DANYLO HALYTSKY LVIV NATIONAL MEDICAL UNIVERSITY (LNMU)


Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University (LNMU) is one of the oldest and biggest medical educational institutions in Ukraine. It is one of the leading medical universities of the IV level of accreditation. LNMU begins from the Medical Faculty of Lviv University, which was opened on November 16, 1784, according to the privilege of the Austrian emperor Josef II. In 2009 University celebrated its 225 anniversary.
LNMU provides admission for foreign citizens to the undergraduate education at Faculty of General Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry and Faculty of Pharmacy, also provides admission for Preparatory Course and Postgraduate Training. 
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. Now 70% of University foreign students study in English Medium Program.
University library contains more than 530000 volumes of textbooks, manuals and other relevant medical literature. Library has modern computer equipment. She has Internet connection and is connected with other scientific city libraries.
University in the Member of International and European Associations of Universities, and also is the member of almost 70 another international organizations, academies, federations. University is included into Directory of World Health Organization (WHO) and into Directory of Universities of Central European countries. In terms of University activities LNMU has the leading positions in ratings of higher educational institutions and higher medical educational institutions of Ukraine (Scopus 2010 – the 2nd place among medical universities and academies of Ukraine).
Clinical departments of University have the fund of more than 10000 beds (41 affiliated hospitals), 9 polyclinic departments with 3510 attendances during shift, University dental medical centre for more than 2000 attendances during shift.
University scientists closely cooperate with foreign colleagues in different spheres of medicine and pharmacy. Agreements of cooperation in the area of medical education and research were signed and are fulfilled between LNMU and Jagiellonian University Medical College (Krakow, Poland), Silesian Medical University (Katowice, Poland), Lublin Medical University (Poland), Poznan Medical University (Poland), Medical University in Warsaw (Poland), Wroclaw Medical University (Poland), Medical University in Gdansk (Poland), Medical University in Bialystok (Poland), Medical University in Sofia (Bulgaria).
University departments and laboratories participate in 12 scientific programs of Ukrainian Ministry of Health and international organizations. More than 50 research projects are carried out together with Ukrainian and foreign partners.