LIVING IN DNMU ACCOMMODATION
M.Gorky Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) has a very good hostel system with fully furnished rooms, quite study environment and surrounded with recreation center. The M.Gorky Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) 9 hostels with the total area of 44512 sq.m for accommodation of 4356 students.
The Admission Centre of M.Gorky Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) provides a guarantee of accommodation placement services to all international students who receive an academic offer. There are several accommodation options for international students and it is important to consider whether you prefer an independent lifestyle or enjoy living in a community.
Combine the convenience of living on or near campus, access to programs and services to help you excel academically, the opportunity to build lasting friendships, and comfortable, affordable living and you have the life of a University. The territory of the University and the main students’ routes from the hostels to the educational buildings are protected and patrolled by officers of guard service.
Rooms on campus are available to students. All hostel rooms are furnished and vary in size and number of conveniences. Dormitory rooms at M.Gorky Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) hostel can accommodate 2 or 3 students to a room.
All rooms are equipped with bed, mattress, pillow, blanket, desk, chair, heater, water heaters and suitable lighting for both study and relaxation. There are common areas where students can play and mingle. Upon the students arrival on campus, specific accommodations are assigned and after a satisfactory health report the student will be accommodated to the room which is allotted to him.
Off campus housing can be obtained in nearby apartments. Available apartments and houses are furnished, and vary in size, cost and number of conveniences. Life in Donetsk is friendly and devoid rush. While at first some students may miss their home environment, native foods, or a hurried pace, they soon learn to appreciate and enjoy a cultural different their own.
In the hostel each room is attached with kitchen is provided for students to cook food to their own taste. Students will need to supply their own kitchen utensils. Meals may be bought from various food outlets. All the rooms are provided with heaters. Our hostels feature 24-hour access to security and emergency services, making it easy to get assistance when you need it. As a campus resident, you also have access to all the M.Gorky Donetsk National Medical University (DNMU) support services such as campus Security Services, counselling Services and health Services.
If you take a University room, we’ll ask you to sign a contract for the whole academic course. The contract commits you to rent your room until the end of the course and to follow our basic regulations. These are to ensure that everyone can live together happily and safely, so include such things as no noise after 11pm and showing consideration for others.
Living in the flats or in the apartments are always costlier then living in the University hostel. Living in the flats always give more responsibility and freedom.
Donetsk has a wide range of accommodation from modern multi unit houses to historic houses. When you decide to stay in the flat, you can search through local news papers or by the local agencies. Vacant flats are advertised in the newspaper, on notice boards and through rental agencies. Students can find different kinds of flats. You will need to budget very carefully to meet all your expenses, before selecting a flat.
Normally two room flats cost about 150$ per month in the centre or near to the University. You can also approach the University International office for the assistance regarding flatting.
COST OF LIVING
In order to live comfortably while you are in Kirovograd, you will need to have about $USD 1200 per year available for living costs, above the cost of your tuition. The cost of living is cheaper than any other cities in the European countries. It is difficult to give a precise figure because of differences in the student lifestyle.
You will receive advice from financial advisers at the on how best to handle your money, but initially it is important to note that you should have some cash for immediate costs (e.g. airport costs or transport). You may need further funds in the form of travellers cheques which can be readily cashed. There are foreign exchange offices everywhere in Ukraine.
We strongly recommend that while in Ukraine you do not carry large amounts of cash on your person or leave cash in your room. We suggest opening a bank account as soon as possible after arrival. We suggest opening a bank account as soon as possible after arrival. There are four banks with branches in the campus area. There are numerous automatic teller machines that dispense cash 24 hours a day.
Any major amounts of money may be sent in the form of a bank transfer, but electronic transfers are, in most cases, the most efficient method of sending funds to Ukraine. Payments can also be sent by western union and Money Gram.Overseas cheques are sometimes difficult to clear and are not recommended.