Biology in Bashkir State Medical University

Bachelor's program


Faculty of Preventive Medicine with the Department of Biology


Shamil Galimov, Dean

+7 (347) 273-56-94


Accreditation. State accreditation.

Awards and achievements. The program underwent external expert evaluation (the Guild of Experts in the Sphere of Professional Education and the National Centre for Public Accreditation) and was recognized as the best program as part of the project Best Educational Programs of Innovative Russia. Students are grant holders and winners of prestigious contests and scientific forums (the UMNIK Youth Science and Innovation Contest, HealthNet, the RosMolodezh All-Russian Contest of Youth Projects, and others), winners in the Best Innovative Product category in the Breakthrough Technologies in Medicine area at the Youth Innovation Forum of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, holders of the Bashkortostan Republic President grants.

Teaching staff. Teachers are participants of federal research projects, members of editorial boards of biomedical journals, specialized academic methodological commissions, dissertation councils. 78% of the teaching staff hold an academic degree, including 18 Doctors of Sciences.

Facilities and resources. Students are trained at the laboratories of the university’s specialized clinic, the central research laboratory, the cell culture laboratory as well as the Institute of Biology and the Institute of Biochemistry and Genetics – the subdivisions of the Ufa Federal Research Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Education. Students have access to the electronic library systems. Active and interactive teaching methods (computer simulations, business games and role plays, clinical case studies) are used.

Research. The key research areas are development of genetically engineered structures for medicine, veterinary medicine, ecology, biotechnology, and industrial microbiology; design of new methods and systems of searching for new compounds with antibacterial activity; development of methodology of highly specific express detection of prokaryotes and eukaryotes that are pathogenic for humans and animals for early diagnosis of the diseases they cause and for sanitary protection of the territory.

Competitive advantages. Students undertake educational internships and work placements at the laboratories of the BSMU clinic, the central research laboratory, the cell culture laboratory with state-of-the-art diagnostic and laboratory equipment as well as the
laboratories of the Institute of Biology and the Institute of Biochemistry and Genetics – of UFRC of the RAS.

Employers and employment. After completing their studies, graduates are employed (the Microgen scientific production association, the State Research Center for Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology of Rospotrebnadzor, Saint Petersburg Pasteur Research
Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology of Rospotrebnadzor, the Institute of Biochemistry and Genetics of the RAS UFRC) or pursue a Master’s degree at BSMU of the RF Ministry of Health and other top Russian universities, and later a PhD degree.