Preparatory Department for Foreign Citizens

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We invite you
to the Preparatory Department
for Foreign citizens of
Department of Slavic Philology of
Kyiv National Linguistic University!

The Preparatory Department for Foreign Citizens of the Department of Slavic Philology of Kyiv National Linguistic University was established in 1979. The annual number of foreign students is over 100. Students from the People's Republic of China, Korea, Japan, the countries of Western Europe and the Middle East, Turkey, the USA and others study at the department. For 40 years of its work, the Preparatory Department for Foreign Citizens of the Department of Slavic Philology has prepared more than 3000 foreign students. Graduates of the KNLU Preparatory Department for Foreign Citizens have shown themselves in the fields of philology, diplomacy, economics, medicine, architecture, painting, theater and film directing. The teachers of the department are highly qualified specialists and have extensive experience in teaching foreign students.
The task of the preparatory department for foreign citizens is to teach foreign citizens Russian (Ukrainian) language, to prepare them for admission to the KNLU and other higher education institutions of Ukraine.
Admission to study at the preparatory department for foreign students is carried out on the basis of an individual official invitation issued by the KNLU. Training at the preparatory department is carried out under a contract signed by a foreigner with an educational institution.
Form of education at the Preparatory Department for Foreign Citizens - full-time, a course of study is 10 months (from September 1 to June 30 with a break for New Year's winter holidays).
In case of successful completion of the preparatory department for foreign citizens, the students receive a certificate of completion of the Preparatory Department, for foreigners and persons without citizenship’s admission to Kyiv National Linguistic University.
During the academic year, students of the Preparatory Department study the Russian Language, the Russian Literature, the Ukrainian Language, the History of Ukraine, Economic and Social Geography of the World, the Phonetics of the Russian Language or Western European language (English / German).
Studying continues beyond the classroom. Students are offered to visit excursions around Kiev and historical places of Ukraine museums, theaters, exhibition halls which contribute to the effective mastering of the Russian (Ukrainian) language.
Classes for students are carried out in a new educational and laboratory building. A library, reading rooms, computer classes, phonoclassrooms, a sports complex, a dining room, a cafe and a student club are at students` disposal. Students are provided with all the necessary educational literature. The academic group consists of 12 people, group members are international.

 

Issuing the invitation to study and entry visa

To submit an invitation to study at the KNLU, an applicant must submit a selection committee for foreign citizens to study at the KNLU:
• a copy of the foreign passport (photo page), translated into Ukrainian by a Ukrainian notary;
• a copy of the education document with grades (scores), translated into Ukrainian by a Ukrainian notary;
• written consent to the processing of personal data.
In case of documents submission, a representative of the student must issue a notarized power of attorney to receive an invitation.
Within five working days, the entrance examination board will define the applicant's ability to study and, in the case of a positive response, will issue an invitation.
When submitting all the above documents to the entrance examination board for study at the KNLU, the applicant or his / her representative must indicate the country in which he / she will receive a student visa.
Upon receipt of the invitation to study, the applicant or his representative must pay visa support, which is 324 UAH. with VAT. Visa support can be paid at any bank in Ukraine.

To obtain a visa for study in Ukraine, an applicant must apply to the Embassy of Ukraine in the country for a visa to study with an invitation to study from the KNLU and all necessary documents as required by the Embassy.

Issuing the entry visa is about one month long, so in order to receive an invitation to study, you must submit the entrance examination board for foreign citizens to study at the KNLU the above documents no later than two months before the start of classes. After receiving the "D" visa for study, the applicant's representative who will meet him, must be obliged to inform the Department of Slavic Philology of the date of arrival of the applicant to Kiev and the flight number in person, providing a photo of the relevant invitation and your passport.

 

The list of the documents required for admission to the Preparatory Department
for Foreign Citizens of the Department of Slavic Philology of KNLU:

1. Original invitation to study issued by the university.
2. The original and two copies of the document on previous education, translated into Ukrainian with a notarized translation certificate.
3. The original and two notarized copies of the supplement to the education document with information on academic achievement, translated into Ukrainian with a notarized translation certificate.
4. Four copies of the passport translated into Ukrainian with a notarized translation certificate (photo page).
5. Original and copy of the medical certificate on health status, translated into Ukrainian with a notarized translation certificate.
6. 12 photos 3.5x4.5 cm (color, matte).

*The documents mentioned in p. 2, 3 are to be certified in accordance with the legislation of the country of issue and legalized in the order established by the state bodies of Ukraine unless other documents are stipulated by international treaties of Ukraine.

Recognition of educational documents enrolled for the training of foreigners
Documents on the education of foreigners enrolled for training, issued by educational institutions of other states, are being recognized in Ukraine in accordance with the legislation.
For this purpose, foreign students personally submit all necessary documents to the State Institution "Information and Image Center" of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine for the implementation of the recognition procedure and are required to submit a Certificate of recognition in Ukraine of a foreign document on education in KNLU by the beginning of the
second semester of the first year of study.
Based on the results of the recognition procedure, the KNLU makes a decision to extend the training of a foreigner from the level corresponding to the results of the recognition procedure, or to expel a foreigner.
 If the Ministry of Education and Science makes a decision to refuse to recognize a document on the educational level obtained by a foreigner, including because of its inauthenticity, the KNLU shall expel such a foreigner.

 

Health care

Foreign students must have a health insurance policy for the entire period of study. The cost of the health insurance policy is determined by the agreement with the insurance company.

 

Temporary residence permit in Ukraine

In order to obtain a Temporary Residence Permit in Ukraine, a foreign citizen must submit the following documents to the Senior Inspector of the Department of International Cooperation and Academic Mobility (building 3, room 911) within three days after arrival in Ukraine:
1. Passport document of a foreigner with visa "D", unless otherwise provided by the legislation and international agreements of Ukraine, and copies of pages with personal data and visa.
2. Translation into Ukrainian of the page of the passport document of the foreigner with personal data, certified by a notary or translation center.
3. A receipt for payment of the state duty.
4. Two 3.5x4.5 cm (color, frosted) photo cards.
5. A copy of the health insurance policy for the entire period of study.


A temporary residence permit in Ukraine is issued for a period of study.
If during the period of validity of the temporary residence permit in the documents specified in subparagraphs 2-3, the information is changed, such documents shall be submitted within 10 days from the occurrence of such changes to the Senior Inspector of the Department of International Cooperation and Academic Mobility

Upon receipt of the Permit, the foreigner must register his / her place of residence within 10 days, and in case of his / her change - register in accordance with the procedure established by the Law of Ukraine "On Freedom of Movement and Free Choice of Residence in Ukraine".

Upon expiry of the term of study, in the absence of grounds for extending the validity of the Temporary Residence Permit or the expulsion from the University, a foreign citizen is obliged to:
1. In a seven-day period, to submit to the senior inspector the dean's office of the Department of Slavic Philology a temporary residence permit in Ukraine for withdrawal from registration at the place of residence.
2. Hand over a Temporary Residence Permit in Ukraine to the Senior Inspector of the Department of International Cooperation and Academic Mobility (building 3, room 911).
3. Obtain a "Decision" on the cancellation of the Temporary Residence Permit in Ukraine at the Central Office State Migration Service in Kyiv and Kyiv region.
4. Leave Ukraine.

 

Accommodation in the dormitory of KNLU

The students of the Preparatory Department for Foreign Citizens live in dormitory № 3 in a 3 or 4-person rooms. To settle in a hostel a foreign student must: 1. Sign a residence agreement (building № 3, room 910). 2. Pay for accommodation. 3. Obtain a settlement order (Building № 3, Room 910). 4. Get a pass to the hostel (hostel № 3). Hostel address: Kyiv, str. Feodosievskya, 8/13. Phone: 525-68-65, 525-68-67. Commandant of the hostel: Kherson Lydia. Student Council Chair: Nikulin Daniel.

 

Information about the hostel.

Number of floors: 9.
Housing system: block, on the floor - 8 rooms, 2 bathrooms, 1 kitchen, hot and cold water supply.
Rooms: 3- and 4-bed.
Total number of rooms: 70.
The cost of accommodation for students of the preparatory department for foreign citizens in the hostel № 3 in the first semester of 2019/2020 academic year is 4 930 UAH.

 

Photo 1. General view of the hostel.

 

Photo 2,3. Rooms.

 

 

CONTACT DATA:

03150, Ukraine
Kiev-150
Laboratornaya str. 5/17, room 910 (building №3, the 9th floor),
tel.: +38 (044) 521-61-53,  
+ 38 (044) 521-61-54
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