Information for Prospective Students

Would you like to pursue higher education in Ukraine?

Then look through Zhytomyr Ivan Franko State University educational offerings. You can get higher education in the following areas and specialties:

Bachelor’s Degrees:

  • 061 Journalism
  • 014 Secondary education (The Ukrainian language and literature)
  • 035 Philology (The Ukrainian language and literature)
  • 014 Secondary education (The Russian language and literature)
  • 014 Secondary education (The Polish language and literature)
  • 035 Philology (German languages and literature, Translation)
  • 014 Secondary education (The English language and literature)
  • 014 Secondary education (The German language and literature)
  • 012 Pre-school education
  • 013 Primary education
  • 014 Secondary education (Choreography)
  • 014 Secondary education (Music)
  • 014 Secondary education (Fine arts)
  • 026 Performing arts
  • 015 Vocational education (Design)
  • 014 Secondary education (History)
  • 032 History and archaeology
  • 052 Political science
  • 014 Secondary education (Computer sciences)
  • 014 Secondary education (Mathematics)
  • 014 Secondary education (Physics)
  • 112 Statistics
  • 102 Chemistry
  • 091 Biology
  • 101 Environmental studies
  • 014 Secondary education (Geography)
  • 231 Social work
  • 053 Psychology
  • 073 Management
  • 075 Marketing
  • 017 Physical education and sport
  • 014 Secondary education (Physical education)

Master’s Degrees:

  • 014 Secondary education (The Ukrainian language and literature)
  • 035 Philology (The Ukrainian language and literature)
  • 035 Philology (Slavic languages and literature, Translation)
  • 014 Secondary education (The Russian language and literature)
  • 014 Secondary education (The English language and literature)
  • 014 Secondary education (The German language and literature)
  • 061 Journalism
  • 035 Philology (German languages and literature, Translation)
  • 013 Primary education
  • 014 Secondary education (History)
  • 032 History and archaeology
  • 014 Secondary education (Computer sciences)
  • 014 Secondary education (Mathematics)
  • 111 Mathematics
  • 014 Secondary education (Physics)
  • 104 Physics and astronomy
  • 014 Secondary education (Chemistry)
  • 102 Chemistry
  • 014 Secondary education (Biology)
  • 091 Biology
  • 012 Pre-school education
  • 231 Social work
  • 053 Psychology
  • 073 Management
  • 017 Physical education and sport
  • 014 Secondary education (Physical education)
  • 014 Secondary education (Music)
  • 051 Economics

Doctorate Degrees:

  • 011 Education sciences (General pedagogy and history of pedagogy)
  • 015 Vocational education (Theory and methods of vocational education)
  • 031 Religious studies
  • 032 History and Archaeology (History of Ukraine)
  • 033 Philosophy (Social philosophy and philosophy of history)
  • 035 Philology (The Ukrainian literature)
  • 035 Philology (Theory of literature)
  • 053 Psychology (Pedagogical and Age-related Psychology)
  • 091 Biology (Hydrobiology)
  • 091 Biology (Zoology)
  • 111 Mathematics (Mathematical analysis)

Postdoctoral Degrees:

  • 011 Education sciences
  • 015 Vocational education (by subject specialization)
  • 031 Religious studies
  • 033 Philosophy

If you are interested, but you need language training, you can take preparatory courses at the Center of Postgraduate Education and Pre-University Tutorial of Zhytomyr Ivan Franko State University (tel. +380 412 46-27-09, +380 412 42-10-75, email: int@zu.edu.ua).

If you have enough knowledge of Ukrainian and Russian to study, contact directly Admissions Office or Department of International Relations and Regional Affairs to get an invitation letter (tel: +380 412 46-75-60, e-mail: int@zu.edu.ua).

Note! Under the new requirements all foreign students must have an invitation letter for study!

In order to receive the invitation letter for study, you should submit the following documents to the University:

  • application;
  • copy of passport or other document of identification (birth certificate);
  • copy of the education certificate with the score list or academic transcript;
  • copy of External Independent Testing Certificate, if any;
  • written consent to processing personal data (see samples in Ukrainian, Russian, English and French in Appendix);
  • Ukrainian Language Competence Certificate, if any.
  • The Admissions Office will consider your documents and decide on issuing the invitation letter to you. The invitation is valid for 6 months from the date of issue.

    Visa support for students from countries with visa regime is provided by the Ukrainian State Center of International Education.

    For admission to the University a foreign student should submit the following documents:

    • completed application form;
    • original and copy of previous education document;
    • original and copy of a supplement to the document about previous education with subjects studied and grades obtained;
    • copy of passport or birth certificate;
    • medical certificate that is attested by a state health care body of the country of origin and that is issued not earlier than 2 months before the application;
    • copy of a passport of a foreign student or other document certifying a stateless person’s ID;
    • valid health insurance policy (except for foreign students coming from countries with which Ukraine signed an agreement to provide free emergency medical care);
    • 6 colour photographs (size — 6×4 cm.);
    • a copy of the Certificate of Foreign Ukrainian (if available).

    We are waiting for you!

    Admission Rules for Foreign Citizens and Stateless Persons