I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University) is the top medical university in Russia. Its history begins in 1758 as the medical faculty at Imperial Moscow University.  

For over two centuries Sechenov University has been a pioneer in the Russian healthcare system. A lot of outstanding physicians and scientists, who contributed significantly to the progress in medicine, worked at the University. In 2018, Sechenov University celebrates its 260th Anniversary.

By the 260th Anniversary, the University has grown into academic, research and resource Center of Excellence in the Russian healthcare system. Medicine of the Future is developing at Sechenov University with a strong academic foundation in clinical medicine, expanding frontiers in advanced multidisciplinary research together with the world leaders in Engineering, Technology and Natural Sciences.

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Today Sechenov University is taking advanced steps towards a successful future. By 2020 Sechenov University will become an internationally-recognized comprehensive academic research platform integrating the world advanced developments aimed at personalized life-long health management and overcoming global health challenges. 

The University`s research-intensive environment supports collaboration between students, faculty and partners in creating new products and technologies.

Currently Sechenov University is the only member of the Russian Academic Excellence Project in QS World University Ranking by Subject (Medicine). Our clinical competence is a key advantage for cross-disciplinary basic research and discovery of new horizons in health and care. Our partner ecosystem allocates resources to the areas that translate Engineering, Technical and IT developments into solutions for the better health under personalized life-long health management system. We focus on multidisciplinary approach in promoting advanced research in Life Sciences at the Centers of Excellence.

Research-based training and world-wide research networks provide the next generation of health care specialists with new professional competencies.

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Clinical campus of Sechenov University was established in 1897. It was considered as one of the best and largest teaching hospitals in Europe. 

Today, the modern fully renovated University Hospitals have:

-         ~ 4 000 staff members;

-         > 3,000 hospital beds;

-         20 research & taeching buildings;

-         25 university clinics at University hospital;

-         25 University clinics at municipal hospitals;

-        >30% high-tech surgeries (Da Vinci robotic surgeries)  

In-patient departments of University Hospital provide multi-specialty high-tech healthcare services.

In 2018, Comprehensive Cancer Center was established at Sechenov University.  It provides cancer patients with full range of medical services.

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Medical Rehabilitation Center at the University Hospital is equipped with high-tech robotic equipment. It offers the most effective rehabilitation programs using the best world practices.

Since 2016, Sechenov University owns a  Heath Resort “Zvenigorog”, located in one of the most beautiful and ecologically favorable   areas of the Moscow region.  

University Hospital is a site for translation of the latest research results into clinical practice.

Sechenov University trains doctors in a wide range of specialties: general practitioners, surgeons, oncologists, urologists, anesthesiologists, etc.          

Over 18,000 students from all over the world study at the University in educational programs:

-Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Biotechnology, Social Work, Management;

-Master’s degree in Public Health;

-Specialist in General Medicine, Dentistry, Preventive Medicine, Pharmacy, Pediatrics, Bioengineering & Bioinformatics, Clinical Psychology.