Course calender

In State establishment Lugansk State Medical University ( LSNMU ) the academic year is divided into two semesters. First semester starts in the first of September and lasts till the last week of January. The second semester starts in the first week of February lasts till mid of July. The studies at the University start on the 1st of September year ever.

Within the week there are 5 working days, Saturday and Sunday are holidays. The studies are scheduled from 8.00 to 16.00. The student’s working week comprises 54 hours; within this time period there are 36 lecturing hours and 18 hours for independent work.

The teaching course period includes the time of teaching semesters, final control and vacations. The teaching year is 12 months long and comprises teaching days, days of final control, examination sessions , off days, celebration and vacation days.

Summer vacation covers the month of July and august. During holidays students may have easy access to CIS & all European countries by bus, train and flights. Special tour program and trips are also available to students with concessions.