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
school students participating in pre-university training programs

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 315,000 – 500,000 RUB

Master's programs 250,000 – 370,000 RUB

Residency programs 520,000 – 600,000 RUB

PhD programs 410,000 – 450,000 RUB

Educational programs

Specialist’s and Bachelor’s programs

  • General Medicine (General Medicine major)  RU,  EN
  • General Medicine (Fundamental Medicine major)
  • Pediatrics
  • Dentistry  RU,  EN
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Medical Biophysics
  • Medical Cybernetics
  • Pharmacy
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Employment Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Biology 

Invitation for Visa Application
Recognition of foreign education
Main State Center for Education Evaluation

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

Nadezhda Bylova

+7 495 434-22-66, ext. 23-60
+7 903 763-13-97

Department of Admission to Higher Professional Education Programs

Head of the Department

Elizaveta Korotkaya

+7 495 434-31-74

Preparatory department

Pirogov RNRMU trains students from foreign countries so that they can pursue higher and postgraduate education at our university or any other Russian university.

The preparatory courses of our university bring together attendees from more than 30 countries every year.

Training is provided on a contract (fee-paying basis) and on a state-funded basis.

Places allocated for the 2024-2025 academic year

  • 75 fee-paying places
  • 75 state-funded places

Preparatory courses

Complete course (10 months)

  • 1st semester: Russian language (general linguistic course)
  • 2nd semester: Russian language (terminology)

Studying the major subjects taught in Russian, such as Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, and Biology.

Tuition fee 320,000 RUB

Crash course (4 months)

  • One semester: Russian language (general linguistic course and terminology)

Studying the major subjects taught in Russian, such as Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, and Biology.

Tuition fee 160,000 RUB

Required documents

Students from foreign countries apply for entrance exam preparation courses with prior registration.

Application dates:

  • July 17 - September 30 (for the complete course)
  • January 10-30 (for the crash course)

The list of documents required for admission of foreign citizens:

  • Personal application
  • Originals and copies of academic credentials. The academic credentials should be translated into Russian (the translation is notarized in the Russian consulate in the country of residence or in the Russian Federation)
  • Medical certificate confirming the absence of medical contraindications to studying in the Russian Federation, including the results of HIV infection, hepatitis С, syphilis, and tuberculosis tests

Discounts and awards

  • F. Gaaz award for foreign citizens pursuing Bachelor’s and Specialist’s programs – starting from the fourth year of study
  • A personal award in the amount covering the yearly tuition fee: a 100% discount
  • Senior students (from the fourth-year) having a 5.0 grade point average in their record book can be eligible for a discount
  • 10% for those who have passed exams with flying colors

Reasons to choose Pirogov RNRMU

  1. The quality of education. The university offers high-quality education based on academic excellence and cutting-edge research. The educational programs have been developed taking into account current healthcare demands and needs.
  2. Reputation and recognition. The university has a solid reputation and is recognized locally and globally.
  3. Resources and equipment. The university invests in its study programs and boasts state-of-the-art equipment, technology, and laboratories that provide our students with access to advanced methods and practical experience.
  4. International cooperation. We actively cooperate with many universities and organizations worldwide. This provides our students with the opportunities to go on exchange programs, study in other countries, and participate in international projects, which contributes to their cross-cultural experience and development.
  5. Real opportunities for career advancement. The university establishes strong relationships with various companies and industries, which provides students with extensive access to internships and practical work. The university has the Student and Graduate Employment Promotion Center.
  6. We offer the opportunity to undergo assessment to get a permit to work as middle grade medical staff.
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