Sechenov University in the World Medical Science

Since its foundation the Sechenov University has always taken an active part in the World medical science. We have a distinguished history of medical research. The diversity of interests in the University provides a breadth of research expertise. Currently Sechenov University provides a central focus for research and education to advance knowledge in increasingly important areas of healthcare and attempts to create opportunities for young enthusiastic researchers to rise and develop their ideas.

Research activities of the Sechenov University are split into 37 basic directions which are defined by the innovative and socially significant priorities.

More than 20 inventions are registered by the staff of the Sechenov University annually, 85% of the academic staff have scientific degrees and 40% of the members of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) are professors of the University.

Every year the University holds several scientific conferences with international participation, for more information please visit: 

Entering the 21st Century

As we enter the new millennia, the nature of healthcare is shifting dramatically and with the shift the new age comes with new demands. Thus in order to present the most up-to-date knowledge in the field of medical education, including future trends many exciting developments occurred in the Sechenov University.

In order to deal more efficiently with the contemporary acute issues in healthcare 5 new Research Institutes were established:

  • Research Institute of Molecular Medicine 
  • Research Institute of Personalized Medicine 
  • Research Institute of Regenerative Medicine
  • Research Institute of Pharmacy & Translational Medicine
  • Research Institute of Leadership and Health Management

In accordance with it’s traditions an attempt to close the forming gap between science and business the Science Park of Sechenov University was established.

In addition to the developments in the field of medical education and science the Sechenov University has broadened it’s international activity and is currently actively establishing mutually beneficial partnership relations with medical schools all over the world.

Now more than 140 specialists of the University are members of one or more foreign and international scientific and professional societies, organizations and associations. The University frequently commanders abroad around 200 members of it’s staff and students for various purposes. Annually, more than 100 people take part in more than 60 major international forums.