Postgraduate education

Study in Ukraine postgraduate is the initial stage of postgraduate education, aimed at training researchers, colleges and universities teachers.

For entering it is required to have a Master’s degree, to pass the entrance exams and the competitive selection. Postgraduate education in Ukraine is usually 3 years. The main objective of a young scientist is to conduct a full study with elements of scientific novelty and to successfully defend a thesis to obtain the PhD. In addition, postgraduate students have an individual learning plan and examination dates on the core subjects.

Each postgraduate student is assigned a scientific supervisor who helps to choose the thesis topic and oversees the writing process. Postgraduate students have the right to hold the position of a technician or an assistant at the department.

Training in the Ph.D takes place on the premises of the best laboratories and research institutes.

Directions and Programmes

Ukrainian universities offer a wide range of graduate programmes in humanities, natural sciences, technical fields. For example:

  • Nonlinear problems mathematical modeling;
  • Technological processes automation;
  • Architecture;
  • Astrophysics;
  • Biology, biomedicine, biophysics;
  • Accounting analysis;
  • Genetics;
  • Journalism;
  • Computer science and computer engineering;
  • Law (constitutional, international, administrative, criminal);
  • History, cultural studies;
  • Forensics;
  • Mechanical engineering;
  • Nanotechnology;
  • Material development technology;
  • Innovation management and more.

In addition to the core subjects, postgraduate study includes modern methods of data processing and systematization. These skills will be useful when writing the thesis.

How International Student Can Enroll for Postgraduate Studies

For graduate admission, it is required to have a Master’s degree, or submit an equivalent educational document confirming the obtaining the second academic degree. The availability of own scientific publications or a paper on the supposed thesis topic is a plus.

Applicants take entrance exams in:

  • Relevant discipline;
  • Foreign language (Ukrainian or English);
  • Philosophy (history of science).


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  • Filled Application Form (with valid permanent/ current postal address and telephone numbers)
  • International Passport, the page with picture and data on it (travelling document)
  • Educational Documents available (Certificate of O level/A level /SSCE/ HSSCE/Bachelor/Master’s)

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