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 program in the English language. Kursk State Medical University occupies prominent positions in the international rating by the UNESCO and World Health Organization. KSMU is also recognized by Medical Council of India, USMLE, UK, AUSTRALIA etc The mission of the university is oriented to profound knowledge of human health, medical science development and health care practice improvement. Teachers, students, interns, postgraduates and doctoral students are a part of intellectual, professional and cultural elite. Their professionalism is based only on the prestige of knowledge, skills, competence, spirituality, morality, patriotism, general and personal culture and responsible discipline.
With over 5,500 students studying at KSMU (over 1,200 of which are international students) the campus is a bustling hive of activity and a real melting pot of multicultural cooperation. From sporting events to arts, Kursk is a centre for innovation and culture. Our students are involved in a range of activities ranging from sports through to arts, social and other intellectual pursuits and enriching activities. Campus life at KSMU has something to offer for everyone, no matter what your interest is. There are many ways in which you can meet new friends here at KSMU for example by joining one of the many vibrant student societies, or creating one of your own! Our large and diverse student community makes for a very interesting environment to socialize, learn new skills and meet new people! KSMU provides enough places in the hostels for all international students with comfortable living conditions and affordable annual fee. Out of 6 (six) blocks of students hostel, 3 (three) modern hostels available for international students are very close to the University (about 5 to 10 minutes walking distance). All hostels are supplied with cold and hot water and central heating system.