Vinnitsa National Medical University(VNMU)
Vinnitsa National Medical University(VNMU)  

Now training of specialists is carried out at 53 chairs, where the competent scientific-pedagogical staff works. Among them there are an academician of the National Academy of Medical Sciences, 5 academicians and 5 members-correspondents of Academies of Science, 120 doctors of science, professors, 554 candidates of science, associated professors.

The Medical University has traditions in educational, research activity, organization of the students’ leisure, maintaining of heartly relations with the graduates.

Material-technical basis: 3 educational buildings, modern equipment, research centre and centre of new information technologies, more than 780 modern computers, which are connected up to Internet, large library (500 thousand books), own printing house.

The Muslim Center and the Mosque function near the University.

At the medical university 6250 students are trained, including 2080 foreigners. In total about 44000 doctors, among them 2100 specialists of the highest level, possessing the Candidate’s and Ph.D., M.D. degrees, including more than 7500 foreign citizens from 106 foreign countries ofEurope, Asia, Middle East, Latin America, Africa) have been trained.

Annually the University chairs issue 10-12 text-books of methodics and other educational-methodical materials for the foreign students.

The activity of the Medical University on training doctors among the foreign citizens, international collaboration and international relations are coordinated by the Vice-rector for international links.

In the structure of management of the international citizens’ education function the department for international links, the dean's office of the preparatory faculty and the dean's office for undergraduate and postgraduate international students.

Vinnitsa National Medical University is one of the first in Ukraine began to train foreign citizens, it has significant experience in preparation of the specialists for foreign countries. Such preparation began in 1961. Total for the years of Vinnitsa National Medical University  existence more than 40.000 physicians, more than 2000 spesialists of the higher qualification – Doctors of Science, Candidates of Science were trained.

More than 6000 citizen from 93 foreign countries of Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa and Latin America got the Diplomas of graduation from our University.

Achievements of Vinnitsa National Medical University  during the years of Ukrainian independence:

- Opening of the scientific – research centre with the concentration in it of valuable modern diagnostic and laboratory equipment; its interdepartment usage and creating on its basis scientific complexes (morphological  - 1991);

- Opening of the first and unique among the higher medical establishment the centre of new informational technologies with branches: 16 computer rooms, computer centre, TV studio, Internet, modern publishing-centre (1992);

- Faculty of medicine: the following specializations were opened: general medicine and pediatrics;

- Reorganization of the medical faculty to trends:

- Therapeutic faculty, “pediatrics”;

- accreditation of the educational establishment to the IV level and changing status to the university's one and its foundation with the presence of scientists from Ukraine, Russia, Byeloruss and Germany on base of the University morphological departmens and research centre of International Academy of integrative anthropology (IAIA) – (1994);

- licensing, creation of editional boards and the organization of editions on the own polygraphic base of the following journals “Vinnitsa National Medical University, bulletin”, “Bulletin of Morphology (International)” - 1993-94;

- long-term leadership among higher medical educational establishments of Ukraine according to the number of received patents on inventions and the results of research work;

- amount of means contributed into the modernization of material and technical, educational and methodical bases;

- foundation of dental faculty and the creation of its four chairs (1994-1996);

- recognition of Vinnitsa National Medical University  on the results of rating questioning by International Personnel Department Academy as one of the best among medical institutions of Ukraine according to the quality of training of medical personnel (Journal “Personnel”, “Kyiv”, 1995, ¹ 4);

- reorganization of postgraduate education and its branch in the town of Khmelnytsky (creation of two chairs of postgraduate education and seven years of postgraduate trainining at the chairs of medical faculty - 1996);

- organizational work of specialized council on the questions of candidates dissertation defence according to three specialities – surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedy and traumatology (1997);

- recognition of Vinnitsa National Medical University  as one of the best educational institutions of Ukraine and rewarding with special diplomas and medals on the results of participation in open rating  of popularity and quality of products (1999,  2000);

- foundation of pharmaceutical faculty, recognition of the university as the best among all medical educational establishments of III-IV accreditation level in the state rating of Ukrainian Ministry of Public Health according  to effectiveness of postgraduate course, the number of received patents and positive decisions to receiving patents according to the amount of received grants for 100 persons of professor and teaching staff and according to the number of modern computers, placed at the chairs (2000);

- rewarding of Vinnitsa National Medical University  with “III level diploma in the nomination "educational work” according to the reorganization of medical faculty, foundation on its base of two medical faculties 1, 2 and the course of clinical pharmacy (2001);

- foundation of new chairs at dental, medical faculties and the faculty of post-diploma education from 1992-2002, the organization of training in new specialities (dentistry, pharmacy, clinical pharmacy).