Zaporizhzhia State Medical University

About the University

The Zaporizhzhia State Medical University (ZSMU) is a privately-funded institution of higher education in Ukraine. The history of the institution dates back to 1903 when the Pedagogic Courses were organized for women in the port city of Odessa. In the year 1921, these courses were reorganized and the Chemical-Pharmaceutical Institute came into being. The institution was renamed as the State Pharmaceutical Institute in 1935 followed by another name change when ZSMU relocated to its present-day site in 1959. In 1964, the institution added the medical faculty to its curriculum and was renamed in 1968. It was in 1994 that it received the status of a university under its current name. The university has accreditation from the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. The academic structure of ZSMU is organized into eight faculties that offer undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs in pharmaceutical sciences, nursing and health services. It also extends doctoral degrees with specialization in at least one medical discipline. The Zaporizhzhia Regional Clinical Hospital that has a capacity of 800 is the base of seven departments of the university. At present, about 10,200 students are pursuing degrees from ZSMU, which includes more than 2200 international learners from 40 different countries. It has experienced and knowledgeable academic affiliates, administrative officers and helping staff who offer all the guidance and assistance to the students.

Application Procedure

Step 1: Apply Online

List of documents required:

  • Copy of the transcript of Grade 10
  • Copy of the transcript of Grade 11
  • Copy of the transcript of Grade 12
  • Copy of school leaving certificate
  • Copy of visual passport

Step 2: Get the Invitation letter

After the evaluation of the documents, the students will be notified about rejection and acceptance of the application.

Step 3: Pay enrolment expenses

After receiving the conformation letter, a student can pay the fees through net banking or other payment methods.

Step 4: Apply for the visa

After receiving the invitation letter, students need to apply for Visa as soon as possible because the visa process could take time.

Step 5: Arrival at Ukraine

The student has to pay the fees of the first year before arriving at Ukraine. Also, students are supposed to provide their flight details, so that our executives can receive and guide any student after arrival.

Step 6: Commencement of Classes

It is mandatory for every student to bring a complete set of original documents and payment receipts of first year. It is important for students to register himself/ herself at college after 3 days of arriving in the country.


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