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About Ukraine

Ukraine is the second-largest country in Europe after Russia. Ukraine is one of the world’s largest grain exporters. It also maintains the third-largest military in Europe after Russia and France. It has a mostly temperate climate, which is influenced by moderately warm, humid air coming from the Atlantic Ocean. While Ukraine and Russia share common historical origins, the west of the country has closer ties with its European neighbours, particularly Poland. Some of the major cities of Ukraine are Kharkiv, Odessa, Donetsk, and Lviv. The Population of Ukraine is nearly 46 million presently. The currency of Ukraine is Hryvnia. Indian Embassy is in Kiev in the country. The local language of the country is Ukrainian although Russian is widely spoken in the Country. The people in the country are all well-educated and the literacy rate is 99%. There are lots of tourist activities in Ukraine. It is a hub for beautiful places to visit. India is 2 hours and 30 minutes ahead of Ukraine.

The medical universities are majorly recognized by WHO (World Health Organization), Ukraine Ministry of Education, WFME (World Federation for Medical Education), ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates), FAIMER (The Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research)

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MBBS in Ukraine

The medical universities in Ukraine provide excellent quality education and have a very good infrastructure. As per its Education Ministry, Ukraine has more than 80,000 international students from 158 countries in 2020. Ukraine has redesigned its educational system in accordance with the recommendations of the European Union, UNESCO, the U.N. and other international bodies. As medical education in Ukraine happens to be an integral part of the country’s national education and health care system, it has put in place regulations on: Higher Education, Specialization-internship, clinical residency. All the universities in Ukraine are imparting higher education in English-medium and have a reasonable fee structure. The universities in Ukraine offer the advanced method of teaching to the students pursuing the MBBS course. These universities are fully equipped with modern technologies and infrastructures. Professors at the universities are highly qualified professionals. Each professor at the university pays equal attention to every student whom they are assigned to. In medical universities in Ukraine, the teacher to student ratio is 1:15, thus small class size ensures that each student gets adequate individual attention.

Duration of courses are MBBS – 6 years, Dentistry-5 years, Pharmacy-4 years, Nursing-4 years.

360 view of a popular square in Kiev – Capital city of Ukraine

Top MBBS Universities in Ukraine

O.O. Bogomolets National Medical University, Kyiv - Fees Structure

FIRST YEAR 2nd to 6th YEAR TOTAL PACKAGE
6500 USD 5500 USD 22-23* Lakhs INR
2nd to 6th year Includes: Tuition Fee + Hostel + Insurance + Medical + Registration + Visa Extension etc…
Bogomolets National Medical University is a medical school founded in 1841 in Kyiv, Ukraine. The university is named after physiologist Alexander A. Bogomolets.

Kyiv Medical University of UAFM, Kyiv, Ukraine - Fees Structure

FIRST YEAR 2nd to 6th YEAR TOTAL PACKAGE
5500 USD 4500 USD 20-22* Lakhs INR
2nd to 6th year Includes: Tuition Fee + Hostel + Insurance + Medical + Registration + Visa Extension etc…
Kyiv Medical University is a public university, located in the Kyiv city – the capital of Ukraine. Established in 1992, the university has trained over 10,000 health personnel.

Ternopil State Medical University, Ternopil - Fees Structure

FIRST YEAR 2nd to 6th YEAR TOTAL PACKAGE
6500 USD 5100 USD 21-23* Lakhs INR
2nd to 6th year Includes: Tuition Fee + Hostel + Insurance + Medical + Registration + Visa Extension etc…
The University was established in the city of Ternopil. The university was established by the Ukrainian government, after the 2nd World War from the ruins.

Lugansk State Medical University, Lugansk - Fees Structure

FIRST YEAR 2nd to 6th YEAR TOTAL PACKAGE
5500 USD 4500 USD 19-21* Lakhs INR
2nd to 6th year Includes: Tuition Fee + Hostel + Insurance + Medical + Registration + Visa Extension etc…
Luhansk State Medical University was founded in 1956 in Luhansk, Ukraine. Initially known as Voroshilovgrad State Medical Institute, it received university status in 1994.

Black Sea National University, Mykolaiv - Fees Structure

FIRST YEAR 2nd to 6th YEAR TOTAL PACKAGE
6500 USD 4500 USD 20-21* Lakhs INR
2nd to 6th year Includes: Tuition Fee + Hostel +Insurance + Medical + Registration + Visa Extension etc…
It was established in 1996. Ranked#24 out of 200 in international recognition and Ranked#40 in the overall UNESCO ranking of Ukrainian Universities.

Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University - Fees Structure

FIRST YEAR 2nd to 6th YEAR TOTAL PACKAGE
6800 USD 5100 USD 21-23* Lakhs INR
2nd to 6th year Includes: Tuition Fee + Hostel + Insurance + Medical + Registration + Visa Extension etc…
Ivano Frankivsk National Medical University exclusively received the title of “National Medical University” by the Government of Ukraine. It was established in 1945.

Advantages of MBBS in Ukraine

1. Easy admission process

The first hurdle that most students face while studying MBBS is taking admission in a medical college. Due to difficult examinations, competition, and other factors like donations, many deserving candidates fail to secure a seat in a college. The process of admission to medical colleges of Ukraine is simple. Students can easily get a visa and get admission in a college without paying huge sums of money as a donation.

2. Affordability

The MBBS in Ukraine is not expensive and costs Rs. 15-25 lakhs only. Not every student is able to secure a seat at the Indian govt. medical colleges and likewise, not every student is able to bear the huge amount of donations and high tuition fees charged at Indian private medical colleges. Ukraine offers medical education at fair and affordable prices which are reasonable for students from all countries in the world. The monthly average living expense is somewhere between 100-150 USD $ (Indian Rupee – 5000 – 1000 INR) including all overhead expenses.

3. Training opportunities

In the final year of MBBS, students are trained and offered opportunities to work in various clinics under medical colleges as a part of their course curriculum.

4. Job prospects

After completing the degree, students can return to their homeland to pursue further studies or directly apply for a job.

5. Eligible for employment around the world

The degree is recognized around the world, and thus students can appear in the screening test conducted by the medical colleges in India and even apply for jobs in the European Union or the United States of America.

6. No IELTS/TOEFL:

Indian students can get direct admission to their chosen Top Medical University in Ukraine, as there is no requirement for any additional entrance examinations not even any English Language Proficiency tests like IELTS/TOEFL.

7. Food & Accommodation

Living is not an issue in Ukraine. For International Students, there is a variety of options. Either they can get a university dormitory or stay in private hostels or rent living rooms with some hosts. Cuisine in the country is greatly influenced by the neighborhood. From chinese to Russian to Europe, you can find almost every food item. There are foods with quite some eastern European influence.

8. Scholarships Opportunities

If financial constraint is the reason that one is not thinking of pursuing medical education in MBBS Universities in Ukraine, then here is some good news. A student from developing nations– including parts of Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East have opportunities to avail of international scholarships in MBBS universities of Ukraine. Speak to our scholarship counselors for more information on Scholarships in Ukraine.

Advantages of MBBS in Ukraine

1. Easy admission process

The first hurdle that most students face while studying MBBS is taking admission in a medical college. Due to difficult examinations, competition, and other factors like donations, many deserving candidates fail to secure a seat in a college. The process of admission to medical colleges of Ukraine is simple. Students can easily get a visa and get admission in a college without paying huge sums of money as a donation.

2. Affordability

The MBBS in Ukraine is not expensive and costs Rs. 25-30 lakhs only. Not every student is able to secure a seat at the Indian govt. medical colleges and likewise, not every student is able to bear the huge amount of donations and high tuition fees charged at Indian private medical colleges. Ukraine offers medical education at fair and affordable prices which are reasonable for students from all countries in the world. The monthly average living expense is somewhere between 100-150 USD $ (Indian Rupee – 5000 – 1000 INR) including all overhead expenses.

3. Training opportunities

In the final year of MBBS, students are trained and offered opportunities to work in various clinics under medical colleges as a part of their course curriculum.

4. Job prospects

After completing the degree, students can return to their homeland to pursue further studies or directly apply for a job.

5. Eligible for employment around the world

The degree is recognized around the world, and thus students can appear in the screening test conducted by the medical colleges in India and even apply for jobs in the European Union or the United States of America.

6. No IELTS/TOEFL:

Indian students can get direct admission to their chosen Top Medical University in Ukraine, as there is no requirement for any additional entrance examinations not even any English Language Proficiency tests like IELTS/TOEFL.

7. Food & Accommodation

Living is not an issue in Ukraine. For International Students, there are a variety of options. Either they can get a university dormitory or stay in private hostels or rent living rooms with some hosts. Cuisine in the country is greatly influenced by the neighborhood. From chinese to Russian to Europe, you can find almost every food item. There are foods with quite some eastern European influence.

8. Scholarships Opportunities

If financial constraint is the reason that one is not thinking of pursuing medical education in MBBS Universities in Ukraine, then here is some good news. A student from developing nations– including parts of Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East have opportunities to avail of international scholarships in MBBS universities of Ukraine. Speak to our scholarship counselors for more information on Scholarships in Ukraine.

Application Procedure for MBBS in Ukraine

Step 1– Consult one of our admission experts.
Step 2– Schedule your appointment for the application process
Step 3– Fill out the application form with the help of our experts
Step 4– Submit the relevant documents
Step 5– Once the university accepts the application, you will get the admission letter through our expert.
Step 6– Submit your passport at our office for visa processing. [Students usually think that if they do not have a passport, then the registration/admission process is not possible for them. This is not true as you can still register yourself even if you do not have a passport. But a passport is required at the time of visa application].
Step7– Apply for a ‘Visa Invitation letter’ with the help of our expert. After getting a visa, they will also provide travel information & date details.
Step 8– Visa stamping is the last step for your admission process. We at Road to Abroad, get your Visa stamped by the Embassy of Ukraine in New Delhi.
Step 9– Fly to Ukraine. Once students reach Ukraine, pickup & all assistance is provided to them.

Deadlines for MBBS in Ukraine

  • Application date- Applications start in June and July for September intake.
  • Admission letter date- It takes around 10-20 days for the medical university to sanction the admission letter.
  • Ministry and Visa approval- It takes around 45-60 days for the Embassy to sanction a new Study Visa
  • Course commencement date – September or October

Eligibility Criteria for MBBS in Ukraine

Here are some eligibility criteria that the students have to satisfy for getting MBBS admission. It is very easy for the students to meet up the criteria set up by Ukrainian universities.

  • The age of the candidates must be 17 years or more.
  • The candidates must have cleared the 10+2 examination and the student must have an aggregate of at least 50% in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology and must have English as a compulsory subject if the student is from the General category.
  • Reserved category (SC/ST/OBC) students can apply with the 40% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology; as per the guidelines by the Medical Council of India (MCI) – now NMC.
  • As per the requirements of Ukraine universities, the candidates must qualify for NEET-UG (valid for up to 3 years). It is mandatory for the candidates to have a valid passport to study Medicine in Ukraine

Education Loan Assistance for Indian Students

Education loan is a major issue for some candidates. You do not have to worry about an education loan for studying MBBS from Ukraine medical colleges. You can get the education loan of up to 5 lakhs from Government bank for Study Medical In Ukraine.

Duration of MBBS in Ukraine

The MBBS Degree in India is equivalent to MD (Doctor of Medicine) degree in Ukraine. The total number of years to complete MBBS in Ukraine is 6 years which includes 1 year of intensive clinical internship to get the degree from a Ukraine Medical University (internship is a part of the curriculum and cannot be done separately in India or anywhere else). Documents Required of MBBS in Ukraine.

To apply for an Admission Letter:

  • Scanned copy of valid Passport (validity not less than 2 years)
  • 10th and 12th Marksheet (aggregate of 50% in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology)
  • NEET Score Card (with qualifying marks)

For Visa Stamping, Notarization and Translation and Apostille: (Original Documents)

  • 10th and 12th Marksheets
  • Valid Passport (validity not less than 2 years)
  •  Six passport size photos (35mm*45mm) with white background (70% face visible, without spectacles) – Matte finish
  • HIV test report from Private lab only (printed report, not handwritten) with official seal and Name (as in Passport), Age (with Date of Birth) and Passport Number written on it
  • Gap certificate (if required)
  • Birth Certificate (if required)
  • Six-month bank statement of parents/guardian (sometimes required for visa application)
  • Letter of Authorisation
  • No objection Certificate
  • Sponsor letter
  • Travel and Health insurance
  • Ukraine universities may require some individual documents like Bank receipt of University 1st year Tuition Fees

MBBS In Ukraine After NExT Exam

Earlier, students who completed their MBBS studies in Ukraine and want to practice medicine in India had to qualify for the Medical Council of India Screening Test or FMGE (Foreign Medical Graduates Examination). However, the screening test is expected to be replaced by  the National Exit Test (NExT). NExT will be a common exit exam that would serve as a Licentiate Exam for Indian students, as an entrance test to Post Graduate (PG) medical course and as a screening test of foreign medical graduates. Thus, it will also be a common gateway to attain a license to practice medicine across India.

Career Prospects after studying MBBS from Ukraine

MBBS in Ukraine is a great choice as it gives many options to students graduating from Ukraine universities. After completing MBBS in Ukraine, a student will have the following options:

Come to India: The most commonly chosen option is to come back to India and appear for FMGE or NEXT exams. Prepare for this exam, clear this exam and get your license and registration number from the Medical Council of India for medical practice in India.

Stay in Europe: After completing your degree from a medical university in Ukraine, you can explore the opportunities available in Ukraine itself and go for PG also and settle in Ukraine. You can also look for work in EU countries or the country of your choice. There will be exams which you will need to clear.

Medical PG and Settle Abroad: While studying, you can apply for USMLE 1 & 2 in case you want to settle down or practice in the United States. USMLE has 3 steps and those who clear all the 3 steps and get Permanent Registration from the medical council of the USA can practice there. PLAB, which is the licensing exam of the UK is another popular option available to students. Students can also go for PG in Australia, Canada, New Zealand.

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Road to Abroad has a team of expert counselors, who keep in mind the preferences of every student and help them select a best University for them.
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Application & Admission

We will file your application and get an offer letter quickly (100% success rate). All universities are recognized by WHO, MCI(NMC), and major international Medical Councils
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We are a one stop solution for all your needs related to studying MBBS abroad. Be assured of full assistance from our team at every step of the process.

Travel & Visa

Road to Abroad will help you with your Passport application and get Study Visa processed along with air tickets for your travel.

Friendly Staff

Road to Abroad has a team of highly trained professional staff who will deal with you patiently and give you personal attention.

No Hidden Fees

100% No hidden fees. All expenses will be explained to you during the counseling session and you will never pay any extra charges.

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MBBS in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan, the largest country in Central Asia is home to more than 10,000 undergraduate medical students due to high standard of education. All top medical universities in Kazakhstan are recognized by WHO & MCI.

MBBS in Ukraine

The medical universities in Ukraine provide excellent quality education and have a very good infrastructure. Ukraine has more than 80,000 international students from 158 countries in 2020.

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