Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman

Information for Foreign Citizens


Guidelines for Admission of Foreign Citizens

Admission of foreign students to study at KNEU is based on: international agreements between Ukraine and other countries; agreements of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine; agreements (contracts) between KNEU and international organizations and individuals.

Educational and methodical work with foreign students is held by all university departments and leading teachers of the departments. Appointed inspectors conduct organozational and methodological work with foreign students in the departments.

Foreigners who do not speak the Ukrainian language, are able to master them within a 10-month study at the preparatory department of the University, after the successful completion of which they can continue their studies at any university faculty or other institutions of higher educational of Ukraine.

Foreigners who have Bachelor's degree in Economics can continue their studies in the corresponding Master's degree program of the University.

Students who have Master’s degree in Economics, can continue their education in post-graduate department of KNEU. After having written and successfully defended the dissertation(thesis) with the Specialized Academic Council searchers are assigned the degree of PhD in Economics.

Interview dates for foreigners 2021:




19.07.2021 (Monday)



30.08.2021 (Monday)



14.09.2021 (Tuesday)




Last redaction: 03.06.21
The list of necessary documents
  • application form
  • original and 2 copies of the academic credentials received at the previous education institution
  • original and 2 copies of the diploma supplement
  • copy of the birth certificate
  • medical certificate certified by the official health authorities of the foreign resident’s home country and issued not later than two months before coming to Ukraine
  • 2 copies of the passport or a document certifying the identity of the person without citizenship translated into Ukrainian language and notarized
  • valid medical insurance policy
  • 6 color photos, with dimensions of 3 centimeters by 4 centimeters
  • a copy of Ukrainian foreigner license (if applicable)
  • an envelope
  • duo-tang file folder

Documents specified in subparagraphs from 2 to 6 of this paragraph have to be translated into Ukranian in Ukraine, the translation have to be notarized.

Documents must be notarized in the country of their issuance in a way that is officially used in this country for such certification, and legalized by the relevant overseas diplomatic institution of Ukraine, unless otherwise provided by international agreements of Ukraine