About Ukraine

Ukraine is a country in Central and Eastern Europe. Kyiv is the largest city and the capital of Ukraine. Ukraine is surrounded by the Russian Federation to the east and northeast, Belarus to the north-west, Poland and Slovakia to the west, Romania, Hungary and Moldova to the south-west, and the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov to the south and south-east, respectively. It has widespread, fertile farmlands, and it remains one of the world’s largest grain exporters. The developed and diversified economy of Ukraine includes a large heavy industry sector, particularly in industrial equipment and aerospace. Ukraine has the second-largest military in Europe, after that of Russia, after accounting for the reserves and the paramilitary personnel. The country is home to 42.5 million people (excluding Crimea). 77.8% of whom are Ukrainians by ethnicity, followed by a sizable minority of Russians (17.3%) as well as Romanians/Moldovans, Belarusians, Crimean Tatars, and Hungarians. Ukrainian is the official language of Ukraine.

Ukraine has a temperate climate and the southern coast of Crimea enjoys a warmer subtropical climate. The average temperature in Ukraine is anywhere between 5.5 degrees to 7 degrees Celsius in the northern regions and 11 degrees to 13 degrees Celsius in the southern regions. Due to the presence of world class educational institutions and the governments thrust on education, Ukraine has managed to achieve a literacy rate of 99.97%. Ukraine has beautiful beaches in the Crimean Peninsula, amazing grounds for hunting, picturesque cities and overall warm and friendly people.

Basic Information about Philippines:

Capital City                                      | Kiev

Official Language                            | Ukrainian

Official Currency                              | Ukrainian Hryvnia (1 UAH = 2.65 INR)

GDP                                                  | $ 391 billion

Time Difference with India            | India is 3.5 hours ahead of Ukraine

Population                                        | 4.48 crores

Flight time from India to Ukraine  | 8 hours via a direct flight

MBBS in Ukraine

MBBS in Ukraine has been a popular choice among Indian students and it has been one of the most sought after destinations for studying MBBS abroad. As per Ukraine’s Ministry of Education, in 2018 over 6,000 Indian students took admission in Ukraine for medicine. MBBS in Ukraine 2019: MBBS from Ukraine is set to be the number one destination for Indian students in 2019 as well.

Indians prefer studying MBBS in Ukraine because medical education in Ukraine is known for its globally accepted degree, inexpensive tuition fees and a solid world-class education system. Due to this reason, a number of Indian students have come to study MBBS in Ukraine and have made a successful career for themselves in the field of medicine. One of the biggest advantages of studying MBBS in Ukraine is the emphasis on each individual student’s learning and having the right mix of theoretical and practical knowledge. The universities in Ukraine have a great infrastructure with state of the art equipment, facilities and a world class hospital for doing the clinical training. The average class size for MBBS in Ukraine is anywhere between 12-15 students. Upon completion of the MBBS degree from Ukraine, a student is given the degree known as MD Physician. This degree is equivalent to the MBBS in India as per MCI (Medical council of India) after the student clears the FMGE (Foreign Medical Graduates Examination).

Overall, studying with low MBBS fees in Ukraine is a good option for Indian students who wish to study MCI approved medical programs at world class medical universities. MBBS in Ukraine fee is quite cheap for students who want to study medicine in Ukraine universities. The total fee for MBBS in Ukraine is much lower than the fee in Indian medical colleges and at the same time these universities have superb facilities, highly educated faculty and MCI approval. Ukraine has a number of Top Government Medical Universities offering MBBS, MD and other degrees in medicine to the local students as well as the international students. All the medical universities in Ukraine are recognized by the world’s leading organizations like WHO and UNESCO as well as the MCI.

The complete duration of the MBBS program in Ukraine is around 5.8 years. The students are not required to pass any entrance examination to get admission in a medical university in Ukraine. Indian students who complete their MBBS from Ukraine can easily get a job in India as the MBBS degree attained from a Ukrainian University is recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI).  We only suggest the top MBBS colleges in Ukraine to our students.

As per the figures available for 2012-2014, the MCI (FMGE) screening test passing percentage of students who did their MBBS in Ukraine was 19.1%

Why Study MBBS in Ukraine for Indian students (Advantages)

The following are the advantages of studying MBBS in Ukraine:

  • The total fee for admission for MBBS in Ukraine is quite low. Also the food and accommodation expenses are highly affordable. Studying MBBS in Ukraine costs almost 75% lower than the private medical colleges in India.
  • The professors teaching MBBS in Ukraine are highly qualified and trained and hence the standard of education is top notch.
  • The colleges for studying MBBS in Ukraine are world class with amazing infrastructure and facilities. The government of Ukraine funds research projects at medical universities in Ukraine.
  • You are not required to give any entrance or any qualifying admission test such as the IELTS in order to study MBBS in Ukraine. The entire admission process is quite easy and straight forward and AM Consulting will help you in the entire process.
  • Ukraine has been a part of the Bologna Process since 2005. The Bologna Process is a series of ministerial meetings and agreements between 48 European countries designed to ensure comparability in the standards and the quality of higher education qualifications. This ensures that after studying MBBS in Ukraine, you are eligible to practice anywhere in the list of 48 countries post clearing their respective medical exams. A student can pursue higher education to study in Europe including a post-graduation in MBBS in Europe at a low MBBS in Ukraine cost.
  • The medical Universities of Ukraine are highly ranked in the world and are recognized by world class organizations such as the World Health Organization (WHO), (AVICENNA Directory for Medicine), FAIMER, UNESCO and the Medical Council of India (MCI).
  • Students who have completed their MBBS from Ukraine are eligible to apply for medical entrance examinations all over the world such as the USMLE (USA), the PLAB (UK) as well as the MCI screening test known as the FGME (INDIA).
  • All the courses are taught in the English language in Ukraine. Although you will be taught the Ukrainian language during your course.
  • Cost of living in Ukraine is very attractive. The food, accommodation and other basic living expenses are extremely low and affordable in Ukraine.
  • Ukraine medical colleges have a number of highly acclaimed visiting faculty sharing their expertise and knowledge. This makes the MBBS in Ukraine degree extremely valuable.
  • Studying MBBS in Ukraine is a gateway for students who wish to study in other European countries. This is possible due to the joint student agreements that Ukraine has in place with countries such as Finland, Sweden, Czech Republic and others.
  • Ukraine emphasis on a small class size for its medical students. The faculty to student ratio is 1:12. Hence, small class size ensures that Students get individual attention.
  • Over 12,000 Indian students are currently studying MBBS in Ukraine.
  • Getting admission to PG medical level courses is much easier after studying MBBS in Ukraine, in comparison to getting admission to medical PG programs in India for Indian students.
  • Ukraine offers moderate weather conditions when compared a country such as Russia. Therefore, Indian students are able to easily adjust to the weather in Ukraine.
  • No donation is required to be paid for getting admission in a medical college.
  • Ukraine has Europe’s largest international student population. At present, there are around 60000 international students studying in Ukraine in different fields.
  • Student can take part in a number of extracurricular activities held at the medical colleges in Ukraine and achieve good study life balance.
  • The students studying MBBS in Ukraine are provided with a number of chances to be a part of international exchange programs, conferences, and other scientific projects that are held in various international universities. This opens up a plethora of opportunities for Indian students who wish to excel in the field of medicine.

MBBS in Ukraine Course Duration

MBBS course duration in Ukraine is 5.8 years including the clinical training in Ukraine.  After this, the student can come to India and sit for the MCI screening test known as the FMGE and do his or her internship in India or can sit for any other global exams such as the USMLE (USA) or the PLAB (UK).

MBBS in Ukraine Eligibility Criteria for Indian students

The eligibility criteria for an Indian student to get admission to study MBBS in Ukraine are as follows:

  • The student must be a minimum of 17 years old, either on or before the 31st of December of the year in which the admission is taken.
  • General Category Students: Must have an aggregate score of a minimum of 50% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology in the 12th
  • SC/ST/OBC Students: Must have an aggregate score of a minimum of 40% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology in the 12th
  • The student needs to secure qualifying marks in the NEET exam.

Admission process and the Visa application for studying MBBS in Ukraine

AM Consulting is a leader in MBBS abroad education and we have successfully secured visas for over 500 Indian students till date. AM Consulting has a 100% visa success rate for students who wish to study MBBS in Ukraine.

Step 1

Documents needed:

  • 10th mark sheet
  • 12th mark sheet
  • Passport copies
  • Birth Certificate (In English).
  • Medical Certificate and HIV Certificate.
  • Financial sponsor’s Bank statement (a min 6 months showing adequate balance)
  • School/college leaving/transfer certificate.
  • 10-12 passport size photographs
  • Financial Affidavit
  • No Objection certificate
  • Gap certificate for those students who had passed 12th Level in earlier years.
  • After collecting the documents, we send the 10th and 12th mark sheets and the passport to the University. Next the University will issue the admission letter of the student.
  • Then the student needs to pay a certain amount as deposit in order to confirm his or her seat at the University. After this the university will issue an invitation letter to the student.
  • Post this we will make the student’s visa application and submit the remaining documents.

AM Consulting will handle the notarization, the apostille of the documents to be done at the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and also the payment of the visa fees at the Ukrainian embassy.

Options to explore post MBBS in Ukraine

An Indian student can choose the following paths upon successfully completing his medical education in Ukraine:

Path 1: The most common option for a student is to come back to India and clear the MCI screening test. After clearing the test, a student can apply for a medical license and can practice medicine in India. Alternatively, the student can also give his or her PG entrance exam for studying in India.

Path 2: A student can also look at doing a PG in medicine in Ukraine itself or can also look for work in European nations that are a part of the Bologna process. The student will not need to appear for any other exam in order, to work in most of the countries in Europe provided that the student learns the local language and clear the country’s respective tests. One of the most recommended pathways for a student is to do a PG in Germany (MD/MS).

Path 3: As a student you can opt for an MD / MS in USA and one of the biggest advantages in this, is that you do not have to write the MCI screening test after completing your MBBS in Ukraine. It basically means that, upon completion of MBBS in Ukraine, you can go for a PG in USA without clearing the MCI Test. The Post-graduation in medicine from the USA would be valid highly valued in India.

You can apply for the USMLE Step 1 in case you want to 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.

List of Universities for MBBS in Ukraine 

  • Bukovinian State Medical University
  • O.O. Bogomolets National Medical University
  • Black Sea National University
  • Vinnitsa National Medical University
  • Kyiv Medical University
  • Lviv National Medical University
  • Ternopil National Medical University

MBBS in Ukraine Fee structure

Bukovinian State Medical University
Tuition fee for 6 years in US $ Hostel fee for 6 years in US $ Total Course Cost with Hostel in US $ Total Course Cost with Hostel in ₹
23,400 3,000 26,400 19,80,000

O.O. Bogomolets National Medical University
Tuition fee for 6 years in US $ Hostel fee for 6 years in US $ Total Course Cost with Hostel in US $ Total Course Cost with Hostel in ₹
27,000 7200 34,200 25,65,000

Black Sea National University
Tuition fee for 6 years in US $ Hostel fee for 6 years in US $ Total Course Cost with Hostel in US $ Total Course Cost with Hostel in ₹
23,700 3,000 26,700 20,02,500

Vinnitsa National Medical University
Tuition fee for 6 years in US $ Hostel fee for 6 years in US $ Total Course Cost with Hostel in US $ Total Course Cost with Hostel in ₹
30,000 3,000 33,000 24,75,000

Kyiv Medical University
Tuition fee for 6 years in US $ Hostel fee for 6 years in US $ Total Course Cost with Hostel in US $ Total Course Cost with Hostel in ₹
21,000 6,000 27,000 20,25,000

Lviv National Medical University
Tuition fee for 6 years in US $ Hostel fee for 6 years in US $ Total Course Cost with Hostel in US $ Total Course Cost with Hostel in ₹
29,400 4,680 34,080 25,56,000

Ternopil National Medical University
Tuition fee for 6 years in US $ Hostel fee for 6 years in US $ Total Course Cost with Hostel in US $ Total Course Cost with Hostel in ₹
25,800 4,800 30,600 22,95,000

Please make note of the following points with regards to the above-mentioned fee structures of various universities in Ukraine:

    • USD 1 = ₹ 75 has been used for calculation of the fee structure in the table above. Please use the current exchange rate. The fees will be payable as per the exchange rate at the time of payment of the fees.
    • There will be no increase in the tuition fee once the student has enrolled
    • The tuition fee can be transferred directly to the university bank account.
    • Tuition fee can be paid semester wise.
    • Hostel and mess are for 10 months only. July-August are holidays.
    • Cost of living in cities such as Kyiv, Lviv is higher than in most other cities.

In case you have any query regarding the fee structure, feel free to contact us: 9137282934 / 8879068962

Other expenses:

  • Admission, registration, and Visa processing charges are payable in India to AM CONSULTING.
  • Indian mess expenses approximately US $1,200-1,400 per year. If the students cook food by themselves then ₹35-40 thousand per year approx.
  • Flight ticket cost.
  • One-time charges are extra, payable in the 1st year only.
  • Screening test coaching fee (if taken).

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