I. M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University

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I. M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University

About University

I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University) is considered as one of the Top Medical Universities in Russia. University had begun its history in 1758 as the medical faculty at Imperial Moscow University. Recently, Sechenov has celebrated its 260th anniversary. Sechenov University has been a pioneer in the Russian Healthcare System. Many renowned scientists and physicians have already worked at the University, who are known for their significant contributions to the progress of medicine. 

Today, the University has grown up into an academic, research, and Resource Centre of Excellence in the Russian Healthcare System. It enforces the development of Medicine of the Future, based on a strong academic foundation in clinical medicine, expanding frontiers in advanced multidisciplinary research, together with the world leaders in Engineering, Technology, and Natural Sciences. 

The University has the vision to become an internationally-recognized comprehensive academic research platform by 2020. It will integrate the world’s advanced developments aimed at personalized life-long health management and overcoming global health challenges. The University’s research-intensive environment supports collaboration between students, faculty, and partners in creating new products and technologies. The University strongholds the training of professionals who will be able to work effectively in the changing environment for becoming the leaders and to respond to challenges of time. 

University’s target model drives its sustainable transformation into a world-class University with a balanced focus on multi-disciplinary education, research, and partnership with industry. 

At present, Sechenov University is the only member of the Russian Academic Excellence Project in QS World University Ranking by Subject (Medicine). Its clinical competence is a key advantage for cross-disciplinary basic research and the discovery of new horizons in health and care. The University’s partner ecosystem allocates resources to the areas that translate Engineering, Technical, and IT developments into solutions for better health under a personalized life-long health management system. 

The University has about 3,500 international students among the 19,000 undergraduate students.  The current student cohorts represent 90 countries of all continents. The biggest number of foreign students is from Iran, India, Malaysia, China, Azerbaijan, Namibia, South Africa, etc.

Clinical Campus

The clinical campus of Sechenov University was established in 1897. It was considered one of the best and largest teaching hospitals in Europe.

Today, the modern fully renovated University Hospitals have:

  • ~ 4 000 staff members;
  • 3,000 hospital beds;
  • 20 research & teaching buildings;
  • 25 university clinics at University Hospital
  • 25 University clinics at municipal hospitals
  • >30% of high-tech surgeries (Da Vinci robotic surgeries)

In-patient departments of University Hospital provide multi-specialty high-tech healthcare services. In 2018, the Comprehensive Cancer Center was established at Sechenov University.  It provides cancer patients with a full range of medical services.


  1. Faculty of General Medicine (MBBS)
  2. Faculty of Dentistry
  3. Faculty of Pharmacy

Student life

The University offers comfortable and cozy accommodation to all international students. The rooms are provided on sharing basis of the same genders. The rooms are fully furnished with central heating and cooling system.

The University also provides a laundry facility along with a kitchen on every floor giving students the option of self-cooking.  

The University has set up a Center for International Education, which is responsible for coordinating with all international students, and assists them with all migration-related issues and thus provides a particular focus on their integration with all University-based and outside activities.

The University offers ample opportunities to medical students to obtain and improve knowledge in the fields of their interest during their leisure time. Various extracurricular lectures by world-class researchers and physicians, meetings of student societies on different areas of medicine and healthcare, intellectual quizzes, and language speaking clubs represent even a wider list of after-school activities organized at Sechenov University on a daily basis.

The University believes in the holistic development of every student, therefore a student sports organization named “Phoenix” welcomes all students who wish to do some kind of sports at any level. The University offers various indoor and outdoor sports facilities such as stadiums, tennis courts, basketball courts, and other such facilities.

The University has a center for a social cause named Volunteer center which is open for everyone who is eager to help others in need, become a donor, or contribute to global initiatives in ecology, social work, medical aid and etc.

The University also has a student culture center named “New Art”, which encourages the student to in various plays, literacy and poetry clubs, music bands, as well as several dancing classes.

Every summer, Sechenov University Camp located at the Black Sea shore welcomes students to spend 3 weeks at the seaside, make friends and participate in any team activities.

City at a Glance

Fee Structure 2022-2023

Fee PatternTotal Fee(In USD)
1st Year
Total Fee(In USD)
2nd-6th per Year
Grand Total
Total Expenses
Per Year9,3009,3009,300 + (9,300 x 5) = 55,800
Medical Insurance(USD)250250250 + (250*5) = 1500
Overhead Expenses(USD)330003300
Equivalency Charge(USD)1,00001,000
Hostel Fee(Yearly) 2750$ , 3000$ , 3500$, 4000$

NOTE: The above-mentioned fee structure is the final amount to be paid by the student to Rus Education. This fee package includes Tuition fee, Hostel accommodation fee, medical insurance, remuneration to the center, MCI coaching for the complete duration of the course, airport transfer to the university, a phone call to parents on arrival in the university, study material in English Language, documentation of the student in the university, free translator to facilitate, and other services.