MBBS Colleges in Ukraine
The duration of course is 6 years in all MBBS colleges in Ukraine for Indian students. The medium of instruction is English. All of the available medical universities in Ukraine for Indian students are listed below and full details can be accessed by clicking them individually. All of the below MBBS colleges in Ukraine are recognized by WHO (World Health Organization) & NMC (National Medical Commission).
MBBS Colleges in Ukraine : For Indian Students
MBBS Colleges in Ukraine : MCI/NMC Recognition
All medical universities in Ukraine that are offered by us above, are recognized by NMC (National Medical Commission) and the same can be checked online by visiting list of medical colleges to study MBBS abroad. We strongly recommend each and every student to once visit the MCI/NMC’s official website and verify that the selected medical college in Ukraine, where he/she intends to take MBBS admission in Ukraine is recognized in MCI/NMC’s website. This is very important, as only those students who complete their MBBS course from a MCI/NMC recognized medical university in Russia are allowed to appear in the MCI/NMC Screening Test/FMGE/National Exit Test in India for practicing medicine here.
Medical Colleges in Ukraine : Government/Private
Most MBBS colleges in Ukraine that are currently being offered by us to Indian students are government universities with few of them being private universities too. This is one of the prime reasons for such low MBBS fees in Ukraine as compared to Indian medical colleges. With a very low population in Ukraine, these handful number of medical universities in Ukraine are actually sufficient to provide adequate healthcare services to whole of it’s population. Hence, neither there has been any such requirement nor competition among universities or colleges in Ukraine for establishing new universities in Ukraine yet.
Medical Universities in Ukraine : Fees Criteria
Just as not all MBBS medical colleges in India have the same fee structure, the same applies to Ukraine too. However, there are some obvious factors which determine and help us understand the varying pattern of fees in different medical colleges in Ukraine. Some of the factors are as mentioned below :
- Location of university
- Establishment year of university
- Number of foreign students enrolled in university
- Number of years since English medium course started
- Standard of hostel & facilities for foreign students
- Level of expertise of medical faculty teaching in English medium
- Number of hospitals associated with university for clinical classes
- Additional facility of MCI/NMC training & preparation
- Availability of guest lecturers from India
- Use of modern & digital technology in teaching
- Opportunity to participate in exchange programs with other countries
These above factors are not the only ones that are taken into consideration while deciding fees. There are some top notch universities in Ukraine, that have very good infrastructure and facilities, but offer MBBS course in low fees as a step to attract more international students and stay in competition with other universities that are well established since decades.
How to Choose Best Medical University in Ukraine ?
With so many renowned MBBS universities in Ukraine, it can be rather confusing at times to finalize one among them. A basic approach which we suggest should be, simply to plan and first of all decide your total expenditure for whole MBBS course including living expenses, travelling to India expenses and any other miscellaneous expenses which you have in your mind. After which, you should calculate the total amount which you can afford per year and then start looking for options within that budget. We are always here to suggest the best possible option within your affordable budget and help you finalize the best MBBS university in Ukraine accordingly. As not all medical universities in Ukraine allow transfer of fees through loan directly to their bank accounts, we also advise on universities to choose from if you wish to study with loan assistance in Ukraine.
MBBS Education in Medical Universities in Ukraine
Ukraine has recently witnessed a steep rise in the influx of students for MBBS in Ukraine from the Indian sub continent. The government of Ukraine lays very much emphasis on secondary education & grants free education to all it’s citizens. The number of medical universities in Ukraine seems to be actually more than the number of them required for a country of this size. There are more than 20 government medical universities in this country that are solely run by the government under their Ministry of Health of Ukraine & Ministry of Education & Science of Ukraine. All of these medical universities in Ukraine are recognized by WDOMS (World Directory of Medical Schools) as well as NMC (National Medical Commission). The country is always happy to accept students from around the world. All it’s university are equipped will modern facilities & reflect a great European infrastructure.
15 years back from today, there was not such an open environment for students from around the world to get enrolled in top medical universities in Ukraine due to the fact that no English medium courses were available back then. But after a few years when MBBS in English medium in Russia was started, Ukraine also opened it’s gates to international students and has since then been seeing a rise in number of students from India every year. As the number of students grew every year in Ukraine, the standard of education in English medium also improved and today, MBBS colleges of Ukraine get hundreds of students every year from around the world and the majority of them being from India. Being more of a European counter part, the students from India are also very keen to get themselves enrolled in this part of world at nearly the same cost that they would have spent for getting admission in some other European country.
With the number of aspiring students from India increasing every year, medical colleges of Ukraine are rapidly gaining popularity among students from India due to the whole lot things they offer at an affordable cost. As of today, thousands of students have graduated from different medical universities of Ukraine and are successfully practicing in India & other parts of the world. The duration of medical education in Ukraine is 6 years (5 years 8 months) in English medium. While the option of studying in Ukrainian medium is also available at a much less cost, rarely any student opts for it. The reasons being the obvious one i.e. student’s clear intention of returning to India after course & the extra duration of course to learn Ukrainian language which makes it of 7 years (6 years 8 months). The professors & teachers have immense experience in teaching international students in English medium too.
Top and most renowned medical universities in Ukraine accept students based on their qualifications of school & no entrance test is required for the same. The classes do not have more than 15 students. It helps the students immensely to be frank with their teachers and clear their doubts without any hesitation. The grading system in Ukraine is from 1 to 5 with 1 being the lowest score 5 being the highest score. A score of 2 or below is considered fail and students must score either 3/4/5 to clear any test or exam. Throughout the tenure of MBBS education in Ukraine, students have to take numerous oral, practical & written tests in offline & online mode to keep up with the pace of medical education and be up to date. The students must also clear a government licensing exam at the end of their to be finally granted the degree of MD (Physician). This degree is equivalent to MBBS doctor’s qualification in India and is just a sort of synonym of it.
Choosing a government medical university of Ukraine can prove to be the best decision of a student’s lifetime. All universities provide ample theoretical knowledge & practical exposure to Indian students. After the first 2 years of medical education in Ukraine, students have most of their classes in hospitals of city where they get to interact with patients, diagnosis them & write a treatment plan. Students may even get a chance to work on a day or night duty in hospitals in last 2 years of their course. After completion of their MBBS from medical universities in Ukraine, students can either choose to return to India for practicing medicine or can even stay in Ukraine just after completion of course and immediately get a work permit here.