Preparatory course

The Preparatory Course for International Students is a structural part of the International Office at Zaporizhzhia State Medical University. It offers services to prospective students – foreign citizens, who plan to receive higher education in Ukraine. 

At the Preparatory Course, students are offered 1-year (7-10 months) language training for further education in Ukrainian or foreign universities. It provides information on a wide range of topics, including immigration issues, financial questions, social and cultural differences.

The University offers a Preparatory course to study – Ukrainian or Russian languages.

During the period of study at the Course, foreign citizens are provided with accommodation in the University dormitory situated within ten minutes walk from the University. The security system, counseling services make the living conditions at the dormitory safe and comfortable.


Advantages of the program:

· instruction is provided by the leading teachers of the University

· immersion experience for effective language proficiency

· personal acquaintance with the educational process and student life of Zaporizhzhia State Medical University

· interactive classes and a cultural program including visiting museums and walking in parks; real-life application of knowledge

Instruction is organized in small groups, this meaning an individual approach to each student. Each student gets a set of teaching aids for the whole period of study. 

Students who have successfully completed the university preparatory course are issued a Certificate of a standard pattern prescribed by the University.