ZAPOROZHYE STATE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY Medical University
Ukraine is one of the most preferred destinations in the world for medical education. Students from over 70 countries come to Ukraine every year to study medicine. The medical universities under the Ministry of Health of Ukraine offer the best value for money in the sphere of medical education for students from around the world. Good facilities and a history of high quality medical education and care, provide the right environment for students to be moulded as accomplished doctors of International standards. The Universities are recognized by all Medical councils around the world. Students obtaining medical education in Ukraine are eligible to apply for International Licensing exams like USMLE (USA), PLAB (UK), MCI Screening Test and all other licensing exams around the world. The training at the University includes pre-university, undergraduate and postgraduate periods of study. Foreign students are trained at the International Faculty No.1 for further studies at higher educational institutions of Ukraine. At Zaporozhye State Medical University students acquire knowledge subject to the requirements of the European system of education. The academic curriculam are based on the best models of native and foreign practice of specialists’ training. The scientific schools of the University are well known outside Ukraine. Cardiological, surgery, pharmaceutical schools are among them. For the first time in Ukraine the specialists of Zaporozhye State Medical University have successfully performed the transplantations of heart. More than 500 transplantations of liver, kidney and pancreas have been performed. There is a developed infrastructure of scientific units at the University including SRI (Scientific Research Institute ) of medical and ecological problems, Institute of clinical pathology of a man, SMA “Pharmatron”, central scientific research laboratory, certification-testing laboratory of perfume and cosmetic preparations and household products, department of doctoral candidacy and postgraduate study, editorial publishing department, Center of informatics and analytical support and testing, patent department, scientific research division, metrology service. Scientific Research Institute and laboratories are equipped with unique facilities for conducting fundamental and applied scientific researches. The introduction of computer technologies into the teaching-studying process, scientific research and management is one of the priority-driven University's activities. 42 computer classrooms and 1300 PC provide students with academic curricula based on multimedia technologies and test control in the main disciplines. ZSMU has its own information Internet server. There is a centre of telemedicine and distance learning at the University which provides the participation in international scientific conferences held on the basis of videoconference technologies, organization and holding of scientific-methods videoconferences, organization of distance refresher courses for University teaching staff, using of distance technologies in training of students by correspondence. There is an electronic library and electronic catalogue in the scientific library of the University. The users have access to the electronic database of the library and can carry out a search from any computer connected with Internet and get full text-books. All academic building, hostels, scientific library have access to Internet. There are Wi-Fi access points at the territory of the University. The student campus is under of the University security round-the-clock. The campus and hostels are equipped with the means of video surveillance and control.