Chuvash State University “Faculty of Medicine”

The Faculty of Medicine, part of the Chuvash State University named after I.N. Ulyanov, was opened on September 1, 1967, on the basis of the Resolution of the Soviet Council of Ministers No.79 of August 17, 1967 and the Council of Ministers of the Russian Federation No.631 of August 21, 1967. He headed the faculty until May 1969, Associate Professor Ivan Smirnov. The first admission of students to the Medical Faculty in the specialty “Therapeutic Business” was 50 people. Gorkovskiy, Kazansky, Ivanovsky and some other medical institutes assisted in equipping the new faculty with laboratory equipment, textbooks and methodical materials.

In recent years, the Faculty of Medicine has extensively organized postgraduate training of doctors of the Chuvash Republic in various cycles of qualification improvement in many clinical specialties. The logistics of the Faculty of Medicine are continuously updated and today meet all modern requirements. In the basic educational theoretical, laboratory and morphological corps there are equipped with various educational and scientific laboratories, anatomical museum (several hundred unique anatomical drugs), vivarium’s, library (about 200,000 editions various branches of medicine), sports and assembly halls, computer classes, large and small lecture halls and more. Clinical bases are located in all major republican and city hospitals, where there are more than 2.5 thousand beds. Simulation classes, an inter-departmental computer class, and access to full-text foreign editions of the world’s leading electronic resources are organized and functioning for students and teachers. In recent years, the international activities of the Faculty of Medicine on a number of fronts have been particularly developing- in academic exchange of students, faculty, participation in joint scientific and educational programs, organizing and hosting international conferences, joint research and more. Today, the faculty is working hard to develop and implement training programs for teaching in English, training students from 42 regions of the Russian Federation and about 40 countries near and far abroad (Israel, Kenya, Algeria, Morocco, Syria, Jordan, Congo, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, etc.) Teaching at the faculty is carried out on the curriculum and plans corresponding to the FGOS, which fully reflect the current level of medical science and technological progress. Currently, an internship appointment for 8, and in residency – in 22 specialties. Scientific training is also carried out in the following postgraduate specialties: 03.03.04 – cell biology, cytology, histology; Clinical disciplines: 14.01.01 – obstetrics and gynecology; 14.01.03 – ear, throat and nose diseases; January 14, January 24 – internal diseases; January 14, January 28 – Pediatrics; January 14, 2017 – Surgery. Currently, the Faculty of Medicine is studying in the specialties “Therapeutic, Pediatrics,” “Dental,” “Sisterhood.” During its existence, the faculty has trained and produced more than 16,000 doctors of all specialties. The number of medical students in recent years is more than 3,000. To date, the 25 departments of the Faculty of Medicine employ about 300 teachers, among the professors of the Faculty of 2 Academician EA AMN, 1 member-correspondent raen, 7 active members of NANI CR, 1 honored figure of science of the Russian Federation, 13 honored scientists of the Czech Republic, 4 honored workers of the national education of the Czech Republic, 2 honored doctors of the Russian Federation, 14 honored doctors. recognition of medical universities in Europe and America. Every year, the staff of the Faculty of Medicine protect doctoral and Doctoral dissertations, publish monographs, textbooks, teaching and methodical instructions, scientific articles, receive author’s certificates for inventions, implement into practice new methods of diagnosing and treating various diseases. Teachers of the Faculty of Medicine periodically travel to foreign countries for international congresses and symposiums with scientific reports, work as heads of departments, chief physicians of medical institutions, as well as conduct clinical work in the newly established University Hospital. The daily painstaking work of the medical faculty is aimed at achieving the strategic goals set by the Chuvash State University named after I.N. Ulyanov in order to further successfully develop everything The state as a whole.

Faculties of Chuvash State University “Faculty of Medicine”:

  • Faculty of General Medicine
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Psychology
  • Preparatory Department


Student Accommodation

The Chuvash State University has 10 hostels; all have central heating in each room along with provided with 24 hours gas, electricity, hot & cold water and phone. Each room is provided with furniture and bedding to ensure the comfort of the students coming to study MBBS in Russia. By owing the students requirement, each hostel incorporates reading room and gym in campus only. Further, for the recreation hostels are surrounded by green belt with outdoor sport activities like volleyball, football, basketball and cricket. If food is your concern, then you would be delighted by knowing that all hostels have cafeteria serving all Indian dishes those are absolutely hygienic, delicious and available at cheap rates.


Cheboksary City

Cheboksary (Shupashkar in the Chuvash language) is a city in Russia, the capital of the Chuvash Republic, a large port on the right bank of the Volga River. This is one of the largest religious, economic, scientific, educational, cultural, and sports centers of Povolzhye (the Volga Region).

Cheboksary – Features


The city of Cheboksary is located on the Volga Upland on the right bank of the Cheboksary reservoir of the Volga River. Cheboksary has a satellite city – Novocheboksarsk. Together they form an agglomeration with a population of more than 680 thousand people.


The climate of Cheboksary is temperate continental. Winter is frosty, snowy, lasting an average of five months. Summer is warm, sometimes hot, lasting three months. The average temperature in January is minus 12.9 degrees Celsius, in July – plus 18.8 degrees Celsius.


According to the 2010 census, about 59% of the population in Cheboksary were Chuvash, about 32% – Russians, as well as Tatars (1%), Ukrainians (0.5%), Mari (0.4%), Mordvinians (0.4%).


The city economy is characterized, first of all, by developed industry. The leading industries of Cheboksary are electrical energy equipment, engineering, and food processing. The economic and geographical position of the city is characterized by the presence of the Nizhny Novgorod-Cheboksary-Ulyanovsk highways, the road to Kazan and Yoshkar-Ola going along the dam of the Cheboksary Hydroelectric Station. Two federal highways pass through Cheboksary: M7 Volga and P176 Vyatka.


The distance to Moscow is 671 km, Kazan – 152 km, Nizhny Novgorod – 243 km, Ulyanovsk – 244 km, Yoshkar-Ola – 93 km. From Kazan station in Moscow there is a branded train “Chuvashia” running to Cheboksary. The airport of the city offers regular flights to Moscow and St. Petersburg. Public transport is represented by trolleybuses, buses, minibuses, and taxis.

Cheboksary has a large river station. It is a place to stop during the Volga River cruises. Such destinations as Astrakhan, Rostov-on-Don, Volgograd, the Caspian and the Black seas are located downstream of the Volga south of the city; Nizhny Novgorod, Moscow, Yaroslavl, and other northern regions of Russia are reachable if you sail upstream of the Volga west of Cheboksary.

Cheboksary is regularly included in the list of the cleanest and most comfortable cities in Russia. There is a lot of greenery: dozens of public gardens, groves, shady alleys, as well as specially protected natural sites.

The City Day of Cheboksary is celebrated on the third Sunday of August.

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