Vinnitsa Medical Institute n.a. N.I. Pirogov and since 1994 the University has been training competent doctors for 90 years. For this period about 44 thousands of specialists have been trained, who work in Ukraine and in many countries of the world.
Now training of specialists is carried out at 53 chairs, where the competent scientific-pedagogical staff works. Among them there are an academician of the National Academy of Medical Sciences, 5 academicians and 5 members-correspondents of Academies of Science, 120 doctors of science, professors, 554 candidates of science, associated professors.
The Medical University has traditions in educational, research activity, organization of the students’ leisure, maintaining of heartly relations with the graduates.
Material-technical basis: 3 educational buildings, modern equipment, research centre and centre of new information technologies, more than 780 modern computers, which are connected up to Internet, large library (500 thousand books), own printing house.
The Muslim Center and the Mosque function near the University.
At the medical university 6250 students are trained, including 2080 foreigners. In total about 44000 doctors, among them 2100 specialists of the highest level, possessing the Candidate’s and Ph.D., M.D. degrees, including more than 7500 foreign citizens from 106 foreign countries ofEurope, Asia, Middle East, Latin America, Africa) have been trained.
Annually the University chairs issue 10-12 text-books of methodics and other educational-methodical materials for the foreign students.
The activity of the Medical University on training doctors among the foreign citizens, international collaboration and international relations are coordinated by the Vice-rector for international links.
In the structure of management of the international citizens’ education function the department for international links, the dean’s office of the preparatory faculty and the dean’s office for undergraduate and postgraduate international students.
Pages of University History
NATIONAL PIROGOV MEMORIAL MEDICAL UNIVERSITY, VINNYTSYA
Milestones of the University Development
1921 – Pharmaceutical institute was opened (it functioned till 1936).
1934 – Vinnytsya medical institute was founded on the basis of the Evening Industrial medical institute. The first intake of students was conducted for Preventive Medicine and Paediatric Departments.
1960 – the institute was given the name of N.I. Pirogovby the Decree of Presidium of the Supreme Body of USSR.
1978 – the institute carried out the enrolment of the foreign citizens for training at the main faculties.
1979 – Preparatory faculty for foreign citizens was opened.
1984 – for success in training doctors and teaching staff, rendering assistance to practical public health services the institute was awarded the order “ Badge of Honour “.
1994 – the institute was accredited on IV (highest) level, the University status was awarded (Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine № 408, dated 15.06.94).
1997, 2000 – for the high rating the university was awarded with the special diploma by the independent experts of International Personnel Academy.
2002 – by the President’s of Ukraine decree dated June, 19 2002, № 560/2002 our University was awarded the highest mark of distinction – National status and is called Vinnytsia National Pirogov Memorial Medical University.
2004 – International links department for recruitment of international students was organized at the University.
2007 – according to the official rating of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, wich was carried out in March, 2007, National Pirogov Memorial Medical University is in the 3rd place in the list of Ukrainian universities.
2012 – number of foreign students reached 1500 persons.