Ukraine is the largest country of Eastern Europe, the second largest on the continent after Russia. Kiev (Kyiv) is the capital of the country; which is located on the Dnieper River in north-central Ukraine. Ukraine has its borders with Belarus to the north, Russia to the east, the Sea of Azov and the Black sea to the south, Moldova and Romania to the southwest, and Hungary, Slovakia, and Poland to the west. In the far southeast, Ukraine is separated from Russia by the Kerch Strait, which connects the Sea of Azov to the Black Sea.
According to the estimation of 2017, Ukraine has a population of approx. 42.5 million excluding Crimea, makes it the 32nd most populous country in the world. Official language of the country is Ukraine and its alphabet is Cyrillic. Including Crimea, Ukraine has an area of 603,628 km2 (233,062 sq. mi) making it the largest country entirely within Europe and 46th largest country in the world.
Ukraine is a developing country and ranks 84th on the Human Development Index. As of 2018, Ukraine has the lowest personal income and the second lowest GDP per capita in Europe. However, because of its extensive fertile farmlands, Ukraine is one of the world’s largest grain exporters. Ukraine also maintains the second-largest military in Europe after that of Russia.
Ukraine has a mostly temperate climate with cold, snowy winters and warm summers. It lies in a temperate climatic zone influenced by moderately warm, humid air from the Atlantic Ocean. Winters in the west are considerably milder than those in the east. On the other hand, in summers, the east often experiences higher temperature than the west. Average annual temperatures range from about 42-45°F (5.5–7 °C) in the north to about 52-55°F (11–13 °C) in the south. In January, this is the coldest month of the year, the average temperature in about 26 °F (−3 °C) in the southwest and about 18 °F (−8 °C) in the northeast. July (hottest month of the year), the average temperature goes to 73°F (23 °C) in the southeast and about 64°F (18 °C) in the northwest.
Precipitation is uneven, with two to three times as much falling in the warmer seasons as in the cold. Maximum precipitation generally occurs in June and July, while the minimum falls in February. Snow falls mainly in late November and early December; accumulation varies in depth from a few inches in the steppe region (in the south) to several feet in the Carpathians. Western Ukraine, notably the Carpathian Mountains area, receives the highest annual precipitation—more than 47 inches (1,200 mm). The lowlands along the Black Sea and in Crimea, by contrast, receive less than 16 inches (400 mm) annually. The remaining areas of Ukraine receive 16 to 24 inches (400 to 600 mm) of precipitation.
In contrast to the rest of Ukraine, the southern shore of Crimea has a warm, gentle, Mediterranean-type climate. Winters are mild and rainy, with little snow, and the average January temperature is 39 °F (4 °C). Summers are dry and hot, with an average July temperature of 75 °F (24 °C).
Education in Ukraine is given a great attention by the Government as it believes in educating the whole population of every corner. Apart from the natives, an individual across from the globe comes here to seek admission for their medical education (MBBS), as according to them also; Ukraine is the best suitable destination for medical students. Providing the best education at a reasonable price is the principle purpose of developing healthy educational relationships with the other countries of the world. Putting aside these relations, vast quantity of Universities/colleges are opened up in Ukraine by the Government and private body, to keep the better options for the students coming to study. All the Government owned medical universities are globally recognized and accredited by MCI, WHO, UNSECO, and others.
The Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine manages the Ukrainian system of education. It guides and synchronizes the operation of the education system through 24 regional education departments of regional state administrations, as well as education departments of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Kyiv and Sevastopol municipal state administrations.
Ukraine is now becoming a hub for international students especially the Indian students as it getting popularity for its education system day by day. The law of Ukraine states that all the applicants applying for education in Ukraine or MBBS in Ukraine are entitled to equal rights and opportunities irrespective of race, religion, caste or sex. In fact, education of the foreign students is carried out in accordance with the foreign law. Training is also provided to the students, if needed, and the experts of our team are always ready to help these students. The academic year starts from 1st September and lasts for about 17-18 weeks. This is followed by an examination that is carried out for three weeks. For higher education, it is essential to apply in the international center of Ukraine.
Ukraine attenuate to be the best educational system which is organized into five levels- pre-school, primary, secondary, upper secondary and postgraduate education. The Ukrainian higher education system peculiarity is the inclusion of Specialist and Master Degree to the second cycle.
The major priorities in the development of the education sector, as defined by the Government of Ukraine, encompass- better quality of educational services for Ukrainian citizens; introduction of an independent external assessment of secondary school graduates; ensuring broader autonomy for universities providing for independent decision making on academic, research and financial issues; comprehensive support for science, research-and- development, including financial support for prominent universities and other research institutions as well as provision of the state-of- the-art equipment; improving the quality of textbooks for secondary school and higher education.
Law of Ukraine marked the statement that every one of the candidates applying for training in Ukraine are qualified for the square with all rights and openings regardless of race, religion, nationality, rank or sex. Indeed, training of the outside understudies is completed as per the remote law. Specialists or experts will be provided to the understudies. The scholastic year begins from first September and goes on for around 17-18 weeks. This is trailed by an examination that is done for three weeks. For advanced education, it is fundamental to apply in the universal focal point of Ukraine.
The Ukraine's arrangement of instruction involves pre-school training, extensive auxiliary training, professional specialized instruction (VET in EU phrasing) and advanced education (pre-graduate, graduate); additionally there is a post-graduate research training framework for science degrees- Candidate of Science, Doctor of Science (doctoral and post-doctoral training in EU wording). The Ukrainian advanced education framework idiosyncrasy is the incorporation of Specialist and Master Degree to the second cycle.
Scaling done by the Ukrainian universities is based on 5-point scale:
5 points stands for "excellent"
4 points stands for "good"
3 points stands for "acceptable"
2 points stands for "unacceptable".
5, 4, & 3 points can be described as "Satisfactory" whereas 2 points as "Fail". Students who get a failing grade of "2", have two more chances to pass an examination.