Buiak Bohdan BohdanovychTernopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University is one of the oldest higher education institutions in Western Ukraine, which is now established as a recognized educational and cultural, scientific and methodological centre of pedagogical education in Halychyna. According to the results of Ukrainian higher education institutions consolidated rating the university gets the second position among Pedagogical universities. It has received International Academic Popularity and Quality Rating “Zolota Fortuna” laureate diploma. Two years in a raw – in 2018, 2019 TNPU won the title “Folk Brand” in the category “Higher educational establishments” as the result of on-line voting in regional competition.The University incorporates 10 faculties, the University Preparation Centre and the Postgraduate Education Centre. The students enthusiastically gain proficiency in mathematical logic and foreign languages, biology and geography, improve physical training and musical art, carry out theatrical performances and psychological tests, arte engaged in design, tourism, journalism, modeling, study and make history.During the years of its work the University staff implemented two TEMPUS Projects: ELITE – “Education for Leadership, Intelligence and Talent Encouraging” (02.12.2013 - 31.12.2017) and the project “Cross-media and Quality Journalism” with partners from Germany, Austria, Romania, Moldova and Ukraine.Currently TNPU is a Partner in the following Erasmus+ projects:Key Action 1- Higher Education Student and Staff Mobility with the following partners: Alexandru Ioan Cuza Univesity of Iasi (Romania) – 2015-2021 University College of Teacher Education Carinthia (Austria) – 2017-2021 University College of Teacher Education Vienna (Austria) – 2018 – 2021Key Action 2 Erasmus+ Capacity Building Project in the Field of Higher Education with Ukrainian Partners KA2 “Foreign Language Teacher Training Capacity Development as a Way to Ukraine’s Multilingual Education and European Integration (MultiEd)” (2019-2022), coordinated by Tartu University (Estonia)Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Associated Partner in  Environmental Contamination and Toxicology (ECT+) 2019-2025 European MSc in Marine EnviRonment (MER+)Thanks to the signed agreement of cooperation with Higher School of Linguistics and Jan Długosz University in Czestochowa a Double Degree Program that provides possibilities for simultaneous studies in Poland and our students receiving diplomas of two higher educational establishments is implemented. 80 students of our university have already received Polish diplomas. The University cooperates with partner universities abroad, such as V. Frankel Higher Pedagogical School named in Carinthia (Austria), University of Saskatchewan and University of Waterloo (Canada), Warsaw University, Higher School of Linguistics and Jan Dlugosz University in Czestochowa (Poland), Humanitas University in Sosnowiec (Poland), University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice (Czech Republic). There are more than 60 agreements of cooperation with universities in Europe, Canada and the USA at present. The growth and strengthening of relationships between institutions is promoted by TNPU membership in international organizations, namely:• Consortium of Ukrainian universities and the University of Warsaw (since 2008);• Association of Rectors of pedagogical universities in Europe;• Magna Charta Universitatum (The Magna Charta of European Universities), thus joining 775 universities in the world guided by common fundamental principles in their activities (since 2013);•Baltic University Programme, coordinated by Uppsala University (Sweden) (since 2019)During its functioning the university prepared more than 65 000 specialists for general secondary, professional, higher education institutions. Thousands of our graduates became recognized professionals in the field of education, researchers, known both in Ukraine and abroad. Many of them are professors at Ukrainian higher education institutions, government officials, public figures. The university is proud of high research potential and quality of education. We are honoured to state that university has evolved as research and study, science and education centre of Ukraine, a site of international and all-Ukrainian research conferences, congresses, readings, etc., a place of 5 specialized academic councils, awarding Doctor of Sciences degrees, a testing ground for many Ukrainian higher education know-how. 38 academic departments employ 469 faculty, including 1 full member and 1 corresponding member of the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine, 3 academicians of the Academy of National Higher Education of Ukraine, 53 doctors of sciences, full professors, more than 340 associate professors. Almost 7 000 students are engaged in full-time and correspondence study. University education is based upon the coordinated system of professional orientation. The content of curricula and academic programmes at both undergraduate and graduate levels has been revised and updated with the implementation of credit-transfer system of study, computer technology, licensing of new specialties. Our students regularly participate in and win all-Ukrainian Olympiads. The content of curricula and academic programmes at both undergraduate and graduate levels are revised and updated with the implementation of credit-transfer system of study, computer technology, licensing of new specialities.The student football team won the European Championship at the University level and for the last seven years won the Ukrainian Championship awards.Success is assured by constant attention of the University administration to logistical support of educational process. We have study rooms equipped according to modern standards, laboratories with visual aids and computers. Students can use libraries with necessary manuals and textbooks, special literature, spacious reading rooms, a virtual library of educational and scientific works.  University computer network connects all academic buildings and students’ halls of residence with fiber optic complex, which provides free access to the Internet. Each student has free access to electronic library funds and electronic versions of our courses as well as database of other institutions and information centres. Wireless network using Wi-Fi technology is functioning to provide rapid access to internal and external resources via the Internet with the help of mobile devices.We introduce new forms of students’ independent work, their consistent and systematic learning online. MOODLE learning management system, which allows faculty to create their unified subject courses, has been launched.Leisure and sporting facilities are embodied through various vocal, pop and choreographic groups in the student leisure centre. Thirty sports classes are being developed in the university. Our students and teachers are national, world and Olympic champions, masters of sport of national and international rank. All five halls of residence house three thousand students. There are 6 gyms with fitness equipment where students can practice arm wrestling and martial-arts. The access is granted at any time and is free. On their own initiative the students can create various societies to enjoy music, drama, poetry and different kinds of dance.

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