First Moscow State University

Russia

Public

First Moscow State University

Moscow, Russia

Public

Rolling Admissions

Intakes

8:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

Rolling Admissions

Intakes

8:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

History, Affiliations and Rankings

Established in 1755, First Moscow State Medical University was previously known as the Imperial Moscow University, which further changed its name to Moscow State University in 1917. University named Ivan Sechenov, a research graduate of Moscow Imperial, who was also the "father of Russian physiology." The university became independent in 1930 and gained full university status in 2010. The institution recently celebrated its 260th anniversary in 2018. The First Moscow State Medical University has active affiliations with the international professional organizations, unions, associations World Health Organization, International Association of Universities, Eurasian Association of Universities, World Federation for Medical Education, Association of University Programs for Population Health Management, European Health Management Association and others. First Moscow State Medical University has a subject ranking of #451 – 500 in QS World Ranking, ranks #115 in BRICS Ranking, and ranks #154 in EECA University Rankings.

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

First Moscow State Medical State University provides bachelor's and master's programs that are taught in English and Russian in all fields of medicine, biology, and biotechnology, including undergraduate degrees, postgraduate degrees, clinical residency degrees, specialist programs, Doctoral programs, and CME programs. The university offers a scientific library that has a unique collection of scientific publications in medicine and healthcare. The First Moscow State Medical University has low tuition fees and offers great infrastructure. It is usually quite easy for new students to adapt and get accustomed to new places and cultures of Russia, as there are many International Students in the First Moscow State Medical University from numerous nations. Also, the staff of this university is really friendly and caring.

Accomplishments and Alumni 

The First Moscow State Medical University has been Accredited and Recognized by the National Medical Commission (NMC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the Ministry of Education, Azerbaijan. The notable alumni of the institute are Pyotr Gannushkin, a Russian psychiatrist that developed one of the first theories of psychopathy's (today known as personality disorders), Nikolay Pirogov, Russian scientist, medical doctor, inventor, pedagogue, and member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (1847), considered to be the founder of field surgery and was one of the first surgeons in Europe to use ether as an anesthetic and Ivan Sechenov, Russian neurophysiologist; honorary member of Russian Academy of Sciences; Moscow Medical Academy, and Institute of Evolutionary Physiology and Biochemistry were named after him.

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

First Moscow State Medical University values diversity in all its dimensions. The College has more than 19,000 student enrolments out of which about 3,500 are international students. There are students from around 90 countries all over the world at the university. The largest number of international students are from Malaysia, China, Azerbaijan, Iran, India, Namibia, South Africa, and others. The male to female ratio is 50:50 at First Moscow State Medical University making it a fairly gender-balanced university. Some of the leading recruiters at this institute are Miramedix, Max, KYCnet, Paras Healthcare, and others.

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QS

Quacquarelli Symonds (Q.S.) is a corporation based in the United Kingdom that specialises in the analysis of higher education institutions worldwide. Nunzio Quacquarelli launched the company in 1990. It publishes the Q.S. World University Rankings every year. The Q.S. rating, which is considered one of the three most widely read university rankings globally, is approved by the International Ranking Expert Group (IREG). The institution uses six metrics, namely Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty/Student Ratio, Citations per faculty, International Faculty Ratio and International Student Ratio, that effectively capture university performance. It also publishes rankings in Young universities, Graduate Employability, and Subject Rankings. Q.S. provides an auditing service to universities, which offers information on the institution's strengths and shortcomings. The Q.S. Stars audit procedure rates universities based on over 50 different indicators.

THE

The Times Higher Education, originally The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a British magazine that focuses on higher education news and topics. It annually publishes The Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It has received worldwide acclaim for its new and improved rating algorithm. Since 2004, it has provided students and their families, academics, university executives, governments, and businesses with reliable university performance data. The performance indicators are grouped into five areas: Teaching (the learning environment); Research (volume, income and reputation); Citations (research influence); International outlook (staff, students and research); and Industry income (knowledge transfer). It also produces subject rankings and rankings for Young Universities, Impact, Reputation, And Emerging Economies.

Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper that first appeared in 1821 as The Manchester Guardian and was renamed The Guardian in 1959. The Guardian University Guide is published once a year. The goal of the University Guide is to show how each university's department is likely to provide an overall beneficial experience to future students, and to do so; they look at how previous students in the department fared. A league table was created using nine performance criteria for 54 disciplines spanning all stages of the student life cycle. Entry standards, Student-staff ratios, Expenditure per student, Continuation, Student satisfaction, Value Added, Standardisation, Subject Classification, and Career Prospects are the indicators utilised by the organisation.

USN

U.S. News & World Report is American news, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis publication. It began in 1948 as a merger of the weekly newspaper U.S. News and the worldwide weekly magazine World Report. The company's rankings of Best Global universities are well-known among the wider population and significantly impact admission trends. The inaugural "America's Best Colleges" report was released by the U.S. News & World Report in 1983. Since 1985, the rankings have been produced and published annually. The magazine U.S. News & World Report rankings are based on data collected from educational institutions through an annual survey, government and third-party data sources, and school websites. It also takes into account outside opinion polls of university faculty and administrators.

Rankings

451–500

Global Ranking

QS-2022

983

Global Ranking

USN-2022

451–500

Global Ranking

QS-2022

983

Global Ranking

USN-2022

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FAQs

Approximately 800 Indian students are at First Moscow State Medical University.
Approximately 800 Indian students are at First Moscow State Medical University.
For accommodation, students need to send their applications to admissionsechenov@gmail.com
For accommodation, students need to send their applications to admissionsechenov@gmail.com
Yes, Students can get a transfer at First Moscow State Medical University during the first year of their program.
Yes, Students can get a transfer at First Moscow State Medical University during the first year of their program.
There is a precise list of documents with strict requirements which includes your passport with a notarized translation into Russian, legalized education certificates with a notarized translation into Russian, certificates confirming recognition of your previous education, medical certificates, photos.
There is a precise list of documents with strict requirements which includes your passport with a notarized translation into Russian, legalized education certificates with a notarized translation into Russian, certificates confirming recognition of your previous education, medical certificates, photos.
The University offers visa invitations for admitted students. A type of invitation and its timeframes depend on your citizenship and the country you are coming from. It may also take more than a month.
The University offers visa invitations for admitted students. A type of invitation and its timeframes depend on your citizenship and the country you are coming from. It may also take more than a month.

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