In 2009 Ukraine spent 7.3% of GDP on education compared to the United State’s 5.2%.
Trade schools (Technikums), which are analogous to community colleges in the US and award the junior specialist degree continued to remain freely accessible by most citizens, students wishing to enroll in a trade school do not need to complete the full 11 grades of school and may enroll in 9th grade.
Many businesses in Ukraine subsidize their employees who return to peruse a higher degree using this method.
Higher education qualifications combine both academic and professional qualifications.
Its students, graduates & academics have long been known & appreciated all over the world.
Most foreign students live in hostels provided by the school at low cost, keeping their expenses low.
Every student is guaranteed not only in getting of education on high level, but also in getting of diploma, which corresponds to all the standards of Bolonga System for today.
The Law on Higher Education (2002) establishes the three-level structure of higher education: incomplete, basic, and complete educational levels with corresponding educational-proficiency levels of Junior Specialist, Bachelor, Specialist and Master.
Bachelor is an educational-proficiency level of higher education of a person who on the basis of complete secondary education (for International students: Certificate of O level/A level /SSCE/ HSSCE/ WAEC/ NECO E.t.c) has attained basic higher education, fundamental and special skills and knowledge, sufficient to cope with tasks and duties (work) at a certain level of professional activity (in economy, science, engineering, culture, arts, etc.).Among the oldest is also the Lviv University, founded in 1661.More higher education institutions were set up in the 19th century, beginning with universities in Kharkiv (1805), Kiev (1834), Odessa (1865), and Chernivtsi (1875) and a number of professional higher education institutions, e.g.: Nizhyn Historical and Philological Institute (originally established as the Gymnasium of Higher Sciences in 1805), a Veterinary Institute (1873) and a Technological Institute (1885) in Kharkiv, a Polytechnic Institute in Kiev (1898) and a Higher Mining School (1899) in Katerynoslav. By 1988 a number of higher education institutions increased to 146 with over 850,000 students. Most HEIs established after 1990 are those owned by private organizations.The first higher education institutions (HEIs) emerged in Ukraine during the late 16th and early 17th centuries.