VN Karazin Kharkiv National University

V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University or Vasyl Karazin Kharkiv National University is one of the oldest universities(with a history of more than 200 years) in Eastern Europe. This university was founded in November 1804 by the efforts of a prominent educator -V.N. Karazin .

The emergence of this university gave a powerful impact in making Kharkiv as a major scientific and cultural center and an academic hub of Ukraine. The duration of medical course at the V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University is six years and leads to MD (Doctor of Medicine) or MBBS. In the undergraduate program, the students are taught different subjects from fundamental subjects to special medical subjects.

In V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, the students are provided with the education with a vision to provide care for people and making a difference in the community. We believe in having a bright future in the field of healthcare and medicine.

Students are required to sign a contract before admission. The students study in group of seven to twelve students. The second year students attend their clinical studies where they can gain experience in nursing the patients practically. Clinical subjects are taught beginning from the third year of study. Students opt to study any topic of interest improve their knowledge in various departments. For graduation, students are supposed to pass all the exams successfully.

English is the main language of teaching in V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University which makes it easier for the students from across the world. The curriculum of the medical faculty of V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University has been approved by the Ministry of education and Ministry of Public health of Ukraine. The degree from V. N. Kharkiv National University is accepted in most of the countries in the world.


There are 10 Medical Faculty Departments:

  • Department of surgical diseases
  • Department of general practice-family medicine
  • Department of obstetrics and gynecology
  • Department of internal medicine
  • Department of general and clinical pathology
  • Department of pediatrics
  • Department of general and clinical immunology and allergology
  • Department of Topographical Anatomy and operative surgery
  • Department of psychiatry, Narcology, Nervous System disease, and medical Psychology

The faculty of V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University has contacts with the scientists and professors of medical faculties of the universities of other countries like U.S., Germany, Austria, Turkey, Spain, Britain and others. Faculty members do research by grants of the International Science Foundation, NATO and others.


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