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Bogomolets National Medical University


Bogomolets National Medical University (NMU) is a medical school founded in 1841 when the medical faculty was established at Saint Volodymyr Emperor University in Kyiv, Ukraine. The university is named after physiologist Alexander A. Bogomolets.. Today University is first of all the highly professional scientific pedagogical collective, one of the most powerful in higher medical school of Ukraine that takes the VIII place among HM(P)S of Ukraine according to the rating by project UNESCO “TOP-200 UKRAINE”.

University was the first one in the state that transferred to the training of doctors due to the new methodology – European Credit Transfer System (ECTS).  In 2015 NMU was the first one among medical higher schools in Ukraine that passed through certification on quality management according to requirements of international standard ISO 9001:2008 and received the international quality certificate.  NMU is the coordinator for works on implementation of principles from Bologna process among HMS of Ukraine. In 2015 NMU with Hirsch index as 24 is at the 16th place in rating of higher schools in Ukraine.

University unites 10 faculties and 87 departments, 2 Scientific Research Institutes, Educational Scientific Center – Ukrainian Training Center of Family Medicine, Institute of Postgraduate Education. Over 1,200 teachers work at the establishment, among them 228 Doctors of Science, 163 professors, 968 Candidates of Science, 408 assistant professors.


University has 8 academic buildings, lecture halls for over 2.8 thousands places, library with internet center, 28 computer classrooms, student quarter and 6 hostels, 2 public catering centers, health and recreation resort for 75 places, sports and health camp “Medic”, where students have a rest during summer free of charge. Dental medical center for 300 chairs is one of the most powerful in Europe; every year approximately 300 thousands visitors attend the center.

At NMU approximately 2,000 students are engaged in 19 sports clubs, famous sportsmen – winners in World and European championships, record-breakers in Guinness book study.



Approximately 14,000 students, postgraduate students, resident medical practitioners, master, doctors (pharmacists) – interns study at University, including over 1,500 foreign students from 64 countries all over the world. During its existence the university trained over 85 thousands specialists, including over 3,000 foreign citizens from 6 countries. The pupils of the establishment work in each fourth country all over the world and in all regions of Ukraine. Each fourth doctor and pharmacist in Ukraine is a graduate from NMU.

The clinical departments of university are located in 142 bases, where 8.4 thousands beds are deployed, every year approximately 150 thousands patients are treated, up to 70 thousands operative interferences are performed, and 15 thousands babies are delivered.

The material and technical provision of the establishment is constantly improved. Over 1,400 computers are used in educational process that corresponds to the standards from Ministry of Education and Science, Youth and Sport and MHC of Ukraine and is the best index in industry.

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