Studies show that Europe is the most preferred destination for students when they plan to study abroad. Ukraine isn’t an exception. Euro Edu Consultants guide students especially for getting admissions to their preferred destinations in Europe.
Ukraine is a hospitable nation with no racism and tolerance towards other religions. It offers education at an affordable cost and innovative education. Apart from that, you don’t need to pass too many exams to get admissions to the universities in Ukraine.
Reasons why students choose Ukraine
Climate in Ukraine
In many parts of Ukraine, the standard weather is moderately continental, with distinct seasons. In Western and Southern zones the climate is much milder than the other two zones.
The average temperature in the summer season ranges from 18 to 20 degrees celsius. Whereas the average temperature in the winter ranges from -3 to +6 degrees celsius.
Rains are random as most of the parts falling the mountainous ranges. Some regions experience good rain whereas the Southern parts experience droughts.
Cost of Living in Ukraine
Ukraine holds first place on the affordability of the cost of living. It ranks second based on satisfaction with the financial state for foreigners as per the ranking done by ‘Expat-Insider’. According to a study by ‘International Organisation’ 85% of the foreigners are satisfied with their level of expenses. Nearly 75% of the people vouch for selecting Ukraine because of the affordable cost of living.
For housing needs, you can stay in a dormitory that costs $50-$100 per month, else rent an apartment. A flat with 1 room costs a rent of $250 per month whereas in Kyiv prices are around $350-450 per month.
The best part is teaching space and lodgings are done in the same residential block mitigating the need for transport. Each University has many dormitories with Kitchens, separate bathrooms and well equipped CCTV cameras and guards for security.
To lead a comfortable life in Ukraine, a student should have $1200 to $1500 per year apart from the tuition fees.
The cost of stationery is too low in Ukraine when compared to the other countries of the world. For instance, with $2 you can buy around 1000 pages.
The books are generally provided by the University Library (included in tuition fees).
Clothing is an important accessory that consumes a lot of budgets. In Ukraine a good pair of Jeans costs $10-20, the Shirts cost $5-15, T-Shirts cost $5-12.
Food is one of the basic necessities of life. In Ukraine the cost of food is reasonable. For instance, at $1.5 you can buy 4 kg of potatoes/onions or 3 litres of milk.
Travel in the city
Students are issued Travel Passes by the Universities and the Government and hence students can travel with concessions in cost. It costs roughly around just $5 a month.
Travel around the country
Apart from domestic travel in Ukraine, students get a 40% discount on the normal fares of Trains and buses when they travel around the country.
As soon as you get enrolled as a student in Ukraine University, an International student card is issued which guarantees a student a concession of 30% on the normal airfares.
Steps to be followed in applying for Universities in Ukraine
In order to receive an invitation from the Universities, you need the following documents:
The student visa is generally granted for one year. Following documents are needed to obtain the visa.
In addition to the above, students obtaining admission in the first year to the preparatory faculty need to submit the following documents.
You will need the following documents notarized and get the same certified by the notary from the Ukrainian Embassy in your country. It should be translated into Russian or Ukrainian language.
Post application you will be sent an invitation by the Ukrainian university which will be helpful to you in securing the visa.
Recommended Universities in Ukraine
All the above Universities offer studies for various disciplines but students generally prefer Ukraine for doing MBBS.
Why do Indians prefer to study MBBS in Ukraine?
In 2019, India had a population of 136.64 crores. You are required to pass the NEET exam with a good percentage to get admission to a reputed college.
There are almost 16 lakh candidates and just 67000 seats for doing MBBS. This makes the chance to get admission in desired colleges very less.
So Students prefer Ukraine. We have covered more about it in our article titled ‘Study MBBS in Ukraine’.
Course-wise average tuition fees in Ukraine ( approximately)
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