V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University


Karazin University also officially known as V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University (KNU) is one of the most well-known universities in Ukraine. It is the second oldest university in modern-day Ukraine after the University of Lviv, which was founded in the year 1804. It is one of the leading research and educational Institution in Ukraine with its 210 years plus history.

According to the annual international rating QS World University Rankings – 2020, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University ranks first among Ukrainian higher education institutions and is among the top 500 best universities in the world.

Source: https://www.univer.kharkov.ua


The University has graduated over 1,30,000 students since its conception. Almost sixty University graduates have become academicians and corresponding members of the Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences (UNAS).

Almost 16,000 students and attendees, and for over 360 postgraduate and doctoral students are trained at the University.


KMU is a part of many health organizations, research associations, and educational communities, including but not limited to:

  • World Health Organization (WHO)
  • Medical Council of India (MCI)
  • United Nations Organization (UN)
  • The International Medical Education Directory [IMED]
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • European Universities Association (EUA)
  • European Association of International Education (EAIE)
  • World Federation of Medical Education (WFME)
  • The Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research [FAIMER] (USA)
  • Association of Medical Education of Europe (AMEE)
  • International Education Society (IES, London)
  • European Credit Transfer System (ECTS)

Source: https://www.univer.kharkov.ua/


Kharkiv also known as Kharkov is the second-largest city in Ukraine with an approximate population of 2,139,036.

The climate is humid continental with an average temperature of 26.4 °C during summers and -7 °C. It has relatively long and cold winters.

It is a major cultural, scientific, educational, transport and industrial center of Ukraine, with numerous museums, theatres, and libraries.

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V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University started training international students in 1948. Since then the School for International Students Training has trained about 5,000 students from Europe, Asia, and America. International students, teachers, and businessmen are offered intensive courses in Ukrainian or Russian, as well as training programs of various lengths.


The training is provided by 2,228 instructors and researchers, including 381 doctors of sciences, full professors and 1,057 PhDs, associate professors.

The University's researchers annually publish sixty to sixty-five monographs and have already published a huge collection of research papers, over two thousand articles and have conducted 20 to 25 international conferences.



The campus of the KNU has eight hostels.

Dormitories have all the necessary facilities for students to live comfortably, study, relax and play sports. The rooms are designed for comfortable accommodation of 3-4 people.

Each floor has shared rooms - kitchens, toilets, showers. The hostels also have rooms equipped with washing machines.


  • Abbreviation
  • Accreditation Level
  • Status
  • Established
  • Students trained
  • International Students
  • : KNU
  • : IV
  • : State
  • : 1804
  • : 15000+
  • : 8000


  • General Medicine Faculty (English/Russian Medium)
  • Nuclear Physics (English/Russian Medium)
  • Applied Economics (English/Russian Medium)
  • Post Graduate Faculty
  • Preparatory Department

International Recognition