Omsk, one of the largest and popular cities in Russia, hosts the prominent MBBS educational institute, Omsk State Medical University(OSMU). The institute was founded in 1920 as the Siberian Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Zoology with 186 students, and has known to become a renowned school of medicine in the area. It was renamed as Omsk State Medical University in 1925. OSMU has acquired a significant position among the top 100 universities of Russia and is awarded with GOST R ISO 9001-2008, which is a symbol of success that guarantees the quality of education provided by the university. OSMU is the largest medical university and one among the oldest in Siberian region and Russia. The university has shown remarkable growth and expansion overtime with inclusion of more faculties. In 1994, OSMU attained the status of State Medical Academy, and in 2015, it was given the status of University.
Collaboration: OSMU has emphasized on collaborating with international entities including countries such as China, US, UK, and Japan so as to promote international cooperation in training, research, and medical activities. The university signed new contracts in public health, academic, and cultural domains with the other universities in Russia in 2015.
Scientific activity: The students and specialists are trained with utmost priority by the university staff, where much emphasis is laid on the research work. Entities such as the academic council, student scientific bureau, and doctoral thesis boards participate in promoting scientific research work. Some of the domains that are well researched upon are reproductive health, medical issues of Narcology, clinical studies on surgeries, hygiene, oral health, mental and terminal stress well-being, and drug assistance.
Student life: The students are given several opportunities to explore and show their talents in acting, dancing, sports, and other activities. Open public competitions are held pertaining healthy lifestyle so as to generate higher awareness among the public. Apart from providing all the essential facilities, the scholars are given the chance to carry out their individual work and research investigations. They are further offered with several possibilities to grow in their specialized field with maximum exposure to clinical practice.