For international students

It is commonly known that Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv is amongst the best and most prestigious universities in Ukraine for international students. It is an institution of higher education that trains specialists in many fields of knowledge and carries out research. The University is a member of various international projects which are directly aimed at establishing partnership in the field of higher education. The curricula of all Taras Shevchenko University faculties are based on the combination of academic instruction with student’s research work and the combination of thorough theoretical knowledge with specific skills.

Nowadays, our computer and communication systems themselves are easily disabled by anonymous vandals. Can we rely on professionals to help us ward off those attacks and keep things working? Who are these professionals? Who is educating them?

The Faculty of Information Technologies proposes a great opportunity of studying for students from all parts of the world. FIT believes that all innovations originate in ideas. Our research labs concentrate on producing ideas and spreading them around through scientific publication and conferences.

Currently the stress is on student’s ability to work independently and meet employer’s requirements, thus practical experience in the field being of foremost importance. Having acquired theoretical knowledge in the first and the second year, in their third year undergraduates choose an area to specialize in. At the same time they choose a field for their independent study, joining elective special seminars; the results of research are usually presented at the meetings of students’ scientific societies or at scientific conferences, the most interesting results are published.

The IT industry offers a wide range of positions that vary in their requirements and expectations. To start an IT career, you should have a reasonable idea of the requirements of the area you are interested in. Our faculty prepares high-qualified professionals in the following areas:


  • Informatics – creating scientific and methodological basis in the development and use of information technology and systems, science and technology and practical support in all processes of information areas of society.
  • Software engineering – tool programs and software systems development to solve a variety of economic problems of existing enterprises and organizations.
  • Computer Sciences – design and operation of information processing systems and management, creating new applications, maintenance tool applications, and information systems.
  • Security of Information and Communication Systems and Information Security Management – development and application of information security tools in IT; development and application of technologies for creating complex information security systems; models of threats and offenders development, risk analysis and safety policy; information security audit in enterprises.


  • Project Management – organization, planning and control of the processes of information technology and systems creation and implementation; professional management of IT projects in all sectors of the economy, business and public administration; leadership team projects; risk management, cost management, information management, term management, human resources of the project management.
  • Consolidated Information. Graduates are professionals in various information sources research; analytical reviews on the received information development and information influences application to achieve the objectives of any sphere.


The best students of the faculty will have the opportunity for various educational and scientific programs to attend major educational and scientific institutions of the world. Already during studies students can perform practical tasks ordered by private and public organizations and institutions. Besides, Project Management masters will be able to get a “D” certificate by International Project Management Association and work in the respective sphere in public and commercial structures, banks, research institutes, design offices, computers centers and universities.

Necessary documents for entering

Foreign citizens who come to study at the University to all faculty and educational levels (bachelor, specialist, master), should bring their documents to the Faculty for International Students:

str. Vasylkivska, 36, 89

from 01 June to 23 August:
Mon. – Fri .: 9:00 – 17:00; Sat .: 10.00 – 14.00.

Enrollment – up to 10 September.

1. The documents given by the entrants:

1.1. National passport with a type “D” visa (04/12) (original, copy and Ukrainian translation of all pages with notes).

* Type “D” visa is issued on the basis of the invitation of the University for training.
** In order to get an invitation you should give to the Faculty for International Students the following documents:

  • motivation letter with objective to study at the University;
  • copy of the passport;
  • the document on earlier received education and annex with estimates or academic certificate;
  • written consent to personal data collection and processing.
  • Documents in a scanned form can be sent by mail to the faculty.

*** Type “D” visa is not required for citizens of Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Uzbekistan – citizens of these countries enter Ukraine without a visa;

1.2. Birth certificate (original and translated into Ukrainian notarized copy).
1.3. Certificate (original and translated into Ukrainian notarized copy).
1.4. Medical health certificate certified by an official health authority of the country of the foreigner and gotten no earlier than two months before the departure of the foreigner to study to Ukraine (original).
1.5. Certificate of HIV-infection absence (original).
1.6. 10 photos 3 x 4 cm.
1.7. Information about refusal of Ukraine citizenship or the loss of Ukraine citizenship for students – foreigners who were born in Ukraine after 1991 and later acquired citizenship of other countries.

2. Documents issued at the University for entering:

2.1. Application.
2.2. Questionnaire.
2.3. Consent to personal data collection and processing.
2.4. Education in the University Agreement.

By entering the University, foreign citizens are required to draw up a contract of obligatory insurance for emergency medical care.

On issues related to the entry of foreign citizens to study at the university, contact the Faculty for International Students:

03022 m. Kyiv, str. Vasylkivska, 36, r. 90;
tel. / fax (044) 521-35-87;

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