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Orenburg State Medical University

Today, Russia has gained high popularity among international students who want to pursue MBBS abroad. Orenburg State Medical University is ranked among the top medical universities of Russia for pursuing MBBS and many other medical degrees. The university was established in 1944 by the decision of the State Committee of Russia. The official founders of the Institute are Lazarenko F.M., histologist, professor; Olifson L.E., chemist, associate professor; Silantyev A.K, associate professor, surgeon; the first director of the Institute was Fetisov N.V., surgeon-dentist.

Orenburg State medical University is located in the Orenburg city of Russia which is about 1,478 kilometres (918 mi) southeast of Moscow. The first batch of MBBS graduates from Orenburg State Medical University was released in May 1946. The MBBS degree from Orenburg State Medical University is recognized by major organizations like World Health Organization (WHO) and also by the Medical Council of India (MCI). The students who complete their MBBS from Orenburg State Medical University can come back and work in India as well after passing an exam conducted by MCI.


Orenburg State Medical University provides high quality medical education with updated infrastructure and modern equipments. The learning in Orenburg State medical University is not just limited to classrooms, rather the students are provided with complete opportunity to learn through practical and experiments. The curriculum of MBBS at Orenburg State medical University is designed according to the international standards. The curriculum of the university consists of a total 54 subjects in which students get theoretical as well as practical training in this university.

There are around 47 departments and 300 professors, associate professors and doctors working in Orenburg State Medical University. The university has highly experienced staff from reputed universities. The total number of departments in Orenburg State Medical University is 8 including General Medicine, Pediatrics, Preventive care, Clinical psychology, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing care and Department of post-graduate training for specialists.