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Taras Shevchenko National University

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kiev is one of the oldest University of Ukraine founded in 1834. The University is also known as KNU in Ukraine. It is located in the main city of Kiev, which is the capital of Ukraine. The University ranks among the top 500 universities of the world. It is counted as one of the best Universities of Ukraine. It has also been among the top three Universities of USSR during the era of Soviet Union.
After Lviv and Kharkiv University, it is the third oldest university of the country. The University has five institutes and fifteen faculties. Some of the notable aluminis are Leonid Kravchuk, Viacheslav, Nikolai Berdyaev, Viacheslav Chornovil, and Mykhailo Hrushevskyi.
The name of the University Taras Shevchenko is named after a Ukrainian literature. The University has trained greater number of specialist than any other University in the country. It is one of the most reputable Universities of Ukraine. More than 30,000 students are studying at the University. The University continuously updates and rephrases its curricula to provide quality education for its students.


  • Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv is located in the capital city of Ukraine. The city has many large industries, historical landmarks and educational institutes.
  • It is one of the oldest and largest cities in Ukraine.
  • It is also called the green city of Ukraine with parks and botanical gardens all around.
  • The city has a good transport system like bus, trains and metro train.
  • The city has some major attractions also for the tourits like hydropark, Andriyivskyy Descent, Castle of Richard the Lionheart, St Andrew's Church, the monument to Yaroslav the wise,the grand prince of Kiev and of Novgorod.

Climate :

  • The climate of Kiev is humid with warm summers and cold winters.
  • June and July are the hottest month and December is the coldest.
  • The maximum temperature in summer reaches 24.8 degree centigarde and the minimum temperature is -4.6 to -1.1 degree centigrade.
  • Snowfall occurs and lies from November till March.

Why Choose Taras Shevchenko National University?

  • In the world ranking the University is ranked in top 500 lists of the Universities.
  • The University has produced top researchers and is known for highest research paper output in the country of Ukraine.
  • The University has partnership with 400 universities internationally and provides student exchange programme in almost 40 countries.
  • The University has 13 faculties, 8 educational institutes, 2 colleges, and 1 educational scientific center.
  • The University has built comfortable Students hostel with dining rooms, cafes, dance hall and sports complex.
  • The University actively participates in recruiting Indian Students. Total number of foreign students enrolled in the University is 935.
  • Study programs are carried out both in English and Russian language.
  • 350 defenders of doctoral and candidates theses takes place in the University every year.
  • The University is recognized by MCI and WHO.

Fees Structure of Taras Shevchenko National University

Year 1st Year (USD) 2nd Year (USD) 3rd Year (USD) 4th Year (USD) 5th Year (USD) 6th Year (USD)
Tuition Fee $3,700 $3,700 $3,700 $3,700 $3,700 $3,700
Hostel Fee $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
Insurance $150 $150 $150 $150 $150 $150
Medical $50 $50 $50 $50 $50 $50
Total $4,900 $4,900 $4,900 $4,900 $4,900 $4,900

Admission process of Taras Shevchenko National University of kyiv.

The admission procedure is carried out in accordance with the Ukrainian norms. The candidate must apply to the University with all his educational documents.

Documents Required

  • Student’s passport with translation in the Ukrainian language.
  • Educational documents of last studied school along with translation in Ukrainian language.
  • Attorney letter that grants the right of receiving the Invitation letter, if the candidate doesn’t personally receive it.

Documents could be mailed or they can apply directly to the respective department. For enrollment or study to the University, the foreign citizens must provide with the following documents

  • • Application form
  • • Statement for entry
  • • International passport with D-type Visa issued by the embassy of Ukraine.
  • • Invitation for a study to the country of Ukraine.
  • • Birth certificate translated in the Ukrainian language.
  • • 3 copies of education document both original and the Ukrainian language.
  • • Required 12 photos of the candidate.
  • • Insurance certificate

Foreign students should also pass the language test Ukrainian/Russian or English for selection to the University course. An Entrance test is also conducted for the students, which they have to clear.