Where do you find the best universities in the world? Well, pretty much anywhere – including Ukraine! Cool, huh? In Ukraine you can find plenty of top-ranked universities that take their rightful place next to some of the biggest international university names out there.
Ukraine’s universities, colleges, medical schools, engineering schools, and law schools are highly respected and well-known in the education and academic communities, and they continue to offer prestigious Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D programmes for smart, driven adventurers like you. Feel free to choose from some of the most competitive degrees in the best universities in Ukraine.
There are six types of higher education institution in Ukraine, each awarded a certain level of accreditation. Degree programs at bachelor’s level and above are offered by institutions with the highest level of accreditation, known as universities, academies and conservatories.
Conservatories deal mainly in culture, the arts and music. Universities tend to be multi-disciplinary establishments, hosting a variety of specialist departments, though some are ‘branch’ or mono-disciplinary, specialist establishments. Academies, like mono-disciplinary universities, also concentrate on a specific branch of knowledge.
The categories covered by specialist institutions include: technical, medical, agrarian, pedagogical, technological (construction and transportation), economics (including finance, administration and entrepreneurship), culture (arts and design), healthcare and law. Look out for universities with a ‘National’ status – awarded for outstanding performance in research and scientific activity.
Top Ranked Universities In Ukraine (2018-19)
|Universities||Times Higher Education Ranking (2018)||Shanghai Jiao Tong University Ranking||QS Rankings (2018)||Best Global Universities Rankings (2018)|
|Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv||801||–||411||1029|
|National University of Lviv||1001||–||–||–|
|National Technical University of Ukraine||1001||–||501||–|
|Donetsk National University||–||–||801||–|
|Summy State University||–||–||801||–|