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V.N. Karazin National Medical University – National States Government University
Founded in 1804, V.N. Karazin National Medical University is one of the major 212 years oldest universities in Eastern Europe. Again the university got revived in 1934, but the school of medicine was closed. It is Ukraine’s top third ranked 401-410. Eastern Europe and Central Asia top 100. Afterward, in 1993, the school of medicine got opened for the students. It is recognized to play a key role in the development of Kharkiv (Kharkov) into a million+ city and to contribute a lot to the development of the Ukrainian education and science. Three nobel prize winners [ llya mechnikov (medicine), lev landau (Physics), simon Kuznets (Economic science) ]. It has about 150,000 graduated students. Over history karazin university has greatly contributed to developing Ukrainian education and science and Kharkiv.
At present, this school of medicine has become one of the leading medical institutes in Ukraine and one of the highest scientific centers across Ukraine. Now, the school of medicine runs under the expert guidance of 11 departments and their HODs and students from various countries like Bulgaria, China, France, India, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Vietnam and USA come to study the numerous medical subjects.
The university is one of the initiators of Magna Charta Universitatum (Bologna, 1988), the member of the international association member of the European nuclear education network, the co-founder of the Eurasian Universities Association as well as Association of Russian and Ukrainian Higher-Education Institutions-Partners.
The V.N. Karazin National Medical University is compared to main building, the northern building, the central scientific building and the students’ campus. The university also runs three research institutes, a botanical garden and university history museum, the museam of natural history and the museam of archaeology and ethnography.
It is the only university in Ukraine that has trained and employed three Nobel Prize winners. Elie Mechnikov was awarded the Nobel Prize for medicine in 1908 and during his time at V.N. Karazin National Medical University, he finished his 4-year degree in just two years. Lev Landau was awarded the Nobel prize in Physics in 1962 and lectured at the university among 1932 and 1937. The final nobel prize winner who studied at the university was simon Kuznets, who was awarded the nobel prize in economic sciences.
In 2004, the university marked the 200th anniversary of its foundation with large-scale celebrations, even minting a commemorative coin!
Ukraine is a country in Eastern Europe. Ukraine borders Russia to the east and northeast, Belarus to the northwest, Poland, Slovakiaand Hungary to the west, Romania and Moldova to the southwest, and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively. The territory of Ukraine has been inhabited for at least 44,000 years, with the country being a candidate site for the domestication of the horse and for the origins of the Indo-European language family.