Sechenov University, Russia for International Student
Sechenov University is the largest research medical school in Russia. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses taught in English and Russian in all areas of medicine, biology and biotechnology, including bachelor’s degrees, specialist degrees, master’s programs, clinical residency programs, PhD programs and CME courses.
Research is carried out across seven research institutes:
- Molecular Medicine
- Personalized Medicine
- Regenerative Medicine
- Translational Medicine
- Health Management
Spread out across 360,000 square meters, Sechenov University offers world-class facilities, including:
- One of the largest university hospitals, with over 3,500 beds
- Botanical gardens
- Seven radiology units
- 16 inter-clinical diagnostic and treatment facilities
- Simulation center with a virtual hospital
- Center for surgical skills
- University teaching pharmacy
- Stadium with a swimming pool, indoor and outdoor sport facilities
- Volunteering center
- Multimedia complex
- Student research laboratories
Of Sechenov University’s 139 buildings, 49 are teach and medical facilities.
Sechenov University is based in the heart of Moscow. The Russian capital is a major political, economic, and cultural center with good transport links. Sechenov University is on Bolshaya Pirogovskaya street, within walking distance of Moscow’s biggest attractions and sights.
Sechenov University offers a very cosmopolitan student experience, with 85 nationalities represented on campus and 15 percent of international students across all levels. All courses are available in English, but international students have the option of taking up a three-year Russian language course.
Students are encouraged to join societies as well as cultural and sporting events. The university has student theaters and a stadium with a football pitch, a running track, swimming pool and tennis, badminton and volleyball courts. Sechenov University also regularly invites Nobel Prize laureates in the fields of physiology, medicine and chemistry to give lectures.
To apply, applicants must register with photocopies of their passports and secondary school diplomas and sit entry examinations. International students should apply for a Russian visa as soon as they receive an offer of admissions.
Sechenov University prepares domestic and international students for careers in the medical service in Russia and beyond through a range of specialized bachelor’s degrees, master’s programs, specialist degrees, clinical residency and PhDs in areas including:
- Public healthcare
- Medical biophysics
Sechenov University offers 12 bachelor’s degrees fully taught in Russian or English, including:
- General medicine
- Medical Biochemistry
- Clinical Psychology
- Preventive medicine
- Medical Biotechnology
To be eligible for undergraduate study at Sechenov University, applicants should have completed secondary school education and pass the entrance exams in chemistry and biology.
Tuition fees at undergraduate level vary depending on the subject and are between RUB 480,000-530,000 (US$8,420-9,300) per year.
Post- Graduate Program
At postgraduate level, Sechenov University offers 70 postgraduate degrees, including three-year clinical residency programs, four-year PhD courses, and one-year internships, fully taught in Russian or English. Available topics include:
- Family medicine
- Orthopedic dentistry
To be eligible for postgraduate study, students must have notarized Russian translations of their diplomas, transcripts, passports, as well as their CV, a teacher reference, 12 matte-passport sized photos and an HIV-negative test.
Postgraduate tuition fees range depending on the degree level and subject and go up to RUB 320,000 (US$5,600) a year.
To apply, register online with a photocopy of your passport and secondary school diploma. International students should apply for a visa, once they receive an offer of admissions.