Kharkiv national medical university

Kharkiv national medical university

About Kharkiv national medical university

Kharkiv National Medical University (KNMU) Ukraine is one of the oldest higher educational establishments of Ukraine. Founded in 1805 as the Medical Faculty of the Kharkiv University it was later renamed in Kharkiv Medical Institute and Kharkiv State Medical University and presently it is Kharkiv National Medical University – KNMU.

Kharkiv National Medical University is the best medical university in Ukraine for international students to study medicine in Ukraine. Historically, our University was the top medical educational institution in Ukraine. The Degree of MBBS (MD – General Medicine, BDS – Dentistry, Pharmacy,  Nursing) of Kharkov National Medical University is prestigious and it is recognized all over the world.

Type Public medical school
Established 1805
Academic affiliation University of Ukraine
Chairman Vladimir N. Lesovoy
Principal Vil S. Bakirov
‎Kharkiv, Ukraine
Language English

Facilities in Kharkiv national medical university


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.


Kharkhiv National Medical University has the Scientific Library, whose fund comprises over 1 million copies (including those in the English language), with 11 reading halls and 2 rooms of electronic information; the electronic catalogue is continuously replenished, where students can get information on all the latest discoveries in clinical diagnosis.

KNMU has the Central Research Laboratory, 4 problem laboratories, the Educational Scientific Center based on classrooms for phantom techniques of education and computerized classrooms, and the Computer Center.


Kharkiv National Medical University offers hostel facility to all its students. The hostel provides fully furnished rooms, and the campus is located nearby to the University.

The hostels feature 24-hour access to security and emergency services, making it easy to get assistance when the students need it along with CCTV security, hostel guard, discipline control to secure safety in the hostel. As a campus resident, the students can also use all the services such as Campus Security, counselling services and health services.

  • A very good hostel system with fully furnished rooms, quite study environment and surrounded with recreation center
  • All rooms in hostels are provided with internet facility.
  • 24-hour access to security and emergency services
  • Separate arrangements for boys and girls.

Student Life at KNMU

Main Objective of University is provide better education to their students, Life of Students at KNMU is very smooth and interactive, Students can easily access to all awesome chill spots, Life is not expensive here which is consider to be a great advantage ,University have Friendly Environment, Students get exposure and get chance to meet different cultured people, KNMU Provides opportunities for students to improve their talents.