What educational programs can I apply for at the Faculty of Fundamental Medicine? 

  • MD - Tuition fee 533 780 rubles per year (7-year specialist program)
  • Pharmacy - Tuition fee 484 570 rubles per year (6-year specialist program)
  • Regenerative Biomedicine- Tuition fee 530 650 rubles per year (2-year master`s program) 
  • Residency  – 621 539 rubles per year  (2 -year program )
  • Postgraduate programs:       
        3.3 Biomedical – 503 724 rubles per year 

        3.1 Clinical – 503 724 rubles per year 

        3.4 Pharmaceutical – 548 902 rubles per year

        1.5 Biological– 548 902 rubles per year 

When does the acceptance of applications for admission start?

In 2024 you can apply through the MSU online system 

  • from 15.06 till 10.07 - specialist programs
  • from 20.06. till 20.07 - master`s program

  • from 01.07.2024 till 05.08.2024  - residency

  • from  01.07.2024 till 20.08.2024 - postgraduate programs

When and how will the entrance exams take place? 

The entrance examinations will take place in several waves in June and July as the groups are formed. Entrance examinations will be held online, Zoom platform or similar

  • Entrance exams for specialist programs:

Russian Language

Chemistry (in Russian)

  • Entrance exams for master`s program: 

Biology (in Russian)


20.06.2024, 10:00 - RUSSIAN LANGUAGE (IRYAIK)

22.06.2024,10:00 - RUSSIAN LANGUAGE

27.06.2024,10:00 - CHEMISTRY

12.07.2024, 11:00 - CHEMISTRY (INSTEAD OF ЕГЭ)

13.07.2024,11:00 - MATHS (INSTEAD OF ЕГЭ)

17.07.2024,11:00 - PHYSICS (INSTEAD OF ЕГЭ)


19.07.2024,11:00 - BIOLOGY (INSTEAD OF ЕГЭ)

Where can I find the up-to-date information about admissions?

 http://fbm.msu.ru/admissions/international/folder/ and https://www.msu.ru/en/admissions/


·         Originals or copies of documents on education or/and qualifications (degrees) with a complete list of the subjects mastered and obtained grades:

o    for Specialist’s programs: originals or copies of documents on general secondary education or a document on secondary vocational education and qualifications, or s document on higher education and qualifications;

o    for Master’s (MSс/MA) programs: original or a copy of a document on higher education and qualifications (not lower than a Bachelor's or a Specialist’s degree);

o    for Postgraduate (PhD, Doctoral) programs: originals or copies of the documents on higher education and a qualification corresponding to the level of a Specialist or Master.

·         Notarized translation into Russian of educational documents and supplements indicating subjects studied, grades and credits received;

·         Copy of a valid passport or a national ID with which you plan to cross the border of the Russian Federation for the purpose of study;

·         Documents confirming the name change, if the name on educational documents does not match the name on documents proving the identity;

·         Notarized translation into Russian of the first two pages of the passport / ID and the name change documents;

·         Certificate of Russian language proficiency

·         PDF, JPG, PNG or BMP file with applicant’s photo (30*40 mm, black and white or color image is allowed, taken in 2024, strictly full face (straight), without a headdress, the background should be white).

·         Copy of the document confirming registration in the individual (personified) accounting system (insurance certificate of compulsory pension insurance (SNILS)) (if available)

!!! Medical certificate 086u + certificates from a narcologist and psychiatrist (for pharmacy - + certificate from an allergist). Scans should be uploaded when submitting documents in additional documents. When forming the application it is necessary to additionally note the presence of additional documents!

Education received in a foreign country must be legalized 

You should send your academic certificates and transcripts to MSU in advance to check if your education meets the requirements for continuing your studies at MSU 

Upon arrival in Moscow, you will need to present the mentioned here documents in the original to your Faculty’s Admissions Office

Also, DO check if you have to do some extra documents here: 
1) http://www.lexed.ru/praktika/priznanie-inostrannogo-obrazovaniya-v-rf/


The subjects are taught in Russian (NB! We do not offer MD or Pharmacy programmes in English). However, after reading this text many applicants still ask if we have MD or Pharmacy in English. The answer is: we do not offer MD or Pharmacy programs in English.

If you don't have a good command of Russian there is a 1-year preparatory course at MSU during which you'll have intensive Russian classes and pre-medical subjects: Institute of Russian Language and Culture at Moscow State University.

In this case, You should apply first to the preparatory year at IRLC 

http://www.en.irlc.msu.ru/ e-mail: ciemsu@yandex.ru)

Students' expenses include also:

- accommodation (single room) about 15 000 rub /month

- health insurance - about 10 000 rub/year

- student pass, public transport 510 rub/month

- meal about 400 rub/person; some of the students cook and save more money

- textbooks are available at the Faculty's library for free.


Chuvasheva Daria

tel.:(495)  932-88-00

E-MAIL: international.ffm@mail.ru