Rostov State Medical University

The official name of the University: Rostov State Medical UniversityYear of foundation: 1930

Address: 29, Nakhichevansky Lane, Rostov-on-Don, 344022, Russia

Rostov State Medical University is one of the leading Russian Medical Universities providing a broad set of educational programs. The teaching staff of the RostSMU consists of scientists and medical practitioners who are committed to their work.  Rostov state medical university has its own well developed academic infrastructure, which includes the unique medical library, a university clinic, sports,  leisure complex, and hostels for students. RostSMU students have access to electronic library resources, other modern means of communication during their studies. RostSMU is listed in the top twenty Medical Universities of Russia. RostSMU graduates have all the necessary knowledge, skills, and qualifications that enable them to succeed in their future careers, they are in demand in the medical sector.

Highlights of Rostov State Medical University, Russia 

Degree offered MD Physician (Equivalent to MBBS in India)
Course duration 5.8 Years 
Teaching Medium English Medium
Medical University Approved by Medical Council of India & WHO

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History of the Rostov State Medical University:

The Rostov State Medical University is the successor of Russian Warsaw University, evacuated to Rostov-on-Don, and converted into The Don University. The best representatives of the medical schools of Warsaw, Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Kazan were collected on its medical faculty and have founded their own unique Rostov medical school, which has become one of the best in Russia. In 1930, the Medical Faculty of the University was reorganized into the Institute of Medicine, which has become the largest medical university in the South of the USSR.

In the 50s, the Institute has grown significantly, the university became the first category, won the right to conduct the defense of dissertations for awarding the degree of Doctor of Science. It has organized the Evening Department and the Faculty for Advanced Training of physicians. In the 60s, there were opened the Central Scientific Research Laboratory, the Preparatory Faculty on Training Foreign Citizens, several new departments, and at the same time there was an improved clinical base. In 1994, the Institute was granted University status, and then there were organized several new faculties. Today the Rostov State Medical University is the largest medical research center in Southern Russia.

RostSMU today:

The Rostov State Medical University is the largest basic training and research center in southern Russia. Leading, advanced doctors, and world-renown scientists of Russia have formed on the basis of Rostov state medical university. Today the RostSMU operates Ninety-two departments, more than six hundred teachers working, among them, there are 119 Doctors of science, professors, and around 350 PhDs.

Rostov state medical university is an international medical school that trains more than a hundred nationalities and ethnic groups from all over the world. RostSMU develops international scientific cooperation with many countries exchanging scientific staff, students, teachers, highly qualified specialists, and participating in international scientific conferences.

The Clinic of RostSMU is a multi-field medical institution and medical care to the population of the Rostov region and other territories of Southern Russia. In the clinic, students acquire the necessary skills and get acquainted with modern medical equipment. RostSMU clinic includes 20 inpatient units with 675 beds. Under the national project in the sphere of HEALTH care physicians for the Rostov Region and the whole Caucasian region are successfully trained at our University.

RostSMU faculties:

  • Faculty of General Medicine
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Pediatrics
  • Faculty of Nursing
  • Faculty on Training Foreign Students and Postgraduates

Rostov State Medical University which has been training specialists for foreign countries since 1961 is highly appreciated abroad. In 1964 the Dean’s office of Faculty on Training Foreign Students and Postgraduates was organized. Foreign students are trained at the faculties of General Medicine, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, and Stomatology. Annually the University produces about 120 foreign specialists from about 100 countries of Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Many graduates of the Rostov State Medical University after completing the residency and postgraduate course became prominent statesmen, heads of clinics, hospitals, departments of Ministries of Health in their Motherland. 

RostSMU admission: One intake in a year 

  1. Intake: May-October

RostSMU Recognition:

The Rostov State Medical University is mainly recognized by the Ministry of Health and Education of Russia, Medical Council of India, World Health Organization, ECFMG (USA), Medical Councils of African, Arabian, Asian & Europian Countries, etc. RostSMU is listed in the top twenty Medical Universities of Russia.

Rostov state medical university Ranking:

Country Rank: 273, World Rank: 6818. RostSMU is the first choice of foreign students as well as for Indian students for studying Medicine (MBBS) in Russia. According to the Indian Embassy Rostov state medical university is in the top 20 list of Russian Government Medical Universities.


Rostov State Medical University Fees:

The fees structure for 2020: 

Fee Pattern Total Fee
1st Year
Fees
2nd-6th Per Year
Grand Total
Per Year 6200 USD 4250 USD 27450 USD

*Yearly fees include tuition fee, hostel fee & medical insurance fee.

*From 2nd to 6th year, tuition fees can be increased 2-4% every year as per university.

Duration of Studying MBBS in RostSMU, Russia

  • Duration of MBBS Course is 5.8 years for English Medium and 7 years for Russian Medium.

Why Rostov State Medical University?

  • RostSMU is one of the oldest medical universities in Russia after Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Kazan.
  • Only University in Rostov-on-Don which is recognized by the Ministry of Health & ministry of education and science of the Russian federation.
  • The only university is Rostov-on-Don, recognized by WHO, listed in the world directory of Medical Schools (AVICENNA Directory for Medicine).
    RostSMU diploma/degree recognized globally.
  • The only university in Rostov-on-Don, recognized by leading Medical councils viz. MCI, GMC, ECFMG etc.
  • Medical degrees obtained from the Rostov State Medical University are acceptable to the provincial/territorial medical regulatory authorities in Canada, and therefore acceptable to all medical organizations in Canada.

Rostov State Medical University Hostels:

Rostov State Medical University has five hostels, from them two are situated in University campus which is for new students, Hostels are very good and comfortable as compare to other universities, especially it’s very good for new students that two hostels are near, which is 5-10 minutes far from University, Canteen facility available for a daytime meal. 

Here are official videos links for University, Hostels, Students Feedback:

Admission Procedure to Study MBBS in RostSMU, Russia in Simple Steps:

  • STEP-1: Call or Visit Doctors-IEA Team Official representative of University.
  • STEP-2: Properly fill the online application form of the Rostov State Medical University.
  • STEP-3: After filling the online application form, the candidate will receive an offer letter from the university.
  • STEP-4: Pay processing fees and then submit all essential documents required to get admission in MCI recognized medical college-Rostov state medical university.
  • STEP-5: After receiving processing fees and original documents, the Doctors-IEA team will apply for an invitation letter and visa documentation.
  • STEP-6: After getting the Visa, the Doctors-IEA team will arrange tickets and all a proper set of documents to fly for a particular university with a group of students and their representatives.

What are the Eligibility Criteria for study MBBS at Rostov State Medical University for Indians?

Eligibility criteria for study MBBS in RostSMU are based on your 12th standard marks or grades.

  • You should be at the age of 17 on or before 31st December during the current year of admission.
  • The student must have more than 65-70 % marks per each subject in ECB in 12th
  • NEET  (Qualified marks) is mandatory to study MBBS in RostSMU.
  • Only regular students can apply not from open school.

The admission process begins by you sending us the scanned copy of the documents listed below, for more details or free counseling consult Doctors-IEA officially authorized representative of ROSTSMU for Indian and Foreign students.

Documents required for study MBBS in Rostov State Medical University  (For Indian Students)

  • Filled application form with fee guarantee letter.
  • Passport with a validity of a minimum of two years.
  • 10th, 12th Certificates, and mark-sheets.
  • 20  passport size photographs (35*45 mm @80% face at the matte finish paper with a white background.
  • Medical tests: HIV test, X-Ray Chest, Blood test, Health Fitness certificate.

For Other Countries: 

  • Filled application form with fee guarantee letter
  • Passport with a validity of a minimum of two years.
  • Secondary school certificate (English, Chemistry & Biology)
  • Medical tests: HIV test, X-Ray Chest, Blood test, Health Fitness certificate.
  • 20 Photos (passport size 35*45 mm at the matte paper)

We will get you the admission letter and invitation letter from the university. We will also guide you through the entire process and will complete all documentation including visa, ticket (for Indian students), For other countries aspirants, we will provide admission and invitation letter and will provide complete guidelines regarding visa, ticket. An incoming student enrolled through Doctors-IEA Team will receive by an official representative of RostSMU at Moscow airport or at Platov International Airport Rostov-on-Don.

Preparation for FMGE, MCI Screening Test:

As an official representative of Rostov state medical university, we put all the information quite vividly for both students and parents. Students pursuing MBBS from RostSMU to appear and clear the MCI screening test in order to get a license for practicing the medical profession in India. It is mandatory for all foreign return Medical graduates. The students can apply for FMGE registration when they come back to India after the completion of the MBBS course abroad. It is held in December and June (Twice a year). The student has to obtain 150 marks out of 300, there is no negative marking in the FMGE exam (MCI).

Our team provides online coaching for the MCI screening exam and visiting professors from India throughout the year. All the topics are properly explained in a detailed manner. It offers a great helping hand to students.

Rostov-on-Don city at a glance:

Rostov-on-Don or Rostov-na-Donu is the largest city in the south of Russia, the capital of the Rostov region, and the Southern Federal District. It is a major administrative, cultural, scientific, educational, and industrial center and a major transport hub of southern Russia. to the southeast of the East European Plain, on the Don River, it lies 32 kilometers from the Sea of Azov. The southwestern suburbs of the city about the Don River delta. Informally, Rostov-on-Don is called “the Gate to the Caucasus” and the southern capital of Russia. The climate is temperate continental. The average temperature in January is minus 3 degrees Celsius, in July – plus 23.4 degrees Celsius. City view:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4JjPUcZ89hQ 

The Rostov Regional Museum of Local History has collections on Cossack lore and war history. Nearby, Rostov Regional Museum of Fine Arts displays Russian art from the 16th–20th centuries. The Rostov Academic Drama Theater of Maxim Gorky, built in the shape of a tractor, presents classic and contemporary plays. Outside, Theater Square has fountains and a Ferris wheel. Rostov is a significant educational and cultural center of Russia. Rostov is a city of Peace and Calm. Rostov-on-Don is one of the host cities of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Rostov is connected by buses, railways, river port and an international airport (Platov International Airport). The public transport system is extensively developed and is used by a large number of people for daily commuting. It consists of buses, trolleybuses, trams.

International Students can take direct flights from their native country to Platov International Airport Rostov. It’s located in the city (Every day flights are available)

Frequently Asked Questions | MBBS Study in Russia | RostSMU

How much does MBBS cost in RostSMU, Russia?

Russia is one of the top choices for students aspiring for medical education in abroad. This choice is not only based on the fact that Russia has the highest literacy rate in the world but also because the cost of doing MBBS in Russia & RostSMU is quite affordable and low as compared to other Western countries and India as well. Fees structure for RostSMU is 18-22 Lac INR for full MBBS Course.

Is NEET required for MBBS in RostSMU, Russia?

Yes, NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) is made mandatory for students willing to pursue MBBS from RostSMU, Russia. The Medical Council of India has also made it quite clear that the NEET exam is essential for those aspirants who want to study medicine from abroad. Hence the first and foremost step to secure a seat for MBBS in Russia is to sit for NEET and qualify it. Once you clear it, based on your NEET score you can choose where to pursue MBBS from. RostSMU is one of the hotspots for Indian students.

Is MBBS Study in Russia safe?

Unfortunately not every medical aspirant’s dream to become an MBBS doctor in India does not turn into reality. Hence several candidates choose to study MBBS in Rostov State Medical University, Russia. However, the first concern for both parents and students is safety and security. Russia is quite safe for Indian students who wish to do their medical course from MCI and WHO approved medical college university (Rostov State Medical University). The crime rate is considerably low and there is no discrimination whatsoever with foreign students in the campus as well. So, Rostov-on-Don is just not safe but the best destination for MBBS abroad among foreign students.

What is the duration of an MBBS in RostSMU?

The duration for MBBS in RostSMU for Indian students is for 6 years (English Medium). It eliminates one year of internship that must be accomplished in India. This duration will be of 7 years if students opt to study MBBS in Russian medium. Foreign students are not compelled to undergo one year of preparatory course before they start the main medical course. Each year is divided into 2 semesters which makes it a total of 12 semesters. Each semester for five months. The first semester begins in September and concludes in January.

Is it a good choice to go to RostSMU for MBBS?

RostSMU, Russia is a dream choice for many students in India who want to do MBBS from abroad. There are several factors that make RostSMU a wise and advantageous option such as:

  • Direct admission, entrance exam needed for Indian students.
  • You will get the opportunity to study MBBS course in English Medium.
  • You need not pay any donation for admission as it is purely based on merit.
  • The fees are quite affordable and low as compared to many Western and Indian medical colleges.
  • Hassle-free and online admission procedure.

Is an MBBS degree from RostSMU, Russia valid in India?

Yes, the MBBS degree from Rostov State Medical University, Russia is absolutely valid and acceptable in India. The Russian medical universities are authorized and approved by WHO and UNESCO as well as by MCI. The degree is well-recognized and valid in different countries of the world as well. However, if you want to practice in India you must pass the MCI screening exam to get the license. It is mandatory for those students who have acquired their degrees from abroad to pass the FMGE (Foreign Medical Graduate Exam) to pursue a job or medical practice in India.

How to get Direct MBBS Admission in RostSMU, Russia?

For admission procedure contact Doctors-IEA Team, whos is the official representative of Rostov state medical university for Indians & International students. For more queries, you can call us at 1800-419-5827 (Toll-free) / +91-8010503035 (India) | +79515174507 (Russia). Students can find our details on the university’s official website also.

Call for more details about the university, admission, processing, fees at MBBS in RostSMU, Russia:

+91-7428212236, 7428203118, 8010503035

Toll-free 1800-419-5827 (For Indian Students), +79515174507 (International Students)
Students or parents can write to us at WhatsApp also: +917428212236, +79515174507

Rostov State Medical University, Russia