Preparatory Department for Foreign Citizens

Ukrainian Russian English

We invite you for
 the Preparatory Department for Foreign Citizens of
 the Department of Slavic Philology of
Kyiv National Linguistic University!

ABOUT US. The Preparatory Department for Foreign Citizens of the Department of Slavic philology of Kiev National Linguistic University was founded in 1979. The annual admission of foreign students is over 100 people. Students from China, the Republic of Korea, Japan, countries of Western Europe and the Middle East, Turkey, the USA and others study at the department. During the 30 years of work the preparatory department has graduated more 3000 foreign students. Our graduates have shown themselves in the field of philology, diplomacy, economics, medicine, architecture, painting, theater and film directing. The teachers of the department are highly qualified specialists with a great experience of teaching to foreign students.

The Dean of the Faculty of Slavic Philology PhD, Associate Professor Oleksandr Muntyan is in charge of the Preparatory Department for Foreign Citizens of the Department of Slavic Philology.

Major academic disciplines:

1.    The Russian Language.
2.    The Russian Literature.
3.    The Ukrainian Language.
4.    The History of Ukraine.
5.    Economic and Social Geography of the World.

Academic disciplines for choice:

1.    The Phonetics of the Russian Language.
2.    The Second Foreign Language (English / German).


THE PURPOSE OF THE PREPARATORY DEPARTMENT is to teach foreign citizens the Russian (Ukrainian) language, prepare them for admission to the Department of Slavic Philology of KNLU or to other universities of Ukraine.
After graduation, graduates receive a certificate of completion of the preparatory department of a uniform for Ukraine sample, which gives the right to enter universities of Ukraine.
During the academic year, students of the Preparatory Department study the Russian Language, the Russian Literature, the Ukrainian Language, the History of Ukraine, Economic and Social Geography of the World, the Phonetics of the Russian Language or the Second Foreign Language (English / German).
Studying continues beyond the classroom. Students are offered to visit excursions around Kiev and historical places of Ukraine museums, theaters, exhibition halls which contribute to the effective mastering of the Russian (Ukrainian) language.


TRAINING FACILITY. Classes for students are carried out in a new educational and laboratory building. A library, reading rooms, computer classes, phonoclassroom, a sports complex, a dining room, a cafe and a student club are at students` disposal. Students are provided with all the necessary educational literature. The academic group consists of 12 people, group members are international.

All students of the Preparatory Department are provided with a dormitory. Rooms for three and four people are available. The accommodation charge in 2018/2019 academic year is 6700 UAH.


DURATION OF STUDYING. Studying begins in September, 1st and ends in June, 30th  with a break for the New Year's winter holidays. Tuition fee for the academic 2019/2020 year is 34360 UAH.



ADMISSION PROCEDURE. Admission of foreign citizens is carried out on the basis of an individual official invitation issued by the university. The invitation is issued from March, 15th to October, 15th.


TO RECEIVE THE INVITATION candidates for training must provide to the entrance examination board of foreign citizens with their documents (national passport and a document on secondary education completion with the academic records), translated into Ukrainian, or send their scanned copies to the e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and necessarily indicate the country where they will receive a student visa. In case of documents submission, a representative of the student must issue a notarized power of attorney to receive an invitation. Within three working days, the entrance examination board will define the applicant's ability to study and, in the case of a positive response, will issue an invitation, as well as explain the procedure for payment for visa support and the ways of sending an invitation if it is impossible to get it person. Upon receipt of the registration number of the invitation, candidates must pay for visa support in any branch of the bank.


The list of the documents required for admission to the Preparatory Department for Foreign Citizens of the Department of Slavic Philology of KNLU:

1.    The original of an invitation for study from the university.
2.    The original and two notarized copies of a document of the end of the school.
3.    The original and two notarized copies of grades to the school certificate.
4.    Three notarized copies of a passport (a page with a photo).
5.    A notarized copy of a medical certificate of health. 
6.    12 photos in size 3,5x 4,5 (colored, matte).
*The documents mentioned in p. 2, 3, 4, 6 are to be certified in accordance with the legislation of the country of issue and legalized in the order established by the state bodies of Ukraine unless other documents are stipulated by international treaties of Ukraine.

Upon arrival in Ukraine, students take out the annual medical insurance at the university, as well as all necessary registration documents. The deadline for registration documents is from 2 weeks to 1 month from the date of submission of documents. During this time it is PROHIBITED to leave the country. Documents for registration are submitted 15 days before the end of the student visa. In other cases, there is a penalty.



03150, Ukraine
Laboratornaya str. 5/17, room 910 (building №3, the 9th floor),
tel.: +38 (044) 521-61-53,  
+ 38 (044) 521-61-54
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Київський національний
лінгвістичний університет

тел.: +38 (044) 287-33-72 (приймальна ректора)
тел.: +38 (044) 529-82-86 (приймальна комісія)
факс: +38 (044) 287-67-88
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03150, Україна
м. Київ-150,
вул. Велика Васильківська, 73