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M.Gorky Donetsk National Medical University ranks first among Ukrainian medical universities constantly since 2001 till 2011 according to the rating of Ministry of Health of Ukraine.




Donetsk National Medical University
Illicha Avenue 16, Donetsk, Ukraine-83003.
Ph: +38095 7352869.+380 93 9678151
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Donetsk is one of the largest cities of Ukraine by its size and population. It is the biggest industrial, scientific and cultural center of the country. The 38% of Ukrainian Industry and business is located in the city of Donetsk. The city was founded in the 1689 by English technician-metallurgist J.J.Hughes who built the smithy that became the first production line of future metallurgical plant. Donetsk was known as Hughsofka till 1924 and Stalino till 1961. It was given the status of city in 1917 and became the capital of the Donetsk region in 1932. Donetsk is a major industrial, scientific and cultural centre with a population of 1132700 today. There are 3 theatres, a Philharmonic Hall, a planetarium, 29 museums and 500 libraries in the city. Donetsk has become one of the most beautiful Ukrainian cities. Population of the city numbers over 2 million people. The underground railway (subway), whose architectural beauty yields; only to the Moscow one, is a peculiar thing among the sights of the city. Donetsk is the biggest students city, as there are over 20, higher educational institutions in it.

The Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) is one of the largest and best medical university of Ukraine. It was founded in 1930 as the Satlino Medical Institute. At present, over 920 teachers work at the 77 departments of the Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU). Among them,150 professors and 243 Associate Professors,academic title of doctors and candidate of medical sciences are respectively 117 and 449 people.In the Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) is a member of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and two corresponding members of AMS of Ukraine,4 laureates of State Prize of Ukraine,18 distinguished scientists and engineers,8 distinguished doctors,2 Honored worker of Education of Ukraine,37 full members of international and departmental academies science.

Since 1973, the Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) has been training medical personnel for countries of the Eastern Europe, China and Mongolia, and since 1976 it has been training students from other countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America. At present, there are about 2100 foreign students in the Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) who study at the Preparatory Department, Medical Faculty, Dental Faculty, Nursing Faculty and in Pharmacy faculties, undergo postgraduate and clinical post-graduate (residency) courses as well as professional probation at departments of the University in dentistry, therapy, orthopaedics and traumatology, oncology, urology, psychiatry, ophthalmology, surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology, as well as other medical specialities.

The Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) has trained over 7,000 specialists for 92 states of Europe, Asia, Latin America, Middle East countries. Among them there are 3 Doctors and 70 Candidates of Medical Science, about 200 clinical post-graduates (residents).

The Degree of the Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) 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 specialities. 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 77 departments of the Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) and the best clinics of Donetsk with use of modern medical diagnostic and therapeutical equipment, computed provision of the academic process, a wide use of audio and video aids.

Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) provides high quality education to students who are looking for quality education at an affordable course fees. Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) has a good team of long term experienced lecturers in providing quality education to the students.

Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) is a higher educational institution of the top accreditation level (conferred by the State Accreditation Committee of Ukraine). At the Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) there are seven faculties including preparatory faculty for foreign students. The Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) trains specialists along the following education / qualification levels: Junior specialists, specialists, Masters for the following specialties:

Preventive Medicine
Post-Graduate Education

Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) is attested according to the highest (the fourth) Level of accreditation. The Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) activities confirm with The Constitution of Ukraine, Ukrainian legislation, acts issued by the President and the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, Decrees of the Health Department and Education Department of Ukraine, the University Rules.

Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) prepares specialists in 172 medical specialities. Good facilities, high qualification level of the teaching staff, scientific and methodical provision led Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) to one of the leading places in the country.

Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) has very good facilities. There are six building for theoretical classes and a wide net of clinical bases of medical institutions of Donetsk, which are equipped at the level corresponding to world standards. Today Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) is a complex of buildings designed for practical classes, lectures, laboratory studies, library, research work and auxiliary services, covering. The total area owned by the Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) is 181454sq.m: within it the area of study and laboratory premises is 66089 sq. m. The teaching area per one student is 15 sq.m. Other clinical bases used by the Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) are administered by the Government health care department.

Organization of the medical process and methods of teaching at Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) are built according to modern demands and world experience. The Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) has introduced the conception of continuous medical education that in all parameters corresponds to all world standards, giving an opportunity to get qualification of different professional levels from Bachelor to Doctor of medicine.

The Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) activities cover a wide range of subjects, all aimed at shaping a global University policy. Thus, educational policy, quality assurance, University management, legislation and international contacts all fall within the scope of the University's competence. Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) constantly keeps in touch with its graduates: Many of them have become highly qualified doctors, known scientists, health service managers and political figures in their mother countries.

The Donetsk National Medical University's (DNMU) long experience in training of foreign specialists, highly qualified teaching staff and modern facilities - all guarantee high level of theoretical and practical training to the students of the University.

Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) started firstly the faculties of General Medicine and Dentistry in English medium of instruction in all over Ukraine and USSR. 

Main levels of education are Undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate courses. Training at Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) is carried out in the Ukrainian, Russian and English languages.

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Phone: +380-95-7352869.
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About Dontesk

sample imageDonetsk is one of the most surprising destinations in Ukraine. Located in the country's east near the Russian border, Donetsk city is an exciting blend of Ukrainian and Russian cultures spiced with European ambitions. Being the centre of Ukraine’s coal-rich Donbass region and a host city for Euro 2012 football championship, Donetsk is working hard to retain business appeal and establish tourism opportunities.

Please Note

sample imageWe strongly recommend that every student should must bring the complete documents and amount for first year expenses with him/her.

Please make sure before leaving your country that all below said documents should be along with you, the immigration officials in the airport will demand for documents.

Visa Info

sample imageIt is essential for all intending international students to obtain a student visa to come to Ukraine to study in Our University. The invitation / visa support letter from Donetsk National Medical University provides of accommodation guaranty in University hostels also.