training under a contract.
He also added that about 1,100 foreign applicants will become students of the University this year.
Yuri Alexandrovich, Vice-rector for postgraduate, additional professional education and regional health development of SPbSPMU, in turn, said that the pandemic revealed a shortage of infectious diseases doctors.
— We need to change the needs of medical specialties. We noticed that the number of applicants to the University has increased. In addition, we have noticed how the interests of our doctors have changed. Those who worked in calm conditions, on a scheduled appointment, during the pandemic wanted to work in extreme conditions — said Yuri Alexandrovich.
Date of publication: 24.07.2020