Kursk State Medical University is a Russia Government University of higher professional education and ministry on health and social medicine. Kursk State Medical University also known as Kursk State Medical Institute; KSMU; KurskGMU; KurskSMU; Kursk State Government Medical University. The university is listed in the WHO list of world medical schools and also in the International Medical education directory provided by FAIMER
Kursk State Medical University opened in 1935. The university is developing intensively and in 1994 it was granted university status. It is now a multidisciplinary medical university and a medical, educational and cultural center in the Central Black Earth and the Kursk region.
In 2004 by the decision of the independent public council “European quality” KSMU is listed in the top 100 universities in Russia.