For many Pakistani students, who decide studying abroad, Ukraine is a number one choice. Thoug lots of countries are ready to welcome international students, many of them choose Ukraine. It is not surprisingly, as Ukrainian system of higher education has a worldwide recognition. The number of Pakistani student, coming to Ukraine is gradually increasing every academic year. They are tempted by affordable tuition fee, low living costs and world-class education they can receive when studying at the higher educational institutions of Ukraine.
Minimal visa requirements is another valuable advantage of studying in Ukraine. As a matter of fact, Pakistani students are rarely denied when applying for study visa. The application process is simple and involves no risk for Pakistani students. Otherwise speaking, Ukraine is the only European country with no hidden visa risks.
Pakistani students can choose from over 30 universities, accepting foreigners for education. The most popular universities are Taras Shevchenko National University in Kyiv, Odesa National Illia Mechnikov University, Lviv National Ivan Franko University, Lviv Polytechnic National University, Kharkiv National Vasyl Karazin University, Chernivtsi National Yurii Fedkovych University and Dnipropetrovsk National Oles Honchar University. All universities feature modern study labs, lecture halls, classrooms and computerised libraries with a wide selection of study materials. Most universities have their own gyms and sport grounds.
All universities of Ukraine offer a wide range of educational programs that meet all European standards of education. Of all offered programs, a great majority of Pakistani students choose aviation, business management, medicine, hotel management, engineering and IT. Though many degree programs are mostly taught in English, lots of Pakistani students attend Ukrainian language courses, as study of native language and traditions are a few of additional advantage of studying abroad.
International students can live in a dormitory (located in just a few steps of the university and equipped with all modern amenities) or rent an apartment. Rental costs are pretty low and you can always share an apartment with other students. Accommodation costs range from $500 – $1300 and depend on the type of housing you choose.
As for the tuition fee, it is the lowest in Europe. Different universities charge different educational costs. Alos tuition fee depends on the course you choose. On the average, a year of education at a Ukrainian university will cost you $3.600, which is a lot cheaper than in other European countries.