Medical Education in Ukraine

Ukraine is located in Eastern Europe and it gained its independence after the disintegration of the Soviet Union in 1991. Ukraine is known for its Orthodox churches, Black Sea coastline and deeply forested mountains.It’s regarded as one of the most picturesque countries of Eastern Europe and one of the most attractive places for adventurous activities like skiing, hiking, and fishing, besides its quality and affordable study of Medicine in Ukraine.

Ukraine has become the most favourite destination for getting a degree in the medical sphere in Europe. Ukraine offers high-quality education but at affordable and cheap prices. Ukraine’s standard of education, low cost of living, low fee structure and NMC and WHO approved medical universities make it one of the most favoured destinations for foreign students.

Ukraine is the cheapest country to study medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and other medical courses. There is a huge surge of foreign students to study medicine in Ukraine because of good teaching quality, international level MBBS programs and high-quality labs and training.

Top NMC Recognized Universities in Ukraine

  • Bukovinian State Medical University
  • Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University
  • Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy
  • Donetsk State Medical University
  • Gorky’s Donetsk State Medical University
  • Ukraine International Academy of Ecology & Medicine
  • Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University
  • Kharkiv National Medical University
  • Kyiv Medical University of UAFM, Kyiv
  • Lugansk State Medical University
  • Bogomolets National Medical University
  • Vinnitsa National Medical University

Course Details

At the end of the course, the students will do the clinical rotation or 1 year of internship under the supervision of a senior specialist at the concerned university-approved hospitals. The Indian students can do their internship in India with subject to NMC regulations.

The tuition fee of the MBBS course in any Ukrainian medical university is only $ 20,000 – 27,000. This is much cheaper than in other European countries. Everyday expenses, hostel fees, transportation are very cost-effective for students. The medical universities offer excellent infrastructure in terms of campuses, laboratories, and hostels.


  • The student should be between 17-26 years on or before 31st December of the year of admission.
  • The candidate must have secured 50% marks in the 10+2 with combination PCB (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) from a recognized board.
  • The applicants must be NEET-UG Qualified.
  • The medical program in Ukraine is of 6 years. In these 6 years, the students will be taught general medicine and only then they’re allowed to specialize.
  • Teaching is given in English and Ukrainian languages.
  • Diplomas in Ukraine are valid and recognized by the majority of countries – USMLE, NMC, MCC, PMDC, PLAB, SCHS, and HPCSA,

Dniepropetrovsk State Medical Academy

Volodymira Vernandskogo street 9, Dnipro, Ukraine

Vinnytsia National Pirogov Medical University

Pyrohova St, 56, Vinnytsia, Vinnyts’ka oblast, Ukraine, 21000

Bogomolets National Medical University, Ukraine

Tarasa Shevchenko Blvd, 13, Kyiv, Ukraine, 01601

Odessa National Medical University

Valikhovs’kyi Ln, 2, Odesa, Odessa Oblast, Ukraine, 65000

Zaporozhye State Medical University

Mayakovs’koho Ave, 26, Zaporizhzhia, Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukraine, 69000

Donetsk National Medical University

Illicha Ave, 16, Donetsk, Ukraine, 83000

Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University

Pekarska Street, 69, L’viv, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine, 79000