Donetsk National Medical University

About us

Location Lyman, Ukraine Funding Type Public
No of Students 13132 Establishment University
Founded In 1930 Estimated Cost of Living 1200 USD
Address 27, Pryvokzalna street

Donetsk National Medical University  is state owned higher educational establishment of Ukraine. DNMU is one of the best and the largest medical university in Ukraine. Donetsk National Medical University was established in 1930. DNMU is one of the best medical school in Ukraine and all over Europe.

Today Donetsk National Medical University have the following campuses:

  • Kramatorsk Campus 
  • Kirovograd (Kropyvnytsky) Campus
  •  Mariupol Campus

The following courses are available:

  1. Medicine (Medium of Instruction: English, French, Russian, Ukrainian)
  2. Pediatrics (Medium of Instruction: English, French, Russian, Ukrainian)
  3. Dentistry (Medium of Instruction: English, French, Russian, Ukrainian)
  4. Pharmacy (Medium of Instruction: English, French, Russian, Ukrainian)
  5. Postgraduate Education
  6. Premedical Department

Due to the high level of specialists training and low tuition fees, DNMU is considered to be one of the best Ukrainian Medical Universities for the foreigners.

In total, more than 52,000 highly qualified doctors, well-known scientists, researchers, health service organizers from Ukraine, Russia, other CIS countries and as well as from 96 countries of the world from Africa, Asia, Europe, and Americas have graduated from the Donetsk National Medical University.

Donetsk National Medical University provides its students with accommodation and study facilities. The students’ campus has 52 academic buildings at different campuses of DNMU equipped with 57 computer classes and libraries, 16 hostels with reading halls and sports rooms, 4 health centers for preventive care, 7 stadiums, sports and health service complexes. Our University has everything required for studying and becoming highly qualified physicians and pharmacists.


Donetsk National Medical University has complete infrastructure at all Campuses, at every campus DNMU has minimum of 7 hospitals working under DNMU as their Clinical bases for students and for Scientific Research work. All the theoretical and Clinical departments for students are functioning completely at all campuses. Scientific and research laboratories are available at every campus. At all campuses DNMU has good environment for students and teaching staff. DNMU provide fully equipped labs for all students at all campuses. For Clinical departments we have best hospitals of Ukraine, where students get training. For details about Campuses and the departments, you can move to the website of the campus. The University has several administrative buildings and hostels at every campus. All the teaching staff has been transferred to different Campuses.

Donetsk National Medical University «DNMU» was the first medical university in Ukraine and in Eastern Europe to start the faculties of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy in the English language for foreign students in 1991 after the independence of Ukraine. In 2016 DNMU firstly started training of students in French medium of Instruction.

We are the only University in whole Europe except French schools which provide training in French medium of instruction.

All courses of DNMU are conducted according to the Bologna agreement and credit transfer system of European Credit Transfer System ECTS.

Donetsk National Medical University «DNMU» is the most promising to foreign students among other Ukrainian and European medical universities due to its highest ranking, high level of specialist training, high tech laboratories, good knowledge of English and French languages of the staff members, campus system of the DNMU.