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kyiv national technical university-Kyiv Polytechnic Institute

Kyiv Polytechnic Institute was founded in 1898 consisting 4 branches: mechanical, agricultural, engineering and chemical. The first rector of the institute was a renowned scientist and educator VL Kyrpychov, and the first Head of the State Examination Commission in 1903 – D.I.Mendelyeyev. Founders KPI embodied the best traditions of famous European higher technical schools: Paris’ Ecole Polytechnic “, Aachen, Vienna, Technical University of Magdeburg. The basis of the system of higher technical education was a combination of deep natural sciences, basic training in physics, mathematics, chemistry and other disciplines with general engineering and obtain professional and practical skills in production and scientific institutions. These principles KPI carries throughout history .Among graduates KPI – the world-famous designer of airplanes and helicopters Sikorsky, creator of turbojet engines Arkhip Lulka, designers rocket
space and aviation technology Sergei Korolyov and Vladimir Chelomei, metallurgist John Bardeen,
designer aviadvihuniv Alexander Mikulin.With time-based KPI was in 12 universities in many regions of Ukraine, 9 of which have national status today: Kyiv National University of Construction and Architecture, Kyiv National University Technology and Design, National Aviation University, National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine, National University of Food Technologies, Odessa National Maritime Academy, Vinnytsia National Technical University, Zhytomyr, Cherkasy, Chernihiv State Technological University, Dnipropetrovsk National University of Railway Transport named. V.Lazaryana, Kharkov National Automobile and Highway University.Today KPI is the largest technical university of Ukraine research type universities, one of the leading universities in Europe and world. It has about 30,000 students, including foreign students. It consists of 30 teaching and research departments (9 institutes and 19 departments), 8 scientific research centers, 12 research institutes, 14 research centers and 1 design bureau
.University is one of the initiators and directly involved in the reform of higher education, the introduction of tiered educational system, credit-modular technology of the educational process, the creation of applications to the European standard and other issues within Bologna process.on the basis of KPI created by Ukrainian Institute for Information Technologies in Education, Central and Eastern European Virtual University, which expanded the possibilities for citizens of many countries to obtain high-quality higher education without leaving their place of residence.In order to help Ukraine to enter the single European educational space, KPI has become the center of the State Information Network of universities and institutes of the National Academy of Sciences URAN, which is the basis for accession to the European educational network GEANT. “KPI” is the initiator of the establishment in Ukraine Center for HPC and data, which provides infrastructure for comprehensive information and education science
design elements of artificial intelligence and interactive technologies.KPI actively participates in international educational, scientific projects and programs successfully cooperates with 165 HEIs from 47 countries, has 32 joint structures with universities partners, leading international companies (EC, CU, UNDP, UNESCO, UNIDO, WIPO, NATO, EDNES, ICSU, CODATA) and well-known companies (MOTOROLA, SIEMENS, FESTO, SAMSUNG, INTEL, etc..).One of the first universities in Ukraine “KPI” in September 2003, joined the Commonwealth universities who signed the “Magna Charta of Universities’ Europe (“Magna Charta Universitatum”).developments KPI annually celebrated State Prize of Ukraine in Science and Technology.In April, 2007 the Board of Education of Ukraine, it was decided to provide KPI research university status, the Charter is approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of 21.11.2007, № 1332. Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of 03.02.2010 № 76 “KPI” given the status of self-governing (autonomous) research national university.oday, the main goal of the KPI is to train highly qualified specialists and to research for “breakthrough” Ukraine’s economic development priorities for the group.

Institutes/Faculties, Specialities

B – Bachelor’s degree, S – Specialist, M – Master’s degree, PhD – Doctor of Philosophy, DSc – Doctor of Sciences

I n s t i t u t e s
Educational-scientific complex “Institute for applied system analysis”
Educational-scientific complex Institute of Telecommunication Systems
Institute of Physics and Technology
Institute of Mechanical Engineering
Institute for Energy Saving and Energy Management
Institute of Printing and Publishing
F a c u l t i e s
Faculty of Physics Engineering
Faculty of Chemical Engineering
Faculty of Biomedical Engineering
Faculty of Instrument Engineering
Faculty of Radio Engineering
Faculty of Welding
Faculty of Heat Power Engineering
Faculty of Aircraft and Space Systems
Faculty of Biotechnology and Bioengineering
Faculty of Electric Power Engineering and Automation
Faculty of Electronics
Faculty of Informatics and Computer Science
Faculty of Physics and Mathematics
Faculty of Applied Mathematics
Faculty of Chemical Technology
Faculty of Management and Marketing
Faculty of Social Sciences and Law
Faculty of Linguistics
NTUU “KPI” invites for study in English in following academic programs and specialties:
Bachelor’s programs:
Mechanical Engineering Technology (Institute of Mechanical Engineering);
Systems and Methods of Decisions Making (Educational-Scientific Complex «Institute for Applied System Analysis»)
Computer Systems and Networks (Faculty of Applied Mathematics);
Electronic Systems (Faculty of Electronics);
Telecommunication Systems and Networks (Faculty of Electronics);
Computer Systems and Networks (Faculty of Informatics and Computer Engineering);
Computerized Control and Automation Systems (Faculty of Informatics and Computer Engineering);
Composite and Powder Materials, Coatings (Faculty of Physical Engineering).
Master’s programs:

Control Systems of Aircrafts and Complexes (Faculty of Aircraft and Space Systems);
Aircrafts and Helicopters (Faculty of Aircraft and Space Systems);
Electronic Systems (Faculty of Electronics);
Telecommunication Systems and Networks (Faculty of Electronics);
Composite and Powder Materials, Coatings (Faculty of Physical Engineering).

Training in English is provided in case, if there will be formed a group of students of 10-12 people in above mentioned specialties. After passing the entrance examinations the prospective students can be enrolled in the first year of study without any need to graduate the Preadmission department.


for international students who are studying at the National technical university of Ukraine
«Kyiv Polytechnic Institute».

– Do not break any existing laws, norms, rules;
– You should always have your passport, certificate of temporary residence in Ukraine (student’s card);
– Pay in time the transport fees;
– Keep documents, money, mobile phones in the places that are hardly accessible for thieves;
– Follow the traffic rules and transport use;
– Keep in touch with your friends, administration of Centre for International Education of NTUU «КPІ» Tel.: (044) 236-10-63,
Mobile: (050) 34-60-267
Accomodation facilities
For settlement into dormitory foreign student must have
1. Obtain reference for settlement (building 31, room 2-03);
2. Fill the agreement on settlement in the Student administration office;
3. Disburse the settlement in the Student administration office booking office;
4. Obtain a permission for settlement in the Student administration office;
5. Obtain an entry pass in the Access control department (№3, Metalistov Str.)
6. Go through medical testing (№.3,Getmana Str., 4th Floor, Room. № 413)
• a blood test for HIV;
• fluorography;
• dermatologist examination;
• physician examination;
• Malaria test.
Permit for temporary residence in Ukraine
To obtain a Permit for temporary residence in Ukraine foreign citizen within three days after arriving in Ukraine shall submit to the division of passport and visa of the Centre for International Education and the following documents:
After the end of training in the absence of grounds for extension of a temporary residence foreigner is obliged:
1. In seven days to withdraw the registration of residence.
2. Return a card of temporary residence in Ukraine and passport to the division of passport and visa of the Centre of International Education (building number 31, room. 2-01).
3. Leave Ukraine.
Failure to leave Ukraine after the expiration of the period of study entails a fine from 510 to 850 UAH.
Medical insurance
Foreign citizens are obliged to have an insurance policy in order to get emergency medical assistance. Insurance Policy fee is determined according to an agreement with insurance company (380-480 UAH per year against insurance company). Telephone numbers are provided in the agreement.
Students can apply to Local Students Hospital of Ukraine №11 (address: Kyiv, 3 Hetmana Str.)
Apply to the room №418, 3rd floor. Tel. 550-26-77.
Students and postgraduates are obliged to pass medical examination every year and undergo medical tests proving AIDS absence. Students from Africa need undergo tests proving malaria absence as well. Medical service fee is 700 UAH per year.

Academic Time Table

The academic year at KPI is divided into two teaching semesters.
Students are required to remain at the University until assessments for all their courses have been completed and should not make any arrangements for leaving the University before they know the dates of their examinations. The exam timetable is published towards the end of the Autumn/Spring semester.
Holidays in Ukraine

There are ten public holidays in Ukraine when offices, banks, and many shops are closed and public transport is more limited. When a public holiday falls on a weekend (e.g. Sunday), the following working day (e.g. Monday) turns into an official day off too.
Holidays in Ukraine

1 January 2014 – New Year’s Day
7 January 2014 – Christmas
8 March 2014 – International Women’s Day
20 April 2014 – Easter
1 May 2014 – Labour Day
2 May 2014 – Labour Day
9 May 2014 – Victory Day
8 June 2014 – Whit Sunday
28 June 2014 – Constitution Day
24 August 2014 – Independence Day


In order to gain admission & a student visa to study in the Ukraine you must apply for an “Invitation Letter”. To get an
invitation letter you must fill in a form (provided by Study In Ukraine Today) and include the following details:
• Full Name
• Desired course
• Desired university-We’ll help you choose the most suitable university for you.
• Nationality
• Date of Birth
• Passport No
• Permanent address
• Telephone contact no
• Email address
• A high quality scanned copy of your passport
• High quality scanned copies of all relevant educational certificates e.g. “O” level or “A” level certificate, SSCE,

Upon receiving an invitation letter, the student will contact the Ukraine embassy in his / her country in order to
apply for the student visa.
Note: Most Ukrainian embassies usually accept student visa applications and issue student visas throughout
the year. In some countries the embassy starts accepting visa applications and issues visas between 15th July
and 15th November. Extensions in these cases are made for the preparatory course until November or
The following documents should be submitted to the Ukrainian embassy as part of the visa application process:
• A filled visa application form
• International passport valid for one year or more
• Original invitation letter from the college
• Birth certificate – Translated into Ukrainian.
• Note: The translation is done at the Ukrainian embassy at a small cost (usually between $60-$85).
• Original School Certificates – Translated into Ukrainian.
• Medical Certificate-Issued within one month of visa application and is translated into Ukrainian. This must
be an approved document by the health ministry in your country.
• HIV-AIDS negative certificate- Issued within one month of visa application and translated into Ukrainian.
This must also be an approved document by the health ministry in your country.
• One year health insurance-For some countries the insurance required is only for the travelling period.
• A bank statement from the sponsor to prove their financial ability to bear the student’s expenses in Ukraine.
If the sponsor is not the student or their parent, a sponsorship letter is going to be required.
• 12 passport size pictures (3 * 4 cm)
• An open return air ticket valid for one year

After getting the visa e-mail us the scanned copy of the documents in the list above.
NB: Ensure you have all the required documents before leaving your country. Entry into Ukraine will be denied if
you’re missing an important document.
We’ll assist you with the airport pickup and transfers from the international airports in Ukraine i.e. Borispol
International Airport or LvivDanylo Halytskyi International Airport. You must inform us before or after booking the
ticket so that we can arrange for the pickup.


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