Kharkiv National Medical University formerly known as Kharkiv Medical Institute and Kharkiv State Medical University, is a medical university in Kharkiv, Ukraine. It was first known as Kharkiv state medical university.
The university ranks 2409 out of 11,000 universities in the world. The University takes the 26th general place and the 5th place among higher medical educational establishments of Ukraine in the scientometrical database SCOPUS. It ranks 47th among Ukrainian higher educational establishments by UNESCO“TOP 200 ”. In 2015, the Order of Honour and Silver Diploma by the rating “Golden Fortune” were awarded to the University. KhNMU became a laureate of the rating of higher educational establishments “Ukraine-2000”.
In 2010, the University won an honorary title “Leader of Modern Education” at the International Exhibition “Modern Education of Ukraine”; in 2011-2012 – “Leader of National Education” at the International Exhibitions “Education and Career - 2011” and “Education and Career - 2012”.
Campuses and buildings
The University has a complex of modern buildings to provide the teaching process, and 5 hostels. All the students of the graduate and post-graduate stages of training are provided with hostels.
The University has 65 departments. The departments are equipped with modern classrooms and have all the opportunities for high-quality training of students.
The Departments, which provide the training for the 1st – 3rd year students, are located in 4 buildings of the University. The Departments, which provide teaching clinical subjects, are located at the Scientific-Practical Medical Centre of KhNMU, Ukrainian Research and Practical Medical Centre of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductology, Institute of Occupational Hygiene and Occupational Diseases of KhNMU, Ukrainian Institute of Clinical Genetics, University Dental Centre of KhNMU, 9 regional, 10 city and 5 departmental medical units. The Educational-Scientific Centre of the University is equipped with classrooms for phantom techniques of education.
KhNMU is a member of the International Association of Universities (under the aegis of UNESCO) since 1998; it is added to the register of medical universities of the World Health Organization (Avicenna Directories).
The foreign partners, who have concluded contracts for cooperation with our university, include: Belgorod State University, Kursk State Medical University, Novosibirsk State Medical University, Samara State Medical University (Russian Federation); Vilnius University (Republic of Lithuania), Otto von Guericke Magdeburg University (Federal Republic of Germany), Poznan University of Medical Sciences (Poland), Institute of Physiology of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Tajik State Medical University (Tajik Republic), Yeditepe University (Turkish Republic), and others. Twenty-eight workers of the University are members of 66 international medical associations