9th World Congress of the International
Cleft Lip and Palate Foundation


city-hallI.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University
Address: Moscow, st. Trubetskaya, 8, Congress Center

I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University is the first and the oldest medical school in Russia tracing its history from the medical faculty of Moscow Imperial University founded in 1758.

Having passed the path of glory I.M. Sechenov First MSMU enriched national and world science with many distinguished scientists and significant discoveries, and brought up thousands of physicians devoted to their work.

Many of the University alumni have been recognized internationally for their outstanding contribution to global medicine and other spheres. Botkin S.P., Korsakoff S.S., Pirogov N.N., Sechenov I.M., Sklifosovsky N.V., and Chekhov A.P. are the most renowned.

The University today is the biggest educational, scientific and medical complex in Russia for training, certification and continuing professional development of medical and pharmaceutical workers that contributes significantly to the domestic and global medicine.

More than 2,500 academic staff members at 8 faculties with about 150 chairs provide training in 14 specialties for more than 14,000 students at graduate and more than 15,000 specialists at postgraduate level with full-time, part-time and evening attendance, as well as distant learning. About 30 doctoral and 100 PhD theses are defended annually.

85% of the University lecturers have academic degree. 4 actual members and 3 corresponding members of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 64 actual members and 38 corresponding members of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences (RAMS), 3 actual members and 1 corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Education, about 70 honored science workers of the Russian Federation, more than 100 laureates of the State Prize, the Russian President & Government Prize work at the University.

There are 69 buildings for studies, 19 teaching hospitals with over 3,000 beds, 7 university research institutes and bases of 5 research centers of the RAMS, more than 30 laboratories, the biggest medical library in Europe, own botanic garden, and many other facilities that provide a world-level finest environment for academic excellence combined with spectacular results in research and innovation, as well as high quality medical treatment.

Since 2010 the University has been headed by the Rector Professor Petr V. Glybochko, MD, Corresponding Member of the RAMS, Member of the European Association of Urology, Vice-President of the Russian Association of Urologists, Chairman of the Education and Methodics Association of Medical and Pharmaceutical HEIs, author of 17 officially registered inventions, over 450 scientific works, etc.

State Federal-Funded Educational Institution of Higher Professional Training I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation is a full official name of the University.

The Congress Centre

The Congress Centre - a division of I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University. The Centre hosts over 100 medical events every year - congresses, conferences, seminars, educational schools, workshops, round tables and major exhibitions with the participation of Russian and foreign companies.
The Congress Centre includes two exhibition halls and multipurpose halls of different sizes, technical equipment which meets all with international standards and allows you to organize online broadcast of events, webinars, consecutive and simultaneous interpretation.
The Centre has a developed infrastructure: parking, food courts, wardrobe, VIP-room service, Wi-Fi internet access. The up-to-date security systems ensure the safety of exhibitors, exhibition visitors and participants of the events.
The University is a Member of the International Association of Universities. On the basis of direct agreements and contracts University cooperates with universities of the United States, Germany, Norway, the Netherlands and others. Every year, the University runs an exchange program sending over 300 students and welcoming more than 100 foreign specialists every year. The University enjoys the highest rating in the UNESCO university list which puts the University among The world’s leading medical education establishments.