Dear colleagues and friends!

I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University is the oldest leading medical university in Russia that has become a cradle of most medical schools and scientific societies of our country. For decades it has been unofficially known as “First Med”.

University success is based on a blend of glorious traditions and actual innovative approaches multiplied by a great potential of human resources. We are proud to be a unique educational, scientific and medical complex that graduates, certifies and provides lifelong professional education for physicians and other healthcare workers; that contributes significantly to the domestic and global medicine. The University is closely linked to the fundamental and applied research, highly efficient medical treatment, and propaganda of medical and pharmaceutical achievements.

Our University is rich with knowledge and experience that is generously transferred to our students, to those whose mission will be to face the challenges of the 21st century in the field of medicine and people aiding, to implement new methods and technologies in healthcare.

Petr V. Glybochko

The first batch of students from the Kingdom of Bahrain get medical training at the First MSMU

The high quality of medical education, research opportunities, positive feedback from graduates, as well as those professional positions which they occupy after graduation, are attracting to our university international students from various regions of the world. 


Postponement of the dates for elimination of academic failures/arrears

In accordance with the order of the University of 26.01.2016 №030 / P "On the introduction of restrictive measures at the University due to influenza and acute respiratory viral infections," the dates for elimination of student’s academic failures/arrears are transferred from February 5, 2016 to February 12, 2016.

First MSMU international students on their alma mater

About two thousand international students receive higher education in seven medical specialties at the I.M . Sechenov First MSMU. What do they think of their alma mater, about their life and study in Russia, plans for the future? Here are the views of some students of the medical faculty from five different countries of the world.

The first medical forum "University research. Innovations" took place at the Sechenov First MSMU

The first medical forum "University Research. Innovations" took place at the Sechenov First MSMU on December 3-4, 2015. It brought together young and recognized researchers from all medical and many classical universities of the country, representatives of business and public authorities.

All Russian Olympiad on Normal Physiology was held at MSMU

The event started on 26 November 2015, at Sechenov physiology building at Mokhovaya street, Moscow. There were totally 27 team groups from different parts of the Russian Federation. The First MSMU (international team) was represented by a five strong team of years 3 – 5 students under the name “Victorious”.

Sechenov First MSMU announced new results in tissue ingineering

Denis Butnaru, MD, PhD, Deputy Director, Research Institute for Urology  (Sechenov First MSMU, Moscow, Russia) has published an article in  "Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine" (IF 5.199) in  collaboration with Anthony Atala, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Director, Wake  Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (North Caroline, USA) and  James J. Yoo, M.D., Ph.D.,


On November 27, 2015 the concert hall "Korolyovskiy» in Ostankino hosted the final of the contest "Miss First MSMU-2015."

"Beauty and talent contest of the most prestigious universities in the country - the I.M. Sechenov First MSMU – is a colorful and professionally staged show and a high level student iconic event of the art life in Moscow", - says the official report of the university. The main idea of ​​the contest - the positioning of a medical student as a holistic image of a modern, bright, talented person and a future doctor or pharmacist.