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Information for prospective students


Foreign citizens are enrolled to Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University on the following grounds:

·       international treaties of Ukraine;

·       nationwide programs;

·       University agreements with legal entities and natural persons.

Foreign citizens have the right to travel to Ukraine with an aim to study at university on the ground of “Invitation to study” (further – Invitation) at a state standard established by the Ukrainian State Center for International Education.

Contest Committee gives recommendations on the invitation of a foreigner to study on the basis of copies of such documents submitted to the University in paper based or electronic form:

·       passport of the foreigner;

·       academic transcript or a document which proves the received level of education with marks for academic disciplines;

·       written consent to the processing of personal data.

At this stage the University determines the need for translation of documents into Ukrainian as well as interviewing, if possible, online.


         Foreigners may enter the university twice a year, before and at the beginning of semesters (before November 1, or until March 1): for obtaining a Bachelor’s degree, a Master’s degree – based on the evaluation/assessment of submitted documents and interviews on certain subjects and language of instruction.

        During the year foreigners enter the TNPU for postgraduate study (PhD programs), doctoral studies based on the evaluation/assessment of submitted documents and interviews or other introductory tests on specified subjects and language of instruction.

Foreigners enroll in the University for one year in order to study the programs

of the preparatory department for foreigners to learn the state language or language of instruction, as well as for higher education, advanced training, internship, in order of transfer and renewal on the basis of the decision of the admission commission of the university on the results of the analyzed documents submitted in accordance with the provisions of the Regulations on training (internship) of foreign citizens in TNPU.



        Foreign students’ education is provided stationary (full-time) and distance studying (part-time).

·       preparatory department - 6-9 months;

·       preparation of Bachelor - 4 years;

·       preparation of Master - 1 year and 4 months (1,5 years) or 1 year and 9 months (2 years);

·       preparation of Doctor of Philosophy (post-graduate education) - 4 years.

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