Kazan State Medical University

About Kazan State Medical University

Kazan State Medical University (KSMU) self-governance is an academic council with the university's regulations.On March 6, 1994, the university was issued with a license number 16 G 235 by the State Committee of the Russian Federation of Higher Education which grants the right to perform activities in the field of professional education. Under the auspices of Kazan State Medical University russia, there work a pharmaceutical and two medical colleges in Kazan, one medical college Mary EI Republic, and biomedical classes on a secondary school basis. This complex educational system in the framework of the university provides a continuous higher education of medicine.

Kazan State Medical University carries on an aimed preparation of experts in different fields of medicine for 10 republics, and Ural regions. According to the results of a rating of medical schools, Kazan State Medical University (KSMU) takes 16 places among 86 other universities. Founded in 1814, Kazan State Medical University (KSMU) was the second university institution to be founded in Kazan, the third medical university institution in Russia.

Kazan State Medical University is one of the most renowned, Medical Universities in Russia from where thousands of Indian students have graduated in the past. Kazan Medical University is a multifunctional and multileveled state institution of higher education in medicine. The Kazan State Medical University functions based on self-governance and belongs to the system of higher education and scientific research of the Ministry of Health of Russia.

Geography and location

Kazan State Medical University (KSMU) is located in the central part of Kazan. The Kazan state medical university campus is on Butlerov Street, although there are also other KSMU buildings throughout Kazan. The Kazan state medical university campus includes main libraries, the museum, the departments of foreign languages, history, philosophy, political science and sociology, medical biology and genetics, public health and organization of healthcare, economical theory, and social work, general and organic chemistry, microbiology, pathological physiology.

A further set of buildings based around Universitetskaya Street includes the departments of physiology, histology, and anatomy at Kazan Medical University campus. The area around Kazan state medical university campus is occupied by several other renowned institutions, including Lobachevsky Library, Kazan State Technical University, Tatar State University of Humanities and Education, Kazan State University. The nearest bus stop to the main Kazan state medical university campus is Tolstogo. Other nearby bus stops are TsPKiO imeni Gorkogo, Shmidta, Chekhovsky Mushtari, Dostoevskogo.

Ranking and reputation

According to the Academic Ranking of World Universities-European Standard ARES-2014, published by the European Scientific-Industrial Chamber, Kazan state medical university ranking was a third-place among the medical universities in Russia. Kazan state medical university ranking is ranked 4489 by the Webometrics ranking of world universities and ranked 6381 in the 4icu world university ranking.

According to the Ratings, Kazan State Medical University ranking has been accredited with a rating of «BBB+» and was ranked 33rd among all Russian universities (includes medical and non-medical universities. With 200 years of experience in medical training, Kazan state medical university rank is justifiably an international University. Around 700 students from more than 57 countries around the world study here and half of the study in English. Moreover, we have a large group of students from the neighboring and remote regions of Russia. We are proud that Kazan medical school is attractive for young people from different parts of the world. That is why our priority is to support and care for international students.

Teaching system

The curriculum for General Medicine (M.D equivalent to M.B.B.S), Dentistry, and Pharmacy are righteously extensive and updated. Each subject begins with the studying of the disease and emphasis is laid on epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, pathological physiology, pathological morphology, clinical picture, methods of laboratory and instrumental examination of a patient, diagnoses, differential diagnoses, complication, prognosis, treatment, and prevention. Latin terms are given according to the International Nomenclature of different specialties. During the period of training, students are taught special subjects: in succession, they learn theoretically (from 1st to 3rd year) and clinical fundamentals (from 4th to 6th year) and acquire necessary practical skills. Every stage of training builds a foundation to climb up to the next level.

The teaching process includes the approach, beginning with lectures proceeded by laboratory and practical work at hospitals along with an in-depth examination of patients, clinical duties, etc. Along with meticulous teaching equal emphasis is laid on colloquial, tests, quizzes, examinations, state examinations, final Interdisciplinary tests, oral answers, laboratory and written works, MCQ-tests, recording of case histories also form the part of day-to-day activity.

Kazan State Medical University Fees Structure

Particulars Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6
Tuition Fee (approx.) 355,000 Ruble 355,000 Ruble 355,000 Ruble 355,000 Ruble 355,000 Ruble 355,000 Ruble
Fees in Indian Rupees Rs.3.55 Lakhs Rs.3.55 Lakhs Rs.3.55 Lakhs Rs.3.55 Lakhs Rs.3.55 Lakhs Rs.3.55 Lakhs
Hostel Fees 5200 Ruble 5200 Ruble 5200 Ruble 5200 Ruble 5200 Ruble 5200 Ruble
Hostel Fee in Rupees Rs.49,000 (approx.) Rs.49,000 (approx.) Rs.49,000 (approx.) Rs.49,000 (approx.) Rs.49,000 (approx.) Rs.49,000 (approx.)
Total Fees in Indian Rupees Rs.4.07 Lakhs Rs.4.07 Lakhs Rs.4.07 Lakhs Rs.4.07 Lakhs Rs.4.07 Lakhs Rs.4.07 Lakhs

Hostel facilities at Kazan State Medical University

Kazan State Medical University has 6 hostels. Students are provided different kinds of rooms, different in size and amenities as per their needs. As per regulation, two to three students can share the room.

All the rooms are well ventilated, comfortable, fully furnished, and centrally heated. The rooms are provided with Internet access, TV and telephone. Facilities for students are arranged on a sharing basis, like bathrooms and kitchens. There are common areas for students where they can socialize. All the hostels are under the protection of the police 24×7. Hostels are situated very close to the University

Foreign students may live in the hostel or get an apartment or room arranged for them by the University as per their choice. The number of rooms is limited; therefore, early applications are given priority.

Off-campus apartment rent amounts depend on the location, size, and condition of the apartment. The apartments offered for rent are furnished and supplied with furniture and basic household appliances (refrigerator, TV, telephone). Family stay options are also available for students who want to experience Russian culture firsthand. The best choice in terms of improving language proficiency is by staying with a host family.

Students Life At Kazan State Medical University

Kazan State Medical University offers great attention to students life. The University conducts athletic programs for the students. During the vacations, the students are provided with relaxation in the camp “Medic”, which is situated in the forest on the banks of the Volga River. There is a Year-Round Recreation Program which includes football, tennis, basketball, swimming in summers, and skiing and skating in the winters.

There are 6 hostels for the students which are very near to the University. The hostels are under the protection of the police department. There are various kinds of rooms which are different in size. 2-3 students can share one room comfortably. The rooms are fully furnished and well-heated. In the hostel room, there is Internet access, a television, and a telephone for the students. Bathrooms and kitchens are provided on a sharing basis. A special area for students is there where they can socialize and meet new friends.