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Kazan State Medical University

Kazan State Medical University

Based primarily in Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia, the Kazan State Medical University (KSMU) is a federal university made up of nine faculties.

The university got the license on 6 March 1994 by the State Committee of the Russian Federation of Higher Education which grants the right to perform activities in the field of professional education. Kazan State Medical University is a multifunctional and multi-levelled state institution of higher learning in medicine. It meets both personal and social needs in acquiring education in medicine, in developing biomedical and clinical sciences, as well as broadening scientific knowledge of medical sciences. KSMU functions on the basis of self-governance and belongs to the system of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the Ministry of Health of Russia. The highest body or KSMU self governance is academic council with university's regulations.

On March 6, 1994, the university was issued with a license number 16 G – 235 by the State Committee of Russian Federation of Higher Education which grants the right to perform activities in the field of professional education. Under the auspices of Kazan State Medical University there work a pharmaceutical and two medical colleges in Kazan, one medical college Mary EI Republic, lycee and biomedical classes on the secondary school basis. This complex educational system in the framework of the university provides the continuous higher education of medicine. Kazan State Medical University carries on an aimed preparation of experts in different fields of medicine for 10 republics, Povolzhie and Ural regions. According to the results of a rating of medical schools, KSMU takes the 16 place among 86 other universities.

Founded in 1814, KSMU was the second university institution to be founded in Kazan, the third medical university institution in the Russia.


5th November (according to the old calendar) 1804 The Emperor Alexander I declares in his royal command to establish a University in the city of Kazan

14th of May (2nd of May according to the old calendar) 1814 — Establishment of the «Department of Doctoral or Medical sciences» of Kazan University

1837 — The Anatomy Theatre was built

1840 — The University Clinic was opened

1858 — The Physiology Laboratory is launched

1893 — The first editions of «The Neurology Newsletter» are published

1900 — The complex of University Clinics starts functioning; the Bacteriological Institute is established on the basis of the Medical Faculty

1901 — The first editions of «Kazan Medical Journal» are published

5th November, 1930 — the Medical Faculty of Kazan State University is reorganized into Kazan State Medical Institute

1930 — Establishment of the Faculty of Prophylactic Medicine (Sanitary Medicine)

1932 — The Pediatric Faculty is created

1954 — Establishment of the Dental Faculty

1975 — Training at the Pharmaceutical Faculty is launched

1991 — The Faculty of Social Work is established

1994 — The Faculty of Management and Higher Nursing Education starts functioning

29th of April 1994 — Kazan State Medical Institute is reorganized and acquires the status of Kazan State Medical University

14th May 2014 — 200th Jubilee.


  • General Medicine Faculty
  • Pediatrics Faculty
  • Medicine and Prevention Faculty
  • Dentistry Faculty,
  • Medicine and Biology Faculty
  • Pharmacy Institute
  • Social Work and Higher Nursing Education Faculty
  • Advanced Training and Professional Retraining of Specialists Faculty
  • International Students Faculty
  • Medical and Pharmaceutical College
  • Dental clinic



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