I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University) is the top medical university in Russia. Its history begins in 1758 as the medical faculty at Imperial Moscow University.
For over two centuries Sechenov University has been a pioneer in the Russian healthcare system. A lot of outstanding physicians and scientists, who contributed significantly to the progress in medicine, worked at the University. In 2018, Sechenov University celebrates its 260th Anniversary.
By the 260th Anniversary, the University has grown into an academic, research and resource Center of Excellence in the Russian healthcare system. Sechenov University develops Medicine of the Future based on a strong academic foundation in clinical medicine, expanding frontiers in advanced multidisciplinary research together with the world leaders in Engineering, Technology and Natural Sciences.
Today Sechenov University is taking advanced steps toward a successful future. By 2020 Sechenov University will become an internationally-recognized comprehensive academic research platform integrating the world's advanced developments aimed at personalized lifelong health management and overcoming global health challenges.
The University`s research-intensive environment supports collaboration between students, faculty and partners in creating new products and technologies.
Currently, Sechenov University is the only member of the Russian Academic Excellence Project in QS World University Ranking by Subject (Medicine). Our clinical competence is a key advantage for cross-disciplinary basic research and the discovery of new horizons in health and care. Our partner ecosystem allocates resources to the areas that translate Engineering, Technical and IT developments into solutions for better health under a personalized life-long health management system. We focus on a multidisciplinary approach to promoting advanced research in Life Sciences at the Centers of Excellence.
Research-based training and worldwide research networks provide the next generation of health care specialists with new professional competencies.
The clinical campus of Sechenov University was established in 1897. It was considered one of the best and largest teaching hospitals in Europe.
Today, the modern fully renovated University Hospitals have:
– ~ 4 000 staff members;
– > 3,000 hospital beds;
– 20 research & teaching buildings;
– 25 university clinics at the University hospital;
– 25 University clinics at municipal hospitals;
– >30% high-tech surgeries (Da Vinci robotic surgeries)
In-patient departments of University Hospital provide multi-speciality high-tech healthcare services. In 2018, the Comprehensive Cancer Center was established at Sechenov University. It provides cancer patients with a full range of medical services