Transfer Students

Ternopil State Medical University is the only medical university having a special license from the Ministry of Education of Ukraine to accept foreign students in all years. TSMU accepts transfer students from all other institutions of the world.
Students who would like to transfer their credits to Ternopil State Medical University must submit the following documents for admission:

  • International Passport
  • School certificate
  • Official academic transcripts from previously attended colleges and universities(with details of subjects and credit hours).
  • Filled Application form

Students can send the documents by email. Ternopil State Medical University accepts qualified transfer students from other universities of Ukraine and from all over the world. We operate on the semester system. Admission will be based on your overall academic record. Some programs are very competitive and the requirement for consideration will likely be higher.

All international students at TNMU get health insurance that covers emergency and polyclinic treatment.

In case of necessity, international students of TNMU should either seek medical care from a local family doctor at their place of residence, or visit Polyclinic №2.

Important information about health insurance:

1. In order to get health insurance, international students have to

a) make a respective application in the Dean’s Office for International Students of Ternopil State Medical University

b) get their health insurance policy from the Dean’s Office for International Students of Ternopil State Medical University

2. Your health insurance policy will cover:

a) cost of hospital treatment, operations and diagnostics, medications, surgical dressings and fixing materials necessary for treatment

b) cost of ambulance services and transportation to the nearest hospital or doctor

c) cost of out-patient treatment, including costs of medical services, diagnostics, surgical dressings and fixing materials necessary for treatment

Your expenditures on treatment covered by the insurance policy will be refunded based on the doctor’s prescriptions and receipts.

3. The health insurance company has coverage on the whole territory of Ukraine and assures full reimbursement of the insured costs of health care. It is important to use a reliable insurance company recommended by the Dean’s Office; cheap insurance companies have limited coverage.