Travel In The City

The students' Travel Pass on Government Transport (Subway Trains, electric Busses) is issued by Universities & costs only 5US$ in a month.

Travel Around The Country

The students are given a concession of 50% from the normal price of Ticket in Trains, Buses etc.

International Travel

The International student Card is issued right after the students get Admission in University. The students with International Student card are given concession of 30% from the normal price of Air Tickets.

Here is Some Estimations:

One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.24-0.3 1USD
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9.78-15.00 USD
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.83-3.67 USD
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.31-0.49 USD
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4.00-7.33 USD
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.34-1.47 USD

Market and Food

Ukraine is a big agricultural country with different cooking traditions. Different food can be bought in shops, supermarkets, agricultural markets. Cafes, restaurants and fast food restaurants propose different cuisine. Indian and Arabic mess is available.

Food items in Ukraine are much more cheaper than other parts of Europe just because Ukraine is a great agriculture producer. There are many supermarkets available near the Hostel or University.

Some famous supermarket names are here:


Students can buy food from Open market which is comparatively cheaper than supermarket.

Here Some Estimations:

Milk (regular) 1 liter 0.98-1.22 USD
Loaf of Fresh White Bread 0.45-0.6 1USD
Rice (1kg) 1.10-1.71 USD
Eggs (10) 1.22-1.76 USD
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.33-9.16 USD
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless) 1kg 4.00-5.00 USD
Apples (1kg) 0.98-1.71 USD
Oranges 1.47-2.08 USD
Tomato (1kg) 0.98-2.44 USD
Potato (1kg) 0.37-0.61 USD
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.61-0.88 USD
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4.00-6.11 USD
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.61-0.98 USD
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.25-1.83 USD
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro 1.47-1.83 USD

Outfits and Shose

Several shopping malls available in the city, where you can buy a Branded clothes, shoes, accessories, prices are according to brands as worldwide.

1 Pair of Jeans (Levis , similar) 61-120USD
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (ZARA, H&M... 48.88-73.31 USD
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 85.53-110 USD
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 75.00-135 USD


National currency is Hryvnia (UHR).

You can change foreign currency in banks, exchange centres,train stations and at the airport. In the international airport the currency rate is the same as in other places.

Payment for purchasing and services is done in hryvnias. Nevertheless, some companies take payments in USD.

You can use credit cards of international payment systems. They can be used in many of the shops, hotels, transport companies, clubs and restaurants. In cities the net of exchange machines is well developed including the most popular among students that of REAL and PRIVAT bank. Thesebank is often used to open the account for international students.

Here you can deposit your money both in foreign currency and Ukrainian hryvnia. The leading banks are situated in many regions of the country. It is easy to receive and send money through the Western Union.