With 200 years of experience in medical training, KSMU is justifiably an international University. Around 700 students from more than 57 countries around the world study here and half of them study in English. Moreover, According to the Academic Ranking of World Universities-European Standard ARES-2014, published by European Scientific-Industrial Chamber, KSMU was the third place among the medical universities in Russia. Founded in 1814, KSMU was the second university institution to be founded in Kazan, the third medical university institution in the Russia. Kazan State Medical University is a multifunctional and multi-levelled state institution of higher learning in medicine. It meets both personal and social needs in acquiring education in medicine, in developing biomedical and clinical sciences, as well as broadening scientific knowledge of medical sciences. KSMU 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. The highest body or KSMU self governance is academic council with university's regulations. On March 6, 1994, the university was issued with a license number 16 G – 235 by the State Committee of Russian Federation of Higher Education which grants the right to perform activities in the field of professional education.
The curriculum for General Medicine (M.D equivalent to M.B.B.S), Dentistry and Pharmacy are righteously extensive and updated. Each subject begins with studying of the disease and emphasis is laid on epidemiology, aetiology, pathogenesis, pathological physiology, pathological morphology, clinical picture, methods of laboratory and instrumental examination of a patient, diagnoses, differential diagnoses, complication, prognosis, treatment and prevention. Latin terms are given according to the International Nomenclature of different specialties. During the period of training students are taught special subjects: in succession they learn theoretical (from 1st to 3rd year) and clinical fundamentals (from 4th to 6th year) and acquire necessary practical skills. Every stage of training builds a foundation to climb up to the next level. The teaching process includes approach, beginning with lectures proceeded by laboratory and practical work at hospitals along with in depth examination of patients, clinical duties etc. Along with meticulous teaching equal emphasis is laid on colloquial, tests, quizzes, examinations, state examinations, final Interdisciplinary test, oral answers, laboratory and written works, MCQ-tests, recording of case histories also form the part of day-to-day activity.
- More than 5500 medical students, clinical residents and interns
- 9 faculties
- 65 departments
- Staff of more than 1500
- KSMU is the third oldest Medical University in Russia after Moscow and St. Petersburg.
- Only university in Kazan which is recognized by the Ministry of Healthcare & Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation.
- Government funded University.
- Only university in Kazan, recognized by the WHO, listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools (AVICENNA Directory for Medicine).
- Only university in Kazan, recognized by ECFMG (USA).
- Only university in Kazan, recognized by leading medical councils viz. AMC, GMC, NMC etc.
MBBS(MD EQUIVALENT TO MBBS)