Kharkiv National Medical University

• General Medicine Faculty (English/Russian Medium)
• Dentistry Faculty (English/Russian Medium)
• Nursing Faculty (English/Russian Medium)
• Post Graduate Faculty
• Preparatory Department

Kharkiv National Medical University is one of the oldest higher educational establishments of Ukraine. It was founded in 1805 as the Medical Faculty of the Kharkiv National University. 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 Kharkiv State Medical University.
In 2007 Kharkiv state Medical University was renamed as Kharkiv National Medical University

Kharkiv National Medical University is the best institution for foreign students who want to study Medicine in Ukraine. The Degree (MBBS, BDS, MD, MDS, MS, NURSING) of the Kharkiv National Medical University (KNMU) is prestigious and it is 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, computer software of the academic process, a wide use of audio and video aids.

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, 2700 foreign citizens study at KNMU at the Medical and Dentistry Faculties, at the clinical postgraduate course. More than 7,000 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 center for international students who need expert teaching in learning. The University is currently training about 8,000 students, among them 2700 foreign citizens. Among the University academicians there are than 700 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.

is a member of the International Association of Universities, registered under UNESCO;
8 Faculties: 4 Medical Faculties for Training Foreign Students for training national students and 2 Medical Faculties for Training Foreign Students (Bachelor in General Medicine, Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine, Dentistry; the Faculty of Postgraduate Education
65 Departments, with 803 specialists in sciences and pedagogy; among them there are 130 Doctors of Medical Science, Professors and 446 Candidates of Medical Science 7,000 students, masters, clinical postgraduates, and doctoral candidates, whereas more than 2,100 of them are foreign citizens from 70 countries of Europe, Asia, Africa and America; holders of national prizes, which are 5 corresponding members of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, 17 Honored Workers of Science and Engineering of Ukraine, 2 Honored Workers of Higher School of Ukraine, 8 winners of State Prize of Ukraine in the fields of science and engineering, 13 Honored Doctors of Ukraine, 28 members of the State and public Academies of Ukraine; modern multi-type educational establishment with its powerful scientific, material and technical facilities with 6 scientific and research units (Research Institute of Occupational Hygiene and Occupational Diseases of KNMU and the Ukrainian Institute of Clinical Genetics of KNMU; the University Dentistry Centre; the Scientific-Practical Medical Centre; the Ukrainian Scientific-Practical Medical Centre of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Fertility; the Medical College) 44 clinical Departments, with 497 health care workers of the University (96 Professors, 191 Associate Professors and 210 assistants, 128 doctors of the University clinics, 73 postgraduates, 48 clinical postgraduates and 32 masters) 5 Specialized Academic Councils for defending Doctor’s and Candidate’s theses 125 International scientific forums and 340 Ukrainian scientific forums annually cooperation with 18 foreign education institutions; 16 international projects where experts involved are members of international scientific and medical organizations; Central Research Laboratory, Educational-Scientific Centre based on classrooms for phantom techniques with computerized lecture halls Scientific Library, with more than 1 million books and 16 computerized classrooms; video and audio guidelines are used in the process of training; University Student Council, Youth Centre, Campus with 6 hostels, sport and healthcare complex and sports-health camp; was a recipient of the Gold Medal of the International Exhibition “Education and Career – 2010” in the nomination “Development of Students’ Research”.