Uzhgorod national medical university

Medical faculty of Uzhhorod National University (UzhNU) – one of the largest faculties at the university – is crucial in development of the university as well as in health care in Zakarpatska oblast. Throughout its existence the faculty has graduated students 60 times and has trained over 7600 doctors who have been working not only in Ukraine but also in the countries near and far abroad.
The faculty has made solid gains in the professional training of its students in recent years. It has been caused by the opening of two new specialties. The specialty “Bachelor – General duty nurse” was opened in 2002 and the specialty “Pharmacy” – in 2004. The faculty graduated first bachelors in 2004. Period of study: for the specialty “Medical care” – 6 years, the admission license is for 200 students; for the specialty “Pharmacy” – 5 years, the admission license is for 50 students; for the specialty “Bachelor – General duty nurse” – 2 years, the admission license is for 50 students.
More than 1000 students are studying at the faculty as for today. Highly qualified scholars and medical practitioners support the academic activities. The university facilities – are the main building, a numerous departments of the regional and city clinical hospitals, four policlinics and six dispensaries. All the district hospitals in Zakarpatska oblast which are multifaceted medical establishments are used for practical training.
The faculty expands its geography of the international bonds every year. Thus, in recent years, the professors from Austria, Germany, France, USA and Hungary have been giving lectures to the medical students. The lecturers of the faculty have undertaken a scientific and pedagogic internship in Japan, Netherlands, USA and Scotland. As well as our students have done practical training and internship in USA, Greece, Yugoslavia, Hungary and Slovakia.

The students’ union organization enumerates about 760 members and it is represented by the union organization bureau of the faculty. The organization represents the students’ interests at the Board of Studies as well as at the university level.
Around 13,000 students study medicine at UNU. University trains the specialists in different areas of qualification level, 53 areas of a bachelor degree, 101 specialties, Masters, Junior specialists etc. Uzhhorod National Medical University has received a rank in 13th position among all other universities in Ukraine.
Important facts:
• 25 research institutes, 23 scientific institutes
• 4 museums, College of humanities and natural science
• Scientific library, sports complex
• Vivarium, Botanical garden.
• Medical center, dental clinic
• Media Center
• Administrative section

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