Ministry of Health of Ukraine
Odessa National Medical University
Odessa National Medical University “ONMedU” is the largest Medical University of Ukraine and one of the Oldest Medical University of Eastern and Western Europe. Medical Faculty was opened on the 1st of September , 1900 in Odessa under the Great Russian Imperial University “Novorossysk University”. In 1922 Medical Faculty of Novorosisk University in Odessa was reformed and was given the Status of Higher medical Institution and was renamed to “Odessa Medical Institute”. After independence of Ukraine in 1993 Odessa medical Institute was given the highest 4th level of Accreditation and was renamed to “Odessa State Medical University” and in 1997 got the National status and was renamed to “Odessa National Medical University”. ONMedU was the first among medical universities in Ukraine which got the status of National Medical University. It is the most prestigious medical university in Russia, Ukraine and Europe to study Medicine, Dentistry, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Nursing, Postgraduate Education and Clinical residency program. The scientists of Odessa national Medical university made great contribution to Ukrainian Medicine. All our educational programs are regulated and approved by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the Ministry of Health of Ukraine. The degrees and diplomas issued to graduated foreign students by the ONMedU are legalized by the Ministry of Heath of Ukraine and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine. International StudentsAt Odessa National Medical University , the following countries citizens are studying at the time:USA, Canada, Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Chili, Australia, UK, Germany, Spain, Portugal, France, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Bulgaria, Moldova, Russia, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Mauritius, Bangladesh, Nepal, Iran, Iraq, Morocco, Tunis, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Yemen, Israel, Palestine, Kuwait, Oman, Lebanon, Egypt, Libya, Algeria, Malaysia, Nigeria, Ghana, Benin, Togo, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Angola, Kenya, Tanzania, Cameroon, Uganda, Lesotho, China, etc. International RecognitionONMedU is recognized and listed in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED). This accreditation allows the ONMedU to be eligible to take the United States Medical Licensing Examinations and enter Postgraduate Medical (Residency) training in United States. I-MED Schools accreditation is recognized by the Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) and the Medical Council of Canada (MCC) for eligibility of graduates to obtain certification and Licensure. This accreditation can be confirmed by clicking on the following link – IMED. Odessa National Medical University is recognized by the World Health Organization. The students and graduates of ONMedU are eligible to participate in the United States Medical Licensing Examination & receive ECFMG certification. The ECFMG certification requires all graduates to have passed USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 (both sections), submit a final transcript, and provide a copy of the graduate’s diploma for verification. Once ECFMG certification has been granted the graduates are eligible for Postgraduate Medical education (Residency Training) in the United States. All prospective and current students who wish to practice in the United States are encouraged to educate themselves on the licensure policies in their respective states. This information can be obtained by going to the Federation of State Medical Boards of United States (FSMB) website or contacting them. ONMU is recognized by the Indian Medical Council, Pakistan Medical and Dental Council, European Council of Medicine and General Medical Council (limited Registration) of UK. It is recognized by SADC council and there is no exam after completing from us to start working in Southern African countries. Scientific Research CollaborationsThe University has a joint researches and partnership relations with many Scientific Institutions of former USSR and all over the world, such as The Poland Medical Academy, The Cambridge University, The Virden University, Clinics of Urgent Medicine in Germany, Belgium, Austria and Israel. Medical center of Cardiff (England), Medical Center in Sent-Etien (France), New York Medical Center, Ukrainian Medical Society in Canada and Austria. During the last years our workers have an opportunity to work abroad as specialists and teachers in the Universities of USA, Yemen, Germany, UK etc. ONMedU is proud of the fact that its workers were the scientists whose contribution to the world Medical Science has been commonly acknowledged. In the other sites where the Odessa National Medical University is added: Odessa National Medical University is listed in the free encyclopedia, in the international colleges and universities list ICU , in the Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research, in the student exchange in Spain & abroad, in the faculties and schools worldwide. Training Strength & FacultyOdessa National Medical University started training students in English language in 1993 and it was the first Medical University in Ukraine, Russia and Eastern Europe to start training in English. Odessa national medical university was the example to other medical universities of Ukraine, Russia and Eastern Europe to start training foreign students in English medium of instruction and later on a lot of other medical universities also started medical faculties in English medium. Odessa national medical university teaching staff consists of more than 1000 doctors, among them there are 106 Professors, 410 Associate Professors, 20 Academicians of Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and 42 members of Foreign Academies, 39 honored workers of Science & Technology, 10 winners of State Prizes and other International awards. This is the highest number of Academicians working in any one Medical University of Ukraine, USSR and in whole Europe. Odessa National Medical University has 8 faculties, medical college and Preparatory department for Foreign students. 58 theoretical departments and 45 Clinical departments work under Odessa National Medical University. Except them ONMedU has One University Multiple clinic and one ONMedU dental clinic. Now more than 9000 students are training at Odessa National Medical University, among them there are 1900 foreign students from 52 countries. Odessa National Medical University has trained more than 600 Professors, 1300 Doctors of Sciences and about 80,000 doctors since its existence for than 100 years, among them there are more than 10,000 foreign citizens and about more than 600 foreign Doctors of sciences. In the recent years, ONMedU created the unique scientific reasearch and medical departments, which includes ONMedU dental clinic, ONMedU multidisciplinary University Clinic, Research institute of Molecular-Genetics and Cellular Medicine, Clinical Research Institute of Biophysics. With the help of Ministry of Health of Ukraine at Odessa National Medical University the following Diagnostics centers were opened: Cardiorhematology, Eye Microsurgery, Synthesis, Endoscopiy and Laser Surgery, Pediatric cardiology, Toxicology and others. The ONMedU has well established library with computer rooms and electronic library which include 1140 seats. Students are issued with a ticket of junior and senior year and they can use library books any time.