Top medical university
Kharkiv National Medical University (KNMU) is one of the oldest higher educational establishments of Ukraine. Founded in 1805 as the Medical Faculty of the Kharkiv University it was later renamed in Kharkiv Medical Institute and Kharkiv State Medical University and presently it is Kharkiv National Medical University - KNMU.
International students should know that getting into one of the best medical schools in Ukraine is extremely competitive. According to Ukrainian News Media, the Kharkiv National Medical University ranked as the top Ukrainian Government University chosen by foreign medical students, considering main criteria such as prestige, fee structure, a reckoning of deans, residency programs, research activity, funding, and acceptance rates.
Kharkiv National Medical University is the oldest Medical Institution in Kharkiv and is widely regarded in terms of its influence, reputation, and academic pedigree as a leading university in not just the Ukraine but also the world.
The Degree of MBBS (MD - General Medicine, BDS - Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing) of Kharkiv National Medical University is prestigious and it is recognized all over the world.
International students may study medicine in English or Russian optionally. Practical training start from the 3rd year and is arranged at government hospitals and clinics in Kharkiv. Students examine patients, give urgent aid, fill case histories with their subsequent analysis, practice at X-ray rooms, clinical and biochemical laboratories.Since 1951 the University has been training doctors for different countries of Europe, Asia, Africa. Presently more than 4600 foreign citizens study at KNMU (Medical / Dentistry / Pharmacy Faculties, and PG course). 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.
Among the University academicians there are more than 700 teachers, including 102 Doctors of Sciences and Professors, 387 Candidates of Medical Science, 32 members of academies, 17 Honored Scientists.