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Terms of Entry for International Students

All foreign citizens have equal right for studying in Ukraine regardless of sex, race, nationality, social and financial state, type of occupation, world outlook, religious beliefs, place of residence and other grounds.

Enrollment of foreign citizens willing to enter Lviv Polytechnic National University is realized in compliance with the Provisions on Enrolment of Foreigners and Stateless Individuals for the Training in Higher Education Establishment according to the chosen specialty.

Foreign citizens, who have appropriate documents on education and the knowledge of the Ukrainian language, shall be enrolled to the Lviv Polytechnic National University (the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine license series of АБ № 175530) according to the results of the entrance interview. The interview shall be held from 8 July till 28 August. The knowledge level shall be assessed at the following scale: high, sufficient and insufficient. The decision whether to accept candidate shall be made according to the results of the interview.

Foreign citizens, who are willing to study at the basic programme of ’Computer Science", can get education studying in English.

Foreign citizens, who have obtained the documents about education (Bachelor’s or Master’s degree diploma) outside Ukraine and are determined to proceed with their studies in one of the Ukrainian higher educational establishments on the following educational qualification level must pass obligatory acknowledgment procedure of these documents (nostrification) in the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.

Foreign citizens, who do not speak Ukrainian, shall be accepted to Preparatory Departmnet ‘KOMPIS’ (the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine license series of AA № 420484) at Lviv Polytechnic National University for preparation for entering into higher educational establishments of Ukraine. Preparatory Department for foreign citizens conducts studies and issues certificates for entering higher educational establishments of Ukraine in engineering-technical, medical-biological and humanitarian specialties (in accordance with curricula approved by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine). Foreign citizens, who have completed the course but failed examinations, can return home or re-enroll in the course, if they are willing to.

In order to obtain an invitation to study in Ukraine foreign citizens must send written application for entering Lviv Polytechnic National University to the University administration. An application can be sent at the following addresses:

E-mail: rashkevatpolynet [dot] lviv [dot] ua, kompisatpolynet [dot] lviv [dot] ua, kompisatlp [dot] edu [dot] ua
Fax: +380322727863

Postal address: 79013 Ukraine, Lviv
12 Stepan Bandera Street
Lviv Polytechnic National University

Documents required for Invitation to study in Ukraine:

  • a completed application in prescribed format;
  • a copy of the passport first page (full name, citizenship, date of birth, passport serial number, permanent residence address);
  • a copy of the certificate of complete general secondary education (translated into Ukrainian or Russian) and the grades/marks obtained in study disciplines; as well as the information on knowledge assessment system according to which the student is evaluated.

The University shall examine the provided documents and, if the documents meet the established requirements, shall send the original of invitation to study in Ukraine to the candidate and visa support to the Embassy of Ukraine.

In order to obtain entrance visa foreign candidate should contact the Embassy of Ukraine in his / her or nearby country (while filling in the application it is necessary to specify what country) providing completed visa application form and original invitation to study at Lviv Polytechnic National University. In addition to visa application and invitation letter the following documents should be also submitted:

  • a passport;
  • a certificate of the complete general secondary education with the list of studied disciplines and grades/marks;
  • a general health medical certificate issued not earlier that two months prior the departure for studying in Ukraine;
  • a medical certificate of AIDS test results;
  • a copy of the birth certificate.

The education documents must be approved by the Department of Education of the country that issued the documents and legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of this country. There must also be the notarized copy of educational documents translated into Ukrainian. While obtaining a visa, all above-indicated documents shall be legalized in the Embassy of Ukraine.

Foreign citizens, who received Ukrainian visa, must inform the University on the date of arrival and flight number so as to be ensured with the airport meeting. In case of not providing the information on arrival and the absence of meeting representative of the University, foreign citizen shall be turned back from the airport back to his / her Motherland.

Possible arrival route is a Motherland — Kyiv (flight transfer at the Boryspil airport) — Lviv. If there is a direct flight to Lviv, the students might arrive directly to the Lviv airport.

The documents required for entering Lviv Polytechnic National University:

  • an application in prescribed format;
  • a passport with the Ukrainian visa;
  • a notarized copy of the educational document with received grades/marks in the studied disciplines;
  • a general health medical certificate issued not earlier that two months prior the departure for studying in Ukraine;
  • a medical certificate of AIDS test results;
  • an emergency medical insurance (except foreign citizens who come from the countries with which there is a preliminary agreement on free emergency medical care);
  • a copy of the birth certificate;
  • 8 photos (4×6 cm);
  • a return ticket with open date of departure within one-year period;
  • a criminal record certificate from law enforcement authorities which proves that a candidate has no convictions.

An academic year at Lviv Polytechnic National University begins on 1 September and at Preparatory Department on 1 October, and is completed in June next year. In compliance with the Provisions on Enrolment of Foreigners and Stateless Individuals for the Training in Higher Education Establishment foreign citizens’ entrance for studying is permitted from 15 August till 15 November.

For additional information on the studies of foreign citizens at Lviv Polytechnic National University, please contact us at e-mail addresses: rashkevatlp [dot] edu [dot] ua, kompisatlp [dot] edu [dot] ua