African students

in Kharkiv National Medical University

40 % of international students come from Africa

There are more than 4000 African students studying in Kharkiv National Medical University from different countries – Nigeria, Ghana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Malawi, Botswana, Zambia, Kenya, and others). It’s notable, that African students are recognized to be the best students at the University and we are proud to teach future doctors with such enthusiasm and efforts, as African students perform while studies.

We warmly welcome African students to apply and study medicine at Kharkiv National Medical University!


Studying in the University

In Kharkiv National Medical University international African students, enjoy full and deep studying Medicine with English speaking high-qualified lecturers, medical laboratories at the University campus and practical training in municipal hospitals.  All the students are in free access to University library with English books,

Medical Degree at Kharkiv National Medical University is a reputable medical degree accredited worldwide, namely it is highly recognized degree in African region.

Kharkiv National Medical University is the best University to study Medicine in Ukraine. 

Living in Kharkiv

Each and every international student coming to study is guaranteed with a seat in University hostel. There are different types of room available for student choice – single, double and triple rooms. Alternatively students may choose to rent a private flat to live outside University campus.

Kharkiv is a very nice place to live and study. Most of international students studying in Ukraine are concentrated in Kharkiv (around 30 000 students). The city of Kharkiv is academic, culture, industrial and international center of Ukraine. Here you may enjoy with plenty of city parks, museums, theatres, café and restaurants, cinema and shopping malls.

Benefits for African students

There are many national communities being organized at the University by different nationals from African countries. Annually a lot of concerts and ceremonies are hold with students’ membership: Ambassadors’ official visits to the University, Miss Africa International, Independence Day, Medical International Conferences and others.

Admission procedure for African students

International applicants from Africa are more than welcome to apply and study Medicine in Kharkiv National Medical University. Academic year starts in September and remains open for registering till the end of October.

To start the application process the applicant must send his / her documents by email:

– school passing certificates with subject grades;

– international passport front page

After receiving the documents via International Admissions Office would send Admission Confirmation Letter containing all the details for further registering procedure.

The next step for an applicant is to apply for Invitation Letter (issuance and delivery to home address). Get the details by email from

Once Invitation Letter is delivered to home address of the applicant, he / she can start visa application at the Embassy of Ukraine. We advise international applicants to contact the Embassy of Ukraine for more details and documents requested in order to apply for Student Visa to Ukraine.

Once student visa is stamped in passport, the applicant should get the ticket and inform International Admissions Office about arrival date. We inform the airport and arrange pick up for our students on arrival to Ukraine.

We look forwarding to see you soon studying Medicine at Kharkiv National Medical University!

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Admissions for session 2017/2018 are open now.

Kharkiv National Medical University will shortly start on the spot admissions in different part of the World. For more details please contact LLC Bob Trade – (e-mail: