Ranking  825      6
Country Ukraine
City Sumy
Bachelor (citizens)1,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens)2,500 USD/year.
Cost of living $151-310 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 90%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1948
Abbreviation SSU
Teachers 759
Students 7,041
Foreigners 17%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Colors Dark blue and white
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
High quality education grants prosperous future
• Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine
• European University Association (EUA)
• International Education Society (IAS)
• Association of Economic Universities of South and Eastern Europe and the Black Sea Region (ASECU)
• World Health Organization (WHO)
• International Association of Universities (IAU)
World ranking825
Country ranking6
Quality of teaching250
International Students238
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking825
QS World University Rankings785
Webometrics Ranking2145
Cost of living in Sumy
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 38 58
Food 72 117
Transportation - 15
Communications and utilities 15 28
Clothing 19 71
Sports and leisure 7 22
Accommodation in Sumy USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre39
Shared room in city centre58
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre75
1 bedroom apartment in city centre118
Alternative title
Russian Сумский государственный университет
Ukrainian Сумський державний університет
Location on map
Sumy State University (SSU) - public higher education institution in Ukraine.

Sumy State University - Description

Sumy State University is a young full comprehensive Ukrainian state university with more than 50% of private funding sources, high international orientation and focus on research. The University currently serves more about 3 000 graduate and postgraduate students who are pursuing master and PhD degrees in 60 majors according to 40 directions in 23 fields of knowledge both full-time and part-time. The University holds high positions among Ukrainian higher education institutions for the number of prize-winning places in All-Ukrainian competitions of students’ research works and All-Ukrainian Olympiads in educational disciplines, training areas and majors. Prolific research groups at SSU are engaged in international grant programmes and projects of EU (Tempus, Erasmus Mundus, Youth in Action), United Nations Development Programme, World Bank programmes, grant projects of private foundations, bilateral research projects, etc. For the last 5 years the amount of research work in frames of international grant projects has increased in about 20 times. Currently SSU implements more than 30 international grant projects. Sumy State University’s academic staff includes Corresponding Members of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine, 85 Doctors of Sciences (D. Habil.), Professors and 500 Candidates of Sciences (Ph.D.), Associate Professors.

Bachelor - Sumy State University

Sumy State University currently serves more than 16,000 students who are pursuing pre-bachelor, bachelor and master degrees in 60 majors according to 40 directions in 23 fields of knowledge both full-time and part-time. Currently, about 1400 foreign students at SSU represent more than 50 countries worldwide. The Preparatory Department at SSU offers Russian and Ukrainian language courses to help foreign students succeed. Moreover, such majors as Medicine, Computer Science, Management and others are taught totally in English. SSU students actively take part in different international academic mobility programmes: long-term and short-term studying, internships and placement programmes in such countries as the USA, Germany, Poland, Belgium, Bulgaria and others. Advanced library system contains about 3 million items both in hard copies and e-copies and provides access to the most famous electronic databases of the world. Affiliated branch of UNESCO, resource and educational centers of MICROSOFT, CISCO, PortaOne, DELCAM, NETCRACKER, 1С, SIEMENS and other companies operate at SSU. 32 kinds of sports and 60 sports groups are available at the University. Sports teams perform at the premier league level. 22 students are the record breakers and prize winners of the Olympic Games, World and European Championships.

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