Kazan State Medical University is a multifunctional and multi-eveled state institution of higher learning in medicine. It meets both personal and social needs in acquiring education in medicine, in developing biomedical and clinical sciences, as well as broadening scientific knowledge of medical sciences. Kazan State Medical University (KSMU) functions on the basis of self-governance and belongs to the system of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the Ministry of Health of Russia. The highest body or KSMU self governance is academic with university’s regulations. On March 6, 1994, the university was issued with a license number 16 G – 235 by the State Committee of Russian Federation of Higher Education which grants the right to perform activities in the field of professional education. Under the auspices of Kazan State Medical University their work a pharmaceutical and two medical colleges in Kazan, one medical college Mary EI Republic, lycee and biomedical classes on the secondary school basis.
This complex educational system in the frame work of the university provides the continuous higher education of medicine. Kazan State Medical University carries on an aimed preparation of experts in different fields of medicine for 10 republics, Povolzhie and Ural regions. According to the results of a rating of medical schools, KSMU takes the 16 place among 86 other universities. (The Gourman Report A rating of graduate and Professional programs in American and International Universities, Fifth Edition. Revised Dr. Jack Gourman Nation Educational Standards. 1989) Founded in 1814, KSMU was the second university institution to be founded in Kazan, the third medical university institution in the Russia.Remarkable dates of history KSMU
5th of November (according to the old calendar) 1804 The Emperor Alexander I declares in his royal command to establish a University in the city of Kazan
14th of May (2nd of May according to the old calendar) 1814 — Establishment of the "Department of Doctoral or Medical sciences" of Kazan University
The degree awarded would be the M.D (Physician), which is the basic degree equivalent to the M.B.B.S in India. The degree M.D (Physician) should not be confused as a post graduate qualification. In case of dentistry the degree awarded would be B.D.S.
|Type of education or specialization||Duration of education||Fee,in USD per year|
|Preparatory course||1 year||1200|
|Medical faculty (Russian medium)||6 years||4200|
|Medical faculty (English medium)||6 years||4500|
|Pediatric faculty (Russian medium)||6 years||3500|
|Dental faculty (Russian medium)||5 years||4500|
|Dentistry residency (ordinatura)||2 years||4500|
|All other residencies (ordinatura)||3 years||3500|
|Graduate education (Russian medium only)||Ph.D course (aspirantura)||3-4 years||3000-4500;
Tuition fees will not change during the whole duration of education
Medical Insurance fee is currently 100 USD per year.
Many KSMU students are accommodated in the college's own halls of residence.KSMU has four hostels for it's students accommodation. The University provides enough places in the hostels for all international students with comfortable living condition. All hostels are supplied with cold and hot water and central heating systems, each room contains beds, a desk, chairs, storage space and telephone facility (Common for the specific floor.)
Hostel fee is currently 300-650 USD per year.
Hostel fee typically increases by 5-7% per year according to the current prices for electricity, gas, water, heating, etc.