Odessa National Medical University

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Odessa National Medical University extensively uses latest scientific techniques and practices of best universities of the world in teaching process. This great contribution is due to close links with leading universities and academic centres: Washington University (USA), Polish Academy of Medicine (Poland), Milan University (Italy), Institute of Experimental Immunology (Switzerland), the International Fund of Hippocrates (Greece), A. Schweitzer International Medical Academy (Poland), Russian Heart Scientific-productive Complex (Russia), etc.

ONMedU’s participation in the joint programs and projects with Russia, Belgium, Netherlands, USA, Germany, Austria, South African Republic, etc. makes possible improvement and introduction into training and therapeutic processes of new educational and medical technologies, obtaining of grants, annual training of teachers in the best scientific and educational centers, direct deliveries of high technology medical equipments, joint release of scientific and scholarly literature, etc. Among the grants, carried out by the scientists of ONMedU together with the foreign associates : Practical-scientific grant (AIHA, USA), Training grant (UNICEF, the children’s fund of UN), Training grant (JHPIEGO, USA) and many others.

ONMedU is continuously participating in the programs of “Vidrodzhennya” fund, in the activities of International Club “Rotary”, in the programs of American Agency of International Development (USAID) and in collaboration with the International Association of Psychosomatic Medicine (ASCONA).Ukrainian- Netherlands Practical-scientific grant “Improvement of the system of teaching family medicine in higher medical educational institutions” (MATRA).

Our chief scientists are the honorable doctors of 42 international organizations and universities, who are “doctor honoris causa” of our university. They all deliver lectures to the students and teachers yearly. Among them are: Nobel Prize Winners – Prof. Rolph Zinkernagel (Switzerland) & Prof. Yevgeniy Chazov (Russia); Prof. Juliano Di Bernardo (Italy), Spiros Marketos (Greece) and Georgiy Kryzhanovskiy (Russia); President of Polish Academy of Medicine Prof. Casimir Imiyelinski; Rectors of several universities – Prof. Stefan Doel Trachtenberg (George Washington University, USA) & Ton That Bach (Hanoi National Medical University, Vietnam), and others.

Admission procedure
Admission to undergraduate and post graduate courses are open for all foreign students, who fulfil the eligibility criteria of ONMedU and of the respective country, on first come first serve basis from 1st July to 1st October of every year.

For undergraduate course: Candidate must have completed his/her secondary education with minimum 50% marks in Biology, Physics & Chemistry from a recognized college.

For post graduate course: Graduation in medical and one year internship from recognized college/university/institution by Medical Council of concerned country

How to apply

Prospectus along with application form can be obtained from the Representatives of ONMedU in the concerned state/country to which the candidate belongs.

The duly filled up forms along with the attested photocopies of required documents (list mentioned below) shall be submitted through the concerned authorized-representative (AR ONMedU) of the state/country. If the candidate belongs to the state/country where there is no authorized-representative of ONMedU he may apply directly.

Admission will be confirmed only after counseling/screening of the documents/application form of candidate and the approval by the admission department, ONMedU.

List of documents:

Undergraduate Course:
1. Date of Birth Certificate by local municipal authority.
2. Attested photocopy of Certificate and Mark sheet of class 10+2 or equivalent.
3. Six passport size photographs.
4. Photocopy of Passport (if ready).
5. Medical Certificate with HIV test report.

Postgraduate Course:
1. Date of Birth Certificate by local municipal authority.
2. Attested photocopy of Certificate and Mark sheet of MBBS or equivalent exam.
3. Internship completion certificate.
4. Six passport size photographs.
5. Photocopy of Passport (if ready).
6. Medical Certificate with HIV test report.
7. Registration Certificate of Medical Council.


As per the law of Ukrainian Government the student visa is issued by visa section of Embassy of Ukraine only during 15th August to 15th November. The official invitation for studies in Ukraine is provided by ONMedU on the basis of which Ukraine Embassy issue visa to travel Ukraine. The ARONMedU will provide the guidance and support for visa processing. Note: The issuance/refusal of Ukrainian visa to the candidate is the sole right of Visa section of Embassy of Ukraine (Ministry of External Affairs of Ukraine). In case of refusal of visa, the University or its representatives are not responsible in any way.

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