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Sumy State University

Sumy State University located in the city of Sumy, which is in the North East of Ukraine was founded in the year 1993.The University has a total enrollment of nearly 14,000 students in a year. Most of them are foreign students which include countries like Australia, Western Europe, Africa, Asia and US. Sumy State University is ranked in the 4th position according to webometrics (Global Internet ranking) among all the other universities of Ukraine. In the QS world University ranking, the University stands among the top 100 list of Universities in the country of Europe and Asia. Medium of instruction followed in the University are mainly Ukrainian, Russian and English.

Sumy State University is also a member of Magna Charta Universitatum, International Association of Universities, European University Association, Eurasian Association of Universities and World Health Organization. The University has maintained a close relationship with leading universities of the world like Germany, Slovakia, Slovenia, Poland, and Russia. Sumy State University welcomes researchers and professors from foreign universities to provide high quality education and research to students.

A few students of Sumy State University have even won prizes at the Olympic Games, and also the world and European Championships. To meet with the general standards of European education, SSU actively implements academic mobility programmes of short term and long term studying, practical training, and skills upgrading for students and academic staff.

Advantages of Studying at Sumy State University

  • It is one of the best Universities in the country of Ukraine to study MBBS.
  • According to global internet ranking, WEBOMETRICS SSU ranks among the top 5 Universities of Ukraine.
  • SSU ranks in the 3rd position according to the national ranking system.
  • The medium of languages used at the university is Russian, Ukraine and English.
  • SSU is tied up with many International universities of the world. Some of which are Austria, Germany, Poland, Japan, France, South Korea and many more.
  • SSU provides an opportunity to students for double degree programme from Germany, Poland, and China.
  • It provides direct admission without any entrance test.
  • SSU invites researchers and professors from foreign universities for imparting higher and quality education among the students.
  • Presently more than 1500 students from different foreign countries are studying at the University.
  • Classes are conducted both in Russian and English language.
  • SSU offers a wide range of courses and has trained more than 1400 students from different countries.

Library of Sumy State University

Library of SSU has more than 3 million copies of items both in soft and hard copy, which provides access to the students across the world. It has also won 1st prize for the best library of the year among the whole country of Ukraine. Two of the Universities journals have also been indexed by Web of Science Core Collection. Two of the journals are “Marketing and Management of Innovations” and “Nanomaterials Applications and Properties”. The University has an electronic reading hall connected with internet facility and the information is fully available to the students.


The University has a total number of 5 hostels for its students. All the buildings are very near to the University. The hostel has an accommodation of nearly 700-800 students. The University has recently opened a new hostel with full facilities for its students. They can enjoy home like facilities in a hostel. Each room has an attached kitchen, where they can cook of their own. They can buy all the vegetables from outside and use their own utensils. The hostel is quiet secured for the students to stay and emergency services are also available any time. The students have to report whenever they are out of hostel and cannot arrive late at night. The hostel rooms are fully furnished to meet the demands of the student and a huge amount has been invested every year to add on more facilities for the students.

Ratio/Percentage of Indian Student at Sumy State University

Students from different foreign countries are studying at SSU. MBBS ASIST has sent many students from different parts of India for studying Mbbs in the country. Special care of the students has been taken at the University by MBBS ASIST after reaching there. Students are provided with all kinds of facilities at the hostel. Students can choose for their stay, either they want to remain in the University hostel or private hostels. The cost of living is also very less and affordable for students to manage. Students in large number from India come to Ukraine every year. Students are able to mix up very quickly with other students in the country. The local people are very friendly and welcoming nature.

Beauty of the City

Sumy is a beautiful city situated in the north east of Ukraine. It is also considered as one of the major cultural centers of Ukraine. The city has two theaters, one art gallery and museums that add light to the city. The city has a good opportunity to organize sports competitions like football matches. The city has a stadium called Yuvileinyi Football Stadium which matches the International Football standard of the world.

Course offered by Sumy State University

The University offers a large number of Undergraduate and graduate courses. Students are pursuing bachelor, pre bachelor, specialist course, and master’s degree programme from the University. The University almost provides 26 numbers of courses in bachelor’s degree. The undergraduate programme is generally for 4 year.

Admission Process of Sumy State University

  • The admission process of Sumy State University is quite simple and easy. Students who wish to study MBBS in Ukraine at the University are required to furnish their educational documents for the application to the University such as Passport, NEET score card, 12th pass marksheet and 2 photographs to Mbbs Asist.
  • After the submission of the documents the University will send the admission letter within 3-4 days and the Invitation letter from the Ministry within 15-20 days.
  • Next process is to apply for Visa which takes 10-12 days time.

  • For Visa application the candidate has to submit all his original documents along with bank statement with a recent 3 months closing balance of 2.5 lacs.
  • Lastly the candidate is ready to fly.


The following eligibility criteria should be met by Indian students in order to get admission to Sumy State University

  • Passed 10+2 or equivalent from any recognized education board in science stream with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as the main subjects and English as a compulsory subject.
  • Applicants seeking admission in MBBS at Sumy State University has to score a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology combined at the 10+2 level.
  • The applicant has to take the entrance test conducted by the University and must obtain the minimum cut-off marks to be eligible to enroll.
  • The applicant must have his/ her educational certificates translated into Ukrainian language and have them duly attested at the Ukraine Embassy.
  • The applicant must be of at least 17 years of age at the time of applying for the MBBS program.
  • The applicant must hold a valid passport.

In addition, the University demands that the applicant must be of sound physical and mental health, testimonials of which have to be furnished at the time of admission. The candidate must be able to provide medical certificates stating the same. The applicant is also required to undergo HIV test as a mandatory clause for admission.

Fees Structure of Sumy State University

Year 1st Year (USD) 2nd Year (USD) 3rd Year (USD) 4th Year (USD) 5th Year (USD) 6th Year (USD)
Tuition Fee $4,400 $4,400 $4,400 $4,400 $4,400 $4,400
Hostel Fee $350 $350 $350 $350 $350 $350
Total $4,750 $4,750 $4,750 $4,750 $4,750 $4,750

Intake of Sumy State University

There is a tough competition of seats at SSU. All the seats are reserved in advance by foreign students. Candidates from all parts of the world come to the University to study Mbbs. Most of the time it happens that there is no seat left in the month of February only. Indian students lose the opportunity, only because of their awaiting result. If they apply early, they may get seat or else it is fully filled because of the high demand. We request all the interested students, whoever is sure of taking admission from Abroad, to apply or visit any consultancy and book the seat of the desired University. If they do so, they don’t have to worry about the admission process. They can be safe and tension free. After the result, if they score well then they can try for India. NEET score is also compulsory for admission along with 12th score. If they don’t get seat in government colleges in India, then they can try for Abroad.

Student Life at Sumy State University

Sumy State University has a variety of cultural programmes and projects for its students along side with education which are given much priority. All the students actively take part in the activity of the University. Some of the activities include visiting orphanages, cleaning the streets of the town, taking preventive steps against smoking and spreading awareness for AIDS.

SSU also offers opportunity to participate in sports like football, basketball, boxing, aerobics and fitness. Students have come out as champions from the University in Olympic Games and other International Championship in the country of Ukraine.

The University also offers other facilities like driving school, where the student can learn driving from experts.