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Kazan State Medical University | MBBS in Russia | MBBS from Abroad

If you are thinking to study MBBS in Russia, Kazan State Medical University is one of the Top Medical Universities in Russia to study MBBS. 

Kazan State Medical University was established in the year 1804 in the city of Kazan, the capital of The Republic of Tatarstan. KSMU ranked 3rd position in the list of top medical universities in Russia according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities (European Standard ARES-2014). The university is duly recognized by several medical council bodies of different countries such as the USA, UK, and MCI and is enlisted with WDOMS. 

At present, there are more than thousands of international students studying medicine at KSMU, among which 800 are Indian students. The university constitutes of 8 faculties with 64 departments. 

Faculties/ Courses

  • Faculty of General Medicine (equivalent to MBBS)
  • Faculty of Pediatrics
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Preventive Medicine
  • Faculty of Nursing


The university has 6 hostels to accommodate the enrolled international students. The rooms are provided on a sharing basis of 2-3. All hostel rooms are furnished and well equipped with all the basic facilities including Wifi, television and a telephone. Along with another cuisine, the canteen also serves Indian food.

The university offers a special centre for all the students where they can socialize together and get to know about each other’s culture and traditions. All hotels are located close to the university. For security reasons, all hostel rooms are under the surveillance of the police. 

Student Life

Kazak State Medical University pays great attention to the student’s life.  The university persuades students to participate in various cultural and athletic events. All the students are encouraged to participate in year-round recreation which includes tennis, basketball, football, etc. 

Interesting Facts about the City- Kazan

  • Kazan is the capital city of the Republic of Tatarstan and is believed as one of the largest and most beautiful cities of Russia. The city is in the list of World Heritage cities as declared by UNESCO.
  • Across the world, the city is well known as the “3rd Capital of Russia” and is also the “Sports Capital of Russia” because of its active participation in the field of sports also because of its history of hosting such events in the past.
  • The city has hosted many matches of FIFA World Cup 2018.
  • The city experiences a mild climate throughout the year.
  • The city has a well developed public transport facility, as they have buses, trolleybuses, trams, and metro running across the city to ease the mode of transportation.
  • The city has about 151 large and middle scale enterprises. Main industries established in the city are chemical and petrochemical, light and food and machinery construction industries.

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