Information for international students

Mykola Skyba

Rector – Doctor of Sciences in Technology, Professor, Honoured Worker of Public Education, corresponding-member of NAPS of Ukraine

International students are welcome in Khmelnytskyi National University!

Khmelnytskyi National University is the biggest higher educational institution in Podillya, which trains specialists in 40 areas and conducts educational, methodical, scientific work.The University was founded in 1962. Since that time it has transformed from general technical faculty of Ukrainian Printing Institute to Khmelnytskyi National University, which has the highest IV-th level of accreditation.

Nowadays there are many Universities that offer educational services in Ukraine. But KhNU gets global recognition, introduces new technologies and teaching methods, is actively involved in various international projects, conferences, students, teachers and scientists exchange programs.

WHY OUR UNIVERSITY?

1. Distance Learning allows students to  make their own educational plan for the semester and to determine the way of learning the certain subject. The students are trained using online-video conferences in comfortable place and time for them.

2.High demands for quality education in institution. Authorities of the university and academic staff are exacting to their studetnts, that helps to train lighly qualified specialists and make them achievement-oriented at the labour markert.

3.Professional academic staff. Academic process at the university is provided by 50 departments. There are 72 Doctors of Sciences. Professors more than 440 Candidates os Science. Associate Professors. Contacts with lugher educational establishmens from foreign countries enable raising profesional skills of University employees, improvement of educational programs and subjects, organizing exchange of academic staff.

4.Material and technical resources. KhNU  has eight academic building including the Sports Hall. Research and Experimental Building Library. Rowing base. There was created a Botanical Garden with 1400 trees and shrubs.

5. Wide range of specislities.The university has 7 faculties that train specialist in 50 fields of studies.

6. Preparatory Department, which provides a thorough theoretical preparation for Exam Focus Complex Tests and Entrance Examinination, psyhological adaptation to conditions and teaching process in the University.

7.Affordable studing. Khmelnytskyi National University offers high quality education for affordable price.

8. Student’ cultural life. Numerous artistic and dance groups, theater miniatures Yumodes, folk theatre of song Suzirya function in the University Here is a Sports Complex with specialized hall for fighting. Fitness Center. Medical Office, multimedia laboratory, shower rooms. There is a Stadium, play grounds with artificial surface.

9. Housing. Five dormitories are available for foreign students.

More detailed information can be obtained in the University Selection Committee in Academic building №3. Tel.+38 (0382) 67-27-55.


1. DISTANCE LEARNING

Faculty of Distance Learning that has more than 700 students, trains specialists for full and short term studying using distance learning technologies.

Students are trained using modern information technologies in 20 distance learning centres which are located almost in all regions of Ukraine. Students are fully equipped with teaching materials. For this purpose the university has developed more than 1100 distance learning courses (modules) and 3300 test units for knowledge control. The Faculty also carries out retraining of specialists with higher education on the main areas through the technologies of distance learning.

Features of Distance Learning:

  • free and full access to the information resources of the university;
  • the opportunity to study in convenient time;
  • the opportunity to study at the place of residence;
  • the opportunity to use mail systems for on-line communication with academics and peers;
  • the cost of training is 2 times less than stationary training;

allows to obtain parallel higher education in Ukraine, with the possibility to recredit disciplines studied in a host university.

List of specialties at the University’s Faculty of Correspondence and Distance Studies

Specialty Specialization
Philology Ukrainian language and literature
Economics Economical CyberneticsBussiness economics and analytics
Economics Personnel Management and Labour Economics
Audit and taxation
Finance, Banking and Insurance
Business, trade and exchange activities Bussiness Management
Business, trade and exchange activities Trade industry
Marketing
Management
Computer Sciences and Infrormational technology
Ecology
Light Industry Goods Technology

Additional information for applicants is on the site: http://dn.tup.km.ua, Tel.: +38 (0382) 67-19-99.


2.HIGH DEMANDS FOR EDUCATION QUALITY

Organization of educational process in the University is based on the implementation of the European Credit Transfer System. Thanks to the usage of computer and telecommunication technologies in educational process there was developed information and computing environment of the University (MOODLE). This system gives access to the educational materials for all disciplines.

The process of studying is based on the usage of traditional (verbal, visual, practical) methods of learning as well as innovative ones.

The innovative methods that are widely used in teaching process includes games (business game, role play games, simulation trainings, game designing, case-technology etc.) and active non-imitating teaching methods(discussions, brain-rings), master classes and of course information technologies that based on the usage of computers and computer graphics tools.

In recent years, the students of our University consistently win more than twenty prizes at Ukrainian scientific competitions that is 2-3% of the total number of prizes. Such results are peculiar only to the leading higher education establishments in Ukraine and show the systematic research and professional training of students.

Within the international cooperation students participates in international conferences, seminars (Poland, Belarus, Lithuania, Germany, UK, France, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia), summer schools, students exchange (Poland, Russia, Germany, USA, Czech Republic), programs of international cultural exchange (Portugal, China, Spain, Russia, France, Work & Travel USA). KhNU annually organizes a series of international conferences for young scientists, involving representatives from different countries (Germany, Israel, Russia, Lithuania, Belarus, Poland, Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Czech Republic, Egypt, Bulgaria).

In recent years the design students have won prizes at the international competitions in Brno, St. Petersburg, Moscow, Kiev, Kharkov, Odessa.


3.PROFESSIONAL ACADEMIC STAFF

72 Doctors of Sciences, Professors, more than 440 Candidates of Science, Associate Professors work at Khmelnytskyi National University. Academic and teaching staff is prepared at Postgraduate Centre and Centre for Doctoral Training. Postgraduate Centre trains specialists in 22 and Centre for Doctoral Training – 6 special fields.

Last year the University received 35 patents, published 64 scientific books and monographs, 1,700 scientific papers. Five specialized Dissertation Advisory Committees in 12 specialties successfully work at the University.

The university activity involves intercommunication researchers with colleagues in different scientific fields. That’s why the university annually organizes international and republican conferences where scientists exchange views and ideas, introduce the results of their research, approbate their ideas. Active participation of scientists from leading universities and research establishments in Russia, Poland, Belarus, Latvia, Lithuania, USA, Germany in conferences demonstrates their level.

Khmelnytskyi National University was awarded a diploma «Leader of scientific activity» at the third international exhibition «Modern educational Establishments in 2012» that was a momentous event for KhNU.


4.MATERIAL AND TECHNICAL RESOURCES

The Khmelnytskyi National University’s Scientific Library comprises over 600 thousand documents. The library consists of five reading halls, 3 delivery desks, specialized sectors: scientific and technical literature, foreign language literature, catalogue and electronic information hall, interlibrary loan, 3 faculty and 12 departmental libraries.

8 University academic buildings and 5 dormitories are included into university network through the fiber and optic communication line.

About 2000 computers are used in academic process (more than 1800 of them are registered in computer network that has Internet access).

The University computer network comprises more than 30 high-capacity servers of different purposes that are based on Intel Xeon E5 – 2650L microprocessors.

The Botanical Garden was created in KhNU. All guests and students are impressed by its beauty. There are 1,400 conifers and deciduous trees and shrubs, more than seven thousands of floral and decorative plants. Recently the students and academics have opened a new exhibition Valley of Knowledge, which symbolizes the man’s way to the peak of knowledge and self-fulfilment.


5.WIDE RANGE OF SPECIALTIES

List of University’s specialties (specializations)

Specialty Specialization Faculty
Q Secondary education Labor Training and technologies HUMANITARIAN AND PEDAGOGICAL FACULTY (HPF)
Secondary education Ukrainian language and literature HPF
Q Secondary education Physical Education HPF
Secondary education Biology HPF
Q Secondary education English language and literature INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS FACULTY(IRF)
Secondary education Computer science PROGRAMMING AND COMPUTER, TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS FACULTY (PCTSF)
Q Vocational education Transport industry HPF
Design FACULTY OF TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN (FTD)
Visual art, Decorative art, Restoring HPF
Physical Education and Sport Sport orientation Fitness HPF
Q Psychology HPF
Q Physical therapy and ergotherapy HPF
Q Social Work HPF
Q Philology Ukrainian language and literature HPFFACULTY OF CORRESPONDENCE AND DISTANCE EDUCATION (FCDE)
Philology Slavic languages and literatures (including translation), Polish language HPF
Q Philology German languages and literatures (including translation) IRF
Philology Applied linguistics IRF
Politology IRF
Q International relations, public communications and regional studies International Information IRF
International relations, public communications and regional studies Country Studies IRF
Q International Economic Relations International Economic RelationsInternational logistics and Customs IRF
Tourism IRF
Q Economics Economical CyberneticsBussiness economics and analytics ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT FACULTY (EMF)FCDE
Q Economics Personnel Management and Labour Economics EMFFCDE
Q Audit and taxation EMFFCDE
Q Finance, Banking and Insurance EMFFCDE
Q Business, trade and exchange activities Bussiness Management EMFFCDE
Q Business, trade and exchange activities Trade Industry EMFFCDE
Q Marketing EMFFCDE
Q Management EMFFCDE
Public management and administration EMF
Hotel and catering business EMF
Mathematics PCTSF
Applied mathematics PCTSF
Software engineering PCTSF
Q Computer sciences and information technology PCTSF, FCDE
omputer Engineering PCTSF
Cyber security PCTSF
Automation and computer-integrated technology PCTSF
Telecommunications and radiotechnics PCTSF
Q Applied Mechanics MECHANICAL ENGINEERING FACULTY(MEF)
Materials science Recovery and technical car service MEF
Q Industrial engineering MEF
Q Electrical power engineering, electrical engineering, electromechanics MEF
Q Civil security Labour Protection MEF
Automobile transport MEF
Q Ecology HPF, FCDE
Chemistry FTD
Q Chemical Technology and engineering FTD
Q Light Industry Goods Technology FTD, FCDE
Agri-engineering MEF
Architecture and urban development MEF

Q – intramural and extramural (distance) training.


6.PREPARATORY DEPARTMENT

Preparatory Department provides a thorough theoretical preparation for Exam Focus Complex Tests and Entrance Examination, psychological adaptation to conditions and teaching process in the University.

Preparatory Department provides:

  • thorough theoretical preparation for Exam Focus Complex Tests;
  • professional academic staff;
  • knowledge improvement of gifted graduates, promoting a conscious profession choice;
  • psychological adaptation to teaching process and conditions in the University;
  • excellent results at the Entrance Examination.

List of subjects provided by Preparatory Department:

  • Ukrainian Language and Literature;
  • Mathematics;
  • Physics;
  • History of Ukraine;
  • English;
  • Biology;
  • Russian;
  • Chemistry;
  • Geography.

Apprenticeship: October – May.

Students use the library of our University and academic laboratories; non-residents are provided with housing.

Submission to the Preparatory Department starts in September.


7. AFFORDABLE STUDYING

Training foreigners and stateless persons is conducted according to the Law of Ukraine.The admission of foreign citizens for training is conducted according to the Regulations on admission and training foreigners and stateless persons in Khmelnytskyi National University.

For registration in the University (for admission for the first year studying or transferring from other educational institution) foreigners submit the documents to the Selection committee (Post graduate and Doctoral Department) and also to the International Relations Department.

All international students can get education in our University for affordable price.

For more information, please contact the International Relations Department (Academic building №4, room 218.).

Tel.: +38 (0382) 72-81- 92

E-mail: interdept.khnu@gmail.com


8.STUDENTS’ CULTURAL LIFE

Students’ life of Khmelnytskyi National University is active. Numerous artistic and dance groups, theatre miniatures Yumodes, folk theatre of song Suzirya function at the University.Folk dance group Yunist Podillyathe laureate of All-Ukrainian and international festivals,successfully functions in KhNU. Art Dance and Relax show ballets, Victoria ballroom dance ensemble should be also mentioned.

In our University there is a Sports Complex with specialized hall for fighting, track an dbasketball, handball, football and futsal play grounds, fitness centre, medical office, multimedia laboratory, shower rooms.

Besides these facilities, there is a weight lifting hall, rehabilitation centre with specialized hall, therapeutic and sport massage room.

Thus, the infrastructure of the university makes it possible not only to study, but also to have fun and profitably spend leisure time.


9. HOUSING

Campus is convenient and compact. Academic buildings and five student dormitories, where more than two thousand students live, are located nearby. This is every second nonresident student of the university.

There are kitchens with gas and electric stoves, bathrooms, showers, amenity rooms, laundries, dryingrooms in the dormitories. The rest rooms and living rooms in the national style are in the dormitories number 2 and number 3. The students can use card and coinpay phones.

There are 36 family units for married students in the dormitory №5. The dormitories number 3 and number 4 are equipped with a mini health clubs.

There is a medical health center, at Physical Education Department, located in the University Sports Hall. The students have three rooms at their disposal: a therapist, dental and manipulation. Treatment, sanitation and organization work are conducted there.