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Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University

Region: Ivano Frankivsk Oblast Country: Ukraine

Established : 1945
Abbreviated Name : IFNMU
Address : Galyskastr 2, 76018 Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine
Subordination : Ministry of Public Health of Ukraine
Accreditation level : IVth level. (Highest in Ukraine) Conferred by State Accreditation Committee of Ukraine, as per Record no. 10 of April 24, 1994
Hospital Beds : Over 2600+
Associated Hospitals : 12 Hospitals and Clinics
Teaching Staff : 443 (77 PhDs, 264 Candidate for PhD and 19 Academicians)
International Students : 796 in April 2009 from over 24 countries
Students Trained : 14,000+ since inception.
Listed In : World Directory of Medical Schools, authored by the World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva, International Medical Education Directory (IMED)

One of the few Medical Universities in Ukraine to be conferred the Honor of being designated as a "National Medical University" by the Government of Ukraine.


  • General Medicine (Doctor of Medicine degree) - 6 years course
  • Dentistry (Doctor of Dentistry degree) - 5 year course
  • Pediatrics (Doctor of Medicine degree) - 6 year course
  • Pharmacy (Bachelor of Pharmacy degree) - 5 year course
  • Nursing (RN) - 3 / 4 year course
  • Prosthodontics (MDS / Clinical Residency) - 2 year course
Educational and Qualification levels:
  • Specialist (MD, MDD)
  • Master of Medicine (Pharmacy)
  • Phd
Postgraduate Training:
  • Internship
  • Clinical Residentura
  • Master and PhD courses
  • Specialization and Post-DiplomaTraining for Doctors
Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University is one of the oldest and leading medical higher institutions of Ukraine and former USSR. The University was founded in 1945. In April 2009 about 796 foreign students were enrolled from 24 countries

All the educational programs of the University are regulated and approved by the Ministry of Education & Science of Ukraine and the Ministry of Health of Ukraine. Degrees and diplomas issued to International students by the Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University are legalized by the Ministry of heath of Ukraine and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine

Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University is listed in the following Directories:
World Health Organization (WHO): Directory of World Medical Colleges
International Medical Education Directory (IMED): IMED acaccreditation is recognized by Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) and Medical Council of Canada (MCC) for eligibility of graduates to obtain certification & Licensure
Ukrainian State Centre of International Education (USCIE): Directory of Recognized Educational Institutes in Ukraine

Students of Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University are eligible to apply for certification and licensure in over 150 countries in the world including: US, UK, Canada, Australia, India, Singapore, New Zealand, Germany, France, Italy, Russia, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Poland, UAE, Saudi Arabia and etc.

USA: Students and graduates of Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University are eligible to participate in the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) & receive ECFMG certification. ECFMG certification requires all graduates to have passed USMLE Step 1 & 2 (both sections), submit a final transcript and provide a copy of the graduate's diploma for verification. Once ECFMG certification is granted; graduates are eligible for Postgraduate Medical education (Residency Training) in the United States of America. Prospective & current students of Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University wishing to practice in the USA are encouraged to educate themselves on the licensure policies in respective states. Information can be obtained by going to the Federation of State Medical Boards of United States (FSMB) website and from related sources

India: Students from India are eligible to sit for the National Board of Examination (NBE) and to register with the Medical Council of India (MCI); after obtaining an "Eligibility Certificate" from the MCI prior to sitting for the Competency test conducted by the NBE and complying with any other guide-lines of the certification authority.

Similarly, students /graduates of Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University are eligible to sit for the licensure & certification examinations of many other countries such as Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UAE, Singapore etc. All students & graduates should educate themselves on the licensure policies in their respective home countries and countries where they propose to practise and prepare accordingly - in terms of: Education, documents, attestation immigration, subject competency exam, language competency examination and residency and work permit laws.

Contact Details

Address: Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University, Galytska Str 2., 76018, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine


+380 (3422) 24295

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