Crimea State medical University

CRIMEA STATE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY began in 1918 as the medical faculty of Tavriyan university. The university named after S. I. Georgievsky has the IV (highest) level of accreditation and has been a center of medical education and medical science in the Crimea, providing academic and vocational training, as well as research and medical & consultative activity in several medical specializations and Pharmacy. It is a mordern medical university with world class facilities and a model of continuous medical education.

The university trains about 5,000 medical students and more than 630 teachers including 17 honoured scientists work in the various faculties. More than 3,600 specialists from 86 states of Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America, Middle East have graduated from the university since 1951.

CSMU is constantly a leader in the rating among the higher medical schools of Ukraine according to the results of the state licensed exams “KROK-M”, “KROK-1”, “KROK-2”, “KROK-3”, being a proof of high level training of the alumni of the University.

The University is particularly proud of its highly qualified academic staff which totals 850 persons, including 99 doctors of science, professors, 356 candidates of science (Ph-holders), assistant professors.

40 professors of the University are academicians and Corresponding Members of native and foreign academies of science, 14 - Laureates of State Prize, 60 - have honorary titles. About 4,700 students study at the Crimean State Medical University named after S. I. Georgievsky including 1,700 foreign citizens from 34 countries of the world. English Language teaching is provided for both under-graduation and post-graduation.

The Crimea State Medical University is located in the South of Ukraine on the Crimean peninsula. With its mild and sunny climate, varied and picturesque landscape, and ancient history the Crimea is a truly unique and wonderful place of the world.

Currently students from 45 countries are studying at our University. We aim to offer our students an excellent education experience working closely with our university partners to ensure the quality of our education is of a very high standard.

CSMU has been recognized as the leading higher medical school of Ukraine over the last 5 years according to the state licensed examination STEP-1, STEP-2 and ?STEP-3? Our excellence in teaching and study was singled out by the International Educational Society (London) which certified the CSMU in 2006 and conferred the University AA category standing for ?top institution that is internationally known and recognized?. Graduating from the Crimea State Medical University, every foreign student receives a personal international IES certificate in addition to the diploma of graduate and that will facilitate employment opportunities for our students in any country. CSMU graduates work successfully in 100 countries of the world promoting this way the University?s reputation and image worldwide.


Under-Graduation classes start from September each year. Students should enter Ukraine not later than Oct 1st.

The academic year lasts usually till June and then the students have a vacation. The academic year is divided into two semesters (terms): the autumn one (September to January) and the spring one (February to May). There is winter vacation (1-2 weeks) and summer vacation (about 2 months) between the terms.

The discipline at CSMU is quite strict with obligatory attendance of most practical classes and lectures, which is under the constant control of the Dean’s office. (inspectors, the Dean, and Dean’s assistants).

Post-Graduate students are enrolled to the clinical ordinature every first day of the month (except July and August) during the academic year. Post-Graduate admission is dependent on the availability of seats for the particular specialization.


The under-graduate degree program prepares the students for comprehensiveclinical knowledge –diagnostics and treatment of patients. Practical skills training is of particular significance. Beginning from the third year and till graduation from the University at practical classes and during summer practical training, students work with patients, master and use modern methods of diagnostics and treatment.

An important form o the University, with a set of tests to meet the requirements of licensing examinations KROK-1 and KROK-2 in medicine.

The indices of the academic progress of the faculty graduates have averaged 70% during the last years.The dean’s office maintains close contact with graduates, most of them raise their skills at the University faculty of post-graduate education.


Post-Graduate study for foreign citizens is fixed according to the application and the country requirements. Term of training at the clinical ordinature on therapeutic specialties is 2 years, for surgical ones – 3 years and for particular specialty like neurosurgery and others – 4-5 years. In May 2006 an international certification of CSMU carried out by the International Education Society (IES), London. CSMU has become the first medical school in Ukraine to pass such an international certification.

In 2006, the first 47 graduates of CSMU from Gemany, India, Malaysia, Mauritius, Maldives, Pakistan, Palestine, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon received International Certificates of IES. Taking into account the growing requirements to standardization of education in the world and longstanding experience of CSMU in training of foreign students, this international certification will contribute to the rise in international rating of University graduates.


1.Obstetrics and Gynecology 2.Allergology 3.Anesthesiology 4.Gastroenterology 5.Hematology 6.Dermatovenereology; 7.Children surgery 8.Endocrinology 9.Imunology 10.Cardiology 11.Clinical immunology 12.Clinical laboratory diagnostics 13.Emergency medicine 14.Neurology 15.Neurosurgery; 16.Nephrology 17.Oncology 18.Oncosurgery; 19.Orthodontology 20.Prosthetic dentistry; 21.Orthopedy and traumatology 22.Otolaryngology 23.Ophthalmology 24.Pathological Anatomy 25.Pediatrics 26.Pulmanology 27.Radiology; 29.Dentistry 30.Therapeutic dentistry 31.Therapy 32.Urology 33.Physical therapy; 34.Dental surgery 35.Surgery Post-Graduate aspirants are requested to confirm the availability of a particular specialization in English medium, if they are seeking admission for English medium.