4 Nauki Avenue Kharkiv, 61022 UKRAINE

Faculty of Foreign students training

Faculty of Foreign students training is responsible for all foreign students who study at Kharkiv National Medical University. Faculty deals with all other faculties of the university for international students.
International students are studying in Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing and in different departments at masters and at the Postgraduate level. Preparatory department and Premedical departments of Kharkiv National Medical University are directly under faculty of foreign students training.
Dean of the Faculty: Marakushin Dmitriy I. 
History of the faculty of foreign students of KNMU:

Since 1951 the University trains specialists for foreign countries of Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America. In the last 59 years, University-trained about more than 5000 foreign workers. At present 1850 foreign students are studying from 57 countries of the world.

Faculty of Foreign students training was established in 1964 and the first dean of the faculty became an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology Hrechanin B.E. who occupied this position for 14 years and then for 17 years he was vice-rector for international relations. In the future deans were: Zhuk A.A, Savchenko V.N., Pavlenko N.V, Degtyar L.A., Myasoedov V., Letik I.V, Marakushin Dmitry I. at present.  All of them have made a great contribution to the development and popularization of the achievements of the faculty of the Kharkiv Medical School.

Introduction to Faculty:

 Today, the faculty is a powerful research center KNMU in which a combined force of experts of different profiles to address fundamental scientific problems of the highest priority areas of medical science.

The teaching staff includes 97 teachers. Among them 8 Doctors of Sciences, 4 Head of Departments,4 Professors, and other Associate Professors. The credibility of these scientists is the basis of the prestige of the university.

The faculty organizes the research work, monitors the implementation of the plans of research departments, scientific training, and implementation of research findings into practice in health care.

Staff and the students of the faculty attend every year scientific conferences at international, national, and at regional levels.

The faculty provides to foreign students all the necessary conditions for learning and recreation. Under the leadership of Dean of foreign students hold festivals, competitions, exhibitions, take part in amateur performances.

Preparatory Department:

Duration: 10 months

The preparatory department is designed for foreign students:

–         Students who want to study in Russian or Ukrainian language

–         Students who do not have the necessary requirements for the undergraduate programs and also helps to enable students to bridge the gap between school and university.

The following subjects are taught in the foundation course: Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Studies, and Mathematics.

Students who wish to study in the English language do not require to complete the preparatory department.