Russia was the first country, where a pediatric faculty, by the Russian State Medical University was initiated. It was also the first country in Europe where Medico-Biological faculty was initiated. With over 48 Medical Colleges listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools (WDMS) published by the World Health Organisation (WHO), Russia is one of the world's leading destinations for medical courses.
It has been more than 30 years that Russia opened its doors for international students for acquiring education in Medicine and Healthcare. The Russian Federation has some of the finest Medical Universities in world ranking. Medical and Healthcare courses in Russia are taught in both English and Russian. The duration of the course in English is 6 years while for the course in Russian, the duration is 7 years.
You need to fulfill the following eligibility criteria in order to apply to a course Medicine and Healthcare in Russia:
Besides the above, medical students interested in studying in Russia will have to apply for the eligibility certificate as required by the Medical Council of India (MCI). The eligibility certificate is issued to only those students who take admission into recognised medical institutions as mentioned in the IMC Act.