Russia has always been a popular destination for students who want to pursue MBBS in Abroad. The reason is that there are a number of top medical universities located in Russia that offer degrees that are recognized all over the world. 

The expenses of studying in Russia is very affordable because the Russian ministry of health and education have subsidised the fee charged by the institutions. Among the top 100 medical universities in the world, 30 institutions are situated in Russia according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). 

About MBBS in Russia.


It takes 6 years to get a degree if you choose English as a medium to study MBBS in Russia. If you choose Russian then you will be taught Russian for a year and then MBBS for the next 6 years making it a total of 7 years. 

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • The student must be at least 17 years on or before 31 December of the year of admission.
  • The student must have passed his or her higher secondary education from a recognized board with an aggregate mark of at least 50% with science stream.
  • Although no special examination is conducted for admission, the student must have cleared the NEET exam to get a seat.

The top MBBS Universities in Russia

Given below is the list of the top Medical Universities in Russia along with the total fee charged by each university.

  1. Smolensk State Medical University

Total Fee: 33000 USD

  1. Bashkir State Medical University

Total Fee: 35150 USD

  1. People’s Friendship University

Total Fee: 54300 USD

  1. Kursk State Medical University

Total Fee: 38180 USD

  1. Ryazan State Medical University

Total Fee: 25500 USD

  1. Crimea Federal University

Total Fee: 26500 USD

  1. Northern State Medical University

Total Fee: 33000 USD

  1. Volgograd State Medical University

Total Fee: 35400 USD

  1. Syktyvkar State University

Total Fee: 20000 USD

  1. Dagestan State Medical University

Total Fee: 20000 USD

Living Expenses for MBBS Students in Russia

Living in Russia is not difficult because students are offered various facilities. Finding a stable place to live is very easy and the quality of food is great.

Given below are the approximate monthly expenses of an MBBS student in Russia.

  • Food will cost around 10 USD per day.
  • Car or other vehicle fuel costs about 0.5 USD per month.
  • Metro smart cards cost 65 USD a month.
  • The cost of accommodation will vary between 100-300 USD per month according to the place you choose.
  • Utilities cost around 150 USD.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *