Donetsk National Medical University (abbreviated as DNMU or DNMU) is one of the largest medical university of the former USSR. The University is considered as one of the best medical schools in Ukraine. Originally located in Donetsk, it was relocated to Kirovograd, Chernihiv, Mariupol in 2014 due to the war in Donbass.
Donetsk National Medical University was established in 1930 as the M. Gorky Donetsk Medical Institute. In 1994 it was given the status of University and in 2007 it gained the status of National Medical University (DNMU)