Bukovinian State Medical University (BSMU) is one of the largest higher educational establishments of Chernivtsi. It has recently celebrated the 65th anniversary of its foundation. It is a modern multisector educational institution of the IV accreditation level, included into the general register of the WHO, Magna Charta Universitatum (Bologna, Italy), the Association of the Carpathian Region Universities that provides qualified training according to the grading system of education.
The University consists of 47 Departments within seven faculties: Four medical faculties, stomatological, pharmaceutical and the faculty of post-graduate training. The University includes medical educational establishments of the I-II accreditation level: Chernivtsi, Vashkivtsi, Novoselytsia medical colleges. The educational scientific-practical complex with Kovel medical college was also founded.
The academic staff of the University is unique and full of professionals, with 82 Doctors of Science and 387 Candidates of Science. There are 47 departments and three main faculties at the University: Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy. Since the foundation, the University has graduated more than 26,000 medical students. Presently there 5,500 students are studying at the University, including 1,130 international students. The foundation and development of BSMU are connected with the names of well-known scientists and organizers.
The University graduates fulfil themselves in the medical, pharmaceutical, economic, educational, scientific, social and cultural spheres. BSMU is proud of its graduates who have achieved in professional and public life. The University provides continuity of higher medical education: Junior Specialist, Bachelor, Medical Specialist, Master, Postgraduate, Doctor (PhD). Lecture halls, classrooms, educational-practical pharmacy and laboratories are equipped with modern technical aids to ensure the educational process and scientific work and linked up with the Internet.