Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy


Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) is one of the oldest and higher education institute of medicine, is located in the one of the most beautiful city in Ukraine called Dnipropetrovsk and it’s one of the most reputed medical institution with 4th level of accreditation of Ukraine.

Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) was established in the beginning of 19th century (15 September 1916) as Ekaterynoslavsky Higher Courses Institute for Girls. After four years in 1920 Ekaterynoslavsky Higher Courses Institute gained the status of state academy. In 1922 Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) created a scientific which was consist of theoretical, surgical , trauma and pediatrics section and later on it organized and edited two scientific journal: Ekaterynoslavsky Medical Journal and New Surgical Archive.

In 1994 by the order of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine the Ekaterynoslavsky Higher Courses Institute (State Academy) officially became Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA).

Academy Today

Today it is one of the leading universities of medical education in Ukraine from a single continuous professional training at three levels: pre-university, graduate and postgraduate.

In the structure of the academy - 6 faculties (three medical, dental, department of foreign students and faculty of postgraduate education), which has about 4700 students and doctors for post graduation.

At the Academy 59 departments work. Among staff at the academy there are 646 teachers, among them 98 doctors of Medical Sciences and 359 candidates of Medical Sciences. In total, the Academy employs over 1100 employees.

Among the teachers: 1 - Academician of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, 1 corresponding member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 2, Corresponding Member of Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, 4 employees were awarded prizes of the President of Ukraine, 5 distinguished workers in higher education and public education, 9 Honored Scientists of Science and Technology, 9 State Prize winners of Ukraine and Russia, 5 Honored doctors of Ukraine, 24 full members and corresponding members of many national and foreign academies, members of international scientific societies and associations.

The academy has 42 clinical departments which are located in 28 hospitals and having over 15 thousand beds. On clinical bases Academy organized 29 specialized centers.

The academy (DSMA) occupies an area of 85 hectares. Academy has 8 academic buildings with total area of 52000 square meters, which are located 608 classrooms, offices and laboratories. 7 dormitories area is 46000 sq. 2849 students and resident doctors under training.

The academy (DSMA) has a sports complex, vivarium, a sanatorium, sports camp, academic library, Techno center and two museums.


  • Faculty of General Medicine
  • Faculty of Pediatrics
  • Faculty of Management of Public Health
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Nursing
  • Faculty of Postgraduate Education (only ukranian citizens)
  • Faculty of Preparatory for Foreign Citizens

56 departments at the Academy:

  • Human Anatomy
  • Histology
  • Pathological Anatomy and Forensic Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Therapy faculty and Endocrinology
  • Hospital care and the № 1 professional pathology
  • Hospital Therapy № 2
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery № 2
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Traumatology and Orthopedics
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Physical rehabilitation, sports medicine and Valeology
  • Physiology
  • Pathological Physiology
  • General Hygiene
  • Hygiene and Ecology
  • Anesthesiology and intensive care
  • Urology, Operative surgery and Topographic anatomy
  • Neurology and Ophthalmology
  • Skin and venereal diseases
  • General Psychiatry and Medical Psychology
  • Faculty Pediatrics and Medical Genetics
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Physiatry
  • Humanities
  • Language training
  • Medical and Biological Physics and Informatics
  • Medical biology, pharmacognosy, medical botany
  • Biochemistry, medical and pharmaceutical chemistry
  • Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacoeconomics
  • General and clinical pharmacy
  • Childhood diseases with a course of Nursing
  • Hospital Pediatrics № 1
  • Hospital Pediatrics and Neonatology № 2
  • Microbiology, virology, immunology and epidemiology
  • Oncology and Medical Radiology
  • Otorynolyaringology
  • Disaster medicine and military medicine
  • Therapeutic dentistry and dental internal
  • Surgical Dentistry
  • Prosthodontics
  • Children's dentistry
  • Social medicine, organization and management of health
  • Gastroenterologists and therapy
  • Anesthesiology, intensive care medicine and emergency conditions
  • Nervous Diseases and Neurosurgery
  • Psychiatry
  • Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology
  • Therapy and Family Medicine
  • Surgery, Traumatology and Orthopedics
  • Pediatrics and Clinical Laboratory
  • Dentistry
  • Medical and Social Expertise
  • Family Medicine


Dnipropetrovsk medical academy of Health Ministry of Ukraine provides guaranteed accommodation placement services to all foreign students who receive an academic offer. There are several accommodation options for the students and it is important to consider whether you prefer an independent lifestyle or enjoy living in a student community.

The academy provides accommodation for students in the hostels. In total DMA has 7 comfortable hostels located in different regions of the city, which are connected by advanced transport structure (bus, tramway and trolley-bus). The hostels have total area of 45422 sq. m. and can accommodate 2768 students. Foreign students live in the hostels No 1, 5 and 7.

The hostel buildings are of a modern block type and consist of the rooms for 2-3 students with all the necessary conveniences. All rooms are well-organized and furnished with a bed, a desk and a chair, provided with cold and hot running water, central heating, Internet access and suitable lighting for both study and relaxation. The territory of the hostels is protected and patrolled by officers of guard service. In the hostel each room is attached to the kitchen suitable for students to cook food on their own taste. Students will need to supply their kitchen utensils.

Meals and provisions may be bought from various shops and supermarkets around. There are also several students’ canteens and cafes on the territory of the academy.

Living in a hostel you’ll combine the convenience of living near academic buildings, the access to programs and services which help you develop academically, the opportunity to build lasting friendship relations, and comfortable, affordable living.

Off-campus accommodation can be obtained in the nearby apartments. Available apartments and houses are furnished and vary in size, number of conveniences and cost.