Cost of living

Going to a new country must be exciting. A new future and new opportunities are waiting for you in Ukraine. However, there must be a lot of anxiety as well. Different questions, not only about education but also about lifestyle abroad, expenses and experiences will be there in your mind. Zaporizhzhia is not an expensive city. For normal student life, you need 200 to 300 USD per can find very cheap public transport. Internet and telephone are also very much affordable in all Ukraine. Eating outside on weekends students can also manage all these expenditures in the above-mentioned amount.

On December 18-19, 2017 the Director of Ukrainian State Center for International Education Dr. Olena Shapovalova visited Zaporizhzhia and took part in an official opening of the Moroccan culture center of Zaporizhzhia State Medical University, and also celebrated the Arabian culture day.


669 Moroccan citizen studies in Zaporizhzhia State Medical University. Dr. Olena Shapovalova noticed, that this occasion is very significant and important for the university life, appreciated the contribution of the university’s staff into the improvement of the international student’s everyday conditions.


Besides, on December 19, 2017 Zaporizhzhia region and Oriental region of the Kingdom of Morocco have signed a trade, economic, technical, scientific and cultural cooperation agreement, which can also intensify and increase the Ukrainian-Moroccan educational relations.


The opening of Ukrainian cultural center in the Kingdom of Morocco is expected in 2018.


Food items are of hygienic and good quality and above all, it is of a very low price. If you eat from university mess it is also quality food at a low price.


Textbooks are provided by the University Library.


Transport is also very cheap in Ukraine you can spend the whole month in a very small amount. For money transfer from your country, we suggest you use online transactions, as it has made the procedure easier as compared to cheques.


Students get 40% off the regular price on Train and Bus Tickets. You get a Travel Pass card at $5 per month for traveling in trains and buses in the cities. You will also get a 40% student discount on tickets if you are planning to tour the whole country

You can travel to other countries during the summer and winter vacations after you get your International Student Card (immediately after coming to Ukraine). You also get a 30% discount on flight tickets. Life as a student in Ukraine is affordable, fun and filled with learning opportunities.

The environment will be multicultural and multireligious, with students coming from all over the world. You will be exposed to quite a lot of diversity and different minds, which will help you in your future life.


After your arriving, we suggest you open bank accounts as soon as possible the university campus has all the branches of banks available in Ukraine.

In addition to this student can have little bit entertainments in the month, pubs, cinema, and theatre are also not much expensive and can be managed in this amount twice or thrice a month.


On May 31, students of colleges and universities of Zaporizhzhia took part in the All-Ukrainian race “Student Mile – 2019”, which was held at the stadium “Spartak-Classical Private University”. Students of Zaporizhzhia National University also joined this sporting event. It should be noted that this race was held simultaneously in all regions of Ukraine and everyone could join the race.