Russia is the largest country on the planet – spanning eleven time zones from West to East – and, with well over 140 million people, the 9th most populous country. Russia’s popularity among international students has grown over recent years. To say that as a foreign student in Russia you can expect an exciting time would be a severe understatement.
Russian education is known for its centuries-old history, classical traditions, strong scientific base and high level of training. The years of experience are closely linked to modern technology, comfortable campuses and innovative laboratories.
Kazan State Medical University (also known as KSMU) is a multi-functional and multi-level state institution for medical education. The University succeeds in developing biomedical and clinical sciences along with broadening scientific knowledge of medical science. Kazan State Medical University functions on the basis of self-governance and belongs to the system of higher education and scientific research of the Ministry of Health of Russia. In 1994, the University was granted a license by the State Committee of Russian Federation of Higher Education which issues the right to perform activities in the field of professional education. Kazan University focuses on training experts in different fields of medicine according to global requirements.
With 200 years of experience in medical training, KSMU can be truly called an international university. Numerous students from more than 57 countries around the world study here, with half of them in English medium. Moreover, the University has a large group of students from neighboring and remote regions of Russia. We are proud that Kazan Medical University is an attractive choice for students of all ages from different backgrounds, and that is why our priority is support and care for both local and international students.
The third oldest medical university in Russia after Moscow and Saint Petersburg;
The only university in Kazan which is recognized by the Ministry of Healthcare and Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation
The only medical university in Kazan recognized by the WHO and listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools (AVICENNA Directory for Medicine)
The only university in Kazan recognized by leading medical councils like AMC, GMC, MCI and others
The only university in Kazan recognized by ECFMG (USA)
The Samarkand State Medical University provides separate hostel facilities to all Indian students. Separate floors are provided for boys and girls, and each hostel has a male and female warden to assist the students. The hostel is well equipped with furnished rooms and filtered water systems. The air conditioning is centralized. Those who wish to cook their own food can use the kitchen, which includes a gas stove and refrigerator. Indian Mess is also available for those who do not. 3 times Indian meals per day are served to the students. The reading rooms are equipped with Wi-Fi and are available to students. TVs, washing machines, and other entertainment facilities can be found in the comfort zone of the hostel. There is a high level of security at the hostel, so students do not have to worry about their safety or well-being. There is 24-hour emergency medical care available at the hostel.
A huge playground and indoor sport complex is also situated within the hostel boundary. The university is at walking distance from the hostel premises.