Crimea State Medical University named after S. I. Georgievsky is the institution of higher medical education situated in Simferopol, Russia . According to some independent estimations it is one of the best medical colleges of Russia. The history of Crimea Medical University dates back to the start of the 21st century. Earlier it was referred to as medical faculty of Taurida University in year 1918. In 1931 the institution was separated and started functioning as autonomous unit – Crimea Medical Institute. In year 1995, in honor of Sergey Ivanovich Georgievsky (rector of the institute in 1951-1970) it was named CRIMEA STATE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY. In 1998 the higher school was transformed into university with the 4th (highest) accreditation level.
Occupying a leading position in medical higher education over the Europe, the Crimea state Medical University is committed to providing its global competitiveness. It will continue to increase its attractiveness for outstanding international scholars and students and to expand its international networks in order to provide both junior researchers and senior faculty with the best possible opportunities for further qualification and advancement. Nowadays The Crimea Medical University provides medical education up to the latest data and highest world educational standards. In the same time the University keeps upgrading the teaching methods towards global trends in medical education and research. Crimea Medical University has been a center for academic and vocational medical education and medical science in Crimea and at the same time offered specialized course in the field of General Medicine and Pharmacy. About 4.7 thousand students study at the Crimea State Medical University named after S. I. Georgievsky, including 1.7 thousand foreign citizens from 40 countries of the world. Since 1999 English has been the second language of instruction, which makes CSMU attractive for foreign citizens coming here to study.
International Faculty at Crimea State Medical University enjoys an exceptional national and international reputation in teaching, research, academic service and partnerships. The University’s endeavors reflect its values of academic excellence, diversity, equity, human rights, social justice and responsiveness to the population health needs. The 500 full time academics in the University are from different disciplinary backgrounds that range from the social to the bio-medical sciences, enhancing multi-disciplinary approaches essential for general medicine and public health. Academic activities are also supported by more than 100 honorary staff members.