The Northern State Medical University (NSMU)was established in 1936 and it is located in Arkhangelsk. The Northern State Medical University (NSMU is the center of the medical education in the North of Russia.
The University is recognized by WHO (World Health Organization), ECFMG (USA), Medical Council of India (as per MCI Rules). NSMU is member of AMSE (Association of Medical Schools of Europe). After passing degree from NSMU students are eligible for MCI, USMLE (USA) or PLAB (UK) Exams.
Nowadays about 5500 students study in Northern State Medical University. The University buildings and clinics are provided with up-to-date equipment: computers, films and video aids, and other modern appliances. There are 55 departments, 27 of them are clinical based in the best clinics of the city.
The Northern State Medical University has good international relations, takes an active part in the work of the medico-ecological program of Barents Region and carries on exchanges of specialists with the leading educational institutions of the world.