For international students

Ternopil - best place for studyng

TERNOPIL is one of the most beautiful towns of western Ukraine, located in its heart and having the status of an important trade centre. It is a quiet, incredibly green town with a unique atmosphere, bright history and a plenty of interesting natural, historical and architectural sights.





Ternopil foundation date is unknown. The first known mention occurred in 1524, when, as a Polish town, it was sacked by the Tatars.

In 1548, Magdeburg Law was adopted. In 1655, the Cossack troops headed by B.Khmelnitsky captured the town. But it remained under control ofPoland.

On the first partition ofPoland, in 1772, the town was captured byAustria. In 1809-1815, it was ruled by the Russian Empire.

After the fall of Austro-Hungary, Ternopil was passed toPolandin 1920. It was annexed by theUSSRin 1939. The Second World War inflicted exceptionally heavy damage on the city.

Present day Ternopil is an important railway hub. The city has light, engineering, food-processing, and consumer-goods industries.









Ternopil is well known all over theUkraineas very hospitable and smiling city. Our citizens are known as people who respect national traditions. You can meet here lots of young people in national clothes, specially on weekends. Our people don’t like to hurry up somewhere, they just like to enjoy their time walking around the city.


Walking around the city in every part of a day or a week you will meet smiling and very friendly people who will help you and ask on your questions with pleasure. Lot’s of our citizens know foreign languages so they can help guests from other countries - to show the right way, needed place or just helpful word.


Ternopil is known all oneUkraineas one the quite and peaceful cities. That’s way lot’s of our visitors like to come back here and have a pleasant rest.



The climate is of moderate continental type, with warm humid summers and mild winters.

The average temperature varies from 5 degrees Celsius below zero in January to 19 degrees C above zero in July.







Ternopil Universities are proud of their graduates, leading scientists and public figures who spend their study years within the walls of  Ternopil universities. Many famous names are associated withTernopilNationalEconomicUniversity.


Five reasons why to study in  Ternopil:

?   plenty  of higher educational establishments;

?   over 30 thousand students;

?   over 3 thousand foreign students;

?   favourable multicultural environment;

?   active international cooperation.



The city is known for its architectural and cultural monuments. It is a very comfortable place for foreign travelers. There are a lot of exchange points and modern hotels.

Ternopil is the center of the region famous for its castles, waterfalls, caverns and rivers.

It is the beginning of picturesque rafting routes along theDniestercanyon, tours to Ternopil caverns, to the highest lowland Dzhurinsky waterfall, and an ancient church in the rock in Monastirka on the river Strypa.

Traces of ancient people’s sites are found in the settlements Veliky Glybochok, Petrikiv and Stupky. In spite of wars, several houses - the monuments of architecture, history and culture are still preserved in Ternopil.

Architectural ensembles in the central part of the city give an idea of the old Ternopil architecture.