Lviv National Medical University

Lviv National Medical University

About Lviv National Medical University

The terrain of Lviv Oblast is highly varied. The southern part is occupied by the low Beskyd.

It's the area of one of the earliest industrial petroleum and gas extraction. These deposits are all but depleted by now.

The climate of Lviv Oblast is moderately cool and humid. The average January temperatures range from −7 °C (19 °F) in the Carpathians to −3 °C (27 °F) in the Dniester and San River valleys while in July the average temperatures are from 14–15 °C (57–59 °F) in the Carpathians to 16–17 °C (61–63 °F) in Roztocze and 19 °C (66 °F) in the lower part of the Dniester valley.

In Lviv, the average annual temperature is 8.8 °C | 47.8 °F. The rainfall here is around 852 mm | 33.5 inch per year.

January and February are the coldest months with temperature at around -5°c.

May and June receive most rainfall with precipitation count of 146.72mm.

The population of the Lviv region is about 2,522,000 (6% of the total population of Ukraine, the 5th most populated region).

The area of the Lviv region is 21,831 sq. km. (3.62% of the total area of Ukraine, the 17th region by area).

Numerous architectural and historical monuments, as well as museums and theaters are interesting for excursions and tourism in the Lviv region.

The most famous balneological resorts are Truskavets, Morshyn, Shklo, Nemyriv, Skhidnytsya.

Best places to visit can be - Old Town, St George’s Cathedral, Market Square, City Hall, Chapel of the Boim Family, Pharmacy Museum, Armenian Cathedral, Armenian Street, Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet, Lychakiv Cemetery.

Lviv Oblast is an administrative region located in the west of Ukraine, one of the three regions of the historical and cultural region of Galicia. This is one of the leading regions of the country in economic, tourist, cultural, and scientific terms. In the west, the Lviv region is bordered by Poland.

Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University (LNMU) is one of the oldest and biggest medical educational institutions in Ukraine. It is one of the leading medical universities of the IV level of accreditation. LNMU begins from the Medical Faculty of Lviv University, which was opened on November 16, 1784, according to the privilege of the Austrian emperor Josef II. In 2009 University celebrated its 225 anniversary.

LNMU provides admission for foreign citizens to the undergraduate education at Faculty of General Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry and Faculty of Pharmacy, also provides admission for Preparatory Course and Postgraduate Training.

At 78 University departments, at the Institute of Clinical Pathology, in the Central Research Laboratory (CRL) and Laboratory of industrial toxicology are working 1211 scientists: 134 Doctor of Sciences and more than 620 PhD degree holders, including 113 full professors, 369 associate professors, 50 senior tutors, 662 assistant professors, 17 researchers. Among them there are 23 Members, 7 Corresponding Members of Academy of Sciences, 12 Honored Workers of Science and Technology, 7 Honored Workers of Education, 19 Honored Doctors, 1 Honored Worker of Physical Culture and Sport, 8 Laureates of the State Prize of Ukraine in Science and Technology.

Training of specialists in LNMU is provided at 6 Faculties: Medical Faculty #1 and #2, Faculty of Dentistry, Faculty of Pharmacy (regular and correspondence education), Faculty of Postgraduate training, Faculty of Foreign Students – according to educational-qualificational level: specialist, master, and also in University Medical College according to educational-qualificational level – junior specialist.

The annual university amount of students is more than 19100 persons, which includes 5426 undergraduate students (including more than 1000 foreign students), 62 students of Preparatory Course, more than 1500 internship doctors, 50 students of Master's program, 70 students of PhD program, 70 Postgraduate doctors (Clinichna Ordynatura), around 11000 students of Faculty of Postgraduate training, 312 students of Medical College. Students of all Faculties study according to the credit-module system.

University departments and laboratories participate in 12 scientific programs of Ukrainian Ministry of Health and international organizations. More that 50 research projects are carried out together with Ukrainian and foreign partners.

Today Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University combines 6 faculties, medical college, 78 departments (including 48 clinical departments), 14 academic buildings, 41 affiliated hospitals, University dental medical centre for more than 2000 attendances during shift, teaching drugstore, botanical garden, CRL and Laboratory of industrial toxicology, Institute of clinical pathology, research centre for investigation of anticancer drugs, scientific library, 8 student hostels, sanatorium, student cafes and canteens, sports and health recovery camp "Medyk".

There are 40 amateur groups, clubs, workshops in University. Among them three amateur groups have the high degree of National. These National amateur groups are: folk dance ensemble "Horytsvit" (Adonis), folk choir "Muses of Hippocrates", folk ensemble "Medicus". There are 23 sport-public and recreation and sports clubs in the University.

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