I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University is the oldest and the largest national medical higher educational institution in the Russian Federation. For more than 250 years I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, has been playing the leading role in the development of medical science and training of medical and scientific personnel.
Today the academy is the biggest centre for training, certification and upgrading the medical personnel and pharmacists. Academic studies are closely integrated with fundamental and applied research, providing highly qualified medical care to the population and promoting the advances of medical science and pharmaceutics.
It has 20 buildings for studies, classrooms and lecture halls, a clinical center with 17 diverse clinics for 3000 patients, the research center, the main library, publishing section, a video-photo department, the laboratories, the botanical garden and several students hostels.
About 9000 students from Russia and foreign countries study annually at the Academy. They are trained in:
- International standards of education aimed at training highly-skilled professionals, able to work successfully in different countries of the world
- General Medicine (Russian and English medium)
- Pharmacy (Russian and French medium)
- Preventive Medicine
- Stomatology (Dentistry)
- Faculty for research and teaching staff training.
More than 2,500 academic staff members at 9 faculties with over 150 chairs provide training in 14 specialties for more than 14,000 students at graduate and more than 13,000 specialists at postgraduate level with full-time, part-time and evening attendance, as well as distant learning.
About 30 doctoral and 100 PhD theses are defended annually.
The I.M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy has with held considerable experience in the international students training. Over 2000 specialists across 87 countries has graduated from this university since 1949.