Sechenov University

I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University) is the top medical university in Russia. Sechenov University develops Medicine of the Future based on strong academic foundation in clinical medicine, expanding frontiers in advanced multidisciplinary research together with the world leaders in Engineering, Technology and Natural Sciences.

Top reasons to study here

  • The University`s research-intensive environment supports collaboration between students, faculty and partners in creating new products and technologies.
  • Currently Sechenov University is the only member of the Russian Academic Excellence Project in QS World University Ranking by Subject (Medicine).
  • Research-based training and world-wide research networks provide the next generation of health care specialists with new professional competencies.

Master's Programmes

Medicine & Health (1)

About

History

Sechenov University is the first and the oldest medical school in Russia tracing its history from the medical faculty of Moscow Imperial University founded in 1758. The history of Sechenov University is tightly connected with the history of medical education and healthcare in Russia. 

Education

Sechenov University is the oldest Russian medical educational institution providing training in full range of specialties related to medicine and healthcare. "School - University - Clinic" model of medical education provides an effective, self-regulating system of continuous education and professional continuum in healthcare.

Research

The scientific core of Sechenov University is its Research Center (RC) which combines all the scientific departments of the University. 

Institutes of Sechenov University:

  • Institute of Medical Parasitology and Tropical Medicine
  • Institute of Public Health and Healthcare Management
  • Institute of Medical Sociology, Healthcare Economics and Medical Insurance
  • Institute of Pharmacy
  • Institute of Uronephrology and Reproductive Health

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2019
1001
2018
1001
2017
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World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.

Services

Student services

The International Department is responsible for development and implementation of a proper strategic plan of Sechenov University's international promotion providing a favorable ground for strengthening the University’s international collaborations and global profile. 

Library services

Nowadays the Sechenov University's Central Scientific Library has at its disposal a unique collection of scientific publications in medicine and healthcare and one of the Russia’s best Centers of Library Information Technologies Development and Introduction. It contains more than 3 million items of Russian and foreign medical books and journals.

Student Life

Campus life

Clinical campus of Sechenov University was established in 1897. It was considered as 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% high-tech surgeries (Da Vinci robotic surgeries)    

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

Sports facilities

Supporting an idea of preventive healthcare Sechenov University has its own stadium named Burevestnik at the disposal of students and staff members of the University. It is located in immediate proximity to the academic buildings and hospitals and comprises a football field, two track-and-field sectors, four tennis courts and a tennis wall, as well as artificial playground, gym, halls for sports classes, changing rooms, shower cabins, etc.

Student Reviews

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