Zaporizhzhia State Medical University

Leading medical university in Ukraine

The main objective of the University is to provide higher medical education for Specialist’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, as well as postgraduate training in internship, mastership, postgraduate study, residency and refresher courses for physicians and pharmacists. There are 8 Faculties at the University (Medical Faculty No. 1, Medical Faculty No. 2, Medical Faculty No. 3, two Pharmaceutical Faculties (intramural and extramural), International Faculty No.1, International Faculty No.2, Faculty of Postgraduate Education), Medical College and University Clinic for 160 patients and 250 consultations at polyclinic. The training at the University includes pre-university, undergraduate and postgraduate periods of study. Foreign students are trained at the International Faculty No.1 for further studies at higher educational institutions of Ukraine. During their training at the University both Ukrainian and foreign students get higher education for the Specialist’s and Master’s degrees (“General Medicine”, “Pediatrics”, “Dentistry”, “Pharmacy”, “Technology of Perfume-Cosmetic Preparations”).

Worldwide recognized courses

Ukrainian diplomas are recognized in all countires of the World and differen organizations.

Cheap education

Ukraine is the cheapest european country. We have very low tuition fees and low living costs.

European life standards

Ukraine is a country in the center of Europe and has european life standards.

No exams

Zaporizhzhia State Medical University doesn't require any exams for admission of international students.


Zaporizhzhia State Medical University doesn't require TOEFL for admission of international students.


Zaporizhzhia State Medical University doesn't require IELTS for admission of international students.


UKRAINE is located in Eastern Europe. It occupies the area of 603,628 km? making it the largest contiguous country on the European continent. There are many reasons why you should choose Ukraine. The neighboring countries of Ukraine are: Belarus, Russia, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Moldova and Poland. Ukraine is washed by the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov in the south. The country has the sea boarders with Turkey, Bulgaria and Georgia.

Zaporizhzhia (Zaporozhye, or Zaporoj'e) has a population of about 800 thousands inhabitants. Zaporozhye is located in the south-central Ukraine on the Dnipro river, about 240 km. west from Donetsk. The city has two railway stations: Zaporizhzhya 1 and Zaporizhzhya 2. Zaporizhzhia 1 is a central station. But some trains may to stop on Zaporizhia 2. City also has International airport.

Zaporizhzhia State Medical University takes one of the first places in Ukraine in technical-material supply. The prestige of the University is formed by the availability of its own training facilities. Zaporozhye State Medical University is one of the few medical higher educational institutions in Ukraine that has its own training-scientific center “University Clinic” in which practical classes are conducted and medical aid is delivered. The University has the unique equipment: computer tomographs, devices for ultrasonic diagnosis, angiographic and endoscopic checkup, radioisotope diagnosis and many others to conduct fundamental and applied scientific investigations.

  • Diverse range of study programs in foreign languages
  • Long tradition of qualitative education
  • You can come for short study visit or to complete your degree
  • Ukraine higher education institutions offer long-standing reputations, unique conception and interesting specializations
  • Low cost of living
  • Cultural experience and fascinating history
  • Member of the European Union
  • General Medicine. MD. Period of study is 6 years.
  • Pediatrics. MD. Period of study is 6 years.
  • Dentistry. MD. Period of study is 5 years.
  • Pharmacy. Master of Pharmacy. Period of study is 5 years.
  • Technology of Perfume-Cosmetic Preparations. Master of Pharmacy. Period of study is 5 years.

Student campus is a detached territory protected by a specialized guard for 24 hours. The teacher's duty is organized in the hostels. The campus and hostels are equipped with the means of video surveillance and control. ZSMU has organized the lighting of adjacent territories at its own expense. The patrolling of the University campus and adjacent territories is conducted by the university guide with the assistance of the police.

Being a participant of the Bologna process, Ukraine joined common European education system, as well as European academic research community. A new set of qualification requirements for medical education in Ukraine has been adapted to meet European standards.

Zaporizhzhia State Medical University is a self-governing, modern, multi-profile higher educational institution accredited in compliance with the decision of State Certification Commission (Certificate Series РД No.088105 of 14.10.2009) with the status of higher education establishment of ІV (fourth) level. License of the Ministry of Higher Education and Science of Ukraine Series AE № 270975 of 12.08.2013 certifies the right of Zaporozhye State Medical University to perform T&E activity (concerning foreign citizens also). It is one of the oldest medical higher educational institutions in the system of medical education of Ukraine..


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Foreign Students ZSMU is proud of

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Senior students taking state final examination

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Today the first wave of ZSMU students (five groups with 64 students in total, specialty “General Medicine”) took the state final examination held at the Regional Clinical Hospital. The Dean of the International Faculty №2, the Associate Professor Ivan Melnyk says that everyone passed examination without any problems demonstrating high level of practical skills and…