4 Nauki Avenue Kharkiv, 61022 UKRAINE



Students who seek admission in the first year of medicine should have passed a higher secondary school certificate or 12 years of education with passes in Chemistry, Physics, and Biology.

Students with a school certificate of 10 or 11 years of study need to do a year preparatory course (premedical program). Courses in mathematics, chemistry, physics, biology, and English form the basis of this program. This program offers the students to complete their higher secondary schooling. Upon successful completion, students receive our Higher School Diploma and are eligible to enroll in as first-year medical students.

Admission applications are accepted from the 1st of March till the 1st of November. Classes start from 1st of September but students for first-year can join their classes till the 15th of November. Students who will arrive after the 15th of November can join only in the Preparatory course (premedical course).

Students have to send us the following documents to receive an invitation letter.
– Filled Application form
– Copy of International passport
– Copy of Higher Secondary school certificate
– Transcripts of previously attended schools (only for transfer students)
– MBBS/MD degree with complete subjects details (only for PG students)
Students can send us the above-written documents by email or by fax. After receiving documents and invitation charges we shall send you the invitation letter and admission letter with a visa support letter through courier.
Otherwise, you can contact our local authorized agents for admissions.
For information about visa please check the visa information page.
After getting a visa, students should bring with them the following documents to present them in Kharkiv National Medical University:

The following necessary documents should be submitted before the admission:

  • Valid passport with Ukrainian study visa
  • Application for entering the University
  • Personal particulars of the student entering the University
  • Original copy of the certificate of secondary education with the list of having been studied disciplines got marks and its translation into the Ukrainian language.
  • Medical certificate about the absence of contraindications for study at the higher medical institution of Ukraine
  • The insurance policy of Ukraine insurance company for rendering first aid
  • Photos sized 4×6 cm (8 pieces)
  • Receipt of payment for one year of study and accommodation before the beginning of study at the University.

Transfer Students

Students with transfer credit who apply to Kharkiv National Medical University must submit the following:

  • Official academic transcripts from previously attended colleges and universities
  • School Certificates
  • Application form
Kharkiv National Medical University (KNMU) accepts qualified transfer students from other universities. We operate on the semester system. Admission will be based on your overall academic record. Some programs are very competitive and the requirement for consideration will likely be higher.