International cooperation


International Relations Department



13 Тarasa Shevchenka Boulevard, Kyiv, 01601, Ukraine

The Rector’s office of Bogomolets National Medical University, International Relations Department, 1st floor, rooms 103 and 104

 tel.: +38(044)235-21-31




Working hours:

Mon-Thu 9:00-18:00

Fri 9:00-16:45

Lunch break 13:00-14:00


Administrative staff:


Rimma Skrypnyk – Vice-Rector for Research, Education, International Relations and European Integration, MD, Professor

Ivanna Sakhanda – Head of the International Relations Department, Candidate of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Associate Professor


Staff and main activities of the department:

Name Position Room Main activities

Etmezekh Nataliia

inspector, specialist of II category 103 Legalization (ECFMG, requests from the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education and Science, Embassies and other Foreign Missions)

Kateryna Honcharenko

senior specialist 103 English Speaking Form of Training (ESFT)

Iryna Holub

senior specialist International exchange programs, Grants, Erasmus+, English Speaking Form of Training (ESFT), translation of documents

Svitlana Lekhnitska

senior specialist International exchange programs, Grants, Erasmus+, preparation and translation of documents

Nataliia Tykhonchuk

senior specialist International exchange programs, Grants, Erasmus+, work with documents


Responsibilities of the International Relations Department:

  • Promotion of international cooperation between NMU and foreign educational, scientific and health institutions, reporting in this field;
  • Initiation of active cooperation with other foreign medical universities within the international grant exchange programs;
  • Monitoring and search for new grants and educational programs on academic mobility, involvement of students and academic staff in international educational and scientific projects;
  • Providing students and academic staff with information on planned international events; assisting with organizational and documentation issues;
  • Signing of new international cooperation agreements and memorandums, keeping records and control over their implementation;
  • Arranging meetings for international delegations, writing scripts and programs of their visits to educational and clinical bases;
  • Business correspondence and negotiation with foreign partners regarding mutual collaboration and planned visits;
  • Paperwork, translation and registration of incoming and outgoing documents sent abroad;
  • Collaboration with Embassies and other Foreign Missions on educational and scientific matters and development of international partnership between countries in these fields;
  • Issuance of travel orders abroad, in order to represent the University in scientific and educational activities; forming annual reports on the number of business trips completed;
  • Preparation of necessary documentation and response to requests from the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, Embassies and other Foreign Missions in Ukraine in order to confirm the authenticity (legalization) of educational documents;
  • Arranging the English-Speaking Form of Training (ESFT) aimed at improving the teaching in English to foreign students. Preparation of monthly reports and keeping a record of certificates of English language proficiency by the ESFT teachers;
  • Coordination and promotion of courses on improving English language proficiency by ESFT teachers at the Foreign Language Department of NMU and outside the University.