National University Ostroh Academy

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Coordinates: 50°19′42″N 26°30′46″E / 50.32833°N 26.51278°E / 50.32833; 26.51278

National University "Ostroh Academy"
Національний університет "Острозька Академія"
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Established 1994
Type Public
Rector I. D. Pasichnyk
Academic staff 118
Students 3400
Location Ostroh, Ukraine

National University "Ostroh Academy" (Ukrainian: Національний Університет Острозька Академія, translit.: Natsional'nyi Universytet Ostroz'ka Akademiia) is a Ukrainian self-governed (autonomous) research university that was opened in 1994 by the Presidential Decree of April 12, 1994. The university considers itself a continuation of the historical Ostroh Academy.

The school occupies the buildings of the former Rococo Capuchin monastery (built in 1779).[1] Since October 2000 the university carries a title of National. It is one of the 14 research universities in Ukraine since July 2009. Ostroh Academy is the only elite university of Ukraine that is not located in a regional capital.

International Exchange Programmes[edit]

Students of Ostroh Academy take part in many international exchange programs.

The implementation of youth exchange project Canada-Ukraine (CORE) gives the students of the university an opportunity to live in Canada for several months, gain experience in economical, social, administrative, educational and other spheres, and improve English and French.

Implementation of the Canadian-Ukrainian exchange «CORE / ECO» annually allows 20 university students to stay for several months in Canada, the master of the country experience in the field of environmental protection, gain leadership skills, and get to know people of different nationalities living in Canada.

The program «CORE / HEALTH» - annually provides an opportunity for students to improve their skills in public health, spread among university students and local residents the information and materials about healthy lifestyles.

The program Net Corps, a Ukrainian-Canadian enables students to improve their professional skills in the sphere of informational technologies and programming.

The programs are coordinated by Canada World Youth organization, which has operated for 40 years in more than 50 countries. The partnership between Canada World Youth and the National University of Ostroh Academy has lasted for over 15 years. Some 225 students have participated in the programs.

For the last 10 years the students of the National University of Ostroh Academy have annually participated in such internship and educational programmes as Canadian-Ukrainian Parliamentary Program (CUPP), Fulbright Graduate Program, Edmund Muskie Program, Lane Kirkland Program, Study Tours to Poland, one year degree and non-degree studies at Warsaw University, four year studies at University of Marie Curie Sklodowska.


  • The Department of Political Studies and Information Management
  • The Department of Quantitative Economics
  • The Department of Finance
  • The Department of Romance and Germanic Languages
  • The Department of Law
  • The Department of International Relations


The academy was ranked in the 6th place among Ukrainian traditional Universities according to official rating of the Ministry of Education & Science of Ukraine;[citation needed] 9th place among Ukrainian Universities according to "Ukrainska Pravda" newspaper;[citation needed] 3rd place among Ukrainian traditional Universities according to Correspondent Journal[citation needed]

See also[edit]

World University Ranking - 784


  1. ^ (Polish) Grzegorz Rąkowski (2005). Wołyń. Pruszków: Rewasz. p. 321. ISBN 83-89188-32-5. 

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