Founded in 1992 and located in the capital and most modernized city of Ukraine, Kyiv Medical University (KMU) is the first private university among the former Soviet Union countries. The university has the highest level of accreditation by the Ukrainian Ministry of Education. The university has so far trained over 10,000 health personnel mainly general practitioners, dentists, and pharmacists.
As of August 2014, close to about 1000 foreign students study at KMU from different parts of the world. Kyiv Medical University (KMU) has joint research and partnership relations with many Scientific Institutions of the former USSR and all over the world.
The Kyiv medical university of UAFM is recognized as a higher medical education institute by the World Health Organization (WHO) and is listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools, The IMED (The International Medical Education Directory) and The Avicenna Database thus making the qualification offered by the university recognized all over the world.