About ChelSMA


South Ural State Medical University is a large higher education institution under federal authority, one of the leading medical universities of the Russian Federation with a powerful system of profound and clinical medical education.

South Ural State Medical University was founded in 1944 in the city of Chelyabinsk and has trained more than 30 000 highly qualified graduates. We have 6 faculties (Medical faculty, Pediatric faculty, Faculty of Social work, higher nursing education and management, Dentistry faculty, Disease Prevention faculty, Pharmaceutical faculty). We prepare students according to the programs of specialty, postgraduate studies, and residency.

The most important direction of the educational policy of university is to improve the practical training of students, which can be easily implemented on the basis of our own multy-functional clinic. Much attention is paid to the development and application of practical skills in simulated conditions, for which the university has high-tech sites equipped with modern robotic mannequins and realistic phantoms.

Along with high quality training of specialists, the most important priority of the university is science. The university has Research and Educational centers, Immunology Research Institute, a Central Research laboratory, an Experimental biological clinic, on the basis of which students are actively engaged in science under the guidance of the Student Scientific Society.


This page contains information on application and admission to the English-medium programs for the academic year 2022/2023. Please note, application and admission dates for the next academic years may differ and will be officially announced and placed on this webpage.

Please be informed that according to its License, the University is bound to provide the medical education in Russian language only. For students who wish to study Medicine in English medium, education will be provided in English language.


June, 20, 2022 – start accepting documents for admission

September, 15, 2022 – the deadline for accepting documents for admission

September, 21, 2022 – the deadline for entrance exams for foreign citizens with the use of an intermediary language (English).


  • Step 1. Provide an application form and required documents.

You have to fulfilapplication formand prepare and send the following documents:

- copy of the international passport (the pages with the photo, date of expiration and place of birth etc.); your passport should be valid for at least 2.5 years from the date of application.

- document confirming your previous level of education (school certificate)

- certificate of recognition of education (if necessary!)

NOTE! All the copies should have notarized translation into Russian!

All documents issued outside Russia must be legalized prior to submission in accordance with the law of the Russian Federation: undergo consular legalization (in the Consulate of the Russian Federation in the country where the document was issued) or bear an Apostille stamp (for documents issued in the countries that are parties to The Hague Convention). Original documents rather than copies should be legalized!

Please note that every country has its own requirements of legalization and recognition of education certificates.

Documents can be provided by 3 ways:

-Personally to the admission committee (by address: 454092, Russia, Chelyabinsk, Vorovskogo str., 64)
-By mail (by address: 454092, Russia, Chelyabinsk, Vorovskogo str., 64 Admission committee)
-Via e-mail (www.priem.chelsma.ru)

  • Step 2. Prepare to come for entry examinations.

•After approval from the admission committee we will send the visa invitation via e-mail. It will take us about 30 days to prepare and send you the Invitation.

•On receiving a visa invitation letter, the applicant must contact the Embassy of the Russian Federation in his / her country in order to apply for a student’s visa.

Attention! Applicants with "tourist visa" are not eligible to study or register at SUSMU!

•Arrive to the Russian Federation not later than a week before the entry examinations! You will need time to follow visa and registration rules!

  • Step 3. Pass the entry examinations.

The list of the entry examinations for foreign applicants who wish to study Medicine in English medium:

  • Step 4. Sign a contract and pay a tuition fee. 

Upon results of the entry examinations, successful applicants will be provided a relevant admission contract to sign and an invoice for payment of the tuition fee.

TUITION FEE 2022/2023


GENERAL MEDICINE (with the use of intermediary language (English)


For the semester

For academic year

113 565

227 130


  • Step 5. Become a student of SUSMU and begin your studies!