Sechenov University (Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University) is the top medical university in Russia. Its history begins in 1758 as the medical faculty at Imperial Moscow University. The university comprises 9 faculties and 226 educational programs, including the MA program “Psycholinguistics of Intercultural Communication” run by the Institute of Linguistics and Intercultural Communication.

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.

Why study at Sechenov University

Sechenov University is one of the most prestigious Russian universities with a particularly strong academic tradition. It is situated in Moscow, a 12-million people city with a vibrant cultural life.

Courses are taught in English by a prestigious international group of professors from England, Hungary, USA, and Russia. All the professors are actively engaged in diverse research programs.


Typically, students live in the university dormitories. They are situated in a nice
and quiet downtown area, with easy transportation, where you can find supermarkets, restaurants and many diverse types of stores.

You can select: two students /one room (14.000 rubles/month, appr. 190 USD/month) or three students /one room (12.000 rubles/month, appr. 163 USD/month). Accommodation in individual rooms is also available by arrangement

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