Important Information For International Students Planning To Study In Ukraine

If you are considering travelling to Ukraine to study for your undergraduate or postgraduate, we have put together, easy to read points that you need to know about studying in Ukraine for international students.


  1. Classes are taught in Ukrainian, Russian or English Language for international students.

  1. The duration of program/courses in Ukraine is between 2 to 6 years.

  2. Test of English like IELTS, TOEFLS, SAT are not mandatory to study in Ukraine as an international student.

  3.  Degree obtained from Ukraine are recognized and accepted globally.

  4. The major religion in Ukraine is Christianity

  5. Kiev is the capital of Ukraine with overall population of about 50 million people (UN, 2004 data).

  6. The currency in used are called Hryvnia (notes) and Kopiyka (coins). 1 USD = 28.27 Hryvnia as at the time of this post.

  7. United States Dollar is also accepted in Ukraine.

  8. Many universities provide job placements for both local and international students.

  9. You can apply for work permits inside Ukraine after the completion of your courses/programs.

  10. After staying in Ukraine for 2 years or more, you may be qualified to apply for permanent residence and citizenship.

  11. You are allowed to pay your tuition fees in installment by many universities.

  12. Tuition fees is normally between $1500 to $3500 except for medical students that can go up to $4000.

  13. Books and exams fees are included in your tuition fee, so you don’t have to worry about it.

  14. While studying in Ukraine as a student, you are allowed to visit other European countries as tourist.

  15. You will need migration card as a student before entering Ukraine.

  16. Average monthly expenses for international students in Ukraine is between $200 to $400 approx.



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