Odessa National Medical University “ONMU” is the largest Medical University of Ukraine and one of the Oldest Medical University of Eastern and Western Europe. September 1, 1900 Medical Faculty was opened in Odessa under the Great Russian Imperial University “Novorossysk University”. In 1922 Medical Faculty of Novorosisk University in Odessa was reformed and was given the Status of Higher medical Institution and was renamed to “Odessa Medical Institute”. After independence of Ukraine 1993 Odessa medical Institute was given highest 4th level of Accreditation and was renamed to “Odessa State Medical University” and in 1997 got the National status and was renamed to “Odessa National Medical University”.
Odessa National Medical University “ONMU” was the first among medical universities in Ukraine who got the National Statusin Ukrainian Medical Universities. Odessa National Medical University is the most prestigious medical university in Russia, Ukraine and Europe to study Medicine, Dentistry, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Nursing, Postgraduate Education and Clinical residency program. The scientists of Odessa national Medical university paid great contribution to Ukrainian Medicine.
All our educational programs are regulated and approved by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the Ministry of Health of Ukraine. The degrees and diplomas issued to graduated foreign students by the Odessa National Medical University “ONMU”are legalized by the Ministry of Heath of Ukraine and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.
At Odessa National Medical University “ONMU”, the following countries citizens are studying at the time:
USA, Canada, Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Chili, Australia, UK, Germany, Spain, Portugal, France, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Bulgaria, Moldova, Russia, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Mauritius, Bangladesh, Nepal, Iran, Iraq, Morocco, Tunis, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Yemen, Israel, Palestine, Kuwait, Oman, Lebanon, Egypt, Libya, Algeria, Malaysia, Nigeria, Ghana, Benin, Togo, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Angola, Kenya, Tanzania, Cameroon, Uganda, Lesotho, China, etc.
Odessa National Medical University “ONMU” is recognized and listed in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED). This accreditation allows the Odessa National Medical University “ONMU” to be eligible to take the United States Medical Licensing Examinations and enter Postgraduate Medical (Residency) training in United States.
I-MED Schools accreditation is recognized by the Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) and the Medical Council of Canada (MCC) for eligibility of graduates to obtain certification and Licensure. This accreditation can be confirmed by clicking on the following link – IMED.
Odessa National Medical University “ONMU” is recognized by the World Health Organization.
The students and graduates of Odessa National Medical University “ONMU” are eligible to participate in the United States Medical Licensing Examination & receive ECFMG certification. The ECFMG certification requires all graduates to have passed USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 (both sections), submit a final transcript, and provide a copy of the graduate’s diploma for verification. Once ECFMG certification has been granted the graduates are eligible for Postgraduate Medical education (Residency Training) in the United States.
All prospective and current students who wish to practice in the United States are encouraged to educate themselves on the licensure policies in their respective states. This information can be obtained by going to the Federation of State Medical Boards of United States (FSMB) website or contacting them.
Odessa National Medical University “ONMU”is recognized by the Indian Medical Council, Pakistan Medical and Dental Council, European Council of Medicine and General Medical Council (limited Registration) of UK.
Odessa National Medical University “ONMU”is recognized by SADC council and there is no exam after completing from us to start working in Southern African countries.
Odessa National Medical University “ONMU”has a joint researches and partnership relations with many Scientific Institutions of former USSR and all over the world, such as The Poland Medical Academy, The Cambridge University, The Virden University, Clinics of Urgent Medicine in Germany, Belgium, Austria and Israel. Medical center of Cardiff (England), Medical Center in Sent-Etien (France), New York Medical Center, Ukrainian Medical Society in Canada and Austria.
During the last years our workers have an opportunity to work abroad as specialists and teachers in the Universities of USA, Yemen, Germany, UK etc. Odessa National Medical University “ONMU” is proud of the fact that its workers were the scientists whose contribution to the world Medical Science has been commonly acknowledged.
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Odessa National Medical University started training students in English language in 1993 and it was the first Medical University in Ukraine, Russia and Eastern Europe to start training in English. Odessa national medical university was the example to other medical universities of Ukraine, Russia and Eastern Europe to start training foreign students in English medium of instruction and later on lot of other medical universities also started medical faculties in English medium.
Odessa national medical university teaching staff consists of more than 1000 doctors, among them are 106 Professors, 410 Associate Professors, 20 Academicians of Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and 42 members of Foreign Academies, 39 honored workers of Science & Technology, 10 winners of State Prizes and other International awards.
This is the highest number of Academicians working in any one Medical University of Ukraine, USSR and in whole Europe.
Odessa National Medical University is having 8 faculties, medical college and Preparatory department for Foreign students. 58 theoretical departments and 45 Clinical departments are working under Odessa National Medical University. Except them ONMU is having One University Multiple clinic and one ONMU dental clinic. Now more than 9000 students are getting training at Odessa National Medical University, among them are 1900 foreign students from 52 countries.
Odessa National Medical University has trained more than 600 Professors, 1300 Doctors of Sciences and about 80,000 doctors since its existence for than 100 years, among them are more than 10,000 foreign citizens and about more than 600 foreign Doctors of sciences.
In the recent years, ONMU created some unique scientific reasearch and medical departments, which includes ONMU dental clinic, ONMU multidisciplinary University Clinic, Research institute of Molecular-Genetics and Cellular Medicine, Clinical Research Institute of Biophysics. At Odessa National Medical University were also opened Diagnostics centers with help of Ministry of Health of Ukraine: Cardiorhematology, Eye Microsurgery, Synthesis, Endoscopiy and Laser Surgery, Pediatric cardiology, Toxicology and others.
The ONMU has well established library with computer rooms and electronic library and having 1140 seats. Students are issued with a ticket of junior and senior year and they can use library books any time.