The Preparatory Department of the Mykolaiv National Agrarian University for Foreign Citizens and Stateless Persons is a structural unit of the MNAU and operates in accordance with the current legislation of Ukraine. The legal basis for the creation of a preparatory department is Article 30 of the Law of Ukraine “On Higher Education”.

The pre-university training program will allow adapting the acquired knowledge to the educational system of Ukraine. Successful completion of studies at the Preparatory Department is a guarantee of admission to the Mykolaiv National Agrarian University or any other institution of higher education in Ukraine.

Pre-university training consists of two cycles:

The first cycle is language training

Second cycle – study of general disciplines.

The tasks of the Preparatory Department are to find, develop and support international students through their preparatory training; it is carried out in the following directions:

  • engineering,
  • technical,
  • economic.

The organization of the educational process is carried out at the appropriate scientific and methodical levels.

To enroll the Preparatory Department, future student have to receive an official study invitation to enter Ukraine.

How to get an Invitation?

  • fill out questionnaire and send it by e-mail to the RI of International Cooperation and Legal Support with a request for admission;
  • send written consent to the processing of personal data;
  • send a copy of the passport (full name, citizenship, date of birth, passport number, address of permanent residence) in English;
  • send a copy of the education document with a list of subjects studied and grades in English.

Upon arrival for study, foreigners must submit the following legalized documents to the International Department:

  • the original and translation of the first page of the passport (surname, first name) in Ukrainian, notarized in Ukraine;
  • an original and a copy of a document on education and grades obtained from academic disciplines (certificate or diploma), translated into Ukrainian and notarized in Ukraine;

After enrolling international student have to:

  • sign an agreement on the provision of educational services (training);
  • pay tuition fees;
  • obtain a temporary residence permit in Ukraine;
  • obtain an insurance certificate for the provision of medical assistance;
  • carry out the procedure of nostrification of education documents at the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine during the first semester.

Obtaining a temporary residence permit in Ukraine is carried out by the bodies of the state migration service on the basis of a written request from the University. The appeal is submitted no later than three working days from the date the foreigner submitted his national passport (or a document that replaces it) to the University.

Students of the Mykolaiv National Agrarian University are provided with a dormitory.

Enrollment at the preparatory department is carried out throughout the year.

The term of study at the preparatory department is 10 months.

After successfully completing the study program students receive a certificate of completion of the preparatory department. This certificate allows to continue studies at the Mykolaiv National Agrarian University, as well as at any higher education institution of Ukraine.

If a foreigner does not master the language at the appropriate level and does not pass the session at the preparatory department, he has the right to continue his studies in the following year.

Foreigners who have a certificate of completion of the preparatory department of another higher educational institution of Ukraine are enrolled in the first course of the university for vacant places based on the results of the interview.