Ural State Medical University

About the University

Ural State Medical University (USMU) was founded in 1930.
The university is recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNESCO. This ensures high quality of education, university prestige and confirms its high educational standards.
Programs and fees
Programs
 
Language of instruction
Course duration
Tuition fees for one academic year *
Hostel accommodation fees for one academic year
Life and health insurance fees for one year
Total for one academic year *
General Medicine - 1st year
6 years
$ 1560
$ 160
General Medicine - 2nd - 6th years
6 years
$ 3550
$ 1560
$ 160
$ 5270
General Medicine
6 years
Dentistry
5 years
Pharmacy
5 years
Clinical Residency
2 - 3 years
Ph.D.
3 years
Programs and fees
Read more about the University
Ural State Medical University
Educational programs of Ural State Medical University in General Medicine and Dentistry have international accreditation and are listed in the Database of External Quality Assurance Results (DEQAR). This opens great opportunities to the university graduates for work and study in any country of the world.

Graduates of Ural State Medical University receive internationally recognized Diploma of Higher Education that specify awarded degree or qualification along with specialization. They may also receive a Diploma Supplement, which will enable them to obtain foreign credentials evaluation in any of the 47 European and other countries that are party to the Bologna Agreement on mutual recognition of educational documents, to pursue further education or work in any of these countries.

Ural State Medical University is proud of modern high-tech methods of diagnostics and treatment that are being developed with the participation of the academic staff. DNA-based methods, robotic operations, nanotechnologies in dentistry, etc… are implemented thanks to the high-quality university education.
1930
year of foundation
10
faculties
809
professors
5 000
students
23
countries, students arrive from
TOP-100
Russian universities (out of more than 1200 universities)
5
educational programs USMU are in the list of “The best educational programs of innovative Russia”
TOP-3
Dentistry programs in Russia (out of more than 100)
TOP-10
Russian medical universities
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We are confident that high-quality medical education can make a better life for people around the world

Professors
University professors play a leading role in the education of students. Future specialists in Ural State Medical University are taught by highly professional teaching staff. More than 75% of professors at the University have doctorate degrees. The institute of tutors, that supervise students during the entire period of studies, plays an important role in the teaching and evaluation system. Tutors are the most experienced professors of theoretic and clinical departments, whose aim is to build students’ motivation in studying, to create positive student culture and to develop students’ creative potential and initiative. Tutors help to form personal and communicative competencies, adapt to the new studying system. This ensures that international students feel as comfortable as possible at USMU.
International Cooperation
Today, more than 5000 students from Russia as well as Asia, Africa, South America, Middle East and Europe study in Ural State Medical University.
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USMU has been implementing the academic mobility policy since 2007 within the International Federation of medical students’ association (IFMSA) programs. The program implies annual study practice in international clinics-partners in China, Hungary, Portugal, Croatia, Greece, Turkey, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Spain, Italy, France and Czech Republic. Teams of the departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatric Surgery, Dermatovenerology, Therapeutic Dentistry and Propaedeutics of Dental Diseases, Orthopedic Dentistry are the leaders in student exchange programs.
Study And Practice
Educational process
There are several key structures at the university that ensure effectiveness of the education at Ural State Medical University. There are Central research laboratory, Center for science and education, a library with half a million books, Department of extracurricular activities and other departments in the university campus.
Students may attend a program of supplementary professional education «Clinician - scientist». It consists of modules «Actual problems of medicine», «Scientific research» and «Project’s management and innovations» all taught in English language.
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From the first year of studying students of Ural State Medical University have an opportunity to practice and improve their knowledge in innovative clinics with modern equipment as well as in hospitals, dental clinics, specialized medical centers of the city, including centers for children, under supervision of qualified doctors. There is also a university dentistry clinic. It all helps future doctors to get enough practical experience before graduation.
Other Possibilities In Education
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Researchers and students of Ural State Medical University keep active scientific cooperation with Russian and international medical organizations. The university has research projects with Ural Scientific Center of Russian Academy of Sciences and Government of Sverdlovsk oblast, universities of Ural Federal District of Russia, business companies (CJSC “UralInTech”, “FOTECH” Ltd., “OLYMP” Ltd., “Plant Medsynthesis” Ltd.), Howard Hughes Medical Institute (New-York, USA), The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) (Washington, USA), The University Medical Center Groningen (Netherlands) and other organizations.
Thereby future specialists get indispensable professional experience which will be useful in future. Having a considerable amount of study practice contributes in employment.
Student Life
Comfortable living conditions
All students of USMU live in modern private hostels, inexpensive hotels and apartments of Yekaterinburg with all necessary equipment for comfortable living.
Extracurricular Activities
Students of Ural State Medical University can take part in a variety of extracurricular activities of their interest. The university has theatre workshop, volunteer club, sports club, student choir, studio of modern dance and student government club.
100% Support And Security
University employees carefully supervise life of their students, help them to adapt and to solve all issues. They are always in touch with their parents and inform them about students’ academic performance.
WHAT IS MORE IMPORTANT YOU GET
Prestigious and internationally recognized diploma
You will receive a Russian State diploma certifying your degree and qualification. You may also get a “Diploma Supplement” on demand, which will enable you to receive foreign credentials evaluation in any of the 47 European and other countries that are party to the Bologna Agreement on mutual recognition of educational documents, to pursue further education or work in any of these countries.
Affordable education
Your education is partly subsidized by the Russian government, which enables the university to reduce the fees (up to 80%) and make your education affordable.
High quality education in Russia
The quality of education is constantly monitored by the University. New programs are developed every year wherein the current demands of the public health sphere and prospective fields of research are taken into consideration.
Immersion into profession
During your studies you will be fully immersed in the medical practice. Your theoretical knowledge will be reinforced by experience and regular work in modern university clinics.
Personal comfort
You will study and live in a friendly and comfortable environment. The university campus has everything for your convenience.
Learning about new cultures
Historical and modern architecture, natural beauty and rich culture of the region will fill up your life with new impressions and knowledge. New friends, active communication, vivid events and traveling will make your student life an unforgettable experience.
History And Nature Of The Region
Yekaterinburg is the capital of the Ural region which is located in the European part of Russia on the natural border of Europe and Asia. Yekaterinburg is one of the biggest cities in the country with population of more than 2 000 000 people. The city has humid continental climate with four distinct seasons.
According to the last census, more than 300 nationalities live in Yekaterinburg. The city is characterized by tolerant and friendly atmosphere and this is why international students feel here at home.
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Yekaterinburg is one of the intensively developing cities. It is an industrial center and a popular tourist destination for Russian and international travelers. Today it’s a modern European city with broad streets and large shopping malls, new high-rise building and developed public transport. Life in Yekaterinburg is rich in events with many theatres, museums, concerts, shows and modern performances – you can find anything you like.
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In 2018 Yekaterinburg was one of 11 cities to host the games of the World Cup. The city was chosen as one of the dynamically developing economic, scientific and sports centers as well as an important transport hub. Previous experience in holding international competitions and rich cultural heritage of the region proved that Yekaterinburg is a perfect place for top level sport events.
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The city has many parks, squares and many other public green spaces. Its outskirts are characterized by picturesque mountains and forests with holiday camps, ski resorts and hiking routes which are popular among locals and tourists.
Come to study in Russia! Welcome to Yekaterinburg!

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