Kharkiv National Medical University

Kharkiv National Medical University is the best medical university in Ukraine for international students to study medicine in Ukraine. Historically, our University was the top medical educational institution in Ukraine. The Degree of MBBS (MD – General Medicine, BDS – Dentistry, Pharmacy,  Nursing) of Kharkov National Medical University is prestigious and it is recognized all over the world.

Kharkiv National Medical University (KNMU) Ukraine is one of the oldest higher educational establishments of Ukraine. Founded in 1805 as the Medical Faculty of the Kharkiv University it was later renamed in Kharkiv Medical Institute and Kharkiv State Medical University and presently it is Kharkiv National Medical University – KNMU.

Since 1951 the University has been training doctors for different countries of Europe, Asia, Africa. Presently more 4600 foreign citizens study at KNMU (Medical / Dentistry / Pharmacy Faculties, and PG course). More than 7,500 international students graduated from KNMU since 1951. Among former graduates of the University there are ministers and members of parliaments in various countries, outstanding scientists and famous specialists who founded their own clinics abroad.

Among the University academicians there are than 700 teachers, including 102 Doctors of Sciences and Professors, 387 Candidates of Medical Science, 32 members of academies, 17 Honored Scientists

International students study medicine in English or Russian optionally. Practical training start from the 3rd year and is arranged at municipal hospitals and clinics of Kharkiv city. Students examine patients, give urgent aid, fill case histories with their subsequent analysis, work at X-ray rooms, clinical and biochemical laboratories.

Departments Available for Study

  1. Cardio surgery
  2. Cardiology
  3. Dermatology
  4. ENT
  5. Family medicine
  6. Forensic Medicine
  7. Gastroenterology
  8. General Medicine
  9. Genecology
  10. Internal diseases
  11. Neurology
  12. Neurosurgery
  13. Nuclear Medicine
  14. Oncology
  15. Ophthalmology
  16. Orthopaedics’
  17. Paediatrics
  18. Plastic Surgery
  19. Public Health
  20. Pulmonary Medicine
  21. Radiology
  22. Social Medicine
  23. Surgery
  24. Therapy
  25. Urology
  26. Urosurgery

The degree of Kharkiv National Medical University is recognized and highly respected all over the world. KNMU is recognised by the Medical Council of India. This means that students who qualify NEET will be eligible to sit for MCI Screening Test/FMGE upon their return to India. The MD degree (equivalent to MBBS in India) which a student receives after graduating from Kharkiv National Medical University is also recognised by WHO and General Medical Council.


Course Duration in Kharkiv National Medical University is 6-years

Provides MD Physician degree equivalent to MBBS in INDIA

During this 6-year program, the students learn different subjects

For 6 years of training 13,474 hours out of them:

Humanitarian subjects — 1,576 hours
Social-economic subjects — 432 hours
Fundamental /general scientific/ subjects — 2,180 hours
Professionally oriented subjects — 6,098 hours
Elective courses — 324 hours
Practical training — 972 hours
Subinternship /in the 6th year — 1,892 hours

Kharkiv National Medical University is one of the top-ranked medical university in Ukraine. The university ranks at 1st place among higher medical educational establishments of Ukraine under Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.

(Ukraine State Centre of International Education)

Accommodation in KNMU

There are 3 Hostels, hostel rooms are furnished and vary in size and number of conveniences. Dormitory rooms at hostel can accommodate 2 or 3 students to a room..

In the hostel each room is attached with separate Washrooms  and kitchen is provided for students to cook food to their own taste. Students will need to supply their own kitchen utensils.

  A very good hostel system with fully furnished rooms, quite study environment and surrounded with recreation centre.

  All rooms in hostels are provided with internet facility.

  24-hour access to security and emergency services

  Separate arrangements for boys and girls.

Accommodation is guaranteed for all the Indian students who wish to study in KNMU. There are several accommodation options and it is important to consider whether you prefer an independent life style outside the hostel or enjoy living in a student community. Combining the convenience of living on the campus with access to services will help you excel academically providing the opportunity to build lasting relationships, and comfortable, effective studentship.

All rooms (single, double, triple) are equipped with beds, mattress, pillow, desk, chair, heater, lightening etc., which students may need for studying and relaxation. There are areas for playing sports and communication.

Tuition Fees for MBBS in Kharkiv National Medical University

4800 USD per year

Hostel Fees:

Hostel Category 1: 1300 USD per Year

Hostel Category 2: 1000 USD per Year

Hostel Category 3: 800 USD per Year

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Surgery Classes at University.

MCI Coaching at University

Paediatrics Class at University

Indian Students at University