State Higher Educational Institution "University of Educational Management" (UEM) of Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine (License of Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine AE №636081 since 10.03.2015. Certificate of Accreditation RD-IV №1154006) carries out the reception of Foreign Citizens to study at the Preparatory Department on the basis of full secondary education by invitation from the University under the contracts signed SHEI "UEM" with legal entities and natural persons.

To receive the Invitation for study at the Preparation Department Foreign citizens should present the following documents: 

Documents required for an “Invitation to study”:

  • application;
  • consent to personal data processing;
  • a copy of the first page of your passport valid for travelling abroad;
  • a copy of the document on secondary education with a list of studied disciplines and marks.

Invitations to study in Ukraine are issued from May 25th to October 31st.

Invitation to study in Ukraine is required for:

  • obtaining a visa for citizens of countries require visas for entry into Ukraine;
  • confirming the purpose of entry during passport control (checked by border guards);
  • enrolling in the University.

Any international student wanting to study in Ukraine will need to obtain a student visa for Ukraine.

 Pay for Visa support (to select button “Visa support”). The cost of visa support is 324 UAH.

Get a long-term visa (type D)

To obtain a type D (D-13) visa to enter Ukraine, citizens of countries with a visa regime should apply to the nearest Embassy of Ukraine (in their own or in a neighbouring country), adding a package of necessary documents and the original “Invitation to study”

Inform us on your arrival date and time

A representative of the University of Educational Management will meet you at either Boryspil Airport (KBP) or Kyiv International Airport (Zhulyany) (IEV) and take you to the university.

Become a student of UEM

No later than the next day after your arrival, please submit the documents required for admission to the Directorate of the Center for International Cooperation and Education

To enter the University you need to submit:

  • the original passport document of a foreigner or a document certifying a stateless person, translated into Ukrainian with a notarized translation;
  • the original and a certified copy of the document on the previously obtained educational (educational-qualification) level valid for admission;
  • the original and a certified copy of the appendix to the document on the previously obtained educational level valid for admission;
  • Medical Examination Certificate which states the possibility to be trained in Ukraine;
  • Copy of Birth Certificate
  • 8 photos of 4x6 cm

All documents must be certified in the country of issue in the manner officially used in that country for such certification, and legalized or apostilled by the relevant foreign institution of Ukraine, unless otherwise provided by international treaties of Ukraine.

Studying to follow directions at the Preparatory Department is conducted in Ukrainian/ English languages:

  • engineering and technical
  • medical and biological
  • economical
  • humanitarian


Disciplines which are studied at the Preparatory Department:  Ukrainian /English language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Drawing, Geography, Basics of Economics, Ukrainian and Foreign Literature and History in dependence of the chosen direction of preparation.

The course at the Preparatory Department lasts 10 months.

The academic year is divided into two stages – basic and specific.

The first stage, which lasts 4 months, includes learning basic level of  Ukrainian/English Language, and further the students are distributed according to selected directions of preparation.

Stage II –  6 months – the students of technical and economical directions are training in the Speech Science relevant field of study, and also of the Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Drawing and Economics; for the students of humanitarian direction : History, Geography, Literature.

At the Preparatory Department  highly qualified specialists are working who have a great experience of teaching foreign students.

Students can use library, reading rooms, computer classes.

Graduates of Preparatory Department receive a Certificate that gives them the right to enter any educational institution in Ukraine.

The academic group consists of 8-10 persons, members of the group - international students.

The teachers of Ukrainian  Language are appointed as groups curators, they carry out explanatory and educational work (acquaint the international students with local realities, attending the hostel, communicate with the parents of their students and contribute for the more easy adaptation to the conditions of stay in Ukraine).

The study of  Ukrainian Language also continues in extracurricular time. Excursions in Kyiv and visits to the historical cities of Ukraine, museums, theatres and exhibition halls – all this contributes to effective mastering foreigners in  Ukrainian languages.

For the registration in the Internal Affairs of Ukraine foreign citizen must submit passport in  Center for International Cooperation and Education   within three days after crossing the border. During this period he must:

  • Sign an agreement (contract) for training and educational services and to pay a tuition fee.
  • Pass a medical examination to accommodate in a hostel.
  • Carry out a settlement to the hostel.

After signing the Agreement for studying by Rector of the University foreign citizen is enroll to the Preparatory Department.


The University is situated in the central area of the city, convenient road interchange makes it easy to get to The Independence Square and to the Central Street Khreshchatyk, to theatres and museums, to parks and recreation areas in the capital.

The students’ hostel is in the territory of the University. Accommodation is in the comfortable hotel-type rooms for 2 persons. Students can use refrigerator, washing machine, and kitchen. In the premises of the dormitory there is a cafe with the meals cuisines of the world.

Tuition fee at the Preparatory department is 34100 UAH in full for the entire period of study.

During the period of education a place in a room of the students  hostel is given for the extra charge 2100 UAH per month for accommodation.


To receive further information about admission
  to the University  you can apply to:

52-A Sichovykh Striltsiv Str., Kyiv, 04053, Ukraine
 Building 3, Floor 4, Room 4.6.2