I.Horbachevsky Ternopil State Medical University ranks first in Ukraine among the higher medical schools of the IVth accreditation level according to the latest rating list of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine.
More than 1500 international students from 53 countries of the world study at the University.<> Languages of instruction: Ukrainian, English, Russian. Agreements on cooperation have been signed with universities from 17 countries of the world. It has 15 years' experience of teaching medicine in English.
Ternopil is called the Garden City & is famous for its cultural traditions. Ternopil is also a student city. Some tens of thousands of students study at its universities, academies, technical schools, colleges. Tidy and elegant buildings of the I.Y.Horbachevsky Ternopil State Medical University are located in the city centre
Teaching staff of the Medical Faculty:
Ternopil State Medical University is listed in the FAIMER(International Medical Education) directory under ECFMG and the WHO(World Health Organization) directory of Medical Universities/Schools. TSMU’s degree is recognized by WHO, US Education Department, General Medical Council of England, EU Contries.
The system of education in Ternopil State Medical University is according to European Credit Test System (ECTS)
The following faculties function in Ternopil State Medical University: Medicine (6 Years – MD or MBBS), Dentistry (5 years), Pharmacy (5 Years), and Nursing (2-4 Years). Postgraduate programs are also offered in different fields. The medium of instructions are English, French, Russian and Ukrainian. TSMU is the only outstanding university in Ukraine where all faculties are taught in English.
360 instructors, including 57 doctors of sciences, 53 professors, 156 associate professors and 225 candidates of sciences are working at 30 departments of the faculty. Among them there are 3 Corresponding Members of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, 9 Honorary Workers of Science and Technology, 3 State Prize Laureates, 3 Honorary Inventors of Ukraine, and 4 Honorary Physicians of Ukraine.
The faculty teaching and scientific potential contributes greatly to the development and implementation of up-to-date technologies, techniques and scientific innovations as well as promotes their effective use in the practice of training and treatment. Basing on the standard educational programmes, each department has created the most suitable list of lecture topics, practical classes and seminars, coordinated and approved by the cycle methodological commission. Since 2005, the students have been studying according to the credit-modular system that is to make the diploma of our higher educational establishment convertible in all EU countries.
In 2006, the University introduced “one subject a day” methodology and Z-system of training. According to the latter, a student from the very beginning should not only learn constants, formulae and other digital material but also grasp clinical information and be able to interpret actual clinical data and make his own suggestions. Therefore, in the very first years the teaching of the fundamental subjects is supplemented with practical clinical information.