Russian National Research Medical University


Russian National Research Medical University named after N.I.Pirogov (formerly the Russian State Medical University) is one of the oldest Russian medical schools, and one of the most prominent and respectful in the country and abroad. At present the University is a very prestigious establishment, which provides the best medical education.

The University was founded in 1906. Since its foundation RNRMU named after N.I. Pirogov has been a leader in developing medical science and medical education. Today, at the beginning of the third millennium, the University RNRMU is a large medical, scientific, research and educational center, noted for its extensive clinical and laboratory base and a brilliant teaching staff. This staff has a unique pedagogical experience in training students and postgraduates from all over the world and is always happy to pass on their knowledge and skills.

The University has broad international contacts in the field of education, medical science, health care and economic activities. The diploma of RNRMU named after N.I. Pirogov is recognized by many countries all over the world.


The specialization of the faculty for foreign students is general medicine. The duration of the full course of studies is 6 years. In the course of the first 3 years students are trained in English. The last 3 years presuppose partial training in English.

The University offers the preparatory course for foreign students where they study Russian, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.


After graduation from the University over 1000 students are annually trained in the internship, clinical studies and take the postgraduate course in a total of 51 branches of medicine.

At present over 1000 foreign citizens from more than 60 countries study at various departments of the University, including the Preparatory Course, Therapeutic (General Medicine), Pediatric, Medicobiologic, Dentists’ and other Faculties, as well as take Postgraduate Education Programmes (Clinical Internship, Clinical Residency, Postgraduate Courses).

The University has established especially close ties in the sphere of educational services with such countries as Malaysia, India, China, Vietnam, Nigeria, Cyprus, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan and others.

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