I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University
I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (1st MSMU) 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, previous name – I.M. Sechenov First Moscow Institute of Medicine (before 1990) and I.M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy (1990 to 2010) – has been playing the leading role in the development of medical science and training of medical and scientific personnel.
Today the academy is a major center 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.
The academy is at the head of the academic – methodological association of Russian medical institutions.
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.
- I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University is the first and the oldest medical school in Russia
- It maintains close relations with many foreign educational establishments, public, state, and international organizations
- It’s 140 teaching staff members are members of one or several foreign and international scientific and professional societies, organizations, associations
- About 2500 international students and post-graduates from 73 countries study at MSMU today