Donetsk National Medical University, Mariupol, Ukraine

Mariupol, Ukraine

  • 1930

  • 2000+

    International Students
  • 1

    No. of Programs
  • NO

  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation


History, Affiliations & Rankings

Founded in 1930 as M. Gorky Donetsk Medical Institute, Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) was renamed in 2015. As per the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education of Ukraine, the institute constantly ranked first among the medical universities of Ukraine from 2001 to 2018. At present, DNMU is considered one of the oldest and largest medical universities in the former USSR and Europe. The educational institute is recognised by top competent bodies such as IMED, NMC, WHO, MCC and ECFMG amongst others. 

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

Donetsk National Medical University has four campuses with various departments including Medicine, Pediatrics, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing and Premedical. The campuses of DNMU are Mariupol Campus, Kirovohrad Campus, Chernihiv Campus and Kramatorsk Campus. The varsity provides a range of academic and non-academic facilities that comprise 52 academic buildings, 57 computer classes and libraries, 4 health centres for preventive care and 16 hostels with reading halls and sports rooms. With 7 stadiums, sports and health service complexes, Donetsk National Medical University is one of the top MBBS universities in Ukraine

Accomplishments & Alumni

The teaching staff at DNMU is well-experienced and highly qualified. The varsity ranks as the number one medical university of Ukraine which produces great doctors and future scientists every year. In total, more than 15,000 students are currently studying at Donetsk National Medical University. Over 52,000 national and international students have already graduated from the institute and are now working as scientists, highly qualified doctors, health service organizers and researchers. After graduating from DNMU, students have the liberty to pursue successful careers anywhere across the world.

Student Diversity & Employment Opportunities

Donetsk National Medical University supports student diversity and welcomes 2000 international students from over 190 countries every year. It was the first medical university in Eastern Europe and Ukraine to start the faculties of Dentistry, Medicine and Pharmacy in the English language for international students in 1991. Students are trained in English, Ukrainian and Russian Languages at every campus of Donetsk National Medical University. Donetsk National Medical University has well-established links with professional bodies, employers and research organizations that provide the necessary exposure to students.

Study MBBS at Donetsk National Medical University

Students applying for admission in MBBS at Donetsk National Medical University can pursue the 6-year-long programme through English medium and Russian medium. The course is recognised by WHO and NMC. Check out the highlights of studying MBBS at Donetsk National Medical University below:

Type of University 


Year of Establishment 


Course Name



6 Years (including 1-year-long internship)

Accredited By


Minimum Requirement for Admission

NEET, 50% in Class 12th with PCB 

Medium of Instruction 

English, French, Russian, Ukrainian

Tuition Fee* 

English Medium: USD 4,200 yearly (INR 3,05,243)

Russian Medium: USD 3,800 yearly (INR 2,76,172)

Intake for MBBS Course


Seats for International Students 


Size of Campus (in acres)


Hostel + Food Expenses*

New Hostel: USD 1,000 yearly (INR 72,676)

Old Hostel: USD 500 yearly (INR 36,338)

Faculty/Student Ratio


University Rankings

Country- 98; World- 7629

*Note - Currency exchange rates change continually, which means the values given in INR in the table may change as per today's exchange rate.

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      6 Year

      Tuition Fee

      USD 4,800

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Donetsk National Medical University

Ukraine, Mariupol

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