Information about Vinnytsia
The Vinnytsia region was founded on February 27, 1932. It is located in the Central part of Ukraine and consists of 27 districts. The area is 26,500 km (4,5% of the territory of Ukraine). The population of the region is 1,815,000, including the urban population of 882,000. Vinnytsia is located in the forest-steppe zone of the Podolsk elevation. There are 230 rivers in the region, each of them being more than 10 km in length, with the two largest being the Southern Bug and the Dniester. The climate is moderately continental, with mild winters and warm summers. The Vinnytsia region has a powerful agro-industrial complex. In Vinnytsia and Vinnytsia region there are 5 higher education institutions, 453 medical institutions, 31 resorts, 20 museums, 2 theaters, many cinemas and cultural centers.
Vinnytsia is the administrative, economic, cultural regional center of Ukraine. The city is located on the banks of the Yuzhny Bug River 260 km southwest of the capital of Ukraine Kiev (3 hours by train, 14 hours from Moscow and 6 hours — from Odessa and from Lviv).
The city is connected by rail and air with Western Europe and other countries in the world. The average winter temperature is from -5 ℃ to -10 ℃, in summer it is usually from +22 ℃ to +27 ℃. Vinnytsia is known as the student city of Ukraine, it is proud of such well-known higher educational institutions as Vinnytsia National Medical University, Vinnytsia National Technical University, Vinnytsia State Pedagogical University, Vinnytsia Trade and Economic Institute of the Kiev National University of Commerce and Economics.
The university has 5 hostels, 4 dining rooms and 7 cafes. During studies at the university, each student is provided with accommodation in the student dorm room for an additional fee. The rooms are well-furnished, and the premises have kitchens, showers and bathrooms. The dormitory has a regime of access control and patrolling guards.
Medical assistance is provided to all international students on the basis of the health insurance policy. Both basic and advanced medical services are provided at the university student polyclinic. Additionally, free medical advice from professors and associate professors at the university’s clinical departments is available to all students.