Mari State University, Yoshkar-Ola, Russia

Yoshkar-Ola, Russia

  • 1972

  • 2000+

    International Students
  • 1

    No. of Programs
  • NO

  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation


History, Affiliations & Rankings

Mari State University (MarSU) was founded in 1971 on approval by the Minister of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education of the RSFSR and became one of the youngest classical universities to be formed in Russia. MarSU is a large educational and scientific centre of the Republic of Mari El and the Volga Federal District. In 1985 - 1998, the Mari University acquired the main features of the established classical university and was headed by Doctor of Chemical Sciences, Professor V.P. Ivshin. Since then MarSU has seen immense development to form a large republican and regional educational, scientific and cultural centre and trains thousands of students in the field of science and technology. 

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

Mari State University (MarSU) is located at Yoshkar-Ola, Mari El Republic, Russia and is a world recognised centre of education, science and culture. The university houses 9 faculties, 6 institutes and 55 departments to offer courses in 104 areas of training and specialities in the fields of medicine, economics and management, digital technologies, natural/ agricultural & humanitarian sciences, pedagogy, law, physics and mathematics, culture and art. The medical sciences courses at MarSU are offered under the Faculty of Medicine and Institute of Natural Sciences and Pharmacy. 

Accomplishments & Alumni 

Over the years, the team of MarSU have effortlessly worked to recognize talents and provide the best platform for education and research for students and researchers. Mari State University is the laureate of the All-Russian competition and winner of the gold medal. MarSU was also listed in the top 100 universities in Russia in 2009 and is also the holder of the certificate of conformity of the quality management system ISO 9001: 2008. Mari State University has produced thousands of intellectual elite in the society who can be around the world serving in different sectors. 

Student Diversity & Employment Opportunities

Mari State University currently has more than 9,000 students enrolled in various courses and all the teaching programmes are delivered by a highly professional team of 532 teachers, professors and researchers. The training and research programs at MarSU are also offered by a team of 66 doctors of sciences, 37 professors, 325 candidates of sciences and 227 associate professors. More than 2000 students at MarSU are international students from across 35 countries. Along with regular teaching, MarSU also trains more than 120 students in the preparatory department. Students who graduate from Mari State University have a bright future. Talented and degree holders of MarSU  find it easier to apply for jobs in different sectors based on their skills and calibres. Students who hold a medical degree from Mari State University (MarSU) are eligible to appear in screening tests in countries like India, the USA, UK to get a medical licence and practice in the respective country. 

Study MBBS at Mari State University

MBBS is one of the popular courses offered at Mari State University (MarSU) among various courses offered. MarSU is listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools (WDOMS) and is also recognised by the authorised body of India. The main highlights about  Mari State University (MarSU) and the MBBS course offered is given in the following table:

Type of University 


Year of Establishment 


Course Name



6 Years

Accredited By


Minimum Requirement for Admission

NEET score, Class 12th Passed with Biology as the main subject 

Medium of Instruction 


Tuition Fee* 

Rs.3.36 Lakhs per year 

Intake for MBBS Course


Seats for International Students 


Size of Campus (in acres)


Hostel + Food Expenses*

  Rs 21,950 per year 

Faculty/Student Ratio


University Rankings


*Note - Currency exchange rates change continually, which means the values given in INR in the table may change as per today's exchange rate.

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      Tuition Fee

      USD 5,500

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