University

The University’s story officially began in 1943 when Moscow Medical Institute of the Ministry of Health of the RSFSR was established on the basis of the 3rd and 4th Moscow Medical Universities.

In 1949 Ryazan widely celebrated a 100th anniversary of Academician I.P. Pavlov, Ryazan-born famous scientist and the first Russian Nobel Prize. To commemorate the fellow countryman, residents of the city addressed the country’s government with the initiative to found a medical university in Ryazan.

Luckily, the initiative was supported and in 1950 Moscow Medical Institute was moved from Moscow to Ryazan and became known as Ryazan Medical Institute named after Academician I.P. Pavlov.

On September, 1 in 1950 the Institute opened its doors to 124 teachers and 1096 students of General Medicine Faculty.

The Institute kept developing, new faculties were established:

  • 1962 – Public Health Faculty,
  • 1966 – the Faculty of Pharmacy,
  • 1971 – the Faculty of Additional Professional Education,
  • 1991 – the Faculty of Dentistry,
  • 1992 – the Faculty of International Students,
  • 2004 – the Faculty of Clinical Psychology,
  • 2012 – the Faculty of Pediatrics.

Today Ryazan State Medical University offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs, as well as advanced training for medical personnel. It is a research center of medical science and medical prevention activity.

For almost 80 years the University has been training qualified personnel for public health system in Russia and abroad.

The University's aim is lifelong high-quality professional learning based on traditions of classical medical school, modern educational technologies and proficient academic staff that is competitive in our country and abroad.