+1. How long is the program of medicine, dentistry or veterinary medicine at Armenian, Georgian, Serbian, Ukrainian, Romanian or Bulgarian University Medical Schools?
In all countries the program of Medicine lasts for 5 or 6 years, Dentistry for 5 or 6 years and Veterinary Medicine for 5.5 years. All programs include required pre-clinical and clinical years or practical training along with mandatory internship work during your last year of studies. After completing the program, students have to sit for the license exam in order to be awarded their Degree and be eligible to attend their graduation ceremony.
+2. What is the number of students in each class at Armenian, Georgian, Serbian, Ukrainian, Romanian or Bulgarian Medical Universities (student-teacher ratio)?
Every year, these Medical Universities accept between 100 and 300 students in each program, depending on class capacity. However, lectures take place in smaller groups of students (5-10) depending on the nature and the requirements of each course.
+3. Will the University courses in Medicine, Dentistry of Veterinary medicine be taught in English?
Courses are taught in English; however, students must gain basic knowledge of the local language as part of the university program in order to be capable to interact with patients of the University hospital from their 3rd year of studies onwards.
+4. Do Armenian, Georgian, Serbian, Ukrainian, Romanian or Bulgarian Medical Universities use the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) and if yes, how many credits should I have in order to complete my studies in medicine, dentistry or in veterinary medicine?
All Armenian, Georgian, Serbian, Ukrainian, Romanian or Bulgarian Medical Universities use the ECTS. Each student needs to have 60-75 credits in each academic year or a total of 360 credits from all 5 or 6 years of studies in order to graduate with a degree of Medicine, Dentistry or Veterinary medicine.
+5. How many months should I spend studying abroad?
It is very common for most students to spend at least 8 months studying abroad and return back to their home for Christmas, Easter and during summer. Others stay along and enjoy life abroad or work in an internship or as part of a co-op programme which we help find for them, for additional experience. It’s up to you.
+6. Do I need a student visa to study in Armenia, Georgia, Serbia, Ukraine, Romania or Bulgaria
+7. Are the qualifications received at Armenian, Georgian, Serbian, Ukrainian, Romanian or Bulgarian Medical Schools internationally recognised?
All Armenian, Georgian, Serbian, Ukrainian, Romanian or Bulgarian University Medical schools are internationally accredited Institutions and their Degrees are recognised globally. They are listed on the WHO (World Health Organization) directory of international medical schools and are on the IMED (International Medical Education Directory) public database of worldwide medical schools.