- Chernivtsi National University
Chernivtsi National University
Chernivtsi National University is a public university in the City of Chernivtsi in Western Ukraine. One of the leading Ukrainian institutions for higher education, it was founded in 1875 as the Franz-Josephs-Universität Czernowitz when Chernivtsi (Czernowitz) was the capital of the Duchy of Bukovina, a Cisleithanian crown land of Austria-Hungary. Today the university is based at the Residence of Bukovinian and Dalmatian Metropolitans building complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Sitesince 2011.
Chernivtsi National University, one of the leading higher educational institutions in Ukraine, was founded on the 4-th of October, 1875.
By Decree of the State Accreditation Commission from April, 7th, 2008 (Accreditation certificate series РД-IV № 259818) Chernivtsi University was accredited with the highest IV level of accreditation.
Series АВ № 395189 from 30.05.2008
By decision of Session of Council of European University Association, held in Brussels on January 15th, 2009, Yuri Fedkovich Chernivtsi National University was granted a full individual membership in European University Association.
Admission process in Chernivtsi National University
Since 2016 admission process in Ukrainian universities for foreign students aviable via Ukrainian Admission Center.
For apply to Chernivtsi National University foreign students have to apply online via Ukrainian Admission Center.
After checking all details in Admission Center, they will send invitation letter to students.
With invitation letter students can go to the nearest embassy of Ukraine and get student visa.
No exams, TOEFL, IELTS required if you make application via Ukrainian Admission Center.
Schools / Colleges / Departments / Courses / Faculties
- Institute of Biology, Chemistry and Bioresources
- Institute of Physics, Engineering and Computer Studies
- Faculty of Geography
- Faculty of Economics
- Faculty of Modern European Languages
- Faculty of History, Political Science and International Relations
- Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics
- Faculty of Pedagogics, Psychology and Social Activity
- Faculty of Philology
- Faculty of Philosophy and Theology
- Faculty of Law
- Faculty of Physical Training and Health
- Faculty of Architecture, Construction, Arts and Crafts
Upon the 1940 Soviet takeover of northern Bukovina, the territory was attached to the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic and the primary language in the university was switched to Ukrainian. The university, renamed Chernivtsi State University, was significantly expanded and reorganized. Teaching of science was greatly increased and the theological department was dissolved and then reopened in 1996. In 1989 the university was named to honor Yuriy Fedkovych, a prominent Ukrainian writer, a native of Bukovina. In the Soviet years, the number of Romanian students at the university declined sharply. In 1991–92, the last year of Soviet rule, the number of Romanian students was only 4.44% (434 out of 9,769). Among teaching faculty, the breakdown by nationalities is as follows: Ukrainian teachers 465 (77.1%), Russians 102 (16.9%), Moldovans 9 (1.4%), Romanians 7 (1.1%), Belarusians 6 (0.9%), etc.
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