Download Brochure

About University

Donetsk National Medical University < > is the best and the largest medical university in Eastern Europe. Donetsk National Medical University < > was established in 1930 as M. Gorky Donetsk Medical Institute. After the second world war, Institute was renames to Stalino Medical Institute. In 1967 the institute was again renames to M.Gorky Donetsk State medical Institute. In 1994 DNMU was given the status of University and in 2008 DNMU has got the status of National Medical University and it was renamed to M.Gorky Donetsk National Medical University. In 2015 according to the order of Ministry of Health of decommunization, University name was changed to DONETSK NATIONAL MEDICAL UNIVERSITY. DNMU is considered to be one of the best medical school in Ukraine and all over Europe. The University is known as DNMU and it's the abbreviated name of Donetsk National Medical University.


  • Duration: 6 years
  • Degree Awarded: MBBS/MD
  • Language of Instruction: English, Russian, Ukrainian.
  • Dean : Jojua A.G. Associate Professor

History of the Faculty of General Medicine 1-:

The history of the faculty starts from June 12, 1930. The People's Commissars of USSR adopted a decree on the formation of the Donetsk Medical Institute. In July 1930 a competition was announced to fill the posts of heads of departments and faculty.One of the first institute to work came from the city of Odessa, Professor Nikolai Dovgyallo, who became dean at that time of the only faculty of general medicine (1930-1934 ). November 28, 1930 hosted the first lecture delivered in a solemn ceremony by Professor Nikolai Dovgyallo.
A great achievement of the faculty of general medicine of Donetsk medical institute was the first degree award ceremony for physicians which held in February 1936. Faculty has awarded the degree to 161 students. Those all students completed the medicine from Donetsk medical Institute. By the same year in 1936 the second batch of Doctors has been awarded with the degree. At that time under faculty of general medicine were working 33 departments, employing 23 professors, 34 associate professors and 24 assistants.
In the Second world war when Germany attacked the Soviet Union and violated a peaceful life.Summer examination session at Donetsk medical institute was interrupted by the war. More than three hundred graduates after the date of the last state examination came to the military enlistment office with a request to send them to the war front. oluntarily went to the war to fight for their country.Among them were doctors, professors and some popular names like V.M. Bogoslavskaya, R.V. Bogoslavskaya, G.P. Kondratenko, and many others. Many professors and graduates worked as leading medical experts in World War II at hospitals: P. Rajewski, A.B. Sigalov, J.D. Dmitruk, J.M. Landau, B.S. Agte, Z.I. Stukalo, E.K. Mogilev, B.A. kuznetsov, F.M. Osipov and many other doctors and Professors.
Professor I.D. Jonah became a major specialist of infectious diseases during the war for the Soviet Army (killed in May 1945).
Many students, doctors and professors of Donetsk medical institute proved themselves the fearless patriots who find themselves behind enemy lines. Head of the Department of Inorganic Chemistry, R.N. Holovaty commanded the partisan detachment in the Donetsk region, Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry J. M. Fomichev acted as part of a guerrilla group in the Dnipropetrovsk region, third year student A. Vassiliev has helped 243 prisoners escape from a concentration camp in Donetsk. D.M. Fomichev and A. Vasiliev had been shooted by the Germans. While in captivity, military doctor Alexander Vorobyov provided medical aid to the wounded and sick, organized shoots. Two weeks after the liberation of the city, September 8, 1943, the Donetsk medical Institute has started registration of students who interrupted their studies in 1941 due to war and in December 1943 Donetsk medical institute recruited 200 students for new session and their classes has been started.
In the 1945-1946 academic year, at the departments of Donetsk medical institute were working 126 teachers, among them 14 professors, 22 associate professors and candidates of medical sciences. In 1992 the faculty of general medicine of Donetsk state medical university was divided into first and second medical faculty.


Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) has a very good hostel system with fully furnished rooms, quite study environment and surrounded with recreation center. The Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) 9 hostels with the total area of 44512 sq.m for accommodation of 4356 students.

Why choose DNMU?

Donetsk National Medical University ranks as Ukraine`s number one medical university which every year produce great doctors and future scientists. Donetsk National Medical University welcomes thousands of students from over 190 countries who between them speak over 140 languages. Donetsk National Medical University offers a huge range of graduate and post graduate courses as well as excellent resources and support facilities. We have over 10000 students. We are located in the heart of Donetsk. A major international, business, cultural and communication centre and one of the most beautiful and historical cities of the world.

Fill Your Details

Leave your details and we will contact You