Kursk State Medical University

KSMU was the first Russian university to offer full medical courses in English with TWO intakes per year (February /September)


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Established in 1935, Kursk State Medical University is ranked as one of the top 10 best Russian Medical Universities. Among its many achievements, KSMU was the first University in Russia to offer students a full Medical training program in the English language.

All courses at the Pre-university and Medical program are taught in English with 2 semesters per academic year. Interested students can contact us for intake details and mature applicants are always welcomed as there is no maximum age limit.

Russian higher medical education has gained a remarkable reputation on the world stage due to high educational standards with advanced and sophisticated teaching methods and scientific approaches. A Medical Degree from KSMU is recognized by the World Health Organization (W.H.O), and General Medical Council (G.M.C) of major European countries, including Great Britain and France and other international medical boards. The university also occupies prominent positions in the international rating by the UNESCO and World Health Organization.


  • Library with a subscription of more than 500,000 journals, books and publications.
  • Four teaching buildings
  • Five student halls of residence
  •  Three sports halls
  •  A shooting range


  •  Research Institute of Ecological Medicine
  • Consulting diagnostic policlinic
  • Medical institute
  • 25,000 medical professionals across 14 faculties and 67 departments