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Siberian State Medical University

Year of foundation: 1878
City: Tomsk
Address: Moskovskiy Trakt, 2, Tomsk, Tomsk Oblast, Russia [Show map]

The Siberian State Medical University was founded in 1888 as the medical faculty of the Imperial Tomsk University. Today it is one of the three best medical universities in Russia. SibMed is a large scientific, educational and clinical complex that includes seven faculties where over 5,000 students from 55 regions of Russia and 24 countries study.

The teaching staff of the University consists of 80% of specialists with academic degrees and titles. The students of SibMed have a unique opportunity to study and practice on the basis of their own multi-profile clinics, where annually more than 20,000 patients receive medical care. The professional staff of doctors of SibMed clinics is unique — among them there are professors, doctors of sciences, and PhDs. The clinics are equipped with all necessary modern equipment: ultramodern computer tomograph, MRI, gamma camera, endoscopic and ultrasound complexes, and many others.

The Siberian State Medical University Scientific Medical Library is the only public medical library in Tomsk Oblast and the largest specialized library in Siberia.

The university successfully operates modern level training simulation center, which is one of two centers in the Russian Federation that received accreditation of the European Society of Simulation in Medicine, on a par with the centers of France and Austria.

A European-level training simulation center is successfully operating at Siberian State Medical University, which is one of two centers in the Russian Federation that have received accreditation from the European Society for Simulation in Medicine (SESAM), along with the centers of France and Austria.

The university has a large museum complex, where students have the opportunity to study on the basis of unique exhibits, the collections of which have been formed over 120 years. A number of exhibits are the only copies in the world.

Today, Siberian State Medical University provides students with a modern higher medical education. Reputable scientific schools and the best traditions are combined with a high level of education quality and an honest, uncompromising approach to learning. Within the walls of the university world discoveries in the field of medicine were made, and among the graduates there were over 800 doctors of sciences and professors, 42 academicians, 2 Presidents of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Russia (Nikolai Burdenko, Vladimir Timakov), Minister of Health of the RSFSR (Anatoly Potapov).

In 2015, Siberian State Medical University became the first medical university in Russia accredited by the Skolkovo Technology Park.

In Siberian State Medical University, there is an opportunity to study in parallel with the main studies at unique medical English courses. Great attention is paid to language training at the university. An English speaking club operates regularly.

Being a student of Siberian State Medical University is difficult, but interesting. Here everyone can develop their talents and find themselves not only in studies, but also in music, sports, volunteering and much more. The university has more than 20 diverse creative associations, a student scientific society, there are KVN teams and its own theater.


Siberian State Medical University is represented in the following national and international university rankings:

  • Round University Ranking (29th place in Russia, 624th place in the world);
  • “Medicine” Round University Ranking (17th place in Russia, 505th place in the world);
  • Moscow International University Ranking “Three University Missions” (34-41 place in Russia, 901-1000 place in the world);
  • Webometrics Ranking of World Universities (99th place in the Russian Federation, 3rd place among medical universities of the Russian Federation);
  • Interfax National University Ranking (53rd place in the Russian Federation, 3rd place among medical universities of the Russian Federation).

In 2021, for the first time, Siberian State Medical University entered the international ranking of the best universities in the world. According to THE University Impact Rankings, Siberian State Medical University ranked in the 101-200 group, in the category of “Strengthening health and well-being” and took the 4th place among medical universities in the Russian Federation.

Annual tuition fee – 332,400 RUB