Lugansk State Medical University is a high educational establishment of the fourth level of accreditation in the city of Lugansk (Ukraine).
It was founded on May 6, 1956. At the present the university is a powerful scientific educational and treatment complex including medical biologic lyceum, gymnasium, distant educational facilities and six faculties. More than 3000 students study at the university, citizens from more than 60 countries are among them. The faculties include 40 chairs, 22 clinical and 18 theoretical ones. One can get post-graduation education at the faculty of post-graduate education, where 4 chairs work.
Diploma training is based on modern methods and studying techniques introduction. 400 lecturers including 76 doctors of science, professors, 288 candidates of science and associate professors, 9 Honored Science and Technique Workers of Ukraine, one Honored Worker of Public Education of Ukraine, 5 laureates of The State Prize of Ukraine, 2 experts of the State Attestation Commission of the Ministry of Public Health of Ukraine work at the university. There are three studying buildings, “the Book Palace”, a chemistry-studio, a dental clinic, a gym, as well as some chairs and clinics in the city medical establishments. The university confidently possesses one of the leading places among the medical educational establishments of Ukraine: more than 87% of its lecturers have scientific degrees. The two leading university’s scientific problem tasks are the scientific elaboration and introduction of medical life support of casualties in androgenic catastrophes and medical aspects of ecology in Donbass industrial region conditions. The work over the former task has become the basis for theory and practice of medicine of catastrophes in Ukraine. This work was awarded the State Prize of Ukraine in the Field of Science and Technique in 2000. Scientific and pedagogical staff is systematically trained. 3 or 4 doctors and 23-25 candidates theses are defended annually in different specialities. . Two Specialized Scientific Councils for theses defences work successfully at the University. Our University has been publishing scientific journals and collections of articles, which are acknowledged by the НАС of Ukraine.