OMSK State Medical University

OMSK State Medical University

Omsk State Medical University is one of the oldest universities of Siberia; it was founded in 1920 as the Medical Division of Siberian Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Zoology which enrolled 186 students. In 1921, West Siberian State Medical Institute was created, its first rector was N.K. Ivanov-Emin. In 1924, it was renamed as Omsk State Medical Institute.


The University is expanding

In autumn 1931, the Maternity and Child Protection Faculty was established which later was reorganized into the Pediatric Faculty. The Sanitary and Hygienic Faculty was founded in 1938 (now it is the Preventive Medicine Faculty). In 1957, there was the admission for the Dentistry Faculty. The fifth faculty established was the Faculty of Pharmacy which started to enroll students in 2002. In 1994, the Institute was granted with the status of State Medical Academy. On the 5th of December 2011, Omsk Medical College was affiliated with Omsk State Medical Academy.  In 2015, the Academy was assigned with the status of University.


The University today

Today the University is one of largest medical universities in Siberian Region and Russia as a whole. The University’s educational activity is confirmed by Quality Management System Certificate of Conformity to requirements of GOST R ISO 9001-2008 (ISO 9001:2008). According to results of official and independent expertise, OSMU is constantly ranked among 100 best universities of Russia.


The educational activity

As a result of many years' activity the University has trained more than 35 thousand doctors.  Its graduates work in all regions of the country, as well as in CIS and non-CIS countries. The indisputable achievement of OSMU is its number of employer-sponsored students which is 45.4 % of the total number of state-funded students. Today the contracts on training of doctors are concluded with administrations and public health authorities of Omsk, Kurgan, Tomsk, Novosibirsk Regions, Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Altai Krai and other Regions. Every year more than 8.5 thousand doctors graduate from the University.

Educational programme on General Medicine


Field of study: General Medicine

Specialty code: 31.05.01

Qualification: General Practitioner

Duration: 6 years

Mode of study: full-time

Language: Russian/English


The educational programme in General Medicine represents a complex system of documents that is developed in compliance with the requirements of the labour market based on the Federal State Educational Standard followed by the qualification General Practitioner awarded.

A general practitioner (family doctor) provides primary medical assistance to the population. The main tasks of a general practitioner are prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the most common diseases, emergency and emergency medical care, fulfillment of medical manipulations.

A general practitioner is allowed to work both in the medical institution and in private practice. GP can manage junior medical staff, provide services under medical insurance contracts, conclude additional ones to the main contract and conduct an expertise of the quality of medical services. A general practitioner is responsible for taking independent decisions in accordance with the Russian legislation.

Awarding the qualification General Practitioner is given an opportunity to continue his or her study in advanced higher education programmes, such as residency programmes (Order N 700н of 7 October 2015 of the Ministry of Public Health of the Russian Federation. “On nomenclature of specialties with higher medical and pharmaceutical education”, Order N 707н of 8 October 2015 of the Ministry of Public Health of the Russian Federation “On the approval of qualification requirements to medical and pharmaceutical specialists with higher education in the field of “Public Health and Medical Sciences”).

Facilities of Omsk State Medical University:

In the University buildings:

- laboratories for  Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biological Chemistry, Biology, Physiology, Microbiology, Virology,  Pharmacology, Pathological Anatomy, and Pathophysiology;

- an anatomical theatre;

- an anatomical museum;

- a mortuary;

- well-equipped classrooms.

In hospitals:

- offices equipped for admission and demonstration of patients;

- doctor’s offices equipped with necessary facilities to provide medical care to patients with different pathologies.


  1. Faculty of Medicine
  2. Faculty of Pediatrics
  3. Faculty of Preventive medicine
  4. Faculty of Stomatology
  5. Faculty of Pharmaceutics

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