Ukraine is among the most popular destination in the world for international medical students from around the world seeking Medical Education. As a response to international medical student demand, most of Universities of medicine have introduced English programmes of medical studies (medicine, dentistry, pharmacy etc.).
Ukrainian universities have been extremely popular within students from Asia (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, etc.), Africa (Nigeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Congo, Guinea, etc.) and Middle East (Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Kuwait, Yemen, Iraq etc.) since years.
Most of medical universities in Ukraine are internationally recognised and provide good quality medical education. Degrees of most Ukrainian universities are recognised in almost all Asian and African countries and by WHO (World Health Organisation).
For instance, in order to work in India as a Medical practitioner, medical Doctor graduated from Ukraine must pass only the Screening Test for MCI (Medical Council of India). Once MCI registration, Ukrainian Doctor are even more appreciate than those who are graduated from India, thanks to his exposure to European medical systems. This fact is valid for more developing countries.
Nevertheless, Ukrainian medical degrees are not automatically recognised in all EU/EEA countries.
After completing their medical study programmes, postgraduate students have an opportunity to continue their clinical specialization (residency) and research projects during 3-6 years of postgraduate training and obtain the Medical, Dental or Pharmaceutical specialties or Ph.D. degree, under the guidance of experienced professors.
Most of international students are attracted by Ukrainian universities because of several reasons, among which are:
- Simple application and admission process,
- Possibility of studying in English or French,
- Low tuition fees and living cost,
- Multicultural environment enriching and expanding student life and sense of life,
- Good quality of education.
1) What is the cost of education, food and living in Ukraine?
As compared to most of the European countries, the best thing which you like about studying in Ukraine is that the standard of living, food, and education here is very cheap regardless of the high quality. Moreover, you are not burdened with the expensive tuition fees of the universities. You can acquire a degree at about 30% less cost as compared to the other countries.
2)What is the admission procedure to apply for any course in Ukraine?
In order to apply for any course in Ukraine, the student has to contact with the international office of the University which you have chosen. As per the instructions of the international office, you will be required to proceed with application process for your desired course.
3) What all preparation do you have to do for the courses you apply?
The best thing about the Universities of Ukraine is that there is no entrance exam. Your admissions totally depend on the number of vacancies available in different universities along with the marks secured by you at the previous levels.
4) Is education difficult in Ukraine?
No, education is not at all difficult in Ukraine. You don’t have to go through extensive tutorial classes. You don’t have to attend any coaching classes. Your education is more practical oriented rather than classroom oriented.
5) What are the medium of instructions used in the Ukraine colleges?
The universities of Ukraine make use of different mediums of instructions which include English, Russian and Ukrainian. Thus, it is not at all a problem for international students who are looking forward to pursue studies in Ukraine. For Indians, English is used as the medium of instruction.
6) What are the different courses offered in the universities of Ukraine?
The Ukrainian Universities offer all programs starting from graduation to post graduation courses and doctorate courses too. Some universities even offer diploma programs too in various disciplines.
7) How does the Ukraine University treat every student equally?
The law of Ukraine states that all the students who apply for studies in Ukraine should be given equal rights irrespective of their caste, sex and religion. And the Ukrainian universities work in accordance of the foreign law.
8) What are the eligibility criteria for admissions?
The admission process is very simple. Once you complete your 12th, you can take admission in the University of Ukraine. You just need a medical test and get your documents translated and sit for the Visa interview.
9) Will I get a good career by pursuing my future education from Ukrainian Universities?
You can easily go anywhere in the world with the degree from the Ukrainian Universities. You are liable to get any good positioned job anywhere across the world with the degrees attained at the Ukrainian University