First Moscow State Medical University


I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (1st MSMU) is the oldest and the largest national medical higher educational institution in the Russian Federation. For more than 250 years I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, previous name – I.M. Sechenov First Moscow Institute of Medicine (before 1990) and I.M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy (1990 to 2010) – has been playing the leading role in the development of medical science and training of medical and scientific personnel.

It has 20 buildings for studies, classrooms and lecture halls, a clinical center with 17 diverse clinics for 3000 patients, the research center, the main library, publishing section, a video-photo department, the laboratories, the botanical garden and several students’ hostels.

Foreign undergraduate education and foreign students faculty, continuous professional training, continuous disease-prevention education, pharmacist upgrading, health service management, academic education, and premedical education (as school-university and college-university complexes).About 9000 students from Russia and foreign countries study annually at the Academy.