Call for applications to join the InteRussia fellowship programme for non-Russian doctors

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Are you a doctor from outside of Russia willing to broaden her or his professional horizons and gain experience working with leading doctors of Russia? The InteRussia fellowship programme is a great opportunity to achieve the ambition and become part of the international medical community.

The Gorchakov Fund together with Rossotrudnichestvo and Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University) and the ANO "Mezhdunarodniki" launches the call for applications to join the InteRussia fellowship programme for non-Russian doctors! The project is conducted with grant support from the Presidential Grants Fund.

The programme is to take place from 22 September to 5 October and include introduction to the process of the treatment and diagnostic at leading Russian healthcare institutions, which use the cutting-edge high-tech treatment methods. The programme will allow non-Russian doctors not only to gain practical experience in leading Russian clinics, but also to take part in research activities.

Programme areas:

  • regenerative medicine;
  • oncology;
  • urology;
  • cardiology;
  • medical engineering (flexible electronics);
  • genetics;
  • bioimaging.

Location: Moscow, Russia.

Working language: English.

The deadline for applications is 1 August, 23:59 Moscow time.

The selection results will be announced on 15 August. All the candidates will be informed about the results via email.


Candidates who meet the following requirements at the close of the application process are welcome to participate:

  • age 25-35;
  • degree in relevant studies;
  • status of a physician or resident physician at a non-Russian medical organisation;
  • non-Russian nationals;
  • professional command of English (at least B2 level).

Applicants for the fellowship will be selected on a competitive basis.

The selection criteria:

  • candidate’s professional background;
  • quality of papers published by a candidate;
  • results of the interview (online).

How to participate?

  1. Sign up on the English version of the Gorchakov Fund website. If you did not receive a registration verification email, check your spam folder.
  2. Navigate to the “My Projects” section, click on the “Create application” button, select the “InteRussia Medicine” contest and hit “Yes.”
  3. Fill in ALL mandatory fields.
  4. Click on the “Submit” button in the “Apply” section and wait for the status to change from “Preparing” to “Submitted.”

Watch the video for more details on the application process.

The organisers provide:

  • travel from an applicant’s place of residence to Moscow and back;
  • hotel accommodation;
  • visa processing;
  • scholarship for the duration of the fellowship in the amount of 30,000 rubles.

The participants pay for:

  • health insurance;
  • meals during their fellowship;
  • a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test (if necessary and depending on the requirements at the time of arrival and stay);

The regulation on fellowships for non-Russian specialists is available at the link.

If you are having trouble registering on the site or submitting an application, email us at