In Kharkiv National Medical University (KNMU) the academic year is divided into two semesters. First semester starts in the first to mid of September and lasts till the last week of January. The second semester starts in the first week of February lasts till mid of July. The studies at the University start on the 1st of September, at the pre-medical department – on the 1st of October every year.
Within the week there are 5 working days, Saturday and Sunday are holidays. The studies are scheduled from 8.00 to 16.00. The student’s working week comprises 54 hours; within this time period there are 36 lecturing hours and 18 hours for independent work.
The teaching course period includes the time of teaching semesters, final control and vacations. The teaching year is 12 months long and comprises teaching days, days of final control, examination sessions , off days, celebration and vacation days. Visiting of all kinds of studies (except for consultations) is obligatory for the students.
Summer vacation covers the month of July and august. During holidays students may have easy access to CIS & all countries in Europe by bus, train and flights. Special program and trips are also available to enable students to experience first hand the transition process in Russia or Ukrainian, CIS counties and elsewhere in Europe.
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