Education System Overview
In the 2015-2016 academic year, 34 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Ukraine.
Academic year: September – early May
Major school holidays/break:
- Mid-October – late October
- Late December – mid-January
- Mid-March – late March
- June 1 – August 31
Major exam period: May – June
11 years of English language classes are required for all Ukrainian high school students.
Structure of the University System
- Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 4 years
- The language of instruction in universities: Ukrainian
- Degrees offered: Junior Specialist, Junior Bachelor, Bachelor, Specialist, Master, PhD, Doctor Nauk