Bogomolets National Medical University

Bogomolets National Medical University

Science in NMU Bohomolets carried out by 82 departments and 2 research institutions. Among the 29 employees of the university academicians and corresponding members of National Academies, 224 doctors and 895 PhDs. Subjects of research includes basic and applied research on important areas of medical and pharmaceutical science. By scientific work actively involved students. Fellowship is open from 43 specialties.

About University

Kiev national medical university is the main educational, research and therapeutic center of Ukraine, which celebrates 175 years in 2016 and impresses by the quantity of excellent doctors who graduated from this higher educational institution. Bogomolets National Medical University was created in 1841. Its first professor and the dean was a talented ophthalmologist Professor Karavaev, who was taught by the great surgeon Pirogov.

Kiev national medical university is proud first of all by a highly professional teaching staff, the most qualified among Ukrainian higher educational schools. Bogomolets National Medical University is really scientific. Pedagogical staff (1287 professionals) consists of 189 doctors and 710 candidates of sciences, 130 professors and 258 associate professors. Kiev national medical university is widely known among foreign countries due to achievements of outstanding scientists, whose top world level researches and developments are widely used in modern public health care. Each year BNMU receives more than 200 licenses on inventions, organizes around 50 scientific forums, issues more than 50 research monographs, 30 journals and digests of scientific works. Young specialists are involved in scientific work as well.

Kiev national medical university is a basic university in implementation and coordination of the reforming of the system of Ukrainian education up to European standards according to the Bologna Declaration. The appropriate changes in the teaching, studying processes and in the evaluation of knowledge have been introduced.

Bogomolets National Medical University annually prepares about 1,000 qualified specialists who work afterwards in Ukraine, Europe, USA, countries of South America, Asia, Middle East, Africa. Today the university organized studying of more than 12 000 students, masters, clinical residents, interns, postgraduate and doctoral students. Also there are around 1 200 international students studying different specializations. Employers in other countries are usually impressed by the level of preparation of graduates and eagerly cooperate with them.

Practical Training

The practical training is the important component in training a doctor and pharmacist.

The knowledge and skills, acquired during study at clinical and theoretical departments, are consolidated by the students during practical training, which is held in winter and in summer. The bases of practical training are over 200 most powerful medical preventive establishments in Kyiv. The practice is managed by more than 280 experienced teachers of the university, which have the higher medical category and employees from practical health care with the corresponding qualifications – at training bases.

The organization of practical training is the complex mechanism, which includes the work on selection of training bases, submission of the corresponding documents in order to execute the orders for Chief administration of health care in c. Kyiv, pharmaceutical unions and city sanitary epidemiological service about distribution of students and teachers among practical training bases, establishment of orders on practical training for the University, provision of teachers and students with the corresponding accompanying and methodical materials, taking the differentiated credit on practical training, liquidation of failed exams if a student did not pass through the whole practical training or its certain cycles due to valid reason.

It is necessary to organize and to carry out the medical examinations of students and bacteriological examination for students to receive the access to practical training at medical establishments with special antiepidemic mode (maternity hospitals and departments, surgical hospitals).

The students-foreigners, representatives of fifty seven countries, also pass through practical training. The experienced teachers, who fluently speak English and know the medical terminology in English, are assigned to manage the practical training of the students with English speaking study form.

About Kyiv

Kyiv is one of the biggest cities in Europe. It is a bustling capital of independent Ukraine, its administrative, economic, scientific, cultural and educational center. This scenic city with population of over 3 million people is located on the shores of the Dnepr River.

Kyiv is a city of invaluable historical and cultural monuments, a city of great events and outstanding people. Everyone will find there something especially interesting for himself. The art and architecture of Kyiv are considered world treasures. Many famous artists, poets and writers estimated the unique beauty of this city. It is one of the oldest towns in Europe. In the historical center of Kyiv you can feel the spirit of the past everywhere.

Kyiv is distinguished for its rich cultural life. Theater lovers will find many theatres offering various theatrical programs. Most performances are held in Ukrainian or Russian. The recently renovated Kyiv Opera House presents very good opera as well as a broad repertoire of ballets. Ivan Franko Theater is a center of Ukrainian drama, comedy, and musicals. A lot of various exhibitions are carried out in the city’s numerous museums and art galleries.

Kyiv is also a scientific and educational center of independent Ukraine. Various universities and science academies including famous Kyiv-Mogilyanskaya Academy, which is one of the first scientific establishments in Eastern Europe, are located there.

Being the largest city of Ukraine, Kyiv is a leading industrial and commercial center of the country. Kyiv’s major industries include: food processing (especially processing of beet sugar), metallurgy, manufacture of machinery, machine tools, rolling stock, chemicals, building materials, and textiles. The development of Ukrainian economy gave impulse to business activity of the city. There are a lot of new office centers, banks, trade exhibition centers and other commercial enterprises appearing in the city nowadays.

Take a walk through the ancient streets of this scenic city, feel its unique beauty and the spirit of its past. For sure your stay in Kyiv will become one of your most memorable experiences.

Kyiv is one of the most beautiful cities of the world that picturesquely spreads on the Dnipro river hills. As others old cities Kyiv has no exact date of foundation. According to the legend, Kyiv was founded more than 1,500 years ago by three brothers Kyi, Schek, Khoryv and their sister Lybid. The city was named after the oldest brother Kyi. In the 9th century Kyiv became the capital of the Ancient Rus. The territory of this independent state stretched out from the Baltic Sea in the North to the Black Sea in the South and from Volga River in the East to the Carpathians Mountains in the West. Kyiv is often referred as “the mother of all cities” by Russians and Ukrainians and as a cradle of Slavonic civilization.


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