Danylo Halytskyi Lviv National Medical University

The history of Lviv Medical University goes back to 1661. Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University is one of the oldest and biggest medical universities in Ukraine with the IV level of accreditation. Beginning from 1961 University provides education for foreign citizens. During 50 years over 2,5 thousand doctors and pharmacists – foreigners have got education here and have been working successfully as doctors and pharmacists in many countries of the world. Education is provided in Ukrainian, Russian Language, and since 1997 the teaching of foreign students in English has been launched and is rapidly developing.

Languages of study:    UA, RU, EN




Danylo Halytskyi Lviv National Medical University

Danylo Halytskyi Lviv National Medical University is one of the leading medical universities of the IV level of accreditation, which has a long history and glorious traditions. Subordinated to the Ministry of Health of Ukraine.
According to the performance indicators of LNMU named after Danylo Halytsky, it occupies leading positions in the rankings among higher education institutions and higher medical educational institutions of Ukraine.

In November 2019, for a significant contribution to the development of science in Ukraine, Danylo Halytskyi Lviv National Medical University received the Web of Science Awards 2019 and was recognized as a leader in the impact of scientific publications in pharmacology and toxicology.

In October 2019, at the Eleventh International Exhibition “Innovation in Modern Education” Lviv National Medical University named after Danylo Halytsky was awarded a Gold Medal and Diploma in the nomination “Innovative activities of educational institutions – a resource for quality education” and Diploma – presentation of educational innovations and active participation in development of national education.

In April 2019, according to the website Osvita.ua, carried out on the basis of scientometric monitoring of scientific and publishing entities of Ukraine according to the SciVerse Scopus database, Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University took 11th place among 166 higher education institutions of Ukraine , having in its assets 41 points on the Hirsch index (h-index). According to this indicator, our University is the second among medical universities of Ukraine and the third among universities in Lviv.

In March 2019, at the Tenth International Exhibition “Modern Educational Institutions” and the Ninth International Exhibition of Education Abroad “World Edu”, our University was awarded honorary awards – the Grand Prix “Leader of Scientific and Scientific-Technical Activities” and the Gold Medal in nomination “Introduction of innovative educational and industrial technologies – an effective means of improving the quality of training” for scientific work “Mobile application” Test compatibility of drugs “- innovative educational technology in higher medical education in Ukraine” (authors – Prof. A. Zimenkovsky, Associate Professor T. Gutor, Assistant N. Zaremba); Diploma for active participation in the reform of the national education system and the Certificate of Quality of Scientific Publications. The Rector of LNMU named after Danylo Halytsky, Academician of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine,
Danylo Halytskyi Lviv National Medical University traditionally ranks 2nd in the TOP-10 best medical educational institutions of Ukraine according to the consolidated rating of higher educational institutions of Ukraine of the information resource “Osvita.ua”.

In January 2020, the Information System “Vstup.OSVITA.UA” published an annual ranking of higher education institutions based on the results of the admission campaign. According to him, LNMU named after Danylo Halytsky ranks first among the free educational institutions of Lviv region in terms of the average score of external examinations of entrants who were enrolled in the budget form of education, among medical institutions of higher education in Ukraine – this is the third result. In general, according to this indicator, LNMU. Danylo Halytsky is the sixth among 224 higher education institutions in Ukraine. According to another indicator – the number of enrolled students at the expense of the state budget, our University is the second among medical universities in Ukraine.

Educational and scientific achievements of the University staff are annually presented at international and state educational, medical, pharmaceutical exhibitions, where they are awarded medals, diplomas and other honors.

Today Lviv National Medical University named after Danylo Halytsky unites 6 faculties, a medical college, 78 departments (including 47 clinical, as well as 19 basic for higher medical educational institutions of Ukraine), 14 educational buildings, Dental Medical Center, educational industrial pharmacy, training simulation center, botanical garden, CNDL and laboratory of industrial toxicology, research institute of epidemiology and hygiene, research center for antitumor testing, scientific library, 9 dormitories, student nutrition complex, 4 museums, 3 art groups of which have the title of People’s, sports and recreation camp “Medic”.
The annual contingent of the University is about 20,000 people, including 6,273 students, 1,164 interns, 11,593 cadets FPDO.
For high achievements in education, research and public work, the best students are awarded Academic Scholarships: scholarships of the President of Ukraine, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, a scholarship named after Mykola Amosov.
Scientific and pedagogical work is provided by 1421 full-time scientific, scientific-pedagogical and pedagogical workers, including 177 doctors of sciences and 755 candidates of sciences, including 133 professors, 401 associate professors.

Among the faculty of the University – 1 corresponding member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 2 academicians and 2 corresponding members of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, 14 academicians of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 7 Laureates of the State Prize of Ukraine in Science and Technology, 1 Honored employee of the Higher School of Ukraine, 1 Honored Worker of Physical Culture and Sports of Ukraine, 4 Honored Workers of Education of Ukraine, 11 Honored Workers of Science and Technology of Ukraine, 21 Honored Doctor of Ukraine.

In terms of the number of foreign students, the University is one of the leaders among higher medical educational institutions of Ukraine, which testifies to its high authority in the world market of educational services. Currently, 1,137 foreign citizens from almost 50 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and America are trained at the University, of which more than 80 percent study in English.
Clinical training of students, interns and students of the Faculty of Postgraduate Education is carried out at 50 clinical departments, which are located in 155 departments of clinical bases in 50 treatment and prevention facilities in Lviv, as well as Lutsk, Rivne, Truskavets. All clinical bases have the necessary number of highly qualified specialists, a sufficient level of material and technical base and the necessary premises and agreements between the higher education institution and the treatment and prevention institution, which establish the forms of relationships, rights, duties and responsibilities of each party. The university also has its own clinical base – Dental Center with 1480 visits per shift.

The teaching staff of clinical departments participates in surveys of socially vulnerable groups, residents of rural areas of Lviv, Volyn and Rivne regions. The University also cooperates with the Military Medical Clinical Center of the western region, Lviv Clinical Hospital of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, providing practical assistance in the treatment and rehabilitation of military and anti-terrorist operation participants. Employees of clinical departments perform complex surgical interventions, participate in the treatment of wounded, injured, organize scientific and practical conferences and joint meetings of the Association of Surgeons, Traumatologists, Anesthesiologists together with employees of the Military Medical Clinical Center of the western region.

The Danylo Halytsky LNMU Scientific Library is actively working, the current area of ​​activity of which is to increase the level of information service for users and expand the automation of library processes. The combination of traditional and electronic resources in a user-friendly way helps to maximize the satisfaction of information requests. The main information array of the library is about 650 thousand copies. For the purpose of full and operative formation of information resources the library uses traditional (printed) and electronic sources of current and retrospective information. Publications are searched every year and contacts are established with publishers to purchase specialized literature. To a large extent, the funds are replenished with publications of our scientists,

The Council of Young Scientists of the University unites scientific and pedagogical workers of a certain age category. These include undergraduates, graduate students, clinical residents, degree seekers and candidates of medical sciences, assistants and associate professors under the age of 35. By joint efforts of the personnel department and the scientific department of the university, a general register of young scientists of LNMU named after Danylo Halytsky was formed, which included 314 people from all departments and divisions.
Young scientists of the university were participants in master classes on first aid, plastic surgery and healthy eating, Canadian-Ukrainian international scientific-practical conference “Topical issues of pediatric urology”, a scientific symposium with international participation “Christmas readings”. Together with the student scientific society they organized and held “Science Days” with the participation of the Institute of Cell Biology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
With the participation of scientists of the University are published journals “Acta Medica Leopoliensia / Lviv Medical Journal”, “Experimental and Clinical Physiology and Biochemistry”, “News of Dentistry”, “Hepatology”, “Railway Medicine”, “Implantology”. Periodontology. Osteology “,” Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmacotherapy and Medical Standardization “,” World of Orthodontics “,” Allergy in a Child “; collections of scientific works “Medical collection of NTSh” and “Actual problems of preventive medicine”; all-Ukrainian periodicals – newspapers “Alma Mater” and others.
Scientists of the University work closely with fellow scientists in various fields of medicine and pharmacy. During the last year, in order to more actively integrate into the European research space, Danylo Halytsky LNMU continued cooperation with the Western Research Center of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the Lviv State Center for Scientific, Technical and Economic Information.
For many years LNMU has been implementing cooperation agreements in the field of science, education and student exchanges with Wroclaw Piast Słonski Medical University (Poland), Karol Marcinkowski Medical University in Poznań (Poland), Warsaw Medical University (Poland), Lublin Felix Skubiczewski (Poland), Gdansk Medical University (Poland), Jagiellonian University (Poland), Rzeszow University of Information Technology and Management (Poland), Maastricht University (Netherlands), National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Health (USA), Qatar University ( Qatar).

For several years in a row, Danylo Halytsky LNMU together with Lille University of Science and Technology (France), Ruhr University in Bochum (Germany), Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (Germany), University of Gothenburg (Sweden): research Graphenea (Estonia), LSO Medical (France), RS Research (Turkey) implements the project “Pathogen and Graphene (PANG)” of the competition H2020-MSCA-RISE-2015, co-financed by the European Union within the Research and Innovation Program “Horizon 2020”
LNMU is a member of the Association for Regional Cooperation in Health, Science and Technology (The Accociation for Regional Cooperation in the fields of Health, Science and Technology – RECOOP HST Association).

University scientists participate in international forums: symposia, congresses, conferences, workshops and meetings held in Austria, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Italy, Germany, Poland, Russia, Turkey, France, Croatia, Czech Republic, Ireland, Canada , Serbia, Hungary, Armenia, the Republic of Belarus, Switzerland, Argentina, the Netherlands, etc.
Scientists of LNMU named after Danylo Halytsky are active members of European and international professional societies.

Honorary doctors of the University are prominent scientists from leading universities in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Poland, USA and other countries.

Medical faculty №1

  1. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  2. Department of Dermatology, Venereology
  3. Department of Epidemiology
  4. Department of General Hygiene and Ecology
  5. Department of General Surgery
  6. Department of Infectious Diseases
  7. Department of Normal Anatomy
  8. Department of Pathological Physiology
  9. Department of Pediatrics №1
  10. Department of Family Medicine
  11. Department of Radiology and Radiation Medicine
  12. Department of Propaedeutics of Internal Medicine №1
  13. Department of Traumatology and Orthopedics
  14. Department of Surgery №1
  15. Department of Physical Education and Sports Medicine
  16. Department of Tuberculosis and Pulmonology

 Medical Faculty №2

  1. Department of Histology, Cytology and Embryology
  2. Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  3. Department of Pediatric Surgery
  4. Department of Endocrinology
  5. Department of Clinical Immunology and Allergology
  6. Department of Disaster Medicine and Military Medicine
  7. Department of Microbiology
  8. Department of Normal Physiology
  9. Department of Pathological Anatomy and Forensic Medicine
  10. Department of Propaedeutics of Internal Medicine №2
  11. Department of Propaedeutics of Pediatrics and Medical Genetics
  12. Department of Social Medicine, Economics and Health Care Organization
  13. Department of Pediatrics №2
  14. Department of Pharmacology
  15. Department of Internal Medicine №1
  16. Department of Surgery № 2 

Faculty of Dentistry

  1. Department of Neurology
  2. Department of Operative Surgery with Topographic Anatomy
  3. Department of Orthopedic Dentistry
  4. Department of Orthodontics
  5. Department of Otorhinolaryngology
  6. Department of Psychiatry, Psychology and Sexology
  7. Department of Pediatric Dentistry
  8. Department of Therapeutic Dentistry
  9. Department of Internal Medicine №2
  10. Department of Surgical Dentistry and Maxillofacial Surgery

Faculty of Pharmacy

  1. Department of Biological Chemistry
  2. Department of General, Bioinorganic, Physical Colloid Chemistry
  3. Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmacotherapy and Medical Standardization
  4. Department of Organization and Economics of Pharmacy
  5. Department of Drug Technology and Biopharmacy
  6. Department of Toxicological and Analytical Chemistry
  7. Department of Pharmacognosy and Botany
  8. Department of Pharmaceutical, Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry
  9. Department of Philosophy and Economics 

Faculty of Postgraduate Education

  1. Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology FPDO
  2. Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care FPDO
  3. Department of Hygiene and Preventive Toxicology FPDO
  4. Department of Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics FPDO
  5. Department of Medical Informatics FPDO
  6. Department of Medical Law FPDO
  7. Department of Neuropathology and Neurosurgery FPDO
  8. Department of Oncology and Radiology FPDO
  9. Department of Organization and Economics of Pharmacy, Drug Technology and Pharmacoeconomics FPDO
  10. Department of Public Health FPDO
  11. Department of Ophthalmology FPDO
  12. Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology FPDO
  13. Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy FPDO
  14. Department of Radiation Diagnostics FPDO
  15. Department of Rehabilitation and Alternative Medicine FPDO
  16. Department of Family Medicine FPDO
  17. Department of Therapeutic Dentistry FPDO
  18. Department of Therapy №1, Medical Diagnostics and Hematology and Transfusiology FPDO
  19. Department of Urology FPDO
  20. Department of Surgery and Endoscopy FPDO
  21. Department of Surgical and Orthopedic Dentistry FPDO

 Faculty of foreign students

  1. Department of Latin and Foreign Languages
  2. Department of Medical Biology, Parasitology and Genetics
  3. Department of Biophysics
  4. Department of Ukrainian Studies


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