Smolensk State Medical University (SSMU) is one of the leading universities in the field of medical training, medical research, and various preventive and curative activities. Therefore, it is among the top medical universities to study MBBS in Russia.
The university was established in the year 1920 and is situated on the Dnieper River, 360 km west-southwest of Moscow.
Smolensk State Medical University is recognised by MCI and enlisted with the WDOMS (World Directory of Medical Schools). The University is also highly regarded in the USA, UK, and several other major countries. Recently, in the list of international ratings, the university secured 22nd position. In the year 2015, the Russian Government raised the level from the academy to the highest i.e. from Academy to University because of the high results, and since then the name has changed from Smolensk State Medical Academy to Smolensk State Medical University.
The university comprises of 65 departments with 450 highly experienced and qualified teachers. All the departments are located within the campus and provide support to the leading health care units present in the town. The university has an active collaboration with 31 hospitals.
The university welcomes students from more than 50 countries including India, Germany, Poland, Italy, Sri Lanka and various other countries of African, Asian and South American continent.
The university offers 4 hostels, which has the capacity to accommodate more than 2000 students. The rooms are available on a twin sharing basis for the same gender. All hostel rooms have attached bathroom, toilet, and kitchen. All rooms are completely furnished with television, air-conditioning, telephone and Wi-Fi connectivity.
Apart from the kitchen, the canteen of the university serves multi-cuisine food including Indian, Arabic, Chinese, etc. The university has its own security surveillance system to ensure the safety and security of all the students staying in the hostel.
The university encourages every student to participate in the various Cultural Program. The university has a sports complex that has a playground along with two shooting galleries with a well-equipped gymnasium, and a swimming pool.