IVANO FRANKIVSK NATIONAL MEDICAL UNIVERSITY (IFNMU)
Ivano Frankivsk National Medical University (IFNMU) is situated in Ivano city in North-West of Ukraine and it is a leading higher education establishment of the region of a classical type with a higher accreditation level. The University history started in 1945.
The Medical course at the Ivano Frankivsk National Medical University takes six years and leads to MD (Doctor of Medicine) or MBBS. The medical faculty is founded in 1956. In the under graduate program, during six years of study the students learn different subjects from fundamental subjects disciplines to special medical subjects.
Medicineis the science and art of healing. It encompasses a variety of health care practices evolved to maintain and restore health by the prevention and treatment of illness.
Contemporary medicine applies health science, biomedical research, and medical technology to diagnoseand treat injury and disease, typically through medication, surgery, or some other form of therapy. The word medicine is derived from the Latin ars medicina, meaning the art of healing.
This is an exciting time in medicine as we look forward to developing new avenues in health care excellence. The practice of medicine remains one of the most satisfying of all professions and we believe that the Ivano Frankivsk National Medical University is an ideal place to earn your medical education.
The Ivano Frankivsk National Medical University is known nationally for its many innovative teaching, clinical training and research programs. Our award-winning faculty members constantly strive for innovation and excellence in the classroom, the laboratory and the clinic. Because the class size is relatively small, our faculty members get to know each student. 10 students in every class for a individual attention. It is one thing to say the University has terrific people and programs and another to prove it.
Admission to the medical faculty takes place after conclusion of a contract. Foreigners learn in group of seven eight students along with local students. The second year students attend their clinical studies where they can gain experience in nursing the patients. Clinical subjects are taught beginning from the third year of study. Students can study any topic of interest and to raise their of knowledge in the departments. All six years of the program are important and all must be passed successfully before students are permitted to graduate.
The medium of instruction in the Medical faculty is English and Russian language. The Ministry of education and Ministry of Public health, Ukraine approved thecurriculum of the medical faculty. Many countries accept the Ivano Frankivsk National Medical University’s degree. The state final examinations on all the disciplines according to the syllabus are held within one system through 2 stages:
Testing practical proficiency of final-year students and Testing scientific/theoretical proficiency.
The successful students who will complete study of five years, then on graduation work for another year under probation in order to gain general registration. There is a wide range of specialisation available in the public and private sectors, involving research, academic medicine, public health, clinical medicine and other areas. Specialties include Cardiology, Oncology, Pediatrics, Psychological Medicine, Surgery, Pathology, Public Health, General Practice and many others. Most doctors complete postgraduate training in their chosen specialty. Medicine is a respected, rewarding, and truly international career. For the entry requirements please visit the entry requirement page.
Students of Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University are eligible to apply for certification and licensure in over 150 countries in the world including: US, UK, Canada, Australia, India, Singapore, New Zealand, Germany, France, Italy, Russia, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Poland, UAE, Saudi Arabia and etc.
USA: Students and graduates of Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University are eligible to participate in the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) & receive ECFMG certification. ECFMG certification requires all graduates to have passed USMLE Step 1 & 2 (both sections), submit a final transcript and provide a copy of the graduate’s diploma for verification. Once ECFMG certification is granted; graduates are eligible for Postgraduate Medical education (Residency Training) in the United States of America. Prospective & current students of Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University wishing to practice in the USA are encouraged to educate themselves on the licensure policies in respective states. Information can be obtained by going to the Federation of State Medical Boards of United States (FSMB) website and from related sources
India: Students from India are eligible to sit for the National Board of Examination (NBE) and to register with the Medical Council of India (MCI); after obtaining an “Eligibility Certificate” from the MCI prior to sitting for the Competency test conducted by the NBE and complying with any other guide-lines of the certification authority.
Similarly, students /graduates of Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University are eligible to sit for the licensure & certification examinations of many other countries such as Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UAE, Singapore etc. All students & graduates should educate themselves on the licensure policies in their respective home countries and countries where they propose to practise and prepare accordingly – in terms of: Education, documents, attestation immigration, subject competency exam, language competency examination and residency and work permit laws.