Preparatory Courses

Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University is actively working with future students, offering specialized classes in partner schools, professional orientation events, master classes, and summer schools in a variety of medical fields.

We also provide extra general education programs for international students in Russian, physics, chemistry, and biology, which prepare students from other countries for further higher and postgraduate studies at the Pirogov Medical University and other Russian Federation universities.

Every year, students from more than 30 different nations attend our University’s preparation courses.


Application for admission to preparatory courses

 Prepare application documents and plan your visit to our University:

  1. Personal application
  2. Original and copy of educational documents. Education documents must be translated into Russian (translation is notarized at the consulate of the Russian Federation of the country of residence or in the territory of the Russian Federation)
  3. A medical certificate indicating that there are no medical contraindications for studying in the Russian Federation, including the results of a study on HIV infection, hepatitis C, syphilis, and tuberculosis

Terms of completion 

  • Final tests in Russian language, biology, chemistry, and physics — in writing and verbally — were passed with flying colors.
  • The results of final exams are not entering exams for 1 course.


Issued document and opportunities for graduates

The Certificate is awarded in Russian and English after successful completion of the preparatory courses. This document can be used while applying to Russian Federation medical and pharmaceutical universities in the first year.


For any questions, please contact Dean Office of the International Medical School.