South Ural State Medical University (Chelyabinsk State Medical University) is a higher education institution under Russian federal control. The university implements a multi-level system of continuous training of specialists with higher medical, pharmaceutical, and humanitarian education, all from secondary schools to doctoral studies. South Ural State Medical University was established in 1944 as Chelyabinsk State Medical Institute when Kiev Medical Institute was transferred to Chelyabinsk city. In 1995, Chelyabinsk State Medical Institute was renamed to Chelyabinsk State Medical Academy. The international co-operational programmes of the university are quite extensive.

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Established on: 1st July 1944

Location: Ulitsa Vorovskogo, 64, Chelyabinsk, Chelyabinskaya Oblast’, Russia, 454092

The medium of Study: English for international students, Russian

Acknowledged by: Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Medical Council of India, World Health Organization

Country Rank: 266

World Rank: 7,027

Total Tuition Fee: 200,000 Rupees (approx.)

Number of Students: 4,791

Accreditation: IV

Departments: 62

Academic Teaching staff: 740

Library: Available

Academic Sessions: September first week

Annual Average Temperature: -0.5 °C (January); +24 °C (July)

Nearest Airport: Chelyabinsk International Airport in Balandino, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia

Food: University Mess Available

Admission Procedure: Direct (No Entrance Examination)

Eligibility to study MBBS in Russia at Chelyabinsk State Medical Universityy

In Russia, MBBS is popularly known as General Medicine. Therefore, students seeking to study General Medicine at Chelyabinsk State Medical Universityy must qualify for admission. The qualifications for studying General Medicine in this Institution include:

1) The student must appear in the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) Medical assessment.

2) The aspirant must score up to 50% in Physics, Biology, and Chemistry.

3) Applicant must be up to 17 years old as of December 31 of that academic year.

4) The student must submit a medical certificate and health insurance documents.

5) The student must have no criminal report.

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Reasons to Join Chelyabinsk State Medical Universityy

  • 24/7/365 accessibility of Internet network
  • Binding books and photocopy amenities
  • Sports arena and playground
  • Comfy library amenities
  • Transportation and Medical Amenities
  • 100% Tight Security
  • Canteen provisions
  • Advanced labs
  • Affiliated medical centers
  • Recreational area

Cost of Education at Chelyabinsk State Medical Universityy

For MBBS Program at Chelyabinsk State Medical Universityy of Russia, the fee structure for Indian students is as following-

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Medical Insurance:  Starts at Ruble 12,000/Year

International Collaborations:

Chelyabinsk State Medical University is one of the co-founders of the South Ural Research Centre for Population Health of Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, started in 2002. Students, interns, residents, young tutors of the university are actively involved in the scientific research on the international scale, co-ordinated by the Student Scientific Society (SSS) and the Council of Young Scientists. The international relationships are constantly expanded by Chelyabinsk State Medical University and it takes part in the execution of 2 international large-scale programs- one of which is carried out with the University of Rochester (USA). In the context of co-operation with foreign universities, an exchange program of students and residents are taking place within the International Federation of Medical Students’ Association (IFSMA).


The faculties of Chelyabinsk State Medical University are:

  • General Medicine
  • Paediatrics
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Dental or Stomatology
  • Pharmacology
  • Post Graduation

Presently, Chelyabinsk State Medical University has an academic teaching staff of 740 teachers which includes 157 doctors, 390 candidates of sciences, who successfully train 4,500 students in 62 departments. During the 70 years of history, Chelyabinsk State Medical University has trained more than 24,000 professionals in the healthcare field.


Chelyabinsk State Medical University has 4 residence halls, an auditorium, a rehabilitation summer camp, a ski centre, a gym, a fitness room, and a creative centre. In 2008, a modern auditorium with 570 seats was established and is considered one of the best auditoriums in the city.

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