Vinnitsa National Medical University is a government co-education medical university for MBBS in Ukraine. The University is located in the city of Vinnytsia and is accredited/recognised by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, Medical Council of India (MCI) and World Health Organisation (WHO). This means that Indian students are eligible to sit for FMGE or MCI Screening Test after completing their degree from Vinnitsa National Medical University. The University is approximately 260 km away from the capital city of Kyiv and it takes about 3 hours to travel between the two cities via train. Vinnytsia is well connected and transportation to Vinnitsa from Kyiv is easy. Your complete studies will be in English medium and the local language will be taught to you for easy conversation with the locals during your stay in Ukraine.
The university is also known as National Pirogov Memorial Medical University. The University hosts nearly 5,500 students. Nearly 1,000 of these are international students.
The degree awarded by Vinnitsa National Medical University is called MD (Physician) and the course duration is 6 years. The degree is also recognised by International Medical Education Directory (IMED), US Education Department and General Council Of Medicine of Great Britain. The climate in Vinnitsa is moderate continental. The average temperatures are 5 degrees in January and 18 degrees in June.
Vinnitsa National Medical University was created in 1921. More than 500 teachers, including 90 doctors of science, professors, 340 candidates of Science currently work at the University.
The university has 5 hostels, 4 canteens, 7 buffets, a sports complex, a preventive health centre and sanitary-sports bases on the shores of the Black Sea and the Southern Bug river.
The cultural leisure of the students is varied: there are 36 amateur circles and studios (dancing, national instruments one, folklore ensemble, folk choir “Nadbuzhanka”, 28 sports circles). For more than 40 years, the National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Vinnitsa has been training medical personnel from countries of Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe (including Greece, Portugal, Spain, Germany, Middle East, France, Sweden, Canada etc.).
The university is accredited in Ukraine, possessing the status of higher educational establishment of the IV (highest) level, according to the decision of SAC ¹ 020064 series ÑÄ – IV of 22.11.1999. Taking into account nation-wide and international recognition of results of its activity, by the decree of the President of Ukraine L.D.Kuchma of June 19, 2002, the University was given the national status. Besides Vinnitsa National Medical University medical university, the same National status has only been given to Kyiv National Medical University n.a. A.A.Bogomolets.
The university is furnished with modern educational, scientific and treatment- diagnostic equipment. The construction of the third new educational building is completed. At Vinnitsa National Medical University studies more than 5,500 students and doctors, practical students/ fieldworkers, among them more than 600 are foreign citizens. Educational rooms, the hostels and places of rest are reliably guarded by police at the University’s expense.