Sechenov University is the major medical educational and scientific institution in Russia aimed at training, certification and postgraduate studies of physicians and pharmacists promoting thus further advance of medical science and healthcare domestically and on a global scale.
Over 2,500 of academic headcount at 8 faculties encompassing 150 chairs implement training in 14 specialties covering more than 14,000 students and about 15,000 postgraduates practicing full-time, part-time and evening attendance, as well as extramural educational solutions. Hundreds of higher degree theses are defended annually. 85% of the University tutors have higher degrees. The staff includes 4 fellows and 3 corresponding members of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 64 fellows and 38 corresponding members of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences (RAMS), 3 fellows and 1 corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Education, about 70 Honored Scientists of the Russian Federation and over 100 State Prize winners.