Established in 1935, Kursk State Medical University is ranked as one of the top 10 best Russian Medical Universities. Among its many achievements, KSMU was the first University in Russia to offer students a full Medical training program in the English language.
Within the structure of KSMU we also have a Research Institute of Ecological Medicine as well as a consulting diagnostic policlinic and medical institute. To date KSMU has trained over 25,000 medical professionals across 14 faculties and 67 departments.
The staff body consists of 633 academic staff of which there are 333 Ph.D and 92 D.Sc academics serving our 6,400 students. The university boasts a well stocked library with a subscription of more than 500,000 journals, books and publications. The campus includes four teaching buildings as well as a five student halls of residence. Students also enjoy the recreational facilities onsite including three sports halls and a shooting range.
Type of institution : State Medical University.
Courses taught in English: All courses at the Pre-university course, Medical, Pharmaceutical and Stomatological (Dentistry) Faculties.
Academic system: 2 semesters per academic year.
Language of training : Russian, English.
Academic staff : 650 lecturers with 70 % holding PhD or equivalent 92 professors holding D.Sc
Class size : 6 to 12 students in one group (depending on the course).
Age limit: Minimum age is 16 years old and there is no maximum age limit; Mature applicants are welcome.
KSMU Intakes: I. Intakes: September 1st – January II. Intakes: February 7th – June.
Russian higher medical education has gained a remarkable reputation on the world stage due to high educational standards with advanced and sophisticated teaching methods and scientific approaches. A Medical Degree from KSMU is recognized by the World Health Organization (W.H.O), and General Medical Council (G.M.C) of major European countries, including Great Britain and France and other international medical boards.
Leading Russian medical universities occupy prominent positions in the international rating by the UNESCO and World Health Organization, including Kursk State Medical University. KSMU is also recognized by JPA Malaysia, MC Sri-Lanka and other countries.
Specialities: - “General Medicine”, “Pharmacy”, “Stomatology” and “Social work”
Established in 1991 the faculty of international students has trained more than 1,000 Doctors of Medicine, stomatologists (dentist) and pharmacists.
7 graduates of the faculty defended theses for the degree of Ph.D. Citizens from over 30 countries worldwide are currently studying at the University. Most graduates have successfully passed qualification examinations in their native countries and work in the chosen specialty. About 1,200 foreign students present in the university at any given time.
The training is carried out at 57 departments of the University. The faculty teaching staff of 650 teachers include 76 D.Sc. 298 Ph.D., 2 honoured scientists of the Russian Federation, honoured worker of higher school of the Russian Federation, more than 40 academicians and corresponding - members of the Russian and international academies. 10 honoured 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, professional and special disciplines.
The faculty graduates undergo clinical specialization in 36 specialties, internship course in 32 specialties, post-graduate course in 51 specialties. The sphere of the professional activity of the graduates is determined by the acquired specialty and includes public health, social protection, pharmacy, medical and biological sciences, medical education, economy of public health.
The graduates of the faculty working in different countries. Many of them have successfully passed the qualification examinations in the USA, Canada, Germany, Lebanon, Sri-Lanka and are currently working in clinics.
The graduates - Masters of Science in Pharmacy work in companies, they are engaged in production and realization of drugs and possess their own drugstores and are prosperous in this business.
Specialty – General Medicine
Qualification – Doctor of Medicine
Duration of the course – 6 years
The faculty was established in 1935. 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.
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 students with a world class education in and environment full of new opportunities and ideas which will help to shape your future. Learning new skills, meeting new and interesting people; making friends for life; these are all a normal part of the university experience and KSMU is no exception.
With over 5,500 students studying at KSMU (over 1,200 of which are international students) the campus is a bustling hive of activity and a real melting pot of multicultural cooperation. From sporting events, through to the arts, Kursk is a centre for innovation and culture like no other.
Our students are involved in a range of activities ranging from sports through to arts, social and other intellectual pursuits and enriching activities. Campus life at KSMU has something to offer everyone, no matter what your interest.
There are many ways in which you can meet new friends here at KSMU for example by joining one of the many vibrant student societies, or creating one of your own! Our large and diverse student community makes for a very interesting environment to socialise, learn new skills and meet new people!
You will also have the opportunity to visit local historic attractions for you to visit and explore with your new friends and learn more about Russian culture and history. You could spend hours at the local cafes, shops and museums or take a walk through one of the beautiful parks nearby.
Application and Visa :
The student can apply in any of one the following options:
Option 1 : Fill In the Online Application Form
Option 2 : Download the Application form given in the Downloads page
Print it, Fill it and send us a scanned copy by email firstname.lastname@example.org
1. Once we get your application we shall write back to you with questions , comments and
2. We submit Your Application to the admission committee for international students of
3. The University will give us the instruction as to accept the application or reject it.
4. If the University instructs to proceed with the admission of student we intimate you.
5. We do all the formalities and send you the acceptance letter from the University.
6. The students remits the tuition fee to the university account directly
7. Once the student transfers the tuition fee then he/she shall pay the processing fee to
our Malaysia account. [This shall be Intimated to you in the form of an Invoice]
8. Once the acceptance letter is given to the student the student has to submit his
9. Then the student applies for the visa in the nearest Embassy/ Consulate of Philippines
in your country.
11. The visa is issued and you notify us of the student’s date of journey.
12. The student travels to Philippines to the nearest airport to the University.
13. University officials and our officials shall be there in the airport to receive the student.
14. He/She is put in hostel of the university.
15. The next day the student pays the tuition fee to the international student department
and joins the course.
16. If the student has any problems, our officials are there 24 hours to help the student.