Study in Ukraine

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Study in Ukraine

Did you know Ukraine is a popular study abroad destination among Indian students planning to study MBBS? As per Indian Express, more than 4000 students from India pursue MBBS in Ukraine. Although Ukraine is a popular destination for MBBS, it is a hub for other trending courses such as aerospace engineering, biochemistry, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, computer science, engineering, journalism and communications. Let’s explore why you should study in Ukraine, its application process and more! 

 Top Reasons to Study in Ukraine

  • Affordable tuition fees- As compared to countries like USA, UK & Canada, Ukraine is an affordable study destination. The average tuition fee cost between INR 15-26 lakhs for UG courses and INR 20-25 lakhs for PG courses.
  • Recognized degree- One of the popular reasons to study in Ukraine is that degrees are recognized worldwide. This opens the door of opportunities for you around the world.
  • Easy pathway to PR- After completing a study programme, a person may be eligible for permanent residence and as compared to other European countries, PR in Ukraine is easy for Indian students.

Student Life in Ukraine

  • Libraries, hospitals, gyms, conference and concert halls, laboratories and other training facilities, security, and other amenities are available on campus for a secure and comfortable stay
  • Almost all universities have sports teams that compete against their peers
  • Life as a student in Ukraine is far less expensive than in other European countries. The average monthly budget might range from € 150 to € 300 ($200-$400) (INR 15,144- 30,287) depending on the city and lifestyle
  • The student receives an international student card shortly after being accepted to the university, which provides a discount of up to 30% on plane and train tickets
  • When you study in Ukraine, the teaching technique emphasises practical knowledge in addition to academic knowledge
  • Many Ukrainian institutions have collaborations with universities in the United States, Canada, and Europe, allowing students to meet notable teachers from around the world while paying the same tuition prices

Top Universities in Ukraine

QS Ranking 2022 University
511-520 V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University
601-650 Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
651-700 National Technical University “Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute”
701-750 National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”
701-750 Sumy State University
801-1000 Lviv Polytechnic National University
1001-1200 Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
1001-1200 National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (NaUKMA)

Top Courses to Study in Ukraine

Thinking of studying abroad? But don’t know which course is the best fit for you? Try our AI Course Finder. Feed in your preferences, let the AI match them against millions of data points and you get what you are looking for, saving you hours of research. Following are some of the most popular courses which are picked when a students chooses to study in Ukraine:

  1. MBBS
  2. Engineering
  3. Computer Science
  4. MBA
  5. Nursing
  6. Business Management
  7. Economics
  8. Political Science
  9. Aviation
  10. Dentistry


Here is the basic eligibility for a few of the most popular courses in Ukraine: 

  • MBBS is the most sought after course in Ukraine. The eligibility is 50% in PCB subjects. 
  • For Engineering, a 50% in PCM is required.
  • MBA courses require a bachelor’s degree and 3 years of work experience.
  • For other courses, there is no specific eligibility or entrance tests. All the applications are graded on merit.
  • English proficiency test scores of IELTS/TOEFL are accepted but not compulsory. 

Cost of Studying & Living

Depending upon your course, tuition rates at Ukrainian institutions range from $1200 to $5000 (INR 3,78,587). Most preparatory programmes charge less than $2000 (INR 1,51,435) intuition, while other colleges charge as little as $1000 (INR 75,717). Here is a breakdown of the expenses one has to incur to study in Ukraine:

Expense Monthly Cost (in INR) Annual Cost (in INR)
Food 10,380 124,560
Rent 16,088 193,054
Electricity & Gas 1,112 13,350
Water 1,320 15,840

Top Scholarships to Study in Ukraine

Here is a list of the scholarships which would enable students to study in Ukraine

  • The Gilman Scholarship Program.
  • School of Russian and Asian Studies Scholarships and Grants.
  • The Boren Awards.
  • IREX Scholarships.
  • Ukrainian International Education Council Scholarships and Grants.
  • Education Future International Scholarship

Are you planning to study in Ukraine but not sure where to start? Contact our Leverage Edu experts for end-to-end guidance from application to Visa process. Call us at 1800 57 2000 to book your FREE 30-minutes counselling session today!

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