At the University the training is provided at Medical Faculty (6 years duration) and Dentist Faculty (5 years duration). At the University, all necessary facilities have been provided for organization and maintenance to assume a control over the students’ knowledge in subjects of the general fundamental sciences.. The examination verifies the knowledge of subjects from the cycle of professional and practical training and in the same time it envisages a wide test control over the current and final levels. After successful passing of the state examinations graduates of KNMU are awarded the qualification of Doctor, the title the Doctor of Medicine and the Degree of Master.

Marking System:

  • 5 – Excellent; 4 – Good; 3 – Satisfactory; 2 – Unsatisfactory

Each academic year starts on September and consists of two semesters:

  • Semester 1 – from September to January;
  • Semester 2 – from February to July.


The training is given in the following specialties:

  • General Medicine( MBBS) 6 year
  • Dentistry (BDS) 5 year
  • Clinical residency 2-4 years
  • Postgraduate course, 3 years

Medicine Faculty

The Medical course at the Kharkiv National Medical University (KNMU) takes six years and leads to MD (Doctor of Medicine) or MBBS. In the under graduate program, during six years of study the students learn different subjects from fundamental subjects disciplines to special medical subjects.
The Kharkiv National Medical University (KNMU) is known nationally for its many innovative teaching, clinical training and research programs. Our award-winning faculty members constantly strive for innovation and excellence in the classroom, the laboratory and the clinic. Because the class size is relatively small, our faculty members get to know each student. It is one thing to say the University has terrific people and programs and another to prove it.
The medium of instruction in the Medical faculty is English and Russian language. The Ministry of education and Ministry of Public health Ukraine approved the curriculum of the medical faculty of Kharkiv National Medical University (KNMU). Most of the countries accept the Kharkiv National Medical University’s (KNMU) diploma.

Postgraduate Course

The Kharkov National Medical University offers post graduate studies in all medical fields. The duration of the study is 2-3 years.
The faculty of postgraduate education offers the study in 50 medical specialties at internship, mastership and clinical internship. At the department of Kharkiv National Medical University (KNMU), along with the traditional ways of teaching, there is also a module study, and a throughout program of students’ practice. Constantly developing base of computerized equipment gives the possibility to use modern PC know-how and world informative networks in the process of study.
Postgraduates at Kharkiv National Medical University (KNMU) are taught in English, Ukrainian and Russian languages according to the programs and curricula approved by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine. We take into consideration and peculiarities of public health services of the state trainees come from.

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