|Vinnitsa National Medical University|
DEAR LEDIES AND GENTLEMEN!
We are grateful to you for your interest in our University. If you seek to have fundamental knowledge, to work with interesting people, to find in your teachers not only qualified workers keen on their work, but also true friends and interlocutors, who knows how to understand and to listen to the students as to equal, National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Vinnytsya will meet your wishes.
National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Vinnytsya offers you to receive profound higher education at the level of the world standards. The highly qualified staff of the University will ensure your mastering of a chosen speciality at the faculties of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy, Preparatory faculty for foreign citizens, and also post-graduate studies in 53 specialities.
The tuition programmes are adapted to modern conditions, taking into account the world experience. At the University, continuous up-to-date european system of medical education including pre-college, undergraduate and post-graduate education is carried out.
The program of training is subordinated to the main purpose: achieving the level of professionalism that gives the right to receive the Physician Diploma and the title of "Doctor of Medicine". At the university 5500 students are trained. In total about 43000 doctors, including more than 6500 foreign citizens have been trained.
The long-term experience of training the students from all regions of the world has allowed to create a unique combination of the academic programs and auxiliary services. At your disposal there are 47 the best medical establishments of Vinnytsya, Zhytomyr, Khmelnytskiy regions, well equipped educational and scientific complexes, student's campus with comfortable hostels, canteens, health services, sports complex. At their disposal the students have sanitary -sports bases on the shores of the Black Sea and the Pivdennyy Bug river.
In this prospectus we offer you a brief information about our University. Once again, I thank you for interest in our establishment. If you need any additional information or our assistance please, contact us.
NATIONAL PIROGOV MEMORIAL MEDICAL UNIVERISITY, VINNYTSYA
Milestones of development
1996 - by results of rating inquiry of Interregional Personnel Academy the University was considered the best among medical higher schools of Ukraine on quality of training doctors
PAGES OF HISTORY OF NATIONAL PIROGOV MEMORIAL MEDICAL UNIVERSITY, VINNYTSYA
Vinnitsa Medical Institute n.a. N.I. Pirogov and since 1994 the University (VSMU) have been training competent doctors more 85 years. For this period about 43 thousands of specialists have been trained, who work in Ukraine and in many countries of the world.
The University have also trained more than 6,5 thousand of doctors from 93 countries of Asia, Africa, Latin America, Europe, who have received at the University " Doctor of Medicine" diploma. They render medical aid to the population of their countries, work in higher educational medical establishments, head state and private medical establishments.
The predecessors of VNMU were Vinnitsa Pharmaceutical Institute (1921-1936), Vinnitsa branch of All-Ukrainian Institute of extra-mural medical education (1930), subsequently (1932) reorganized in the Evening industrial medical institute with two faculties - medical-preventive and paediatric.
Vinnitsa Medical Institute was created in 1934 on the basis of the Evening industrial medical institute. In 1960 by the Decree of Presidium of the Supreme Body of USSR the institute was given the name of N.I. Pirogov. In 1984 the institute was awarded the order "Budge of Honour" for success in training doctors and teaching staff, rendering assistance to practical public health services.
Taking into account nation-wide and international recognition of results of its activity, by the Decree of the President of Ukraine L.D. Kuchma, dated June, 19 2002, # 560/2002 the University was given the national status.
Under the totals of rating of 1997 and 2000 the University was also determined among the best educational medical establishments and was awarded with the special Diploma.
After liberation of Vinnytsya on March 20, 1944 the period of active restoring of institute began. In April, 1944, 472 students began to study at different faculties. In 1950 the necessary conditions for realization of full-bodied educational process on theoretical and clinical chairs were created at the institute. This year among 34 chairs 13 were headed by doctors of science and 19 by candidates of science. In 1958 restoration of main building was finished, the stadium and vivarium, hostel for 632 places were built. In 1969 2235 students were taught at two faculties of the institute (medical and paediatric), and the teaching process was conducted by 26 doctors of science, 106 candidates of science.
A lot of new had appeared in the institute in connection with election in 1988 as the rector V.M.Moroz, honoured scientist and technologist of Ukraine, doctor of medical science, professor. Being the graduate of Vinnitsa Medical Institute he has passed all administrative stages at the institute: the secretary of the scientific board, deputy of the dean, dean of the paediatric faculty, pro-rector on teaching and educational work. The talent of V.M. Moroz as organizer, scientist, tutor and chief almost of seven-thousand university's personnel is directed on improving of quality of preparation of specialists, introduction of new educational technologies, modernizing and creation of modern educational base, active use of management and marketing requests pertaining the improvement of tuition conditions and social defence of the students and teachers.
In 2004 the International links department for recruitment of international students and extension of international collaboration in different spheres of the University's activity was organized.
TRAINING OF FOREIGN CITIZENS
Since 1977 the university trains foreign citizens. Being the state educational institution, National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Vinnytsya in its activity is guided by the Constitution of Ukraine, Law of Ukraine "About Higher Education", other acts of Ukrainian legislation, Regulations of the University. The education of the foreign citizens is regulated by the law of Ukraine "About the Legal Status of the Foreigners and Stateless Persons" and the Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine 1 36 (26.02.1993) "About Education of the Foreign Citizens in Ukraine" and the Regulations of VNMU, with the normative documents regulating educational process, it is possible to acquaint oneself at the dean's office for foreign students.
The activity of the University on training of doctors among the foreign citizens, international collaboration and international relations are coordinated by the Vice-rector for international links. In the structure of management of the international citizens' education function the department for international links, the dean's office of the preparatory faculty and the dean's office for undergraduate and postgraduate international students. The preparatory faculty was organized in 1979. It has modern well equipped educational base with necessary educational-methodical maintenance. Modern design and equipment of the preparatory faculty, the necessary package of educational-methodical materials in a combination to the careful attitude of the competent teachers facilitate the adaptation of the preparatory faculty students to conditions of staying and education in Ukraine.
The program of training provides the study of Russian language, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. 63 teachers ensure the educational process.
At the preparatory faculty the atmosphere of confidence between the teachers and foreign students is created, that promotes the education.
The University is included in the state register of the participants of external economic relations (certificate PR # 1305/3978), has the licence of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, which allows to train 500 persons at the preparatory faculty simultaneously.
Post-graduate training is carried out in 53 specialities. Master of Medical Science Course is carried out in 31 specialities, at the University the education is carried out in the following specialities: "General Medicine", "Paediatrics", "Medical Psychology", "Dentistry", "Pharmacy", "Clinical Pharmacy".
Since 1977 the education of the foreign students is carried out at General Medical and Paediatric Faculties, since 1992 - at Medical, since 1994 - at Dental and since 2000 - at Pharmaceutical Faculties. More than 6500 doctors in total were prepared and awarded the title of Doctor of Medicine. The foreign graduates of the University undergo post-graduate studies in clinical ordinatura - specialized training in medicine (since 1981), Master of Medical Science course (since 2003), advanced training course (since 1984), pure post-graduate studies (since 1989). 30 foreign graduates on completion of the post-graduate studies were awarded the scientific degree Doctor of Philosophy and Medicine - M.D., Ph.D.; training in clinical ordinatura have completed 165 persons, 34 persons completed advanced training course. Among the graduates of VNMU are the professor of Casablanka University (Razik Abdallah, Morocco, 1987), representative of UNESCO in Brasil (N-Unga Jose Jime, Angola, 1989), deputy minister of public health services of Angola (Majembe Pombala Ngonga, Angola, 1989), chief of military hospital of Panama police, Panama (Carolina Ramos, Panama, 1990), the best resident-doctor on gastroenterology in the USA in 1999 (Dixit Ninad, India, 1993).
The curricula of clinical disciplines chairs take into account specific features of regional diseases in different countries of Asia, Africa, Latin America. In view of this specificity the special problems are included in the examination cards of state graduation examinations. Annually the University chairs issue 10-12 text-books of methodics and other educational-methodical materials for the foreign students.
The University's administration supports constant contacts with the foreign graduates and associations of the graduates of VNMU, which exist in many countries of the world. The forms of these contacts are different, they are organized by the department of relations with the graduates. The most effective results of engaging foreign citizens in education has an individual work with the students and graduates, through whom the invitations to study are transmitted. In this respect the dean's office cooperates actively with countrymen associations of the students from Palestine, India, Jordan, Lebanon, Nigeria, Yemen, Syria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Cameroon, Iran, Iraq.
There is a tradition of presence of the graduates' parents, their speech before the graduates at the graduation ceremony.
ADMISSION CONDITIONS FOR UNDERGRADUATE INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
All foreign citizens having senior secondary school certificate or higher university/college degree from a recognized academic institution are eligible for admission to National Pirogov Memorial Medical University Vinnytsya (recognized by WHO). The languages of instruction are Russian, Ukrainian and English. Foreign citizens who don't know the Russian language or having incomplete command of it may study the Russian language at the Preparatory Faculty of the University along with the pre-university course.
National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Vinnytsya, in accordance with the Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers decree No.1238 dated 05.08.1998 (items 5, 18 "Admission rules for foreign citizens and stateless persons to study at higher educational institutions"), issues invitations to foreign citizens who want to study at the Preparatory Faculty, Faculty of Medicine #1, Faculty of Medicine #2 (specialities: Medical Psychology, Paediatrics), Dentistry, Pharmacy (specialities: Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacy) and for Post-graduate studies in 53 medical specialities.
The official period of admission to the Preparatory Faculty is August, 15 to November, 15 of the current year, to the main faculties.
The use of the university's libraries is included in the tuition fee.
During the period of education a place in a room of the students' hostel, furnished accordingly to the social standards is given for the extra charge (12-40 USD per month). The tuition fee does not include obligatory medical insurance and medical examination which are paid by the students themselves on ar- I rival to the University (approximately 80 USD). Also students pay for their transfer from the airport "Boryspil" to Vinnytsya (approximately 100 USD).
To get direct admission to the first year of study without undergoing the Preparatory Faculty candidates have to pass interview in Biology (Faculties of Medicine and Dentistry) or in Chemistry (Faculty of Pharmacy) and interview in Russian or English (with English as medium of instruction).
After obtaining this information we shall consider the point of issuing the invitation letter for you. On obtaining the invitation to study, you should apply for the student visa at the Ukrainian Embassy abroad. In order to obtain visa and further concluding the tuition contract with the University, you should submit to the Embassy of Ukraine and to the University the following documents:
Documents No 2, 4, 6 should be authenticated in accordance with the law of the country of their issuance and legalized in the appropriate Ministry and the Embassy of Ukraine.
After visa obtaining and a ticket being booked you must inform our university not later than in a week before arrival about the date and exact time of your arrival, flight number to be met in Kyiv, in airport "Boryspil".
NATIONAL PIROGOV MEMORIAL MEDICAL UNIVERSITY, VINNYTSYA ADMISSION CONDITIONS FOR POST-GRADUATE STUDENTS
All foreign citizens having higher university/college degree from a recognized academic institution are eligible for admission to National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Vinnytsya. Foreign citizens who don't know the Russian language or having incomplete command of it may study the Russian language at the Preparatory Faculty of the University. National Pirogov Memorial Medical University Vinnytsya, in accordance with the Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers decree No. 1238 dated 05.08.1998 issues invitations to foreign citizens who want to undergo Post-graduate studies in 53 medical specialities in the following forms:
Master of Medical science course is also possible in English. The average living expenses are 2000 USD yearly. Prior to admission to PG. studies if the language of instruction is Russian you will undertake the Russian language course. The cost of it is included into 1st year tuition fee.
The use of the university's libraries is included in the tuition fee.
During the period of education an accommodation at the students' hostel, furnished accordingly to the social standards is given for the extra charge (12-40 USD for one person per month). The tuition fee also does not include obligatory medical insurance and medical examination which are paid by students themselves on arrival to the University (approximately 80 USD). Also students pay for their transfer from the airport "Boryspil" to Vinnytsya (approximately 100 USD).
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BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF VINNYTSYA STATE
Vinnytsya state was formed on February 27, 1932, is situated in the central part of the Right-bank Ukraine and consists of 27 districts. It has an area of 26500 km2 (4,5 % of the territory of Ukraine). The population of the state makes 1,815,000, including urban population - 882,000. Vinnytsya state is located in forest- steppe zone within the limits of the Podolsk hills. There are nearly 230 rivers within the state, each more than 10 kms in length, and the two major ones are the Pivdennyy Bug and the Dniester. Vinnytsya has a moderately continental climate with mild winter and warm humid summer. Vinnytsya State has powerful multibranch agroindustrial complex. Five universities, 453 medical establishments, 31 health-resorts function there. Theatres - 2, cinemas, cultural centres, clubs - 1256. Monuments of history and culture - 3144, museums - 20. The museum of the world famous surgeon N.I. Pirogov is very popular, his body is embalmed and is kept in the burial vault near the museum.
The city is connected by the railway and air paths to the western Europe and other countries. Average temperature in winter is 5 -7°C below zero, summer - 20 +27°C above zero. Vinnytsya is known as students' city of Ukraine, it is proud of such outstanding educational institutions as: Vinnytsya National Medical University, Vinnytsya National Technical University, Vinnytsya State Pedagogical University, Vinnytsya Trade and Economic Institute of Kyiv National Trade and Economic University, Vinnytsya State Agricultural University.
The key medical services are given in the out-patient unit of the University. At the preventive health centre of the university, medical assistance and proper diet food is supplied. Free medical consultation by the professors of various specialized departments of the university is available.
On signing the contract of studies with the university, the medical insurance policy is made, which ensures assistance in the medical establishments of our city and Ukraine. It is renewed each academic year.
Excursions to local museums, the museum of N.I. Pirogov, to educational institutions and enterprises of Vinnytsya and the state are carried out; surveys of theatre shows, trips to the cities of Ukraine like Kyiv, Lviv, Odessa are organized.
In the educational work, in order to improve and master the Russian language, meetings with intellectuals, competitions on the best reciting of verses, songs, dance performances, scientific conferences in which teachers-advisors of academic groups and advisors of the respective foreign nationals also participate.
The introductory party of the students from different countries is held in an enthusiastic manner.
The public of Vinnytsya and the local mass media take interest in conducting at the University, state music-drama theatre the programmes and festivities of the countries from which foreign students are trained at our University. During national holidays and festivals, the foreign students acquaint the staff of the University, population of our city and state with their national art, they organize the exhibitions and quiz games, which tell about the history, culture, traditions of this or that country. Traditional on such celebrations is tasting of the dishes of national kitchen prepared by the students. The representatives of embassies, representation of firms of the foreign states in Ukraine participate in realization of celebrations. In the Rector's administration, the problems of teaching the foreign students, cooperation in training the medical personnel, development of public health services between VNMU, Ukraine and countries, whose interests represent the present officials are discussed. At the University the conditions for development of creative activities of the students are created in musical, vocal, dancing, literary etc. studios.
The University staff actively collaborates with 20 partner international higher educational institutions in 67 international educational and scientific programmes.
In 2006 organizational work of the University on admission of international students was commended by 2 Diplomas of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.
National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Vinnytsya realizes technical and scientific-pedagogical international cooperation with the following institutions abroad:
University of Alabama at Birmingham,
Since 2001 our University and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (USA) entered into vast collaboration in the frames of ICOHRTA Programme (International Clinical Operational and Health Services Research Training Award). This project facilitates widening of international links not only in scientific, educational and medical-preventive spheres, but also in socio-economic ones.
During the last years with the purpose of acquaintance with educational, scientific and treatment work our University was visited by the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of India , Delegation of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Dr. Laila Yaghi, Dr. Saleh Al-Akili, Dr. Nayef Al-Gharibe, Deputy Counselor of the Department in Ukraine of the Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Mr. Mohammed Al-Hawamle, Cultural Counselor Dr. Jamal Al-Debei, Cultural Attache Yasser Momani, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassadors of Palestine in Ukraine Walid Zakut, Halid Ahmed Arikat, Saudi Arabian Cultural Attache in Turkey Dr. Talal M. Alshaban, Prof. Mohsen Al Hazmi, Counselor for Scientific Affairs of the Iranian Embassy Ma- saud Bageri, Dean of the Medical Faculty of the Limozh University, France , Vice Marshal of the Lodz Region Stanistaw Olas and Rector of the Medical Unversity of Lodz Prof. Andrzej Lewiriski.
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