Bogomolets National Medical University



“Greece is the wonderful country, which gifts the incredible possibilities to discover oneself, to feel the harmony with the nature, to get acquainted with very different people, and, of course, to receive the substantial knowledge and valuable practice”, – resumes the student of the 5th course in medical faculty No 1 Ella Lukavska her probation at Aristotle University (c. Thessalonica, Greece). The probation took place during winter semester in 2017/18 a.y. at the expense of grant from EU program for International credit mobility Erasmus+, which NMU won last year together with Aristotle University.

The student from NMU shared her impressions about study at Greek higher school. Since start of study a student is assigned to a certain doctor, who manages the educational process. Every day a student works at hospital with patients, attends the lectures, discusses the modern methods of treatment with professors, assists at operating room. Besides, there is the possibility to stay on night shifts or on duty at any division and to work on equal terms with young doctors or interns.

A student uses the modern literature for preparation to exams or projects, which is always available in the library. The reading room works every day since 8.00 a.m. until 2.00 p.m.

During free time one can travel along magic localities in Greece, which there are many there. Or go in for sports. The university has well-equipped sports complex. In addition to fitness center, there are many sections: karate, dances, yoga, etc.

Each student may free of charge eat at university canteen that significantly reduces the expenses.

There is the possibility to study Greek language in order not to feel somewhat alienated from the local population.

“This program is the brilliant opportunity for young specialist to deepen its knowledge and to extend the mental outlook”, – sums up the student about mobility program Erasmus+.

It should be mentioned that this year NMU won the grant for mobility of students and employees at Aristotle University for 2018/19 a.y.


International Relations Department