Kursk State Medical University is
Ranked among the list of the 10 best Russian medical schools. The first university in
Russia to commence Medical undergraduate programmes in English, KSMU is currently the
leader in Medical Studies in the English medium. The Kursk State Medical University was
founded in February 1935 and is sponsored by the Russian Government.
is a diverse and dynamic centre of academic medicine and health care. Our research
laboratories, 28 affiliated hospitals, and special programs offer students an innovative
approach in preparing for the practice of medicine. Our teachers, who are active in their
fields, respected by their colleagues worldwide, and praised by their students, keep KSMU
on par with the best in the world. The low cost of living together with the social and
cultural richness of Kursk is another feature that attracts many international students to
KSMU. The reasonable cost and value of a KSMU education, compared
the medical degrees offered in other countries, is often the bottom line for families when
it comes to choosing the right medical school.
The Kursk State Medical
University accepts foreign students having full secondary or higher education.
Information for transfer students
Kursk State Medical University welcomes
transfer applicants from both two-year and four-year colleges and universities around the
country and world. Transfer students comprise more than half of each entering class and
are a vital part of our vibrant campus community.
KSMU has a world-class reputation and
an international presence. Our University offer bachelor's degree
programs, Master's, Doctoral programs, and professional degrees. As a KSMU
student you will benefit from the rich array of programs, resources and experiences that
are only available at a major university. You will also experience small classes and the
personal attention of a faculty committed to undergraduate teaching. Many of these same
faculty are nationally reputed scholars who bring their cutting-edge research into the
We will review your application and all
necessary transcripts soon after they are received. We will notify you by mail once we
have made an admission decision. If accepted, you will also receive an evaluation of
transfer credit with a preliminary list of accepted courses that will meet our Core
(general education) requirements.
In making admissions
decisions, we give careful consideration to the quality of your program, the number of
credits you have earned and the grade point average you have achieved. For most programs
transfer students must complete the application process by August 1 for the Fall semester
or by January 1 for the Spring semester. You must request that all high schools and
colleges which you previously attended send official transcripts to the Undergraduate
Admissions Office at the Kursk State Medical University by these deadlines. Foreign applicants
enjoy equal rights regardless of social background, sex, language, nationality, religion.