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To become a student of Sumy State University you need to go through several stages in the following succession:

1. Get invitation for study

To get invitation for study at Sumy State University you need:

Inform us about your desire to study at Sumy State University. In order to do this you need to send us a letter to our e-mail address (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or fulfill the application “Apply on-line”.

Send us the following documents which are necessary for preparing the invitation:

  • Application (Application form, pdf);
  • Consent to personal data collecting and processing (Consent, pdf);
  • Copy of documents about the previous education (appendix to educational qualifications), which provide information about candidate's progress in academic subjects;
  • Copy of certificate about completing the course of language training (if available);
  • Copy of the first page of the passport or another document, which proves a foreign citizen's identity.

To conduct a payment for the visa support (for citizens of countries with visa-required entries to Ukraine). You will receive the bank requisites and payment details by e-mail.

To get the original of the invitation for study, which is required for:

  • opening a long-stay visa (for citizens of countries with visa-required entry to Ukraine);
  • presenting it when passing through the passport control.

 

2. Come for study to Ukraine in the established term

Academic year in Ukraine starts on September, 1 .

Admission of foreign citizens is conducted, as a rule, till 01 November and till 01 March (except for the admission to the Preparatory Department and for undergoing the Specialized Training in Medicine (Clinical Ordinatura)). Transfer and renewing to studies of the students who were dismissed from higher educational establishments, is conducted as a rule during summer or winter vacations.

To come for study to Ukraine on time you need:

Citizens of countries with visa-required entries to Ukraine must submit: documents for long-stay (student) visa (D-type visa) to the Embassy of Ukraine in your country (if there is no Embassy of Ukraine in your country, pay attention that the country of visa issuing is stated in the form of the invitation for study). Requirements concerning the documents processing and the procedure of applying for visa should be specified on the website of the Embassy of Ukraine in your country. Besides the documents, which are required for visa opening, original of the invitation for study must be submitted.

Citizens of the countries with visa-free entries must have the original of the invitation for study when crossing the Ukrainian border which proves the aim of entry to Ukraine.

To inform Sumy State University about the planned date of your arrival to Ukraine and the flight number. This information is required for organizing a meeting of foreign citizen by representatives of Sumy State University and his/her further guiding from the border entry-point to our University.

 

3. Admission to Sumy State University

To become a student of Sumy State University you need:

The next day after arrival to Sumy, you need according to the "Order of organization of recruitment to studies (internship) of foreign citizens and stateless persons" approved by the Order of Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine №1541 from 01.11.2013 with changes conducted according to the Order of the Ministry of Education and Science №1272 from 11.12.2015, submit personally to the Department of International Education (main building, cabinet 804) the following documents:

  1. original and notarized copy of the document about the previous obtained educational level (educational-qualification level) on the basis of which the admission is held;
  2. original and notarized copy of the diploma supplement about the previous obtained educational level (educational-qualification level) on the basis of which the admission is held;
  3. in case of transfer or renewal to studies at SumDU a foreigner shall submit academic transcript issued by the foreign or Ukrainian educational establishment;
  4. for master or post-graduate studies a foreigner shall submit the original and the copy of the document which contains the academic plan of the previous level of higher education, obtained credits, duration of studies and the academic performance;
  5. copy or original of the passport document of the foreigner or the document which proves the identity of the person without citizenship with a notarized translation into Ukrainian language;
  6. 6 Photos size 30x40 mm;
  7. copy of the certificate of a foreign Ukrainian (if available).

 Documents, mentioned in the paragraphs 1 – 4, must be:

    • verified in the countries of their disclosure in that way, which is officially used in this country for such verification;
    • legalized by the corresponding foreign diplomatic establishment of Ukraine, unless otherwise is provided by the international agreements of Ukraine;
    • translated into Ukrainian language and notarized.

Foreigners, who enter post-graduate studies shall additionally to the above-mentioned documents submit the research plan on the chosen scientific specialty OR the list of the published scientific works and inventions in Ukrainian or English languages, this list must be notarized according to the established procedure by the establishment where the applicant studied or worked.

Foreigners, who enter doctoral studies shall additionally submit comprehensive plan of dissertation thesis for obtaining the scientific degree (of a doctor of philosophy) AND a copy of the diploma on awarding the corresponding scientific degree (of a doctor of philosophy).

All documents about the complete secondary education of foreign citizens must obligatory undergo the Procedure of recognition of documents confirming previous education in Ukraine according to the actual legislation.

To pass the entrance interview on the knowledge of the language which must be on the level, enough for the successful learning of the educational material. To pass the entrance interview on the academic subjects, depending on the chosen specialty.

 

In case of successful passing the entrance interview, a foreign citizen must conduct a payment for studies and submit the original of his passport with the visa for entry to Ukraine with the purpose of study to the Registration Office of the Department of International Education (main building, cabinet 812) for preparing the permanent residence permit.

 

 

Congratulations!

You have become a student of Sumy State University!

We wish you success in your studying!

Foreign students can study at Sumy State University in the following academic programms

Specialty

Academic Program

Educational Degree «Bachelor»

Academic and Research Institute of Business, Economics and Management

1

Economics

Economics and Business*

Economic Cybernetics and Business Analytics*

2

Finance, Banking and Insurance

Entrepreneurial Finance and Accounting*

Banking*

3

Management

Management*

4

Marketing

Marketing*

5

Business, Trade and Exchange Activities

Business, Trade and Exchange Activities*

E-business, Finance and Communications*

6

Public Management and Administration

Public Management and Administration*

7

International Economic Relations

International Economic Relations *

8

Accounting and Taxation

Accounting and Auditing*

Faculty of Electronics and Informational Technologies

1

Applied Mathematics

Data Science and Complex Systems Modeling*

2

Computer Sciences

Informatics *

Information Technologies of Design *

3

Micro and Nanosystem Technology

Nanotechnology and Biomedical Systems*

4

Automation and Computer-Integrated Technologies

Computerized Management Systems and Robotics*

5

Electric power, Electrical Engineering and Electromechanics

Electrical Power Consumption Systems

6 Cybersecurity Cybersecurity
7 Telecommunications and Radio Engineering Network and Internet Technologies

8

Electronics

Electronic Information Systems*

Electronic Systems and Components*

Academic and Research Institute of Law

1

Law

Law *

Medical Institute

1

Physical Culture and Sports

Physical Culture and Sports*

2

Physical Therapy, Ergotherapy

Physical Therapy

Faculty of Foreign Philology and Social Communications

1

Philology

Germanic Languages and Literatures (including Translation) first - English*

2

Journalism

Journalism

Advertising and Public Relations
3 Social Work Social Work
Faculty of Technical Systems and Energy Efficient Technologies
1 Applied Mechanics Computer Engineering in Mechanics
Hydraulic Machines, Hydraulic Drives and Hydro Pneumatic Automatics
Mechanical Engineering Technologies
 2  Materials Science  Applied Materials Science
3 Industrial Engineering Metal Cutting Machines and Systems
Computer Engineering of the Equipment of Chemical Productions
Equipment for Oil and Gas Processing Industries
4 Power Engineering Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Artificial Cold
Compressors, Pneumatic Units and Vacuum Equipment
5 Heat Power Engineering Energy Management
6 Environmental Protection Technologies Environmental Protection Technologies

Educational Degree «Master»

Academic and Research Institute of Business, Economy and Management

1

Economics

Economics and Business Innovation*

Environmental and Natural Resources Economics*

2

Finance, Banking and Insurance

Finance and Accounting of Entrepreneurship*

Banking*

Finance*

3

Management

Project Management*

Business Administration*

4

Marketing

Marketing*

5

Business, Trade and Exchange Activities

Business, Trade and Logistics*

Investments, Business and Startups*

6

Public Management and Administration

Administrative Management*

7

International Economic Relations

International Business*

8

Accounting and Taxation

Accounting, Auditing and Taxation in International Business *

Faculty of Electronics and Informational Technologies

1

Computer Sciences

Informatics*

Information Technologies of Design*

Information and Communication Technologies

2

Micro and Nanosystem Technology

Nanotechnology and Biomedical Systems*

3

Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical Instruments and Systems*

4

Automation and Computer-Integrated Technologies

Computerized Control Systems and Robotics

5 Electronics Electronic Information Systems
Electronic Systems and Components
6 Applied Mathematics Data Science and Modeling of Complex Systems
7 Electric power, Electrical Engineering and Electromechanics Electrical Power Consumption Systems

Academic and Research Institute of Law

1

Law

Medical Law*

Intellectual Property

Jurisprudence

Medical Institute

1

Medicine (on the basis of complete general secondary education)

Medicine

2

Physical Culture and Sports

Physical Culture and Sports*

Faculty of Foreign Philology and Social Communications

1

Philology

Germanic Languages and Literatures (including Translation) first - English*

2

Journalism

Journalism

Advertising and Public Relations

Faculty of Technical Systems and Energy Efficient Technologies

1

Applied Mechanics

Mechanical Engineering Technologies*

Computer Mechanics

Hydraulic Machines, Hydraulic Drives and Hydro Pneumatic Automatics

2

Industrial Mechanical Engineering

Equipment for Chemical Production and Building Material Plants*

Metal Cutting Machines and Systems

3 Materials Science Applied Materials Science
4 Power Engineering Refrigeration Machines and Installations
Compressors, Pneumatic Units and Vacuum Equipment

5

Heat Power Engineering

Energy Management*

6

Environmental Protection Technologies

Environmental Protection Technologies

*- specializations (academic programs) teaching of which can be conducted in English

D - training can be conducted in the distance mode of studies

Training of foreign students at Sumy State University is provided in Ukrainian and English languages. Training in Ukrainian language is organized in groups together with Ukrainian students. Training in English languages is organized if there are enough students to form such group.

In 2004 training in English language was applied for students of the Medical Institute, in 2006 – for students of the Faculty of Economics and Management and in 2010 for students of the Faculty of Electronics and Informational Technologies.

Since 2006, Sumy State University has turned to educational process organization according to the credit-module system with appraisal plan ESTC (European Credit Transfer System), which is one of the main stages of integration into European educational space that allows graduates of the higher education institutions to be competitive at the labour market and resolves a problem of their educational documents recognition.