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 in 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 vision to become an internationally-recognized comprehensive academic research platform by 2020. It will integrate the world 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 strong holds the training of professionals who will be able to work effectively in the changing environment for becoming the leaders and to respond 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 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.
The 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% of high-tech surgeries (Da Vinci robotic surgeries)
In-patient departments of University Hospital provide multi-speciality 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.
Faculty of General Medicine (MBBS)
Faculty of Dentistry
Faculty of Pharmacy