Improving Healthcare Outcomes In Chronic Disease - Enhancing The Curriculum At Masters Level (IHOD)

Siberian State Medical University (SIB)

Tomsk - Russia

Siberian State Medical UniversityEstablished in 1878, the Siberian State Medical University is one of the most well-known and highly reputable medical schools in Russia owing to its top caliber academic and scientific body, and experienced physicians whose names are world-renowned. Siberian State Medical University's core mission is to advance patient care and public health in the Russian Federation through teaching, research and clinical excellence. There are 400 faculty and 5,000 students. SIB today includes 7 faculties, a Medical and Pharmaceutical College, Central Research Laboratory, 8 research centers, interdisciplinary teaching and research laboratories and its own clinics.

For many years, the Siberian State Medical University has been among the top five leading medical universities in Russia according to the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation. SIB is at the forefront of the changes in educational sphere constantly developing new relevant curricula to address the job market needs. Most recent cross-disciplinary joint programs are: Engineering for Biotech and Pharmaceutical Industries, Nuclear Medicine and Biomedical Engineering with Tomsk Politechnic University; Biomedical Electronics with Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics; Physics Methods and Information Technologies in Biomedicine with National Research Tomsk State University. In response to the employers’ most urgent needs SIB set up joint departments with the pharmaceutical companies. The Siberian State Medical University is one of the few medical universities in Russia with its own university hospital, research centers and laboratories. The knowledge gained during the studies is put into practice in one of two European accredited training simulation centers in Russia. SIB is a partner in the Erasmus+ Capacity building project, Bridging Innovations, Health and Societies, 561726-EPP-1- 2015- 1-NL-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP. In addition to medical training at undergraduate level, postgraduate courses are offered in the following specialties: Radiodiagnosis and radiotherapy, Medical Genetics, Medical and Biological Cybernetics, Neuroscience and Public health and Health care.

The Siberian State Medical University will act as a regional champion for the project. It will build on existing capacity in the public health area to become regional leader in providing masters level education on the field covered by the project. It will participate in work packages 1, 2 3, 4, and 5. SIB will participate by attending a study tour of partners in the EU, developing programme curricula in line with the ECTS guidelines, helping to develop the approach and requirements for the masters programme, hosting oneweek competence enhancing course, helping to develop modules and short courses, attending train the trainers courses in EU, hosting train the trainers courses, sending students for one month courses in the EU, participating in dissemination activity, i.e. workshops and a stakeholder conference.


Founded by the
Erasmus+ Programme
of the European Union

The Erasmus Programme (European Community Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students) is a European Union (EU) Student Exchange Programme established in 1987.
Erasmus+ is the new programme combining all the EU's current schemes for education, training, youth and sport.

Project Coordinator

Assoc. Professor Mary Casey

UCD School of Nursing,
Midwifery & Health Systems
Belfield, Dublin 4

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