8 Things To Know About Studying In A Ukraine University
Ukraine, is opening itself up to foreign relations. As part of the Ukraine government's aggressive moves to participate in a globalized world, it is also currently welcoming international students who want to avail of the education offered by its many world-class colleges and universities. If you are one of these students who are interested in getting an education from Ukraine, then here are the nine things you must know.
1. Degrees in Ukraine are at par with those from other European countries. Ukraine universities and colleges provide their students with high-quality education under an international faculty. The undergraduate, masteral and doctorate degrees that students will get from them are equal, if not better than, those from those in other European countries, since all European universities and colleges are obliged to follow the same set of standards as outlined by the European Union and other international bodies overlooking education.
2. Ukraine universities offer internationally-recognized programs, such as those certified by the World Health Organization, the European Council and the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization.
3. Educational programs in Ukraine lasts between two to five-six years. Four years are usually needed to get a bachelor's degree, and an additional one or two years to get a master's degree.
4. Educational institutions use Ukrainian or Russian, as well as English, as the medium of instruction. While everyday conversation is usually in the local language, Ukraine's drive towards attracting more international students and the influx of international faculty had caused most Ukraine educational institutions to introduce entire programs delivered in English.
5. While English had become quite commonly used within educational institutions, Ukraine universities do not require international applicants to pass any English test, such as the IELTS or TOEFL before they can be accepted. However, may avail of academic and/or language support from their respective universities if you find it hard to follow the lessons in English, Ukrainian and/or Russian.
6. Most Ukraine universities and colleges do not accept online applications, although many of them make the details of their programs and the application process easily available through their representative's websites. If you are interested in a particular Ukraine university, don't hesitate to contact us.
7. Universities in Ukraine require that all documents submitted by the students during the application and subsequent processes be translated into Russian, English and/or Ukrainian language, then notarized.
8. Most universities in Ukraine oblige international students to pay the tuition and fees in full for their first year before the term begins. After that (for the second year onwards), though, most universities already accept installment payments from international students. The fees usually include tuition fees and school miscellaneous, but may or may not include accommodation, books and other reading materials, depending on the university's individual policy.