Lviv Medical University (LNMU)

Lviv Medical University (LNMU)


Lviv Medical University (NMU) is a much-admired university in Ukraine for being the oldest educational institution and research foundation, established in the year 1984. Earlier, known as Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University named after Danylo Halytsky (King of Ruthenia).

LNMU holds a legacy of a long history and encompasses with it a rich and glorious tradition of the past alumnus. Students also prefer it for the fact that it holds a well-organized curriculum for students who are earnestly looking for structured education.

International student’s year-after-year is persistently preferring the university, and the proportion seems to increase exponentially. It has been a fantastic experience, among students who have been studying in the university that the surrounding areas and the campus bring about the extreme serenity and is entirely void of any distractions or disturbances.

LNMU provides the best medical education for students as compared with its contemporary the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, in New Delhi, India.


The university is accredited with the IV level of accreditation and has ranked first among domestic medical universities and 16th place among all higher educational institutions in and around Ukraine.

The university is the member with 70 international bodies and with few elite bodies such as the World Health Organization (WHO), Directory of Universities of Central European countries.

Courses offered at the university

The students get the option to choose the following programs:

  • Bachelor
  • Pre-Bachelor
  • Specialist Course
  • Master’s program
  • Doctorate Degrees

The university has the following undergraduate courses

Medicine: Studying Medicine with a duration of 6 years, and after the completion of this course, the degree awarded to the students would be Doctor of Medicine (MD or MBBS). The curriculum would cover the detailed study of :

Internal and surgical diseases, Obstetrics, Gynaecology, clinical pharmacology, immunology, anesthesiology and other infectious diseases.

Dentistry: Faculty of Dentistry with a duration of 5 years. The degree awarded to the student is Bachelor of Dentistry (BDS)

Pharmacy: Faculty of Pharmacy with a duration of 5 years. The degree awarded to the student is Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm)

The postgraduate courses would be for 2-3 years; the curriculum would include 1-year of an internship. It provides Obstetrics and gynaecology, clinical oncology, Anesthesiology and Intensive Care with emergency medicine. It also includes Radiology, Neurology, Forensic Medicine, Orthopaedics and pathological anatomy, paediatrics.


LNMU is one of the finest and structured universities in Ukraine. It is preferred by international student’s year-after-year, as the university offers complete undergraduate courses.

The university has excellent quality of education which is the result of highly dedicated and faculty and their contributions to the research, development and academic curriculum.

The university brings with it the cutting edge infrastructure, with well-equipped with high-end technology lecture halls and laboratories.

The Medical Council of India (MCI) has approved the curriculum offered at the university for students applying from India. As per one Reuters, “The University has been ranked among the top-ranked universities in Ukraine and makes the students face tough competition during the admission process”.

Though the competition is quite tough getting through the process of admission into the university, the eligibility criteria and score at the higher secondary examination with Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects is 50%.

The cost of the medical degree in the university is far less as compared to the costing of other universities in Ukraine.