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Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University

Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University

Check whether Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University is right for you as an international student.

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Study abroad at Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University

Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (FMSMU) is Russia’s oldest medical and healthcare university. Since its founding in 1758, the University has delivered world-class training to the next generation of healthcare professionals.

Students can study 226 educational programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Some of the programs on offer include nursing, biotechnology, public health, medicine, and dentistry.

Based in the Russian capital of Moscow, FMSMU is home to 362,000 square meters of educational and science facilities. The outstanding campus hosts state-of-the-art teaching hospitals, pharmaceutical labs, rehabilitation centers, and scientific libraries.

Beyond the classroom, students have access to an impressive array of recreational clubs and spaces. The University’s sports center, called Burevestnik, features a swimming pool, football field, athletics track, tennis courts, and gym.

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Why study at FMSMU?

  • Cutting-edge research

    The University’s world-leading research is vital in the fight against global health challenges

  • Global conferences

    The University hosts over 20 international scientific and educational events each year

  • Educational partnerships

    FMSMU has established close relationships with leading research and educational institutions across the globe

  • Internationally ranked

    It’s the only member of the Russian Academic Excellence Project to be recognized in the 2019 QS World University Rankings by subject

Life as an international student

Internationalization lies at the heart of the University’s vision and mission. Approximately 3,500 international students from 83 countries choose to call FMSMU their second home.

The University’s Center for International Education is there to support you with any queries or concerns you may have. They can help with cultural adjustment, visa advice, accommodation, and so much more.

The International Department is also responsible for organizing exciting international exchange programs for staff and students. If you fancy contributing to a global research project, attending an international conference, or studying at a partner university, drop by the office.

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Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University programs

Fees and funding


  • USD$11,500 for the first year
  • USD$10,000 until the end of the program


Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University

Bol'shaya Pirogovskaya Ulitsa, 19с1, Moscow, Rusia, 119146

Moscow is steeped in history and culture and boasts an abundance of world-class attractions and all the amenities you’d expect of one of the world's most famous cities.