Poltava State Medical University– is a higher education institution for training doctors, including dentists. The Academy started its work in 1921 with an ontological faculty of Kharkiv Medical Academy. In 1967, the Institute moved to the city of Poltava and was renamed as Poltava State National Medical University.
In 1994 Poltava Medical Dental University received the highest level of accreditation IV and the status of Ukrainian Medical Dental Academy. In 2004, the IV accreditation level was confirmed.
Currently, there are 3615 students, 1400 of them are foreigners from 42 countries. Training is conducted in the dental, medical faculties, training faculty for foreign citizens. Faculty of Graduate Education and the Department of pre-university training.