ONMedU has six hostels. Hostels are provided with:
1. Free 24 hrs. gas, electricity, hot & cold water and phone.
2. Rooms are centrally heated.
3. Furniture and bedding in rooms is provided by the hostel.
4. Reading rooms and gym are also available in every hostel.
5. Hostels are provided with full security.
6. Student Cafeteria.
7. Hostels are surrounded by green belt with outdoor sport activities like basketball, volleyball, football, etc.
The university has good conditions not only for study but also for sports and recreation. There is a sport-health complex on the Black Sea shore, where over 500 students at a time can rest in summer.
The university’s Sports Complex is situated on the territory of the campus. It has six sports halls; for various games, including wrestling, table tennis, athletics, aerobics, badminton, rhythmic gymnastics, training room (gym). At the university the students can participate in more than 16 kinds of sports. The most popular are athletics, basketball, handball, tennis, weight lifting, swimming, football, fencing, mini-football, judo, unarmed combat, chess, badminton and other.
The students who are interested in the creation art can attend the students’ centre “VITA”. The most popular are ballet dancing, modern and folk-dancing, Students Theater of popular miniatures, poetic studio and students press-club.
Annual medical examination of every student is mandatory, which is carried out every year in the beginning of academic session at the Students’ Polyclinic. The medical examination is done by the specialist doctors and if needed all type of diagnostic investigations are carried out. In the system of treatment, rehabilitation and medical check-up, an important role is played by the rehabilitation sector, which provides the following procedures: paraffin / ozokerite / mud-treatment, all kinds of electrical / light radiation treatment, laser therapy, magnetic therapy, electrically stimulated sleep, vacuum therapy, barotherapy, whirl bath, under-water vertical stretching of the spinal column, contrast massage, reflexotherapy, etc.
Museums of the university
ONMedU has three museums:
Historical Museum comprises the exhibits, which tell about the development of the University. At present there are 4.5 thousand exhibits which help students to study at the courses of the history of ONMedU.Anatomic Museum helps students to study basic human anatomy. It includes 3 thousand exhibits telling about the structure of Human body; these objects are prepared by the students and teaching staff of the University. The Museum of the Pathological Anatomy is one of the best professional museums in Ukraine. The museum has 2.5 thousand unique special materials showing the changes in the human organism that occur in different diseases.
The library of ONMedU is one of the oldest and biggest libraries in Ukraine. The proud of the library is the fund of the medical-scientific periodical editions, which is one of the biggest in Ukraine. The funds of the library are exhibited at the exhibitions, symposia and scientific conferences of medical workers.
The library of ONMedU is a modern information centre that promotes educational, scientific and teaching process. Total fund of the library contains 1 million books. The library has its branches in each hostel. There is an Internet Hall in the building of library where students can receive latest international information. After enrolment every student receives “library card”, on the basis of which students can receive books for studies for the period of respective academic year. At the beginning of new academic year the students receives new books for that year.
Publishing and Printing Activity
A powerful printing base, qualified staff, the use of the latest information technologies let the university publish different scientific, educational and methodological literature. 3 medical journals are published:
1. Odessa Medical Journal – 6 times a year;
2. Medical achievements and biology – 2 times a year;
3. Integrative anthropology – 2 times a year.
The unique textbooks and practical aids on all studied disciplines are published at the University. “The library of medical student” is published in Russian, Ukrainian, English and French with a total circulation of 15,000 copies per year. The students of majority of medical establishments of Ukraine study these books