Oles Honchar Dnipro National University


About University
Nowadays Oles Honchar Dnipro National University the university has level IV accreditation, with 20 faculties and 1,300 professors, 850 of them PhDs. Oles Honchar Dnipro National University has about 22,000 Ukrainian students and offers 87 majors. It has about 3,000 international students from 20 countries.

It has strong ties with one of the largest world’s rocket space centres, Yuzhnoye Design Bureau, and other industrial and scientific organizations in the Donetsk-Pridneprovsk area with population of more than 15 million people.

Being a big educational and research center, Oles Honchar Dnipro National University provides training at all qualifications levels: Master’s degree, Specialist’s degree, Bachelor’s degree. It prepares researchers and university teachers at the post-graduate and doctor of science courses. Second higher education can be obtained.

According to a decision of the Intersectorial Accreditation Collegiums and to the order of the Ministry of Sciences and Education of Ukraine Dnipropetrovsk National University has been accredited as a higher institution of the 4-th level accreditation. According to the UNESCO poll Oles Honchar Dnipro National University takes the 6th place of all Ukrainian higher education institutes due to its academic and research indexes.

Oles Honchar Dnipro National University has 63 agreements with higher education institutes and research centers from many countries of Europe, Asia, the US, Canada. DNU has joined the work of the TEMPUS Program in Ukraine. The first project on reforming the economy was won in 1993. Since then Oles Honchar Dnipro National University has won 14 projects (including three more Tempus projects in 2009) for terms of 1 to 3 years in sectors of science and education such as economics, management, university managements, social informatics and international economics.

The library has 2,600,000 volumes and computer library rooms.

Since 2007 Oles Honchar Dnipro National University has been taking part in the Erasmus Mundus Project “External Cooperation Window”. In the plan there is a paragraph about development of close relations with EU universities, and strengthening of exchange programmes. Participation should raising the skills of Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University teachers and improving the style of teaching. The project can give the possibility of progress in implementation of Bologna standards, including ECTS and quality assurance.

Faculties of Dnipropetrovsk National University
· Faculty of Ukrainian and Foreign Philology and Study of Arts
· Faculty of Social Sciences and International Relations
· Historical Faculty
· Faculty of Psychology and Special Education
· Faculty of Applied Mathematics
· Law Department
· Faculty of Physics, Electronics and Computer Systems
· Faculty of Economics
· Faculty of Systems and Means of Mass Communication
· Physical and Technical Faculty
· Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics
· Faculty of Chemistry
· Faculty of Biology and Ecology
· Faculty of Medical Technologies of Diagnostics and Rehabilitation
· Educational and Methodological Center of  Distance and Evening Forms of Education
· Educational and Methodological Center of Postgraduate Education and Skills Development
· Educational and Methodical Center of Pre-University Training
· Master Programs

Educational Activities of Dnipropetrovsk National University

Bachelors’ training is provided at the faculty at four directions:

· philosophy,
· politology,
· sociology;


Masters are trained at four specialties:

· international relations,
· public communications
· regional studios;
· philosophy;
· politology;
· sociology.

Practical training of the students is provided in the organs of state authority and local self-government, local centers of political parties, public organizations, research centers, medium and higher educational establishments.

Graduates of the faculty work at the educational establishments, scientific-research establishments, organs of state authority and local self-government, political parties and public organizations, informational-analytical services and connection services with the public of commercial enterprises, banks etc.


Scientific and Scientific-Technical Activities


Historic-philosophical school is created at the chair. The sociology chair works out a state-budget theme “Teaching methods modernization in the conditions of credit-module system adoption: sociological aspect”.

Politology chair works out a scientific-research theme “Methodological bases, institutional opportunities and social-cultural factors of stable political development providing”.

Training of scientific and scientific-pedagogical is realized at the faculty through a post-graduate study at such specialties:

· History of philosophy,
· Social philosophy and philosophy of history,
· Philosophy of science and technique,
· Theory and history of sociology,
· Branch sociologies,
· Theory and history of political science,
· Political institutes and processes,
· History of philosophy.

There are function two specialized academic councils dealing with the doctoral dissertations defense on philosophical and political sciences at such specialties: “History of philosophy”, “Social philosophy and philosophy of history”, “Theory and history of political science”, “Political institutes and processes”.

Collections of scientific works are published at the faculty: “Visnyc of Dnipropetrovs’k university. Series: Philosophy. Sociology. Politology”; “Visnyc of Dnipropetrovs’k university. Series: “History and philosophy of science”; “Philosophy and politology in the context of a modern culture”; “Topical problems of social work theory and practice”.

Students’ scientific community is created at the faculty, which works at four sections: philosophy, politology, sociology. I-st tour of Ukrainian Olympiad among students of higher educational establishments is conducted at all specialties every year. Students from “Philosophy” specialty took part in Ukrainian contest of students’ scientific works. A Philosophical discussion club “XXI century”, Politological discussion club “Forum” were organized by active participation of students from the faculty, theoretical-practical seminar “Politological disputes of young scientists” functions. Students’ scientific conference “Topical problems of political science” is held by the politology chair every year. Both students from the “Politology” specialty and students from other specialties of the faculty and university take part in this conference.


International Connections
The faculty maintains connections with Roman University La Sapienza (Italy), Stuttgart University (German), Warsaw University (Poland), Zheshuvskyi technical university (Poland), State Oklahoma University (USA) and other.
The faculty takes part in TEMPUS JEP 26193 2005 “Crisis analysis and decision taking in Ukraine” project fulfillment. The first admission of students at “Politology” specialty was made in 2007/08 by the masters training program “Crisis analysis and decision taking” with the probation training in Roman University La Sapienza (Italy) and getting the diploma of this educational establishment. Students and teachers of the faculty take an active part in the programs of academic exchange and probation trainings.

Student’s Life
Organ of student self-government – student council functions at the faculty. A Day of the faculty is held at the beginning of December; Days of specialty are held by the chairs with the active participation of students.

Students take an active part in the work of sport sections Palace of Sport, creative associations of Palace of Students. A CFI group “Bilochka” functions. Students of “Politology” specialty won the title “Miss University” twice

Cooperation With Foreign Partners
The ERASMUS+ partners (KA1 projects):
Latvijas Universitāte (Latvia)

Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi (Turkey)

Università Ca’ Foscari (Italy)

Universidad de Deusto (Spain)

Université libre de Bruxelles (Belgium)

Universität Koblenz-Landau (Germany)

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece)

Université du Maine (France)

Université de Strasbourg (France)

Université Bordeaux Montaigne (France)

The ERASMUS+ partners (KA2 projects):
Vilniaus universitetas (Lithuania)

MEVLANA Exchange Programme partners (Turkey):
Karamanoğlu Mehmetbey Üniversitesi
Kocaeli Üniversitesi
Mehmet Akif Ersoy University

Exchange Programmes in the framework of the bilateral agreements:
Uniwersytet Łódzki (Poland) — Mobility Direct Exchange Programme

Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny w Poznaniu (Poland)

Latvijas Universitāte (Latvia) — «EU Studies in Latvia» Exchange Programme


The Two Diplomas Programme Partners:
Université du Maine (France)

Hochschule Mittweida, University of Applied Sciences (Germany)

Universität Koblenz-Landau (Germany)

Wyższa Szkoła Lingwistyczna (Poland)

Wyższa Skoła Zarządzania Ochroną Pracy w Katowicach (Poland)

Uniwersytet Pedagogiczny im. Komisji Edukacji Narodowej w Krakowie (Poland)

Our partners in the framework of the bilateral agreements:
Brandenburgische Technische Universität (BTU) Cottbus

Hochschule Mittweida, University of Applied Sciences

Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt

Stiftung Universität Hildesheim

Nordost-Institut/Institut für Kultur und Geschichte der Deutschen in Nordosteuropa

e.V. (IKGN e.V.)

Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Regensburg

Pädagogische Hochschule Freiburg

Universität Koblenz-Landau

Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften Würzburg-Schweinfurt

Uniwersytet Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej

Politechnika Łódzka

Uniwersytet Warszawski

Uniwersytet Wrocławski

Akademia Humanistyczna im. Aleksandra Gieysztora

Uniwersytet Pedagogiczny im. Komisji Edukacji Narodowej w Krakowie

Uniwersytet Łódzki

Wyższa Szkoła Ekonomii i Innowacji w Lublinie

Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny w Poznaniu

Uniwersytet w Białymstoku

Uniwersytet Śląski w Katowicach

Wyższa Skoła Zarządzania Ochroną Pracy w Katowicach

Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny w Krakowie

Centrum Innowacji STB

Central European Academy Studies and Certification (CEASC)

Wyższa Szkoła Bankowa we Wrocławiu

Wyższa Szkoła Finansów i Zarządzania w Warszawie

Akademii Humanistyczo-Ekonomicznej w Łodzi

Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika

Akademia im. Jana Długosza w Częstochowie

Wyższa Szkoła Lingwistyczna

Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny w Krakowie

Universidade Federal do Maranhão

Universidade de Brasília

Universidade Estadual do Centro-Oeste


Université du Maine

Ecole Polytechnique

Université Paris-Sud

AllianceFrançaise de Dnipro

La France en Ukraine. Ambassade de France à Kiev

Campus France Ukraine

Belarusian State University

Belarusian State Agricultural Academy

Vitebsk State University named after P.M. Masherov

Francisk Skorina Gomel State University

Belarusian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education


Sam Houston State University

Middle Tennessee State University

Colorado State University

Jackson State University

Milli Aviasiya Akademiyası

Bakı Dövlət Universiteti

Liaoning University

Harbin Institute of Technology

Jilin University

Wuhan Textile University

Institute of Natural Resources and Ecology (Heilongjiang Academy of Science)

Institute of Microbiology (Heilongjiang Academy of Science)

Eurasian National University

Karaganda State Technical University of the First President of the Republic of


«Bolashak» Academy

Baishev University Aktobe

Högskolan i Halmstad

Lunds Universitet

University «Prof. d-r Asen Zlatarov»

Institute of Metal Science, equipment, and technologies “Acad. A. Balevski”


Národní knihovna České republiky

Univerzita Tomáše Bati ve Zlíně

Universidade do Algarve

Universidade Lusófona

Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi

Bingöl Üniversitesi

İstanbul Üniversitesi

Baltijas Starptautiskā Akadēmija

Latvijas Universitāte

Daugavpils Universitāte


Konkuk University

Scientific Center of Zoology and Hydroecology National Academy of Sciences of Armenia

National University of Uzbekistan named after Mirzo Ulugbek


Univerzita Pavla Jozefa Šafárika v Košiciach

Ekonomická univerzita v Bratislave

Universidad de Deusto

Université libre de Bruxelles

Universitatea de Stat «Bogdan Petriceicu Hasdeu» din Cahul
Research-and-production company «Microfir Tehnologii Industriale» Ltd.

Trans Tech Publications Inc.

Vilniaus universitetas

Sapienza Università di Roma

Queen Mary University of London

University of Glasgow

Retiarius Pty Ltd

Medisol Software Corp.


University of Central Lancashire, Cyprus

Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University

Länsi-Suomen opisto

Competence Center of Health Technology


While getting education, all the students are provided with comfortable rooms for living in hostels for students. All the rooms are provided with the Internet access, TV set and telephone. There are bathrooms, lavatories and kitchens for students in the hostels. The campus area is equipped with a gym, a large number of shops and entertainment centers.

Usually, students use accommodation facilities on the sharing basis. All students’ hostels are safe and secure as they are under the protection of the police during 24 hours.
Educational process does not only consist of exams and tests. Students’ life is a unique world, full of hopes and joy, exciting events and fascinating new acquaintances. The university is a so-called city within the city, which has everything one might need.

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