Introducing Zhytomyr medical institute of Zhytomyr regional council

      General Information about the Educational Institution
       Zhytomyr Medical Institute of Zhytomyr Regional Council trains qualified specialists in the field of healthcare in accordance with educational standards.
       The Institute originates from Volyn Paramedic School, which began functioning as an educational institution in 1875. Since 2008, for the first time in Ukraine, the Institute has introduced graduate nursing education and started training specialists of a new formation – Master of Nursing. For over 147 years of gradual development and sustainable growth of Zhytomyr Medical Institute, about 100,000 highly qualified medical workers have been trained for the healthcare service.
       The structure of institute includes Separate Structural Unit Professional College that trains specialists of professional junior bachelor's degree of specialties and educational programmes:
       • 223 Nursing
      Medical Care
      • 221 Dentistry
      Dental Assistant
       Dental Technician
      Today, Zhytomyr Medical Institute at the undergraduate level trains specialists of multiple specialties and educational programmes:
       Bachelor Degree
       • 223 Nursing
      Emergency medicine;
      • 227 Therapy and Rehabilitation
      • 224 Technologies of Medical Diagnostics and Treatment
       Master Degree
       • 223 Nursing
       • 229 Public Health
       Educational programs:
       Professional Junior Bachelor's Degree
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Specialty Educational Program Duration of studyingPossible profession
Nursing Medical Care 3/4 years Medical assistant
Nursing 3/4 years Nurse
Dentistry Dentistry 3/4 years Dental assistant
Dental Technician 2/3 years Dental technician
       Bachelor Degree
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Specialty Educational Program Duration of studyingPossible profession
Nursing Nursing 4 years Nurse
Emergency Medicine 3 years Paramedics
Midwifery 4 years Midwifery
Therapy and Rehabilitation Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy 4 years Physiotherapist assistant, occupational therapist assistant
Technologies of Medical Diagnosis and Treatment Technologies of Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 4 years Laboratory assistant
       Master Degree
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Specialty Educational Program Duration of studyingPossible profession
Nursing Nursing 2 years Manager, director, researcher and educators in the nursing field
Public Health Public Health 2 years Manager, director, researcher and educators in the Health Care field
       Teaching Staff
       Departments of Zhytomyr Medical Institute provide training of future specialists according to the advanced educational bachelor and master programmes developed by the latest educational standards. According to the results of scientific and research work, numerous articles, collections of research papers and methodological instructive materials are issued annually. Scientists of the institute are regular participants of scientific forums at the international, state, and regional levels.
       The educational process in Zhytomyr Medical Institute is carried out by 134 educators, including PhDs and Doctors of Sciences, teachers of a higher qualification category and Methodists: Doctor of Sciences – 8, PhD – 36, Professors – 7, Associative professors – 19. Among such number of educators, we have 10 mobility participants, who provide exchange of experience with international partners.
      Today Zhytomyr Medical Institute provides educational services to 1105 education seekers. Students at the institute are multiple winners of annual competitions of professional skills, olympiads, scientific research competitions. They are regular participants of regional, all-Ukrainian and international scientific conferences, congresses, forums. Also, students of Institute are participants of art competitions, laureates of the All-Ukrainian art contests, multiple prize-winners of regional and all-Ukrainian sports games and international competitions.
       The Student Self-Government Council of the Institute actively promotes the development of the student community. In particular, with the initiative and support of the student self-government council, the volunteer movement of active higher education seekers greatly intensified. Students at the Institute take an active part in regional and city charity events and are members of charity foundations/movements.
       International cooperation
       The Institute maintains close international cooperation with foreign partners, as well as carries out exchanges experience in training specialists, conducts joint scientific research with scientists from EU countries. Educators of the Institute undergo internships in educational institutions and professional associations of corresponding countries. Moreover, top researchers of Zhytomyr Medical Institute are members of scientific councils and editorial boards of journals of European universities. Students and scientists of the institute participate in the Erasmus+ international programmes.
       Ukrainian-Swiss project “Medical Education Development”
      In 2018 Zhytomyr Medical Institute became a participant of the Ukrainian-Swiss project "Medical Education Development" from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). Within the scope of the project, an Educational Training Center (ETC) was created. As part of the project, representatives of the administration, academic and teaching staff of the institution took part in multiple activities aimed at developing various aspects of the educational process. In 2023, the institute became a participant of the second phase of the project, which will be implemented until mid-2027.
      UNICEF. In Touch Ukraine
       The Zhytomyr Medical Institute of the Zhytomyr Regional Council has signed a memorandum of cooperation with the In Touch Ukraine Foundation within the framework of the cross-sectoral project "Comprehensive Emergency Response in Zhytomyr Oblast to Meet the Needs of Children, Parents and Guardians Affected by the Armed Conflict in Ukraine" as an implementing partner of the UN Children's Fund UNICEF of UNICEF Ukraine in the Zhytomyr region. The cooperation resulted in the establishment of Resource and Training Center on the basis of the Institute.
       USAID Health Reform Support Project
       In 2023, the Institute won a grant to implement the Project for the Development of Digital Competencies of Healthcare Workers and Students of Medical and Pharmaceutical Education, implemented under the USAID Health Reform Support Project (project implementation period 2023-2024).
       Institute concluded a number of cooperation agreements, because of which teachers and students of the institute have an opportunity to do internships abroad, in particular at University of Rzeszów (Poland), Kalisz University named after President Stanislav Wojciechovskі, International Academy of Applied Sciences in Lomza, Jan Grodek State University in Sanok, etc. The productive cooperation with the HCP Foundation in Poznan (Poland) was continued.
       Contact information: Ukraine, Zhytomyr, 10002, Velyka Berdychivska St., 46/15.
      Phone number: +38 (0412) 43-08-91
       Contact person:
       Anna Melnyk, the Head of International Relations and Education Office, phone number: +380933068966 (Telegram, Viber), email: [email protected]

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Адреса:Україна, м. Житомир, 10002,
вул. Велика Бердичівська, 46/15.
Телефон: +38 (0412) 43-08-91
Факс:+38 (0412) 43-08-91
Інше:+38 (0412) 46-19-81
E-mail: [email protected]