Dnipropetrovsk state medical Academy

Dnipropetrovsk state medical Academy

Course : Doctor of Medicine (Equivalent to MBBS)

Eligibility HSC

Intake Period Jan, Sep

Duration 6 years


Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA)- One of the oldest higher educational institutions of Ukraine.Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) was founded on September 15, 1916 on the basis of Ekaterynoslavsky higher female courses Institute. Institute acquired the status of State Academy in 1920 and it was confirmed again to Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) in Ukraine in 1994 by th order of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine № 224 dated 20 April 1994.

Since its founding Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) rectors were: VP Karpov (1920-1925), A.A.Levin-Lavretzky (1925-1928), SS Kagan (1928-1932), LA Gabino (1932 -- 1936), M. Trostanetsky (1936-1947), IM Kucheriavyj (1947-1953), DP Chuhrienko (1953-1959), M. Ya Horoshmanenko (1959-1964), I.I . Kryzhanovskaya (1964-1981), L.V.Novitskaya-Usenko (1981-1996). Since 1996, the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) is headed by Academician of Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Professor GV Dzyak.

Foundation and the establishment of the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) was led by eminent scientists with world-known names, such as VP Karpov, Oleg S.Abrazhanov, O. Drzhevetsky, L. Gromashevsky, LS Halperin, MF Rudnev, GF Tsomakion, NS Kakhiani, MS Stanishevskaya, MO Kabanov, OI Talyantsev, I. Troitsky, SM Kompaneets, MV Donici, AV Padlewski etc.

In 1922 the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) organized and edited two scientific medical journal: "Ekaterynoslavsky Medical Journal" and "New Surgical Archive". When the Academy created a single scientific society that was theoretical, surgical, therapeutic, orthopedic, trauma and pediatric sections.

Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) intoduced the scholarships to students and the students were given place in the hostels to live in the academic year 1923/1924.

Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) has carried in it`s fifth year disciplines of medicine, surgery, maternity and child care, sanitation and hygiene. In the prewar years were formed hygienic department in 1931 and Pediatrics department in 1937 in Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA).

By 1941, Academy prepared: 21 professors, 82 associate professors, 248 assistant, 6448 physicians.At that time in Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) there were 3276 students, and the staff memers were 319 people at the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA). Clinics of Academy had 2,200 beds.

Since the beginning of the World War II, 130 members of staff of the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) went to fight from their country at the front. On the basis of the regional hospital was established front-line evacuation hospital (EVP number 3582), chief of which was IM Kucheryavyi, Vice - SA Rossin, a leading surgeon - DA Vasilenko. The hospital retained the valuable property of the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA).

August 13, 1941 Academy was evacuated to Stavropol, where Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) was temporarily merged with the Stavropol Medical Institute. The main tasks of the team were second to ensure early release of doctors and retraining of doctors in specialties needed for front and rear. In July 1942 the Institute of Stavropol was evacuated first to Makhachkala, then to Tashkent and Fergana.

In the time of world war II (1941-1944) Institute have been trained over 1000 physicians.

In April 1944 - after the freedom from Germans staff members of Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) have returned back to their property. World War II was a big loss to Academy. The most number of equipments were stolen, the main buildings were burned. Despite the difficulties of reconstruction began with the first days of the liberation of the city from invaders., Prof. EA Kuraev, and T. M. Stepanov, Assistant professors VF Stefanovskaya and DN Kutsygin with their staff has taken the first steps to restore the Academy. In September 1944 the first and second courses enrolled 340 students. Gradually, the members of staff and students of Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) came back from the war from the different areas of USSR.

Thousands of graduates of the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) and more than 200 of its staff during the war years were awarded orders and medals. Many of them sacrificed their lives for their homeland.

On the 6 April 1965 Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) opened marphological building in which were located seven departments,museums,scientific and educational laboratories.

In 1966 the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) celebrated its 50 anniversary. By that time in Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) were 55 departments and 3769 students were enrolled in the different departments of Academy.Among the staff of the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) were 31 professor, 88 associate professors, 216 assistant prfessors, 43 doctors of medical science and 198 candidates of medical sciences. Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) was awarded the Order of Red Banner of Labor by the House of the President of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR for it`s development in medical science and for it`s 50th anniversary in 1966.

After the restoration of educational and therapeutic bases,Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) started expanding the range of specialties: improve the quality of teachers, organized the Dental School, opened a new department, created a central research laboratory. Academy builded 5 hostels, 3 dining rooms, dispensary, a sports camp and started operaing them. In 1970 came into operation a sports complex with swimming pool. In 1973 Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) created a faculty for training physicians, in 1974 opened a preparatory department. In 1984 - commissioned educational building number 3, which housed 9 Departments and 4 lecture halls. In the 80-90-years of the last century based on the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) created the faculty of foreign students, opened a medical Lyceum, organized psychophysiological laboratory testing, greatly expanded academic and clinical base.

Throughout its history the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) has trained about 45 000 doctors.


Today Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) - one of the leading universities of medical education in Ukraine from a single continuous professional training at three levels: pre-university, graduate and postgraduate.

In the structure of the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) - 6 faculties (three medical, dental, department of foreign students and faculty of postgraduate education), which has more than 4,5 thousand students and doctors for postgraduation.

At the Academy 59 departments work.Among staff at Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) there are 646 teachers, among them 98 doktors of Medical Sciences and 359 candidates of Medical Sciences. In total, the Academy employs over 1100 employees.

Among the teachers: 1 - Academician of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, 1 corresponding member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 2, Corresponding Member of Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, 4 employees were awarded prizes of the President of Ukraine, 5 distinguished workers in higher education and public education, 9 Honoured Scientists of Science and Technology, 9 State Prize winners of Ukraine and Russia, 5 Honored doctors of Ukraine, 24 full members and corresponding members of many national and foreign academies, members of international scientific societies and associations.

Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) has 42 clinical departments which are located in 28 hospitals and having over 15 thousand beds. On clinical bases Academy organized 29 specialized centers.


The Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) occupies an area of 85 hectares. Academy has 8 academic buildings with total area of 52000 square meters, which are located 608 classrooms, offices and laboratories. 7 dormitories area is 46000 sq.m. 2849 students and resident doctors under training.

The Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) has a sports complex, vivarium, a sanatorium, sports camp, academic library, Technocenter and two museums.


Donetsk National Medical University


Zaporozhye State Medical University


Zaporozhye State Medical University

Course : Doctor of Medicine (Equivalent to MBBS)

Eligibility HSC

Intake Period Jan, Sep

Duration 6 years

The population of Zaporozhye is about 1 million people. It is situated in the south of Ukraine on the bank of the river Dnieper . Zaporozhye is a large industrial, scientific and cultural center. It has 8 higher educational institutions and many colleges. It is a center of metallurgical industry, a center of production of aircraft engines, a center of instrument-making industry. Zaporozhye region is located in the maritime - steppe zone, summer is hot (an average temperature - +20,7 0 - +23.6 0 ), winter is mild (an average temperature - -4 0 ). The climate of the Azov sea-side where a sport-health resort is situated has its unique peculiarities: the air of sea harmonized well with the air of stepper. There are sunny days the whole year round.

About Ukraine

Ukraine is the second largest country in Europe with the territory of 603,700 sq.km. Its population is 50 million people. The capital and the largest city of Ukraine is Kiev. The neighboring countries of Ukraine are: Belarus, Russia, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Moldova and Poland . To the South Ukraine is washed with Black Sea and Sea of Azov. The country has the sea boarders with Turkey, Bulgaria and Georgia.

The neighboring countries of Ukraine are: Belarus, Russia, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Moldova and Poland . To the South Ukraine is washed with Black Sea and Sea of Azov. The country has the sea boarders with Turkey, Bulgaria and Georgia.

Ukraine is a state with the democratic form of governing, headed by the nation-wide elected president. The verkhovna Rada (the Ukranian parliament) is the highest legislative body. It consists of 450 members, elected for 4-term in accordance with the proportional majority system. On August 24, 1991 Ukraine declared itself an independent state. In an effort to rebuild the country of Ukraine has opened her doors to foreign investors, businessmen, and foremost to tourists.

Ukraine has always been hospitable and friendly, always happy to receive foreign businessmen, foreign guests, tourists and students.

The richly talented Ukrainian people have created wonderful architecture, many monuments both secular and religious, dating from 11th to 18th centuries can be seen in all throughout Ukraine towns and cities. If you get a chance, visit some of the many historic sites and towns, where numerous treasures will tell you of the great past and traditions. The past is reflected in the architecture and atmosphere of cities.

Ukraine has a well-developed economy with considerable portions of agricultural and industrial sectors. Space and rocket engineering, aircraft and ship building, high tech equipment production are among the main branches of the Ukrainian industry.

Space and rocket complex of Ukraine has great potential. Ukraine is distinguished by a high level scientific potential. After Ukraine regained its independence, ideas of nation cultural revival stimulated the process of democratization in cultural sphere, pluralism in a creativity process, made cultural life in the regions more active. Broadening of international contacts has become a positive tendency.

Cultural life of national minorities in Ukraine - Bulgarian, Greek, Jewish, Crimean Tartar, German, Polish, Russian, Romanian, Hungarian and dozens of others - is very diversified. A system of national schools, libraries, mass media, scientific centers, radio and television, theatres and creative societies is being developed. Languages of all peoples inhabiting the territory of Ukraine are granted equality on the state level. Today Ukraine is an internationally oriented center of high technology, with speech technology, micro electronics, chips development, media technology and genetic engineering as out standing examples. Thanks to international communications and transport systems it is literally the hub of central Europe.

Ukraine has well-developed economy with considerable portions of agricultural and industrial sectors. Space and rocket engineering, aircraft and ship building, high tech equipment production are among the main branches of the Ukrainian industry. Electrical equipment made in Ukraine is highly rated in the world. Power station turbines, transformers, high-voltage instruments are used in many countries.

Ukraine is distinguished by a high level scientific potential. The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine has won a world-wide recognition as a science center of physical studies of materials, in particular, in the sphere of electric welding, special electric metallurgy, synthetic super hard materials and tools made from them. The National Academy of sciences, higher educational institutions of Ukraine maintain broad international contacts. Broadening of international contacts has become a positive tendency.

Cooperation with developing countries: Ukraine attaches great importance to the international economic, scientific, medical and technological cooperation, particularly in the field of sharing the national experience with other countries. First of all it concerns training of highly skilled technical and medical personnel for developing countries. A lot of specialists from the developing countries have graduated from the educational institutions of Ukraine.

HUMAN RIGHTS: As an independent state, Ukraine achieved a substantial progress in development of the national system and mechanisms in the sphere of protection of human rights and freedoms. Democratic elections, political pluralism, freedom of speech and mass media, establishing the democratic social state based on the rule of law have become reality. The human being, his or her life and health, dignity and safety are recognized in Ukraine as the highest social value. Ukraine became a party to all basic international instruments in the field of human rights.

Ukraine has always paid great attention to the United Nations activity in promotion and protection of human rights. The Ukrainian constitution also guarantees the right of every person to appeal to relevant international institutions and organizations for protection of his or her rights. Ukrainians openness, accessibility and efficiency are more than just empty words. Higher Education for Foreign students: As a foreign student you will discover a region full of surprising contrasts. You will find yourself quickly becoming part of it, especially during the many festivals and the intense cultural life, for which the region is famous.

Higher education within the Ukrainian community has always been open to foreign students. Its student body comprised of men and women from all over the world has the invaluable experience of studying together with students from many different natural and cultural backgrounds. The contact with students all over the world broadens understanding of other peoples and provides valuable friendships, some of which last a lifetime.

TRANSPORTATION: Ukraine is linked with most major European cities. Most international flights go to Ukraine. International trains enter Ukraine from several countries. Sail by ship is also available between various cities in the black sea and Mediterranean. All official land border crossings into Ukraine are unrestricted, if you have a visa ahead of time.

Getting between major Ukrainian cities is best done by train and also by flight. They are frequent , cheap and often convenient journey. There are bus services to most cities and towns. Taxi services are numerous in Ukraine. Fines are imposed if traffic police smell alcohol in a driver`s breath. Driving Speed limits are 40 kph in built-up areas, 90 kph in countryside and 110kph on the motorways. For foreigners an international driving license is required to drive automobiles in Ukraine.

CURRENCY: Hryvnya (UAH) = 100 Kopiyok (singular-kopiyka). Notes are in denominations of 100, 50, 10, 5, 2, and 1 hryvnya. Coins are in denominations of 50, 25, 10, 5, 2, 1 kopiyok. Foreign currencies should only be changed at currency exchanges on the streets or in banks. Credit cards are not readily accepted, only restaurants and hotels will accept.


Kharkiv National Medical University

Kharkiv National Medical University

Course : Doctor of Medicine (Equivalent to MBBS)

Eligibility HSC

Intake Period Jan, Sep

Duration 6 years

Kharkiv National Medical University (KNMU) Ukraine is one of the oldest higher educational establishments of Ukraine. It was founded in 1805 as the Medical Faculty of the Kharkiv University. Kharkov Medical Institute, Kharkov National Medical University and Kharkov State Medical University are old names of Kharkiv National Medical University/KNMU

Kharkiv National Medical University is best for foriegn students who want to Study Medicine in Ukraine.

The Degree (MBBS, BDS, MD, MDS, MS, NURSING) of the Kharkov National Medical University (KNMU) is prestigious and recognized in many countries of the world.Among former graduates of the University there are ministers and members of parliaments in various countries, outstanding scientists and famous specialists who founded their own clinics abroad. Within the period of their studies the students undergo academic training in main medical specialties. They take part in examinations of patients, giving urgent aid, work at X-ray rooms, clinical and biochemical laboratories. Particular attention is paid to clinical rounds of patients, their management, filling in and arrangement of case histories with their subsequent analysis. Clinical and theoretical training of the students is performed at 56 departments of the University and the best clinics of Kharkiv with use of modern medical diagnostic and therapeutically equipment, computed provision of the academic process, a wide use of audio and video aids.

Historically, Kharkiv National Medical University (KNMU) was the first higher medical educational institution in Ukraine.

It was founded as the Medical Faculty of Kharkiv.

In 1920, the Medical Faculty was united with the Women’s Medical Institute, and Kharkiv Medical Academy was organized.

In 1921, the Academy was renamed as Kharkiv Medical Institute.

In 1994, the Institute served as a base for establishing Kharkov state Medical University.

In 2007 Kharkiv state Medical University was renamed as Kharkiv National Medical University

Since 1951 the University has been training specialists for foreign countries of the Eastern Europe, China, Mongolia, and since 1961 students from the countries of Asia, Africa, and Latin America have been studying here. Now, 1900 foreign citizens study at KNMU at the Medical and Dentistry Faculties, at the clinical postgraduate course. More than 3,600 specialists from 86 states of Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Middle East have graduated from KNMU since 1951. Among them 12 Doctors and 90 Candidates of Medical Sciences, about 200 postgraduates. The languages of instruction for foreign students are Russian and English. KNMU has become an important centre for international students who need expert teaching in learning. The University is currently training about 7,000 students, among them 2150 foreign citizens, and its academic staff consists of more than 630 teachers, including 102 Doctors of Sciences and Professors, 387 Candidates of Medical Science, 32 members of academies, 17 Honored Scientists. Number of teaching/academic staff involved in teaching foreign students: total – 186, among them: doctors of sciences, professors (%) – 12.4; candidates of sciences, assistant professors (%) – 65.6.

KHARKIV NATIONAL MEDICAL UNIVERSITY has passed a glorious historical way from a faculty to a higher school, which trains both high-skilled doctors, pedagogical and scientific personnel for medicine.

The Kharkiv medical school has been known outside the country.

1951 – the University was among the first higher schools, which began training medical personnel for different countries of the world.

1996 – admission of students for the English medium training began.

2010 – the work of the Preparatory Department for foreign citizens was resumed, a specialized reading hall began its functioning.

The University has trained 4237 doctors from 86 countries of the world. Of them, there are 3 Doctors of Science and 70 Candidates of Medical Science, more than 200 residents. At present, 2500 international students, probationers, residents and postgraduates from 72 countries of the world study at the University.


  • is a member of the International Association of Universities, registered under UNESCO;
  • has 7 Faculties, two of them 2 – training international students. Future doctors study in such specialties as General Medicine, Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine, Stomatology and receive the education-qualification level of a Specialist;
  • has 66 Departments, whose faculty numbers 821 specialists in sciences and pedagogy; of them, there are 122 Doctors of Medical Science and Professors, and 459 Candidates of Medical Science and Associate Professors.
  • has a high personnel potential: 5 corresponding members of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, 17 Honored Workers of Science and Engineering of Ukraine, 3 Honored Workers of Higher School of Ukraine, 13 Honored Doctors of Ukraine, 8 winners of the State Prize of Ukraine in the fields of science and engineering, 28 members of public Academies of Ukraine; 28 members of international medical association;
  • trains over 7000 students, interns, masters, clinical postgraduates, postgraduates and doctoral candidates;
  • is a modern multi-type educational establishments with its powerful scientific, material and technical basis, with use of up-to-date technical information technologies: multimedia, computers, particularly there is wireless Internet access ( Wi-Fi ) in all educational buildings of the University;
  • has 5 specialized academic councils for defending Doctor’s and Candidates thesis in 11 medical specialties;
  • has the Central Research Laboratory, 4 problem laboratories, the Educational Scientific Centerbased on classrooms for phantom techniques of education and computerized classrooms, and theComputerCenter;
  • has the Scientific Library, whose fund comprises over 1 million copies (including those in the English language), with 11 reading halls and 2 rooms of electronic information; the electronic catalogue is continuously replenished; the repository of KhNMU is in operation;
  • is the place for functioning of 18 scientific-pedagogical schools;
  • took part in 126 international and 340 Ukrainian scientific forums;
  • cooperates with 18 foreign medical institutions;
  • participates in the realization of 16 international projects; 65 of its workers are members of 67 foreign scientific and medical organizations;
  • has the Coordinating Council of students’ self-government;
  • has the communityMuseumof History of KhNMU, which in 2011 was awarded the title “The Perfect Museum”;
  • issues its newspaper The Medical University;
  • has six hostels, where each room has an access to Internet;
  • has itsYouthCenter;
  • has its complex for physical education and health improvement;
  • has its sports-health camp “Medic”;
  • received a title of honor “The leader of National Education” at the XII International Exhibition “The Modern Education inUkraine”.

V.N Karazin National University

V.N Karazin National University

Course : Doctor of Medicine (Equivalent to MBBS)

Eligibility HSC

Intake Period Jan, Sep

Duration 6 years


Ternopil State Medical University

Ternopil State Medical University

Course : Doctor of Medicine (Equivalent to MBBS)

Eligibility HSC

Intake Period Jan, Sep

Duration 6 years

Horbachevsky Ternopil State Medical University ranks third in Ukraine among the higher medical schools of the IVth accreditation level according to the latest rating list of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine. In the latest rating list of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine I.Horbachevsky Ternopil State Medical University.

Almost 600 international students from 35 countries of the world study at the University. languages of instruction: Ukrainian, English, Russian. Agreements on cooperation have been signed with universities from 7 countries of the world. 10 years' experience of teaching medicine in English.


  • Medical Faculty
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Postgraduate Training Faculty
  • Faculty of Foreign Students

Teaching Staff:

  • 410 (among them - 1 Corresponding Member of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine)
  • 79 Doctors of Sciences, Professors, 265 Candidates of Sciences
  • 8 Honourary Workers of Science and Technology
  • 3 Honourary Workers of Higher School
  • 1 Honourary Inventors of Ukraine
  • 4 Honourary Physicians of Ukraine

Number of Students:

  • 3100

Forms of Postgraduate:

  • Training: Internship Program
  • Postgraduate Course (Master`s Degree)
  • Postgraduate Course (PhD)
  • Clinical Specialization
  • Continuing Education Program


Forms of Study:

  • state-financed, contractual (self-financed)

Forms of Postgraduate

  • Training: Internship Program
  • Postgraduate Course (Master ´s Degree)
  • Postgraduate Course (PhD)
  • Clinical Specialization
  • Continuing Education Program

History of the Ternopil State Medical University

Training students at the Ternopil State medical Institute was inaugurated on September 1, 1957 by the resolution of the Ukrainian government on April 12, 1957. It was the first higher educational establishment in the city that had been almost completely destroyed during the World War II and just begun its reconstruction. Three days after the governmental resolution Director (Rector) of the Medical Institute, Candidate of Medical Sciences, surgeon P.O. Ohiy (later M.D., Professor) arrived to Ternopil. By the decision of the Regional Council two educational buildings and two hostels were allotted to the Institute. Its clinical base became the City Hospital that simultaneously functioned as the Regional Hospital. The construction of Morphological building, Regional Hospital and the third hostel was begun. 19 departments began functioning at the Institute, 66 teachers were working there (with 1 M.D., and 17 Candidates Sc., among them).

From the very first days of the Institute young teachers-scientists who now are professors, honored scientists K.V.Kovanov, Yu.T.Komorovsky, A.I. Lokay, I.O.Sytnyk, M.P.Skakun, connected their lives with this educational establishment. Among the founders was an assistant teacher of General Hygiene Department Ye.H. Honcharuk. Today he is Academician of the National Academy of Sciences, the Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine and many foreign academies, Rector of the Kyiv National Medical University named after O.O.Bohomoletz.

There were three courses at the Institute with 624 students, 210 being first-year students 120 second- and 224 third-year students were transferred from medical institutes of Ukraine, Russia and other republics of the former USSR. Scientific Council, the Central Methodical Commission, Chairs began their intricate work as for organizing educational and methodical process, determining strategic directions of scientific work, controlling the level of students` background. In 1959 the first scientific forum was held on the basis of the young Institute the Conference of the Ukrainian Pathophysiological Society. The 7th Plenum of the Ukrainian Scientific Society of Surgeons held in October 1960 had become an important event. The students` scientific circles were functioning successfully. 2010-09-24

Thus, the Institute started its activity as a pedagogical, scientific, medical, cultural and educational center of the region. Its best amateur groups were of great success at the city and regional amateur talent reviews, sports competitions. Sanitary-educational work of the teaching staff was connected with their consultative aid for the population directly on the basis of village and district hospitals.

1960-1961 academic year came into the Institute’s history as the year of the final Institute formation. The Morphologic building and the regional polyclinic began functioning. The construction of the Institute main clinical base the Regional hospital was finished. The institute amounted to 1360 students, 30 chairs with 148 teachers (7 MDs and 66 C. Sc. were among them). The first graduation of 203 physicians with Diploma of the Ternopil State Medical Institute took place in June, 1961. Later on 10 persons of that graduation became Medicine Doctors and 16 ones became Candidates of Medical Sciences. Here are only some examples. I Chekman became Medicine Doctor, Professor, the Head of the Pharmacology Department of the National Medical University. He is a Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Sciences, the Ukrainian Academy of Medical Sciences, the New York Academy of Sciences, Laureate of Ukrainian State Prize. Professor V. Antoniv is the Head of the Otolaryngology Department of the Moscow University of Peoples Friendship, the leader of the Ukrainian National Cultural Society "Slavutych" in Moscow. Professor D. Seimivsky is the Head of the Children`s Urology Department at the Kyiv Research Institute of Urology, the Chief Children`s Urologist of the Ukrainian Ministry of Public Health. Professor S. Yakymenko is the Head of the Burn Traumas and Eye Plastic Surgery Department at the V.P. Filator Research Institute of Eye Diseases in Odessa. Much new appeared in the Institute activity in the 1970-80s Despite the severe reglamentation of life by the Soviet regime, the further establishing and rise of the institute educational authority went on, many good traditions were formed in those years should not be lost nowadays. First of all, it is a high level of the educational process, conscious discipline, and impartial insistence to the students` knowledge, inspiration of the teachers` scientific research. All of these resulted in considerable strengthening of scientific and pedagogical potential of the higher educational establishment in the 1970s. Such a raising of the creative enthusiasm of young scientists and students was valued in the results of the All-Union competition where the Ternopil Medical Institute took the 4th place among the higher medical educational institutions.


Poltava State Medical University

Poltava State Medical University

Course : Doctor of Medicine (Equivalent to MBBS)

Eligibility HSC

Intake Period Jan, Sep

Duration 6 years

About Academy

Poltava Medical Dental University is the leading state higher educational institution in training both physicians and dentists. The Poltava Medical Dental University started its activity in 1921 as the Odontologic Faculty of the Kharkiv Medical Academy. In 1967 the Institute was transferred to the city of Poltava and renamed as the Poltava Medical Stomatological Institute, which in 1994 was granted the highest (IV) accreditation level and the status of the Poltava Medical Dental University. Its accreditation level IV was confirmed in 2004.

Poltava Medical Dental University provides high quality education to our students who are looking for quality education at an affordable course fees. Poltava Medical Dental University has a good team of long term experienced lecturers in providing quality education to the students.

Poltava Medical Dental University trains specailists in six faculties and a preparatory department. Poltava Medical Dental University trains specialists along the following education / qualification levels: Junior specialists, specialists, Masters for the following specialties:

  • General Medicine ( duration of study is 6 years)
  • Pediatrics ( duration of study is 6 years)
  • Stomatology (Dentistry) ( duration of study is 5 years)
  • Pharmacy ( duration of study is 5 years)
  • Medical Nursing ( duration of study is 2 years)
  • Tomatology ( duration of study is 2 years)

The forms of studies are full-time and part-time (evening form of studies).

At the present at Poltava Medical Dental University, there are 3500 students studying today , including 729 international students from 39 different countries. There are General Medicine,Pediatrics,Pharmacy and Stomatological (Dentistry) Faculties, the Preparatory Faculty for international students training, the Postgraduate Faculty and the preparatory training course Department. A medical college, training bachelors and junior specialists, has been founded based on the Poltava Medical Dental University.

56 chairs,including 9 leading ones,function at the Poltava Medical Dental University.Clinical and consulting work is carried out at 35 clinical chairs of the Poltava Medical Dental University,located at the best regional and city medical establishments of Polatva.

The scientific potential of the Poltava Medical Dental University is represented by 82 Doctors of Medical Science, 316 Candidates of Science, 75 Professors, 174 assistant professors, 2 winners of the Ukrainian State Prize, 8 Honoured Science and Technology workers of Ukraine, 6 Honoured Physicians of Ukraine.

There have been a number of considerable changes at the Poltava Medical Dental University for the last decades having raised our higher institution on a new competitive level of specialist training and implemented the latest modern technologies of education. A great reputation of the Poltava Medical Dental University was confirmed by two Silver and one Bronze Medals received at the International Exhibition of Educational Institutions “Modern education in Ukraine- 2001, 2002, 2004”. In June 2003 the Poltava Medical Dental University participated in the rating of the higher educational institutions of Ukraine “Sophia Kyivska”. For the active operation in increasing quality of modern education the Poltava Medical Dental University was rewarded a Diploma of Rating of Higher Educational institutions. In the nomination “The Third Millennium Quality” the Academy was awarded a silver Medal and the Diploma of the International Academic Rating of popularity “Golden Fortune”.

From 1999 to 2007 the Academy published over 516 educational and methodical textbooks in various scientific spheres. 106 patents were obtained in Ukraine and in Russia last year. 7 scientific schools have been founded here which function nowadays: operative surgery; topographic anatomy; normal physiology; oral surgery; biological chemistry; pathological anatomy; conservative dentistry; clinical and experimental pharmacology.

B eing a member of the UNO and UNESCO Ukraine takes an active part in fulfilment international programmes of high education. The Poltava Medical Dental University provides assistance to foreign states in training their national medical specialists. A Faculty for international students was founded in 1992 in order to improve the quality of Medical training for foreign citizens. 729 international students from 37 different countries including India,Pakistan,Malaysia,Nigeria,Palestine, Iraq, Iran, Syria, Morocco, Algeria, Jordan, Kenya, Libya, Russia, Turkmenistan etc., study at the University today. They are guaranteed all the rights and freedoms stipulated by the current legislation of Ukraine. The training of foreign citizens is carried out in accordance with syllabuses and curriculum of the Ministry of Education and Science and the Ministry of Health Sciences of Ukraine (MHS). International and Ukrainian students have rights of equal access to lecture rooms, classrooms, reading halls and libraries, sports gyms. The students are also provided with some premises for organizing cultural, religious events and association meetings. The training process is provided by our scholars and educators who have a specialized education and rich experience in working with foreign citizens at the primary stages of their training. Having graduated from the Poltava Medical Dental University foreign students obtain an international standard Diploma.

In 1997 the Dean`s Office organized a preparatory Department for international citizens. The students study Russian language, Science Language, the Basics of Maths, Physics, Biology, Informatics, and Ethnology. Overall, the work of the preparatory Department is aimed to adapt the foreign citizens to the lifestyle and training in Ukraine and introduce the culture and traditions of the Ukrainians. Further post diploma education is getting more and more popular among the postgraduates of the Poltava Medical Dental University. They study at the clinical postgraduate (residency) and postgraduate courses. 32 foreigners graduates of the medical and dental Faculties undertake residency at different chairs. More and more foreigners having completed the clinical postgraduate course would like to continue their studies at the postgraduates courses.


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