Kazan State Medical University

About University 

Kazan State Medical University was founded in 1814. Kazan State Medical University is located in Kazan, which is the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia. University is a multi-functional state medical educational establishment that meets the needs of society and the individual in higher medical education for the development of healthcare sciences, and scientific medical knowledge

Kazan State Medical University is the leading and oldest Medical University in its region. University specializes in 8 different fields of medical science both in Russian and English mediums of instruction. Besides Russian national students, 2,400 young people from other countries are studying at Kazan State Medical University which includes 500 Indian students, 300 international students from African continents, 500 Arab students, and 1,100 students from South America and European countries who study MBBS in Russia.

The teaching process at Kazan State Medical University is conducted in 71 medical study departments where 900 full-time highly qualified teachers, doctors, and professors perform their teaching activities. The structure of Kazan State Medical University consists of 7 educational buildings, 20 city hospitals, 5 university clinics, 8 polyclinics, 4 research centers, 12 medical laboratories, 3 university museums, 2 university libraries, a cultural center, a sports complex, 4 cafeteria, 7 auditorium, and 8 student dormitories for international students.

Kazan State Medical University ranks 1st in the north and north-eastern region of Russia and 6th among all Russian Medical Universities. The research work and scientific method of teaching at Kazan State Medical University is well known and recognized everywhere. Higher degrees in Medicine from Kazan State Medical University are acceptable worldwide and open to their holders a vast amount of opportunities in medicine.

Kazan State Medical University starts taking applications in June and accepts students till the end of September. For the preparatory course at Kazan State Medical University, students are accepted the whole year. The tuition fee at Kazan State Medical University is affordable but it varies from medical course to the medical course and the medium of instruction students choose.

Getting a medical education in Russia at Kazan State Medical University provides a student with the exceptional groundwork for their career in medicine. Having an MBBS degree from Kazan State Medical University gives you confidence in your bright future and unfathomable career opportunities in medicine.


KSMU is recognized by the World Health Organization. KSMU is the only university in Kazan recognized by ECFMG. KSMU is recognized by leading Medical Councils like the National Medical Commission of India, AMC, and GMC. The MBBS degrees obtained at Kazan State Medical University are recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and can be spotted in the World Directory of Medical Schools. It is also recognized by the Medical Council of India. Kazan State Medical University commenced English-medium courses in 1996 to give international students the ability to visit practical classes, have clinical residences, pass exams, and don`t worry about language. 

KSMU is the 3rd rank medical university among the top 10 list of Russian medical universities. The Kazan State Medical University’s country ranking is 124, which makes it one of the most popular study destinations in the Russian Federation and in neighboring countries to study MBBS abroad

Faculties and Courses

University provides studying processes at such faculties:

  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Pediatrics
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Preventive Medicine
  • Faculty of Medico-Biology
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Social Work and Higher Nursing Education
  • Faculty of Training and Retraining of Professionals

Every student will cover a range of comprehensive courses:

  • Medical Science 
  • Dental Surgery 
  • Physiotherapy 
  • Psychology 
  • Nursing 
  • Cardiology 
  • Pharmacy
  • Health Science 
  • Forensic Biology and Toxicology 
  • Genetics and Molecular Biology 
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Surgery 
  • Cellular and Molecular Medicine
  • Dental Sciences
  • Clinical Research
  • Health Informatics
  • Environmental Health Sciences
  • Public Health 
  • Ophthalmology
  • Radiotherapy Technology 
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Traumatics and Orthopaedics
  • Urology
  • Pulmonology
  • Phtysiopulmonology
  • Dermatovenerology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Social Medicine and Management in Public Health
  • Endocrinology


Kazan State Medical University provides students with 6 renovated student hostels. Students are provided different kinds of rooms, different in size and amenities as per their needs. As per regulation, two to three students can share the room. International students may live in the student apartments or get an apartment or room arranged for them by the University as per their choice. Off-campus apartment rent amounts depend on the location, size, and condition of the apartment. The apartments offered for rent are furnished and supplied with furniture and basic household appliances (refrigerator, TV, telephone).

All the rooms are well-ventilated, comfortable, fully furnished, and centrally heated. The rooms are provided with Internet access, TV, and telephone. Facilities for students are arranged on sharing basis, such as common bathrooms and common kitchens. There are also common areas for students where they can socialize. All the hostels are under the protection of the police 24/7, so every student can feel safe and comfortable. 

About City 

Kazan is a city with a thousand-year history and Tatar culture and is the capital of one of the most advanced and hospitable regions of Russia – the Republic of Tatarstan. Tatarstan is traditionally ranked one of the progressive regions of the Russian Federation and is well-known outside Russia. The region is rich in natural resources. In the economic structure, the industry has the largest share (including mining, manufacturing, mechanical engineering, and metalworking). IT industry is an important area of development in the region.

Kazan embodies the synthesis of European and Asian cultures, Christianity, and Islam. For many centuries, representatives of different religions and more than 115 nationalities have lived here in an atmosphere of peace and harmony, mutual support, and tolerance. The two most numerous among them are the Russians and Tatars. 

Over 200,000 international students from 125 countries study in Kazan. Some of the largest higher education institutions in Russia are situated here as well. Kazan leads in terms of investments and construction and it is one of the largest economic, scientific, educational, and cultural centers in the country. IT-park and Idea, Russia’s largest technology parks, operate here, and not far from the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan is Innopolis, a whole high-tech city. The city is full of attractions for young people and international students such as modern museums, Indian restaurants, Asian restaurants, Russian restaurants, food stores, art galleries, cinemas, and recreation areas.

Medical Faculty University of Kazan (1814)
Kazan Medical Institute (1930)
Kazan Dental Institute (1936)
Kazan State Medical University (1994)