Kharkiv KNMU

Kharkiv National Medical University

Kharkiv National Medical University (KNMU) is one of the top medical universities located in Kharkiv city in the east of Ukraine. The University was founded in 1805. Since 1951 the University has been training international students.

Kharkiv National Medical University is the best medical university in Ukraine for foreign students who want to Study Medicine in Ukraine. young people come to study medicine from more than 86 different countries. The main countries are India, Egypt, Pakistan, Nigeria, Jordan, Maldives, Israel, Morocco, Oman, Ghana, Sudan, Iraq, Syria, Yemen and others. The Degree (MBBS, BDS, MD, MDS, MS, NURSING) of the Kharkov National Medical University (KNMU) is prestigious and it is recognized all over the world.


  1. General Medicine – In order to get doctor of medicine degree (MBBS or MD), students have to study a strict curriculum of 6 years.
  2. Dentistry – For getting the degree of Doctor of Dentistry (BDS), students have to study a 5 year course.
  3. Pharmacy – Duration of Pharmacy course is of 5 years.
  4. Nursing – The course lengths 3 years.
  5. Premedical course – During preparatory course international students acquaint with local culture, learn Russian language and study such subjects like Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Studies, etc. After premedical course students, get guaranty admission to the main course (MBBS) at September. Length of the premedical course is from several month for 1 year.


The University has excellent teaching staff. It consists of 727 teachers including 121 Doctors of Sciences and Professors, 448 Candidates of Medical Science, 34 members of academies,16 Honored Scientists,2 Honored Workers of High School,4 Honored Doctors of Ukraine,5 winners of the state prize of Ukraine.

In addition, university invites famous professors from all over the world in order to they can share their experience with future yang specialists.

Classrooms in the University are well equipped with all necessary facilities. During study in university students work in x-ray rooms, clinical laboratories, take part in patient examination.

Academic Year. The academic year usually has two semesters. The first semester begins from 1st September and finishes in the first week of January. The second semester starts from the 1st February and continue to the middle of June.


Accommodation. KNMU provides excellent hostel accommodation for international students. Dormitory rooms at hostel can accommodate 2 or 3 students to a room. All rooms in hostels are provided with internet facility and equipped with bed, mattress, pillow, blanket, desk, chair, heating, water system and suitable lighting for study and rest.

KNMU has gained the reputation of a reliable partner among leading higher education institutions and international organizations dealing with the issues of higher education and medicine. The University has established and strives to expand international links with many countries. Today, the University collaborates in the field of medicine and medical education with lots of foreign universities and organizations, among which are the following ones:


Courses Tuition fee English medium Tuition fee Russian medium Accommodation
General medicine / MBBS / Medicine 5800 USD 4000USD 500-1000 every year
Dentistry / BDS 4800 USD 4300USD 500-1000 every year
Nursing 2500 USD 2500 USD 500-1000 every year
Pharmacy 4800 USD 4500 USD 500-1000 every year
Premedical course 1700 USD 1900 USD 500-1000 every year