International student community is subdivided into academic groups of seven to ten persons. The second-year medical students attend clinics where they practice nursing. Clinical subjects are taught from the third year of study. 

All Sechenov Universirty's facilities are accessible for students throughout the course. 

Students fond of research activities are welcome to join scientific societies that work within all chairs of the University. This is the best way of sharpening professional expertise and research skills, which are essential along the course of the degree studies. 

The University provides rich cultural and sports opportunities: student clubs, dozens of sports clubs, a youth theater, a choir, a volunteer center. Annually the University holds a student ball (dancing party), a beauty contest “Miss First MSMU”, a talent contest, sports competitions and other events. The University has its own Central Scientific Medical Library, Museum of the History of Medicine, stadium (multi-purpose sports complex with a swimming pool), student health camp on the Black Sea coast, botanical garden, and vivarium.