Ifnmu at a glance


Ivano Frankivsk National Medical University (IFNMU) is situated in Ivano city in North-West of Ukraine and it is a leading higher education establishment of the region of a classical type with a higher accreditation level. The University history started in 1945.

Ivano Frankivsk National Medical University (IFNMU)

Established        :                         1945

Abbreviated Name         :              IFNMU

Address               :                       Galyska str. 2, 76018 Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine

Subordination   :                           Ministry of Public Health of Ukraine

Accreditation level          :              IVth level. (Highest in Ukraine) Conferred by State Accreditation Committee of Ukraine, as per Record no. 10 of April 24, 1994

Hospital Beds    :                          Over 2600+

Associated Hospitals      :              12 Hospitals and Clinics

Teaching Staff   :                          443 (77 PhDs, 264 Candidate for PhD and 19 Academicians)

International Students  :               5000 in April 2011 from over 40 countries

Students Trained             :           17,000+ since inception.

Listed In              :                      World Directory of Medical Schools, authored by the World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva

International Medical Education Directory (IMED)

One of the few Medical Universities in Ukraine to be conferred the Honor of being designated as a “National Medical University” by the Government of Ukraine.

International Activities0

IFNMU is a member of International Association of Universities, European Association of Universities, World Health Organization and other international organizations.

About 5000 foreign students of almost 40 countries, including the USA, Western Europe, Australia, all regions of Africa and Asia, are studying in IFNMU.

Library and informative system

The university has highly technology library:

                about 3 million exemplars on paper medium

                powerful electron library

IFNMU Library is a recipient of a prize (II degree diploma) of All-Ukrainian contest “Library of the Year 2009” .

Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University is listed in the following Directories:

                World Health Organization (WHO): Directory of World Medical Colleges

                International Medical Education Directory (IMED): IMED accreditation 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.

USA: 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 “Eligibility Certificate” 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.