About Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University

Russian National Research Medical University named after N.I. Pirogov or formerly known as Russian State Medical University (RSMU) is an educational institute located in Moscow, Russia. It is fully accredited and recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia and is currently under the authority of the Ministry of Health and Social Development of the Russian Federation. As one of the largest medical institution in Russia and Europe, currently more than 9200 people are enrolled in almost 115 different academic departments in this university.

More than 2000 professors are working in 115 departments offer lectures, seminars and practical laboratory sessions in the sciences in more than 250 courses. University has аn established network of the biggest Moscow state clinical hospitals which service hundreds of thousands people with various pathologies.

The RSMU is closely connected with practical health care. The University has its bases in 38 largest city hospitals, some dispensaries and maternity homes, among which is the Republican Children’s Clinical Hospital equipped with the modern medical facilities and a computer centre. In these hospitals the future doctors have their clinical practice under the supervision of experienced teachers.

You will have а unique opportunity to acquire hands-оn knowledge of how patients are diagnosed, treated, operated and how they recover. Active participation in design and carrying out of therapy strategies for real patients at clinics under guidance of senior professors is оnе of our distinctive competitive advantages.

RNRMU was included in the list of the best medical universities in Russia in the global ranking study QS World University Rankings 2019, calculated by the British consulting company “Quacquarelli Symods”. In November 2018, RNRMU was mentioned by the Times Higher Education (THE) publication in the list of the best universities in the world. Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University entered the list in the fields of “Life Science” and “Science of Medicine and Health”, where it took the leading position among 721 educational institutions.


Russian National Research Medical University named after N.I. Pirogov will provide you with optimal conditions for efficient studying at our University. There is а comfortable dormitory for our students, wonderful sport center, library which provides access to physical study materials and the Internet so you саn get all needed medical information online.

Hospitals in the city

There are plenty of hospitals in Moscow. The city has a huge amount of modern well-equipped medical institutions with twenty-first-century technologies and most talented doctors of the country.

The biggest of them are:

    • 1st City Hospital, Moscow‎;
    • 7th Tuberculosis Hospital, Moscow‎;
    • Alekseev Psychiatric hospital‎;
    • Bakhrushin Brothers hospital‎;
    • Boev Almshouse‎;
    • Botkin Hospital‎;
    • Burdenko Hospital‎;
    • City Hospital 11, Moscow‎;
    • Evangelical hospital in Moscow‎;
    • Golitsyn Hospital‎;
    • Hospital Chambers (Novodevichy Convent)‎;
    • I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University‎;
    • Khovrino Hospital‎;
    • Pirogov Medical and surgical Center‎;
    • Research Institute for children’s emergency surgery and Traumatology;
    • Russian oncological scientific center named after Nikolay Blokhin‎;
    • Saint Alexios Hospital, Moscow‎.


Therapeutic (medical) faculty was founded in 1906. It was Russian first Higher Medical educational establishment for women. Over the period of its existence more than 30 000 therapists were trained there.

As of today, the Therapeutic faculty is still the largest university faculty which houses 4630 students of university who specialize in the program «Clinical Therapy». As it was in previous years faculty departments are tightly connected with Moscow institutions for health treatment in practice such as big state clinical hospitals, maternity hospitals, outpatient-polyclinic establishments that form the clinical basis.

Russian National Research Medical University named after N.I. Pirogov trains highly qualified physicians on major spheres of medical activity: therapists, surgeons and others. The faculty consists of 40 departments that provide our graduates for high level in general theories, medico biological and clinical training.

In 1930 the one-of-a-kind maternity, baby-hood and Children’s Treatment Faculty was opened in RNRMU (now known as Pediatric Faculty). Starting from the very first day of the faculty formation, future pediatricians were trained according to high school regulations and practical health treatment demands. Departments of the pediatric faculty are tightly connected with Moscow Health Service establishment and possess hospital stock of more than 10 000 beds.

22 academicians and RAMS associates, as well as 20 academicians and associates of other academies, more than 130 doctors of medical sciences including 96 professors 53 of whom head the departments work at the departments and train students of the pediatric faculty. More than 400 lecturers have academic degrees of candidate of Medical Science, over 190 have a degree of an associate professor.

Over the period of pediatric faculty existence, there were 75 full-time and 37 evening courses of study, with over 25 000 pediatricians being trained.

Russian National Research Medical University named after N.I. Pirogov has opened the Dentistry faculty in 2008. RNRMU provides high standards of education for foreign students in the field of Dentistry with qualified specialists on the corresponding disciplines, modern equipment required for pedagogic procedures, enlarge library stock.

We are happy to offer you the following undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
The most popular undergraduate programs are mentioned below:

    • General Medicine;
    • Pediatrics;
    • Stomatology;
    • Pharmacy;
    • Medical Biochemistry;
    • Medical Biophysics;
    • Medical Cybernetics
    • Clinical Psychology;
    • Social Work;
    • Biology.

    • Chemical sciences;
    • Biological sciences;
    • Obstetrics and Gynaecology;
    • Anthropotomy;
    • Anesthesiology and critical care medicine;
    • Otorhinolaryngology;
    • Internal medicine;
    • Rehabilitation medicine;
    • Sports medicine;
    • Balneotherapy and physiotherapy;
    • Gastroenterology;
    • Hematology and hemotherapy;
    • Hygieology;
    • Ocular diseases;
    • Pediatric surgery;
    • Infectious diseases;
    • Cardiology;
    • Clinical immunology and allergology;
    • Clinical pathology;
    • Skin and venereal diseases;
    • Radiology;
    • Narcology;
    • Neuropathology;
    • Public health;
    • Oncology;
    • Pathoanatomy;
    • Physiopathology;
    • Pediatrics;
    • Psychiatry;
    • Pulmonology;
    • Rheumatology;
    • Cardiovascular surgery;
    • Forensics;
    • Toxicology;
    • Pharmacology and clinical pharmacology;
    • Endocrinology;
    • Dentistry;
    • Urinology;
    • Traumatology and orthopedics;
    • Physiology;
    • Surgery;

After graduation from the University and getting the degree of Higher Education, students can take clinical residency program in following specialties:

    • Obstetrics and Gynecology;
    • Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care;
    • Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics;
    • Pathological Anatomy;
    • Roentgenology;
    • Forensic Examination;
    • Ultrasound Diagnostics;
    • Functional Diagnostics;
    • Pediatric Cardiology;
    • Hematology;
    • Genetics;
    • Geriatricsж
    • Dermatology;
    • Dietology;
    • Infectious Diseases;
    • Cardiology;
    • General Physician Practice (Family Medicine);
    • Coloproctology;
    • Oncology;
    • Otolaryngology;
    • Ophthalmology;
    • Infectious Diseases;
    • Cardiology;
    • Clinical Pharmacology;
    • Cosmetology;
    • Reconstructive Surgery;
    • Endovascular Diagnosis and Treatment;
    • Cardiovascular Surgery;
    • Traumatology and Orthopedics;
    • Pediatric Urology-Andrology;
    • Neurology;
    • Urology;
    • Pediatric Surgery;
    • Nephrology;
    • Maxillofacial Surgery;
    • Endoscopy;
    • Pulmonology;
    • Pediatric Endocrinology;
    • Pediatric Oncology;
    • Physiotherapy and Sports Medicine;
    • Surgery;
    • Organization of Health Service and Social Health;
    • Rheumatology;
    • Neonatology;
    • Pediatrics;
    • Reflex Therapy;
    • Therapeutic Stomatology;
    • Dental Surgery;
    • Ambulance Services;
    • Psychiatry;
    • Psychiatry-Narcology;
    • Therapy;
    • Orthopedic Stomatology;
    • Children’s Stomatology;
    • Orthodontia;
    • Physiotherapy;
    • Phthisiology;
    • Endocrinology;
    • Gastroenterology;
    • Allergology and Immunology;
    • Psychotherapy.

    • Obstetrics and Gynaecology;
    • Dermatovenereology;
    • Pediatrics;
    • Emergency medical services;
    • Forensics;
    • Therapy;
    • Infectious diseases;
    • Clinical pathology;
    • Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine;
    • Neuroscience;
    • Neonatology;
    • Oncology;
    • Ophthalmology;
    • Otorhinolaryngology;
    • Pediatric surgery;
    • Traumatology and Orthopedic surgery;
    • Public health;
    • Physiatry;
    • Pathoanatomy;
    • Psychiatry;
    • Surgery.


RNRMU provides foreign students with a comfortable, modern hostel with blocks for 4-5 people (2 rooms, kitchen, bathroom and all other amenities). It is located within the campus itself, which significantly reduces commuting time. Sports and healthy lifestyle are inextricably linked with each other, because physical fitness is the basis for a successful career and productive work. That is why RNRMU pays great attention to support sport clubs and the organization of mass sporting events. Students are trained in a modern sports complex. Due to а great variety of sports groups, everybody cаn pick the оnе preferable for each student: football, basketball, volleyball, hockey, swimming and more.

About Moscow

Moscow is the capital and most populous city in Russia, with approximately 15,1 million residents within the city limits. Moscow is a major political, economic, cultural, and scientific hub of Russia and Europe, as well as the largest city on the European continent. It is a city of big career opportunities and is a nice place to have fun in many ways. Everyone can find something to their liking here.


Undergraduate Education
Tuition fee, English medium 1-6th years: 8 800 USD per year
Tuition fee, Russian medium 1-6th years: 8 800 USD per year
Postgraduate Education (Master, PhD, Clinical Residency)
Tuition fee 1-3rd years: 7 700 USD per year
Preparatory Department fee 5 400 USD per year
Accommodation / Hostel fee 1 200 USD per year


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