Uzhgorod National University is one of the leading universities in Ukraine. It has a rich history of more than six decades, in the field of medical education across the globe. Its holds its inception in the year 1945 and since then there was no looking back. Known for its quality education and practical exposure towards the latest development in the field of medical science, the university is a dream destination for medical aspirants in Ukraine and abroad. Located in Carpathian, one of the most beautiful and scenic location of Ukraine the University is a place where nature has bestowed its beauty in abundance.
Uzhgorod National University holds the 4th level accreditation and its courses and curriculum are as per the European standards of Education. Global organizations like WHO, UNESCO and other medical agencies have recognized its educational degrees which make it one of the most sought after medical college among students.
According to the reports published by International Scientometric Data, Uzhgorod Medical University has been consistently ranked among top ten medical universities in Ukraine for last 10 years. In the course of seven decades, it has earned its name and glory by successfully working out its own school of teaching (instruction), scientific and educational tradition. The University takes pride in its team of 150 doctors of science, 136 candidates of science, 12 laureates of State prize, 57 Doctors Honoris Causa, 2 corresponding members of the National Academy of science, 2 corresponding members of the branches of the National Academy of science of Ukraine.
The teaching staff of the university publishes up to 10 doctoral and 40 candidate dissertations annually. More than 300 postgraduate students and 400 adjuncts in 53 specialties are trained at the University. There are five specialized Academic Councils on awards of doctoral candidature degrees in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Economy, History and Law. Every year the scholars of the University publish 12 periodicals, more than 40 textbooks and manuals, hold 30 scientific conferences, half of which entertain foreign participants.
Uzhgorod national medical university has its forte in training and enabling students in their respective fields based on training as well as class methodology. At present, the university has strength of more than 15,500 students making it one of the best universities in Ukraine for international students. The university provides training programs in 9 specialties of Junior Specialist qualification, as well as in 36 fields of Bachelor programs and 84 fields of Specialist and Master Programs.
The innovation triad is being implemented in all fields and specialties: the extensive foreign language learning, mastering of information technologies and promoting intensive informational ties on different levels. Our university evinces a consistent and systematic interest in the languages of its neighbor nations. Nine languages among them Ukrainian, English, German, French, Russian, Hungarian, Romanian, Slovak and Czech are being studied intensively at the University, hence making Uzhgorod national medical university, one of the best medical university in ukraine.
In promoting international relations, Uzhhorod National University follows three top-priority tasks: to increase the number of foreign students, to devise the program of the double diploma, and to compete for grants aimed at modernization of the university. Currently the university pursues linkages with 86 partners from 17 countries.
There are various vocal, pop and choreographic groups in the student leisure centre 'Juventus'. A special matter of pride at our university is the amateur performances by the male choir 'Boyan'.
Twenty-four sports are being developed in the university. Our students and teachers are national and world champions, masters of sport of national and international rank in power lifting, handball, track and field athletics, swimming, etc. University teams participate successfully in national championships in American football, rugby football, baseball, basketball and netball.
The university leads a volunteering movement in the region. The classroom and access point for people with disabilities have been created in our university. Only three higher educational establishments in Ukraine have such facilities. University research library comprises more than 1.5 million documents on different storage media. It caters for more than 20 thousand readers. Its depository receives more than 15 thousand Ukrainian and foreign documents, about 250 academic periodicals. Thousands of unique specimens of book-printing, incunabula which came out in Latin before 1500 and the Ostrog Bible printed by Ivan Fyodorov in 1581 in particular, are being stored in the library.