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I. M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University

For over 200 years, the I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University) has been a pioneer in the Russian healthcare field. Established in 1758, it is the leading medical university in Russia which first began as a medical faculty at Imperial Moscow University. Several esteemed physicians and scientists have worked at the university which celebrated its 260th Anniversary in 2018. It is a member of the Russian Academic Excellence Project in QS World University Ranking by Subject (Medicine). Sechenov University allocates resources for new technological developments in healthcare, It has reached momentous heights, emerging as an academic, research and resource Centre of Excellence in the Russian medical field, thus producing the next generation of health care professionals.

Clinical Campus - Sechenov University

Considered as one of the top ranking teaching hospitals in Europe, the Sechenov University’s Clinical Campus was established in 1897. The modern and fully renovated University Hospitals offer the latest medical facilities with over 4000 employees and more than 3000 hospital beds, also including :

  • 20 research and teaching buildings  
  • 25 university clinics at the University hospital    
  • 25 University clinics at municipal hospitals    
  • Over 30% high-technology surgeries including Da Vinci and robotic surgeries
Medical Rehabilitation Centre

The University Hospital’s  Medical Rehabilitation Centre  is equipped with advanced technological robotic equipment and had established the Heath Resort known as “Zvenigorog” in 2016 ,which is located in one of the most scenic and ecologically blessed areas of the capital city of Moscow.

At Sechenov University , doctors are trained  in a wide range of specialties such as:
  • General Practitioners,
  • Surgeons
  • Oncologists
  • Urologists
  • Anesthesiologists, etc.
Training Students to Become Proficient Doctors

Sechenov University is now training 18,000 students from every part of the world who have chosen to study at the prestigious and modern University to specialize in diverse medical programs such as :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
  • Biotechnology
  • Management
  • Master’s degree in Public Health
  • Specialist in General Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacy
  • Pediatrics
  • Bioengineering & Bioinformatics,
  • Clinical Psychology and many more fields

Medical Degree (Doctor of Medicine)

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Sechenov University offers one of the best English medium 6-year Doctor of Medicine (MD) programs in Russia. The university has its own medical campus which was established in 1897 and uses actual human corpses for providing intensive medical training for its students, who have gained expert healthcare training at state sector hospitals. Sechenov University is widely considered as one of the best in Europe with its teaching hospitals having a capacity of more than 3,000 hospital beds, and the university hospital providing 20 research and teaching buildings, 25 university clinics  and more than 30 per cent of High-Tech Da Vinci Robotic Surgeries. Many prestigious physicians and scientists have worked with Sechenov University , all of whom have made major contributions to the field of medicine.

Dentistry Program (Dental Doctor)

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Sri Lankan students interested pursuing a lucrative career in the field of Dentistry can opt to study Dentistry at First Moscow University. Special prominence can be given to First Moscow’s Dentistry Program as it is the only Dentistry Program that is accepted by the Sri Lankan Medical Council. The program is focused on providing extensive training for doctors of dentistry who are looking to become independent professionals in the field. The Dentistry program offers a thorough and highly practice-oriented training with in depth knowledge of dental procedures, as well as diagnosing and treating methods, and the tools needed to apply them. High quality teaching systems with laboratories that are equipped with high-tech equipment, and the use of multimedia equipment further serve to equip dentistry students with all that they need to know for today’s challenging healthcare industry.

Cost & Summary of The Medical Degree and Dentistry Program


INTAKE –  September



NOTE – The fee is inclusive of tuition, accommodation, health insurance, and medical test, excluding the student’s personal expenses such as food, etc.

Medical Licensing Examination : MD - DENTISTRY

To enrol for the program in Dentistry, medical graduates are required to pass the relevant “Medical Licensing Examination” in their respective countries.. In affiliation with global education partners, Skillnet Campus can assist in arranging Internships and preparing students for “Medical Licensing Examinations”  for those who wish to stay on and seek suitable employment in their country of study after graduation.

Entry Requirements : MD - DENTISTRY

Direct Entry to MD program – If students have passed Local Advanced Level or London (Cambridge/Edexcel) Advanced Level they can directly apply,

Minimum Entry Requirement The minimum requirements are CCS (Local A/Level) / CCD (London A/Level) or above. Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics.

English Requirement – Students require a Credit pass for English in O/Levels or A/Levels.


Note for those who wish to apply for SLMC registration :

Students who plan to enrol for the ACT16/ERPM in Sri Lanka to obtain Sri Lanka Medical Council registration to practice medicine in Sri Lanka, should fulfill the Minimum A/Level entry criteria (C,C,S for Local A/L Examination & C,C,D for London A/L Examination in the subjects Biology, Chemistry and Physics) as stated by the Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC).

Why choose Skillnet Campus to enrol for europe’s leading university hospital - I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University?

As a student you have many options to enter the medical world.  So why choose us?

Skillnet Campus offers you many advantages . We have a strong affiliation  with the Russian Centre in Colombo – the Cultural Section of The Russian Embassy.and close ties with the Sri Lankan Embassy in Russia. We also possess a local office in Sri Lanka which co ordinates with admission support and related procedures.


  • Starting the application process
  • Assistance with SLMC clearance letters
  • Free comprehensive Pre University Preparation program to prepare the student before the semester commences giving a competitive edge
  • University Entrance Examination preparation for the student
  • Assistance with student visa process/ air ticket arrangements
  • Arranging university hostel accommodation for students
  • Affiliation with global partners to assist students in USMLE Exam training (USA)/AMC exam training (AUS)
  • Selection guidance provided for the best ACT16/ERPM trainers in Sri Lanka after graduation
  • Skillnet Campus provide representatives in Moscow to look after student welfare


  • Skillnet provides airport pick up, and arrangement of student accommodation before arrival
  • Arrangement of visas, accommodation and airport pick up for parents during visits
  • We assist in the settling in of the students such as buying provisions
  • We accompany students for Medical Tests in Russian clinic and also University Admission upon arrival
  • We offer the arrangement of healthcare support in the event of a medical emergency for the student
  • We assist in Final Degree certification by the relevant Russian educational authorities as it is COMPULSORY to get the final certificate validated .
  • We coordinate with the University & Skillnet Campus Colombo office to overcome any issues related to Academic Support
  • Skillnet provides any other service required by the students in Moscow regarding their education and we are there every step of the way

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