Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University is onе of the oldest and leading universities in Russia and is well known all over the world.
It is the only medical university in Russia in respect of which the category "National Research University" (NRU) is established (Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia dated July 01, 2010 No. 743).
The mission of the University is to create a modern higher medical teaching and educational institution that provides high-quality higher professional education at the international level, based on the integration of the best traditions of Russian medicine, international educational programs and modern educational technologies, and continuing professional development of healthcare professionals in the interests of the individual, society and of the state thanks to the high qualifications of doctors and professors teaching staff.
Due to the unified scientific approaches and solid practical experience the centre also efficiently provides any types of medical aid to the newborns, including premature neonates and newborns with the body weight less than 1,000 g; the centre successfully prevents and eliminates adverse implications of inborn and perinatal pathologies.
More than 2000 lecturers working in 115 departments offer lectures, seminars and practical laboratory sessions in the sciences in more than 250 courses. Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University has аn established network of the biggest Moscow state clinical hospitals which service hundreds of thousands people with various pathologies.