Rostov State Medical University

About University 

Rostov State Medical University is a higher education institution, the largest basic medical training, research activity, and treatment center in the city of Rostov-on-Don in southern Russia. Rostov State Medical University was established in 1915 as a medical faculty of a Warsaw-based Russian University. In 1925 medical faculty transformed into a medical school, and later into the Rostov State Medical Institute. In 1994 Rostov State Medical Institute was transformed into Rostov State Medical University. 

Nowadays the Rostov State Medical University operates 91 medical study departments, which employ over 800 prominent members of academic staff, including more than 130 doctors, professors, and 500 candidates in medical sciences. The teaching staff of the Institute is ready to assist their students with all questions concerning studying MBBS and research activities.

Currently, Rostov State Medical University has 6 medical study faculties with more than 7,000 students. Since 1925 32,000 prominent medical students have been trained by Rostov State Medical University. 

The University is also a research center that conducts research in the field of medical science. It provides training to specialists through a residency program along with internships abroad, and higher education and helps students to get their specialized degrees in the field of Medicine. The primary goal of the University is to provide high-quality professional medical education in clinical sciences based on the traditions of a high school education and using progressive scientific technologies.

The medical university is the best choice for medical aspirants to pursue MBBS in Russia, due to its quality medical education which is approved by the ministry of health and social medicine. Rostov State Medical University is among the top medical universities located in the city of Rostov-on-Don.


The university has gained recognition from some of the top medical international organizations including;

  • World Health Organization (WHO);
  • National Medical Commission (NMC);
  • Medical Council of Europe;
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC);
  • General Medical Council (GMC).

University provides world-class medical education with modern infrastructure and medical technologies. Rostov State Medical University has experienced staff that helps the students all the time. The medium of teaching at the University is English. Rostov State Medical University is approved by the WHO and NMC and has a partnership with many other world-class universities, thus enabling students to participate in student exchange programs.

Faculties and Courses

University provides studying process on the following faculties:

  • Faculty of General Medicine 
  • Faculty of Dentistry 
  • Faculty of Pediatrics  
  • Faculty of Pharmacy 
  • Faculty of Postgraduate and Continuous Education 
  • Faculty of Armed Force Medicine 

Every student covers a range of comprehensive courses: 

  • Medical Science 
  • Dental Surgery 
  • Physiotherapy 
  • Psychology 
  • Nursing 
  • Cardiology 
  • Pharmacy
  • Health Science 
  • Surgery 
  • Cellular and Molecular Medicine
  • Dental Sciences
  • Clinical Research
  • Health Informatics
  • Environmental Health Sciences
  • Neonatology
  • Endocrinology
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Renal Disorders
  • Social Pediatrics 
  • Digestive System
  • Adolescent Health
  • Fetus and Newborn Health     


Presently, Rostov State Medical University houses around 2,000 students in their 5 student hostels. The flat-type hostels come with attached toilets, bathrooms, and kitchens. Central heating and air-conditioning are also available, the rooms are fully furnished and allotted based on dual or triple sharing. The hostel accommodation is arranged separately for boys and girls. Students can find all necessary facilities in the hostel rooms from bedding, to cable TV and free Wi-Fi. All hostel residents have permanent access to common kitchens, laundry rooms, and reading rooms

Rostov is a beautiful city that boasts a lot of tradition and history. It is a major administrative, cultural, and educational hub that features one of the best transport systems in entire Russia. Students dormitories are situated near the city center, so all residents have the option of convenient transportation

About City 

Rostov-on-Don has a population of 1,100,000. It is the capital of southern Russia. It forms a natural gateway to the Caucasus and the Black Sea. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the city has become an increasingly important business center and administrative center. Glasgow has been twinned with Rostov since 1986. Recently Glasgow has hosted an increasing number of delegations from Rostov who came to the city seeking to exchange knowledge across a range of areas.

In modern times, Rostov-on-Don has experienced economic growth. Numerous start-up companies have established headquarters in the city, the median income is increasing, and the city is being transformed into a modern, industrial hub, and technology-rich hub. Rostov City’s mixed-use nature enables people to live near their places of work with easy access to all facilities, so reducing the need to travel. When they do need to get around, residents and visitors will be able to choose from a range of transport options, including light rapid transit systems, gondolas, and boats. 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.

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