Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University is one of the leading medical university in Ukraine having the 4th level of accreditation affiliated with the Ministry of Health of Ukraine. Lviv National Medical University is named after Danylo Halytsky.
Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University is staffed by about 1,200 researchers and teachers, including 108 professors. 27 academicians, 7 members of the Academy of the different levels and specializations are the real pride of LNMU. The youngest generation of scientists of the university includes about 300 competitors for scientific degrees candidate and doctor of sciences, about 550 members of the Scientific Society of Students.
Nowadays about 5150 students are receiving higher education at the Lviv National Medical University. Teaching of international students started in 1960. Since then, more than 2,000 citizens of Europe, Asia, Africa and America have been educated at LNMU and successfully work in medical sphere in many countries. 330 of foreigners have graduated from the post graduate department of the university and 70 became professors. The university’s graduates who now live and work abroad, demonstrate high level of knowledge and of professional training they received in Lviv and as a result it leads to the growth of interest to the university from international applicants. Improvement of the hostels conditions and good infrastructure of the city contribute to it as well.
LNMU is also a very modern university with a strong material and technical facilities. There are 14 academic campuses, 40 clinical bases, educational and industrial pharmacy, the students’ dental clinic. Clinical Departments of the Lviv National Medical University where students gain practical experience are located in the hospitals, clinics and medical centers of Lviv. The departments are equiped with all needed modern medical and diagnostic machines. Also Lviv National Medical University has several computer classes with Internet access. The construction of the new campus of the University’s Dental clinic was finished recently and now it is being equipped by new medical facilities. The library of the university has more than 530 thousand books of medical literature as well as modern computer equipment.
There are the following faculties at the university: medical, dental, pharmaceutical, preparatory, postgraduate. Except that there is the Institute of Clinical Pathology, Central Research Laboratory and the Laboratory of Industrial Toxicology, Research Center tor testing of new anticancer medicines, Scientific and Research center of biological psychiatry. In order to make the medical services to the patients on the level of the Western Europe and the North America standards, it was established the Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmacotherapy and Medical Standardization at the University.
The teaching of the main specialties – medicine, dentistry and pharmacy for international students is carried out in English language.