Study in Ukraine

Quality education in the “bread basket of Europe”

Ukraine is a country situated in Eastern Europe. It has an area of 603,628 km², making it the second largest country in Europe. Higher education in Ukraine has a long and rich history which has been well known and highly appreciated worldwide.

Ukrainian higher education qualifications have two types including professional and academic ones. Junior Specialist is for students who have acquired incomplete higher education, needed kills and specific knowledge at a certain level of profession. This will take 2,5–3 years.

If students want to achieve a Bachelor’s degree, they usually have to study for approximately 4 years (240 ECTS credits). Ukraine offers a wide range of fields such as economy, arts, science, engineering – and especially medicine. After Bachelor’s degree, there is one year training (60 ECTS credits) for students to become specialists in a certain field.

Study in Ukraine

Master’s degree takes approximately 1–1,5 years (60–90 ECTS credits). During Master’s studies, students are required to write their final work on a selected subject and create a presentation. They also have to be able to collect, analyze and summarize, synthesize and to communicate study and practical material.

Many universities in Ukraine rank at high positions and have been widely recognized. Particularly, medicine is Ukraine’s major strength. Its courses are appreciated by WHO, for example. There are thousands of international students studying medicine in Ukraine.

Luckily, studying and living in Ukraine doesn’t cost students that much. The costs are relatively cheap compared to other countries in Europe. It is possible to live with 100 € to 200 € per month. Furthermore, Ukraine has many interesting activities for students interested in good food, drinks and atmosphere.

Top 3 reasons to study in Ukraine:

  • Top universities with high rankings
  • Low living costs
  • A very large country full of interesting culture to explore.

Did you know this about Ukraine?

  • Ukraine is taking part in the Bologna process.
  • Ukraine is the second biggest country in Europe by its size.
  • The third most visited McDonald’s in the world is located in Kiev, near the train station. This restaurant has always been in the top five most crowded McDonald’s’ in the world.

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