Facts About Studying MBBS in Russia
- April 29, 2021
- Russia is the seventh most popular international student destination in the world.
We might be a small country of 14.44 crores (2019) people but we’re world leaders in education. Russia is soon expected to take over China as the world’s third most popular study destination.
- Russia is currently home to nearly 334,000 international students.
That’s a 40% increase in international student numbers from 2025. Our high-quality education, easy access to student support services, multicultural society, and fantastic lifestyle make Russia an attractive study destination.
- Well Developed Institutions in Russia
The medical institutions in Russia are technically advanced and these are well-equipped with some of the best research infrastructure as well as excellent staff. Moreover, their teaching methods are also well developed due to which even being an international student, you will not have to face any problem. Most of the international medical institutes that are present in Russia offer education not only in Russian medium but English medium, as well. Therefore, irrespective of the country in which you reside, you will certainly not have any problem in acquiring the MBBS degree here.
- Top 10 Medical University in Russia
There are more than 70 medical universities in Russia. As all Russian medical universities are MCI certified and also listed in W.H.O., each M.B.B.S. scholar can practice anywhere in the world, including India. The university campus is well furnished and offers good food to students. They provide health insurance to their students. Below are some of the top-ranking medical universities in Russia.
1. Altai State Medical University Russia
2. Omsk State Medical University
3. Orel State Medical University
4. Ulyanovsk State Medical University
5. Volgograd State Medical University
6. Crimea Federal University
7. Bashkir State Medical University
8. Kazan Federal University
9. Kursk State Medical University
10. Kazan State Medical University
- An emphasis on student experience and graduate outcomes.
International students report almost 90% satisfaction scores for their living and study experience in Russia according to the 2019 Department of Education Survey.
- Russian Universities and Fee Structure
Russian universities are world-famous for the curriculum of their MBBS courses and their affordable fee structure. Let's have a look at some of the universities and their fee structure.
The fee structure differs from university to university. Some of the Russian medical universities charge approximately Rs 12,00,000, while the figure can go up to Rs 28,00,000. The fees can be paid in yearly installments. The Russian universities allow the students to go to their homeland at most 6 times in six years. The traveling expenses cost around Rs 30,000, which is subject to change in airline type and booking class. For detailed information, you can check with the consultancy about the fee structure in detail of every Russian university.
- Russian Government Scholarships
In addition, every year the Russian government offers so-called "state-funded places" in universities to international applicants. In 2020, 15,000 such spots were granted. The Russian Government has invested an average scholarship amounted to 1,484 roubles a month (approximately USD 22) in scholarships for international students.
- Our MBBS universities rank in the world’s top 50 in a huge range of study areas.
Russia provides world-leading education in many study areas. According to 2020 Rankings, our Institutions were highly rated in the following fields by The Times Higher Education World University:-
1. Arts & Humanities
2. Medical Science
3. Clinical, Pre-Clinical & Health
4. Engineering & Technology
5. Life Sciences
6. Physical Sciences
7. Social Sciences
- Job Opportunities in Russia
International candidates are taught Russian shortly after enrolling in a program. Knowledge of the language helps when foreign students later seek a job in the Russian market. Since most of the Indian students aspire to pursue a career in their home country, most of them leave Russia after completing their course. Those who get employment in Russia are offered all attainable facilitate from the country's immigration department to make them comfortable.
- Life in Russia
The local people residing in Russia are very friendly to Indian students. They communicate in Russian and treat Indians as good people in the world. They are very kind and generous by nature, which is very helpful for students who are afraid of visiting a new country. Apart from this, there are a lot of Indian communities that also hold exhibitions for Indian visitors. They also play an important role in entertaining Indian visitors.