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Kursk State Medical University (KSMU)

Kursk State Medical University is a Russian Government University. Established in 1935, Kursk State Medical University is ranked as one of the top 10 best Russian Medical Universities. Among its many achievements, KSMU was the first University in Russia to offer students a full medical training programme in the English language.

Kursk State Medical University also known as Kursk State Medical Institute; KSMU; KurskGMU; KurskSMU; Kursk State Government Medical University. The university is listed in the WHO list of world medical schools and also in the International Medical education directory provided by FAIMER.

KSMU also owns a Research Institute of Ecological Medicine as well as a consulting diagnostic policlinic and medical institute. To date KSMU has trained over 44,000 medical professionals across 14 faculties and 67 departments.

The staff body consists of 633 academic staff of which there are 333 PhD and 92 DSc academics serving our 9,000 students. The university boasts a well-stocked library with a subscription of more than 500,000 journals, books and publications. The campus includes four teaching buildings as well as a five student halls of residence. Students also enjoy the recreational facilities onsite including three sports halls and a shooting range.

Type of institution: State

Academic system: 2 semesters per academic year

Language of Training: English / Russian

Preliminary language and other language: Preparatory faculty for foreign students

Medical Degree (Doctor of Medicine)

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Kursk State Medical University (KSMU) offers a general medicine Programme. The medical degree, which is designed to meet the General Medical Council’s expectations. The curriculum offers 6-year programme and the graduates will receive a Degree in General Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, Physician in General Medicine which is equivalent of a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree.

The purpose-built research facilities within the campus provide the infrastructure and academic environment to ensure the sustained development and expansion of medical research of current challenges and future benefits. The school fosters interdisciplinary collaboration between medics and scientists and is superbly equipped for teaching, research and conference use.

The Programme is plat formed to train qualified physicians oriented to the practice of medicine. Standardized patients are used to evaluate medical students and resident’s ability to communicate with patients, to take patient histories and determine diagnosis and treatment.

Types of professional activity for which graduates of the general medicine Programme are preparing:

  • preventive
  • diagnostic
  • medical
  • rehabilitation
  • psychological and pedagogical
  • organizational and management
  • research

Dentistry Degree (Dental Doctor)

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The faculty offers a five-year Programme of Dentistry. The teaching-learning process is meant to emphasize the development of practical competence. Careful attention is given to the development of the students’ personality and work habits, stressing on personal skill that are key factors for successful careers. The main advantage of dentistry students studying in the university is the amazing technology students are exposed in to, making them excellent solvers of various anomalies. The technology adaptation in modern dentistry specially in dental cosmetic sector bring wonders. Students have right knowledge in these applications getting opened in to very lucrative careers. 

Types of professional activity for which the graduates of the dentistry degree have mastered during their studies:

  • preventive
  • diagnostic
  • medical
  • rehabilitation
  • psychological and pedagogical
  • organizational and management
  • research


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

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.

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).

Russian higher medical education has gained a remarkable reputation in the world due to high educational standards with advanced and sophisticated teaching methods and scientific approaches. The degrees of Russian Medical Higher Educational Establishments are recognized by World Health Organization (W.H.O), International Red Cross and General Medical Council (G.M.C) of major European countries, including Great Britain and France. Leading Russian medical universities occupy prominent positions in the international rating by the UNESCO and World Health Organization, including Kursk State Medical University. KSMU also recognize by JPA Malaysia, MC Sri-Lanka and other countries.


KSMU is recognized by foreign countries and participates in international educational Programmes. The administration of International Relations is responsible about the international students of KSMU since they admit until they graduate in all non-academic questions.

Why Choose Kursk State Medical University (KSMU)?

Type of institution: State (Ministry of Health of Russian Federation)

Recognized / Listed by: WHO, GMC, JPA, MMC, MC SL & other international medical boards.

Personalised learning: KSMU classes are characterised by the reduced number of students (13:1 – student: professor) and this means that a great deal of care and attention is on offer.

Tutorial and mentorship: A guidance and follow up of university student’s personal interest and academic development.

International environment: Join KSMU vibrant international student community from over 50 different nationalities which makes the learning environment more interesting and enriching.

Student support and services: From immigration procedures to safety matters, KSMU Administration will help to ensure students learning and living experience in Kursk is as hassle-free as possible.

Accommodation: Provided to all KSMU students.

An affordable cost of living: Kursk enjoys some of the lowest living costs in Russia. Compared to many areas of the Russian Federation, Kursk often has lower costs on items such as accommodation, travel, food, entertainment and shopping, while enjoying the same high-quality goods and services as the rest of the Russian Federation.

Location: Located in the heart of the city centre, which make all facilities within walking distance.

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