Kharkiv National Medical University

About University



Kharkiv National Medical University is one of the ancient Government Universities of Ukraine, founded in the year 1805 in the urban territory of Kharkiv. It has branches in Luhansk, Dnipropetrovsk, and Donetsk providing advanced medical education in the country. Kharkiv National Medical University (KNMU) is a non-benefit educational organization that is dynamically involved with UNESCO.

Kharkiv National University is perceived by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine. The degree offered in MBBS (MD, BDS – Dentistry, Pharmacy, and Nursing) is recognized and accepted worldwide. The medium of study is the local language however foreign students can choose from Russian or English optionally. The study is more focused on the practical training starts from the 3rd year only that is being arranged in the government hospitals or Kharkiv’s clinics.

Highlights of the Kharkiv National Medical University


  • Kharkiv National Medical University has more than 700 teachers, 12 Doctors of Science and professors, 32 members of academies, 387 candidates of Medical Science, and 17 Honored Scientists.
  • Among 7000 students, there are more than 2000 students are from foreign countries.



Kharkiv is the youth capital of Ukraine which is known for its beautiful natural sites and best architecture. It is the second-largest city in the country, a centre for scientific, cultural, educational, transport, and industrial development. It is home to 10 theatres, 20 museums, 80 libraries, and a number of art galleries.

Kharkiv (another name from Russians) is also known for its growth in higher educations with 13 national universities and numerous technical, professionals, and private higher education institutions in a wide range of disciplines. It is often referred to as the student city because of numerous study centres, educational institutes, and universities.

Kharkiv authorities promote students in sports and other co-curricular activities that include a long list of sports and games like cricket, football, basketball, tennis, and other cultural activities. These activities are conducted by the many recreations clubs that organize the festival and occasional parties, welcome parties for foreign students.

Indian students at Kharkiv National Medical University

  • Medical Degree at Kharkiv:  Kharkiv Medical Degree is prestigious which is recognized globally as MD – General Medicine. The degree is equivalent to MBBS in India.

    International Recognition:  It is recognized by International organizations such as MCI (Medical Council of India), WHO (World Health Organization), AVICENNA Directory for Medicine, UNESCO, FAIMER, and AMEE.

    Low-Cost MBBS:  MBBS fees in Ukraine is very affordable in comparison to other European countries. Please refer to the given below fees structure.

    MBBS Entrance Exams:  Admission to Kharkiv does not require any admission test like IELTS or GMAT. The admission process is very simple which will be proceeded by the Lakshya Team.  There are no hidden entrance fees and donation fees for admission.

    High-Quality Education:  KNMU is a part of the Bologna Process which is a series of ministerial meetings and agreements between European countries designed to ensure comparability of the quality and standard of higher education qualifications. It helps to ensure a higher standard of medical education.

    Language:  The medium of study is English in Ukraine (student can choose either Russian or English). In addition, students are taught local languages to establish a comfort level in their study and communication with local students, faculty, and patients.

About Hostel

  • KNMU offers guaranteed accommodation to students. There are high-spaced rooms in the hostel of the university which is nearby to the location. The hostel is featured with furniture rooms, 24 hours security including CCTV and hostel guards, free internet services, health services as well as counseling services. There are different types of rooms that vary in size and number of partners that students can choose at per his/her convenience. There is an area available for sports and communication.

    Co-curricular Activities: Apart from the 6 years of medical study in Ukraine, students can participate in other co-curricular activities including cricket, volleyball, tennis, and other cultural activities.

Kharkiv National Medical University Fees for MBBS

1st Year

INR 336000.00 $ 4800.00

2nd Year

INR 336000.00 $ 4800.00

3rd Year

INR 336000.00 $ 4800.00

4th Year

INR 336000.00 $ 4800.00

5th Year

INR 336000.00 $ 4800.00

6th Year

INR 336000.00 $ 4800.00

Full Price

INR 2016000.00 $ 28800.00