Orenburg State Medical Universitywas founded in 1955. It is located inOrenburgcity which is 1,478 kilometers (918 mi) southeast of Moscow, very close to the border with Kazakhstan. These days 555 members of scientific and staff work in the University.

The medical faculty ofOrenburg State Medical Universityis considered as the best among any other medical universities in Russia. The faculty prepares the students in the field of ‘General Medicine’ and nearly two hundred newly trained specialists pass out from this university every year who serve the patients throughout the country and in other parts of world. The students get to learn nearly 54 subjects during training program. There are nearly 47 departments and around 300 professors and associate professors and doctors. The students are taught everything right from the basics of human body to the entire functioning of the body. The students are given hands on training in the hospital campus itself regarding treatment of patients. Research work is included in the syllabus of every student to enhance the learning skills during MBBS in Russia program.


There are more than 18 clinical bases aimed at training of students in Orenburg:

  • Orenburg regional clinical hospital no 2
  • Municipal city clinical hospital number 1
  • Municipal city clinical hospital named after Pirogov N.I.
  • Orenburg regional clinical hospital no. 1.
  • Municipal city clinical hospital number 2.
  • Railway clinical hospital of Orenburg station.
  • Polyclinic of municipal city clinical hospital number 5.
  • Faculty of General Medicine
  • Faculty of Pediatrics
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Department of preventive care
  • Pharmaceutical Department
  • Department of Clinical Psychology

The warmest time of year in Orenburg is in July when it is 22.2°C / 72.0°F on average, but could get up to 28.8°C / 83.8°F maximum. On the other hand, the coldest time of year in Orenburg is in January when it is -13.85°C / 7.1°F on average, but could get down to -17.9°C / 7.1°F minimum.


There are three hostels at the Orenburg State Medical University. Indian students pursuing MBBS in Russia lives in 3rd hostel which is in university campus.Hostels became the second home for young people who came from different places. All favorable conditions are created in the hostels. Sports club was opened in University in 2013. The main aim of its activity is organization and improvement of sports work with students, propaganda of healthy lifestyle and upgrading of sportsmanship. 12 sports leagues are functioning in the Club (aerobics, swimming, basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer, track-and-field athletics, table tennis, and lifting, skiing, chess). Indian students actively participate in sports activities.