On October 15, 2020 Kharkiv International Medical University was housing a marathon devoted to World Anatomy Day. The marathon lasted for 4 hours. Representatives of Ukrainian educational establishments (T.G.Shevtshenko KNU; Bukovyna State Medical University, Kharkiv National Medical University; Medical College of Kharkiv National Medical University), representatives of international companies (3D Organon, Australia), lecturers and students of KhIMU took part in the event. The program of the Marathon included Anatomy Painting Exhibition, Scientific reports, master classes, presentations. Australian company 3D organon took part in the event and presented unique software for Anatomy study on the base of virtual reality.


One of the main elements of international educational system is independent accreditation as a procedure of official confirmation of aptness the educational establishment as well as its academic program to the specified criterion. Institutional accreditation is the assessment of training quality of higher educational establishment.

This year Private Institution of Higher Education “Kharkiv International Medical University” undergoes the international institutional accreditation with Independent Agency For Accreditation And Rating (IAAR).

External expert panel of IAAR works in the University from November,26 till November, 28 2020.

Independent Agency For Accreditation And Rating is leading international accreditation agency for assurance of educational quality. It is established in 2011 in Republic of Kazakhstan, and it has its representational office in the territory of European Union (Riga, Latvia).

IAAR is the first accreditation agency of CIS countries, which has obtained the recognition from World Federation for Medical Education (WFME).

IAAR is a full member of European, Asian and American networks and agencies for assurance of educational quality:

  • INQAAHE - International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education;

  • CHEA / CIQG - US Council for Higher Education Accreditation / International Quality Group;

  • IREG - International Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence;

  • CEENQA - Central and Eastern European Network of Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education;

  • APQN - Asia-Pacific Quality Network.

  • IAAR activities follow the standards for educational quality assurance in European Higher Educational Area and World Federation for Medical Education.