Among the oldest higher education institutes of Ukraine, Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy is the one. It is having the highest, that is 4th level of accreditation in Ukraine.
The Dnipropetrovsk State Medical University was founded on 15th September, 1916. The university was founded mainly to provide higher education to women specially. This academy gained the status of State Academy in the year 1920 and it was named as ‘Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy’ on 20th April, 1994.
646 teachers, 98 doctors of medical sciences, 359 candidates of medical sciences, 1 academician of medical sciences and 2 corresponding members of national academy of medical sciences, all of these comprises of the academic staff of the university. Over all 1100 employees are employed by the Academy.