KSMU & RCCI Partnerships


With 200 years of experience in medical training and around 700 students from more than 57 countries, KSMU is undoubtedly an international university. We take pride in the fact that students from all of the world want to study with us, and as a result, we go above and beyond to ensure that our international students feel comfortable and supported during their time in a new country. In Kazan, KSMU is the only university recognized by:

  • The Ministry of Healthcare and Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation.
  • The WHO, listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools (AVICENNA Directory for Medicine).
  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (USA).
  • Leading medical councils, including Australian Medical Council, General Medical Council, Medical Council of India, and more.

Kazan State Medical University


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  • KSMU has More than 5,500 medical students, clinical residents and interns
  • KSMU has 65 departments & more than 1,500 staff members
  • After Moscow and St. Petersburg, KSMU is the third oldest medical University in Russia
  • More than 40 KSMU residents have completed clinical internships at Yale School of Medicine
  • KSMU residents have received clinical training at Danbury Hospital via the University of Vermont Partnership


Residency Program

KSMU’s Internal Medicine Residency Training is a newly accredited internal medicine residency program by The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The three core years are based on overall goals and objectives for the residency training built upon CanMEDS roles and competencies. The additional forth year may include either a year in Internal Medicine, or a year in any subspecialty, research, or global health elective rotations.

KSMU Global Health
KSMU is an active partner and a host site for a consortium of Global Health initiatives with Yale University School of Medicine, University of Vermont, Western Connecticut Health Network, and Manatee Memorial Hospital in Florida. In the last 10 years, more than 500 KSMU students underwent summer clinical and research fellowships in 40 countries worldwide through an international student exchange program, and more than 200 non-Russian medical students were trained at KSMU.

GradMed Medical Doctor Program

A six-year course of study utilizing a subject-based methodology. After completion, students will have passed the US and Canadian Residency qualification exams, allowing them to apply in three different countries for Residency.

Internal Medicine Residency Program

A four-year program based at KSMU that has begun its inaugural 2016 class of residents in partnership with, and under the guidance of Royal College Canada International (RCCI).


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