Vinnitsa Medical Institute named after N.I. Pirogov and since 1994 the University has been training competent doctors for 90 years. For this period about 44 thousand of specialists have been trained, who work in Ukraine and in many countries of the world.

Now training of specialists is carried out at 53 chairs, where the competent scientific-pedagogical staff works. Among them there are an academician of the National Academy of Medical Sciences, 5 academicians and 5 members-correspondents of Academies of Science, 120 doctors of science, professors, 554 candidates of science, associated professors.

Vinnitsa Medical Institute named after N.I. Pirogov has traditions in educational, research activity, organization of the students’ leisure, maintaining of heartly relations with the graduates.

Material-technical basis:

  • 3 educational buildings,
  • modern equipment,
  • research centre and centre of new information technologies,
  • more than 780 modern computers,
  • which are connected up to Internet,
  • large library (500 thousand books),
  • own printing house.

The Muslim Center and the Mosque function near the University.

At Vinnitsa Medical Institute named after N.I. Pirogov 6250 students are trained, including 1500 foreigners. In total about 44000 doctors, among them 2100 specialists of the highest level, possessing the Candidate’s and Ph.D., M.D. degrees, including more than 7500 foreign citizens from 106 foreign countries ofEurope, Asia, Middle East, Latin America, Africa) have been trained.

Annually Vinnitsa Medical Institute named after N.I. Pirogov chairs issue 10-12 text-books of methodics and other educational-methodical materials for the foreign students.

The activity of Vinnitsa Medical Institute named after N.I. Pirogov on training 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.


  • Faculty of Medicine No.1 (Speciality – “General Medicine”);
  • Faculty of Medicine No.2 (Specialities – “Paediatrics”, “Medical Psychology”);
  • Faculty of Dentistry (Speciality – “Dentistry”);
  • Faculty of Pharmacy (Specialities – “Pharmacy”, “Clinical Pharmacy”);
  • The Largest Preparatory Faculty for Foreign Citizens In Ukraine (Licensed Intake – 500 Persons);
  • Faculty of Postgraduate Training with The Branch In Khmelnytskyy City;

Departments of the University:

  • Department of Philosophy and Social Sciences
  • Department of Foreign Languages
  • Physical Training and Therapeutic Exercises Department
  • Department of Biological Physics, Medical Equipment and Informatics
  • Department of Biological and General Chemistry
  • Department of Medical Biology
  • Department of Human Physiology
  • Department of Human Anatomy
  • Department of Histology
  • Department of Microbiology
  • Department of Pathophysiology
  • Department of Pathoanatomy and Forensic Medicine
  • Department of Pharmacology
  • Department of Hygiene and Ecology
  • Department of Social Medicine and Organization of Health Services
  • Department of Operative Surgery and Topographic Anatomy
  • Department of Internal Medicine Propedeutics
  • Department of Internal Medicine No. 1
  • Department of Internal Medicine No. 2
  • Department of Internal Medicine No. 3
  • Department of Internal Medicine for Medical Faculty No. 2
  • Department of Internal and Family Medicine
  • Department of Infectious Diseases with Epidemiology Course
  • Department of Phthisiology and Immunology
  • Department of Endocrinology with Postgraduate Training Course
  • Department of General Surgery
  • Department of Surgery No. 1
  • Department of Surgery No. 2
  • Department of Surgery for Medical Faculty No. 2
  • Department of Pediatric Surgery
  • Department of Traumatology and Orthopedics with Live Safety Course
  • Department of Radiology, Radiotherapy and Oncology
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology No. 1
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology No. 2
  • Department of Skin and Venereal Diseases
  • Department of ENT diseases
  • Department of Ophthalmology
  • Department of Nervous Diseases
  • Department of Psychiatry with Narcology Course
  • Department of Medical Psychology, Psychiatry with Postgraduate Education Course
  • Department of Propedeutics of Pediatric Diseases and Care for Sick Children
  • Department of Pediatrics No. 1
  • Department of Pediatrics No. 2
  • Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Department of Therapeutic Dentistry
  • Department of Prosthetic Dentistry
  • Department of Surgical Dentistry
  • Department of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Clinical Pharmacology
  • Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Department of Pharmacy
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology under Postgraduate Training Faculty
  • Department of Surgery with Dentistry Course under Postgraduate Training Faculty
  • Department of Therapy with General practice and Family medicine Course under Postgraduate Training Faculty
  • Department of Pediatrics under Postgraduate Training Facutly


Departments of Theoretical Profile

  • Department of Human anatomy
  • Department of Biochemistry and General chemistry
  • Department of Histology
  • Department of Hygiene and Ecology
  • Department of Foreign Languages
  • Department of Microbiology
  • Department of Emergency and Military Medicine
  • Department of Medical Biology
  • Department of Biophysics, Informatics and medical equipment
  • Department of Human Physiology
  • Department of Operative Surgery and Topographic anatomy
  • Department of Pathological Physiology
  • Department of Natural Science
  • Department of Social Medicine and Organization of public health services
  • Department Ukrainian language and culture
  • Department of Physical training
  • Department of Philosofy and Social Sciences
  • Department of Farmacology
  • Department of Pharmaceutical chemistry
  • Department of Pharmacy

Departments of Clinical Profile

  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology No.1
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology No.2
  • Department of Internal medicine of medical faculty No.2
  • Department of Internal medicine No.1
  • Department of Internal medicine No.2
  • Department of Internal medicine No.3
  • Department of Internal and family medicine
  • Department of Pediatric infection Diseases
  • Department of Pediatric Surgery
  • Department of Endocrinology
  • Department of General Surgery
  • Department of Infection Diseases
  • Department of Pathological Anatomy, Forensic Medicine and Law
  • Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Clinical Farmacology
  • Department of Medical Psychology and Psychiatry
  • Department of Medical Rehabilitation and Medical Social Expertise
  • Department of Neurology with Neurosurgery
  • Department of Oncology, X-ray diagnostics and Therapy
  • Course of radiology
  • Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology
  • Department of Prosthetic Stomatology
  • Department of Otorhinolaringology
  • Department of Ophthalmology
  • Department of Pediatric No.1
  • Department of Pediatric No.2
  • Department of Propedeutics of Internal Medicine
  • Department of Propedeutics of Pediatric Diseases with Patient Care
  • Department of Psychiatry
  • Department of Pediatric Stomatology
  • Department of Therapeutical Stomatology
  • Department of Phthisiatry
  • Department of Surgery of Medicine faculty No.2
  • Department of Surgery No.1
  • Course of Urology
  • Course of Anesthesiology and Reanimation
  • Course of Endoscopy
  • Department of Surgery No.2
  • Course of Basic Stomatology
  • Cepartment of Surgical Stomatology
  • Department of Skin and Veneral Diseases


The practical training is the important component in training a doctor and pharmacist. Our students will have a unique opportunity to have a medical practice in the best hospitals of Vinnitsia:


  1. Medical and Physical Culture Regional Dispensary
  2. Vinnytsa City Clinical Hospital No.1
  3. Vinnytsa City Clinical Hospital No.2
  4. Vinnytsa City Clinical Hospital No.3
  5. Vinnytsa Regional Clinical Hospital N.I. Pirogov
  6. Vinnytsia Central District Hospital
  7. City Anti-Tuberculosis Dispensary
  8. Clinical Central District Hospital Area Hospital No.2
  9. Regional Skin-Venerological Dispensary


The Preparatory Department is a unique structural department of one of the oldest medical universities in Ukraine – Vinnytsia National Medical University, which is named after the great scientist N.I. Pirogov, whose ideas and practical experience are essential and have a great value for the modern medicine.

The history of the Preparatory Department dates back to 1979. The Department is situated in a beautiful city Vinnytsia, which population accounts about 400 thousand people. One of the most popular places of interest of the city is the National Museum of N. I.Pirogov, that has become a research laboratory for the preparation and development of the new generation of doctors.

During the time of existing, the Preparatory Department has invited more than five thousand foreign students from Asia and Africa, Latin America, Europe and the U.S. Many of the graduates of our university have academic degrees, they are the heads of different health centres, ministries and departments. Now the graduates send their children, friends to enter the Medical University. They personally recommend one of the best universities of Ukraine. The staff of the Department is headed by the Dean – Professor Halyna Leonidivna Vasylenko. At the Preparatory Department there are bright professors – PhD, assistant professors, senior professors, they are highly skilled in teaching the language. The Preparatory Department was created specifically to solve all the initial problems of foreign students and, above all, their problem with the language and communication. The Faculty comprises two Chairs: the Chair of Ukrainian Language and the Chair of Natural Sciences.

The subjects of the curriculum are the following: Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Mathematics. There is a system of individual classes and consultations. Teachers prepare students for studying at the main departments. An addition to the academic work, the professors staff carry out a great extracurricular work. They teach students the history of the university, the city, the Ukrainian culture. At the faculty they organize national festivals, friendship celebrations, excursions, meetings and different parties.

There are four comfortable hostels for those who come from different countries of Europe, Asia, Northern America and Africa.

  • There are rooms for two or three students.
  • Each room has an individual set of furniture, a refrigerator.
  • Each unit of rooms has a toilet and a bathroom.
  • The university campus has a safe accommodation and a security guarded territory.
  • There are comfortable reading rooms at the hostel, where the students can prepare for their studies and read some fresh news in different languages.

Living Conditions

The University has 5 hostels, 4 canteens, 7 buffets. During the period of studies at the University each student is provided with a room in a students’ hostel which is equipped with good furniture, appropriate maintenance service, kitchens, shower rooms and other places of common for some extra charge. In the hostels the passing by regime functions and the appropriate protection is ensured.
For US $ 25-40 per month a place in a comfortable hostel room with a TV set, a telephone, a refrigerator is provided.

Health Services

Medical aid is provided to all foreign students on the basis of the medical insurance policy. The key medical services are given in the out-patient unit of the University. At the preventive health center of the University, medical assistance and proper diet food are supplied. Free medical consultation by the professors from 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.

Brief Description of Vinnytsya Region

Vinnytsya region was formed on February 27, 1932. It 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 region is 1,815,000, including urban population – 882,000 people. Vinnytsya region is located in the forest-steppe zone within the limits of the Podolsk hills. There are nearly 230 rivers within the region, each of them is more than 10 kms in length, and the two major ones are the Pivdennyy Bug and the Dniester. The climate of Vinnytsya is moderately continental with mild winters and warm humid summers. Vinnytsya region has a powerful multi branch agroindustrial complex. There are 5 universities, 453 medical establishments, 31 health-resorts in the region. There are 20 museums, 2 theaters, many cinemas, cultural centres, 1256 clubs in Vinnytsya. The museum of the world famous surgeon N.I. Pirogov is very popular, his body is embalmed and kept in the burial vault near the museum.

Brief Description of Vinnytsya City

Vinnytsya is the administrative, economic, regional centre of Ukraine. The city is located on the banks of the river Pivdennyy Bug, 260 kms to the south of the capital of Ukraine Kiev (3 hours by train), 14 hours by train from Moscow and 6 hours – from Odessa and from Lviv. The city is connected by railway and by air to the western Europe and other countries of the world. The average winter temperature is 5 –10°C below zero, in summer it is usually 22 – 27°C above zero. Vinnytsya is known as a 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 Economics Institute of Kyiv National Trade and Economics University, Vinnytsya State Agricultural University.

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