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Why Study Medicine at Sumy State University in Ukraine?

  • Entry to the course is guaranteed & no entry examinations are required.
  • Tuition fees are very affordable at $4,300 per year.
  • Graduate Entry is offered for BSc holders.
  • Entry is every September & March.
  • Qualifications in medicine are globally recognised.
+  Why Choose Sumy State University?
  • Located in Sumy city in the North-East of Ukraine, Sumy State University (SSU) currently serves about 16,000 students.
  • The university boasts a vibrant international student community with about 1,300 foreign students representing over 50 different countries.
  • The university rankings organisations Webometrics, U-Multirank and uniRank rate SSU as one of the top universities in Ukraine.
  • SSU has strong international connections and cooperates with over 200 partners from all over the world.
  • SSU is home to almost 100 sports clubs and many students have gone on to compete in the Olympic Games, World and European Championships.
+  What does the Medicine course involve?
  • The Medicine course lasts for six years and is taught entirety through English.
  • Class groups are small, consisting of about 8-10 students.
  • The course combines different fundamental and clinical disciplines.
  • In second and third year, students undertake clinical studies which allows them to gain practical experience in patient care.
  • Medical students are encouraged to partake in academic mobility programmes, international conferences, summer international practice and volunteering.
+  What does the Graduate Entry in Medicine programme entail?
  • Graduate entry is open to holders of a Bachelor’s degree in a field of study related to the sciences.
  • Graduate Entry is an ideal option for candidates who wish to continue their education, enhance their job prospects and accelerate their route towards a Medical degree.
  • If they meet the requirements, Graduate Entry students can enrol in the 2nd or 3rd year of the Medicine programme without entrance exams, meaning that they can complete the course in a shorter time and pay less tuition fees.
  • To apply, graduates need to submit their degree and original transcripts of the courses they have completed in addition to the other necessary documents (listed below).
+  What does the Medicine programme cost?
Programmes Programme Starts Annual Fees (£)
September & March 3,100
Living Costs Monthly (£) Annually (£)
Rent (Private Accommodation) 100200 1,2002,400
Food 120 1200
Books 180
Electricity & Gas 18 180
Water 2 20
TV Cable/Internet 8 80
Public Transportation 7 70
Total 255355 2,9004,100
+  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 forms
+  Life in Sumy
  • Colloquially known as the “City of Students”, approximately 44,000 students live in Sumy.
  • The scenic city of Sumy is located in the North-East of Ukraine on the banks of the beautiful Psel River.
  • One of the great cultural centres of Ukraine, Sumy boasts a number of theatres, museums, and art galleries. It also plays host to several internationally-acclaimed music festivals.
  • Architecture buffs will delight in the many beautiful buildings and churches which are scattered throughout the city.
  • The city has a well-connected public transport system which includes trains, buses and taxis.
+  Living in Ukraine
  • Europe’s largest country, the fascinating nation of Ukraine boasts a wealth of diverse cultures.
  • Ukrainians are well-known for their openness and hospitality.
  • An ideal spot for nature-lovers, Ukraine is renowned for its beautiful landscapes which include stunning mountains, breathtaking lakes and 20 natural reserves.
  • With its low cost of living and excellent educational system, Ukraine is a perfect option for students.
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