Omsk State Medical University

Founded in 1920 the Omsk State Medical University is one of the oldest universities in Siberia. It was established as the Medical Faculty of the Siberian Veterinary Institute, since 1921 it became an independent West- Siberian Medical Institute. In 1924 the Institute was renamed into the Omsk State Medical Institute, then in 1994 the Institute was awarded the status of Medical Academy, and from 2015 the Academy was renamed into the Omsk State Medical University (OSMU). For almost a century of existing OSMU has created a solid foundation based on history, traditions and experience.

The university ranks a worthy position in the principal ratings among educational institutions in Russia. OSMUisinside the top ten medical universities in Russia, according to RAEX ("Expert RA") and ARES (Academic Ranking of World Universities-European Standards) ratings. Moreover, Omsk State Medical University is top ten by the most demanded medical universities in Russia as per Federal Rating of Universities in Demand and at the 6th position in the rating among 47 Russian Medical Universities.

Our success and achievements are the result of the well-organized and well-coordinated work of the university personnel, including employees, teaching staff and students.

The University provides training for future high-qualified young specialists at 5 main faculties:

  • General Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Dentistry
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Pharmacy
The teaching/learning process is conducted at 65 departments. Over 30 hospitals are the clinical training bases outfitted with the state-of-the-art equipment allowingconducting the educational process at the highest methodological and didactic levels according to the Federal State Educational Standards.

Since 2011 Medical College with four departments is an integral part of the university:

  • Laboratory Diagnostics
  • General Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy
SkillsLabisfunctioning at Medical CollegesinceSeptember 2013 and at University since September 2014.
118 Doctors of Sciences and 327 Candidates of Sciences are brilliant teaching staff of the University. We are constantly improving the educational process, creating the optimal conditions for training of highly qualified health care professionals. Continuous development is our strategic policy.
100% of our graduates are employed and the University has kept this index stabled for years. We are proud of a lot of our graduates who are working in all regions in Russiaand abroad.
InternationalcooperationisonethecrucialareasforUniversitydevelopment. We successfully completed two TEMPUS projects and applied for new ones.For decades we are closely working with the University of Strasbourg and the University of Luxembourg implementing various international projects and extending the academic mobility among teaching staff, young scientists and doctors, and, surely, among students. Our new partners are State Higher Medical School in Plock, Poland and Riga Stradinis Medical University; furthermore, University is an active member of Chino-Russian Association of Medical Universities since 2015 and closely working with Medical Universities from Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.
Since 1997 OSMU is a member the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations and a member of the International Association of Dental Students (IADS) since 2007. Over 200 students participated in the exchange programs. From 2007 the University started cooperating with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The results of that fruitful work were two projects on study tours for student toGermany (in 2007 and 2013), which were approved and financed by DAAD.
The team of International Affairs Department was also an inspirer and organizer of two International Winter Schools devoted to Reproductive Health of Adolescents in 2015 and 2016. The participants were students fromthe medical faculty of our potential partner Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany). The both Schools were highly evaluated by our colleagues from Germany for the tremendous level of professionalism and competency of our Professors.
The cooperation with foreign partners continued to gather momentum. There are a lot of plans and ideas ahead that should be realized.
Non-residents and foreign students have an opportunity to live at university dormitories, which are located in the marvelous places of our city and only minutes away from downtown by bus. You are offered the rooms for 2 or 3.Each dormitory is equipped with kitchens, washrooms, study rooms and gyms. The shower cabins are located on the ground floor. Bed-linen is provided. And, moreover, the Internet access is available in all dormitories.
Eventful student life allows students to bring their talents to light. University has The Student Theater of Miniatures "Agar", and the dance ensemble "Inspiration". You will find a wide range of opportunities for sports activities starting from the gyms in your dormitory to visiting the University swimming pool.
OSMU has its own sports and recreational residency in a marvelous pinery zone about 60 km out of city. Omsk State Medical University is the winner of the All-Russian Competition "University of Healthy Lifestyle", held under the auspices of the Interregional Public Organization "Council of Rectors of Russian Medical and Pharmaceutical Universities", as well as Ministry of Public Health and Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation in 2012 and 2015.