Admission to Lviv National Medical University (foreign citizens)

The Faculty of Medicine provides a 6 year curriculum for becoming a physician with the opportunity to gain Doctor of Medicine degree.
The Faculty of Dentistry has a 5 year learning curriculum, leading to the Doctor of Dentistry degree.
The Faculty of Pharmacy is a 5 year program of studies with the opportunity to gain Master of Pharmacy degree.
After completing their educational programs, postgraduate students have an opportunity to continue their clinical specialization (residency) and research projects during 3-6 years of postgraduate training and obtain the Medical, Dental or Pharmaceutical specialties or Ph.D. degree, under the guidance of experienced professors.

Instruction in all Faculties is conducted in Ukraininan or Russian.
Additionally, beginning in the Academic year 1997/1998, a regular course of studies for foreign medical students is conducted in English.


Foreign citizens, who are not strong enough in Ukrainian, can enter a one year grounding course, which includes an intense language program, as well as some basic training in biology, chemistry and physics.
Graduate students of these courses can be enrolled for the first year classes in Lviv National Medical University or any other University School of Medicine in Ukraine.

Academic Year starts September 1.
Preparatory Course starts October 1.

Admission Documents required

1. Application to the name of the Rector of the University with request for enrollment for the studies at the University on the commercial basis;

2. Completed application form (including full name, date of birth, passport number, citizenship, permanent address, phone, fax and e-mail of applicant);

3. Original of Transcript of high school or college/university education with complete listing of courses and attained, together with Originals of all diplomas, certifications and licenses (should be translated into Ukrainian language and legalized by the Notary public and by the Ukrainian Embassy in your country);

4. Original of Birth Certificate (should be translated into Ukrainian language and legalized by the Notary public or by the Ukrainian Embassy in your country);

5. Copy of inner page(s) of Passport

6. Results of physical examination (should be translated into Ukrainian language and legalized by the Notary public or by the Ukrainian Embassy in your country);

7. Results of laboratory test for the presence of the AIDS virus (should be translated into Ukrainian language and legalized by the Notary public or by the Ukrainian Embassy in your country);

8. 10 photographs measuring 3x4 cm each.

¨ The Tuition Fees for foreign citizens in Ukraine are determined by fixed order of the Ministry of Education and Science, the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Economics of Ukraine.

¨ Foreign citizens can be enrolled to the University after their –°hemistry and Ukrainian, Russian or English Interview results.

¨ Foreign citizens, who are given with state grants according to the international agreements, general state programs, other international obligations of Ukraine, can be enrolled to the University on the basis of the documents from the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine within the limits of state order.

¨ Foreign citizens can be enrolled to the University after signing the Contract for study with the University and having payed Tuition and Hostel Fees

Admission documents for postgraduate training

Admission documents for postgraduate training:

1. Application to the name of the Rector of the University with request for enrollment for the studies at the University on the commercial basis;

2. Completed application form (including full name, date of birth, passport number, citizenship, permanent address, phone, fax and e-mail of applicant);

3. Original of the University Diploma and Original of Transcript (should be translated into Ukrainian language and legalized by the Notary public and by the Ukrainian Embassy in your country);

4. Original of Birth Certificate Copy of inner page(s) of Passport (should be translated into Ukrainian language and legalized by the Notary public and by the Ukrainian Embassy in your country);

5.Copy of inner page(s) of Passport

6. Results of laboratory test for the presence of the AIDS virus (should be translated into Ukrainian language and legalized by the Notary public and by the Ukrainian Embassy in your country);

7. 8 photographs measuring 3x4 cm each