The University’s activities are carried out in accordance with the requirements of state standards and
international standards in quality, management, and directives of the European Association of quality assurance in higher education. The Independent Public Counci hhas listed KSMU among the Hundred Best Russian universities. Annually, KSMU proves its efficiency which reflected by the monitoring results of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation. Achieved high ranks in Russian and international ratings of the university such as; Round University Ranking (RUR) conducted by the European scientific and Industrial Board, International Ranking ARES, Rating Agency RAEX (Expert RA), National University Ranking and others.
History of KSMU: FEDERAL STATE BUDGETARY EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION” KURSK STATE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY” OF THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION. Kursk land – the birthplace of the educational institution Kursk, one of the most ancient Russian cities (the first mention of it in chronicles dates back to 1032), has been associated with many glorious events in the history of Russia over the centuries. Almost a thousand years ago Kursk was a border fortress of the Russian state. Since ancient times, he was the guardian of the borders in the south of Russia. Kursk region is located in the center of the European part of the USSR, within the forest-steppe zone. The relief is a low hilly plain, dissected by gullies, ravines, river valleys. The climate is moderately continental. The region has a rather dense river network. Fans of water tourism have a lot to turn around. These are the Seim, Psel, Usozha, Oskol, Tuskar, etc. On the territory of the region, the famous Kursk magnetic anomaly is the strongest on the globe.
In the “Lay of Igor’s Regiment” the feats of arms of the Kurds are mentioned. The famous Battle of Kursk during the Great Patriotic War consolidated this glory. Our region is known for the most ancient Christian shrine – the miraculous icon of the Kursk Root Mother of God “The Sign”. The Kursk roots have spiritual referents: Sergius of Radonezh, Seraphim of Sarov, whose 250th anniversary was recently celebrated by the whole country and the world. Kursk State Medical Institute was founded in 1935by decree of the Council of People’s Commissars No. 89 dated February 9.
The order of the People’s Commissar of Health of May 7, 1935, read: “To start organizing a medical institute in Kursk with admission to the first year in 1935, 250 people and to establish the beginning of classes on September 1, 1935”.
International students of Rostov State Medical University are provided with Governments Hostel which is on the campus of University. There are 2 hostels for International students with 4 and 3 seater rooms. Rooms are provided with all the essential amenities. Students can also cook their own food in the hostel as common kitchens are provided on each floor of the hostel.
The hostel is situated in the heart of the city center of Rostov city. MacD, KFC, and other branded stores are nearby to the hostel. All the day to day things which are required by students are available near the hostel which makes the life of hostel students easy.
Today Kursk State Medical Universityis one of the largest and oldest universities in Kursk and the leading medical educational organizations in Russia. It is rightfully considered the educational, scientific and cultural center of the Black Earth Region.
The Kursk Medical Institute, founded in 1935 and the Medical University since 1994, has trained more than 35 thousand doctors, pharmacists and other health professionals. KSMU is the largest educational institution in the region.
At present, about 19 thousand people study at the University, of which more than 7,000 are students receiving higher education; about 900 – students of the secondary vocational education system; over 500 – residents and postgraduate students; more than 10,000 – health care and higher education specialists enrolled in additional education programs.
Almost 1000 applicants become students of the medical university every year. Education, depending on the profile of the specialty and the form of education, is carried out at 12 faculties of KSMU according to 78 basic educational programs.
Kursk Medical University has nine educational buildings equipped with educational and scientific
equipment, six comfortable student dormitories, united into a campus. As it happened historically, the department is the main scientific and pedagogical unit of the university.
Currently, the university has 65 departments. Clinical departments were created and are located on the basis of medical institutions of the regional center. The total number of the teaching staff participating in the educational process and research work at the departments is 745 people. Of these, 133 doctors and 408 candidates of sciences.
Since January 2012, the Medical and Pharmaceutical College has become part of the university. The unification of the university with the college allows solving the problems of improving the quality of training of specialists and the rational use of resources in a single educational, research and production university complex. Keeping the best traditions, the university is constantly developing, demonstrating pedagogical skills, scientific research and creative initiative. At the same time, traditions grow into new forms of activity, nourish them with vitality, in particular, through the succession of generations of the teaching staff.
The goal of the university throughout its history was a high level of education, maintaining a balance between the educational process and the development of science. The modernization of the educational process in accordance with the requirements of the time began in the early 70s. XX century Modern teaching methods have been introduced and are constantly being improved in the educational process: problem lectures, lectures-dialogues, computer technologies for teaching and knowledge control, multimedia tools, business games, various types of testing, a point-rating system for assessing the quality of mastering basic educational programs. The main conditions for the training of highly qualified specialists are the professionalism of teachers, a modern research and training base, the implementation of the concept of informatization of the educational process.
Much attention is paid to the practical training of doctors, pharmacists and other specialists. The skills and abilities necessary for doctors of various specialties are formed both at the Center for Accreditation and Simulation Training, and through direct contact with patients at clinical departments and during practical training. The high quality of training is confirmed by the success of the students of Kursk Medical University at the All-Russian Olympiads of professional skill. In 2017, the final of the XXVI All-Russian Olympiad in Surgery named after V.I. Academician I.M. Perelman. The KSMU team, consisting of students of the medical, pediatric and international faculties, represented the Central Federal District and took part in all nineteen nominations. In four nominations, students of our university became winners, and at the XXVII semi-final of the Central Federal District (Yaroslavl) of the same Olympiad they became winners in four nominations.
In the I All-Russian Olympiad for students in traumatology and orthopedics, held on the basis of the Ural State University, the KSMU team won the diploma “For the best solution of situational problems”. One of the achievements of our university is the victory of the team led by the head of the center for accreditation and simulation training, Associate Professor I. I. Dolgina, in the V International Olympiad in emergency skills “Golden MedSkill – 2017”. More than 350 students, representing 51 teams of medical universities in Russia, China, Belarus and Kyrgyzstan, took part in the Olympiad. The diploma of the Grand Prix of the winner of the IV Interregional Forum of Dental Students of the Central Federal District of Russia “Dental Heart of Russia-2017” was awarded to the student of the Faculty of Dentistry D. A. Ignatieva. China, Belarus and Kyrgyzstan. The diploma of the Grand Prix of the winner of the IV Interregional Forum of Dental Students of the Central Federal District of Russia “Dental Heart of Russia-2017” was awarded to the student of the Faculty of Dentistry D. A. Ignatieva. China, Belarus and Kyrgyzstan. The diploma of the Grand Prix of the winner of the IV Interregional Forum of Dental Students of the Central Federal District of Russia “Dental Heart of Russia-2017” was awarded to the student of the Faculty of Dentistry D. A. Ignatieva.
According to the license for educational activities in KSMU, training is possible in 33 residency specialties, in 266 advanced training and professional retraining programs. For the implementation of the project on continuing education, an electronic information and educational environment on the Moodle platform – the portal “Continuing Medical Education”, has been created on the KSMU website. The portal implements programs using distance learning resources and the ability to control the development of electronic modules. Own video lectures and interactive materials of the departments of the Faculty of Postgraduate Education are used as electronic educational resources.
To date, more than 400 residents are mastering programs at the clinical bases of the departments of the Faculty of Postgraduate Education. It should be noted that annually more than 1000 thousand employees of medical and pharmaceutical organizations are trained in advanced training and professional retraining programs.
The achievements of the university in organizing the educational process in recent years have received positive assessments. By the decision of the independent public council “European Quality”, the university was included in the list of one hundred best universities in Russia. According to the results of the Interregional Competition, KSMU was recognized as one of the best universities in the Central Federal District with the right to use the “Reliable Reputation” logo.
According to the monitoring results of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Kursk State Medical University annually confirms its effectiveness. Based on rating studies, KSMU is a member of the Unified National Register of Leading Educational Institutions of the Russian Federation for 2017.
The RAEX (Expert RA) rating agency has compiled the sixth annual rating of Russian universities – 2017. The top 100 best Russian universities included 15 medical universities in the country, including Kursk State Medical University.
In the ranking of the country’s top 100 universities – 2017, Kursk State Medical University took: 1st place among universities in Kursk;11th place among medical universities in Russia; 74th place in the overall ranking of Russian universities.
According to the results of the National rating prepared by Interfax with the participation of the radio station “Echo of Moscow” in 2017, Kursk State Medical University took: 2nd place among universities in Kursk;94th place in the overall ranking of Russian universities;5th place among medical universities in Russia.
In the international rating ARES-2017 held by the European Scientific and Industrial Chamber, KSMU entered the BB group – educational organizations that provide reliable quality of teaching, scientific activity and the demand for graduates by employers and took:1st place among universities in Kursk; 85th place in the overall ranking of Russian universities; 15th place among medical universities in Russia.
Kursk, city and administrative centre of Kursk oblast (region), western Russia. It lies along the upper Seym River, about 280 miles (450 km) south of Moscow. Kursk is one of the oldest cities in Russia. It was first mentioned in documents from 1032.