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Study MBBS in Russia, Low Fee for Indian Students, Admission in Top Medical Universities 2019

Study MBBS in Russia for Indian Students - Eklavya OverseasStudying MBBS in RUSSIA is becoming increasingly popular among the international students. This land with vast medical history accepts MBBS students from more than 170 countries across the world for MBBS in RUSSIA. Some of its RUSSIAN Universities find their place in the world’s top 30 best medical universities. Out of 65 universities that offer MBBS admissions in RUSSIA making the country an international hub for medicine, 15 universities offer MBBS in RUSSIA courses that are fully English medium. It is easy for aspiring students from different geographies to adapt and learn in a mixed social group and benefit from the global environment in the universities extend. If you’re longing for a really committed life as a student, then you should really evaluate getting an MBBS admission in RUSSIA 2019-2020.

Great education, personalized attention from the professors, continuous learning, and easy admissions at an average total cost of 20,000 USD (14 Lacs approx.), without any donations or entrance tests, what’s can make this any better? The estimated MBBS admission in RUSSIA is inclusive of the advanced studying systems, which prioritize individual downtime for each student by maintaining student faculty ratio of 15:2 as per WHO (2019) standards. All MBBS courses in RUSSIA are approved by the MCI, WHO, FAIMER, IMED and other renowned international medical councils. Knowing all this, who wouldn’t love to study MBBS in Russia? Importantly, unlike other global medicine courses that last for 7-8 years, MBBS in RUSSIA can be completed in 6 years (it includes 1 year of internship).

Information about 6 Years MBBS in Russia - 2019 for Indian Students

Degree Awarded MD equivalent to MBBS in India
Intake for MBBS in Russia September 
Duration of MD/ MBBS Course in Russia  6 Years
Eligibility  50% Marks in PCB , NEET Qualified
Medium of Teaching Russian/English
Fees for MBBS Admission in Russia 3500 to 6000 USD Per Year
Living Cost in Russia 150 - 200 USD Per Month
Recommended Universities by Eklavya Overseas  Kazan State Medical University, Volgograd State Medical University, Irkutsk State Medical University
Recognition of Medical Universities in Russia MCI, WHO, FAIMER, Ministry of Education Russia.
Climate  Cold and Moderate
  • Value of USD=70 Indian Rs.

Lowest Fees For MBBS in Russia 2019, Direct Admission in Top Russian Medical Universities, Admission open. No Donation. Limited Seats for Indian students, Know Eligibility, Admission Procedure, Fees Structure, Duration. Apply Now !!!

Top Medical Universities for MBBS in Russia 2019/20, where more than 10,000 Indian students are studying:

1. Kazan State Medical University, KAZAN.
2. Crimean Federal University, CRIMEA.
3. Altai State Medical University, ALTAI.
4. Dagestan State Medical University.
5. Irkutsk State Medical University.
6. Kursk State Medical University.
7. Mari State University, MARIY EL.
8. Orel State University.

MBBS Fees in Russia 2019 (MCI Approved)

Russia, a well-known nation in terms of medical education having full-fledged facilities is the reason of counting Russia in top 30 best medical universities in the world. Russian medical universities are offered world-wide acceptance having recognition of reputed medical bodies like MCI, WHO, UNESCO etc. Universities in Russia are open for every student willing to become doctor in an economical budget.

Here is the fee structure of top medical universities of Russia :-

MBBS Fee Russia – Altai State Medical University, Russia
Altai State Medical University, Russia Tuition Fee / Year Hostel Fee / Year Per Year Fee In USD Fees In Rs.
1st Year Fees 5200 USD 500 USD 5700 USD Rs. 3,99,000
2nd to 6th year Fees 3700 USD 500 USD 4200 USD Rs. 2,94,000
Total Fee for 6 years 26700 USD Rs. 18,69,000


  • There is no one Time / Semi Package in any Russian Medical University 
  • Food Cost: 100 X 10=1000 USD Per Month=Rs 70,000/Year
  • Insurance 100 USD Per Year 
MBBS in Bashkir State Medical University Russia Fees 2019/20
Fees Structure Tuition Fee / Year Hostel Fee / Year Annual Fee in USD Total Fee In Rs
1st Year Fees 5150 USD 1000 USD 6150 USD RS. 4,30,500
2nd to 6th year Fees 3650 USD 1000 USD 3750 USD RS. 2,62,500/ Year


  • Mess is compulsory
  • Insurance 100 USD
  • Food cost 100 - 130 USD per Month
MBBS Fee Structure in Crimean Federal University, Russia 2019
Tuition Fees per year Duration Hostel Fees per year Visa Extension 
4250 USD 6 years 600 USD          1,600 Rubles


  • Food Expenses per year=1400 USD (Rs. 98,000 )
  • Registration Amount 100 USD
  • Medical Insurance 120 USD
Fee Structure of First Moscow State Medical University 2019 to 20
1st Year 11000 USD (Rs. 7.70 Lakh)
2nd – 6th Year 5 X 9800 USD=49000 USD (Rs. 34.30 Lakh)
Total Fee for 6 Years 60000 USD (Rs. 42 Lakh)


  • Food Cost: 1800 USD=Rs 1,26,000/Yearly
  • Hostel Cost: 2400 USD=Rs 1,68,000/Yearly
  • A++ Rated University
  • Very Limited Seats for International Students
  • one of the Premium Medical University of Russia
MBBS Course Fee in Dagestan State Medical University, Russia
Total Fees Rs. 2,10,000/Year x 6 Years=Rs. 12,60,000
Duration 6Years
Last Date to Apply 15th Sep


  • Food Cost: 1200 USD=Rs 84000/Year
  • Hostel Cost: 1000 USD=Rs 70000/Year
  • Medical Insurance: 150 USD/Year
  • Medical Checkup: 50 USD/Year
Fees of Irkutsk State Medical University 2019
Medical Universities Russia Tuition Fees 1st Year Fee (2nd to 6th Year)
Irkutsk State Medical University 5300 US Dollars 4000 US Dollars/Year


  • Food Cost: 1000 USD=Rs 70000/Yearly
  • Hostel Cost: 800 USD=Rs 56000/Yearly
  • A+ Rated University
  • Fully English Medium
  • Very Limited Seats for International Students
  • Medical Insurance: 150 USD/Year
  • Medical Checkup: 50 USD/Year
MBBS Fee of Kazan Federal University, Russia 2019-20
University Tuition Fees / Year Hostel Fees / Year
Kazan Federal University 5400 USD 1000 USD


  • Mess is compulsory for first year
  • Student has to pass entrance test
  • Highly Recommended University in Russia
  • Food Cost 100 USD per Month
Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy, Russia Fees 2019
Fees Structure Total Fees 1st Year in USD Fees 2nd to 6th Per Year Total Fees in USD
Every  Year 4700 USD 3000 USD 19700 USD


  • Food Cost: 900 USD=Rs 63000/Yearly
  • Hostel Cost: 600 USD=Rs 42000/Yearly
  • Registration Fees 50 USD
  • Medical insurance 120 USD
  • Fully English Medium
Northern State Medical University, Russia Fees Structure 2019-20
1st Year Tuition Fee 2nd Year to 6th Year Fees Total Fees for 6 years
5100 3.57 Lacs 4000 2.80 Lacs 25100 17.57 Lacs


  • Food Cost: 1000 USD=Rs 70000/Yearly
  • Hostel Cost: 500 USD=Rs 35000/Yearly
  • Hostel Security Deposit(refundable) – 350USD
  • Medical Insurance – 110USD
  • Visa Extension - 1600 Rubles
Tuition Fees in Novosibirsk State Medical University 2019, Russia
1st Year Fees 5700 US Dollars 1000 US Dollars 6700 US Dollars RS. 4,69,000 (approx.)
2nd - 6th Year Fees 20000 US Dollars/year 1000 US Dollars/year 5000 US Dollars/year RS. 350000 (approx.)
Total Fees for 6 Years 31700 US Dollars RS. 22,19,000 (approx.)


  • Food Expenses per year=1400 USD (Rs. 98000 )
  • Rank 2 Medical university in Russia
  • Fully English Medium
  • Very Limited Seats for International Students
  • A++ Rated Medical University 
  • Indian Student has to pass entrance exam
Kazan State Medical University, Russia Fees 2019
Fees Structure Total Fees 1st Year in USD Fees 2nd to 6th Per Year Total Fees in USD
Amount 6300 USD 4800 USD 30300 USD


  • Food Cost: 1200 USD=Rs 84000/Yearly
  • Hostel Cost: 600 USD=Rs 42000/Yearly
  • University Hostel is on first come first serve basis
  • Fully English Medium 
  • 60% require in PCB
  • Highly recommended medical university in Russia
Kursk State Medical University, Russia Fee Structure
1st Year Tuition fee 2nd Year to 6th Year Fees Total fees for 6 years
6500 4.55 Lacs 5100 3.57 Lacs 32000 22.40 Lacs


  • Hostel & Food Expenses per year=2000 USD (Rs. 1,40,000 )
  • Fully English Medium
  • Travel Expenses per Month 50-100 USD
  • Medical Insurance -100 USD
Tuition Fees in Peoples’s Friendship University of Russia 2019/20
1st Year Fees 9000 US Dollars 2400 US Dollars 11400 US Dollars Rs. 7,98,000 (approx.)
2nd - 6th Year Fees 7500 US Dollars/year 2400 US Dollars/year 9900 US Dollars/year Rs. 6,93,000 (approx.)
Total Fees for 6 Years 60,900 US Dollars Rs. 42,63,000 (approx.)


  • Mess is compulsory for First year
  • Food cost -150-170 USD per month
  • Among the Top Medical University in Russia
  • Fully English Medium
  • Medical Insurance 6000 - 9000 Rubles
MBBS Fees Russian National Research Medical University, Russia 2019-20
Fee Per Year Tuition Fee (In Russian Ruble)
First Year 480000
Second Year 385000
Third Year 385000
Fourth Year 385000
Fifth Year 385000
Sixth Year 385000
Total Fees 2405000


  • Food Cost: 1200 USD=Rs 84000/Yearly
  • Hostel Cost: 1000 USD=Rs 70000/Yearly
  • Medical Insurance: 150 USD/ Year
  • Medical Checkup: 50 USD/ Year
  • Visa Extension : 160 Ruble
  • 4th Largest Medical Institute in whole Europe
MBBS in Siberian State Medical University, Russia 2019 Fee Structure
Tuition Fee 1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year 4th Year 5th year 6th Year Total Fee
5200 USD 3800 USD 3800 USD 3800 USD 3800 USD 3800 USD 24200 USD


  • Food Cost: 1000 USD=Rs 70000/Yearly
  • Hostel Cost: 600 USD=Rs 42000/Yearly
  • Rank 3rd Medical University in Russia
  • Student has to Pass entrance exam
  • Total Seats 350 
Fees of Syktyvkar State Medical University 2019 to 2020
Medical Universities Russia Tuition Fees 1st Year Fee (2nd to 6th Year)
Syktyvkar State Medical University 5000 US Dollars 3000 US Dollars/Year


  • Food Cost: 1100 USD=Rs 77000/Yearly
  • Hostel Cost: 700 USD=Rs 49000/Yearly
MBBS Fee of Mari State Medical University, Russia 2019
University Tuition Fees / Year Hostel Fees / Year
Mari State Medical University 3200 USD 800 USD


  • Mess is compulsory for 1st Year
  • First Year Package - 7500 USD
  • Food - 100 USD per Month
  • Visa Extension - 1600 Rubles
Volgograd State Medical University, Russia Fees
Fees Structure Total Fees 1st Year in USD Fees 2nd to 6th Per Year Total Fees in USD
Every Year 7500 USD 6000 USD 37500 USD


  • Hostel & Food Expenses per year=1800 USD (Rs. 1,26,000 )
  • Fully English Medium
  • A++ Rated Medical University
  • Very Limited Seats for International Students
  • Registration 50 USD Per Year
  • Medical Insurance Per Year
MBBS Fees OMSK State Medical University, Russia 2019/20
Fee Per Year Tuition Fee (In Russian Ruble)
First Year 4,10,000
Second Year 3,08,000
Third Year 3,08,000
Fourth Year 3,08,000
Fifth Year 3,08,000
Sixth Year 3,08,000
Total Fees 19,50,000


  • Food Cost:1200 USD=Rs 84000/Yearly
  • Hostel Cost: 600 USD=Rs 42000/Yearly
  • Indian Food Available
MBBS Fees in Orel State University, Russia 2019/20
Fee Pattern Tuition Fee Overhead Expenses Hostel Charges Total Charges
First Year 4500 USD 1000 USD 1000 USD 6500 USD
Second Year 4500 USD 0 1000 USD 5500 USD
Third Year 4500 USD 0 1000 USD 5500 USD
Fourth Year 4500 USD 0 1000 USD 5500 USD
Fifth Year 4500 USD 0 1000 USD 5500 USD
Sixth Year 4500 USD 0 1000 USD 5500 USD
Total Fees 40000 USD  


  • Food Expenses per year=1300 USD (Rs. 91,000 )
  • Medical Insurance: 150 USD Per Year
  • Medical Checkup: 50 USD per Year
  • Visa Extension and Registration: 100 USD Per year
MBBS in Orenburg State Medical University Russia Fee Structure 2019/20
Tuition Fees1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year 4th Year 5th year 6th Year Total Fees
5700 USD 4200 USD 4200 USD 4200 USD 4200 USD 4200 USD 26700 USD


  • Food Cost:1000 USD=Rs 70000/Yearly
  • Hostel Cost:700 USD=Rs 49000/Yearly
  • 60% in PCB
  • Tuition Fees can be paid in Two Installments
MBBS Fee Russia – Perm State Medical University, Russia
Perm State Medical University, Russia Tuition Fee / Year Hostel Fee / Year Per Year Fee In USD Fees In Rs.
1st Year Fees 5000 USD 1200 USD 6200 USD Rs. 4,34,000
2nd to 6th year Fees 3500 USD 1200 USD 4700 USD Rs. 3,29,000
Total Fee for 6 years 29700 USD Rs. 20,79,000    


  • Mess is compulsory
  • There is No one Time / Semi Package in any Russian Medical University
  • Student should be NEET passed
MBBS in Ryazan State Medical University Russia Fees 2019/20
Fees Structure Tuition Fee / Year Hostel Fee / Year Annual Fee in USD Total Fee In Rs
1st Year Fees 5400 USD 800 USD 6200 USD RS. 4,34,000
2nd to 6th year Fees 4000 USD 800 USD 4800 USD RS. 3,36,000/ Year


  • Food Expenses per year=1200 USD (Rs. 84,000 )
  • Student has to pass entrance exam
  • Registration Fees 50 USD Per year
  • Medical Insurance 120 USD per year
Fees of Belgorod State University 2019/20
Medical Universities Russia Tuition Fees 1st Year Fee (2nd to 6th Year)
Belgorod State University 5700 US Dollars 4200 US Dollars/Year


  • Hostel & Food Expenses per year=2200 USD (Rs. 1,54,000 )
  • 50% Marks in PCB
  • Separate hostel for Boys and Girls
  • Medical Insurance: 150 USD per Year
  • Medical Checkup: 50 USD per Year
  • Visa Extension and Registration: 100 USD Per year

You must remember that there are thousands of students from across the globe who apply for MBBS admission in Russia while the seats are limited and strictly distributed on a first come first served basis, depending on the final decision made by the university as per the availability. Therefore, you better apply as early as possible to get admission in top Medical Universities in Russia.

  • 1 USD=70 Rs
  • 1 Ruble=1.03 Rs

Note : The tuition fee shown above in the table, is subject to change and the university reserves all the rights to change the fees anytime without any prior personal intimation to the students. You can contact us to know the exact amount of fee in INR.

Why MD / MBBS Study in Russia?

MBBS Admission in Russia - Eklavya Overseas Higher education in Russia has started getting recognition across the globe. Interesting developments have already taken place in the Russian education sector. Some recent advancements and adequate funding to Russian universities have ensured that they can compete globally when it comes to higher education.

However, the country is a preferred choice for MBBS aspirants because of high-quality (6 Years)medical courses backed by low cost and professional trainers. Home to some top-ranked medical universities and colleges, Russia is one of the most sought-after education destinations for international students. Following the first come-first served criteria, one can seek MBBS admission in Russia without any entrance exam.

Here are various non-exhaustive reasons to pursue MBBS in Russia:

  • Worldwide Recognition:There are more than 70 WHO, and MCI approved medical universities in Russia, which means students can practice in India or elsewhere in the world where they deem fit.
  • Low Cost:Russian Ministry of Health & Education has subsidized the education to a large extent. That’s the reason why the average MBBS Fees in Russia ranges between 2.5 to 5 Lakhs per annum.
  • MCI Screening:Students in Russia are also trained for the MCI screening test so that they can be easily registered to practice in India. Also, there are many MCI approved medical universities in Russia for Indians.
  • Language:MBBS courses in Russian universities are taught in English and Russian, meaning students have a chance to learn Russian and practice in Russia. During the 4th, 5th and 6th year, expert surgeons in the hospitals act as tutors and work with the students, here is where the Russian language plays a crucial role in the learning process.
  • Duration:The total duration of the course is 6 years in all MBBS Universities in Russia.

In addition to that, studying MBBS from Russia 2019/2020 is an attractive option for Indian students as they need not sit for any entrance and are eligible to work in India after completing their degree. The pattern of the course is also similar to Indian curriculums, and professors are fully aware of the syllabus of the MCI test.

Intake for Studying MBBS in Russia

In a Russian Medical University, the academic year commences from September in all educational institutions, wherein an academic session comprises of two semesters- from September to January, and from February to June. Where first semester exams are held in January, June is the month of examinations for the second-semester students. 18 days (from 20th January to 7th February) are assigned for winter vacations, while summer vacations fall between 15th July and 31st August.

Eligibility Criteria for MBBS in Russia 2019

If you have qualified 12th standard in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology with 50 percent marks, then you are eligible to study MBBS in Russia. Students belonging to any reserved category need a score of 40 percent in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. This is according to MCI guidelines.

  • The student must have completed the age of 17 years.
  • They must clear the NEET 2019 Test.
  • No entrance test is required as the admission is granted on the basis of first come-first served.

Benefits of Studying MBBS in Russia for Indian Students 2019-20

  • India and Russia share strong cultural and economic connections.
  • Russian universities offer high-quality education and are among top medical institutions in the world.
  • The universities focus on both practical and theoretical aspects of education which is crucial for medical students looking to study MBBS course in Russia.
  • Universities in the country hire talented and experienced teachers.
  • Most of the Russian medical institutions are recognized by UNESCO, WHO, and other medical councils in the world.
  • You need not take any entrance exams to join Medicine Course in Russia.
  • No hefty donations to colleges.
  • An easy admission process makes students fall in love with the country.
  • Great Accommodation.
  • Endless possibilities.
  • Well-equipped hospitals with tertiary education.
  • Affordable course fee and living cost.
  • European lifestyle often attracts Indian students.
  • The medium of study is in English as in India.
  • The Russian government regulates all universities in Russia.
  • Every year thousands of Indian students choose to seek MBBS admission in Russia.
  • Indian food is available in many universities
  • Also, the degrees awarded by Russian institutions are recognized all around the world.

Disadvantages of Studying MBBS in Russia

  • Russian is the language of common people in Russia. Hence, it can be a barrier to your practical life in Russia.
  • Some universities offering MBBS from Russia are not specifically medical universities. They often have small faculties of medicine, which affects the quality of medical education.
  • There are many Russian cities which have a small population. Therefore, you need to Study Medicine in Russia in Tier-3 or Tier-4 cities. For example, if you are studying in a highly populated city, you will get the chance to face more and more patients.
  • Russia’s weather is extremely cold. It will be hard for students to adjust easily.
  • Russian cities are packed with several restaurants, nightclubs, discos, clubs, etc. They offer exceptional internet speed that can distract students, who are studying Medicine in Russia.
  • Since Russian medical courses don’t pressurize students, they can be lazy.

Speak to our education councellors to know the list of all Medical Universities in Russia.

MBBS Admission Procedure in Russia

Admission procedure for Medical admission in Russia for Indian Students is very easy. Interested candidates may adhere to the following steps to start the admission process:

Step- 1:Visit or call any of our representatives for a free counseling session and gain insights into top-ranked universities, fee structure, accommodation options, eligibility criteria, and education system of Russia.

Step-2:Once you are satisfied with the advantages and disadvantages of studying in Russia, you can fill in the admission form and submit it along with the scanned copies of the required documents, including 10th and 12th certificates and mark sheets.

Documents required to Study MBBS in Russia are:

  • 10th and 12th Class Mark Sheets
  • School Leaving Certificate
  • Passport
  • Other documents may be further needed.

Step-3:The University you have applied for issues the letter of confirmation of admission after the submission of the required documents.

Step-4:Now, it’s your turn to deposit the fees to turn your dream of joining MBBS from Russia into reality.

Step-5:Once you are done with the fee payment, apply for the student visa.

Step-6:After getting the Visa, you can buy air tickets to fly for Russia.

Note:Fees and document requirement for studying MBBS in Russia for Indian Students may vary from one university to the other.

All your documents must be attested and notarized from the concerned authority. MBBS admission in Russia is subject to the first come-first served basis. The high school and 12th standard mark sheets must be endorsed by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.

Medium of Learning in Russian Medical Universities 

We have mainly three types of MBBS programs in Russia based on the medium of learning. They include:

  • Programs taught in the Russian Language
  • Bilingual programs (first 3 years in English and last 3 years in Russian)
  • Programs taught fully in English (Total Duration 6 Years)

The problem, however, is that only a few Russian colleges offer fully English programs. And they charge relatively higher than other colleges! Medical colleges offering MBBS course fully in Russian language charge the lowest fees. But it often poses problems for Indian students (unless they learn Russian). So due to these factors, you will either end up paying a bit more or must start learning Russian!

MBBS Duration in Russia

MBBS in Russia usually takes 6 years to complete through English medium. Students who do not wish to study MBBS in Russia in English medium can speak to our counsellors to know about the preparatory course required to do before starting the main medical degree. Russian medical universities teach Russian as a subject for the first 3 years of education along with the regular curriculum. This is beneficial for those students who are planning to learn a foreign language for an international exposure later in their career. Learning Russian is also mandatory as the students will start visiting the hospitals and clinics for practical training and the language is used for the clinical interactions.

Important Dates for MBBS Admission in Russia (2019 Session)

  • The Date for Applying for MBBS Admission: June and July 
  • Obtaining Admission offer: July-August, It takes 15 days to get Admission Letter from the University.
  • Ministry Approval and Visa: August-September, Total process takes 45 to 60 days.
  • Course Commencement: September-October

About Russia?

MBBS in Russia - eklavya overseas


In general, Russian climate can be categorized as highly continental influenced climate with hot, dry summers to cold winters with temperatures of -30 degree Celsius and lower. Some of the coldest places around the world are in Russia. Many different factors determine the climate of this beautiful country, one of which is the large size of Russia. The land stretches to the north of Eurasia, known as the supercontinent.


Russia stretches across the European Continent and Asia Continent and covers an area of 10, 672, 000 miles. The country has all climate zones except the tropical region. With the majority of vast plains and mountain ranges in the eastern part, Russia is rich with mineral resources. The main river in the country is the Volga, which flows to the Caspian Sea. The regions in the center are known for their mixed forests, which means you will have much to explore when studying MBBS in Russia.


Founded by Viking Rurik in 862, the Russian dynasty was later invaded by the Mongols in 1237 (the Mongols destroyed most of the cities). The year 1861 is known for the abolition of serfdom, while 1917 placed Russia on a new path to socialism. At present, Vladimir Putin has brought about the political stability in Russia. In short, besides exploring MBBS in Russia for low tuition fees, you have the opportunity to connect a glorious history.


The GDP of the country is approx. USD1.47 trillion, making it one of the leading developed countries in the world. Natural resources, including natural gas and petroleum, constitute a significant portion of the GDP. In 2010, Russia exported petroleum products worth USD376 million, which makes the country one of the top exporters in the world. The major importers of Russia are Japan, China, and the US. Apart from the automobile, petroleum, manufacturing, gas and energy industries, medicine education also contributes to Russia’s GDP, as thousands of overseas students choose to Study Medicine in Russia.


With a population of more than 130 million, Russia is one of the largest countries in the world. Russians are very down to earth and kind-hearted people. Knowing the value of international students to their economy, Russian warmly accepts overseas students. The literacy rate in the country stands close to 100 percent. Last year, more than eight million Russian students were enrolled in different Russian universities, making it among the most literate countries.

People living here originated from more than 100 ethnic groups, which means that the Russian society is the perfect blend of different cultures.


Though Russian is the most common language of the country, you will find many people speaking English, Ukrainian, Chinese, and other dialects in Russia. MBBS in Russia has also given rise to various foreign courses for students.


The Russian constitution ensures free health services for all its citizens. There are plenty of government agencies in the country that take care of the health issues of Russians. The life expectancy for males is around 60, as compared to 73 for women. Choosing to join MBBS in Russia will be an extraordinary experience for you.


The country has a highly developed public transport system. Efficient train and bus services will help you travel within the country. The fare is also meager. You enjoy the facility of interchanging bus tickets for trolleybuses and trams. You have the option of official taxis. Metro network services are fast and frequent.


It’s not just that Indian students choose to study MBBS from Russia for low tuition fees, but the vision of Russian universities to merge traditional academic precision with highbrow innovation make students fall in love with the country.

Education institutions in the country launch innovative education programs to renew their focus on competency-based education. Their programs allow them to develop a quality system giving back educational and scientific trends with the latest technologies, practices and engaging leaders.

Social Life

Overseas students studying MBBS in Russia are not limited to studies only, but they also have various activities to do, including concerts, dances, comedy nights, and sports activities. Studying at a top-ranked Russian university is the real fun for international students.


Russian cuisines assist the inhabitants in staying warm during freezing winters. The main components of Russian foods, such as bread, egg, potato, butter, and meat, are rich in fat and carbohydrates. Indian student can feel home at the Indian restaurants in the country.

Cost of Living

Aside from studying MBBS in Russia for low tuition fees, students are also attracted by the low cost of living. In fact, living expenses in Russia cost you a sum of around 100 USD or 7200 Indian Rupees every month. This amount is usually enough for students to afford food, hostel, and extra expenses. Keeping in mind the low MBBS Fees in Russia and reasonable cost of living, Russia is an ideal country for candidates aspiring to explore the medical field.

FAQs for Medical Education in Russia

Q.1) Are Medical universities in Russia recognized or affiliated? Are you associated with these universities directly?
Yes, a large number of Russian universities are recognized by WHO and MCI. Eklavya Overseas is directly associated with these universities only.

Q.2) What is the duration of the program in Russia?
The duration varies between 2 - 6 years depending upon the courses of study.

Q.3) Is it easy to get admission to a good college for MBBS in Russia?
It depends on which college and university you also choose you to need to pass a small test which will determine the education you have got in India. We will help you with choosing the university and getting a visa etc.

Q.4) What is the currency used in Russia?
The currency used in Russia is Ruble. US Dollars are also acceptable. US$ 1=59 Rubles approximately.

Q.5) What are the languages used in Russia?
The language is used Russian, English, French, German, Polish and Hungarian.

Q.6) Do I need to qualify for English tests like IELTS or TOEFL for admission in Russian Universities?
No, it is not mandatory, but those students who don't want to study in English medium, there are programs available for them before they start study MBBS in Russia.

Q.7) Do I need to arrange for the accommodation separately in Russia?
Most of the universities have accommodation facilities for international students. In case you fail to get your hand on the accommodation inside the university campus, both university and our company will help you in finding the best place nearby.

Q.8) Will college help me in an opening bank account and other services to make my life easier there?
The university has a bank branch inside the campus. You can open your account there based on the documentation provided by the university like college ID etc.

Q.9) Can I apply for Work Permit after study?
Yes, you can apply for the Work Permit. During campus placements, universities provide job placement in Russia and to other western countries.

Q.10) Can I apply for Permanent Residence and citizenship of Russian Federation?
Yes, you can apply but after 2 years of regular stay in Russia as per Russian Law.

Q.11) Can we pay the tuition fee in installments?
Yes, you can pay the fee in installments, starting from the second year in Russia.

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