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. Sechenov University develops Medicine of the Future based on strong academic foundation in clinical medicine, expanding frontiers in advanced multidisciplinary research together with the world leaders in Engineering, Technology and Natural Sciences.
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 & teaching 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.
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.
The 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 etc.
Why do Malaysian applicants choose to study medicine in Russia?
Diplomatic relations between the USSR and Malaysia were established in 1967, and since then both countries have maintained contacts in various fields,particularly, in education.
Many Malaysian students enter Russian universities, most of them choose to study medicine.
Being a doctor is one of the most prestigious professions in Malaysia, and Russian universities offer high quality education in different fields of medicine.
In addition, there are several Russian medical universities, where diplomas are recognized by the Malaysian Medical Council. And one of such universities is Sechenov University.
It means that a graduate can immediately start a medical practice as soon as he/shereturns to Malaysia. He/she just need to register at the Malaysian Medical Council. If the University is not included in this list , the graduate should apply for diploma recongnition and pass a proficiency exam in Malaysia.