MBBS at Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University- Ukraine|| Tution and Living Expenses

Ukraine is a good place to study medicine and other- medical related fields. To study medicine in Ukraine, is quite affordable as compared to other parts of Europe.

Foreign students who wish to study MBBS in one of the prestigious medical universities in Ukraine, should peruse through this article to know what it takes to study at the university.

Medicine is one of Ukraine’s major strength. There’re renowned medical schools with advanced education system. One of its kind is the Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University.

Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University, is one of the oldest and leading medical higher institutions of Ukraine and former USSR. The University was founded in 1945. Ivano frankivsk National Medical University is one of the best medical University in the field of Medicine and Pharmacy in Ukraine.

All the educational programs of the University are regulated and approved by the Ministry of Education & Science of Ukraine and the Ministry of Health of Ukraine. Degrees and diplomas issued to International students by the Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University are legalized by the Ministry of heath of Ukraine and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.

There are Thirteen faculties and a preparatory department. The Ivano Frankivsk National Medical University trains specialists along the following education / qualification levels: Under graduate, Junior specialists, specialists, Masters for the following specialties:




General Medicine (Doctor of Medicine degree) – 6 years course

Dentistry (Doctor of Dentistry degree) – 5 year course

Pediatrics (Doctor of Medicine degree) – 6 year course

Pharmacy (Bachelor of Pharmacy degree) – 5 year course

Nursing (RN) – 3 / 4 year course

Prosthodontics (MDS / Clinical Residency) – 2 year course

Tuition and Fee:


Duration6 years
Tuition fee for English medium: 4000 US$ per year 
Tuition fee for Russian and Ukrainian medium3600 US$ per year 
Students who are going to join Medicine Faculty in English medium will pay the following charges except tuition fee:

  • Accommodation: 400US$-1500 US$ every year (Two-Three persons in a room with new renovated rooms)
  • Other Expenses (Medical Insurance, Medical check up, arrival expenses, admission charges, reception charges, transportation charges, Immigration clearance charges, service charges for Intermediary company and etc.): 1300 US$

*Important notes: 

Foreign students who are entering the first course have to pay their full fees for the whole academic year. From the following academic years student can pay their tuition fees for each semester.

Living Expenses:

The general living cost in Ukraine is relatively cheap, compared to other parts of Europe. Students at Ivano, can survive with as low as between $100 and $200 per month. This totally depends on the student’s lifestyle.