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


No Entry Exams

Tuition fees


Undergraduate Entry

6 Years




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Graduate Entry

3-4 Years with BSc Degree

Clinical Rotations

Up to the last 3 years

+  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 is the 6-Year Undergraduate Medicine Course?
  • 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 is the 3-Year or 4-Year with BSc Degree Graduate Medicine Course?

3-Year or 4-Year Graduate Entry Programme

  • SSU in Ukraine welcomes applications for the 3-Year or 4-Year Graduate Entry Medicine Programme with candidates required to have a Bachelor’s Degree in a science-related field, e.g. Biomedical Science.
  • The programme modules are all taught in English with studies commencing in Year Three or Year Four of SSU 6-Year Undergraduate Medicine.
  • Students are not required to sit entrance exams however eligibility is assessed based on application documents and submission of analytical academic transcripts.
  • SSU is renowned for a rigorous pedagogical framework in line with EU standards consisting of pre-clinical and clinical modules taught on-campus, in hospitals, and a range of professional medical settings.
  • The curriculum at SSU involves lectures, seminars, tutorials, laboratories, and clinical immersion with the option to undertake professional volunteering as well.
  • SSU alumni demonstrate strong theoretical knowledge and clinical skills with a global-MD qualification that enables them to work abroad after graduation.
  • Study Medicine Europe (SME) has the authorised Transcript Evaluation Team to assess and evaluate Bachelor’s paperwork and academic transcripts for the graduate programmes; comprehensive official information is at the tab below, Graduate Entry Assessment Process.
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+  How do the SME Clinical Rotations in the UK, Ireland, Canada, USA & Australia work?
  • SME offers SSU students the special opportunity to complete international clinical rotations for up to three years in medical hospitals and facilities abroad.
  • The rotations are in line with the SSU clinical modules matched by SME placements in professional settings in Canada, the USA, Australia, Ireland, and the UK.
  • SSU students must apply directly to SME for the rotations with submission of the following documents:
    ○ Rotations preferences consisting of the location, department, and duration of the placement, as well as their CV.
    ○ An official authorised confirmation from their SSU Professor who coordinates their programme.
  • Places in the international regions are limited therefore SME assesses and approves applications in order of submission and based on the ability to match the student.
  • Undertaking international experience while studying is a fantastic opportunity for students to extend their skills, diversify their clinical immersion, and learn in dynamic settings.
+  How much does the programme cost?
Programme Programme Starts Annual Fees ()
Medicine october & March 4,300
Living Costs Monthly () Annually ()
Rent (Private Accommodation) 100200 1,2002,400
Food 120 1,200
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 must provide the following information:
  1. An application which includes the following details: bio, education history and course for which you are applying.
  2. A copy of your secondary education results with subjects studied.
  3. Documents from your home country confirming that you are authorised to study in Ukraine.
  4. Two small photos of 4-5cm.
All documents need to be translated into Ukrainian to satisfy state directives.
+  What is the Graduate Entry Assessment Process?
  • SME facilitates the application and entry to Graduate Medicine Programmes in Ukraine for graduates with a Bachelor’s Degree in a science-related field with no entrance exams for successful applicants.
  • SME Assesses applications to the Graduate Programme with the following steps:
    1. Completion of the due diligence process on behalf of the medical university
    2. Comparison of the transcripts of the students from their past studies with the study programme of the medical university
    3. Submission of the comparison for approval to both the respective ministry of education and the medical university itself.
  • SME exclusively offers the 3-Year or 4-Year Graduate Entry Medicine Programme on behalf of our European partner universities for students who meet the entry requirements.
+  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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