- Higher Medical Course for Women
- Second Moscow State University
- Second Moscow Medical Institute
- Moscow Medical Institute named after I.V.Stalin
- Russian National Research Medical University named after I.N. Pirogov
- Russian State Medical University
- Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University
One of the oldest higher medical establishments of the Russian Federation is Russian National Research Medical University named after I.N. Pirogov. The University is located in Moscow. Russian National Research Medical University named after I.N. Pirogov is accredited and recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia and is currently under the authority of the Ministry of Health and Social Development of the Russian Federation. What is more, the University is also recognized by WHO (World Health Organization). It is one of top Universities of the Russian Federation.
In 1906, the first lecture in the University was conducted, it was Higher Medical Course for Women. The first graduation from this course was in 1912. Competition was very high, approximately 9 people at one seat.
In 1918, the Higher Medical Course for Women was transformed into 2nd State University (2nd Moscow State University). 2nd MSU was functioning up to 1930. Then 3 independent institutes were reorganized, including 2nd Moscow Medical Institute and 2nd MMI appeared. This higher educational establishment has been rapidly developing till the World War.
In 1930, the first Pediatric Faculty in the world was opened. The world's first faculty for medico-biologics was opened in this University in 1964.
In 1946, 2nd MMI was honored to be named after I.V.Stalin and up to 1957 the Institute was officially called 2nd MSMI named after I.V.Stalin. In 1957, the Institute was honored with the name of Russian surgeon and anatomist N.I.Pirogov as dedicated to its 50th foundation and in 1966 on its 60th anniversary was awarded with order of Lenin and obtained a new name of 2nd MOLSMI named after N.I.Pirogov.
In 1991, the Institute was transformed into Russian State Medical University and was given its present day name.
In 2006, Russian National Research Medical University named after I.P. Pirogov celebrated the 100th anniversary.
Structurally, the University includes 4 scientific research institutes, 8 educational faculties (Medical, Pediatric, Medicobiologic, Psychologico-Social, Pharmaceutical and Dentistry Faculties) and the Faculty of Advanced Training of Doctors with the total of 140 departments. 50 of Departments, mentioned earlier, take part in training of English speaking foreign students.
Students can improve their knowledge in huge scientific library, which is provided with the Internet access. Currently, the scientific library consists of more than 750 thousand items. First note in the registration book was made at 1906.
The University pays great attention to sports life of the students. There is well-equipped beach, gym, sports grounds for playing football, basketball, volleyball, tennis at their disposal. The cost is not very high and it is partially paid by students and trade unions.
Academic staff of Russian National Research Medical University named after I.P. Pirogov consists of more than 1900 lecturers.
Students of the University are offered to have practice at the best clinics of Moscow city. The University has its bases in 38 largest hospitals of Moscow city.
Currently, there are about 9000 undergraduate students, 583 postgraduate students, 798 residents, 400 interns, 89 external researchers, among of them there are 950 foreign students. Foreign students take an active part in sports events not only in the University, but in international competitions in Moscow and other cities of Russia.
The University closely collaborates with foreign organizations and Universities, such as: University named after Poincare, Voutren Centre in Nancy, France; Institute of Biological Physics in Leipzig; Clinic of Rhein-Westfalen Higher Medical School in Aachen (in terms of the activity of Russia-Germany Institute of Surgical Research); Berlin University (Germany): Basel University (Switzerland); Fox-Chase Oncology Centre in Philadelphia (with students’ participation); University of Iowa (USA); Oxford and London Universities (Great Britain) and others.
- Scientific Library
- Sports Center
- Internet Club
- Students’ Club
- Sports Stadium
- Recreation Camp
- Sports Ground
- Self-supporting Laboratories
- Scientific Laboratories
- General Medicine
- Medical Biochemistry
- Medical Biophysics
- Medical Cybernetics
- Clinical Psychology
- Social Work
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All students’ hostels are protected by the police during 24 hours. All the rooms are provided with the Internet access, TV set and telephone. Bathrooms, lavatories and kitchens for students are organized on the sharing basis. All the rooms are fully furnished for comfortable living and relaxation.
Adress: Russia, Moscow Region, Moscow city, Ostrovitianov Street, building 1