The Kursk State Medical University is one of the largest universities in Russia. It was founded in the year 1935. It was the 1st university of Russia where English medium medical course was started for foreign students and is considered one of the best for MBBS in Russia.
Kursk State Medical University is now among the top ten universities in Russia and is internationally acknowledged as a centre of excellence in a wide range of academic and professional disciplines. The University is recognized by MCI, USMLE, UK, AUSTRALIA, etc.
The University has trained over 25,000 professionals. Training is carried out by 14 departments. Every year, more than 700 applicants are university students. By 67 departments trained over 5000 students. The University employs 633 teachers, 92 doctors and 333 candidates of science, 2, Honored Worker of Science, 2, Honored Worker of Higher School of Russia, an Honored Cultural Worker of Russia, 14 Honored Doctor of the Russian Federation, 32 academicians and corresponding member of RANS, MAI, MAN, and other academies, including international ones.
The university has well equipped hostels for accommodation of foreign students from all around the world.
Kursk is one of Russia's ancient cities and today is a vibrant and lively place with a warm and welcoming population. The city is situated 530 kms. South of Russia's capital Moscow. The city is considered as an important railway and highway hub too.
The major attractions here are the dozens of orthodox churches that are located in the center of city. The city is is well connected to other major cities of Russia through railway and roads. Trams, Trolley buses and mini vans are the main source of transport within the city.