Kursk State Medical University is a RussiaGovernment University of higher professional education and ministry on health and social medicine. Kursk State Medical University also known as Kursk State Medical Institute; KSMU; KurskGMU; KurskSMU; Kursk State Government Medical University. The university is listed in the WHO list of world medical schools and also in the International Medical education directory provided by FAIMER 
Kursk State Medical University is ranked one of the most prestigious universities in Russia . To-day the university comprises: a library with a fund of more than 500 thousand copies, Research Institute of Ecological Medicine, a consulting diagnostic policlinic, medical institute, four teaching buildings, five comfortable student hostels, three sport halls, a shooting gallery, a canteen, a café and buffets in the teaching buildings and hostels. The university has a licence of the Ministry of general and professional education to conduct educational activity. Post-diploma education is realized in internship, residency training, post-graduate studies. Training of personnel is provided in 4 specialities of doctorate.
The university concluded agreements on cooperation with the leading medical institutions of the Ukraine, Byelorussia, Kazakhstan. KSMU was the first among the medical higher institutions to start training in English that resulted in a possibility to train more than a thousand students from 34 countries worldwide.
The university is a medico-preventive, medico-diagnostic and consultative centre of medical innovative technologies in practical health care. The academic staff of the clinical departments explain the methods of realization of the priority national project “Health” in the region.