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Where is Ukraine located?
Ukraine is the largest country and situated in the southeastern part of Europe.
What is the Capital city of Ukraine and its population?
Kiev city is the Capital of Ukraine, which has an overall population of about 50 million (UN, 2004 data).
What is the major religion followed by the people in Ukraine?
What is an Admission?
An admission is a charge to enter/register a placement in a university.
What are the Universities you are representing in Ukraine?
Check here for list of universities.
Are these Universities recognized or affiliated by any board of education or any other Educational Council?
Yes, all these universities are recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education of Ukraine.
What is the duration of the program in Ukraine?
The duration of the program varies between 2 - 6 years depending upon the courses of study.
What is the currency used in Ukraine?
The currency used in Ukraine is Hryvnia and the coins are called as Kopiyka. Euro and US Dollars are also acceptable. US$ 1 = 7.94 Hryvnia approximately (check the latest FOREX rates).
What is the language used in Ukraine?
The languages spoken in Ukraine are Ukrainian, English, French, German, Russian, Romanian, Polish and Hungarian.
What is the medium of instruction in Ukraine?
The medium of instruction is "ENGLISH".
Do we need to qualify any English test like IELTS or TOEFL for seeking admission into Ukrainian University?
No, it is not mandatory, but there are educational support programs available for those who need extra help in areas such as ESL or who have learning disorders.
Can we apply for the Work Permit after completion of the program?
Yes, you can apply for the Work Permit. Some Universities provide job placement in Ukraine and other western countries.
Does the student have to come back to his/her home country to apply?
No, it is not necessary.
Can we apply for Permanent Residence and citizenship of Ukraine?
Yes you can apply but only after the second years of regular stay in Ukraine as per Ukrainian Law.
Are Ukrainian degrees valued globally?
Yes, all the degrees offered are genuine valued and recognized globally.
What about the accommodation arrangement and what is are the charges?
The University provides nice hostels for the students. Campus available for additional cost (not included in the tuition fees) please check Accommodation.
Can we pay the tuition fee in installments?
Yes, you can pay the tuition fees in installments/by semester, starting from your second year living in Ukraine.
Do we need to pay the books and exam fee separately or is it included in the fee?
No, Books you can collect from the university Library and its included in the Tuition fee.
Any other facility like pick up, bank account opening, etc. is provided by Hotstudy.com?
Yes, upon student request.
Can we travel to any other countries while studying in Ukraine? Which countries, when and for how long?
Yes, you can travel to other countries like UK, Germany, Sweden, Italy, France, Poland, etc. during summer and winter vacations.
In which languages do the teachers teach?
Studies are provided in English medium, Ukrainian, Russian, and French languages.
What services renders Hotstudy.com for foreign students?
Hotstudy.com provides the international students with all the information about the Ukrainian higher education system and offers service support right from the time of your first contact with reference to the higher education in Ukraine till the end of the educational period of 2-6 years. Moreover, here is a list of some other special services that are offered by Hotstudy.com to the foreign students who wish to study at the higher educational establishments of Ukraine:
- Detailed information about the different higher educational establishments of Ukraine.
- Processing of the students documents with the chosen University for the chosen specialty.
- Processing of the admission letter and the visa support letter from the University.
- Assistance in issuance of the health and life insurance.
- Meeting the students on their arrival at the International airport and accompanying them to the University and the hostel.
- Assistance in their hostel accommodation.
- Assistance with the registration, and documentation at the University.
- Assistance in opening the bank account and in sending facsimile and electronic messages.
- Consultation and help in all the regards during the education with the University, teachers and fellow students.
- Transferring the students from one University to the other and all related documentation.
- Communication with parents regularly regarding the academic progress and other behavior of the children during the educational period.
- All assistance and guardianship during the complete educational period.
What is the visa invitation for education?
The invitation for education is the official document, which is processed by the department of passport-visa service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine. It confirms that the student is admitted to a particular University. It specifies your passport details and the full name of the University. This invitation support letter is required by the Ukrainian Embassy to stamp the visa on your passport. Normally, it takes around 10 days for the visa invitation to be processed at the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The invitation remains valid for three months from the date of issue and you will need to apply to the Ukrainian Embassy for a visa during the validity of the invitation issued.
What is the migration card?
The migration card is an important document. It is the document, which testifies that the student has crossed the border of Ukraine. It is an obligatory document for the further processing of the student registration. Without the migration card the registration on the territory of Ukraine cannot be done and the student would be deported back to the home country. The migration card is handed out to the student by the flight attendant on the plane or is also available at the airport on arrival at the immigration department. This card consists of 2 identical parts, which are necessary to fill. At the immigration of the International airport, the immigration officer will stamp both parts of the card and will retains one while the other part will be handed over to the student. Before leaving the immigration desk, ensure to check that you have received the stamped part from the officer. It is important and obligatory to retain the migration card till the departure from Ukraine.
How much luggage is allowed to be brought?
While there is no general restriction in the weight of the luggage is brought from your city, it is to be noted that the airlines normally allow 20-25 kilogram of luggage to be carried free of cost. Any excess limit of luggage is to be paid on a Kg basis but it may prove quite costly. Therefore it is highly recommended that you bring only the necessary things that are required and which you feel may not be available in Ukraine. All other things are easily available in Ukraine and anytime could be purchased. We will advise you to carry with you warm clothing stuff like coat, cap, boots, gloves scarf etc, and things of personal hygiene. For your journey in the period of September – October, you must carry with you an easy jacket, jeans, socks, and sport boots. During the winter season in the months of November – December you would need to carry a warm coat, warm trousers, a sweater, boots, gloves and cap.
Will I have to incur some additional expenses upon arrival in Ukraine?
Upon arrival, the student will have to pay the registration and any other enrollment fees at the University office. Normally the fees would be around US$ 10-30. In some rare cases the University may ask the student to be re-examined for HIV or medical fitness. The re examination would cost an additional US$ 10. Validity of the HIV certificate would 90 days.
How do my parents can send me money for my expenses?
Parents can send the money directly to the student’s bank account in Ukraine by the way of a wire transfer. The student is recommended to open a bank account as soon as the process of registration is completed, which generally takes around 10-15 days. We will help the student in opening the bank account. After the registration procedure is completed the student is required to come down to Hotstudy.com office where one of the representatives would assist him / her in opening a bank account where the parents could transfer the money. An initial deposit of US$ 5 shall have to be deposited by the student for opening a bank account.
Whether a life and a health insurance are necessary?
Before the arrival of the student to Ukraine, Hotstudy.com will process the life and the health insurance on the behalf of the student. Within a short period of the arrival to Ukraine, the insurance certificate will be given to the student. Remember that the health insurance will guarantee that the student covered under the policy will receive the finest medical aid in times of illness according to the program of the insurance cover. The insurance policy includes a detailed list of the names and the telephone numbers of the designated doctors and the hospitals. The insurance company will inform Hotstudy.com of the illness of the student who will apply for the medical aid. Hotstudy.com takes major responsibility during these times and will not only monitor and supervise the condition of the student’s health but also will keep contact with the student’s parents about the latest condition of the student’s health. Kindly note that without the life and the health insurance it will not be possible to process the registration of the student. Therefore, the life and the health insurance are very important documents and must for all international students who desire to study in Ukraine.
What is the preparatory faculty and what is it for?
The preparatory faculty is a specialized educational program with duration of 1 academic year (8-10 months). During the preparatory faculty, students study Russian and or Ukrainian language and the special disciplines required depending on the future specialty chosen (language of science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, computer science, geography, history, and literature). After completing the preparatory faculties the student pass through an examination. In case of a successful passing of the examination, the student receives the Certificate of the preparatory faculty. This certificate enables the student a right to enter any of the Ukrainian university without taking entrance examinations. But if the student chooses training in English or French language, then he/she will not need to study at the preparatory faculty, he can join directly the first year of the degree course. Studying at the preparatory faculty starts on the September 1st, every year depending on the formation of groups. (6-8 students in-group).
Is it difficult to study at the preparatory faculty?
The program of the preparatory faculty is worked out for an ordinary level of complexity. The student who attends all the classes, do all the practical and home assignments, will not face any problem with studying in this faculty. But in case if the student fails to successfully complete the preparatory faculty, then he/she will have the opportunity to repeat training at the preparatory faculty at the same or other university in the next academic year. But to repeat the preparatory faculty you will be required to pay the tuition fees once again.
Will my parents be informed on my academic progress?
Hotstudy.com constantly monitors the process of studying and gathers student’s academic progress information regularly. The representatives of Hotstudy.com frequently interact with the professors about the behavior and academic progress of the students. The received information is then sent to the representatives of Hotstudy.com in your country, who in turn informs every detail to the students’ parents.
How can I get the information on the University where I’ll continue my education after the completion of the preparatory faculty?
In the months of April — May every year Hotstudy.com arranges a special educational exhibition for the students of the preparatory faculty. Students may collect from the office the detailed information about the universities and which are most suitable for studying according to the specialty chosen. Hotstudy.com managers will provide every sort of information about the universities, course fees structures and duration of studying, and will guide the students to take a correct decision, legalize the required documents; execute transfers and admission to other Universities. The 18 years of reputation, quality service, high professionalism and operational experience of Hotstudy.com guarantees state of the art performance for all the necessary procedures connected to the admission of the student for studying in any of the Ukrainian universities according to the specialty chosen. Hotstudy.com is very much popular among international students and the state universities of Ukraine for the quality service we render.
When is the beginning of vacations in the Universities in Ukraine?
At the preparatory faculty, the program is not divided into semesters; therefore there are no specified winter vacations. At the end of January the students who have successfully passed all tests gets one week of rest. Students who have academic debts try to pass through theirwer tests again. Summer vacations are given for 2 months, from July 1 till August 31 every year. As for the degree course (5 years), winter vacations last for 2 weeks from the last week of January till the first week of February every year. Summer vacations remain the same as at the preparatory faculty — from July 1st till August 31st every year.
When is Deadline to apply?
Hotstudy.com accepts all new students around the year. We are on rolling admission, which means that we will accept and review applications on a rolling basis as they are received up until the start of term. However, students are encouraged to begin their application process as soon as possible to ensure their ability to start in their desired term and to take full advantage of opportunities, Apply Today!
* Note: Students can choose the language of instructions depending on the availability of the faculty and student group for his/her studies.