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Practical Information about your stay

Student ID Card

IFNUL students obtain a student ID card which allows them to use the facilities and services offered by the University.

Students are also offered other student advantages, for example public transport student tariffs and other reductions provided by the state and private institutions. Besides the regular university ID card, students have the option of obtaining the highly reputable ISIC card offering discounts on various products and services worldwide.

To apply for ISIC Сard please contact IFNUL Students Trade Union Committee − Universytetska Str. 1, Room 125; Phone: +38(032) 239-41-27;



All international students and staff are supposed to have a medical insurance valid in Ukraine for the whole study period. You can obtain health insurance either in your country or in Ukraine. The insurance has to cover all basic medical assistance cost and your travel expenses which may arise in connection with the return. List of Ukrainian insurance companies that have licenses for realization of medical insurance policies:


Medical Service

In case of accident or emergency, every hospital provides first aid. For life threatening emergencies please dial 103.

International students can apply to the medical station located at the City Hospital No 10 located at Boy-Zhelenskyi Str 14., telephone +38 032 238 56 69. Detailed information about your medical insurance is obtainable from the Dean’s Office of the Center of International Education.

List of hospitals where students can address in case of health problems:

Emergency Services

In Ukraine there is a set of emergency telephone numbers. These are as follows:
101 Fire Department
102 Police (Міліція)
103 Municipal First Aid / Ambulance
104 Gas safety services
1589 Municipal Information Service


Public holidays in Ukraine

January 1 − New Year's Day
January 7 − Orthodox Christmas
March 8 − International Women's Day
April 19 (movable) − Orthodox Easter (April 19 - 2020, May 2 - 2021)
Easter + 49 days − Orthodox Pentecost
May 1 − International Workers' Day
May 9 − Memorial Day
June 28 − Constitution Day
August 24 − Independence Day
October 14 − Defender of Ukraine Day
December 25 − Christmas Day (Catholic)


IFNUL International Office

Universytetska Str. 1, Room 209

Lviv, 79000, Ukraine

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

IFNUL Preparatory School for International Students

Pasichna Str. 62b, Lviv, 79000

tel./fax: +38(032)271-25-07 (admissions)

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