Kyiv Medical University of UAFM, Kiev, Ukraine

Government medical college, listed in Medical council of India, approved by WHO

Kyiv medical university of UAFM is located in the capital of Ukraine, Kiev. The university offers an undergraduate program in English which leads to M.D. degree which is equivalent to MBBS course in India. The duration of the course is 6 years. The first 3 years of the course is pre-clinical which aims at theoretically developing the basics of a student in basic subjects of the medical sciences, the last 3 years are of clinical training which aims at combining basics in a doctor-patient setup and learning all the clinical skills in theory and practice which make our students skilled, trained and excellent doctors.

It is one of the leading medical institutions in Ukraine. KMU aims at maintaining a reputation of teaching with a difference. The rare specialty of combining the basics of Folk medicine with conventional medicine makes our specialists have an edge over all other health professionals in the world. The University has been constantly working on combining principles of evidence based medicine and Practical based learning in the traditional European curriculum to give that added advantage to our students.


The University enjoys pardonable pride in being the only institute in Ukraine with a program that allows the student to have hands on practical training in the best private health care establishments in the country. KMU IS the only university in the country to have a unique practice of making its students undergo part time training in Germany or Poland.


Medical courses offered by Kyiv Medical University

General medicine – 6 years

Dentistry- 5 years

Pharmacy- 5 years

Preparatory course- 1 year

Student`s life in this city is very good and filled with different possibilities. If you are good in sports there are various sports centers, gyms, and different sports club are there which organize tournament several times a year. If you are good in music, there are several music schools and competitions going through the city. Security services are very active in these countries and crime rates are very low. Local police is very active especially to help foreign citizens. Security is tight at the dormitories. Guards at this dorm generally lock the doors at 11pm and reopen them again at 5am. While it is possible to be let in past curfew, students said this was not guaranteed. People in the city are very curious about foreign students, so there it will be not a problem to get help from any local person if you stuck somewhere.

Transport for students: Full-time students of this university are entitled to reduced tariffs on public transport. The discount is quite significant. If a regular unlimited monthly metro pass costs 2,000 Ukrainian hryvniainUkrain and its other territories, a student pass costs just 380 Ukrainian hryvnia(prices as of 2017). Full-time students of Ukrainian universities have the right to a 50% discount for travel on suburban trains (within a single region). The discount is valid from 1 September to 15 June inclusive each year. You can receive a discount when you purchase a single-journey ticket by presenting your student ID card at the ticket office. For frequent travel, you can get a travel pass or a transport card.

Ukrainian museums offer a great number of discounts for students. Some museums even offer free passes to students for example, at the Tretyakov Gallery and the Pushkin Museum) to free passes (such as to the Hermitage and the Kolomenskoye Museum). Don’t forget that you need to present a valid student ID card to get a discount. Each year in May, many Ukrainian cultural attractions are also open to the public free of charge as part of the Night of Museums. Visitors can attend offered special exhibitions, seminars, lectures, workshops, concerts and much more.

Shopping company and services also offer discounts for students. Many stores distribute leaflets at universities, libraries and cafes. Special promotions often run on the eve of student holidays and at the start of the academic year.

Meal expenses– in universities there are cafeterias which are subsidized by the government hence prices in these cafeterias are lower. The minimum shopping basket ((including bread, pasta, meat, fish, vegetables, fruit, milk, and sugar) in Ukrain costs 2000 to 3000 Ukrainian hryvnia. There are lot of food options for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians. Ukrainian people often eat very healthy meal which helps them keep their body in shape.

Cellular communication, internet- SIM-cards for mobile and tablets are sold on phone stores. For getting a SIM your passport is necessary. Ask in store for advice on the best rates (cost of calls, sms-text, data, etc.). The cost of a standard package of services ranges from 100 to 150Ukrainian hryvnia(USD 3-5). When you buy a SIM-card, the cost of the card is credited to the phone number account and then you top up the balance depending on the tariff plan.

Kyiv Medical University of UAFM, Kiev, Ukraine is listed by National Medical Council of India (NMC)

Approved by WHO