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MBBS Admission in Russia


Russia is the largest country in the world. Its area is 17 098.242 thousand square km. The country is located in the eastern Europe and northern Asia.

From north to south the country stretches for over 4,000 km; from west to east – for almost 10,000 km. Russia borders on 16 countries. In the south-east - with North Korea (DPRK), in the south with China, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Georgia; in the south-west - with Ukraine, in the west with Belarus, Latvia, Estonia, Finland and Norway; the Kaliningrad Region borders on Lithuania and Poland.

Russian government’s policy has put forward subsidised tuition fees for foreign nationals, making studies more affordable in Russia. Russia is a vast land with vast culture and variety of weather conditions.

Although many institutions provide English medium for studies for foreign students, but it is mostly prefered to learn Russian languages as it will help them to adjust with people in Russia.



Popular destination for international students for pursuing MBBS right from a very early time has been Russia. About almost 30 top ranking medical universities from the top 100 ranking universities of the globe according to the World Health Organization (WHO)’s “Directory of World Medical School”., are in Russia’s plate. Pass-outs from Russian Medical Universities are working in leading and reputed Hospitals across the globe.

Russia is a preferred choice for International students because of highly subsidized fee by Russian Ministry of Health & Education as compared to other western countries. Low cost and high quality education creates awesome combination, which leads to be one of the major reasons for choosing top medical universities of Russia for MBBS studies. About 12 of the universities in Russia also provide studies in English medium, which makes it another plus point for moving forward to learning MBBS in universities in Russia.

All universities are recognized by WHO & Medical Council of leading countries like U.S.A, U.K, middle east, Australia, India, Canada etc.

Duration of MBBS in Russia in English medium is 6 years, where in students can also opt for MBBS in Russian medium, duration of which would be 7 years which includes 1 year as Russian Language Training



Students can take direct admissions in MBBS in Russia, without any entrance exam. As the Russian Government provides subsidy on education. The fee for MBBS goes down and makes it affordable for students. Average Russian MBBS fee can move between 2.5 lakhs to 5 lakhs per year. All the Russian Medical Universities are listed in WHO and MCI so a student who studies in Russian Medical University gets a quality education and his/her degree is acceptable for jobs in India and other parts of globe. All MBBS students in Russia get Medical Insurance for all courses and get full medical treatment when they need. Students get training for MCI screening test during the medical course and professors are well aware about the MCI screening test. Medical courses are taught in English and Russian languages, MBBS students also get training to learn Russian Language because by learning Russian language a student can communicate with patients in the hospital during the time of medical practice.

More reasons of pursuing MBBS from Russia are jotted down as below:

  • No Entrance exam & No Donation.
  • Easy Admission Procedure
  • Low & Subsidized course fees.
  • Worldwide Recognition of the Degrees provided by Medical Universities of Russia.
  • European Standard of Living
  • Degrees Recognized Worldwide
  • Indian Canteen is Available in most of the Universities.
  • Excellent Result in MCI Screening Test
  • Reference Available of Students working in Leading Hospitals Across the World
  • 100% Visa Guarantee


  • Monthly rent- 26,358.03 руб
  • Basic utilities- 6,813.08 руб
  • Food- 500.00 руб
  • Public transportation- 25.00 руб

Currently 1 Indian Rupee equals 0.92 Russian Ruble


Flight transportation is available from India to Russia, It can take 11 hrs to 28 hours to journey from Delhi to various locations in Russia. Air fare is nominal and pocket friendly for Indian people.