ABOUT UNIVERSITY :
Dnepropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) – Center of Education, Science and Culture of highly industrial region of Ukraine,Dnieper. The city of Dnepropetrovsk is is the main Industrial city of Ukraine.Above than 40% industry of Ukraine is loacted in Dnipropetrovsk. It is known as the business city of Ukraine.The city is highly developed and well established in all aspects of life. Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) is one of the oldest higher educational institution of Ukraine having 4th (the highest) level of accrediation in Ukraine.
Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) was founded on September 15, 1916 on the basis of Ekaterynoslavsky higher female courses Institute. Institute acquired the status of State Academy in 1920 and it was confirmed again to Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) in Ukraine in 1994 by th order of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine № 224 dated 20 April 1994.
Foundation and the establishment of the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) was led by eminent scientists with world-known names, such as VP Karpov, Oleg S.Abrazhanov, O. Drzhevetsky, L. Gromashevsky, L.S. Halperin, M.F. Rudnev, G.F. Tsomakion, N.S. Kakhiani, M.S. Stanishevskaya, M.O. Kabanov, O.I. Talyantsev, I. Troitsky, S.M. Kompaneets, M.V. Donici, AV Padlewski etc.
646 techaers works at the departments of Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA), among them are 98 Doctors of Medical Sciences, 359 Candidates of medical Sciences,1 Academician of Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine,1 Corresponding member of National
Academy of Sciences of Ukraine,2 Corresponding members of Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine,4 employees were awarded the Prizes of the President of Ukraine, 5 distinguishd workers of higher educational and public education of Ukraine, 9 honoures workers of Science and Technology, 9 State Proze winners of Ukraine nd Russia, 5 honoures Doctors of Ukraine, 24 full members and corresponding members of many National and foreign universities,members of international Scientific societies and Associations..In total the Academy employs over 1100 employees.
Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) is having the highest (the 4th) level of accrediation among all universities of Ukraine. In 1922 the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) organized and edited two scientific medical journal: “Ekaterynoslavsky Medical Journal” and “New Surgical Archive”. When the Academy created a single scientific society that was theoretical, surgical, therapeutic, orthopedic, trauma and pediatric sections.
Dnipropetrovsk State Medical University is the only in all over Ukraine, providing training to students in all seven faculties and preparatory department for foreign citizens.
The faculties are following:
- General Medicine
- Management of Public Health
- Postgraduate Education
- Preparatory faculty for foreign citizens
The Academy trains specialists in all faculties in English, Russian and Ukrainian languages.
Throughout its history the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) has trained about 49 000 doctors, dentists, pharmacists and nurses-bachelors.
Since 1996, the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) is headed by Academician of Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Professor G.V. Dzyak.
At present 4500 students are studying in Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA), among them are 700 students from 36 countries are getting training in different specialities, among them mostly students are from Jordan, Syria, India, Pakistan, Nigeria, Sudan, Palestine, China, Morocco, Lebanon, Kenya, Ghana and others.
Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) conducts training of foreign nationals since 1990. In 1995 the Academy graduated the first batch of foreign physicians. For 10 years, Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) trained more than 1000 foreign specialists from 30 countries of the world.
Scientific activities of the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) are provided with modern technical and methodological bases. The priorities are:
- development of new diagnostic technology development and progression of hypertension;
- perinatal HIV infection: assessment of the effectiveness and optimization of modern pharmacological means of prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and deter the spread of HIV / AIDS;
- development of new treatments and prevention of bladder cancer and prostate cancer;
- modern methods of diagnosis and treatment of cerebrovascular disease;
- development of domestic technologies treatment of orthopedic diseases and injuries of musculoskeletal system.
Academy scientists actively participate in international congresses and symposia. Over the last 5 years, Academy defended the 15 doctoral and 167 master’s theses. Performance of graduates of Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) was 100%. Academy received 265 patients, Published 6507 articles, 516 of them were internationally published. The Academy produces 3 academic scientific journals – “Medical Perspectives”, “Urology” and “Dermatovenereology, cosmetology, sexual pathology”.
The Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) occupies an area of 85 hectares. Academy has 8 academic buildings with total area of 52000 square meters, in which 608 classrooms, offices and laboratories are located.
Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) has 7 hostels for students with area of 46000 sq.m. 2849 students can stay at the Academy’s hostels. The Academy has a sports complex(which includes gaming, fencing, fitness room, table tennis hall, wrestling, swimming pool, shooting gallery, a sports stadium with tennis courts), vivarium, a sanatorium, country sports camp for 250 people, academic library with electronic devices, Technocenter and two museums.
42 Clinical departments of Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) are located in the 28 hospitals of the city of Dnipropetrovsk and the number of beds which clinical departments use is 15000.
Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) provides high quality education to students who are looking for quality education at affordable course fees. Dnipropterovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) has good team of long term experienced teachers in providing quality education to the students.
19 professors and 58 associate professors works at the Faculty of Postgraduate education in Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA). Faculty Conducts postgraduate training in three areas:
- primary specialty medical interns – internship;
- training or retraining of medical specialists;
- clinical residencies.
The Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) 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.
Nowadays SE “DMA” is one of the prominent higher educational institutions of Ukraine with unique integrated continuous training of specialists at three levels: premedical, undergraduate and postgraduate studies.
|Lyceum of SE “DMA”Preparatory department (for foreign students)Preparatory courses
Special classes of schools in Dnipropetrovsk, Kryvyi Rih
|Undergraduate studies in 7 specialties:8.110101 General medicine8.110104 Pediatrics
8.110105 Medical preventive care
8.110106 Stomatology (dentistry)
7.110.206 Clinical pharmacy
|Internship in 29 specialtiesMaster degree courses in 29 specialtiesPostgraduate (PhD) courses in 37 specialties
Doctorate in 4 specialties
Clinical ordinatura in 32 specialties
Specialization in 26 fields
Academy has 7 faculties (first, second and third medical, stomatological, first and second international and postgraduate education faculties), where more than 4500 students and up to 1500 foreign citizens from 48 countries study.
697 teachers (among them 115 science doctors and 375 phylosophy doctors, 1 academician and 3 corresponding members of National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, 1 corresponding member of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine) help to master extremely difficult, responsible but infinitely grateful specialty at 7 faculties of medical academy (three faculties of general medicine, dentistry, two international and post-graduate studies faculties).
41 clinical departments were founded on the basis of 58 medical institutions. Generally, 29 specialized centers were created in clinical bases of the Academy.
Academy occupies 85 hectares area. It has 8 educational buildings with total area 52000 sq. meters, which includes 608 lecture rooms, classes and laboratories. Over 2849 students and doctors reside in 7 hostels with total area 46000 sq. meters. Academy has its own sports complex, sports camp, vivarium, scientific library, technological center and two museums.
Postgraduate training is carried out at the postgraduate education faculty by prominent scientists, high category doctors, that include 19 professors and 58 associate professors.
The post-graduate studies are carried out in three directions:
- primary specialization of doctors-interns – internship;
- advanced training and retraining;
- professional training of specialists – clinical ordinatura.
For adult people Academy offers “Golden Age University” (GAU) – socially oriented establishment that provides health care training for geriatric patients with special needs, social mobilization recommendations.
GAU activity is guided by the current legislation, Academy Statute. Geriatric patients’ training is free of charge on the basis of SE “DMA” corporate sponsorship and an adult people voluntary consent. Modest budget of GAU is supported due to the local authorities, scientists, specialists, social, charitable and public establishments.
GAU staff is hook up with the trade unions, medical institutions, high educational establishments of the city, social and public organizations, having hands-on experience of medical care for geriatric patients.
Student scientific society of SE “DMA” covers more than 60 students’ societies with 1300 members. Students’ societies constantly provide new forms of education in this study groups, such as computer system for scientific research management of the students activity. As the result, annually up to 500 student reports are held at the conferences. Students from all departments of Academy are able to become participants of the academic, national and international conferences, to carry out scientific research and take invention activities.
Due to the support of SE “DMA” Dnipropetrovsk Charitable Foundation was created in 1994. Foundation is focused on the talented youth development and its purposes and tasks are:
- increasing of an intellectual potential of medical sciences;
- improvement of scientific culture;
- carrying out new methodologies in the field of fundamental science and medical practice.
- management of the system focused on talented youth search and selection;
- searching, improvement and support of innovative ideas;
- implementation of students and young scientists innovations;
- providing all kinds of material, moral and scientific award for talented youth.
At students’ and academic staff disposal there are:
- preventive care clinic for 100 persons;
- sports complex with game room, fencing, fitness room, table tennis, wrestling, swimming pool, a shooting gallery, a sports stadium with tennis court, sports and recreation outskirts’ camp for 250 persons;
- complex of student canteens, cafes, buffets;
- national history museum of SE “DMA”;
- fundamental museum of anatomy, etc.
The recent news from Academy activity, information about the achievements of scientists and other breaking news students and teachers can find in the local academy newspaper “Pulse” that is a tool for communication between academic staff and students.
Scientific activity of Academy is provided with modern methodological and technical bases. Current scientific activity involves 61 research projects. Priority directions are following:
- development of new diagnostics technologies in order to prevent progression of arterial hypertension;
- prenatal HIV-infection: evaluation efficiency and optimization modern pharmacological means of prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and prophylaxis of HIV/AIDS;
- improvement of new methods of treatment and prevention the bladder and prostate cancer; modern methods of diagnostics and treatment of cerebrovascular pathology;
- creation of national technologies for treatment of orthopedic diseases and musculoskeletal system traumas.
Academy scientists are active participants of international congresses, symposiums. For last 5 years 15 doctors and 167 candidates’ degree dissertations were defended by our scientists. Effectiveness of postgraduate study is 100%. 265 patents were received for inventions. Generally, 6507 articles were published, among them 516 in foreign journals. Academy has 3 academic journals – “Medical perspectives”, “Urology”, “Dermatovenerology, cosmetology, sexual pathology”.
Scientific research is provided with:
- library with foreign literature department, electronic catalog, computer software, information on specialized medical periodical publications. General Fund of the library covers over 600 000 volumes, which is annually replenished. The library completely provides students with educational literature.
- patent administration department;
- department of information with numerous periodic and refereed scientific literature;
- standardization and metrology service;
- central scientific laboratory with modern equipment and well-qualified specialists;
- interdepartmental morphological, immunological and biochemical laboratories.
Since 1990 SE “DMA” carries out foreign students’ education. In 1995 the first 14 doctors – residents of other countries graduated from Academy. Generally, over 1000 foreign specialists from 45 countries of the world have been prepared in DMA.
Academy also offers advanced courses for foreign students from India, Japan, Denmark, France, USA, Holland, China, Spain, focused on the improvement of knowledge and skills at specified methods or areas in majoring specialty.
Financing of Academy consists of two sources: budget and non-budget. Non-budget sources of financing are the following:
- teaching of the foreign and national students in Academy according to contracts;
- educational, scientific & industrial complex;
- scientific research ordered by enterprises;
- voluntary contribution.
Significant expansion of economic activity forms allows Academy to strengthen the financial base and provide social and humanitarian programs.
PREPARATORY COURSE :
Preparatory course at Dnipropetrovsk medical academy has been teaching foreign citizens since 1990. The licensed (maximal) quantity of foreign students is 150 people per year. For the period of its existence there were more than 1000 graduates from 36 countries of the world: Jordan, Angola, Iran, Nepal, Israel, Palestine, Sudan, Lebanon, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, the USA, Canada, China, etc.
Foreign students’ training is carried out by highly skilled staff: 17 lecturers (among them 1 professor and 3 PhD). All preparatory course lecturers are engaged systematically and successfully in methodological and scientific work.
Modern material and technical basis, high level of teaching staff and high-grade conditions for mastering of the training program are important conditions of foreign students’ high-quality preparation.
All listeners of preparatory course are provided with scientific and methodical literature. Efficiency of educational process depends on the educational facilities, especially modern technologies.
Preparatory course listeners study in computer and language classes according to the original programs created by departments of Medical Biology, Medical and Biological Physics, Biochemistry, Language Training.
The language department has 2 computer classes equipped with 12 modern training programs including various tasks, exercises, theoretical and practical materials aiming to help to study and consolidate grammatical material of each language section.
The teaching staff takes into consideration culture and behavior differentiations of the listeners in the study process. While working with foreign students teaching staff of DMA considers the complexity and duration of adaptation process to Ukrainian way of life, understanding of the Ukrainian national traditions, Slavic culture and mentality as a whole.
For successful implementation of educational work with foreign students of different grade levels the systemic approach is used. The language study has a leading place in preparatory training. One of the most important aspects is studying medical terminology in different subjects. Highly skilled group of qualified language teachers has created manuals and methodological materials on terminology for preparatory course of DMA and other Dnipropetrovsk higher educational institutions.
An important role in the work of language department is given to educational work, both in training process and out-of-class work. Considering that the most important period of adaptation falls on the first year of life in Ukraine lecturers include 2 important components in their pedagogical activity: informative training and entertainment.
Teaching staff of language department helps students-foreigners not only within educational process, but also in everyday life. The New Year’s holidays, national and religious holidays, parties of Ukrainian and foreign students strengthen the international friendship in academy.
Undergraduate course in medical specialties (general medicine, pediatrics, medical and preventative care)
- Training is carried out in Russian/Ukrainian and English languages. All applicants provide a full package of documents for entrance in higher educational institutions. Applicants for training in Russian/Ukrainian languages have to give the certificate of preparatory course for foreign citizens. The sufficient level of language knowledge, successful interview in biology and signing the contract is required for acceptance as a student. Training in medical specialties is carried out at 56 departments of academy during 6 years.
Undergraduate course in stomatology
- Training is carried out in Russian/Ukrainian and English languages. Terms and conditions of acceptance are the same as for medical specialties. Term of training is 5 years.
Undergraduate course in pharmacy and clinical pharmacy (full-time)
- Training is carried out in Ukrainian/Russian languages. Terms and conditions of acceptance are the same as for medical specialties. Term of training is 5 years.
Undergraduate course in clinical pharmacy (part-time)
- Training is carried out in Russian/Ukrainian languages. Term of training is 5,5 years.
Academic staff works actively with new forms and methods of foreign students training. Within 13 years the scientific conference «Actual problems of foreign students training» is held in DMA where teachers-philologists of Dnipropetrovsk higher education institutions take part.
Training is carried out by skilled professors, associated professors and lecturers. Additional classes and lectures are given to students if necessary. The academy has a fund of educational literature according to the global standards for foreign students.
DMA students take active part in sports competitions on football, volleyball, table tennis, wrestling. The academy has a sport complex with swimming pool and all the facilities for team games. Lesson schedule give students enough time to visit canteens. The academy has comfortable hostels №1, 5, 6, 7 for students.
Foreign students have the opportunity to study “stomatology” in English since 2010. Among graduates of the 2nd International faculty 12 foreign citizens have finished postgraduate study and obtained PhD diploma.
Dnipropetrovsk medical academy supports activity of students’ communities, render assistance in organization of national and religious holidays.
For monitoring of students health there are regular free medical examinations in the city clinical hospital №18 where foreign students can use their health insurances. Consultation can be provided by leading specialists of the hospital.
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