Ivano Frankivsk National Medical University
Ivano Frankivsk National Medical University is a top medical university listed in the WHO Directory of Medical Schools and in the US FAIMER International Medical Education Directory (IMED). Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University is one of the oldest and leading Medical University from last 68 years and former USSR. High level of qualification allows graduates of the University to work successfully in many countries of the world. The University was founded in 1945. In April 2009 about 796 foreign students were enrolled from 24 countries
All the educational programs of the University are regulated and approved by the Ministry of Education & Science of Ukraine and the Ministry of Health of Ukraine. Degrees and diplomas issued to International students by the Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University are legalized by the Ministry of heath of Ukraine and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine
There are Thirteen faculties and a preparatory department. The Ivano Frankivsk National Medical University trains specialists along the following education / qualification levels: Under graduate, Junior specialists, specialists. Masters for the following specialties.
Educational and Qualification levels
- General Medicine (Doctor of Medicine degree) 6 years course
- Dentistry (Doctor of Dentistry degree) - 5 year course
- Pediatrics (Doctor of Medicine degree) - 6 year course
- Pharmacy (Bachelor of Pharmacy degree) 5 year course
- Nursing (RN) - 3 / 4 year course
- Prosthodontics (MDS / Clinical Residency) - 2 year course
- Specialist (MD, MDD)
- Master of Medicine (Pharmacy)
Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University is listed in the following Directories
- Clinical Residentura
- Master and PhD courses
- Specialization and Post-DiplomaTraining for Doctors
- World Health Organization (WHO): Directory of World Medical Colleges
- International Medical Education Directory (IMED): IMED acaccreditation is recognized by Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) and Medical Council of Canada (MCC) for eligibility of graduates to obtain certification & Licensure
- Ukrainian State Centre of International Education (USCIE): Directory of Recognized Educational Institutes in Ukraine
Students of Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University are eligible to apply for certification and licensure in over 150 countries in the world including: US, UK, Canada, Australia, India, Singapore, New Zealand, Germany, France, Italy, Russia, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Poland, UAE, Saudi Arabia and etc.
Students and graduates of Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University are eligible to participate in the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) & receive ECFMG certification. ECFMG certification requires all graduates to have passed USMLE Step 1 & 2 (both sections), submit a final transcript and provide a copy of the graduate's diploma for verification. Once ECFMG certification is granted; graduates are eligible for Postgraduate Medical education (Residency Training) in the United States of America. Prospective & current students of Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University wishing to practice in the USA are encouraged to educate themselves on the licensure policies in respective states. Information can be obtained by going to the Federation of State Medical Boards of United States (FSMB) website and from related sources India: Students from India are eligible to sit for the National Board of Examination (NBE) and to register with the Medical Council of India (MCI); after obtaining an â€œEligibility Certificateâ€ from the MCI prior to sitting for the Competency test conducted by the NBE and complying with any other guide-lines of the certification authority.
Similarly, students /graduates of Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University are eligible to sit for the licensure & certification examinations of many other countries such as Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UAE, Singapore etc. All students & graduates should educate themselves on the licensure policies in their respective home countries and countries where they propose to practise and prepare accordingly - in terms of: Education, documents, attestation immigration, subject competency exam, language competency examination and residency and work permit laws.