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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.

Faculties/ Courses

  • Faculty of General Medicine (MBBS)
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Paediatrics
  • Faculty for Foreign Students
  • Faculty of Pharmaceutics
  • Faculty of Clinical Psychology and Social Work
  • Faculty of Postgraduate Studies
  • Faculty of Higher Nursing


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.

Student Life

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.

Interesting Facts about the City- Smolensk

  • The city of Smolensk is the capital of the Smolensk Region and is situated in the upper range of the River Dnieper, which is 400 km west of Moscow.
  • The city is believed to be one of the oldest cities in Russia. The first mentioned of the city was in 862 A.D. Initially, the city was the capital of the Slavic tribe Krivichy.
  • Smolensk city is well known for its diamond cutting and polishing industry across the country. The economy of the city is highly dependable on various local industries including electronic products, food processing units, fertilisers, aircraft manufacturing, textile industry, and chemical production industries.
  • The city experiences warm and humid summers, whereas the winters are cold and partly cloudy.
  • The city offers 3 kinds of public transport including buses, trams, and trolleybuses. It is advisable to use trams as they are the most convenient mode of transportation.
  • The city offers a wide variety of delightful traditional dishes to try. Most of the classic Russian recipes are made of veggies and wheat, including soup, stuffed dough, and porridges. Some of the famous dishes the city serves include Solyanka, Shchi, Borscht, etc.
  • The city is mainly famous for its exceptional history of wartime. Some of the famous tourist attractions of the city are Cathedral of the Assumption, the Immaculate Conception Church, and the Church of St. Michael the Archangel.

MBBS Fee of Smolensk State Medical University, Russia

Fee Pattern Total Fee 
1st Year
Total Fee 
2nd-6th Per Year
Grand Total
Per Year 5500 USD 5500 USD 33000 USD

NOTE: The above-mentioned fee structure is the final amount to be paid by the student . This fee package includes Tuition fee, Hostel accommodation fee, medical insurance, remuneration to the company, MCI coaching for the complete duration of the course, airport transfer to the university, a phone call to parents on arrival in the university, study material in English Language, documentation of the student in the university, free translator to facilitate, and other services.

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