Study in Ukraine from China / Admission Guide & Visa Requirements

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 Basic Overview

Type Value
Total Chinese Students in Ukraine 1800
Ukraine Embassy in China Beijing, Shanghai, or Guangzhou
Cost for Invitation/Admission/Courier 450 $
Total Processing Time 45 days
Average Air Ticket Cost from China to Ukraine 300-450 $
Average Living Cost 150 $ / Monthly
Intakes In Ukraine September/ Feburary
Online Education Available (Due to COVID-19)
Scholorships No
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Study in Ukraine from China / Admission Guide & Visa Requirements

There are many students from China studying in Ukraine at Medical & Technical Universities in different programs, and every year this number is increasing.

Chinese students are really hardworking and good at theoretical & practical studies; And this is the main reason that every country including Ukraine always welcomes them.

Eligibility Criteria For Chinese Students

Normally, Chinese students come to Ukraine on Exchange programs; but still, there is a number of students who intend to study at their preferred Universities. The required qualification for studying in Ukraine for Chinese students is minimum 12-Years of education with Science subjects or a technical diploma from high school / college.

Migration To Ukraine From Chinese Universities

In the past few years, we are getting a lot of queries from students who want to get transfer in MBBS from Chinese Universities. Currently, there are few Universities in Ukraine that are accepting transfer cases.

Students who want to transfer their credit hours in Ukraine must submit the following upon arrival as original:

  • Official academic transcript from previously attended university
  • School Certificates
  • International Passport

Detailed Procedure:

It is highly important for Chinese Students to read the following information with due attention for a better understanding of Admission, Preparation of documents for the Embassy, Submission of documents for Student Visa, and your subsequent arrival in Ukraine.


To get admission in any University of Ukraine, there are three steps:



To get an ADMISSION LETTER from any University of Ukraine we require the following documents:

  • Copy of International passport.
  • Copy of High School Certificates.
  • Copy of Bachelor Degree (if the student is applying for Master’s degree).




To get an Invitation Letter from any University of Ukraine we require the following documents:

  • Copy of International passport.
  • Copy of High School Certificates.
  • Copy of Bachelor Degree (if the student is applying for Master’s degree).
  • A Consent that should be signed by the applicant. (Students can get it from our office)
  • Invitation Charges 280 US$.
  • Courier Charges 100 US$.

Note: Students can visit our nearest office in their region to provide documents. Also, they can pay the Admission Fee BY-HAND or directly in our company bank account.


Required Documents for Study Visa From China

After getting an invitation letter from Twelve Consultants, students should contact the nearest Ukrainian Embassy or Consulate (Beijing, Shanghai, or Guangzhou).

Students can contact our local representative office also for visa guidance and they will assist students with all necessary information.

Students should apply to Ukrainian Embassy with the following documents:

  • Original Invitation letter
  • Original International Passport (valid for one year)
  • Higher Secondary School certificate
  • Birth Certificate
  • Medical Certificate showing absence of Aids/HIV
  • 8 Passport size Photos.
  • Bank Statement
  • Police Certificate (Character Clearance Certificate)
  • Air Ticket Reservation.
  • Travel Insurance.

Note: For submitting the Visa file, students have to contact the nearest VFS Global Office (Jerry’s Office) which is located in Beijing: 09:00 – 12:00, Shanghai: 09:00 – 12:00, Guangzhou: 09:00 – 12:00.

The visa category for Ukraine Student Visa is a D-type multi-entry visa.

Visa Process at VFS Global:

  1. Document preparation and selecting the Visa Type
  2. Filling the Online Visa Application and have the printout.
  3. Submitting the Visa application along with the complete documentation.
  4. Pay the applicable fee. (Submission Officer will advise you on total payable amount and guide you to the bank cashier where you need to pay Service fee which must be deposited on the same day you submit the documents)

Visa Application Centers working hours are 09:00 hrs. – 12:00 hrs.  (Monday to Friday except for weekends and holidays)

Note: Minors (applicants, under 18 years old) cannot submit or collect their applications without their parents or legal guardians. For application and receiving the visa, parents/guardians have to be there with proper proof of guardianship.

    Advantages of studying MBBS in Ukraine

    • Standard of Education: The universities in Ukraine provide world-class education with advanced techniques & highly qualified training staff.
    • Worldwide Recognition: The medical universities of Ukraine are recognized by WHO, UNESCO, European Medical Council, African Medical Councils, Medical Council of India (MCI), Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC), and all other medical councils.
    • Affordable Education Cost: MBBS in Ukraine is much cheaper as compared to other European countries but the degree value is same. That's why a number of students from the U.K, Germany, France, Canada, Italy, Spain, etc are studying medicine in Ukraine as they cannot afford the cost in their own country.
    • No Entrance Exam: There is no entrance or language proficiency exam (IELTS/TOEFL) for admission in MBBS in Ukrainian medical universities.
    • Cost of Living: Living cost in Ukraine is much lower than other European countries but you can enjoy the same lifestyle & diversity. This has become an effective reason for many to select Ukraine as their destination for higher education.
    • Personal Development: Students studying in Ukraine are encouraged to take part in other extracurricular activities like seminars and conferences to build their interest and confidence for overall learning and development.
    • Permanent Settlement: Unlike other European countries, Ukraine offers permanent residency opportunities for all International students from every country, so they can manage to do work in Ukraine after degree completion.
    • The medium of instruction in universities is English which is very comfortable for foreign students.
    • Visa Processing is easy and simple as compared to other European countries.
    • Ukraine has a good diversified structure of students. Students from many countries are studying there.

    Disadvantages of studying MBBS in Ukraine

    • Climatic Conditions: Ukraine has a cold climate. One could expect frequent snowfalls from October till March.
    • Language Barrier: The official language in Ukraine is Ukrainian. So, it sometimes becomes difficult to communicate with the local community.
    • Homesickness: Sometimes students feel homesick. But we will consider this a temporary problem, as with the passage of time students start communicating with local & other foreign students and find good friends.
    • Limited Universities: Unlike Russia, China & other EU countries, Ukraine doesn't have a variety of Universities. As of 2021, there are around 25 Medical Universities In Ukraine.

    MBBS Course Curriculum

    Semester I Semester II
    Human anatomy Biochemistry Medical Chemistry Biophysics
    Psychology Sociology Medical biology Histology
    Ukrainian language Latin Language Culturology Economics
    History of Medicine
    Semester III Semester IV
    Physiology Biochemistry Human anatomy Histology
    Operative surgery Informatics Microbiology General Surgery
    Pediatrics Emergency Medicine Internal medicine Elective course
    Semester V Semester VI
    Microbiology Pathology Pharmacology Operative surgery
    Radiology Pediatrics General Surgery KROK - state exam 1
    Medical hygiene Psychology Internal disease Path Physiology
    Elective course
    Semester VII Semester VIII
    Internal medicine Urology Tuberculosis Pediatrics
    General surgery Psychiatry Ophthalmology Biostatistics
    Endocrinology Obs & Gyn Sports medicine Neurology
    ENT Elective course Community Medicine Forensics
    Semester IX Semester X
    General surgery Infectious diseases Epidemiology Pediatrics
    Internal Medicine Obs&Gyn Community medicine Oncology
    Genetics Immunology Autopsy Dentistry
    Anesthesiology Traumatology Nuclear medicine Pediatric Surgery
    Elective course Neurosurgery Forensics Nuclear medicine
    Intensive medicine
    Semester XI Semester XII
    Family medicine Hygiene Surgery Pediatric surgery
    Internal medicine Pediatrics Community Medicine Infectious disease
    Elective course Tuberculosis Obs & Gyn

     MBBS Fee at Top Medical Universities in Ukraine - 2021

    Universities Fees (USD)
    Odessa International Medical University 4300$
    Lviv National Medical University 4900$
    International European University Kyiv 4300$
    Kharkiv National Medical University 4800$
    South Ukrainian National Pedagogical University 4400$
    Dnipropetrovsk State Medical University 4500$
    Poltava State Medical & Dental Academy 4400$
    Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University 4800$
    Donetsk National Medical University 4400$
    Bogomolets National Medical University 4800$
    Zaporizhzhia State Medical University 4300$
    Vinnitsa National Medical University 5000$
    Uzhhorod National Medical University 4400$
    Kyiv Medical University of UAFM 3500$ + 800$
    Ternopil State Medical University 4900$