Requirements for admission of foreigners and stateless persons to Prydniprovska State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture in 2022

1. Foreigners and stateless persons are admitted for studies at Prydniprovska State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture (hereinafter – PSACEA) in accordance with the Acts of Ukraine ‘On Higher Education’, ‘On Legal Status of Foreigners and Stateless Persons’, ‘On Ukrainians Abroad’, and ‘On Refugees and Persons in Need of Additional or Temporary Protection’, as well as Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dd. 12 September 2018 No. 729 ‘Issues of Obtaining Higher Education by Certain Categories of Persons’, and Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine dd. 01 November 2013 No. 1541 ‘Some Issues of Recruitment and Training (Internship) of Foreigners and Stateless Persons’, and Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine dd. 02 December 2019 No. 1498 ‘On the Procedure for Establishment of Quotas for Obtaining Higher Education by Foreigners and Stateless Persons Within the Government Order According to International Treaties of Ukraine.’

2. Foreigners and stateless persons (hereinafter – Foreigners) may obtain higher education at the expense of individuals and / or legal entities, unless otherwise provided for by international treaties of Ukraine, the binding nature of which is approved by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, legislation or agreements on international academic mobility between higher educational institutions.

3. Foreigners shall be admitted to PSACEA for state-funded studies in range of quotas within the government order according to international treaties of Ukraine.

Foreign Ukrainians whose status is acknowledged by a foreign Ukrainian certificate (except for persons permanently residing in Ukraine) may be enrolled for educational programmes by government order within the quotas established for Foreigners based on the results of an entrance interview in subjects as determined by the Rules of Admission to PSACEA.

Foreigners are admitted for accredited educational programmes.

4. Admission / enrollment of Foreigners for studies at the expense of individuals and / or legal entities may be carried out:

1) twice a year, before and at the beginning of academic semesters (but not later than the 1-st of November and the 1-st of March, respectively), to obtain the first-cycle (bachelors) degrees and the second-cycle (masters) degrees;

2) during a year for postgraduate and doctoral studies.

Foreigners are enrolled in the relevant cycle of higher education on the basis of the results of entrance examinations in certain subjects and languages, and academic rights to continue studies provided by the educational degree document obtained in the country of origin, as well as by taking into account grade points entitling to continue studies at the next cycle of higher education, according to the laws of the country that issued the educational degree document.

Foreigners who have a desire to study for a master’s degree in the majors such as:

‘Construction and Civil Engineering: Industrial and Civil Engineering’;

‘Construction and Civil Engineering: Energy Audit and Energy Efficiency in Construction’;

‘Architecture: Architecture and Urban Planning’, and

for a bachelor’s degree in the majors such as:

‘International Economic Relations: International Trade and Investment’;

‘International Economic Relations: International Tourism’;

‘Economics: International Economics and Business’,

can obtain education by learning in English (subject to the recruitment of an academic group).

5. All categories of Foreigners joining the programme of studies shall be enrolled in PSACEA on the basis of enrollment orders. Confirmation of the fact of studies being undergone by them can be a certificate generated in the Unified State Electronic Database on Education (UEDEBE).

6. The deadlines for applications and documents, entrance examinations, creative competitions and enrollment are indicated below (see Documents Required for Enrollment in PSACEA) and published on the official website of PSACEA.

7. Foreigners who are awarded the state scholarships under international treaties, national programs, and other international commitments of Ukraine shall be admitted to the courses of study within the quotas established for Foreigners on the basis of recommendations of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.

8. Foreigners who come to Ukraine to participate in academic mobility programs or to obtain higher education under institutional agreements between PSACEA and a foreign higher educational institution shall be admitted to studies subject to contractual obligations.

9. Foreigners who received documents on higher education (bachelor’s, master’s degree) outside Ukraine and decided to continue their studies at PSACEA at the next educational qualification level must undergo the procedure for recognition of these documents in the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.

10. Foreigners who wish to study at PSACEA but do not speak Ukrainian shall be enrolled in the Preparatory Department for the Ukrainian-language preparation with a focus of further admission to higher educational institutions of Ukraine. After studying (according to the approved curricula) and successfully passing the final exams, a certificate for admission to higher educational institutions of Ukraine shall be issued. Foreigners who have passed the training course but failed their examinations shall be expelled with the obligatory departure outside Ukraine or, if they wish, shall have a right to re-enter the course.

Documents required for the invitation to studies:

– a completed application in prescribed format;

– a copy of the passport fist page (full name, citizenship, date of birth, passport number, permanent residence address);

– a copy of the certificate of complete secondary education (translated into Ukrainian) and the supplement with academic disciplines and grades earned (points obtained); and information on the knowledge assessment system according to which grades are assigned;

– a copy of the signed application for consent to the processing of personal data;

– for degree seekers under the age 18, their parents or lawful guardians shall execute a notarized power of attorney from the notary public in the name of a legal representative in Ukraine.

PSACEA shall consider the documents received and, if the documents meet the established requirements, send to the candidate the original invitation to studies, as well as provide visa support in the Embassy of Ukraine.


To obtain an entry visa, you must apply to the Embassy of Ukraine in your country or in a neighboring country (the invitation to studies will indicate the exact one) with an application for an entry visa according to the original invitation to studies at PSACEA.

Educational documents must be approved by the central education authority of the issuing country and legalized by this country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. A notarized copy of the documents on education translated into Ukrainian must also be available. Upon receipt of a visa, all these documents shall be legalized at the Embassy of Ukraine.

Foreign citizens who have received a visa to Ukraine must notify PSACEA ( of their arrival date and a flight number of the aircraft for passport control at the airport of Ukraine. If this information is not provided, the foreign citizen may be repatriated.

Upon arrival in Ukraine, Foreigners must apply to PSACEA and the State Migration Service no later than 15 working days before the expiration of the entry visa to Ukraine. Foreigners who violate these conditions shall be denied the registration documents to stay in Ukraine.


Documents required for enrollment in PSACEA

– a standard application form;

– a passport with the D-visa for entry into Ukraine;

– an original and notarized copy of the document (diploma) on the level of education obtained, as well as a supplement with grades in academic subjects (Documents on education of Foreigners issued by educational institutions of other countries are recognized in Ukraine in accordance with the law);

– a medical certificate allowing to undergo studies in Ukraine issued no later than two months before joining the study programme in Ukraine;

– an insurance policy with the provision of emergency medical care (except for Foreigners coming from countries which have concluded an agreement for free emergency medical care with Ukraine);

– a valid Covid-19 vaccination certificate;

– a copy of birth certificate;

– 8 photos with the size of 30×40 mm;

– a return ticket with an open date for a period of 1 year to return home;

– for degree seekers under the age 18, their parents or lawful guardians shall execute a notarized power of attorney from the notary public in the name of a legal representative in Ukraine.