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The department "Pharmacy"

  The college is a higher educational establishment of the Ist level of accreditation, which prepares junior specialists and bachelors for medical and pharmaceutical branches. The history of pharmaceutical department is connected with the creation of Rivne medical school (today – college). The first admission of students on this department was done in 1962 on the base of secondary school. The first graduation was in 1964. Graduates filled up the rows of pharmaceutical workers in Rivne region. The department functioned till 1979. 1370 students graduated from this department during its years of functioning. The admission of students on the specialty “Pharmacy” has been renewed since 2000.

  The head of the department “Pharmacy” is the teacher-methodologist of the highest category, pharmacist Nataliia Mykolaivna Sirko. The preparation of the specialists is done by the License of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine: series AE №458796 from 05.08.2014 and till 2019. The general licensed amount for the educational activity for this specialty is 180 people. The study is financed by the state budget of Ukraine for the state form of studying, and by the money of juridical and physical persons. The applicants are admitted for the daily form of studying. Admission rules for the specialty “Pharmacy’

Educational level


Term of studying

Form of studying

Entrance exams

Complete general secondary education


2 years


Certificates: Chemistry, Ukrainian Language and Literature; minimum score – 101

Basic general secondary education

Junior specialist, pharmaceutist

3 years


Exams: Chemistry (orally), Ukrainian Language (dictation).

  The material base: studying-laboratory building, rooms and laboratories, computers classrooms, sports complex, gym, library, electronic reading hall, reading hall, dormitories, studying-methodical center in Pharmacognosy, studying chemist’s. The studying process in college is due to the programmes of Health Protection Ministry of Ukraine and due to the curriculum. The students study fundamental, humanitarian sciences, which are the base of medical and pharmaceutical knowledge. Special attention is paid to learning pharmaceutical disciplines: Pharmacology, Pharmacognosy, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Technology of medical forms, Organization and Economy of Pharmacy, Bases of Management and Marketing and so on.
The students begin to make acquaintance with chosen profession at different lessons and finish studying by acquiring theoretical knowledge and practical skills doing their practical training on organization and economy of pharmacy. It includes both organizational, legal principles of activity of drug-stores (pharmaceutical establishments) and systematizes and unites knowledge. Many practical lessons are conducted at the chemists’ that is the logical ending of some topics’ studying in certain disciplines.

  Especially it concerns pharmacology - science about drugs and their action on the human’s organism, pharmacognosy – science about medical plants, materials made of them, preparations, using medicine, pharmaceutical technology of drugs – science about the rules of preparation of drugs and so on. Every year the students have a possibility to do their practical training in Medical Botany and Pharmacognosy. It includes the studying of herbs resources in Rivne region, in the Carpathian Mountains, in Kremenets botanical garden - one of the best gardens in Ukraine, consolidates students’ knowledge about herbs and making of herbarium. At college territory the students have an opportunity to cultivate medicinal plants. Modern computer technologies are widely used in studying process. The students are completely provided with studying and methodical literature. Graduates can also continue their studies at pharmaceutical faculties of Ukrainian universities both on the daily or correspondence form of studies.


53, Karnaukhova St.
Rivne. 33000 Ukraine
tel.(0362)22 69 58;


educational building №1-53, Karnaukhova St.
educational building №2-18, 16 lypnia St.
educational building №3-20,16 lypnia St.
educational building №4-29, Kalnyshevskoho St.


  Higher education is aimed at providing basic scientific, general cultural, practical training of specialists, at the formation of the intellectual potential of the nation and all-round development of the person as the highest value of society.

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