Kazan State Medical University, Kazan, Russia

Kazan, Russia

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History, Affiliations & Rankings

Kazan State Medical University is not only one of Russia’s most prestigious Medical universities but it also happens to be the 3rd oldest MBBS university in the country. The remaining two oldest medical universities of Russia are situated in St.Petersburg and Moscow. Kazan State Medical University, Russia’s 3rd oldest MBBS university was established in the year 1814 and for more than 200+ years, the university has been the centre of attraction for young medical aspirants from the neighbouring region and world. Kazan State Medical University is a Government Funded MBBS university and is recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO). The university is also recognized by the Ministry of Healthcare & Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) (USA), listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools (AVICENNA Directory for Medicine) and recognized by leading medical councils like AMC, GMC, MCI etc. In the latest Times Higher Education Impact Ranking, Kazan State Medical University was ranked in the leading 200 universities for good health and well-being. In terms of overall rankings, the university is placed at 124th in Russia and 3358th in the world. 

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

Kazan State Medical University has a perfectly balanced familiarity with modernity and scientific advances in medicine and its students benefit immensely from a well-developed and fitted infrastructure of the university. The facilities offered at the university are of world-class quality that includes a hospital, auditorium, museum, library and different types of sports facilities including table tennis, basketball, gymnastics, football etc. 
The MBBS programme offered at Kazan State Medical University is not only recognized by prestigious medical bodies like the National Medical Commission (NMC) and WHO but is also one of the most affordable MBBS programmes offered in the whole of Russia. The duration of the MBBS programme of KSMU is 6 years that includes a 1-year mandatory internship programme. The affordable fee structure of the programme makes Kazan State Medical University one of the top MBBS universities in Russia. The medium of instruction for the locals is Russian and English is available for the international students. 

Accomplishments & Alumni

Kazan State Medical University is regarded as one of Russia’s top 10 medical universities due to its usage of modern medical equipment and intensive learning process. For over 200 years, the university has made some very important contributions to biological science and the transformation of fundamental research into clinical medicine. The alumni list of Kazan State Medical University is long and filled with names who have made some significant contributions to the public healthcare system of the country and world. The alumni list comprises names such as Farrakhov Ayyat (politician and public figure), Kondratyev Andrey (Head of the Executive Committee of "United Russia", Advisor to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan on public associations), Alexander Dmitrievich Tsaregorodtsev (editor-in-chief of the journal "Russian Bulletin of Perinatology and Pediatrics") and many more. 

Students Diversity & Employment Opportunities

Every year, more than 700 young medical aspirants belonging to more than 57 countries come to Kazan State Medical University to pursue their dream course - MBBS. Although a large group of MBBS students belong to remote and neighbouring regions of Russia, a significant number of them belong to different countries. More than 1500 staff members of Kazan State Medical University cater to approximately 5500 interns, clinical residents and medical students through 65 departments and 09 faculties. Both the students and faculty members of Kazan State Medical University are offered excellent opportunities to complete comprehensive clinical and research training in over 30 countries around the world. 

Study MBBS at Kazan State Medical University

The table below contains some important facts about the Kazan State Medical University and the MBBS programme it offers in the format of highlights:

Type of University


Year of Establishment


Course Name

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

Course Duration

06 years (1-year internship included)

Accredited By


Minimum Requirement for Admission

NEET score, 65% and above in Chemistry, Biology and English separately at the 10+2 level

Medium of Instruction

English and Russian

Tuition Fee*

USD 5000 yearly (INR 365792.50 per year)

Intake for MBBS Course


Seats for International Students


Size of Campus (in acres)


Hostel+Food Expense*

USD 300 yearly (INR 21948.15 per year)

Faculty/Student Ratio


University Rankings

Country - 124

World - 3358

*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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    • Duration

      6 Year

      Tuition Fee

      INR 4,07,400

Campus Location

Kazan State Medical University

Russia, Kazan

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