Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) was founded on September 15, 1916 on the basis of Ekaterynoslavsky higher female courses Institute. Institute acquired the status of State Academy in 1920 and it was confirmed again to Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) in Ukraine in1994 by th order of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine № 224 dated 20 April 1994.
Foundation and the establishment of the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) was led by eminent scientists with world-known names, such as VP Karpov, Oleg S.Abrazhanov, O.Drzhevetsky, L. Gromashevsky, L.S. Halperin, M.F. Rudnev, G.F. Tsomakion, N.S. Kakhiani, M.S.
Stanishevskaya, M.O. Kabanov, O.I. Talyantsev, I. Troitsky, S.M. Kompaneets, M.V. Donici,
AV Padlewski etc. 646 techaers works at the departments of Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA), among them are 98 Doctors of Medical Sciences, 359 Candidates of medical Sciences,1 Academician of Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine,1 Corresponding member of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine,2 Corresponding members of Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine,4 employees were awarded the Prizes of the President of Ukraine, 5 distinguishd workers of higher educational and public education of Ukraine, 9 honoures workers of Science and technology, 9 State Proze winners of Ukraine nd Russia, 5 honoures Doctors of Ukraine, 24 full members and corresponding members of many national and foreign universities,members of international Scientific societies and Associations..In total theAcademy employs over 1100 employees.
Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) is having the highest (the 4th) level of accrediation among all universities of Ukraine. In 1922 the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) organized and edited two scientific medical journal: "Ekaterynoslavsky Medical Journal" and "New Surgical Archive". When the Academy created a single scientific society that was theoretical, surgical, therapeutic, orthopedic, trauma and pediatric sections.
Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy is the only in all over Ukraine, providing training to students in all seven faculties and preparatory department for foreign citizens.
Throughout its history the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) has trained about 49 000 doctors,dentists,pharmacists and nurses-bachelors.
Since 1996, the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) is headed by Academician of Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Professor G.V. Dzyak.
At present 4500 students are studying in Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) among them are than 700 students from 36 countries are getting training in different specialities,among them mostly students are from Jordan,Syria,India,Pakistan,Nigeria, Sudan,Palestine, China, Morocco,Lebanon,Kenya,Ghana and others.
Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) conducts training of foreign nationals since 1990. In 1995 the Academy graduated the first batch of foreign physicians. For 10 years, Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) trained more than 1000 foreign specialists from 30 countries of the world.
Scientific activities of the Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) are provided with modern technical and methodological bases. The priorities are:
Development of new diagnostic technology development and progression of hypertension;
Perinatal HIV infection: assessment of the effectiveness and optimization of modern pharmacological means of prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and deter the spread of HIV / AIDS;
Development of new treatments and prevention of bladder cancer and prostate cancer;
Modern methods of diagnosis and treatment of cerebrovascular disease;
Development of domestic technologies treatment of orthopedic diseases and injuries of musculoskeletal system.
Academy scientists actively participate in international congresses and symposia. Over the last 5 years, Academy defended the 15 doctoral and
167 master's theses. Performance of graduates of Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) was 100%. Academy received 265
patents, Published 6507 articles, 516 of them were internationally published. The Academy produces 3 academic scientific journals - "Medical
Perspectives", "Urology" and "Dermatovenereology, cosmetology, sexual pathology".
The Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) occupies an area of 85 hectares. Academy has 8 academic buildings with total area of 52000 square meters, in which 608 classrooms, offices and laboratories are located.
Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) has 7 hostels for students with area of 46000 sq.m. 2849 students can stay at the Academy's hostels. The Academy has a sports complex(which includes gaming, fencing, fitness room, table tennis hall, wrestling, swimming pool,
shooting gallery, a sports stadium with tennis courts), vivarium, a sanatorium, country sports camp for 250 people, academic library with electronic devices, Technocenter and two museums.42 Clinical departments of Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) are located in the 28 hospitals of the city of Dnipropetrovsk and the number of beds which clinical departments use is 15000.
Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) provides high quality education to students who are looking for quality education at affrodable course fees. Dnipropterovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) has good team of long term experienced teachers in providing quality education to the students 19 professors and 58 associate professors works at the Faculty of Postgraduate education in Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA).
The Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy (DSMA) long experience in training of foreign specialists, highly qualified teaching staff and modern facilities - all guarantee high level of theoretical and practical training to the students of the University.
Management of Public Health
Preparatory faculty for foreign citizens
1.Departments of fundamental medicicine
Biophysics,Information Science and Medical Equipment
Medical Biology,Parasitology and Genetics
Biological Inorganic,Physical colloidal and Biological Organic Chemistry
Histology,Cytology and Embryology
Microbiology,Virology and Immunology
Pharmacology and Drug Prescription
2.Departments of therapeutic type
General Practice and Radiation Therapy
Radiation Diagnostics and Radiation Therapy
Phthisiology and Pulmonology
Psychiatry,Narcologyand Medical Psycology
Dermatology and Venereology
Hospital Therapy and Clinical Pharmacology
Internal Diseases,Remedial Gymnastics and Sports Medicine
Propedeutics of Internal Diseases
Extreme and Military Medicine
3.Departments of surgical type
Urology and Andrology
Operative Surgery and Topographical Anatomy
Traumatology and Orthopaedics
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
4. Departments of pediatric type
Propedeutics of Childhood Disease
Childhood Infectious Disease
5. Departments of the dentistry type
Operative Dentistry and Maxillofacial Surgery
6. Departments of prophylactic type
General Hygiene and Ecology
Internal and Occupational Diseases
The academic year is divided into two semesters.
The first semester begins from 1st September and finishes in first week of January.
The second semester begins from 1st February and finishes in the mid of June.