Preparatory School for International Students (PSIS) « International Office

Preparatory School for International Students

Preparatory School for International Students (PSIS) of the International Education Center (IEC) is a division of the Institute of Extended Education and Pre-University Training of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv. We offer language instruction in the Ukrainian language in Lviv, Ukraine. We teach international students in the Ukrainian language and traditions as well as provide additional preparation for their future study programs in the universities of Ukraine. We have been teaching International Students since 1975. During this time approximately 3700 students from 70 countries have been taught at our School.

The classes start normally in September.

Fall semester: September 1 - January 25, Spring semester: February 9 - June 30.

Courses

Foreign citizens, who do not speak Ukrainian, shall be accepted to Preparatory School of International Students at IFNUL for preparation for entering into higher educational establishments of Ukraine. Preparatory School of International students conducts studies and issues certificates for entering higher educational establishments of Ukraine in accordance with curricula approved by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.  

PSIS offers intensive language courses for individuals or small groups. Among them there are one- and/or two-semester courses:

Ukrainian for Academic Purposes (UAP)

A 10-month language and academic preparation course for those who will subsequently pursue a university degree at an Ukrainian university.

The objective of the course is to develop the listening, speaking, reading and writing abilities of the international students by learning the Ukrainian in connection with other subjects. The range of subjects depends on the field of the future university study. Upon completion of the preparatory course a formal certificate is awarded.

UAP - Fields of study: Medical-Biological, Technical-Engineering, University fields (e.g. economics, humanities, law, computer science, mathematics, natural sciences etc.)

HOW TO ENROLL

Your application should consist of the following documents:

Application Form - UAP;

● Copy of your Diploma and Transcript of Records (High School Diploma and Transcript of Records – for Bachelor's students, Bachelor's Diploma and Transcript of Records - for Master's students, Master's Diploma and Transcript of Records - for PhD students);

Scan of personal ID or passport;

Please send all documents (scanned versions in pdf format) to: adm-iec@lnu.edu.ua and international@lnu.edu.ua. The deadline for submission of the documents is July 1, 2017.

PSIS will examine your documents and in case of positive decision, the university will issue Letter of Invitation to apply for a long term visa for study at PSIS Course - Ukrainian for Academic Purposes (UAP). You will need to present this invitation to the Ukrainian Embassy/Consulate for your home country to obtain visa. Please contact Ukrainian Embassy/Consulate for your country and find out their requirements for student visa applicants.

Ukrainian for Specific Purposes (USP)

A 1-to-5-month course in the Ukrainian language for:

● Postgraduate students (Ukrainian language and professional terminology necessary for subsequent activity, e.g. research or business. Each class has its own specific program.)

● Those applicants, managers, businessmen, etc., wishing to obtain only knowledge of the Ukrainian language for basic communication.

● Those applicants, who would like to study Ukraine or international students wishing to further their studies. Each class has its own specific program.

The program includes the use of textbooks and materials published by PSIS. Specific schedule of classes can be set upon student’s arrival to Lviv.

HOW TO ENROLL

Your application should consist of the following documents:

Application Form - USP;

● Copy of your Diploma and Transcript of Records;

Scan of personal ID or passport;

Please send all documents (scanned versions in pdf format) to: adm-iec@lnu.edu.ua and international@lnu.edu.ua. The deadline for submission of the documents is July 1, 2017.

PSIS will examine your documents and in case of positive decision, the university will issue Letter of Invitation to apply for a long term visa for study at PSIS Course - Ukrainian for Specific Purposes (USP). You will need to present this invitation to the Ukrainian Embassy/Consulate for your home country to obtain visa. Please contact Ukrainian Embassy/Consulate for your country and find out their requirements for visa applicants.

Individual Tutorials (IT)

Intensive individual courses for those who need Ukrainian for certain purposes (professional or personal) are available throughout the year. The start date of the course, its length and number of classes per day will depend upon the desire of the student.  

Fees

Academic Year 2017/2018*
Course Duration Tuition
UAP Sep.1- June 30 10 months 32 500 UAH
USP Sep.1-Dec.23 Feb.12-June 30 1-5 months 7099 UAH per month
Individual instruction September - June 275 UAH per hour
*Exchange rate of the National Bank of Ukraine as of August 1, 2017: 1 USD = 25,91 UAH. All costs are subject to change due to inflation.

Additional fees

Fee Cost in UAH
Accommodation (student dormitory) 395 per month
Medical Insurance 1600
Registration (Imm.) 300
Consulting service for diploma nostrification 1193
Test of Ukrainian as a Foreign Language 1636
 

For additional information about the courses at IFNUL Preparatory School for International Students, please contact us at: adm-iec@franko.lviv.ua and international@lnu.edu.ua

Contact Information

Ivan Franko National University of Lviv

International Education Center

Pasichna Str., 62b, L'viv, 79038, Ukraine

tel/fax: +38(032) 251-34-38

e-mail: adm-iec@lnu.edu.ua (admissions), international@lnu.edu.ua

CONTACTS

IFNUL International Office

Universytetska Str. 1, Room 209

Lviv, 79000, Ukraine

tel./fax: +38(032)239-41-15

vmz@lnu.edu.ua


IFNUL Preparatory School for International Students

Pasichna Str. 62b, Lviv, 79000

tel./fax: +38(032)251-34-38

adm-iec@lnu.edu.ua (admissions)


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