Lugansk State Medical University

Lugansk state medical university was founded in 1956 according to the USSR Council of Ministers Directive dated May 6, 1956. then it was called Voroshilovgrad state medical university. The first acting rector was the head doc tor of the regional hospital, the Honored doctor of Ukraine I. D. Vashenko. His successor became E. G. Palchevsky. He headed the university from February 25, 1957 till May 25, 1960, Doctor of Medicine. Under his supervision the lecturers and the students of the university conducted the first scientific research, the Academic council and the Students’ scientific society were also created. F. M. Povelitsa, Candidate of science, associate professor, was the rector in 1960-1963. LSMU is a public medical school . Lsmu is one the best University in Ukraine. He paid great attention to the development of clinical base of the university. During the period of 1963–1966 the university was headed by D.G. Kortchikov, Candidate of science, associate professor. He finished the creation of scientific and clinical foundations of the university. In the years 1967 – 1975the rector of the university was I. I. Tchaikovska, Candidate of science, professor. Specialized academic council was created due to her efforts; the administrative building and two students’ hostels were also built at that time.

Training and educational work was advanced. Coal extractive industry workers’ health protection had become one of the university leading scientific problem tasks. A.M. Fadeev, Candidate of science, associate professor, headed the university from 1975 till 1984.

A new studying building, a hostel and a gym were built. Two new faculties (postgraduate and pediatric) started working. In 1983 the first foreign citizens came to study to the university. Immunology had become a new actual scientific problem task: a profile chair and some laboratories were created. In 1984 - 2003 the university was headed by V.G. Koveshnicov, M.D., professor. During the years of his direction he re-organized the administrative teaching body, students’ hostels, university’s dental clinic, the library, the gym and the stadium. LSMU is a public medical school . Lsmu is one the best University in Ukraine.

The faculties of dentistry, pharmacy and nursing were opened. The university has gained the recognition abroad. In 2003 the rector of the university became V.K. Ivchenko, M.D., professor. He prepared the university for teaching in English. He has been developing such directions as educational activity of the university, students’.

Lugansk state medical university prepares specialists in 172 medical specialities. Good facilities, high qualification level of the teaching staff, scientific and methodical provision led Luganks State Medical University to one of the leading places in the country.

400 teachers, among them 63 doctors of sciences, 273 candidates of sciences, including five Honored Science and Technique Workers of Ukraine, one Honored Worker of public education of Ukraine, two Honored doctors of Ukraine, two Laureates of State prize of Ukraine carry out pedagogical, scientific, medical and educational work at 48 departments.

State establishment Lugansk state medical university has very good facilities. There are five building for theoretical classes and a wide net of clinical bases of medical institutions of Lugansk, which are equipped at the level corresponding to world standards. Today State establishment Lugansk state medical university is a complex of buildings designed for practical classes, lectures, laboratory studies, library, research work and auxiliary services, covering. The total area owned by the State establishment Lugansk state medical university is 70466 sq.m: within it the area of study and laboratory premises is 33598 sq. mts. The teaching area per one student is 15 sq.m. Other clinical bases used by the State establishment Lugansk state medical university are administered by the Government healthcare department.

Organization of the medical process and methods of teaching at State establishment

Lugansk State Medical University are built according to modern demands and world experience. The State establishment Lugansk state medical university has introduced the conception of continuous medical education that in all parameters corresponds to all world standards, giving an opportunity to get qualification of different professional levels from Bachelor to Doctor of medicine.

The State establishment Lugansk state medical university activities cover a wide range of subjects, all aimed at shaping a global University policy. Thus, educational policy, quality assurance, University management, legislation and international contacts all fall within the scope of the University's competence. State establishment Lugansk state medical university constantly keeps in touch with its graduates: Many of them have become highly qualified doctors, known scientists, health service managers and political figures in their mother countries.

The Lugansk state medical University's long experience in training of foreign specialists, highly qualified teaching staff and modern facilities - all guarantee high level of theoretical and practical training to the students of the University.

Main levels of education are Undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate courses. Training at State establishment Lugansk state medical university is carried out in the Ukrainian, Russian and English languages.

Why Lugansk?

The LSMU degree will lead to medical licensure and practice in the US, Canada. India, Pakistan, South Africe, UK, Italy, Germany, Greece and many other countries. The following listing of the organizations Lugansk State Medical University is Recognized by:

  • The Ministry of Education in Ukraine
  • The World Health Organization
  • The General Medical Council of Great Britain
  • Pakistan Medical and Dental Council
  • Egyptian Medical Council
  • Saudi Medical Board
  • UAE Medical and Dental Licensing Board
  • South African Medical and Dental Council
  • German Medical Council
  • The Medical Council of France
  • Iran Medical Commission
  • Zambian Medical Council
  • Italian Medical Council
  • Greek Medical and Dental Board
  • Medical Council Of India
  • Medical Council of Mauritius
  • Bangladesh Medical & Dental Council
  • Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria
  • Medical & Dental Council Ghana
  • Recognized by all the European Union Nations respective Medical Councils

LSMU Medical Graduates are Eligible to apply to sit for:

  • Ukrainian Medical Residencies in any of the EU-approved specialties
  • ECFMG examinations (including the USMLE examinations) and for ECFMG certification
  • The Canadian licensing exams
  • AMC licensing and state registration exams
  • MCNZ licensing and state registration exams
  • UK PLAB registration exams
  • Ireland registration exams
  • MCI Screening Test