4 Nauki Avenue Kharkiv, 61022 UKRAINE

Faculty of General Medicine

Duration: 6 years

Degree Awarded: MBBS/MD

The language of Instruction: English, Russian, Ukrainian.

Dean: Tereschenko Anatoliy A. Professor

History of the Faculty:

1805 – Established branch of medical science (later – Faculty of Medicine) Imperial Kharkov University.

1920 – Medical Faculty of Kharkov University merged with the Kharkov Medical Institute and Kharkiv Women’s Medical Society, was formed as a result of the Kharkiv Medical Academy.

1921 – Kharkiv Medical Academy was renamed to Kharkiv Medical Institute, a part of which was formed 2 faculties: medical and odontology.

1930 – Medical Department was reorganized in the prophylactic treatment of the Kharkov Medical Institute.

1937 – Medical-prophylactic faculty renamed to the medical faculty of the Kharkov Medical Institute.

1992 – Medical Department was reorganized in the Medical Faculty of the Kharkov Medical Institute (from 1994 – Kharkov State Medical University).

1994 – Medical Faculty of Kharkov State Medical University is divided into first and second medical faculty.

Introduction to Faculty

Among the faculty are: Academician of NAS of Ukraine, winner of three State Prizes of the USSR, USSR, Ukraine, Honored Scientist of Ukraine, professor. Gryshchenko V.I.,  a member of the CDF. AMS of Ukraine, Honored Scientist of Ukraine, professor. Pilipenko M.I.,  4 Honored Scientist of Ukraine-Honored Doctor of Ukraine professor. Lesovoy V.M., 8 full members of public and international academies of sciences.

In 12 departments of the faculty are 126 teachers, including 27 professors, 25 doctors, 89 candidates.

Training of physicians is conducted under the guidance of experienced teachers, doctors, and candidates of medical sciences. Teaching is carried out according to modern standards of higher educational establishments. The main goal of the faculty is to prepare qualified physicians for the world, who perfectly know their business with high fundamentals and training.

In the undergraduate program, during six years of study, the students learn different subjects from fundamental subjects disciplines to special medical subjects.

Graduates of the faculty receive the degree of MBBS/MD from the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the degree is approved by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine.

KHARKIV NATIONAL MEDICAL UNIVERSITY (KNMU) has state of the art faculty of medicine. Medical sciences are dealt with minute details, in each subject.it is the moral obligation of the professors to clarify the concepts to each student. Medicine studies at Odessa National Medical University are conducted exactly according to international standard, of medicine study. The undergraduate program takes six-year, during these six years students learn all knowledge, essential to develop skills, to become international standard doctor and practitioner.
Medicine study in KNMU is modernized with highly professional teaching staff and advanced curriculum. Along with this, we have well-equipped laboratories that make the difference for our system as a whole.we have our own hospitals for student training to train the young students under the supervision of experienced professors and surgeons.

This is an exciting time in medicine as we look forward to developing new avenues in health care excellence. The practice of medicine remains one of the most satisfying of all professions and we believe that KNMU is an ideal place to earn your medical education.

Our university always remains in high rankings in medical universities in Europe. Mbbs study in our KNMU is one of the best Mbbs studies in Europe. our system of education is based on research and clinical practice. Our students continuously visit hospitals during their study, theory and practice go side by side. That encourages the students to learn more with the help of practicals.

We believe students are enrolling in KNMU for the right reasons-they want to provide care for people and they feel that as physicians they can make a difference in their communities. For that reason, We have great faith that health care delivery has a bright future.

The KNMU is a world-famous university of medicine. KNMU is known internationally for its many innovative teaching, clinical training, and research programs. Our award-winning faculty members constantly strive for innovation and excellence in the classroom, the laboratory, and the clinic. Because the class size is relatively small, our faculty members get to know each student. 10 to12 students in every class for individual attention. It is one thing to say the University has terrific people and programs and another to prove it.

Cost of Mbbs in our university is the minimum cost of Mbbs in  Europe . The cost of our mbbs degree is affordable for all communities of the world.students who study medicine at our university enjoy learning with the visiting faculty, trainers from Europe, Australia and America visit KNMU every year. This diversity of teaching helps in learning and boosting the confidence of our graduates.MBBS degree holder of our university are recognized in the whole world. Medicine Graduates of our university get jobs easily anywhere in the world.MBBS degree holder of KNMU can practice in Europe America and all other continents of the world. Medicine study at KNMU is the best option to study medicine at Ukraine. World class education and low tuition fee at KNMU is really beneficial for foreigner students. Hundreds of foreigner students enroll every year at KNMU to study medicine.

Foreigners learn in a group of ten to twelve  students along with local students. The second year students attend their clinical studies where they can gain experience in nursing the patients. Clinical subjects are taught beginning from the third year of study. Students can study any topic of interest to raise their knowledge in the departments. All six years of the program are important and all must be passed successfully before students are permitted to graduate.
The medium of instruction in the Medical faculty is English  Russian and Ukrainian language. The Ministry of education and the Ministry of Public health, Ukraine approved the curriculum of the medical faculty. Many countries accept the degree of KNMU including American  European Asian and African countries. KNMU is highly ranked in internarional rankings of medical uniiversities.it is also in top rankings in European medical universities rankings. Medicine graduates of KNMU are recognized in the whole world.

However beside all high status of ranking KNMU is an active participant in international medical researches .students and professors of KNMU do a great contribution every year in medical researches conducted by UNO (W.H.O).

The university provides a professional  environment, qualified teaching staff, and a big library to students for learning.

All graduates are employed after graduation in the field that is not only a confirmation of the high ranking of KNMU, but also the high rank of the qualified professors and purposeful work of their students.

The state final examinations on all the disciplines according to the syllabus are held within one system through 2 stages:

  • testing practical proficiency of final-year students (when exams on clinical disciplines are taken, testing takes place at the patient’s bed)
  • testing scientific/theoretical proficiency.

The successful students who will complete a study of five years, then on graduation work for another year under probation in order to gain general registration. There is a wide range of specializations available in the public and private sectors, involving research, academic medicine, public health, clinical medicine and other areas. Specialties include Cardiology, Oncology, Pediatrics, Psychological Medicine, Surgery, Pathology, Public Health, General Practice, and many others. Most doctors complete postgraduate training in their chosen specialty.