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Ternopil State Medical University

Ternopil State Medical University (Russian: Тернопiльський державний медичний університет) is a medical university located in Ukraine.


  • Rankings and reputation 1
  • Academics 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Rankings and reputation

Ternopil State Medical University is ranked 13060 out of 20,000 universities in the world by Webometrics world university ranking and ranked at 8854 out of 11,000 universities in the world by 4icu world university ranking.


Languages of instruction are Ukrainian, English, and Russian.

Agreements on cooperation have been signed with universities from seven countries of the world. Recognized by W.H.O.

10 years' experience of teaching medicine in English.


Medical Faculty

Faculty of Pharmacy

Faculty of Dentistry

Postgraduate Training Faculty

Faculty of Foreign Students

Forms of Postgraduate

Training Internship Program

Postgraduate Course (Master ´s Degree)

Postgraduate Course (PhD)

Clinical Specialization

Continuing Education Program

Accreditation Degree IV

Teaching Staff 490

Specialty and specialist’s qualification 7.110.101.’Medical Affair’ – Doctor Forms and duration of education: state/self/scholarship programming (budget), contract, 6 years

Teaching staff of the medical faculty

The pedagogical staff amounts 408 teachers, with 71 Doctors of Sciences, 59 professors, 124 Ass. Professors, 261 Candidates of Sciences. The pedagogical staff amounts 1 Corresponding member of AMS of Ukraine, 8 Honored Workers of Science and Technology of Ukraine, 3 Honored Inventors of Ukraine, 4 Honored Physicians of Ukraine.

The teaching staff develops the most modern technologies, methodics, performs numerous scientific elaborations, provides the effective educational and treatment processes. Every department has made its own optimal plan of lectures, practical classes and seminars according to the general typical curricula, this being coordinated by the cyclic methodical commission. Since 2005 our students study according to the credit-module system, which will allow to have the diplomas of our University converted in all countries of the European Union. Since 2006 at the University the ‘one-day’ methodic and Z-system of training have been introduced. According to the latter the students during the first years learn clinical aspects together with the theoretical subjects. All-Ukrainian scientific and education conferences held at our University testify general recognition and authority of Ternopil State Medical University.

Most departments have published textbooks and manuals for the students. The University Publishing House “Ukrmedknyha” published 167 textbooks and manuals for the students, among them 12 in English, 53 CDs. The lecture halls are equipped with the modern computers, which allows to use multimedia means during lectures. The total number of computers at the Department amounts 96 computers, which allows to improve the teaching process. Since 2006 the students have started to take complex test computer examinations.

The theoretical departments of the faculty occupy four educational scientific institutes, which are independent structural-functional subdivisions of the University: Institute of Morphology, Institute of Biomedical Problems, Institute of Modeling and Pathologic Processes Analyzing, M.Skakun Institute of Pharmacology, Hygiene and Medical Biochemistry. There are 12 clinical departments. The base of the clinical departments are city and regional medical establishments equipped with the most modern apparatuses. The authority of the University pays a great attention to developing the material base and creating an efficiently working teaching staff.

Educational-scientific Institute of Morphology. Department of Anatomy The Faculty is equipped with:13 computer classes and reading halls; Ratio of computers and students is 10:1; Electronic textbooks (including English versions);167 educational films and CDs.

An experimental assessment of the heart functional state at the practical lesson in Pathologic Physiology Each department fulfils its own scientific work, the members of the Students' Scientific Society taking part in it. While being students, the future specialists train their professional skills, the auditoria being generally overcrowded at the final scientific conferences of students and young scientists.

The students are mastering computers, principles of medical statistics mathematical modeling physiological and pathological processes at the Medical Informatics Department

The specialists of the faculty carry out their treatment-consultation work at the base departments of the City Hospital, polyclinics and at the Diagnostics Centre of the University. Annually they inculcate into practice numerous new diagnosis-and-treatment methods to improve medical service for the population.

The students population of the faculty amounts to 1500 persons, all the necessary conditions are provided to train highly qualified young doctors. Students groups consists of 7-12 persons, giving the possibility for individual education. There are 10 lecture-halls equipped with modern demonstration apparatuses. Practical classes and seminars are held in the laboratories and thematic classrooms, clinical training - in the wards and the laboratories of functional and instrumental diagnostics.===

Students Leisure

It’s traditional at the faculty to conduct students’ holidays, which are organized together with the teaching staff, e.g. anatomical, histological and microbiological brain rings, meetings with famous people, poets, actors, honoured workers of culture, honoured workers of technology etc. The amateur circles are very popular among the students. The ensemble of folk instruments “Luna Karpat” has become the laureate of the republican competition. The first international summer schools were organized by the International relations department on the base of “Chervona Kalyna”. At the summer schools students from the University of South Carolina (the USA), Moscow State University, Kazakh Medical Academy, Shlyonsk Medical Academy (Poland), National Pharmaceutical University (Kharkiv) and 50 students of Ternopil State Medical University, who speak English fluently, participated.

Students Recreation

Recreation of the students is carried out by the professional specialists of the treatment-consultation centre. Our students can have recreation on the base of “Chervona Kalyna” (Red Guelder-rose), where all the conditions for recreation and rest are provided during the whole year. Our students also have the possibility to rest at the sanatoria. There are 11 sport sections at the University, and sport clubs at the students’ hostels, so the students have the possibility to go in for sport, according to their interests.

Foreign Students Faculty

Ternopil State Medical University (TSMU) is a coeducational, public institution of higher education founded in 1957. Since 1998, TSMU has been rated among the top three medical universities of Ukraine.

Ternopil State Medical University is a leading provider of high quality educational medical programs for international students. TSMU works in a casual, friendly environment filled with people who work extremely hard to make sure every program is unforgettable. TSMU firmly believes in what it does and takes great pride in enriching the lives of thousands of young people through it unique LEAP!

Ternopil State Medical University ranks 3rd in Ukraine among the medical universities and has been awarded the IV (Highest) accreditation level by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.

More than 800 international students from 48 different countries are studying in Ternopil State Medical University.

Ternopil State Medical University is listed in the FAIMER(International Medical Education) directory under ECFMG and the WHO(World Health Organization) directory of Medical Universities/Schools. TSMU’s degree is recognized by WHO, US Education Department, General Medical Council of England, EU Countries.

The system of education in Ternopil State Medical University is according to European Credit Test System (ECTS).

The following faculties function in Ternopil State Medical University: Medicine (6 Years – MD or MBBS), Dentistry (5 years), Pharmacy (5 Years), and Nursing (2-4 Years). Postgraduate programs are also offered in different fields. The medium of instructions are English, French, Russian and Ukrainian. TSMU is the only outstanding university in Ukraine where all faculties are taught in English.

The institutes are departments of Ternopil State Medical University are located in 12 educational buildings and 17 clinics and hospitals in Ternopil. The educational process is provided with the following academic staff:

3 corresponding members of Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine 80 Professors (PhD, D. Sc.) 278 Associate Professors (PhD) 116 Assistant Professors (PhD)

Ternopil State Medical University collaborates with a number of foreign institutions. According to the signed agreements we have exchange academic and research programs for the students and university staff with different universities in countries like USA, Austria, Poland, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Slovak Republic and Russia.

Ternopil State Medical University is the first university in Ukraine to develop the American Nursing Program. Today we have American Nursing School and International Nursing School where our students are studying according to the American Nursing School curriculum. TSMU collaborates with the University of South Carolina Upstate (USA) to exchange academic programs for the students of Nursing Faculty. Our Nursing School offers two degrees:

Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) – two year program Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) – four year program (or two years for those who already have nursing degree)

After graduation students are eligible to take the National Council License Examination (NCLEX) and Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS) for registered nurses to start working and living in USA. After obtaining associate degree, students can transfer to USA for bachelor degree.

Ternopil State Medical University’s Nursing School also offers an additional NCLEX course to prepare graduates for their NCLEX exam.


External links

  • Official website
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