8 OdessaNationalUniversity

The Scientists of Medical faculty of Odessa played the great role in achievements in medicine to provide high standards medicine in Ukraine and Russia. In 1922 Medical Faculty of Novorossiysk University in Odessa was reformed and was given the Status of Higher medical Institution and was renamed to “Odessa Medical Institute”. After independence of Ukraine 1993 Odessa medical Institute was given highest 4th level of Accreditation and was renamed to “Odessa State Medical University” and in 1997 got the National status and was renamed to “Odessa National Medical University”.

Odessa National Medical University was the first among medical universities in Ukraine who got the National Status in Ukrainian Medical Universities. Odessa National Medical University is the most prestigious medical university in Russia, Ukraine and Europe to study Medicine, Dentistry, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Nursing, Postgraduate Education and Clinical residency program.

Odessa National Medical University is one of the members of International and European Associations of universities and The United Nations Educational.

The university has its own modern database for class activity, scholarly endeavor and diagnostic and treatment work, which contributes to implementation of the newest medical advances, particularly endoscopic, transplantological techniques, tissue therapy etc. into the teaching and learning process and treatment practice.

For the last few years unique scientific and treatment divisions such as regenerative and reconstructive biomedicine research institute, research institute of clinical biophysics, valeology research institute etc. were established. Created together with health authorities diagnostic and treatment centers like cardiorheumatology, eye microsurgery, endoscopic and laser surgery, pediatric cardiology, toxicology etc. are running successfully. The building of the university dental clinic has been finished, along with the creation of the 1st multi-field university clinic in Ukraine.

The development of modern publishing system supports the solving of enormous issues, connected with publishing activities. Four scholarly journals are published at the premises of Odessa National Medical University.

Facilities and resources: 8 departments, 58 research chairs, 12 academic buildings, 48 clinical sites, 2 in-house clinics, 3 in-house research institutes, 13 specialized health care centers.


  • Medicine (6 years)
  • Pediatrics (6 years)
  • Dentistry (5 years)
  • Pharmacy (5 years)
  • Nursing (5 years)
  • Public Health (5 years)
  • Post-graduate Education (2 years)
  • Preparatory Department (1 year)


  • Surgery faculty
  • General Surgery
  • Anesthesiology and Intensive Therapy
  • Neurosurgery
  • Oncology
  • Orthopedics and Traumatology - 1
  • Orthopedics and Traumatology – 2
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Thoracic Surgery and Pulmonology
  • Urology
  • Cardiac Surgery and Magistral Vessels
  • General and Emergency Surgery
  • Surgery and Vascular Surgery
  • Surgery and Transplantology
  • Combustiology and Plastic Surgery
  • General and operative dentistry
  • Endoscopy, surgery and topographic anatomy
  • Oncosurgery and oncogynecology
  • Orthopedic stomatology and orthodontics
  • Otolaryngology and children otolaryngology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Radial diagnostics
  • Forensic medical examination
  • Thoraco-abdominal surgery
  • Traumatology, orthopedics and combustiology

Pediatrics Department:

  • Children’s and Adolescents’ Diseases
  • Children’s Infectious Diseases and Children’s Immunology
  • Children’s Anesthesiology and Intensive Care
  • Children’s Neurology and medical sociality rehabilitation
  • Children’s Otorhinolaryngology, Audiology and Phoniatrics
  • Children’s Surgery
  • Neonatology
  • Pediatrics – 1
  • Obstetrics and gynecology – 1
  • Children anesthesiology and intensive therapy
  • Children gastroenterology
  • Children phthisiology and pulmonology
  • Endocrinology and children endocrinology
  • Neonatology
  • Pathology anatomy
  • Pediatrics
  • Perinatology and gynecology
  • Roentgenology of children
  • Therapeutically and children stomatology
  • Teenage therapy

Therapy Department:

  • Gastroenterology, Dietetics and Endoscopy
  • Dermatovenerology
  • Cardiology and Functional Diagnostics
  • Clinical immunology and Allergology
  • Medical Rehabilitation, Physiotherapy, Psychotherapy and Balneology
  • Neurology – 1
  • Neurology – 2
  • Nephrology
  • Psychiatry
  • Therapy
  • Therapy and Rheumatology
  • Narcology
  • Neuropathology and children neuropathology
  • Psychotherapy
  • Reflex therapy
  • Sexology and medical psychology
  • Therapy and clinical pharmacology
  • Physiotherapist and treatment at resorts
  • Urgent and emergency medical aid

General Practice – Family Medicine:

  • Children’s , Social and Forensic Psychiatry
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Medicine of Accidents
  • Medicine of Emergency Conditions
  • Neurology and Reflexotherapy
  • Pediatrics # 2
  • General practice-family medicine
  • Therapy and Geriatrics
  • Surgery and Proctology
  • Phthisiology and Pulmonology
  • Obstetrics and gynecology #2
  • General surgery and general practice-family medicine
  • Emergency medicine, medicine of catastrophes and military medicine
  • Medical genetics and ultrasound diagnostics
  • Neuropathology and neurosurgery
  • Oncology and children oncology
  • Polyclinic pediatrics and phytotherapy
  • Social medicine, management and business in healthcare
  • Therapy and nephrology
  • Traumatology, vertebrology and anesthesiology

Medico-Prophylactic and Pharmaceutical Department:

  • Virology
  • Hygiene and People Ecology
  • Nutrition Hygiene and of Pediatric and Adolescence Hygiene
  • Medical statistics
  • Microbiology and Epidemiology
  • Microbiology
  • Epidemiology
  • Management, Economics of Pharmacy
  • Industrial, Clinical Pharmaceutics and Clinical Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Technology and Biopharmaceutics
  • Health Management
  • Monitoring of Drug Quality and Standardization

Medical-Preventive Department:

  • Hygiene and professional pathology
  • Humanities
  • Disinfectology and internal hospital infections
  • Infant infectious diseases
  • Epidemiology and HIV/AIDS
  • Infectious diseases
  • Clinical biochemistry and forensic toxicology
  • Clinical immunology and microbiology
  • Clinical informatics and technologies in the management of healthcare
  • Clinical laboratory diagnostics
  • Medical parasitology and tropical diseases
  • Folk and non-traditional medicine

Advanced Training of Teachers and Professors:

  • Hematology and Transfusiology
  • Foreign languages
  • Clinical laboratory Diagnostics
  • Medical Computer Science
  • Pathological and Topographical Anatomy
  • Radiology
  • Sports Medicine and Sanology
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Philosophy
  • Radiodiseases


  • Dentistry
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Orthopedic Dentistry
  • Children’s Dentistry
  • Therapeutic Dentistry
  • Orthodontics

Advanced Training of Dental Mechanic.