Ukraine is a beautiful country in the mainland Europe and by size the largest country in the continent Europe after Russia.
Kiev is the capital city of Ukraine and situated in the heart of the country.
Currency of Ukraine is Ukrainian Hryvannas (UAH) with 1 US$= 8.00 UAH or 1 UAH= 6.75 INR approximately.
Ukraine is probably one of the safest place in eastern Europe to study in. It has been the foremost choice of international students from all over Asia, Africa, Middle East, and the mainland Europe itself. With its female dominated demography and sex ratio of 1:8 it is probably the safest country to study in for both males as well as female candidates.
Ukraine is mostly a bilingual country with both Russian and Ukrainian as official languages of Ukraine. While most of the eastern part of country prefers Russian as their choice of language the western Ukrainians speak Ukrainian. However people understand both Russian and Ukrainian equally and in Kiev the majority of population speaks Russian and English also.
Average monthly living expenditure in Kiev shall be anything between 250-350 US$ per month. However it depends on choice of lifestyle of the student.
As of now Ukraine is a part of European neighborhood policy and sports visa free regimen for EU citizen.
Ukraine has a very good banking system, with currency exchangers very easily available. While international students can carry their living expenditure in form of cash, travellers cheque or in the form of a visa and debit cards, they can also open their accounts in banks available in the country and the parents can transact money directly from their home country to their ward's bank account in Ukraine. Ukraine also has a lot of other money transfer options such as Western Union, Money gram, Coin Star etc. Most of supermarkets & stores accept both credit and debit cards.
Ukraine is very well connected by air travel with the rest of the world. Kiev the capital city of Ukraine has KIEV BORYSPIL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT just in the outskirts of the city which serves as the main airport of entry for students from all over the world.
Kiev has the most advanced mode of intracity transport in the form of Kiev Metro, local Buses, Trams, local Trains and Kiev Funiculur. Transportation within Kiev is very convenient and easy.
O.O Bogomolets national medical university works with a network of trusted authorized representatives and in turn with their partners to organize the process of admission and visa for an international student. While the university recommends to directly contact one of our authorized representative in your country/ region, in case an authorized representative is not available in your region you can contact their partner companies to help you with the same. For details kindly check our Authorized representatives page.
The university in collaboration with its official representatives takes care of the airport pickup with a person at the airport to meet the students and help the students with on arrival formalities.
We have heard that a lot of universities in Russia, Ukraine and Eastern Europe are not keeping up their standards and have become more of commercial profit making corrupt institutes. Is it true and same for O.O. Bogomolets?
While we can't comment of quality or commercialization of the academic offerings of other universities in eastern Europe, We at O.O. Bogomolets national medical university Kiev, Ukraine take pride in our unmatched quality of education and academic process. We are a university which has been and will be the first choice of students from all over the mainland Europe for their higher education. We have been the only award winning medical university and rated No 1. Medical school in Ukraine by UNESCO. The rector of our university is the vice president of National Academy of Medical Sciences in Ukraine. To avoid this tag of commercialization we don't work with any contractors unlike other universities and collaborate only with official representatives which act as liaison officers only to help a student start his education at our prestigious institute, there on the representative company has no say in academic process or student's live at NMU anymore. NMU ensures quality of highest level, transparency and honesty in our work.
Kiev has a humid continental climate. The warmest months are June, July, and August, with mean temperatures of 13.8 to 24.8 °C (57 to 77 °F). The coldest are December, January, and February, with mean temperatures of -4.6 to -1.1 °C (24 to 30 °F)