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Львівський національний медичний університет

Medical faculty

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Fees ($ US per one Academic Year):

  • Ukrainian language – 3.500
  • Russian language – 3.800
  • English language – 4.300

Preparatory course

Fees ($ US per one Academic Year):

  • Ukrainian language – 1.500

Today the medical faculty is one of the numerous faculties of the medical university. About 2746 students are studying at 38 departments here. 484 foreigners are studying at the faculty as well. The teaching process is carried out by 500 teachers – academicians, professors, assistant professors, senior teachers and assistants. There are scientific schools, which are well-known in Ukraine as well as abroad. Among them – Pathoanatomy scientific school of acad. D.Zerbino, Hygiene scientific schools of acad. I.Datsenko and prof. B.Shtabskiy, Surgery scientific school of acad. M.Pavlovskiy, Obstetrics and Gynecology scientific schools of acad. V. Besedin and acad. L. Markin.
Taking care of the high level of specialist’ preparation faculty teachers have prepared a series of textbooks: Hygiene – acad. I.Datsenko, Phthisiatry – acad. I.Ilnytskyi, prof. O.Ladniy, Histology – prof. O. Lutsyk, Eye Diseases – assoc. prof. I. Novytskiy, Social Medicine – assoc. prof. V. Ruden, Psychology – acad. I.Vloh. Students get fundamental knowledge from mono-graphs and manuals of Departments of the Human Anatomy, Physiology, Therapy, Infectious Diseases, Polyclinic Affair, Pediatrics and other subjects.

The teachers of the medical faculty have done translations of a number of manuals from various languages into Ukrainian. A huge work was done according to the translations of textbooks from the following subjects: eye dis-eases, obstetrics, embryology, etc. into English language. And these materials are widely used by students of the leading medical universities of Europe and world on the whole. At the faculty departments, the actual trends of scientific investigations are in the process of elaborating, introducing and improving. At the affiliated hospitals of departments, 10 specialized centers of treatment are created.

The Students’ Scientific Society of the faculty is working progressively here. According to their choice students can join up with scientific research from even the first course. There students can acquire the professional skills of work with scientific literature. Beginning from the 2nd and 3rd years of study, at the departments of basic medical disciplines, students master the major principles of making experiments. And at the clinical departments they practice new methods of examination of patients, using the modern diagnostic equipment.

Scientific sessions are held in English. More than four hundred students from Italy,  Netherlands,  Germany,  Poland,  Russia, Byelorussia, Lebanon and Yemen and almost of all higher medical institutions of Ukraine have a great wish to participate in these conferences.

Basic medical and humanitarian disciplines are studied in the first and the second years. From the third year starts the study of clinical disciplines. After the second and the third years students have the clinical practice fulfilling duties of the junior and medium medical personal; after the fourth and the fifth years students work as doctor’s assistants. Medical faculty graduates get diplomas of the unified sample.
Inside the Museum of Human Diseases

After graduating from the University junior specialists continue postgraduate study in the internship at the faculty of the postgraduate education. Students who display interest in scientific work can get the department’s recommen-dation and can be directed by the Scientific Council of the University for further study in Postgraduate Training (Master’s Program, Residency, PhD Program).

♦    The medical staff of the department is looking forward for proper young generation, who will continue reach traditions of the oldest medical univer-sity of Ukraine and Europe.

Medical speciality:

♦    From the first to the fifth year faculty students study according to unified schedules and programs with the specialization in the sixth year. Special-ization includes the profound study of Internal Diseases, Surgical Diseases, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clinical Pharmacology and Immunology, Anaesthesiology, Infectious Diseases.
♦    After graduating from the university specialists can choose the following specialities: Surgery, Therapy, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Anaesthesiology and Reanimatology, X-ray Diagnostics and Therapy, Ultra-sound Diagnos-tics and others.
♦    Beginning from 2005/2006 Academic year our University has started participation in the so-called Bologna’ process.

Below, you’ll find the general information which will help prospective students to prepare their study pe-riod in this institution. Proposed Program is pilot scheme.

What is ECTS?

ECTS, the European Union Course Credit Transfer System was developed by the Commission of the European Union in order to provide common procedures to guarantee academic recognition of studies abroad.

The ECTS system is based on the principle of mutual trust and confidence between the participating higher education institution.

ECTS is currently being tested as a pilot project forming part of the Erasmus programme.

The credit system
ECTS credits are a value allocated to course units to describe the student workload required to complete them.

In ECTS: the study plan is arranged having 6 years of study or 360 credits ECTS . One study year lasts 40 weeks and includes 60 credits (1 week – 1,5 credit ECTS), 1 credit ECTS is 30 academic hours. The study year has 1800 academic hours. The total amount of study hours includes: the time for providing lectures, practical work, seminars, tutorials, consultations, practices, self-reliant and individual work and controlling steps. The schedule of study process from 1st till 6th year consist of two study semesters.

In the schedule is expected the additional time for completing the study of separate modules (their re-passing, increase of the rating, etc.) – 2 weeks after completion the spring semester on 1-5 years. In between this time after the 3rd year is planned the passing of integral exam «Step-1».

In the 12th semester on the 6th year in addition to students study, the preparation for state attestation and its conducting are foreseed.

The practical training is included into 360 credits and is con-ducted during the study year:

  • Patient Care – on the 2nd year (2 weeks in 4th semester in hospitals)
  • Nursing – on the 3rd year (2 weeks in 6th semester in hospitals)

Professional clinical practical training is provided according to the demands of educational programs in the time of learning of clinical and hygiene disciplines.

 

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