A Residency in Dermatovenerology provides doctors exhaustive knowledge in their specialty. This excellent education will foster the development of Dermatovenerology as a discipline, and the clinical, scientific and human competences of each graduate completing the Residency program.

A residency in Dermatovenerology includes theoretical and clinical practice modules. Key characteristics of the theoretical training are the interdisciplinary nature of the subjects as well as the emphasis on independent study. Residents learn how to work with current literature, analyze medical information, and relate the theoretical knowledge gained to their practical clinical experience

Program goal

A Residency in Dermatovenerology is designed to prepare qualified, trained medical specialists in dermatology. They will have the ability to work autonomously in a specialized area of medicine, including high-technology medical care. The education will provide trainees with an excellent and broad background in fundamental medical science and with the professional, technical, and clinical skills necessary in their field. The trainees will also acquire in-depth knowledge of related disciplines.

Duration of study

Two academic years

Language of instruction


The training program for the specialty includes lectures on topical issues related to dermatovenerology and seminars.

Disciplines Credits
Dermatovenerology 16
Clinical pharmacology 2
Emergency Medicine 2
Health Organization and Public Health 3
Pathology 2
Pedagogy 2
Pediatrics 2
Urology 2
Obstetrics and Gynecology 2
Oncolytic Viruses 2
Medical Genetics 2
Vascular Surgery 2
Oncology 2
Radiation Diagnostics 2
Clinical researches (clinical training) 8
Dermatovenerology clinical training 63
Oncology clinical training 3
Final examination (Final interview) 3
Total credits 120

Research activity

  • Residents and faculty meet two times a month to review the latest clinical and basic science research articles, gain insight into ongoing research activities within the Department, and look for answers to clinical questions. Topics include prominent medical dermatology, pediatric dermatology, dermatologic surgery, and laser/cosmetics topics, as well as relevant articles from outside dermatology.
  • Each resident has a theme for their clinical research work and reports their results four times a year. Several times a year, residents review interesting cases from their consultation services to their peers. Complex medical cases are presented with a pathology review.

Examples of topics:
  • Early and late onset psoriasis clinical course characteristics
  • Clinical and laboratory characteristics of patients with psoriasis receiving biological therapy
  • Epidemiological features of feet onychomycosis among inhabitants of Novosibirsk and the Novosibirsk region, and their role in prevention
  • Influence of contact allergens on skin pathologies
  • Clinic anamnestic features of autoimmune bullous dermatoses
  • Bacteriological study of the acneic skin microflora
  • Features of nevi among patients suffering from vitiligo

Training base

Key persons


Yulia Krinitsina

MD, Professor


Irina Sergeeva

MD, Professor

Fees and Financial support

Tuition fees

Tuition fees are U.S. $12,000 per year.


Every year foreign students have an opportunity to apply for the Russian Government Scholarship Program

Benefits: full tuition, monthly stipend.
Application deadline: depends on the country of applicant

Entrance requirements

  • Copy of the 1st page of your travelling passport with your personal data
  • Legalized (if required) diploma of higher medical education
  • Legalized (if required) academic transcripts (transcript of record, university degree/s, diploma supplements)
  • 2 photos
  • English language course marks sheet/TOEFL certificate or other international certificates (in case English is not your native language and your previous education wasn't in English)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivational Letter (1-2 pages)
  • Medical certificate of overall health condition
  • HIV + AIDS certificates

Note! Selection in the Residency Program is competitive and based on the results of a final interview. For enrollment you have to submit both original and notarized Russian translations of the required documents to the NSU International Recruitment Office (office 2325).

Career opportunities

Residency graduates are highly qualified professionals who can work as dermatovenerology specialists in public or private medical institutions, as well as successfully conduct scientific research.

Application deadlines

Till August 27 fill the application form and provide full set of scanned documents.