Bashkir State Medical University is one of the top Universities of Russia to study medicine. 

Bashkir State Medical University

Bashkir State Medical University

About Bashkir State Medical University:

Bashkir State Medical University, established in 1932, is one of the leading medical universities in the Russian Federation and the center of medical and pharmaceutical sciences of the Republic of Bashkortostan.

BSMU is a center for undergraduate studies which provides undergraduate courses in 56 scientific majors and doctoral courses in 8 scientific majors. There are 10 doctoral and 3 candidate dissertation councils which are responsible for academic degrees in 23 majors.

It is home to famous Bashkirians, as well as Russian scientists, researchers, and doctors. 

At first, there was only one faculty – Faculty of General Medicine. In 1961 Faculty of Pediatrics was created, in 1970 – Faculty of Preventive Medicine (later renamed to Faculty of Preventive Medicine and Microbiology), in 1976 – Faculty of Dentistry, in 1981 – Faculty of Pharmacy. 

In 2010 Ufa Medical College became a part of Bashkir State Medical University(BSMU).

Nowadays BSMU includes five faculties:

  • Pediatrics
  • Preventive Medicine


Faculty of General Medicine exists since 1932, when Bashkir  Medical Institute was created. It is the largest unit of the BSMU. Since the establishment of the Faculty about 16000 physicians have graduated from it.

Faculty comprises 25 departments.  Students can choose from about 50 specialties, such as Internal Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Oncology, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Cardiology, Traumatology, Psychiatry, Urology etc.  

Students  across the globe:

There are over 8000 medical students, including more than 850 foreign students from 40 countries, about 1000 clinical residences and PhD programs and 7000 postgraduate professional trainings in our University. BSMU also includes the medical college, which offers vocational secondary education in specialties of Nursing and Prosthetic Dentistry.

University has the United Center of Simulation-Based Training, equipped with state-of-art simulators, where students, clinical residents and physicians of BSMU can enhance their practical skills in neonatology, anesthesiology, resuscitation, obstetrics and gynecology, endoscopy, neurosurgery. Since 2016 there is the Center in BSMU for primary accreditation of doctors and pharmacists.

Large Scientific center of BSMU:

BSMU is a large scientific center, where basic and applied research is carried out. Scientific infrastructure of BSMU includes Central Scientific Research Laboratory, Cell Culture Laboratory, Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Vivarium, Scientific Research Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, Scientific Research Institute of Oncology. BSMU Scientific library stores about 527 000 items and it is one of the best medical libraries in Russia. Bashkir State Medical University cooperates with RUSNANO’s PET Center in Ufa, training specialists in the field of nuclear medicine.

Bashkir State Medical University is also known for training of over 700 volunteers for Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2014 in Sochi.

History of BSMU:

For more than 85 years BSMU has been successfully training specialists for health care, scientific and pedagogical work in the sphere of professional medical and pharmaceutical education of the Russian Federation. Scientists of Bashkir State Medical University successfully represent the Republic and Russia at the international events in different fields of natural sciences.University faculty consists of famous scholars and medical practitioners who are involved in teaching, medical and scientific activities. BSMU possesses material and technical resources, training facilities, and a large library stock. BSMU is famous for its schools of surgeons, oncologists, cardiologists, morphologists all around Russian and world medical institutions.Thanks to the international summits of SCO and BRICS, which were held in the capital of the Republic of Bashkortostan in 2015, Ufa became a new congress center of Russia.

Today BSMU is at the center of Russian and international medical events. Summits gave impetus to the development of cooperation with China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and strengthening cooperation with leading universities of Germany. Nowadays BSMU  students, physicians and professors are being integrated in international practice, BSMU scientists are conducting joint research on topical problems of medicine.BSMU  is glad to open its doors for new students from all over the world, and welcome opportunities for international cooperation in educational, scientific and innovative work.

Studen Life in BSMU:

The university is very popular among the youth because of it cultural diversity and thus social life. BSMU houses 8000 medical students out of which 850 are foreign students coming from 40 different countries, 1000 clinical residences and 7000 post-graduate professionals. Special attention is also paid on sports and students are encouraged to participate in football, mini-football, basketball, volleyball, table tennis, chess, mountain skiing, snowboarding, swimming, skiing, aerobics, boxing, kickboxing, weightlifting and athletics. Student teams participate in international, regional and city competitions and often take the prizes. Various clubs are made in drama, literature, science, music etc.

Eligibility Criteria of Bashkir State Medical University:

Fees structure:


Course name

MD (General Medicine)


5.8 years

Tuition fee

4300 $ per year

Hostel charges

250$ per year

Medical Insurance

200 $ per year

Other services provided by Alidan Education Consultant in Russian Federation includes translation of documents into the Russian language and Notarization, Equivalence certificate issuance, HIV test, Malaria D-group test, Fluorography test, Airport pickup, Mobile sim-card, and other miscellaneous services as per requirement

MCI approved university.

People also ask regarding Bashkir State Medical University:

Bashkir State Medical University has a University hospital, out-patient clinics for medical and dental, well-equipped laboratories, 7 Buildings, medical and dental outpatient clinics, five dormitories, etc. Bashkir State Medical University has a university hospital, a large library, a summer camp, sports facilities, and a sanatorium.

Yes, the university has an BSMU Clinic which is a medical and scientific base of Bashkir State Medical University. The Clinic has 650 beds where over 20 thousand patients from around Russia get treatment, more than 8 thousand operations are performed, and about 3 thousand babies are delivered annually.

The Faculty of General Medicine trains specialists in internal disease, psychiatry, otorhinolaryngology, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, dermatology and Venereology, infectious diseases  etc.

The rooms of the hostel of BSMU are flat type which are attached with kitchen, toilet and bathroom and are fully furnished. Students get indian food, internet access, and can watch TV channels in their native language.

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