Donetsk National Medical University «DNMU» is state owned higher educational establishment of Ukraine. DNMU is the best and the largest medical university in Eastern Europe. Donetsk National Medical University «DNMU» was established in 1930 as M. Gorky Donetsk Medical Institute. After the Second World War, Institute was renamed to Stalino Medical Institute. In 1967, the institute was again renamed to M.Gorky Donetsk State Medical Institute. In 1994, DNMU was given the status of University and in 2008 DNMU has got the status of National Medical University and it was renamed to M.Gorky Donetsk National Medical University. In 2015 according to the order of Ministry of Health of Decommunization, University name was changed to DONETSK NATIONAL MEDICAL UNIVERSITY.
DNMU is considered to be the best medical school in Ukraine and all over Europe.
The University is known as DNMU and it’s the abbreviated name of Donetsk National Medical University.In connection with the Russian and Ukrainian Conflict on Donbass Region, the main campus of University was moved to Mariupol City (where was located two faculty of DNMU before). Due to conflict, the administration of University and staff of the University decided to relocate the campuses all over Ukraine.