Kazan State Medical University, Russia

Kazan State Medical University, Russia

University at a Glance

Established in: 1814

Address: Ulitsa Butlerova, 49, Kazan, Respublika Tatarstan, Russia, 420012

The medium of Study: English

Acknowledged by: WHO, Ministry of Healthcare, Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, and other leading councils.

Average Fee: 400,000 Rupees per year (approx.)

Number of Students: over 5,500

Academic Staff: 1,500

Departments: 65

Library: over one million books of scientific and teaching literature (subscription of 354 foreign and 254 Russian scientific medical journals)

Academic Session begins: 1st September

Weather: Average Temperature is -12°C (January), +20°C (July); Average Rainfall is 70mm

Nearest Airport: Kazan International Airport in Tatarstan, Russia

Food: University Mess Available


Kazan State Medical University is a multi-functional and multi-level state institution for medical education. The university succeeds in developing bio-medical and clinical sciences along with broadening scientific knowledge of medical science. Kazan State Medical University functions on the basis of self-governance and belongs to the system of higher education and scientific research of the Ministry of Health of Russia. In 1994, the university was granted with a license by the State Committee of Russian Federation of Higher Education which issues the right to perform activities in the field of professional education. The university focuses on aimed preparation of experts in different fields of medicine according to global requirements.


The faculties of Kazan State Medical University include:

  • Faculty of General Medicine
  • Faculty of Paediatrics
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Preventive Medicine
  • Faculty of Nursing

Clinical training is performed at 54 units of the Ministry of Health of the Republic Tatarstan. There are 33 general hospitals, outpatients departments, 21 polyclinics, maternity hospitals, dental polyclinics, and others. The total number of beds is about 9,000.

Medicine Program:

General Medicine (MBBS)

Duration: 6 years

Fee Structure:

Tuition Fee: 360,000 Rupees per year (approx.)

Hostel Fee: 40,000 Rupees per year (approx.)

Total Fees: 2,400,000 Rupees (approx.)

Student Life:

Kazan State Medical University conducts athletic programs for the students. During the vacations, the students are provided with the relaxation in the camp “Medic”, located on the banks of the Volga River. There is a year-round recreation program including- football, tennis, basketball, swimming in summers, and skiing and skating in the winters. Kazan State Medical University offers its services to international students equally and the student’s club is used for different kinds of student activities. Also, students together celebrate different festivals and have their newspaper “Kazan Medical Student”.


Kazan State Medical University has 6 hostels for students. Students are offered different kinds of rooms, differing in size. 2 or 3 students can share the room. The rooms are comfortable, fully-furnished, and well-heated. Hostels provide with Internet access, TV set and telephone. Bathroom and kitchen for students are allotted on the sharing basis. Also, there are special areas for students to socialize and meet new friends. Hostels also have 24-hours guards for students’ safety and are very closely situated to the university.

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