River at the head of the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic Sea.
Saint Petersburg is often described as the most Westernized city of Russia, as well as its cultural
capital. It is the northernmost city in the world to have a population of over one million, it has 5
million population. The area of the city is already 1500 km2. The Historic Centre of Saint
Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments constitute a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Saint
Petersburg is also home to The Hermitage, one of the largest art museums in the world.A large
number of foreign consulates, international corporations, banks and other businesses are located
in Saint Petersburg.
More than that St. Petersburg has a lot of manufacturing areas. The number of manufacturing
squares is up to 700 big organizations. The main directions of industry are shipbuilding,
metallurgy, mechanical engineering and others. The food industry is highly developed and it has
large number of biscotterias, bakeries, breweries.
St. Petersburg is the motherland for the famous Russian football team ‘Zenit’ and is often a host
city for championships. It is often an area for different international forums.
St. Petersburg is the city on the water and it has a lot of bridges. In the summer white nights you
can enjoy an overwhelming view of drawbridge. In the dark time of the day the city is generous
illuminated and gain some mystique notes but it only becomes more attractive with a touch of
able to speak russian a little to communicate with patients and doctors. Otherwise, we advise you
to choose a surgical department. But there are you can always find teachers, residents, interns or
students who can help you if you ever speak only English.
List of medical university
We have 7 medical university in Saint-Petersburg:
-First Pavlov state medical university (Biggest hospital in Saint-Petersburg )
-Medical department from Saint-Petersburg state university
-Saint-Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University
- Kirov Military Medical Academy
- Mechnikov North-Western state medical university
- Medical and Technical College ofSt. Petersburg
t. Petersburg has quite large metro. It has 5 lines and more than 60 stations. So you can easily
get your place of destination. The price for 1 ticket is 28 rubles (nearly 1 dollar). St. Petersburg’s
Metro has beautiful stations with their own history. The Metro was built 57 years ago.
Tramway is the oldest public transport, which still works. Trolleybuses are also used.
But still the most popular transport after metro is a bus. As well people use private buses and
taxies, but the last are quite expensive.
The problem of traffic is really acute now, the government tries to find the way out.
The city has 1 airport (LED) with several terminals. The connection with the city center is only
by buses and privates.
From Moscow you can easily get to St. Petersburg by plane (which are frequent and the trip
takes 1,5 hour) or by train (near 8 hours) or by Sapsan (it’s also a train but with high speed, and
the trip takes 4 hours) or you can use a bus. You can also come to the city from Finland, Helsinki
– take a private bus and 5 hours of sitting, but not expensive.
How to answer to this question?
St. Petersburg is the cradle of Russian Empire, despite it has only 300 years beyond. But
throughout these years the city has been developing from day to day, from year to year, from
generation to generation. And you can see that wonderful mix of cultures and views of different
people, of different times.
Visa (almost all students need visa to come to Russia)
• Health insurance
• White coat
• Surgical suit
• Shoes for hospital
• Pocket money