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Why Study Medicine at Sumy State University in Ukraine?


No Entry Exams

Tuition fees

Medicine: $4,300/year

Undergraduate Entry

Medicine: 6 Years




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Clinical Rotations

Medicine: Up to the last 3 years

+  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.
+ Graduate Entry with BSc Degree Medicine Programme
  • SSU offers the 3-Year or 4-Year Graduate Entry Medicine Programme to Bachelor’s Degree (BSc) holders from a science-related field such as Biomedical Science.
  • Modules are taught entirely in English and the programme commences in Year Three or Year Four of the SSU 6-Year Undergraduate Medicine course.
  • To apply, candidates submit their Bachelor’s Degree academic transcripts and successful applicants do not sit entry exams.
  • The SSU graduate medicine programme is an accelerated study opportunity in theoretical and clinical fundamentals preparing students for all areas of practising medicine.
  • Students attend lectures, laboratories, tutorials, and clinical rotations with a rigorous pre-clinical and clinical curriculum in line with EU standards.
  • SSU students gain experience in Ukrainian medical settings preparing them for working as a medical practitioner in Europe and around the world.
  • The Study Medicine Europe Transcript Evaluation Team is authorised to assess graduate programme applications in order to evaluate documentation such as Bachelor’s Degree paperwork and academic transcripts; refer to the Graduate Entry Assessment Process tab below for further details
+ What do the SME Clinical Rotations in the UK, Ireland, Canada, USA & Australia Involve?
  • SME offers students studying medicine at SSU the opportunity to complete international clinical rotations for up to three years in medical facilities and hospitals.
  • SME matches students to international placements in line with their SSU curriculum in professional medical settings in the USA, Canada, the UK, and Australia.
  • Applicants for the clinical rotations must apply to SME with:
    • Their CV and clinical rotations preferences (location, department and duration of placement).
    • Official authorisation of paperwork submission from the SSU Professor coordinating their university programme.
  • SME will review applications in order of submission with places limited; offers are based on the successful matching the clinical facility with the applicant’s preferences.
  • International clinical experience is invaluable training for medicine students as they are able to diversify their practical skills while learning from medical professionals in dynamic facilities and regions.
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+  What does the Medicine programme cost?
Programmes Programme Starts Annual Fees ()
Medicine October & March 3,300
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 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
  • 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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