Preparatory Courses

Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University is actively working with future students, organizing specialized classes in partner schools, conducting professional orientation events, master classes and summer schools in various areas of medicine.

Further, we offer training for international students in additional general education programs in the Russian language, physics, chemistry and biology, which prepare students from foreign countries for further higher and postgraduate education at the Pirogov Medical University and other universities of the Russian Federation.

Every year, students from more than 30 countries of the world study at the preparatory courses of our University.

Application for admission to preparatory courses

Prepare application documents and plan your visit to our University:

  1. Personal application

  2. Original and copy of educational documents. Education documents must be translated into Russian (translation is notarized at the consulate of the Russian Federation of the country of residence or in the territory of the Russian Federation)

  3. A medical certificate indicating that there are no medical contraindications for studying in the Russian Federation, including the results of a study on HIV infection, hepatitis C, syphilis, and tuberculosis

If you need a visa to enter Russia, request an invitation from us in advance.

Pay attention: Getting an invitation and a visa takes more than a month. Keep this in mind when planning your visit.

Course Programmes

Full course program (10 months):

1st semester

  • Russian language (general linguistic course)

2st semester

  • Russian language (terminology)
  • Education in the main subjects in Russian:
    • Chemistry
    • Physics mathematics
    • Biology

The deadline for submission of documents and the signing of the contract — from September 10 to November 14.

Dates of beginning classes — from October 1 to November 15. Groups are formed depending on the date of arrival.

Express course of study (4 months):
  • Russian language (general linguistic course and terminology)
  • Education in the main subjects in Russian:
    • Chemistry
    • Physics mathematics
    • Biology

The deadline for submission of documents and the signing of the contract - from December 15 to January 30.

Dates of beginning classes — from the beginning of February. Groups are formed depending on the date of arrival.

Terms of completion

  • Successful passing of final exams in Russian language, biology, chemistry and physics — in writing and orally.

  • The results of final exams are not entering exams for 1 course.

Issued document and opportunities for graduates

After successful completion of training at the preparatory courses, the Certificate is issued in Russian and English.
This document can be taken into account when entering the first year of medical and pharmaceutical universities of
the Russian Federation.

Contacts

For any questions, please contact Dean Office of the International Medical School.