Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University

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scientific schools
Bachelor's, Specialist's, Master's programs
residency programs
PhD programs
students pursuing Bachelor’s, Specialist’s and Master’s degrees
students pursuing advanced training programs
school students participating in pre-university training programs
residents and PhD students
international students

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

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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

Preparatory department – 160,000 – 320,000 RUB

Reasons to choose Pirogov RNRMU

  1. 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. Local and global reputation and recognition. 
  3. State-of-the-art equipment, technology, and laboratories that provide the students with access to advanced methods and practical experience.
  4. The opportunities to go on exchange programs, study in other countries, and participate in international projects that contribute to cross-cultural experience and personal and professional development of students.
  5. Real opportunities for career advancement. 
  6. The opportunity to undergo assessment to get a permit to work as middle grade medical staff.

Educational programs

Specialist’s and Bachelor’s programs

  • General Medicine (majors: General MedicineRU, EN, Fundamental Medicine RU)
  • Pediatrics RU
  • Dentistry RU, EN
  • Pharmacy RU
  • Medical Biochemistry RU
  • Medical Biophysics RU
  • Medical Cybernetics (majors: Medical Informatics RU, Bioinformatics RU)
  • Clinical Psychology RU
  • Employment Psychology (major: Safety Psychology RU)
  • Biology RU
  • Social Work RU
  • Fundamental and Applied Biology (major: Biomedicine RU)

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


Application opening date – June 20, 2024

Foreign citizens can apply:

  • based on the results of the Unified State Exams
  • based on the results of entrance exams held by the university

You can apply in person or in electronic format

Applicant’s Personal Account

Entrance exams

Bachelor’s/Specialist’s/ Master’s programs

  • computer-based testing (offline or online)

PhD programs

  • in oral form (offline)

Residency programs

  • computer-based testing (offline)

The number of the Russian Government quotas

  • Bachelor’s programs – 6 places
  • Master’s programs  – 2 places
  • Specialist’s programs – 148 places
  • PhD programs  – 10 places
  • Residency programs  – 34 places
  • Continuing professional education program – 50 places
  • Preparatory department – 75 places

Preparatory Department

The preparatory courses of our university bring together attendees from more than 90 countries every year.

Study programs

  • Complete course (10 months)

Application dates
July 17 - September 30

  • Crash course (4 months)

Application dates
January 10-30

  • The study programs include the Russian language courses and physics, chemistry and biology courses
  • Training is provided on a contract (fee-paying) basis and on a state-funded basis.
  • Students from foreign countries apply for entrance exam preparation courses with prior registration.

Preparatory courses

To successfully complete the courses, students must successfully pass final exams in the Russian language, biology, chemistry, and physics (in written and oral forms).

After students successfully complete the preparatory courses, they obtain a certificate in Russian and English. This document can be taken into consideration for students applying for the first year of studies at medical and pharmaceutical universities in the Russian Federation.

Financial support

  • The opportunity to transfer to state-funded places subject to requirements
  • Up to 100% tuition discounts for achievements in student, sports and public life
  • Personal scholarships from the university for scientific achievements
  • Increased state academic scholarships for state-funded students


International students live together in one building of the comfortable dormitory. The dormitory has everything you need, including an ensuite bathroom, a kitchen, and self-study rooms. In winter, the dormitory rooms are heated.

The dormitory is located within walking distance of the main university building and the nearest metro station.


The climate in Moscow is mid-continent.

Summer. Summer is warm and rainy.

+22-24°С in the daytime +12-14°С at night

Winter. In winter, Moscow has a rather high snow cover.

-5°С in the daytime -10°С at night

However, extreme warm and cold spells also occur. In summer, the air warms up to +30 °С. In winter, the temperature reaches -30 °С, though rarely.

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