The World University Ranking (RUR) assesses the activities of 783 leading universities of the world by 20 indicators grouped into 4 key areas of activity: teaching; research; internationalization; financial stability.
In 2018, Kursk state medical university entered the world university ranking Round University Ranking for the first time and became first among Russian medical universities, remaining the leader among the universities of Kursk region.
In the overall ranking KSMU took the 591st place among the universities of the world; it took the 18th place among the 70 universities of Russia included in the ranking.
KSMU entered the group «Bronze League» in the categories «Teaching Quality» and «Internationalization».
KSMU entered the group «Universal League» in the categories «Research Quality» and «Financial Stability».