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16. Grazer Konferenz – Qualität der Lehre: Curriculum planning and assessment

19. - 21. April 2012, Timisoara, Romania

The International Consortium of Higher Medical Institutions


  • corresponding author Leonid Kovalchuk - Ivan Horbachevsky Ternopil State Medical University, Ternopil, Ukraine
  • author Inna Sakharova - Ivan Horbachevsky Ternopil State Medical University, Ternopil, Ukraine
  • author Nataliya Lisnychuk - Ivan Horbachevsky Ternopil State Medical University, Ternopil, Ukraine
  • author Oleksandra Oleshchuk - Ivan Horbachevsky Ternopil State Medical University, Ternopil, Ukraine

16. Grazer Konferenz – Qualität der Lehre 2012 - Curriculum planning and assessment. Timisoara, Romania, 19.-21.04.2012. Düsseldorf: German Medical Science GMS Publishing House; 2012. Doc12grako26

doi: 10.3205/12grako26, urn:nbn:de:0183-12grako267

Veröffentlicht: 5. September 2012

© 2012 Kovalchuk et al.
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In order to improve and modernize medical education one of the most important aspects is collaboration between different medical institutions. The “International scientific-educational innovative-technological consortium of higher medical institutions and institutions of physical education and sports” (hereinafter – the Consortium) was organized at our University. It is a voluntary international group of higher medical establishments.

Members of the Consortium, which deals with

Training of medical specialists and scientific personnel in health care systems
Physical education and sports (in particular, human health, physical rehabilitation, fitness and recreation)
Scientific and technological innovation in the field of medical education and sports

The interests of Consortium are very various and include many aspects of education, scientific research and different questions of health care and sport. For example, educational activity of Consortium is oriented towards:

Practically oriented training and improvement of the efficiency of the practical skills mastering (OSCE, OSPE),
Methodics of distance learning,
Implementation and development for objective evaluation of students’ knowledge (by the introduction of independent testing centers)

The current members of the Consortium who have already signed collaboration agreement are:

  • Ternopil State Medical University (Ukraine),
  • National University of Physical Education and Trades of the Sport (Kyiv, Ukraine),
  • Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Medical Sciences (Novosibirsk, Russian Federation)
  • Medical University of Astana (Astana, Kazakhstan).

There are also official agreements with

  • Charles University in Prague, First Faculty of Medicine (Czech Republic)
  • International Career Consulting, Inc. (USA)
  • Medical University of Vienna (Austria)
  • The Russian State Medical University (Moscow, Russia)
  • Tbilisi State Medical University (Georgia)
  • Kirov State Medical Academy (Russia)
  • “Swietokrzyska Szkola Wyzsza w Kielcach” (Poland).

We’re looking forward for the further collaboration with the different medical institutions.

The detailed information about the goals, activities and principles of the Consortium organization is presented on the website