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Why Study Medicine in English at Sumy State University in Ukraine?

  • Guaranteed course entry & no entrance examinations are required.
  • Tuition fees are only $ 4,300 (approx. £3,100) per annum.
  • Graduate Entry options available to BSc holders.
  • Entry takes place every September & March.
  • Internationally recognised qualifications.
+  Why choose Sumy State University?
  • Sumy State University (SSU) is situated in Sumy city in the North-East of Ukraine.
  • The university has been rated by Webometrics, U-Multirank and uniRank as one of the finest universities in Ukraine.
  • It currently serves about 16,000 students of which 1,300 are foreign, representing over 50 different countries. SSU features a lively international student community.
  • SSU boasts many global links and has cooperated with more than 200 international partners.
  • With almost 100 sports clubs to choose from, SSU is a great choice for sporty types. The university is well known for its sporting acumen with some students going on to compete in the Olympic Games, World, European and Ukrainian Championships.
+  What does the Medicine programme involve?
  • Medicine is a 6-year course and is taught exclusively through English.
  • Course class groups consist of about 8-10 students, ensuring an excellent student-teacher ratio.
  • The medicine programme brings together different fundamental and clinical disciplines.
  • In the second and third year of their studies, students will gain practical experience in patient care through clinical studies.
  • The university actively encourages medical students to participate in academic mobility programmes, international conferences, summer international practice and volunteering.
+  What does the Graduate Entry in Medicine programme entail?
  • Graduates with a bachelor’s degree in a science related field may be eligible for Graduate Entry to the Medicine programme.
  • This option is perfect for graduates who have studied a field related to Medicine and who wish to further their education, open up new job opportunities and accelerate their route towards a Medical degree.
  • Graduate Entry students can enrol in the 2nd or 3rd year of the Medicine programme without taking entrance exams provided that they meet the requirements. By commencing at a later start date, graduate entry students complete the course in a shorter time and therefore, pay less tuition fees.
  • Graduates wishing to apply will need to supply analytical transcripts of the courses they have studied as well as the other necessary admission documents (listed below).
+  How much does the programme cost?
ProgrammeProgramme StartsAnnual Fees (£)
MedicineSeptember & March2,600
Living CostsMonthly (£)Annually (£)
Rent (Private Accommodation)100-2001,200-2,400
Electricity & Gas18180
TV Cable/Internet880
Public Transportation770
+  Admission to Sumy State University

Applicants are required to provide the following information:

  1. Complete application form
  2. International Passport
  3. Scanned passport sized photograph
  4. A copy of your secondary education results with physics, chemistry, biology and English as compulsory subjects
  5. Proof of date of birth
  6. Any other education documents if available
  7. A personal data use consent form
+  Life in Sumy
  • Situated on the banks of the Psel River, the charming city of Sumy is the administrative capital of the north-eastern Sumy Region.
  • More than 44,000 students live in Sumy, and it has become known as the “City of Students.”
  • Well-known for its wealth of cultural activities, Sumy boasts numerous theatres, museums, and art galleries and hosts a number of internationally-acclaimed music festivals.
  • The city of Sumy is dotted with many examples of beautiful modern and traditional architecture.
  • With its well-connected public transport system, foreigners will have no problem travelling throughout the city.
+  Living in Ukraine
  • As the largest country in Europe, Ukraine offers foreign students a wealth of diverse cultures to explore.
  • Often overlooked by tourists, Ukraine offers students an authentic experience of Eastern Europe.
  • Nature-lovers will delight in Ukraine’s magnificent landscapes and 20 natural reserves.
  • Ukraine is an ideal choice for students due to its low cost of living and excellent education system.

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