Training of foreign students is one of the top priorities of the state policy for many countries, including Ukraine, transferring its cultural and national values through educational services for foreign citizens.
HSEE of Ukraine “Ukrainian Medical Stomatological Academy” is one of the most active medical HEIs in this context. During the time of its existence the Academy has acquired lots of positive experience in internationalization of higher medical education, particularly in the organization of the educational process for the proper training of medical professionals for other countries.
Since 2002 the Faculty council and cycle methodical committee for foreign students training has been operating in the Academy. Its main functions are the development of the methodical foundations of foreign students training and its quality control in the departments. Starting from 2004, the training in specialties “Medicine” and “Dentistry” has been carried out in English.
The Administration of the Academy selects the most experienced educators from a number of professors who efficiently use the material and technical tools and apply innovative learning technologies to provide quality education to international students.
The main focus of the Faculty is to train highly skilled, globally competitive medical professionals who possess basic and vocational training aimed at achieving high end results in the sphere of public health in their countries, who are brought up in the spirit of the best achievements and advances of science and culture.
The employees of the Dean`s office and the supervisors of the academic groups carry out various events, aiming to make international students comply with moral standards of behavior in their new social and cultural environment and create friendly relations between different ethnic groups, promote healthy lifestyle.
Foreign students actively take part in amateur performances, sports life and scientific work of the Academy.
Many times students of the Faculty of Foreign Students Training won prizes at student conferences with presentations in English and Russian.
During its existence the Faculty trained highly experienced medical professionals for more than 50 countries.
Foreigners are trained in following specialties:
• Dentistry (221) (5-year course)
• Medicine (222) (6-year course)
• Nursing (Nursing Care) (223) (2-year course)
• Dentistry (Prosthetic Dentistry) (221) (2-year course)
LIST OF DOCUMENTS FOR ADMISSION OF FOREIGN CITIZENS AND STATELESS PERSONS
For the admission to the higher educational institution foreign citizens must personally submit a written Application Form to the relevant Division/Admission Board.
Along the Application Form foreign citizens must submit the following documents:
1. Document about previous educational qualification (original document and a copy), on the basis of which foreign citizens apply to the educational institution;
2. Supplement / official Transcript to the document about previous educational qualification (original document and a copy) (if any).
3. Academic Transcript, signed by foreign/Ukrainian educational institution (in case the student transfers from another educational institution or resumes studies starting from the 2nd year);
4. Document, containing the curriculum of the previous higher educational level, credits earned by the student, the entry date and degree date of educational period and academic record (in case the student applies for Master`s degree or other kind of postgraduate education).
5. Passport or other identification document for individuals without citizenship (copy);
6. Medical Insurance, if other is not stipulated by the Ukrainian legislation;
7. 4 photographs, size 30x40mm;
8. Copy of the Certificate of Foreign Ukrainian;
9. Research proposition in the relevant academic field of study, list of scientific publications and inventions in Ukrainian or English, verified at the place of present employment/education of the applicant (in case a foreign citizen applies to pursue postgraduate education).
To apply for doctoral studies, the applicant must additionally provide the following documents (in Ukrainian of English):
– thematic plan of the thesis;
– copy of the diploma certifying the relevant scientific degree.
TERMS OF ADMISSION
– Twice a year, before and in the beginning of academic semester (before November, 1, before March,1) for training in undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate programs (Junior Bachelor, Bachelor, Master).
– During the year for post-graduate study, doctoral program, clinical residency and internship, pre-university courses and academic mobility (student exchange).
Website : http://www.umsa.edu.ua