Mari State Medical University, Russia

A centre of scientific research and education, Mari State Medical University is acknowledged as the founder member of the International Association of Finno-Ugric universities, along with four other universities. The university is included as a member of Russia’s Association of Classical Universities. The European standard of quality education is met by Mari State University by following the international curriculum. With its technological advancements and modern infrastructure, the university tries to provide well-equipped exposure to the students. Presently, Mari State University has four Schools:

·         Physics and Mathematics

·         History and Philology

·         Agriculture and Biology

·         Chemistry

University at a Glance

Founded in



424000, Volga Federal District, Republic of Mari El, Yoshkar-Ola, Lenin Square 1.

Total Number of Students

More than 8,000 students

Academic Year Begins

the first working day of September

Recognized by

Medical Council of India, Ministry State Health and Education Russian Federation, World Health Organization

The language of Instruction

English and Russian

Course Structure

Semester-based student evaluation and reporting

University Campus

7 educational buildings and 8 residential halls

Total area

128 000 m2

Fee Structure

1st year 3,50,000 Rupees; 2nd-6th year 2,50,000 Rupees per year; food – 50,000 Rupees


Asian and European Cuisine

Average Temperature

-11 degrees (January) and +16 degrees (July)

Nearest airport

Yoshkar-Ola Airport, Republic of Mari El.

University Introduction:

The school follows an international curriculum. The quality of education of the school is comparable to European standards. The university has 6 institutes which are Institute of Agricultural Technologies, Institute of Economics Management and Finances, Institute of Medicine and Natural Science, Institute of Additional Professional Education, Institute of Pedagogics and Psychology, and Institute of National Culture and Intercultural Communication. The university classrooms and laboratories have modern infrastructure and technology that are well equipped. It is listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools. It is also recognized by UNESCO, European Medical Council and Medical Council of India. 


The well-educated teaching staffs include around 100 science professors and doctors along with 400 science candidates and associate professors.

The university has 6 faculties which include Faculty of Medical science, Faculty of Physics and Mathematics, Faculty of Foreign languages, Faculty of Law, Faculty of History and Philology, Faculty of Physical education, Faculty of Sports and Tourism and Faculty of Electrical Engineering.

Medical Programs:

  • General Medicine (MBBS)

Duration of course: 6 years

The Form of Studies: full-time

  • Pharmacy

Duration of course: 5 years

The Form of Studies: full-time

Mari State Medical University Fee Structure 2019

1st Year $5500
2nd – 6th Year 5 X $4500
Total Fee for 6 Years  Rs. 19.60 lakh

Student Life:
Students can look forward to friendly and diverse experiences at Mari State University. They can develop their knowledge and communication skills through constant interactions that they have at various innovative communities, science clubs, and cultural events. Volunteering, charity work, and sports are among other interesting options to explore along with studies. Each institute consists of scientific societies, for students, offering seminars, youth forums, and conferences on the city, republican, regional, national, and international levels. Participants can use these opportunities to obtain a diploma for their portfolio and also they get a chance to interact with students from different institutions, cities, and cultures.


Hostels at Mari State University provide their students with the best facilities available comprising healthy as well as the culture-friendly environment for a comfortable stay. Cultural festivals are frequently held in the university in which the students from various countries take part. An appreciable collection of books and research works can be found in the library.  The hostels also have twenty-four hours security services and medical emergency backups.

Campus Life:

The university has a number of extra-curricular activities. The university is involved in events, competitions and projects such as cultural events, dancing parties, interest clubs, and volunteering.

Why Should I Study at Mari State University?

  • It aims to facilitate education to students around the world
  • Is focused on the development and implementation of innovative diagnostic treatment and prevention technologies.


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