Formerly known as the Lviv State Medical Institute, is one of the oldest and biggest medical universities 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.
Lviv University is ranked 7246 in the world by Webometric’s world University ranking and ranked at 4681 in the world out of 11,000 universities by 4icu world university ranking
Lviv National Medical University is a Member of International and European Associations of Universities, and also is a member of almost 70 other international organizations, academies & federations. Lviv National Medical University is included in the Directory of the World Health Organization (WHO) and into the Directory of Universities of Central European countries.
In terms of University activities, LNMU has the leading positions in ratings of higher educational institutions and higher medical educational institutions of Ukraine (Scopus 2010 – the 2nd place among medical universities and academies of Ukraine).
Since 1961 LNMU has trained over 2.5 thousand foreign students as doctors and pharmacists and is working successfully as doctors and pharmacists in many countries of the world. Education is provided in Ukrainian, Russian and since 1997 the teaching of foreign students in English was launched and is rapidly developing. Now 70% of University foreign students study in the English Medium Program.
LNMU provides admission for foreign citizens to undergraduate education at the Faculty of General Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry and Faculty of Pharmacy, also provides admission for Preparatory Course and Postgraduate Training. The annual university amount of students is more than 19100 persons, which includes 5426 undergraduate students (including more than 1000 foreign students).