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


Organizational meetings of the 1st year international students (year 2015 intake) are scheduled for August 26 – 28 at Conference Hall №1(8 Trubetskaya St., Bld., 2, 1st floor).

Presence of the students concerned is obligatory. See Timetable attached.


Educational Portal StudyQA is conducting a study of factors influencing international students to select Russia as their educational destination.

Sechenov First Med students participated in the World Health Assembly at Geneva

During the 68th World Health Assembly (WHA) at the World Health Organisation (WHO), which took place from the 18th till the 26th of May, a few students from I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University participated at the Assembly as delegates. Students – Rinisha Yagarajah (Malaysia), Liyu Zin Yu (Malaysia), Madhubrata Ghosh (India), Freida Faith Matty (Namibia) and Poonam Bhar (Malaysia) were delegates who were also representing Ariel Foundation International Changemakers.

Malaysian students held a competition in five sports

On May 31, 2015 at the sports complex of Moscow State University of Information Technologies, Radio Engineering and Electronics Malaysian students of the First MSMU held competitions between courses in the following sports: football, volleyball, frisbee, takraw and dodgeball.

International students took active part in Sports Festival in Ryazan

International students actively involved in sports Festival "Physical Culture and Sports - second profession of a physician", the final phase of which was held on April 2-5 in Ryazan, a city 180 km. South East to Moscow. The competition was attended by 54 teams of medical and pharmaceutical universities of Russia.

Two senior students from First Med took part in the Ariel Foundation Changemakers Summit

From the 18th to the 20th of February 2015, young people from around the world took part in the Ariel Foundation Changemakers Summit on “the Right to Health and Access to Medicines” at the United Nations with the purpose of promoting the voice of the youth on global issues.

An Introductory Lecture on USMLE

On March 16, 2015 at the initiative of Dean’s office for International Students and International Students Scientific Association (ISSA), was held f lecture on United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE), delivered by Dr. Inder Pahal – Regional Director of Kaplan Medical.