City: Vinnitsa
Type : English
Established : 1921
Duration : 6 Year
Fee: 5700 $ / Yr

About Vinnytsia National Pirogov Medical University

Vinnitsa National Medical University is also known as VNMU. It was founded in 1921. It is situated in the city of Vinnytsia in Ukraine. It has been accredited by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine. Vinnitsa National Medical University (VNMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in Arts & Humanities, Business and Social Sciences, etc. It has been ranked 16 by Ukrainian University Ranking.

Facts About Vinnitsa National Medical University

Duration of Course6 years
Semester StartOctober
Language of InstructionEnglish
University TypePublic
Degree AwardedMD Physician (Under Graduate)
MCI ApprovedYes
Study Fee5700$/Yr(Approx.)
Number of Indian Students1500 (Approx.)

Benefits of Studying MBBS at Vinnitsa National Medical University

    • Vinnitsa National Medical University has a high passing percentagein the MCI Screening Test.
    • As per students review, the university provides one of the foremost education among the medical universities in the world.
    • Studying MBBS at VNMU is the best option by considering: Cost of living, Accommodation, Cost of studies, travel, internships etc
    • Classy environment and self-learning culture accompanied by quality education.
    • Experts are provided for the preparation of FMGE exams.



International Recognition of University

    • European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS)
    • Medical Council of India
    • World Health Organization



    • Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine
    • Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine
    • Ministry of Health of Ukraine


International Student’s Faculty

    • The international student’s faculty at Vinnitsa National Medical University was founded in 1996.
    • The aim of the faculty is to integrate university into a worldwide education system.
    • It endeavors to study and apply for the leading experience in the field of high medical education, to develop research projects & to promote VNMU achievements in the world.
    • Increase in a number of foreign students results in FSF’s high professionalism.
    • It ensures the quality of education for international students in the University
    • Students have an option to choose their language of instruction as per convenience.
    • About 90% of international students are studying their medical courses in the English language.
    • The students who want to study MBBS in Ukrainian or Russian language, they can enroll themselves for a preparatory course with a period of 10 months.

Affiliations and Recognition


Commission on Higher Education


Medical Council of India


World Health Organization


Faimer: Foundation for advancement of international medical education and research.


United States Medical License Examination

Program Structure & Achievements of VNMU

    • There are 126 doctors of sciences and 677 candidates of sciences in the medical departments.
    • 25 honored scientists and technicians of Ukraine.
    • The university has honored workers of higher education in Ukraine along with 3 academicians of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
    • The university is proud to have 12 honored doctors of Ukraine, 5 winners of state prize of Ukraine.
    • The university has 26 computer classes, 4 channels of internet network with free access for all the students.
    • The university has 12 scientific schools collaborated with medical faculties of universities in 19 foreign countries.
    • Faculties of departments are involved in the implementation of 62 international projects.


Faculties at Vinnitsa National Medical University


1. Medical Faculty

    • The faculty consists of 38 departments including 23 clinical and 15 theoretical divisions.
    • In these departments, there are 5 fundamental profiles, 4 humanitarian and socio-economic profiles and 31 are professionally oriented.
    • Also, there are 469 teachers in the department including 269 professors, 336 have a medical degree out of which 67 are the candidates of science, 4 honored scientist and technician of Ukraine.

2. Dentistry Faculty

    • The faculty of Dentistry was established at VNMU in the year 1994.
    • The Ministry of Education accredited the licensed admission to the first year with 120 number of students.
    • During the first 4 years of Dentistry, the departments taught are therapeutic dentistry, pediatric dentistry, surgical stomatology, orthopedic stomatology.
    • Postolovskaya T.T. was the first Dean appointed to Dentistry faculty from 1994 onwards.

3. Pharmaceutical Faculty

    • The Pharmaceutical faculty have 300 students in the field of clinical pharmacy from various countries abroad.
    • International students can study either in Russian or English language.
    • After completion of the 5-year course, graduates are awarded as “Pharmacists”.
    • The faculty has 100 trained specialists in the pharmaceutical department with educational, scientific and methodological achievement.

4. Preparatory Faculty

    • The preparatory faculty is one of the oldest faculty of Vinnitsa National Medical University.
    • At the preparatory department, there are assistant professors, senior professors, Ph.D. are provided for counseling and teaching process.
    • The faculty consists of chairs: Chair of Ukrainian language and chair of natural sciences.
    • The academic curriculum contains subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Geography.

5. Faculty of Post Graduation

    • After completion of the graduation course, one who wants to continue as a specialist, post graduation courses are available for those students in the respective fields
    • The duration of the course is about 2-years.
    • During the course of study, practical aspects are taught by highly qualified teaching staff.

Curriculum / Syllabus of Vinnitsa National Medical University




1. Human Anatomy54 hours246 hours154 hours
2. Medical Biology36 hours72    hours54    hours
3. Histology58 hours126    hours54    hours
4. History of Medicine18 hours18    hours18    hours
5. Latin Language72 hours36 hours
6. Chemistry36    hours84    hours54    hours
7. Biophysics36    hours72    hours54    hours
8. Basics of Law18    hours18    hours18    hours
9. History of Ukraine18    hours36    hours54    hours
10. Ukrainian and Foreign Culture36    hours18    hours54    hours
11. Psychology and Pedagogics18    hours18    hours18    hours
12. Politology26    hours18    hours18    hours
13. Russian Language160    hours72    hours
14. Religious Science14    hours14    hours26    hours



1. Biochemistry60 hours120 hours90 hours
2. Medical Cybernetics16   hours36   hours108   hours
3. General Surgery20   hours40   hours30   hours
4. Normal Physiology80   hours160   hours120   hours
5. Sociology18   hours18   hours18   hours
6. Economics14   hours32   hours62   hours
7. Philosophy36   hours36   hours36   hours
8. Russian Language160   hours54   hours
9. Physical Training5   hours2   hours4   hours
10. Propaedeutics of Internal Diseases58   hours144   hours102   hours
11. Propaedeutics of Children Diseases58   hours144   hours102   hours
12. Microbiology54   hours126   hours92   hours
13. Pathological Anatomy72   hours90   hours82   hours
14. Pharmacology72   hours90   hours72   hours
15. Pathological Physiology36   hours90   hours82   hours
16. Radiotherapy and Diagnostics36   hours72   hours54   hours
17. Topographic Anatomy and Operative Surgery36   hours84   hours78   hours
18. Basics of Medical Psychology16   hours20   hours18   hours
19. General Hygiene36   hours82   hours60   hours
20. General Surgery38   hours104   hours72   hours



1. General Hygiene36 hours54 hours44 hours
2. Basics of Dentistry18   hours10   hours
3. Social Medicine36 hours76   hours36   hours
4. Outpatient Care14   hours32   hours23   hours
5. Obstetrics36   hours90   hours72   hours
6. Psychiatry and Narcology36   hours90   hours72   hours
7. Sports Medicine18   hours42   hours30   hours
8. Dermatoveneral Diseases24   hours38   hours30   hours
9. Nervous Diseases36   hours76   hours54   hours
10. Faculty Pediatrics36   hours72   hours54   hours
11. Radiative Medicine12   hours24   hours18   hours
12. Physiatria18   hours36   hours36   hours
13. Endocrinology18   hours36   hours36   hours
14. Facultative Therapy40   hours94   hours67   hours
15. Facultative Surgery18   hours72   hours72   hours
16. Neurosurgery12   hours24   hours18   hours



1. Urology18 hours42 hours30 hours
2. Outpatient Care12   hours27   hours21   hours
3. Sectional Course6   hours18   hours12   hours
4. Ophthalmology18   hours42   hours30   hours
5. Otorhinolaryngology18   hours30   hours30   hours
6. Hospital Therapy42   hours81   hours72   hours
7. Clinical Genetics12   hours24   hours21   hours
8. External and Military Medicine2   hours24   hours4   hours
9. Occupational Diseases18   hours36   hours36   hours
10. Traumatology and Orthopedics18   hours42   hours30   hours
11. Hospital    Surgery30   hours
12. Hospital    Pediatrics36 hours72   hours54   hours
13. Gynecology18   hours36   hours36   hours
14. Hospital Surgery36   hours82   hours78   hours
15. Children Surgery16   hours36   hours36   hours
16. Infectious and Tropical Diseases42   hours72   hours48   hours
17. Epidemiology12   hours36   hours
18. Children Infectious Diseases18   hours36   hours36   hours
19. Oncology12   hours48   hours36   hours
20. Forensic Medicine20   hours36   hours18   hours



1. Hygiene52 hours36 hours
2. Outpatient Care81   hours45   hours
3. Clinical Immunology54   hours28   hours
4. Organisation of Health Protection48   hours
5. Internal Diseases242   hours
6. Infectious Diseases108   hours
7. Children Diseases72   hours
8. Oncology40   hours36 hours
9. Clinical Pharmacology36   hours18   hours
10. Children Infectious Diseases72   hours36   hours
11. Children Surgery38   hours
12. Gynecology and Obstetrics180   hours90 hours
13. Physiatry72   hours36   hours
14. Reanimatology54   hours28   hours
15. Surgical Diseases126   hours60   hours
16. Therapy (Optional course)40   hours



1. Medical Information108 hours
2. Sanitary Practice108 hours
3. Nursing144 hours
4. Medical PracticeTherapy96 hours
Surgery96 hours
Obstetrics96 hours
5. Clinical PracticeTherapy72 hours
Surgery72 hours
Obstetrics72 hours

Fee Structure

Vinnitsa National Medical University – (Vinnytsia, Ukraine )
Year 1Year 2Year 3Year 4Year 5Year 6Total
Tuition Fee50005000500050005000500030000
Hostel Fee*7007007007007007004200
One Time Charges15001500
Total $72005700570057005700570035700
Expenses Year wise in INR Approx4968003933003933003933003933003933002463300
NoteHostel Fee range from 600$ to 1000$ per year as per the amenities
All the fee mentioned are in $ USD


Ukraine FAQ’s

What are the admission requirements and my eligibility criteria for MBBS?

Citizen of any country is eligible to study in Ukraine as a fee paying student for undergraduate and post graduate programs. For undergraduate Medical program (MBBS or MD), class 12 or HSSC with min. 50% Marks in with Subjects in Physics, Chemistry and Biology in class 11 and 12. For College graduates: Undergraduate in science 18 to 60 years old (Depending on subjects- For medicine age limit is 30 years) In good health for exceptions, please contact Admission Department.

What is the total duration of this course?

The total duration of the Medical, MD or MBBS course is 4 year and 10 months for students who have been educated till class 12 with Science. The first 10 months is a Bachelors program and focuses on building foundation for a strong medical education. The next 4 years is the core medicine and clinical rotation. If the student is already a College graduate then the admission program takes 4 years only. Residency training is for 3 to 5 years [Similar to that of USA]..

Any local bodies who can help me in providing the overall info?

Send your query to us and we shall send it to our local representative office and they would be getting in touch with you.

Can a student avail loan facility, what are the procedures?

Contact your local Bank for the procedure.

Documents required for the admissions?

For Admission: Copy of your class 10 and 12 mark sheet is needed initially. Visa, Income proof, passport, police clearance for Philippines and other documents will be needed later. You will get the list of documents at the time of enquiry.

Is the degree recognized by the World Health Organization and the MCI?

It is present in the list of WHO are recognized by WHO and are recognized by CHED (Commission for Higher education and development). The Degree is recognized by Medical Council of India or MCI as equal to MBBS in India. The Degree is Philippines is recognized as equal to MBBS in UK and MBBS in Europe by the GMC of UK.

What is the medium of teaching in Ukraines?

English and  You can communicate with locals in English easily.

How is the Weather?

Philippines has tropical weather.
There are 3 main seasons.
Rains: From June to September. Showers can be frequent and heavy.
Cool: October to February it is cool but temperature rarely drops below 25 degree Celsius.
Summer: From March to May when temperatures can soar.
Overall the climate is perfect for a holiday in paradise and long hours of sun make this a dream destination. In terms of what to pack it is advised that lighter clothing is taken, shorts and beachwear are of course essential although in the rainy season be prepared for rains.

When is Admission usually?

There are two intakes (depending on the university and program) June and November depends on the University and the program for Medical, Premedical. MD or MBBS in Philippines – Medical Admission to the Top Medical College (s) begins in June. Admission to Pre-medical can happen in June or in November each year.

Hostel facility?

On campus accommodation for international students is available on campus.
Hostel rooms have attached bathrooms, with single, double or triple beds.
Both Air-conditioned and non air conditioned rooms are available as per the choice of accommodations.
Students can also choose to stay outside on their own accommodations.

Whether markets are nearby or not?

Market for daily needs is nearby to the campus.

Facilities like: Laundry, Canteen, Internet, Mobile etc?


All such facilities are available at extra cost.


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