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