Kursk State Medical University, Established in 1935. The university is developing intensively, In 1984 the Kursk State Medical Institute became a higher medical institution of the first category, in 1985 it was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labour, and in 1994 the Institute was given the status of a University.. He is now a multidisciplinary medical university and a medical, educational and cultural center in the Central Black Earth and the Kursk region.
KSMU was the first university in Russia to offer full medical degree training in English. Under English medium KSMU has the right to train specialists on the spheres of pre-diploma (pre-medicine/course), diploma (M.D/undergraduate) and post-diploma (post-graduate) education. Since then more than 20,000 physicians have been trained by and graduated from the faculty. Among the faculty graduates of all years there are 120 D.Sc. and more than 650 Ph.D. Many graduates have established new schools and original scientific trends. These are academicians of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences V.N. Nikolaeva-Menshikova, V.S. Ryabtsev, Yu.K. Skripkin, V.G. Gostishev, corresponding –members of RAMS A.F. Bykovsky, V.L. Guryev, O.K. Skobelkin, G.Ye. Ostroverkhov.
In 2004, the decision of the independent public council "European quality" university ranked among the hundred best universities in Russia. Changing the organizational structure and facilities of the University. Today the university: library with literature, more than 500 thousand copies, Institute of EM consultative - diagnostic clinic, medical school, three educational buildings, completed construction of a fourth dental corps, five dormitories, three gymnasiums, an archery range, dining room, Kursk State Medical University cafe and Buffets in educational buildings and dormitories. The University has a license from the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation to conduct educational activities. Postgraduate education is realized in the internship, residency, the graduate school. Provide training to 4 specialties doctorate. The training is provided at 49 departments of the University. The faculty teaching staff of 400 teachers include 70 D.Sc. 275 Ph.D., 2 honored scientists of the Russian Federation, honored worker of higher school of the Russian Federation, more than 35 academicians and corresponding - members of the Russian and international academies. 10 honored physicians of the Russian Federation work at the departments of the clinical profile, actually all the teachers have the higher or the first medical category.
The curriculum consists of 5 blocks of disciplines: humanities and socio-economic sciences, natural sciences, medico-biological, medico-preventive and clinical disciplines.
Medical faculty graduates take further clinical specialization course in 35 specialties, internship course in 28 specialties, post-graduate course in 47 specialties. The sphere of the professional activity of the graduates is determined by the acquired specialty and includes public health, social protection, medical and biological sciences, medical education, medical service in military structures, economy of public health.
KSMU provides enough places in the hostels for all international students with comfortable living condition and affordable annual fee. Out of 6 (six) blocks of students hostel, 3 (three) modern hostels available for international students are very close to the University (about 5 to 10 minutes walking distance). All hostels are supplied with cold and hot water and central heating system, each room contains beds, a desk, chairs and storage space.
2 sitters room ( one room shared by 2 students)
3 sitters room (one room shared by 3 students)
Of course students are free to choose either to live in the hostel or outdoors. There are many apartments available in Kursk region in affordable price. More than 20% of the international students live outdoors.
Due to the large number of international students in KSMU, a special rooms for the international students was arrange in other hostels colleges in the city that it’s close to KSMU with the same comfort and rules and safety of KSMU.
Qualification – Doctor of Medicine
Duration of the course – 6 years