Preparatory department

   Foreign citizens who have completed secondary education but do not speak Ukrainian or Russian are accepted to the Preparatory Department of the University. Studying at the Preparatory Department of the University provides the opportunity to master not only the Ukrainian (Russian) language, but also to acquire additional knowledge on profile subjects.

  All teachers have extensive experience working with foreign students. The educational process at the Preparatory Department includes lectures, practical classes, independent work of the students, individual classes, weekly consultations.

   Foreigners are enrolled to study at the educational institution based on interview results.

   The following documents must be submitted for admission.

   After receiving an invitation from the University, you need to contact the Embassy of Ukraine to obtain a long-term visa (04/12). If there is no Embassy of Ukraine in your country, we will inform you of the area of responsibility of the neighboring Embassy of Ukraine.

   To receive an invitation, please, fill in the form.

   The term of study is 10 months or depends on the time of arrival and the formation of groups.

   All students are provided with a housing in the hostel.

Learning conditions:

   Terms of study: 8 or 9 months (depending on the program and curriculum of the Preparatory Department or on the time of arrival and the formation of groups)

   Form of study: full-time.

   Forms and methods of the educational process organizing: the educational process includes lectures, practical classes, independent work of the students, individual classes, weekly consultations.

   Tuition fee is USD 1500.

 Conditions and cost of accommodation:

   Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University has got dormitories for students and staff. A separate floor in a comfortable block-type dormitory№1 at the address Starosilska Street, 2, has been allocated for accommodation of foreigners. The rooms are designed for 1-2 people. Dormitories are equipped with the necessary furniture, appliances (washing machines/ dryers, kitchen: electric stoves, refrigerators), showers and toilets, there are also self-training rooms.

   The cost of accommodation is about USD 90 per month.

 Additional services

- Applicants are provided with training and information materials in accordance with the selected training program.

- Applicants have the right to free use of a modern library with branches in the buildings of the University, as well as a sports complex with a swimming pool and gyms.

- The university has more than 80 SMART-classrooms; training cyber polygon; Wi-Fi zones; concert and choreographic halls; dormitories; TV studio and press center; practice centers, laboratories and workshops galleries, resource center to support students with disabilities.

- Each group has its own supervisor. The supervisor helps applicants to adapt to new conditions of studying and living.




Contact information:

International students' coordinator

Serhii Kovalenko

Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University
Address: 13 B, Marshala Tymoshenka Str.,
Room 303A
Kyiv, 04212, Ukraine
Phone/Fax: +38 (044) 428-34-07
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