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First Moscow State Medical University named after I.M. Sechenova

Address: Bolshaya Pirogovskaya St., 19s1, Moscow, 119146

Description First Moscow State Medical University named after I.M. Sechenova

  • Established: 1758
  • Location: Moscow, Russia
  • Language of instruction: Russian
  • Number of students: 17,000
  • Type of study: state university.

At Moscow State Medical University. THEM. Sechenova is studying more than 17 thousand students from Russia and from abroad. The university accommodates 120 departments, which employ more than 2000 teachers, more than 85% of specialists have academic degrees and medical practice.

On the basis of the university there are 9 clinics, 1 sanatorium, in which the development of researchers and graduates of Sechenov University is applied - the technical, personnel potential of the university and the clinic complement each other. Students get acquainted with cases of medical practice, with the work of experienced specialists.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in First Moscow State Medical University named after I.M. Sechenova

Program name

Pre-university education

  • Training in Sechenovskoye Pre-University for an additional comprehensive educational program for early vocational guidance and medical training for students of schools "Step into medicine"
  • Preparation for entering the Sechenovsky Preuniversity for students of 9th grade (in subjects: Russian, mathematics, chemistry, biology)
  • Preparation for entering the Sechenovsky Preuniversity for students of 9th grade (for one of the subjects of choice: Russian, mathematics, chemistry, biology)
  • Intensive preparation for entering the Sechenovsky Preuniversity for students of 9th grade. (for one of the subjects of choice: Russian, mathematics, chemistry, biology)
  • Preparation for the exam (in one of the subjects of choice: Russian, mathematics, chemistry, biology)
  • Preparation for the exam (in one of the subjects of choice: Russian, mathematics, chemistry, biology) (intensive)
  • Preparation for the Olympics (in one of the subjects of choice: Russian, mathematics, chemistry, biology)
  • Foreign language courses
  • Courses "Individual project - preparation and implementation."

Secondary vocational education

  • Laboratory diagnostics
  • Dentistry Orthopedic
  • Health Prevention
  • Pharmacy
  • Nursing.


  • Mechanics and Mathematical Modeling
  • Biotechnology
  • Materials Science and Materials Technology
  • Information Systems and Technologies
  • Nanomaterials
  • Intelligent Humanitarian Systems
  • Management.


  • Bioengineering and Bioinformatics
  • Medical business
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacy.


  • Management: Healthcare Management
  • Biotechnology: Medical Biotechnology, Development of immunobiological preparations
  • Linguistics: Foreign Language and Intercultural Professional Communication, Psycholinguistics of Intercultural Communication
  • Biology: Molecular Biology
  • Public Health: Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases and Health Promotion, Business Administration in Health Care, Personalized Health Promotion and Active Longevity, Nursing Management
  • Social Work: Clinical Social Work and Social Rehabilitation
  • Economics: Health Economics
  • Special (defectological) education: Speech therapy
  • Sociology: Sociology of Medicine
  • Mechanics and Mathematical Modeling: Mechanics and Mathematical Modeling in Biomedicine
  • Information systems and technologies: Information systems and technologies in medicine, Computer modeling in pharmacology
  • Industrial pharmacy. Quality Assurance of Medicines
  • Nanomaterials. Nanomaterials in Biomedicine
  • Materials Science and Materials Technology: Biomaterials
  • Intelligent systems in the humanitarian environment: Visual and data mining in the analysis of medical and sociological information.


  • Transfusiology
  • Pharmaceutical chemistry and pharmacognosy
  • Pharmacy Management and Economics
  • Forensic-medical examination
  • Surgical Dentistry
  • Radiotherapy
  • Radiology
  • Pulmonology
  • Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatry-addiction
  • Psychiatry
  • Plastic surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Pathological anatomy
  • Ophthalmology
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Osteopathy
  • Orthodontics
  • Health Organization and Public Health
  • Oncology
  • General medical practice
  • General hygiene
  • Nephrology
  • Neonatology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurology
  • Medical and social expertise
  • Physiotherapy and sports medicine
  • Physiotherapy and sports medicine
  • Coloproctology
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Diving medicine
  • Therapy
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Traumatology and orthopedics
  • Transfusiology
  • Ultrasound diagnostics
  • Urology
  • Physiotherapy
  • Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics
  • Cardiology
  • Infectious diseases
  • Phthisiology
  • Functional diagnostics
  • Surgery
  • Endocrinology
  • Endoscopy
  • Epidemiology
  • Dietology
  • Children's surgery.

Graduate school

  • Chemical sciences
  • Fundamental medicine
  • Clinical medicine
  • Psychological sciences
  • Pharmacy
  • Health Prevention
  • Historical Sciences and Archeology
  • Education and pedagogical sciences
  • Biological sciences.

Doctoral studies

Further professional education

Accommodation, housing and food

The first Moscow State Medical University has five dormitories equipped with facilities for people with disabilities. In total, residences offer 2,600 beds, of which 65 are for people with special needs.

Dormitory Addresses:

  1. Moscow, st. Malaya Pirogovskaya, d.16 (metro station “Sportivnaya”);
  2. Moscow, Ochakovo, st. Ozernaya, d.2 (metro station "Ozernaya");
  3. Moscow, st. 11th Parkovaya, house 5 (metro station “Pervomayskaya”);
  4. Moscow, st. 11th Parkovaya, d. 7 (metro station “Pervomayskaya”);
  5. Moscow, st. Azov, d. 15 (metro station "Kakhovskaya").

Events First Moscow State Medical University named after I.M. Sechenova

The university attracts students to participate in a diverse social program, to participate in large-scale youth events:

  • Dedication to students
  • Tatyana’s Day - “Pies on Pirogovskaya”
  • Amateur Art Festival "Spring on Pirogovskaya"
  • Youth ball
  • Student Theater "On Pirogovka"
  • "Mr. and Miss Sport Sechenovskogo University"
  • The annual open tournament according to the rules of "Ashihara-karate"
  • Inter-faculty games of KVN
  • University sports days, sports holidays.


  • University named after Sechenova creates an online learning platform: the university is developing distance learning cases, electronic technologies, online libraries, reading rooms. This project will allow practitioners in the medical field to receive education online, quickly find the necessary courses and programs.
  • The first MGMU is a computerized platform that has unique multimedia equipment for conducting lectures of various formats, broadcasting operations, and virtual practical and laboratory exercises.
  • The fund of scientific works, research, modern materials on medicine has become the basis for the largest in Russia Federal Electronic Medical Library.
  • The educational institution created the Мentor Medicalus - a training virtual environment for training skills, practicing medical manipulations on simulators and simulators.
  • The university offers comprehensive education from the level of senior high school to professional retraining and advanced training. For Russian and foreign students, the educational institution offers a variety of undergraduate, graduate, and residency programs in the areas of: biotechnology, social work, management, public health, medical care, dentistry, medical and preventive care, pharmacy, pediatrics, bioengineering and bioinformatics, clinical psychology. The university implements additional educational programs of professional education: MBA, translator of the sphere of professional communication, teacher of higher education.

Equipment First Moscow State Medical University named after I.M. Sechenova

  • The Federal Electronic Medical Library is part of a unified state information system on medicine and healthcare, which operates as a reference system. FEMB allows students to use funds, read books, visit the reading room, receive books on a subscription basis. It operates online catalogs, online gallery.
  • Sports events are held on the basis of the special complex "Petrel".
  • Pupils visit cafeterias, cafes located on the territory of the university. Own and rented premises allows organizing meals for 1140 students. On the territory of the university there are additionally several food outlets that allow organizing lunches for more than 900 people.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The first semester begins in September and ends in January, the second begins in February and ends in June.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Applicants for the First MSMU submit an application for admission with the application of the necessary documents (undergraduate or specialty programs):

  • Documents on completion of secondary general / vocational education, higher education.
  • The results of the unified state exam / entrance examinations.

Additional benefits upon admission:

  • Certificate of secondary education with honors or certificate of secondary (complete) general education for those awarded with a gold / silver medal
  • Diploma of secondary vocational education with honors
  • Winner or winner of the Moscow annual scientific-practical conference of schoolchildren “Start in medicine” or “Engineers of the future” in 2019 or 2020
  • Winner or prize winner of the All-Russian Sechenov Olympiad
  • Winner or winner of the regional stage of the All-Russian Olympiad for schoolchildren in chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics, Russian language or history
  • The result of the pre-professional exam in the medical / engineering class is from 85 to 100 points
  • The result of the pre-professional exam in the medical / engineering class is from 70 to 84 points
  • The status of the winner of the championship on professional excellence among disabled people, persons with disabilities "Abilimpiks".

Admission of applicants with Russian citizenship:

  • The beginning of reception of documents - June
  • The deadline for accepting documents is July.

When accepting foreign citizens:

  • The beginning of reception of documents - April
  • The deadline for accepting documents is September.

Scholarships First Moscow State Medical University named after I.M. Sechenova

As a measure of social support and stimulation of education, students are given the right to receive scholarships, material assistance and other cash payments provided for by the legislation on education:

  • State Academic Scholarship
  • Enhanced State Academic Scholarship
  • State social scholarship
  • Increased State Social Scholarship
  • Scholarship of the President of the Russian Federation
  • Scholarship of the Government of the Russian Federation
  • Name scholarships (including a scholarship from the Moscow Government)
  • One-time financial support
  • Scholarships for students appointed by legal entities or individuals, including those who sent them to study
  • Scholarships to students of preparatory departments in cases stipulated by federal law
  • Student Grant Support
  • Additional scholarships to students who have entered into a training contract for a military training program at a military training center at the University.

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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