Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University

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Bachelor's, Specialist's, Master's programs
residency programs
PhD programs
residents and PhD students
students pursuing Bachelor’s, Specialist’s and Master’s degrees
international students
students pursuing advanced training programs
pre-university training program participants

Pirogov RNRMU is a leading medical university in the Russian Federation that trains physicians, pharmacists, clinical psychologists, social workers, and research staff.

Training is provided at the university clinics established at the leading medical centers in Moscow and at the clinical departments that are a part of the university.

RNRMU is the only Russian medical university that was assigned a category of National Research University.

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Tuition fees per year

Bachelor's and Specialist's programs 300,000 – 500,000 RUB

Master's programs 250,000 – 340,000 RUB

Residency programs 480,000 – 600,000 RUB

PhD programs 375,000 – 405,000 RUB

Applicant guide


Foreign citizens can apply to the university based on the results of the Unified State Exams, as well as the results of entrance exams held by the university.

Entrance exams for Bachelor’s, Specialist’s and Master’s programs are held in the form of computer testing offline or using distance technologies and online proctoring.

All tests (except for entrance tests in a foreign language and tests for those applying for English-taught programs) are conducted in Russian.

Bachelor’s, Specialist’s, Master’s programs

Residency programs

Department of Admission to Higher Professional Education Programs

Head of the Department

Elizaveta Korotkaya

+7 495 434-31-74

Admission requirements

  • For admission to the first year of study in Bachelor’s or Specialist’s programs, you should submit the document confirming at least secondary general education or secondary vocational education recognized in Russia
  • For admission to Master’s programs, you should submit the document confirming a higher education degree of any level recognized in Russia
  • For admission to residency programs, you should submit the document confirming at least higher education (Specialist’s degree, Master’s degree) recognized in Russia
  • For admission to PhD programs, you should submit the document confirming at least higher education (Specialist’s degree, Master’s degree) recognized in Russia

Vice-Rector for International Affairs, Dean of the International School of Medicine

Nadezhda Bylova

+7 903 763-13-97

Fields of study

  • Healthcare and Medical Sciences
  • Health Science and Preventive Medicine
  • Sociology and Social Work
  • Biological Sciences
  • Social Sciences

Preparatory department

Every year the preparatory courses of our university bring together attendees from more than 30 countries.

They study the Russian language, physics, chemistry, and biology.

Tuition fee

160,000 RUB crash course
320,000 RUB complete course

Doors Open Days

Doors Open Day is the most important event for applicants, which allows them to learn more about the university and its life, choose a study program, have a talk with the dean of the chosen faculty, as well as get competent advice on admission from the admission office staff.

Chem*Bio*Plus School

The school offers supplementary educational programs for high school students in chemistry, biology, physics, and mathematics.

The programs are developed by the university teachers on the basis of many years of experience in the classes of Pirogov RNRMU partner schools. Besides preparation for final attestation (State Final Exams, Unified State Exams), the school prepares school students for participation in Moscow, interregional and all-Russian Olympiads.

  • Training is provided on a contract (fee-paying) basis
  • Classes are conducted in the evening and on Saturdays. The school uses the semester training system
  • Classes are conducted in the form of lectures, colloquia, computer tests and practical classes in the university laboratories
  • When the semester is over, parents get the student’s reference with grades and teachers’ recommendations

School of the Young Surgeon

  • The superteam of teachers and doctors
  • Immersion in the atmosphere of applied medicine that will allow students to practice medicine, test their ability to be a doctor, or just develop an interest in self-fulfillment in medicine
  • Acquiring practical skills on diagnostic and surgical equipment, getting acquainted with innovative solutions in medicine, getting competencies of surgeon, diagnostician, developer of new medicines and treatment technologies, and medical equipment
  • Getting acquainted with the aspects of various medical specialties

The First Aid Center offers additional paid educational services for adult attendees.

The study programs and courses include lectures and practical classes. During practical classes, under the guidance of experienced professors, associate professors and teachers at the Department of Disaster Medicine, attendees acquire strong practical first aid skills using modern training devices, manikins, simulators, visual aids and necessary training equipment.

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