IV Level of Accreditation

License AЕ № 527136 from 09.09.14.

Odessa  National Medical University

13, Olgievskaya str., Odessa, 65082, Ukraine

Tel .: + 38 (048) 717-89-25, Fax: + 38 (048) 723-22-15

E-mail: meg@odmu.edu.ua


About University

Rector’s Greeting

Fields of Study

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History of Odessa National Medical University (ONMedU) starts in 1900. Today the university is a member of the International and European Associations of Universities. It is one of the leaders among the variety of universities in Ukraine.

Currently, more than 2,000 foreign students are studying at the university. They have the opportunity to gain knowledge in three languages (English, Ukrainian, Russian), to use modern high-quality information technology, a new students’ library, to study on books written by professors of the university and published by ONMedU.

The acting holistic approach to the adaptation of international education in the system of the harmonious development of personality continues the traditions of educational work with foreign students in ONMedU that aims at creation of a friendly atmosphere, good conditions for learning and a comprehensive and mutually enriching acquaintance with our country, its history and culture.

ONMedU has a modern technical base and infrastructure, provides training, corresponding to world standards, conducts researches and participates in the reformation of the Ukrainian health care system.

ONMedU enrolls students for training specialists with higher education in health care in 3 specialties: general medicine, dentistry, and pharmacy. Qualification degree of the University graduate is a master degree.

At ONMedU there is a preparatory department of international faculty where students learn the Ukrainian and Russian languages, improve basic knowledge in physics, chemistry and biology. The duration of the course is 10 months. Applications and required documents are accepted by the admission board since May. Start of the studies is September 1st.

Nowadays, ONMedU is one of the few universities in Ukraine, which provides study in the faculty of postgraduate training in various fields of medical science in the English language. Physicians of postgraduate training faculty are studied in the clinical bases (hospitals, clinics) under the guidance of university professors. The duration of the course is 2-4 years.



“The most important principle of our work is a wish that science and medicine were humane, highly intelligent, that the physician not only helped the person to overcome a disease, but also displayed kindness, high morals and worked for the positive development of mankind."

I welcome those aspiring candidates, who have dream to serve the society as a doctor. Our location, facilities, teachers and programs were all chosen to provide the students with the greatest possible opportunity to achieve their goals. Our spacious and modern facilities provide our students with a pleasant study atmosphere.

We are proud of our history, the university, its employees, its present and future graduates! We can and will bring expertise in Ukraine and abroad! We are waiting for you!

Valeriy Nikolaevich Zaporozhan

Rector, Academician of AMS of Ukraine,

State prize-winner of Ukraine



At the international faculty foreign students study in the following specialties:

1. General Medicine. Full-time course of study is 6 years. There were introduced new forms of teaching and technology (centric student approach, electronic testing, licensed exams, and focus on practical classes). The students acquire necessary competencies for the future physician in the new and educational-innovative center of simulation medicine in Ukraine: making decision in emergencies, the simulation of surgical operations, and care in urgent cases.

2. Dentistry. Full-time course of study is 5 years. ONMedU has its own dental centers where dental students are trained.

3. Pharmacy. Full-time course of study is 5 years. Practical classes are held in ONMedU Pharmacy and other multi-disciplinary university hospitals, chemical and pharmaceutical companies of Odessa and the region, botanical gardens, etc. Qualification of the graduate is pharmacist.

Foreign graduates have the opportunity to continue their education in a clinical internship, postgraduate, doctoral internship and to have in-depth training in different specialties.