Ukraine is known to have the best medical universities in the world. Odessa National Medical University is one of the top medical universities of Ukraine. The university was established in the year 1900 as the medical faculty of the Novorossiyskiy State University in Odessa. The medical faculty soon became one of the most prestigious medical faculties in the Russian Empire. Odessa State Medical University is ranked 6915 in the world by Webometrics Ranking and is placed at 6118 in the world by “1icu Ranking”.
Odessa National Medical University is a self governing higher education medical institution. OSMU is proud to have the world’s known scientists who have worked here. The names of some of them are Prof. Pidvysotsky V.V. , Prof. Lisionkov M.K., Prof. Voronin V.V. , Prof. Batuev M.O., Prof. Verigo B.F., Prof. Boggomolets O.O., Prof. Zabolotny D.K., Prof. Strajesko M.D., Reznik B.Y. and professor I. I. Mechnikov.
Odessa National Medical University is the only university of Ukraine, which is a member of Medical Education IN Europe (MEDINE). The university started providing education in English medium in the year 1996. In the year 2005, OSMU was awarded with a medal for the development of modern model for teaching the English speaking students by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
OSMU is a proud member of European and International Association of Universities, the leader of reformation of medical education in the country. The university has gained the IV (the top level) accreditation level conferred by the State Accreditation Committee of Ukraine. Odessa National Medical University has around 56 departments, a medical college, preparatory faculty and post-graduation faculty. There are around 4000 students, including 1200 foreign students from 52 countries of the world studying MBBS and other medical courses at OSMU.
The training of students is given in Russian, English & French. OSMU is the only university of Ukraine which provides complete education in English medium and has already delivered 7 batches of complete English medium. The process of admission in MBBS in OSMU is very simple and hassle free. Students are not required to pass any entrance examination to get admission in MBBS in OSMU.
The faculties available in Odessa National Medical University are mentioned below:
Odessa National Medical University is affiliated with many clinical centres having almost 9648 patient beds. These clinical centres are well equipped with all the basic facilities. The students can assist their seniors on clinical rounds and gain more experience and knowledge. Apart from clinical centres, OSMU also has some clinical bases for practical training including a Research Laboratory, Institute of Clinical Biophysics, Health Family Centre, Scientific – Research Institute of Eyes Diseases and Tissue Therapy, Institute of Health Resortology and Medical Rehabilitation, Stomatology, Virusology.
The students studying MBBS from Odessa National Medical University are provided with all the basic facilities including 25 hours gas, electricity, hot water supply, phone etc. The hostels rooms are centrally heated with complete furniture and bedding. The campus has a reading room, a gym, and cafeteria and activity centres.
The hostels are well secured with 24 hours security guards. Sports facilities are also available in the college campus including basketball, volleyball and badminton courts. The students are encouraged to take part in various activities like seminars, conferences, cultural festivals and sports. OSMU has a large library which is one of the oldest and biggest libraries in Ukraine. The total fund of the library of OSMU contains around 1 million books.