Our Partners

Our Partners

KNU-FAU-Alliance builds the hub of our academic corridor between Germany and the Ukraine. We are working closely together with Ukrainian universities, which are severely affected by the ongoing war in Ukraine. Moreover, we are dedicated to build up strong partnerships with the European Union, the Ukrainian government, European universities, companies from both Ukraine and Europe, and other actors to rebuild Ukraine and support the Ukrainian people.

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Ivan Franko National University of Lviv

Ivan Franko National University of Lviv is a classical higher educational establishment with powerful scientific schools, old traditions and modern innovation approaches. Its principal aim is to provide high educational and scientific standards, cultural, social needs of a person, the society and state in the process of training highly qualified specialists. The University activity is formed on the grounds of preserving Ukrainian culture and traditions, developing national consciousness and identity.

The main building of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (image: mruwka photography/ Ivan Franko National University of Lviv)






V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University

V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University is a leading Ukrainian research and educational institution with a 215-year history. In the “Top-200 Ukraine” UNESCO Chair Ranking in 2019, the University ranked third among all Ukrainian institutions of higher education. According to the annual QS World University Rankings 2020, Karazin University is included in the Top 500 universities in the world. The University ranks 491st, which is the highest position compared to other Ukrainian universities. According to the British publication Times Higher Education 2020 — a weekly magazine specializing in higher education — Karazin University is among the world’s best universities for the second time, ranking in the group 1001+.

20,724 students study at the Schools, the Institute of International Education for Study and Research, the Center for Pre-University Education: 16,260 students, 4,066 international students, 301 postgraduate and doctoral students. 438 doctors of sciences, professors, more than 1,274 PhDs, associate professors take part in scientific research and training of specialists. Among the University employees are 30 academicians and corresponding members of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and branch academies.

View over V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University (image: V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University)



Simon Kuznets Kharkiv National University of Economics (KhNUE)

KhNUE is the biggest economic education centre in the city of Kharkiv and one of the best economic higher education institutions in Ukraine.

KhNUE, the successor of Kharkiv Engineering and Economics Institute (KhEEI), was founded on October 22, 1930 on the basis of the Industrial Faculty of Kharkiv National Economy Institute. According to the results of state accreditation in 1994 KhEEI was renamed Kharkiv State University of Economics. The President Decree, dated August 21, 2004 granted the University the National status.

Today KhNUEs is one of the highly reputable Ukrainian higher educational establishments in the field of economics. Having the three-year experience in the implementation of the independent student assessment system, in 2005 KhNU of Economics became the first higher education institution in Ukraine, in which the Republican Center of Testing Technologies conducted independent enrollee testing.

The education process is provided by the faculty of 735 lecturers, 60 Doctors of Science and 438 Candidates of Science among them. Seven faculties function in the University (Faculty of Economy and Law, Faculty of Economic Informatics, Faculty of Management and Marketing, Faculty of International Economic Relations, Faculty of Consulting and International Business, Finance Faculty, Faculty of Training Foreign Citizens) as well as Correspondence and Distance Education Department, Post-Graduate and Doctoral schools, specialized academic councils, research and learning laboratories.



Mariupol State University

Mariupol State University is a prestigious higher education establishment widely known not only in Ukraine but abroad as well, a center for training of highly qualified personnel which plays an important role in development of effective cooperation between Ukraine and foreign states in the field of education, science and culture. University consists of 5 faculties and 21 departments with 250 highly qualified teachers working at their premises. Teaching staff includes Candidates and Doctors of Science from MSU and other prestigious universities of Ukraine as well as leading scientists and practitioners from foreign countries. University trains Bachelors and Masters. Center for Pre-university Training and Student Engagement, which provides training process at the preparatory department. Today, approximately 3200 students are studying at Mariupol State University with 300 foreign students from China, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Nigeria, Cameroon, Guinea and other countries.

(image: Mariupol State University)



Kherson State University (KSU)

KSU was founded in 1917. Before the invasion of Russia on February 24, 2022, almost 6.000 students had been studying at KSU.

The city of Kherson was freed on November 11, 2022. From the former 280.000 inhabitants almost 200.000 people fled.

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