I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (IMSMSMU), Moscow Campus & Infrastructure

Moscow (Russian Federation) Estd : 1930 Approved by : Other Type : Public
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The Clinical Campus of I.M. Sechenov First MSMU was founded in 1987 and is recognized as one of the world’s best. It is not only an inimitable architectural center and a famous historical landmark, but also a unique center where future doctors study, physicians continue medical education, scientists carry out research, the most difficult patients receive specialized high-tech medical care.  Establishment of the Clinical Campus is a remarkable milestone of the Russian medicine and medical education. At the edge of the 19th century for the purpose of the University hospitals construction the State Duma allotted to the University a territory of 40 000 sq. fathom (about 85344 sq. m.) on Devichye Pole. First hospitals (Psychiatry, and Obstetrics and Gynecology) were built from merchants’ donations. Later on within five next years the University obtained magnificent buildings of thirteen hospitals and two institutes. The Clinical Simulation Center of I.M. Sechenov First MSMU differs from similar facilities in terms of wider range of contingent (from citizens to qualified physicians), wider areas of training (general medicine, preventive medicine, internal diseases, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, anesthesiology and reanimatology, pediatrics, radiology, cardiology, urology, healthcare management, nursery, basics of the first aid, etc.), as well as the system approach to the evaluation of results. The Center totally counts about 50 educational modes of different specialization and duration. Some modes are a part of an obligatory program of simulative education in specific areas for interns and residents. Every single specialist has an opportunity of training within an individual mode. The Library numbers more than 3 million items (more than 1,5 million titles) of Russian and foreign medical books and journals, including scientific works, translations, theses, abstracts, deposit manuscripts, etc. Annually the Library is visited by up to 120,000 specialists from Russia, CIS and far-abroad countries at whose disposal there are 5000 m2 of archives, comfortable reading rooms with over 400 places and modern IT service for users. Annual circulation exceeds 400,000. The Museum of the History of Medicine was established in 1990. Since 2004 it is situated in the very center of the Clinical Campus in one of the most beautiful University’s buildings that was built in 1896. Before the revolution it was the home for the outpatient clinic named after V.A. Alekseeva. Since 1930 the building hosted the Rector’s Office. At the present time the Botanic Garden is located on the left bank of the Moscow-river, just opposite to the Borodinskaya panorama on the south bench sidehill and occupies the area of about 5 ha at the height of 167 meters above sea level that forms a higher thermal regime. Supporting an idea of preventive healthcare I.M. Sechenov First MSMU has its own stadium named Burevestnik (russian forStorm petrel) at the disposal of students and staff members of the University. It is located in immediate proximity to the academic buildings and hospitals and comprises a football field, two track-and-field sectors, four tennis courts and a tennis wall, as well as artificial playground, gym, halls for sports classes, changing rooms, shower cabins, etc.


  • Total Students 14000
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