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Building and Civil Engineering

192 «Building and Civil Engineering» 
Faculty of Water-transport and Shelf Constructions

License for study 40 places
 Full-time attendance
Tuition fee (the first year) 52560 UAH ($ 2000)
Term 1 year 4 months
Part-time education
Tuition fee (the first year) 47300 UAH ($ 1800)
Term 1 year 4 months

Exam

 

Hydrotechnical construction, water engineering and water technologies

194 «Hydrotechnical construction, water engineering and water technologies; 
Faculty of Water-transport and Shelf Constructions

License for study 40 places
 Full-time attendance
Tuition fee (the first year) 52560 UAH ($ 2000)
Term 1 year 4 months
Part-time education
Tuition fee (the first year) 47300 UAH ($ 1800)
Term 1 year 4 months

Exam

 

Industrial and machinery engineering

133 «Industrial machinery engineering»
Port Engeeniring Faculty

License for study 80 places
 Full-time attendance
Tuition fee (the first year) 52560 UAH ($ 2000)
Term 1 year 4 months
Part-time education
Tuition fee (the first year) 47300 UAH ($ 1800)
Term 1 year 5 months

Exam

 

Shipbuilding

135 «Shipbuilding»
Shipbuilding Faculty

License for study 50 places
 Full-time attendance
Tuition fee (the first year) 52560 UAH ($ 2000)
Term 1 year 4 months
Part-time education
Tuition fee (the first year) 47300 UAH ($ 1800)
Term 1 year 6 months

ПРОГРАММА ДОПОЛНИТЕЛЬНЫХ ВСТУПИТЕЛЬНЫХ ЭКЗАМЕНОВ (СОБЕСЕДОВАНИЕ), для других специальностей

 

Marine and River Transport

271 «Marine and River Transport»
Ship Engineering Faculty

License for study 230 places
 Full-time attendance
Tuition fee (the first year) 52560 UAH ($ 2000)
Term 1 year 4 months
Part-time education
Tuition fee (the first year) 47300 UAH ($ 1800)
Term 1 year 5 months

Exam

Transport Technologies

275 «Transport Technologies»
Faculty of Transport Technologies and Systems

License for study 200 places
 Full-time attendance
Tuition fee (the first year) 52560 UAH ($ 2000)
Term 1 year 4 months
Part-time education
Tuition fee (the first year) 47300 UAH ($ 1800)
Term 1 year 4 months

Exam

Computer Sciences

122 «Computer Sciences»
Shipbuilding Faculty

License for study 40 places
 Full-time attendance
Tuition fee (the first year) 52560 UAH ($ 2000)
Term 1 year 4 months
Part-time education
Tuition fee (the first year) 47300 UAH ($ 1800)
Term 1 year 6 months

Exam

Law

081 «Law»
Law Faculty

License for study 100 places
 Full-time attendance
Tuition fee (the first year) 52560 UAH ($ 2000)
Term 1 year 4 months
Part-time education
Tuition fee (the first year) 47300 UAH ($ 1800)
Term 1 year 4 months

Exam

Economics

051 «Economics »
Faculty of Economics and Management

License for study 50 places
 Full-time attendance
Tuition fee (the first year) 52560 UAH ($ 2000)
Term 1 year 4 months
Part-time education
Tuition fee (the first year) 47300 UAH ($ 1800)
Term 1 year 4 months

Exam

 

Business, trade and exchange

076 «Business, trade and exchange»
Faculty of Economics and Management

License for study 50 places
 Full-time attendance
Tuition fee (the first year) 52560 UAH ($ 2000)
Term 1 year 4 months
Part-time education
Tuition fee (the first year) 47300 UAH ($ 1800)
Term 1 year 4 months

Exam

Management

073 «Management»
Faculty of Economics and Management

License for study 100 places
 Full-time attendance
Tuition fee (the first year) 52560 UAH ($ 2000)
Term 1 year 4 months
Part-time education
Tuition fee (the first year) 47300 UAH ($ 1800)
Term 1 year 4 months

Exam

Exam

Tourism

073 «Tourism»
Faculty of Transport Technologies and Systems

License for study 100 places
 Full-time attendance
Tuition fee (the first year) 52560 UAH ($ 2000)
Term 1 year 4 months
Part-time education
Tuition fee (the first year) 47300 UAH ($ 1800)
Term 1 year 4 months

Exam

 

English

Computer Sciences and Information Technology

122 «Computer Sciences and Information Technology»
Shipbuilding Faculty

Full-time attendance
License for study  75 places
Tuition (for all course of the study)  66530 UAH ($ 2640)
Tuition (for the first year of the study) 41580 UAH ($ 1650)
Term of apprenticeship 1 year 6 months
Part-time education
License for study  25 places
Tuition (for all course of the study)  59850 UAH ($ 2375)
Tuition (for the first year of the study) 37420 UAH ($ 1485)
Term of apprenticeship 1 year 6 months

Industrial and machinery engineering

133 «Industrial and machinery engineering»
Port Engeeniring Faculty

Full-time attendance
License for study  50 places
Tuition (for all course of the study)  66530 UAH ($ 2640)
Tuition (for the first year of the study) 41580 UAH ($ 1650)
Term of apprenticeship 1 year 6 months
Part-time education
License for study  50 places
Tuition (for all course of the study)  59850 UAH ($ 2375)
Tuition (for the first year of the study) 37420 UAH ($ 1485)
Term of apprenticeship 1 year 6 months

Management

073 «Management»
Faculty of Economics and Management

 Full-time attendance
License for study  80 places
Tuition (for all course of the study)  41580 UAH ($ 1650)
Tuition (for the first year of the study) 41580 UAH ($ 1650)
Term of apprenticeship 1 year
Part-time education
License for study  55 places
Tuition (for all course of the study)  59850 UAH ($ 2375)
Tuition (for the first year of the study) 37420 UAH ($ 1485)
Term of apprenticeship 1 year 6 months

Marine and River Transport

271 «Marine and River Transport»
Ship Engineering Faculty

Full-time attendance
License for study 240 places
Tuition (for all course of the study)  66530 UAH ($ 2640)
Tuition (for the first year of the study) 41580 UAH ($ 1650)
Term of apprenticeship 1 year 6 months
Part-time education
License for study 240 places
Tuition (for all course of the study)  59850 UAH ($ 2375)
Tuition (for the first year of the study) 37420 UAH ($ 1485)
Term of apprenticeship 1 year 6 months

Law

081 «Law»
Law Faculty

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 Full-time attendance
License for study 80 places
Tuition (for all course of the study)  41580 UAH ($ 1650)
Tuition (for the first year of the study) 41580 UAH ($ 1650)
Term of apprenticeship 1 year
Part-time education
License for study 80 places
Tuition (for all course of the study) 44980 UAH ($ 1785)
Tuition (for the first year of the study) 37420 UAH ($ 1485)
Term of apprenticeship 1 year 2 months

Building and Civil Engineering

192 «Building and Civil Engineering» 
Faculty of Water-transport and Shelf Constructions

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 Full-time attendance
License for study 50 places
Tuition (for all course of the study)  41580 UAH ($ 1650)
Tuition (for the first year of the study) 41580 UAH ($ 1650)
Term of apprenticeship 1 year
Part-time education
License for study 25 places
Tuition (for all course of the study) 37420 UAH ($ 1485)
Tuition (for the first year of the study) 37420 UAH ($ 1485)
Term of apprenticeship 1 year

Shipbuilding

135 «Shipbuilding»
Shipbuilding Faculty

 Full-time attendance
License for study 100 places
Tuition (for all course of the study)  66530 UAH ($ 2640)
Tuition (for the first year of the study) 41580 UAH ($ 1650)
Term of apprenticeship 1 year 6 months
Part-time education
License for study 100 places
Tuition (for all course of the study)  59850 UAH ($ 2375)
Tuition (for the first year of the study) 37420 UAH ($ 1485)
Term of apprenticeship 1 year 6 months

Transport Technologies (by type)

275 «Transport Technologies»
Faculty of Transport Technologies and Systems

 Full-time attendance
License for study 290 places
Tuition (for all course of the study)  41580 UAH ($ 1650)
Tuition (for the first year of the study) 41580 UAH ($ 1650)
Term of apprenticeship 1 year 6 months
Part-time education
License for study 220 places
Tuition (for all course of the study)  59850 UAH ($ 2375)
Tuition (for the first year of the study) 37420 UAH ($ 1485)
Term of apprenticeship 1 year 6 months

Economics

051 «Economics »
Faculty of Economics and Management

 Full-time attendance
License for study 20 places
Tuition (for all course of the study)  41580 UAH ($ 1650)
Tuition (for the first year of the study) 41580 UAH ($ 1650)
Term of apprenticeship 1 year
Part-time education
License for study 10 places
Tuition (for all course of the study)  59850 UAH ($ 2375)
Tuition (for the first year of the study) 37420 UAH ($ 1485)
Term of apprenticeship 1 year 6 months

Business, trade and exchange activities

076 «Business, trade and exchange activities»
Faculty of Economics and Management

 Full-time attendance
License for study 45 places
Tuition (for all course of the study)  41580 UAH ($ 1650)
Tuition (for the first year of the study) 41580 UAH ($ 1650)
Term of apprenticeship 1 year
Part-time education
License for study 30 places
Tuition (for all course of the study)  59850 UAH ($ 2375)
Tuition (for the first year of the study) 37420 UAH ($ 1485)
Term of apprenticeship 1 year 6 months

Building and Civil Engineering

192 «Building and Civil Engineering» 
Faculty of Water-transport and Shelf Constructions

License for study 85 places
 Full-time attendance
Tuition fee (the first year) 42050 UAH ($ 1600)
Term 4 years
Part-time education
Tuition fee (the first year) 37845 UAH ($ 1440)
Term 4 years
Interview on the following subjects
Ukrainian and literature (Russian)
Mathematics
English or Physics

Industrial machinery engineering

133 «Industrial machinery engineering»
Port Engeeniring Faculty

License for study 125 places
Full-time attendance
Tuition fee(the first year) 42050 UAH ($ 1600)
Term 4 years
Part-time education
Tuition fee (the first year) 37845 UAH ($ 1440)
Term 4 years
Interview on the following subjects
Ukrainian and literature (Russian)
Mathematics
English or Physics

Shipbuilding

135 «Shipbuilding»
Shipbuilding Faculty

License for study 220 places
 Full-time attendance
Tuition fee(the first year) 42050 UAH ($ 1600)
Term 4 years
Part-time education
Tuition (for the first year of the study) 37845 UAH ($ 1440)
Term 4 years
Interview on the following subjects
Ukrainian and literature (Russian)
Mathematics
Englishor Physics

Marine and River Transport

271 «Marine and River Transport»
Ship Engineering Faculty

License for study 500 places
Full-time attendance
Tuition fee (the first year) 42050 UAH ($ 1600)
Term 4 years
Part-time education
Tuition (the first) 37845 UAH ($ 1440)
Term 4 years
Interview on the following subjects
Ukrainian and literature (Russian)
Mathematics
English or Physics

Electrical energetics, electrical engineering and electromechanics

141 «Electrical energetics, electrical engineering and electromechanics»
Ship Engineering Faculty

License for study 50 places
Full-time attendance
Tuition fee (the first year) 42050 UAH ($ 1600)
Term 4 years
Part-time education
Tuition (the first) 37845 UAH ($ 1440)
Term 4 years
Interview on the following subjects
Ukrainian and literature (Russian)
Mathematics
English or Physics

Transport Technologies (by type)

275 «Transport Technologies»
Faculty of Transport Technologies and Systems

License for study 450 places
 Full-time attendance
Tuition fee (the first year) 42050 UAH ($ 1600)
Term 4 years
Part-time education
Tuition fee (the first year) 37845 UAH ($ 1440)
Term 4 years
Interview on the following subjects
Ukrainianand literature (Russian)
Mathematics
English or Geography

Computer Sciences

122 «Computer Sciences»
Shipbuilding Faculty

License for study 175 places
Full-time attendance
Tuition fee (the first year) 42050 UAH ($ 1600)
Term 4 years
Part-time education
Tuition fee (the first year) 37845 UAH ($ 1440)
Term 4 years
Interview on the following subjects
Ukrainian and literature (Russian)
Mathematics
English or Physics

Law

081 «Law»
Law Faculty

License for study 100 places
 Full-time attendance
Tuition (for the first year of the study) 42050 UAH ($ 1600)
Term 4 years
Part-time education
Tuition fee (the first year) 37845 UAH ($ 1440)
Term 4 years
Interview on the following subjects
Ukrainian and literature (Russian)
History Of Ukraine
English or Geography

Economics

051 «Economics »
Faculty of Economics and Management

License for study 50 places
 Full-time attendance
Tuition fee (the first year) 42050 UAH ($ 1600)
Term 4 years
Part-time education
Tuition fee (the first year) 37845 UAH ($ 1440)
Term 4 years
Interview on the following subjects
Ukrainian and literature (Russian)
Mathematics
English or Geography

Business, trade and exchange

076 «Business, trade and exchange»
Faculty of Economics and Management

License for study 50 places
 Full-time attendance
Tuition fee (the first year) 42050 UAH ($ 1600)
Term 4 years
Part-time education
Tuition fee (the first year) 37845 UAH ($ 1440)
Term 4 years
Interview on the following subjects
Ukrainian and literature (Russian)
History of Ukraine
English or Mathematics

Management

073 «Management»
Faculty of Economics and Management

License for study 100 places
 Full-time attendance
Tuition fee (the first year) 42050 UAH ($ 1600)
Term 4 years
Part-time education
Tuition fee (the first year) 37845 UAH ($ 1440)
Term 4 years
Interview on the following subjects
Ukrainian and literature (Russian)
Mathematics
English or History of Ukraine

Tourism

242 «Tourism»
Faculty of Transport Technologies and Systems

License for study 100 places
Full-time attendance
Tuition fee (the first year) 42050 UAH ($ 1600)
Term 4 years
Part-time education
Tuition fee (the first year) 37845 UAH ($ 1440)
Term 4 years
Interview on the following subjects
Ukrainian and literature (Russian)
History Of Ukraine
English or Geography

Psychology

053 «Psychology»
Law Faculty

License for study 100 places
 Full-time attendance
Tuition (for the first year of the study) 42050 UAH ($ 1600)
Term 4 years
Part-time education
Tuition fee (the first year) 37845 UAH ($ 1440)
Term 4 years
Interview on the following subjects
Ukrainian and literature (Russian)
History Of Ukraine
English or Biology

Philology

035 «Philology»
Ship Engineering Faculty

License for study 100 places
Full-time attendance
Tuition fee (the first year) 42050 UAH ($ 1600)
Term 4 years
Part-time education
Tuition (the first) 37845 UAH ($ 1440)
Term 4 years
Interview on the following subjects
Ukrainian and literature (Russian)
History Of Ukraine
English or Mathematics

Exams:

Ukrainian language and literature

Russian language

Mathematics

English

History of Ukraine

Physics

Geography

Department of International Relations coordinates the procedures which are related with international applicants, students and PhD students at the Odessa National Maritime University.

Head of International Relations Department
Svitlana Glovatska

 

Working hours

Monday-Friday from 8-15 to 17-00

break from 12-15 to 13-00

Contacts of the Department of International Relations

Office 219, Mechnikov street, 34, Odessa, Ukraine, 65029

tel.: + 380 482 341192

fax: + 380 482 341192

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Skype: ONMU-foreign-students

List of Documents and Procedures for foreign applicants

I. For obtaining invitation
  1. Foreigners - candidates for obtaining education in ONMU - shall submit the following documents:

    1. application Annex I;
    2. copy of the passport;
    3. copy of the education documents with the list of studied courses (subjects) and received grades (points) verified by embassy of Ukraine;
    4. Consent to personal data collection and processing Annex II.

    All document send by е-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    ONMU determines the need for translation of the documents into the Ukrainian language, as well as the interview, if possible in the on-line mode.

    II. For admission to ONMU
    1. 2 copy of the passport translated into the Ukrainian language;
    2. original and copy of the education documents with the list of studied courses (subjects) and received grades (points) verified by embassy of Ukraine;
    3. Preparatory course Certificate;
    4. Medical insurance;
    5. 10 photographs having the size of 3,5 x 4,5;

    All documents are submitted personally by the applicant to the admission office of the University.

  2. Persons, who enter the postgraduate studies or studies for obtaining doctor's degree, shall additionally submit a list of the published scientific-research works with the specification of a place of publishing, and such works shall be certified by a head of educational institution, organization at the place of work.

    Postgraduates, who have no published works, shall submit research papers (reports) in the area of the scientific profession selected by them.

    When admitting to the studies for taking doctor's degree, the following documents shall submitted additionally:

    1. comprehensive plan of a dissertation work for taking the scientific degree of a doctor of science;
    2. copy of the diploma on awarding the scientific degree of a candidate of science.
  3. Documents set forth in Articles 1 and 2 shall be in the Ukrainian language, and documents set forth in paragraphs "c" of Article 1 and paragraph "b" of Article 2 shall, in addition, be certified pursuant to the legislation of a country of their origin and legalized pursuant to the established order, unless otherwise provided for by international agreements of Ukraine.

Procedure for the recognition of foreign educational qualifications

With the aim of the implementation of the state strategic course of integration of the national education into the international educational environment, facilitation of academic mobility as the method of spreading the intellectual educational values, the Government of Ukraine ratified in 2000 the Convention on Recognition of Qualifications of Higher Education in the European Region (Lisbon, 11 March 1997).

Therefore, the state system of official assessment of foreign certificates on education is regulated by the provisions of the above mentioned document, and by the Recommendations of the Second Session of the Committee of the Lisbon Convention Committee on Recognition (Riga, 6 July 2001), the member of which is the representative of Ukraine - head of the department of licensing and accreditation of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, Mr. Volodymyr Ivanovych Domnich.

Efficient (clear, specific, exceptional, preferential, simplified, automatic) principles and criteria of the assessment of foreign qualifications were included in the contents of the most bilateral international agreements on the mutual recognition and equivalency of documents on education and academic ranks, pursuant to which the determination of equality is mainly guaranteed for those specimen of documents, which are officially approved (adopted) by the governments.

Therefore, the process of the mutual recognition of the educational qualifications is regulated by Ukraine with 14 states, including: the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Republic of Belarus, the Hungarian Republic, the People's Republic of China, Romania, the Slovak Republic, the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Bulgaria, the Republic of Moldova, Turkmenistan, the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The procedures for the recognition of foreign educational qualifications shall be performed by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, namely, by the department of licensing and accreditation, where applicants or their authorized persons shall submit their documents on education to for the recognition.

All documents submitted for the consideration in order to recognize educational qualifications shall be accepted, provided that they have been legalized by bodies of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and accompanied with their notarized copies and translation.

Pretenders' applications for the recognition shall be considered on the individual basis within a period not exceeding four months from the date of the receipt of all necessary information.

The list of documents to be submitted for the recognition of educational qualifications shall include: 

  • personal application of a pretender for the recognition, that should specify the purpose of the recognition, as well as awareness of the procedures for the process of recognition; 
  • original and copy of the document on education; 
  • original and copy of the appendix to the document on education specifying the list of subjects with the total number of study hours, final grade, list of practical works, term and graduate papers, other components of the educational process; 
  • translation of the said documents into the state language; 
  • receipt on the payment of the value of the procedure for the recognition of educational qualifications.

In addition to the aforementioned documents, the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine shall obtain on demand from the competent authority the information on the status of the educational institution, that gave the qualification, and, if necessary, regarding the authenticity of the issuance of documents.

When assessing the foreign qualifications, the priority shall be given to the results of education, quality of the syllabus, and duration of the education. It is supposed, that at least 75% of the professionally related subjects from the program of training of the foreign qualification should concur, by the list and scope of the study hours, with the state standards of the contents and scope of the educational and professional training applicable in Ukraine. It shall be deemed possible to recognize the foreign qualification as equitable with the national one, however not that applied by a pretender, but the mostly close by the contents of the syllabus.

For the acknowledgement of its decision on recognition, the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine shall issue a document in the form to be determined by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.

In the event of a negative decision, the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine shall notify the applicants for recognition of the reasons of the denial to recognize the educational qualifications, and shall provide the information regarding measures to be taken by them in order to receive such recognition later.

Decision of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine on the denial to recognize foreign qualifications may be challenged pursuant to the procedures provided for by applicable legislation.

General information

Ukraine – is a country of Central-East Europe. 

Capital Kyiv (Kiev). 

State language Ukrainian. Russian language is widely used.

Ukraine is a presidentparliamentary republic with the authority divided between the President, Verkhovna Rada (legislative power, Parliament) and court system. Political life is characterized by a great umber of political parties. The main law is Constitution adopted in 1996.

Ukrainian universities take an active part in work of European educational bodies as well as European Association of International Education. Ukraine was one of the countries that signed the convention on the Recognition of Qualifications Concerning Higher Education in Europe (Lisbon, 1997). 

In 1999 the Parliament of Ukraine ratified the convention. Bilateral cooperation between Ukrainian and foreign universities is intensively developed. Ukrainian universities are active participants of the European union Programme TEMPUS.

Nowadays, popularity of higher education is growing.

 

Nature and Climate of Ukraine

The Ukrainian relief is almost plain. Plains occupy 95% of inland territory. Mountains - 5%. Three zones –mixed forests, forest-steppe and steppe, present the plain landscapes.

Two climate zones – moderate latitudes and sub-tropical on Southern coast of Crimea – present climate of Ukraine. Mountainous regions have special climate conditions because of vertical ruggedness, different steepness of slopes, local atmosphere circulations etc. In general, Ukraine belongs to countries with moderate climate of four seasons within a year.  Climate conditions 

Territory

The territory of Ukraine is equal to 603,7 th sq km or 5,7% of European territory and 0,44% of the World. Ukraine is bigger then France (544 th sq km), Spain (505 th sq km), Sweden (450 th sq km), Germany (356,3 th sq km), Poland (312,7 th sq km). Thanks to beneficial geoposition, wide net of air transport, railroads, marine and auto transport, Ukraine is to be a transit country for passengers and cargos of different countries.influence on economy, tourism development, allow to use the energy of the wind and the Sun.

Administrative structure

Ukraine consists of the Crimean Autonomous Republic and 24 regions (oblast): Vinnytsya region, Volyn region, Dnipropetrovs’k region, Donets’k region, Zhytomyr region, Zakarpattya region, Zaporizhya region, Ivano-Frankivs’k region, Kyiv region, Kirovohrad region, Luhans’k region, Lviv region, Mykolayiv region, Odesa region, Poltava region, Rivne region, Sumy region, Ternopil region, Kharkiv region, Kherson region, Khmelnytsky region, Cherkasy region, Chernihiv region, Chernivtsi region.

Kyiv and Sevastopol are the cities of special status, stated by laws of Ukraine. There are 490 districts, 446 cities, 907 towns and 10196 villages.

Territorial structure is based on the principles of indivisibility and unity of the country, the unity of centralization and decentralization of power, balance of social-economic development of regions, according to their historical, economic, geographical and demography peculiarities, ethnical and culture traditions.

Population

The population of Ukraine is 48,5 mln people. Ukraine is the 5th in Europe (after Germany, Italy, Great Britain, France) and the 21st in the World. Ukrainian population sets 7,3% of population of Europe and 1% of the World population. 68% of Ukrainians live in cities and 32% - in rural areas.

The average density of population of Ukraine is 85 people per square kilometer. As per this indicator, Ukraine yields to many European countries. The density is not similar all over Ukraine. The most habitable is Donet’s region - 196 people per sq km. The less one – Chernihiv region – people per sq km.

Money

National currency is Hryvnia (UHR). 1 USD = 23 Hryvnias.

You can change foreign currency in banks, kiosks, in the international airport. In the 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 AVAL bank. This bank is often used to open the account for international students. Here you can save money both in foreign currency and Ukrainian hryvnia. Departments of the bank are situated in many regions of the country. It makes it easier to transfer money through the Western Union.

Communications

Ukrtelecom, Life, Kyivstar a.c. companies, the sponsors of the Guide, provides excellent telephone communications both in Ukraine and all over the world.

You can use services of fast mail, represented by DHL, Federal Express, UPS, TNT and other companies.

Transport

The international airport of Borispol is the air gate of the country, 36 km from Kiev. To get from the airport to Kiev you can take a taxi, shuttle-bus, bus. You can also order pick up service in the university.

International railway connections are with Bulgaria, Check, Slovak, Germany and Poland. International bus routes are from Poland, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany. 

By ship you can get from Turkey.

It is better to find out your own route to the university from the university itself or the agent. 

Ukraine has a well developed transportation system. So there will no problems to get to any part of the country. You can travel all over the country by train or bus. The fare for distance 500 km is about US$12-15. Tickets on train you can buy in advance either at the railway station or in the city. On the day of departure a ticket can be bought on the station only.

For air travel within the country you can buy tickets from the local companies. Flight cost at distance 500 km is about US$50.

Local transport includes buses, trolleybuses, trams, taxis. The fare is US$0.15. You can buy tickets from the conductor or in yellow kiosks at stops. 

The fare for taxi is $US1 + US$0.20 per 1 km. 

In Kyiv, Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk you can take Underground, paying at the entrance a ticket of US$0.12 (without time and destination limits!).

During warm period a water transport is quite comfortable: on the Dnieper river or by the Black sea.

Electricity

The standard electrical currency throughout Ukraine is 220 volts.

Some outlets operate on 127 volts, but these are very rare. You may need a converter as well as an Eastern European plug adapter if you are bringing electrical appliances. You should be aware that there are frequent power surges, and other irregularities in the electrical supply. You may want to consider brining a surge protector.

 

Studying in Ukraine

System of education

The system of education provides good quality and is well developed. One of the most important tasks for central and local authorities is to give equal possibilities in getting top quality education for all citizens of Ukraine. 

In the area of education and upbringing are involved 7% of Ukrainian professionals who teach 11 mln. students (22% of the population).

There are 18400 institutions for pre-school preparation. According to the Constitution secondary school takes the central part in the system and is free and quite accessible. 7 mln. students attend 21900 

schools. Private sector in secondary education is insignificant. Totally, there are 200 private schools (1% of all the amount of students).

Transition of secondary school from 10 (11) to 12 level system, according to European standards, is taking place now. Moreover, there is no difference in content of Ukrainian (post-soviet) secondary education from standards of secondary school of other European countries. 

You can take vocational education in 1003 technical institutions (utchilische) on the base of lower secondary education and upper secondary education. 

In Ukrainian system of education College of Further Education (tekhnikum) refers to the lower part of higher education.

 

Higher Education

Having more than 1 mln. students institutions of higher education in Ukraine form a system which considers to be one of the biggest in the world.

In Ukraine you can get higher education in universities (academies, institutes) accredited on 3-4th level.

After 4 years of studying you can get Bachelor degree, 5 years is for Specialists, five and a half or 6 years Masters degree. Among all the enumerated degrees Specialist is the most popular. 

You become a student of a university according the results of entrance exams in July August.

The academic year beginning on the 1st of September lasts up to the end of July and consists of two terms. All the students go on holidays between two terms: the first term (September - January) and the second one (February - June). Summer holidays last for two months.

At the end of each term the student takes 3 or 5 examinations and 3 or 5 tests. Successful pass of examinations and tests guarantees the possibility of getting to the second term. 

Students have classes everyday but for weekends. They attend lectures, tutorials, work with materials in libraries and resource centres. Higher education course includes work placement, when students have the possibility to gain experience.

Recognition of qualification gained is the priority of the state. In case of successful graduation of a university students get the Diploma no matter what form of property it refers to. The transcript of the subject list with marks is attached to the Diploma. Although the state guarantees the conformity to standards of qualification, the employer takes into consideration how authoritative the university is.

Today, you can get the education in 313 universities, academies and institutes of Ukraine of 3-4th level of accreditation. Among them there are 220 state institutions, 93- non state. 54,9 % of state universities students get free education.

International Students

International students get their higher education in universities, academies and institutes, that are not only accredited, but also have a special license to teach foreign students. All the universities from this Guide possess the license. The Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine controls the quality of educational services done to foreign students.

International students start their studying with foundation year. It includes a course of Ukrainian (Russian) language and some of the comprehensive subjects according to the future profession.

Further education is continuing together with Ukrainian students.

Entrance Procedure

To select a university and profession you are to take the information right from the institution according to the address, given in the Guide, Embassy of Ukraine in your country or agent, who represents the Ukrainian University.

You have to send the following to the University:

  • an application form;
  • the copy of the document about secondary education signed by a notary;
  • the copy of birth certificate signed by a notary;
  • medical certificate that states you have no health problems and infectious disease;
  • 8 documental photos.

If there are no problems with the documents, you will get an official proposal, 2 copies of contract and the invoice for study course and other payments.

After that you have to send a letter of confirmation of your coming to take a course, one copy of the contract, a copy of the bank document, that confirms your payment.

The university sends the official invitation to the applicant.

Visa

As soon as you get the invitation you have to address the Embassy of Ukraine in your country. There you can find out the information about the list of documents needed to get a student visa.

To get through the passport control you have to show the passport with visa, the copy of the official invitation, medical insurance policy.

On coming to the place of study, international students have to be registered in the local authorities. As a rule, this procedure is done by the international department of the university.

Medical Insurance

The procedure of medical insurance of international students is a usual practice in Ukraine. Medical insurance can be paid together with study payment or at the airport in Ukraine.

There are other ways of payment as well.

Accommodation

International students live in university hostels. There are various types of hostels. To get more information you can address the accommodation department of the university. It is also possible to live in Ukrainian families or to rent a flat.

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