Established in 1944, Orenburg State Medical University (OrSMU) is one of the oldest, most regarded, and globally recognized medical universities in Russia. Situated in the Orenburg City, OrSMU is consistently placed in the list of top medical universities in Russia. OrSMU offers MBBS Program to medical aspirants from Russia as well as from other countries worldwide, and its medical qualification is recognized globally, including countries like the United States, Canada, and India. With a glorious history of more than seven decades, and a delicate balance of experience, expertise, and modernity, OrSMU is one of the best universities to study MBBS in Russia.

Quick Facts
  • Orenburg State Medical University has 75+ experience in providing medical education, research, and training.
  • Forbes ranked Orenburg State Medical University the Second-Best Medical University in Russia.
  • OrSMU is affiliated with 18+ hospitals, its library has 400,000+ books, and the University holds 350+ patents.
  • More than 1000+ Indians have graduated from the University, and every year, 200+ OrSMU students qualify MBBS.
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The University

Orenburg State Medical University, a renowned medical university in the Russian Federation, was established in the year 1944, before World War II. The University is located in the city of Orenburg, nearly 1,456 kilometers away from the city of Moscow, the capital of Russia and nearly 2,166 kilometers away from the city of Saint Petersburg. 

The University is one of the best medical universities in Russia. Forbes, leading American Business Magazine, ranked Orenburg State Medical University the Second-Best Medical University in Russia. 

One of the best things about Orenburg State Medical University is that it excellently combines its years of experience and expertise with the modern technology, innovation, and novel ways of education which makes sure that students benefit from the decades of its experience and also gather expertise on modern techniques and equipment of healthcare. The OrSMU libraries have an aggregate collection of more than 400,000 books, and the University holds 350+ patents under its name, thanks to the continuous innovation by OrSMU members and students.

To let all the students get benefitted from its history and get familiar with its heritage, Orenburg State Medical University has a dedicated University Museum, which represents a collection of its history, milestones, and remarkable achievements. 

Due to its affordable fees structure and an international community of students, Orenburg State Medical University has become one of the most sought-after universities for Indian students to pursue MBBS in Russia. Besides fees and quality of education, the process of admission to the MBBS Program of OrSMU is highly appreciated by the Indian students since the University offers direct admission to NEET Qualified students without any requirement to go through any additional entrance examination. Until now, more than 1,000 Indians have graduated from OrSMU who are now practicing in different countries worldwide. 

To deliver the best possible experience for medical education in Russia, Orenburg State Medical University has a team of 300+ experienced professors and teachers who are specialists in their respective fields and help students hone their academic and research skills that help students during clinical training. 

To make sure that students have adequate hands-on experience in the field of medicine by the time of their graduation, OrSMU provides clinical training at 18 different hospitals in Russia. During hands-on clinical training at the University-affiliated hospitals, students are involved in patient care and treatment of all kinds of illnesses and diseases. Every year, more than 200 students qualify OrSMU’s rigorous MBBS Program and step out as qualified doctors.

Orenburg State Medical University is not only approved by the Medical Council of India (MCI) but by the Medical Council of India and duly certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG). This global recognition of the OrSMU empowers its students to qualify country-specific medical licensing examinations and earn a license to practice medicine in Russia, India, the United States, Canada, or another country of their choice.

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University Address

Orenburg State Medical University
Sovetskaya Ulitsa, 6, Orenburg,
Orenburg Oblast, Russia, 460000

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MBBS Program

Orenburg State Medical University offers a 6-Year MBBS Program in Russian as well as English Medium. During 6-Year long medical education, research, and training, students learn 54 medical disciplines and get training in 47 different departments. 

The Program for MBBS in Russia is focused on building a strong academic base with a pragmatic approach to education and medical research. To provide hands-on clinical experience, the students studying MBBS in Russia are involved in clinical training from the second year of MBBS. While education in classrooms and laboratories helps the students develop academic skills and sound theoretical understanding, clinical training in University-affiliated hospitals help them apply their knowledge into practice.

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Admission & Support

To get admission to the MBBS Program of Orenburg State Medical University, you can apply online at Rus Education website.

Rus Education is exclusively authorized by the Russian Centre for Science and Culture (Cultural Department of The Embassy of the Russian Federation in India) to promote Russian Education among Indian Citizens. Rus Education is also an authorized associate of Orenburg State Medical University. We facilitate one-window admission to the MBBS Program of Orenburg State Medical University with no requirement of any donation or capitation and without any entrance examination.

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Examination Support

FMGE (Foreign Medical Graduates Examination) Preparation

USMLE (United States Medical Licensing Examination) Preparation

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Student Life

At Orenburg State Medical University, students get to experience a life of fulfillment with well-maintained amenities and vibrant culture on Campus as well as within the city. OrSMU Campus is not limited to classrooms and laboratories but great culture and life as well.

To make the student life a comfortable and memorable experience, the University offers fully managed hostel facility and plenty of recreational facilities, including sports clubs, organization of cultural activities, tournaments, and competitions focused on extra-curricular activities, the celebration of different festivals, etc.

For Indian students, a dedicated facility for Indian food is there. Besides food, students from India not only enjoy a great international community at OrSMU but also finds many students from India that create a home-like environment for the Indian medical students studying MBBS in Russia at OrSMU. Along with regional festivals, all Indian festivals are celebrated on-campus which makes the University a second home for students. 

Within a community of students from across the globe, OrSMU students also get a chance to explore other cultures and values and organize cross-cultural events that foster the life-long bond between the students and shape their personality for a global stage. 

The city of Orenburg also offers students attractive locations they can explore on an off-day or during their vacations, not to mention City’s museums where students can explore the history, art, and heritage of Orenburg, historic churches, temples, and mosques and the National Village which is a collection of traditional houses in styles of local people. 

To imbibe communal and social values and make students used to work in a team, OrSMU organizes volunteering activities that focus on helping the community members, providing assistance and care to people in need. Student Festival organized on campus also offers a great opportunity for students to express themselves, know others better, and go beyond their daily routines. 

At OrSMU, sports activities are a big part of campus activity, which helps the students stay fit, concentrated, and well energized, which ultimately helps them in better education. OrSMU has dedicated clubs for Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Darts, Athletics, Mini Football, Table Tennis, Swimming, Hiking and Skiing, Fitness, and Chess. Depending on the type of spots, there are separate arrangements for boys and girls. Interested students can enroll in the sports club of their choice and purpose their hobby along with their medical education in Russia.      

To all the students, OrSMU offers not only better education but also a life that goes beyond the program curriculum and prepares students for not only professional but also personal challenges in life.

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Student Feedback

S.No.  Name Country Testimonial
1. Kalyani Gotmar, Student, OrSMU (2015 Batch) India I am a student at Orenburg State Medical University, and I am very happy with my choice. Orenburg State Medical University has provided me with all the possible facilities I need for a comfortable study and life. And with gratitude, I would like to thank Rus Education for being so much supportive throughout the way.
2. Dr. Ashok Patel, Alumnus, OrSMU India Joining Orenburg State Medical University was the best decision I made. All the professors are very enthusiastic about their field and are willing to help the students at all times. I strongly encourage Indian Students to consider Orenburg State Medical University among the Top Medical Universities of Russia while pursuing their career in medicine.
3. Sakshi Dubey, Student, OrSMU (2017 Batch) India Orenburg State Medical University is one of the top Medical Universities in Russia. It has the best hostel facilities like Indian mess, hostel rooms. Our caretakers are so helping; they love us like their own kids. And I'm so grateful and happy to be here.