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Why Study Medicine or Dentistry at Zaporizhzhia State Medical University (ZSMU) in Ukraine?


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Tuition fees

1–3 years : $4,000
4–6 years : $4,500


1–2 years : $4,500
3–5 years : $4,850




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Clinical Rotations

Medicine: Up to the last 3 years

+ Why Choose Zaporizhzhia State Medical University?
  • As one of the oldest medical higher educational institutions in Ukraine, Zaporizhzhia State Medical University (ZSMU) has a long-established reputation of delivering top-quality medical education.
  • The University has over 40 years’ experience providing a high-standard of medical education to international students from countries across Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe.
  • Active students will enjoy the university’s state-of-the-art sports complex which houses a wide range of facilities including multiple gyms, a swimming pool, tennis courts and a shooting-range.
  • The university boasts top-quality IT facilities through which students can access academic materials.
+ What does the Medicine & Dentistry course involve?
  • ZSMU’s English-language undergraduate medicine programme is fully-accredited and lasts for six years.
  • The programme has been designed to meet European standard of medical education.
  • Medical students can access practical classes and medical aid through the university’s state-of-the-art training-scientific centre “University Clinic”.
  • ZSMU’s globally-recognised dentistry course is 5 years in duration and is fully taught through English.
  • The programme gives students a comprehensive theoretical knowledge in dentistry as well as a solid grounding on various clinical disciplines.
+ Graduate Entry with BSc Degree Medicine Programme
  • ZSMU offers the 3-Year or 4-Year Graduate Entry Medicine Programme for Bachelor’s Degree (BSc) graduates from a science-related field.
  • The ZSMU graduate medicine programme commences in the third or fourth year of the 6-Year Undergraduate course.
  • Successful applicants do not sit exams; to apply, candidates submit their analytical academic transcripts.
  • ZSMU is one of Ukraine’s leading medicine institutions with a strong international student body and extensive partnerships throughout Europe.
  • The EU-aligned programme is designed around fundamental knowledge pre-clinical modules studied on-campus and practical clinical modules undertaken in hospitals and medical facilities.
  • The ZSMU alumni network sees graduates working with their international qualification in Ukraine, throughout Europe, South America, and Australasia.
  • The Study Medicine Europe (SME) Transcript Evaluation Team is authorised to assess graduate programme applications with the evaluation of paperwork (including Bachelor’s Degree documentation and academic transcripts); the Graduate Entry Assessment Process tab comprises all key information
+ Graduate Entry with BSc Degree Dentistry Programme
  • The ZSMU 3-Year or 4-Year Graduate Entry Dentistry Programme is open to applicants with Bachelor’s Degree (BSc) in a field such as biomedical science.
  • This graduate dentistry course begins in Year Two or Year Three of the 5-Year Undergraduate Dentistry course with all modules taught in English.
  • To apply to ZSMU, applicants submit their analytical academic transcripts and, if successful, there are no entry exams.
  • The dentistry faculty at ZSMU is part of one of the oldest tertiary facilities in Ukraine which attracts international students from over 40 countries.
  • The ZSMU graduate dentistry is structured into pre-clinical and clinical modules with classes taught on-campus and with dental facility rotations.
  • Graduates have a globally-recognised qualification and are comprehensively trained in surgeries and dental procedures preparing them for an international dentistry career.
  • The Transcript Evaluation Team at Study Medicine Europe (SME) is authorised to assess and evaluate applications (including Bachelor’s Degree documentation and academic transcripts) for the graduate programme; refer to the Graduate Entry Assessment Process tab below for all relevant details.
+ What do the SME Clinical Rotations in the UK, Ireland, Canada, USA & Australia Involve?
  • SME offers the clinical studies initiative for students studying medicine at ZSMU to study at hospitals and medical facilities abroad for up to three years.
  • Clinical rotations placements are matched to the ZSMU curriculum modules with SME reviewing student applications then offering places in Ireland, the UK, Canada, USA, and Australia.
  • SME requires applicants for the clinical rotations to submit:
    • Their CV and rotation preferences inclusive of the location, department and duration of rotation.
    • Official authorisation from the ZSMU Professor coordinating their medicine programme approving the application submission.
  • The places SME are able to offer for the programme are limited due to the specifications of matching students to facilities in line with the curriculum; applications are reviewed and places are offered in order of submission.
  • An international placement expands a medical student’s clinical skills, connects them with professionals all over the world, and develops their fundamental knowledge in diverse environments.
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+ What do the Medicine & Dentistry programmes cost?
Programmes Programme Starts Annual Fees ($)
Medicine October & March 1–3 years of study:4,000 4–6 years of study:4,500
Dentistry October & March 1–2 years of study:4,500 3–5 years of study:4,850
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 Zaporizhzhia State Medical 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 and Dentistry 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 and 3-Year or 4-Year Graduate Entry Dentistry Programme on behalf of our European partner universities for students who meet the entry requirements.
+ Life in Zaporizhzhia
  • Located in the South East of Ukraine, on the banks of the dramatic Dnieper River Zaporizhzhia (or Zaporozhye) is the sixth largest city in Ukraine.
  • The city has a lively artistic scene and boasts many interesting museums, theatres, festivals and art markets.
  • The city is also known as the home of the Cossacks and history buffs can immerse themselves in ancient Cossack culture on the nearby island of Khortytsya.
  • This charming city features a thoroughly unique architectural style and is full of lovely parks and greenery.
+ Living in Ukraine
  • As Europe’s biggest country, Ukraine offers a huge range of attractions and activities to explore.
  • Ukraine is an ideal destination for active students, as its many nature reserves offer breathtaking hiker’s trails as well as a wide range of other exciting outdoor activities.
  • With its rich history and diverse variety of cultures, Ukraine is a top choice for students with an interest in history.
  • Ukrainians are well-known for their openness and hospitality.
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