About Dnipropetrovsk State Medical University.

Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) – Center of Education, Science and Culture of highly industrial region of Ukraine,Dnieper. The city of Dnipropetrovsk is is the main Industrial city of Ukraine.Above than 40% industry of Ukraine is loacted in Dnipropetrovsk. It is known as the business city of Ukraine.The city is highly developed and well established in all aspects of life. Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) is one of the oldest higher educational institution of Ukraine having 4th (the highest) level of accrediation in Ukraine.

Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) was founded on September 15, 1916 on the basis of Ekaterynoslavsky higher female courses Institute. Institute acquired the status of State Academy in 1920 and it was confirmed again to Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) in Ukraine in 1994 by th order of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine № 224 dated 20 April 1994.

Foundation and the establishment of the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) was led by eminent scientists with world-known names, such as VP Karpov, Oleg S.Abrazhanov, O. Drzhevetsky, L. Gromashevsky, L.S. Halperin, M.F. Rudnev, G.F. Tsomakion, N.S. Kakhiani, M.S. Stanishevskaya, M.O. Kabanov, O.I. Talyantsev, I. Troitsky, S.M. Kompaneets, M.V. Donici, AV Padlewski etc.

646 techaers works at the departments of Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA), among them are 98 Doctors of Medical Sciences, 359 Candidates of medical Sciences,1 Academician of Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine,1 Corresponding member of National

Academy of Sciences of Ukraine,2 Corresponding members of Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine,4 employees were awarded the Prizes of the President of Ukraine, 5 distinguishd workers of higher educational and public education of Ukraine, 9 honoures workers of Science and Technology, 9 State Proze winners of Ukraine nd Russia, 5 honoures Doctors of Ukraine, 24 full members and corresponding members of many National and foreign universities,members of international Scientific societies and Associations..In total the Academy employs over 1100 employees.

Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) is having the highest (the 4th) level of accrediation among all universities of Ukraine. In 1922 the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) organized and edited two scientific medical journal: “Ekaterynoslavsky Medical Journal” and “New Surgical Archive”. When the Academy created a single scientific society that was theoretical, surgical, therapeutic, orthopedic, trauma and pediatric sections.

Dnipropetrovsk State Medical University is the only in all over Ukraine, providing training to students in all seven faculties and preparatory department for foreign citizens.

The faculties are following :
  • General Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Management of Public Health
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacy
  • Nursing
  • Postgraduate Education
  • Preparatory faculty for foreign citizens

The Academy trains specialists in all faculties in English, Russian and Ukrainian languages.

Throughout its history the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) has trained about 49 000 doctors, dentists, pharmacists and nurses-bachelors.

Since 1996, the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) is headed by Academician of Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Professor G.V. Dzyak.

At present 4500 students are studying in Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA), among them are 700 students from 36 countries are getting training in different specialities, among them mostly students are from Jordan, Syria, India, Pakistan, Nigeria, Sudan, Palestine, China, Morocco, Lebanon, Kenya, Ghana and others.

Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) conducts training of foreign nationals since 1990. In 1995 the Academy graduated the first batch of foreign physicians. For 10 years, Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) trained more than 1000 foreign specialists from 30 countries of the world.

Scientific activities of the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) are provided with modern technical and methodological bases. The priorities are:

  • development of new diagnostic technology development and progression of hypertension;
  • perinatal HIV infection: assessment of the effectiveness and optimization of modern pharmacological means of prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and deter the spread of HIV / AIDS;
  • development of new treatments and prevention of bladder cancer and prostate cancer
  • modern methods of diagnosis and treatment of cerebrovascular disease;
  • development of domestic technologies treatment of orthopedic diseases and injuries of musculoskeletal system.

Academy scientists actively participate in international congresses and symposia. Over the last 5 years, Academy defended the 15 doctoral and 167 master’s theses. Performance of graduates of Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) was 100%. Academy received 265 patients, Published 6507 articles, 516 of them were internationally published. The Academy produces 3 academic scientific journals – “Medical Perspectives”, “Urology” and “Dermatovenereology, cosmetology, sexual pathology”.

The Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) occupies an area of 85 hectares. Academy has 8 academic buildings with total area of 52000 square meters, in which 608 classrooms, offices and laboratories are located.

Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) has 7 hostels for students with area of 46000 sq.m. 2849 students can stay at the Academy’s hostels. The Academy has a sports complex(which includes gaming, fencing, fitness room, table tennis hall, wrestling, swimming pool, shooting gallery, a sports stadium with tennis courts), vivarium, a sanatorium, country sports camp for 250 people, academic library with electronic devices, Technocenter and two museums.

42 Clinical departments of Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) are located in the 28 hospitals of the city of Dnipropetrovsk and the number of beds which clinical departments use is 15000.

Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) provides high quality education to students who are looking for quality education at affordable course fees. Dnipropterovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) has good team of long term experienced teachers in providing quality education to the students.

19 professors and 58 associate professors works at the Faculty of Postgraduate education in Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA). Faculty Conducts postgraduate training in three areas:

  • Primary specialty medical interns – internship;
  • Training or Retraining of medical specialists
  • Clinical residencies.

The Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) long experience in training of foreign specialists, highly qualified teaching staff and modern facilities – all guarantee high level of theoretical and practical training to the students of the University.


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Welcome to the web page of the State Establishment “Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy of Health Ministry of Ukraine”!

Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy was founded on the 15th (28) of September, 1916, as the Katerynoslavskyi Higher women’s courses medical department. Now it is one of the most widespread and popular higher educational institutions of the 4th accreditation level in Ukraine, providing unique constantly three – steps training of specialists. The first level of education includes the premedical course, medical lyceum – boarding school “Dnipro”, medical college. The second one is University level, which include three medical faculties, the dental one and two international faculties. Generally, 4175 students qualify in academy. The postgraduate level of medical education consists of the postgraduate study faculty, internship, master’s course, clinical ordinatura, PhD course).

More than 50000 DMA graduates are involved in Ukrainian health care system. Since 1990 the academy had been training doctors for foreign countries and almost thousand of specialists with DMA diplomas working in 48 countries of the world.

The main goal of our teaching staff is to continually upgrade quality of the educational process according to the XXI century requirements. The academy is the first one among medical universities to provide license “Krok” test exams for current knowledge control, and the credit-module system, developed on the basis of leading European universities curricula. The academy has united a number of final exams into the final practically-oriented examination.

The Academy regularly participates in the international educational exhibitions and has been awarded by gold medals for outstanding achievements.

The close partnership with universities in France, Italy, USA, Germany, and the organizations in Sweden, the Netherlands, Great Britain is very fruitful. Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy is a member of European Association of International education, and cooperates with World Health Organization and the other institutions actively.

The academic process has been carrying out by 619 teachers among them 108 doctors of science and 353 candidates of science, 1 academician and 3 corresponding member of Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, 1 corresponding member of the National Academy of Sciences in Ukraine, 10 honored sciences and technology researchers, 7 honored higher school and education workers, 10 distinguished doctors, 10 laureates of the State prize, whose scientific achievements are considered to be a great contribution into the Treasury of the Science of Ukraine.

Scientific school of orthopaedics and traumatology (professors: A.E. Loskutov, L.Yu. Naumenko), scientific school of surgery (professor Ya.S. Bereznitskyi), scientific school of anesthesiology and intensive care (professor L.V. Novytska-Usenko), scientific school of urology (professor A.V. Lyulko), scientific school of neurology (professor L.A. Dzyak), scientific school of therapy (professors T.A. Pertseva, G.V. Dzyak), scientific school of otolaryngology (professor V.V. Bereznyuk) and others are famous as great scientists` centers and the source of the updated knowledge for the new generation of doctors.

The specialized academic councils such as D 08.601.01 – anesthesiology (14.01.30), intensive therapy (14.01.03), surgery, physical therapy and sports medicine (14.01.24); D 08.601.02 – Pediatrics (14.01.10), cardiology (14.01.11), gastroenterology (14.01.36) successfully work in the thesis’s defending. Academy is famous for issuing the journals “Medical perspectives”, “Dermatology, cosmetology, sexual pathology”, “Urology”, “Morphology”.

40 clinical departments of the Academy fulfill the medical treatment activity. This branch of activity includes medical and diagnostic centers, consultative out-patient department, where our advanced specialists supply highly qualified medical aid for the patients.

The following medical and educational departments have been included to the Academy structure recently: a balneary clinic has become the “Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy Clinic” and the medical college has trained the first paramedics.

Our professors and associate professors are serving sanitary aviation calls. They are participants of the “Health Days”, providing medical and consultative assistance to the citizens – inhabitants of different regions and the city of Dnipropetrovsk. The doctors from academy take active part in Regional programs of mothers and children health improvement.

Paying attention to practical health care needs, we concentrate out attention on the family doctors training, having organized the postgraduate education department and having harmonized curricula in compliance to the undergraduate requirements.

Our material basis consists of 8 academic buildings with more than 600 lecture halls, classrooms and laboratories, 7 dormitories, sports complex with a swimming pool, scientific library, technological centre, two museums, vivarium, spa center, out of city sports camp.

The academy provides good quality conditions for further doctors’ training worthy the 21st century conditions, as well as favorable atmosphere in order to develop medical science.

In addition to the professional education, the authority of Academy has focused on the ethic and intellectual behavior of students. The unique profession of a doctor demands high moral standards, the nobility of soul, the depth of emotion to cure patients.

DMA supports this long-standing humanitarian tradition from the Soviet Union epoch and is still staying powerful cultural, social, scientifical and educational centre. Therefore, the “students unions” were created on the basis of all these deontological, moral and ethical roots in order to develop educational process and personal needs of the students. As a consequence numerous volunteer associations like “МЛАД”, “Надія”, “Паросток”, “Милосердя” are not only the mean of medical skills improvement but the perfect character building one.

Student association “Берегиня” under the supervision by the Department of Humanitarian Sciences forms national and patriotic consciousness of students. Academy continues to provide annual trips to treasure center of Ukrainian national painting in Petrykivka region. It is impossible to imagine social life of Academy without debate and self promotion club “Душа” (supported by the specialists from psychological and physiological laboratory). The basic purpose of this club is to help former pupils to integrate into the student’s society, to adapt into new educational system, provide educational loading in the practice, and respond to the teachers’ requirements.

Students unions as “Літературна вітальня”, intellectual club “Що? Де? Коли?”, and the press club for students’ youth, (at local newspaper “Пульс”) are integrated part of social and cultural life of future doctors. Local dance ensembles “Ерідан”, “Дніпровські зорі”, folk choir, numerous groups of amateur performances are very popular among the students.

By all means such perfect features of the doctors’ personality as the talent, creative courage, culture, intelligence, education, charity are background for modern physician, being the key to his professional success and life standards in society. In addition, the highest aim of society is to provide decent health care service, to support high life standards for the citizens of independent Ukraine and the whole world.


About Faculty of Medicine

The Medical course at the Dnipropetrovsk state University takes six years and leads to MD (MBBS/ General Medicine). In the under graduate program, during 6years of study the students learn different subjects from fundamental subjects disciplines to special medical subjects.Medicine study at Dnipropetrovsk State Medical University is one of europes best medicine studies.Medicine education at dnipropetrovsk university is based on research.The university provide Mbbs education in low price and Mbbs is recognized in the whole world. Mbbs degree holders of Dnipropetrovsk university are in great demand in Europe and whole world.

This is an exciting time in medicine as we look forward to developing new avenues in health care excellence. The practice of medicine remains one of the most requested of all professions and we believe that the Dnipropetrovsk StateMedical University is a perfect place to acquire medical knowledge and gain the degree. We believe students are enrolling in Dnipropetrovsk State Medical University for the right reasons – they want to provide care for people and they feel that as physicians they can make a difference in their communities. For that reason, we have great faith that there is a bright future for health care.

The Dnipropetrovsk State Medical University is known nationally for its many innovative teaching, clinical training and research programs. Our award-winning faculty members constantly strive for innovation and excellence in the classroom, the laboratory and the clinic. Because the class size is relatively small, our faculty members get to know each student. It is one thing to say the University has terrific people and programs and another to prove it.

Admission to the medical faculty takes place after signing a contract. Foreigners study in group of seven eight students. The second year students attend their clinical studies where they can gain experience in nursing the patients. Clinical subjects are taught beginning from the third year of study. Students can study any topic of interest and to raise their knowledge in the different departments. All six years of the program are important and all must be passed successfully before students are permitted to graduate.

The state final examinations on all the disciplines according to the syllabus are held within one system through 2 stages:

  • Testing practical proficiency of final-year students (when exams on clinical disciplines are taken, testing takes place at the patient’s bed)
  • Testing scientific/theoretical proficiency.

The successful students who will complete study of five years, then on graduation work for another year under probation in order to gain general registration. There is a wide range of specialization available in the public and private sectors, involving research, academic medicine, public health, clinical medicine and other areas. Specialties include Cardiology, Oncology, Pediatrics, Psychological Medicine, Surgery, Pathology, Public Health, General Practice and many others. Most doctors complete postgraduate training in their chosen specialty.


Ranking of The University

Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy in the 2018 year ranks the 5th place among all Ukrainian Universities and 25th at Scopus.

The Medical Academy has always paid great attention to international projects, because it opens up great opportunities for self-improvement and development.

Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy is famous all over the world, and in Ukraine the Academy became the leader in introducing new training programs for students and modern teaching technologies. The Medical Academy was the first to actively introduce the Krok assessment system, which is also used in America and is called Step. And we are very proud of our students, because according to the results of Krok testing our medical academy occupies the leading places among the universities of Ukraine, and the students are among the top ten. Now in the framework of the program with the United States, we will improve the OSCI exam (objective structured clinical exam). This is a final exam in which a student must examine a patient, make a preliminary diagnosis and prescribe a treatment. Presently, the international department has concluded contracts with 14 foreign partners and this work is continuing


Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA). Fees.

Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA). 1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year 4th Year 5th Year 6th Year
Tuition Fees/Year in US Dollars 3860 USD 3860 USD 3860 USD 3860 USD 4000 USD 4000 USD
Total in Indian Rupees/Per Year 2,50,900 INR 2,50,900 INR 2,50,900 INR 2,50,900 INR 2,60,000 INR 2,60,000 INR

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