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Orenburg State Medical University

Orenburg State Medical University was established in August 1944. ORSUM delivered the education to its first batch in May 1946. Then it was reorganized in 1994 by the enforcement of the State Committee of Russia.  Its former name was Medical Institute Chkalov. Today, Russia has gained popularity among international students, especially Indian students, seeking admission for MBBS in Russia or abroad.

The University ranked among the Top Medical Universities in Russia for delivering the best medical education, accommodation facilities and other privileges.

MBBS degree from Orenburg State Medical University is globally recognized approved by the Medical Council of India (MCI), UNESCO, etc. and enlisted with World Directory of Medical Council (WDOMS). Students graduating from ORSUM have the liberty of coming back to India if they wish to pursue their medical career in India as well after cracking the MCI Screening Test or FMGE.

The University provides high-quality medical education with updated infrastructure and modern technologies equipment. Learning in ORSUM is not limited to its classrooms only, as it extends up to the numerous opportunities provided by University in practical’s & experiments. The curriculum of MBBS degree in ORSUM is designed as per the international standards. It consists of 54 subjects that give students a theoretical as well as practical training for all the modules.

University has about 47 departments with 300 professors, associate professors and doctors, who are quite skilled & high qualified professionals. ORSUM has the most reputed staff or faculty as compared to all other Top Medical Universities in Russia.

MBBS degree in ORSUM takes six years for completion and during the course, students are provided with training in medical faculty extensive program.

As far as the Fee structure for MBBS in Russia is concerned, Orenburg State Medical University provides the most feasible fee structure among all the Top Medical Universities of Russia; that too with quality medical education. Also, students pursuing MBBS from ORSUM can also opt for part-time jobs as permitted by the Government of Russia.


  • Department of General Medicine (MBBS)
  • Department of Paediatrics
  • Department of Dentistry
  • Department of Preventive Care
  • Pharmaceutical Department
  • Department of Clinical Psychology
  • Department of Nursing Care
  • Department of Pharmacy

    Orenburg State Medical University has three main hostels. These are considered to be a second home for all young international students coming from various countries.

    University provides favourable conditions in the hostels as all the rooms are well-furnished, equipped with the entire list of basic amenities that are required for a comfortable living. Rooms for organizations and running of events, sports areas, and household rooms with all necessary equipment, personal hygiene rooms, libraries and cloak-rooms are available on-campus.

    The University management promotes a healthy lifestyle for the students

    One of the preferences of University’s management is educational & social work with students. Organizing cultural or frolic activities on-campus is the habit of University. Department of Educational & Social Work takes this responsibility on its shoulders.

    ORSUM has a Sports club (opened in 2013), which is responsible for organization & improvement of sports work within students, promotion of healthy lifestyle and upgrading of sportsmanship among the students. Sport club runs 12 sports leagues such as aerobics, swimming, basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer, athletics, table tennis, skiing, chess, etc.

    Besides all these sports activities, University also believes in organizing the various extra-curricular activities for the entertainment purpose, which plays a significant role in the personality development of students.

    • The city of Orenburg is located in southwest Russia, near the border with Kazakhstan.
    • The Russian Empire had begun expanding its reign in Asia starting with constructing the fortress city- Orenburg, on its eastern border. In order to sort this, a settlement was marked in 1735 at the place where ‘Or’ and the ‘Ural’ rivers cross.
    • Economic sectors of the city are fuel, ferrous & non-ferrous, metal extractions, chemicals, oil chemical & food industries and Agriculture (crops growing & cattle breeding).
    • The city has Orenburg History Museum has an antique cannon & regional exhibits. Orenburg Regional Museum of Fine Arts showcasing traditional lace shawls & Russian paintings, Drama Theatres, St. Nicholas Cathedral; are some of the major attractions of the place.
    • The city has a dry humid continental climatic conditions with very long & hot summers and long & cold winters. Transition months are April and October.
    • It has a major railway centre ever since the Samara-Zlatoust & Orenburg Tashkent railroads were completed in 1876 and 1905. It also has its Orenburg Tsentralny Airport located about 25 km east of the city, on the Orsk destination. Public transports include Buses, Trolleybuses and Fixed-route taxis.
    • Popular food corners of Orenburg are Pirogi, Stolle, Russkiye Bliny, Chapai, Incontro and an Indian food restaurant- Tortoffi bez Sakhara, etc.
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    Crimea Federal University

    Crimea Federal University is in the list of top universities to study MBBS in Russia. The university was established in the year 1931 in the city of Simferopol (Crimea, Russia). Initially, the university was known as the Medical Faculty of Taurida University and later in the year 1931, it got the status of an autonomous unit and was named as Crimea Medical Institute and in the year 1998, the university got the accreditation of 4th level.

    Out of 20,000 universities in the world, Crimea Federal University is ranked at 13,572. The university is recognised with various medical council bodies such as MCI, IAU, EUA, UNO, WFME, EAIE, etc. and is enlisted with WDOMS.

    At present, the university comprises of 4700 students out of which 1700 are international students from 40 different countries in the world. The degree awarded by the university is of MD (equivalent to MBBS in India).

    • Faculty of General Medicine (MBBS)
    • Faculty of Dentistry
    • Faculty of Pharmacy
    • Faculty of Clinical Psychology

      The university provides accommodation on twin sharing basis for boys and girls separately. Apart from hostel accommodation, the university also provides the option for private accommodation. The hostel provides 2 kitchens for students who want to cook. Apart from local traditional food, the canteen serves multiple cuisines including Indian, Malaysian, and Chinese and Arabic cuisine. Student’s security is a major concern for the university; therefore the hostels are under continuous surveillance.

      The university provides various opportunities and lectures to its students so that they can realise their ambitions. The university has an International Center where all the activities and programs take place.

      The university organises annual functions every year and encourages students to participate in the folk dance group – “Youth”. For physical activity, the university offers various sports such as football, skiing, swimming, gymnasium, etc.

      • The city of Simferopol also spelt as Symferopol, is the largest and capital city of Crimea. The city is situated in the south-central region of the Crimean Peninsula.
      • The city was established in the year 1917 and was considered as the chief town of the province of Tavriya (Taurida), the Crimea peninsula until the 1917 Revolution.
      • The main industries of the city are transport, construction.
      • The city experiences a fairly manageable temperature throughout the year.
      • The city has one of the major railway station and various bus stations, which connects many cities including Sevastopol, Kerch, Yalta, and Yevpatoriya.
      • There are several multi-cuisine restaurants in the city located in different parts making it a preferred choice for International students to study medicine in Russia.
      • The city is famous for having the world’s longest trolley bus service which is 56 km long. The major attractions of the city include Lenin Square, Central Market, and Museum of Arts.
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      Bashkir State Medical University

      Bashkir State Medical University (BSMU) is one of the leading and oldest medical universities in Russia. The university is ranked among the top 10 best medical universities in Russia. Due to its easy admission process and affordable fee structure, Bashkir State Medical University is becoming popular among international students who are looking forward to studying MBBS in Russia.

      BSMU was established in the year 1932 and is situated in one of the largest and most beautiful cities of Russia – Ufa. The Russian Ministry of Education has approved the university to train international students.

      Bashkir State Medical University is recognized by various medical council bodies including (MCI) India, (MMC) Malaysia, (GMC) the UK and many more, and is enlisted with WDOMS.

      Till date, the university has graduated more than 2500 general practitioners, dentists, and paediatricians, who are working in different countries of the world. As a result, many students from Europe, Asia, Latin America, and other countries are now studying at Bashkir State Medical University.

      In the year 2014 in Sochi, the university trained more than 700 volunteers for Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

      • Faculty of General Medicine (MBBS)
      • Faculty of Dentistry
      • Faculty of Sports Medicine
      • Faculty of Adaptive Physical Education Culture
      • Faculty of Pediatrics
      • Faculty of Clinical Psychology
      • Faculty for Foreign Students
      • Faculty of Higher Education Nursing School
      • Faculty of Postgraduate Studies
      • Faculty of Pre-University Education

        Bashkir State Medical University (BSMU) has 4 hostels that provide comfortable accommodation to all International students. All the rooms are well furnished with basic amenities such as beds, cupboards and many more. The kitchen is available on every floor of the hostel where students can cook food for themselves.

        For security purposes, all the 4 hostels are under the control of a warden.

        There is a reading hall for students to study in every hostel. For physical training of students, the university has a gymnasium and fitness hall.

        Every year the university organizes various cultural programs where students are encouraged to take part in it. The university has an association for all the Indian students studying at Bashkir State Medical University, where they celebrate various Indian festivals such as Diwali, Holi, Baisakhi, etc along with other students.

        BSMU conducts various sports tournaments such as football, basketball, an international tournament of Cricket, badminton, etc. The university has a library which has more than 500000 books, among which 85% of them are of special medical literature. The library offers 4 specialized reading halls with 252 seats and a local net.

        During summers, the university conducts a summer sports camp for all the students at the picturesque bank of the Belaya River.

        • Ufa is the capital city of Bashkortostan Republic, western Russia. The city is situated near the Belaya (White) river just beneath its confluence with the Ufa River.
        • The initial name of the city was Tura-Tau, which was the name of the hill it was standing on. In the Turkish language, the present name “Ufa” means “small”. This name was used by the majority of local people.
        • The city is considered as one of the largest industrial centres present in Russia. The local economy is highly dependable on machine building enterprises along with the fuel and energy industry.
        • The city usually experiences warm summers and moderately long and cold winters.
        • The city is considered as the largest transport hub of Russia. The international airport of Ufa provides regular flights to Perm, St. Petersburg, Barcelona, Istanbul, Yekaterinburg, Kazan, Izhevsk, Omsk, Beijing, Novosibirsk, Irkutsk, Moscow, etc.
        • For local transportation marshrutkas(local minivans), buses, cabs etc. are readily available.
        • There are several multi-cuisine restaurants in the city located in different parts making it a preferred choice for International students to study medicine in Ufa.
        • Some of the major tourist attractions of the city are a monument of Salavat Yulaev, Park Pobedy, Park Imeni Ivana Yakutova, etc.
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