About KNMU

Kharkiv National Medical University (KNMU) was founded in 1805 as part of the medical faculty of Kharkiv University. It is one of the oldest and leading medical higher institutions of Ukraine and the former USSR. KNMU is one of the foremost Medical Universities in Ukraine and is a prestigious and well recognized medical university in the world. It is also a member of the International Association of Universities (UNESCO).

It is listed in the WHO directory of Medical schools and the IMED directory of the USA.The university has been actively training medical students and medical specialists from all over the world since 1961. The University is currently training about 7,000 students, among them 2150 foreign citizens, and its academic staff consists of more than 630 teachers, including 102 Doctors of Sciences and Professors, 387 Candidates of Medical Science, 32 members of academies, 17 Honored Scientists.


• Faculity of General Medicine

• Faculity of Pediatrics

• Faculity of Preventive Medicine

• Faculity of Stomatology (Dentistry)

• 2 Faculty For International Students

Departments Available for Postgraduate Study

  • Cardio surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • ENT
  • Family medicine
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Medicine
  • Genecology
  • Internal diseases
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics’
  • Paediatrics
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Public Health
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Radiology
  • Social Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Therapy
  • Urology
  • Urosurgery

Library and Research

Kharkhiv National Medical University has the Scientific Library, whose fund comprises over 1 million copies (including those in the English language), with 11 reading halls and 2 rooms of electronic information; the electronic catalogue is continuously replenished, where students can get information on all the latest discoveries in clinical diagnosis.

KNMU has the Central Research Laboratory, 4 problem laboratories, the Educational Scientific Center based on classrooms for phantom techniques of education and computerized classrooms, and the Computer Center.


There are 6 Hostels, There are several accommodation options for international students and it is important to consider whether you prefer an independent lifestyle or enjoy living in a community.

All hostel rooms are furnished and vary in size and number of conveniences. Dormitory rooms at hostel can accommodate 2 or 3 students to a room.

In the hostel each room is attached with kitchen is provided for students to cook food to their own taste. Students will need to supply their own kitchen utensils.

  • A very good hostel system with fully furnished rooms, quite study environment and surrounded with recreation center
  • All rooms in hostels are provided with internet facility.
  • 24-hour access to security and emergency services
  • Separate arrangements for boys and girls.

  • Student Life at KNMU

    Main Objective of University is provide better education to their students, Life of Students at KNMU is very smooth and interactive, Students can easily access to all awesome chill spots, Life is not expensive here which is consider to be a great advantage ,University have Friendly Environment, Students get exposure and get chance to meet different cultured people, KNMU Provides opportunities for students to improve their talents.

  • Youth Centre
  • Intellectual club
  • Sports
  • Club and Funny Activity