Top 3 reasons to study here

  • Expert centre for medicine and health sciences in Russia.
  • Widest range of educational programmes in medicine and health sciences in Russia.
  • Leading national centre for medical staff training and skills upgrading.



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.

Having passed the path of glory Sechenov University enriched national and world science with many distinguished scientists and significant discoveries, and brought up thousands of physicians devoted to their work.


Higher education programs of all existing levels are implemented at the Sechenov University: from undergraduate, specialist and master programs to clinical residency programs and CME.

All proprietary courses are catered by the University's licensed faculty (about 90% of lecturers have postgraduate degrees) at up-to-date training facilities, including teaching hospitals and pharmaceutical labs.


Main areas of research – Molecular Medicine, Personalized Medicine, Regenerative Medicine,  Pharmacy, Translational Medicine. 

The diversity of interests in the University provides a breadth of research expertise. Currently Sechenov University provides a central focus for research and education to advance knowledge in increasingly important areas of healthcare and attempts to create opportunities for young enthusiastic researchers to rise and develop their ideas.

Research activities of the Sechenov University are split into 37 basic directions which are defined by the innovative and socially significant priorities.

Master's Programmes

Medicine & Health (1)

University Ranking

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Housing services

Accommodation is arranged on a sharing basis (2-4 in a room) in three hostels. All apartments are well-equipped with all basic conveniences.  

Library services

The Central Scientific Medical Library dates back to 1919 when the first small sets of books were received. Over the years has evolved into the one of the biggest European centers of scientific medical data. 

Nowadays the 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.

Student Life

Campus life

The University has its own Clinical Campus, Central Scientific Medical Library, Clinical Simulation Center, Museum of the History of Medicine,  Botanic Garden and Stadium (multi-purpose sports complex with a swimming pool).

Sports facilities

Supporting an idea of preventive healthcare I.M. Sechenov First MSMU has its own stadium named Burevestnik (russian for Storm petrel) 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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