Higher education institutions in Lugansk conflict area

In the spring of 2014, the pro-Russian Lugansk People's Republic (LPR) proclaimed independence from Ukraine. An ongoing military conflict ensued, leaving parts of the Lugansk (or Luhansk) region under Ukrainian control and another under pro-Russian LPR c

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Plans to extend Ukrainian primary & secondary to 12 years (Ukraine)

According to legislation, the primary and secondary educational system in Ukraine will be extended from 11 to 12 years, beginning in 2018. The plans include four years of primary school, five years of basic education, and three years of specialized educa

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Donetsk National University split (Ukraine)

Donetsk National University was founded over 75 years ago in Donetsk. Due to the complex socio-political situation in Ukraine, the university was relocated to Vinnytsia in 2014 where it operates as the Vasyl Stus Donetsk National University.  The remaind

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Update: Taurida National V.I. Vernadsky University Relocated to Kiev (Ukraine)

Update:  Crimean oldest university, Taurida National V.I. Vernadsky University in Simferopol, relocated to Kiev in February 2016 to continue to provide education to Ukrainian students. It offers programs of study available full-time, part-time, and via d

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Ukraine to Introduce New Higher National Qualifications

According to the newest amendments to the Law on Higher Education from 01.07.2014 № 1556-VII, Junior Specialist and Specialist qualifications will be discontinued over the next few years. Beginning in 2016, the new National Qualifications Framework will

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