I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University is the oldest leading medical university in Russia that has become a cradle of most medical schools and scientific societies of our country. For decades it has been unofficially known as “First Med”.
University success is based on a blend of glorious traditions and actual innovative approaches multiplied by a great potential of human resources. We are proud to be a unique educational, scientific and medical complex that graduates, certifies and provides lifelong professional education for physicians and other healthcare workers; that contributes significantly to the domestic and global medicine. The University is closely linked to the fundamental and applied research, highly efficient medical treatment, and propaganda of medical and pharmaceutical achievements.
With its more than 250-year history First MSMU (1 Med) is the oldest Russian medical educational institution providing training in full range of specialties related to medicine and healthcare.
First MSMU offers to international students both degree and postgraduate programmes in General Medicine, Pharmacy and Stomatology (Dentistry). All proprietary courses are catered by the University’s licensed faculty (about 90% of lecturers have postgraduate degrees) at up-to-date training facilities, including teaching hospitals and pharmaceutical labs.