Mission, vision, values and strategic objectives of Kharkiv National Medical University Print

Mission of the University:

To create educational and scientific values in the field of health care, to promote health development in accordance with the needs and trends of modern society, socio-economic situation, as well as to ensure that students receive high educational services to acquire relevant competencies in order to ensure their competitiveness in the local and international labor market.

Vision of the University:

Modern educational and scientific university of international level, which is one of the leaders in training professional and scientific personnel for health care in accordance with the needs of the local and international labor market.

Values of the University:

Person / personality

A person, his honor and dignity is one of the most important social values and the University builds its activities based on it. KhNMU cares about a person, creates an environment of respect for everyone's personality, human dignity, strives to create conditions for the development and implementation of professionalism, competence, creativity, responsibility of everyone


KhNMU supports a humanistic position, recognizing the value of a person, observing and cultivating humanity, contributing to the development of a person and society, promoting respect and support, recognizing and protecting human rights and freedoms, creating the atmosphere of goodwill and cooperation between University leaders, teachers, students, practitioners and citizens in their activities.


The activities of KhNMU are based on the professionalism of employees at all levels, the formation of the professional team of specialists of various of spesializations and levels to implement the mission of the University and its strategic objectives, training qualified personnel for the national and finternational labor market, and strive for continuous professional improvement. KhNMU supports professionalism and innovation and creates conditions for their development.


In all spheres of activity, KhNMU respects, supports and cultivates observance of the norms of public ethics and morality. The training of future specialists and the professional activity of the University staff is based on the principles of medical and corporate ethics.

Service to society

Public health is one of the greatest values for individuals and society. By training specialists for the health sector, KhNMU cultivates and supports the aspiration and practice of serving people, society, making all efforts to develop it, the formation of a healthy state, the growth of public health, the interaction of social success, cultivating social responsibility and the desire to help people.


In its activity KhNMU strives to ensure and constantly improve the quality of all components of educational activities, the quality of the University functioning. The University has formed and is developing a culture of quality, both at the level of teachers and students. KhNMU recognizes quality as one of the indisputable values of professional activity.


KhNMU is one of the leaders in the training of qualified personnel for health care in our country and abroad, and strives for continuous improvement and development in education, science and practice, supporting innovation and creativity. The University creates conditions for the development of leadership qualities, initiative and responsibility, supports the rational desire for change among students and employees.


KhNMU recognizes integrity as a necessary condition for the success of the University, the implementation of educational and scientific activities, training of qualified personnel for the health care system, the development of medical science, professional and personal development of employees and students. Accordingly, KhNMU promotes academic integrity at all levels and in all spheres of the University and professional life and does not allow its violation.

Equality and diversity

KhNMU accepts diversity on various features(race, nationality, religion, language, gender, culture and traditions, living standards, psychosocial characteristics, etc.) and creates equal conditions for all, ensures inclusion, respects the freedom of everyone, understanding it limits, supports connection and cooperation to help people and develop society.

Respect for traditions

KhNMU has a significant and successful history of its development as an educational institution and the center of formation of Kharkiv scientific medical school, which has made a significant contribution to the development of national and internationalmedical science. In our activities and aspirations, we draw on the history and traditions of our University and the world's medical science and education, remembering that "we stand on the shoulders of giants." Striving for innovation, we respect the experience and achievements of predecessors.

Strategic tasks of KhNMU development for the period up to 2025:

• ensuring economic independence and sustainable indicators of economic efficiency of the University, based on the diversification of economic activities, the providing paid educational services and the development of scientific research;

• development and improvement of the University management system in order to increase its efficiency in the implementation of the mission, vision and objectives of the University, as well as increasing adaptability and competitiveness in conditions of uncertainty;

• development of an active public position and participation in the elaboration and implementation of programs and measures to improve the life of society, in particular in the field of health care, promoting the health of the population at the local, regional and national levels;

• ensuring the growth of scientific potential and recognition of KhNMU at the national, European and world levels;

• continuous growth of the quality of the educational process and increase of the rating positions of KhNMU as a leading Universityin the training of professionals for the health care system and related social spheres both in our country and abroad;

• development of personnel, material, medical, information-technological and technical base;

• expansion of the spheres and directions of strategic partnership, work with the professional community for sustainable development, active interaction on the basis of partnership with the European and world educational institutions;

• formation and development on the basis of the University, educational-scientific-industrial (medical) cluster.