Lviv Polytechnic National University is the largest scientific university in Lviv.

Lviv Polytechnic National University is the oldest technical higher educational institution in Ukraine and East Europe. It was founded in 1816. University consists of 16 institutes, 114 departments; autonomous, additional and general subdivisions.

About the University

  • History
    Since 1816

    Lviv Polytechnic National University was founded in 1844 as a Technical Academy, it is the oldest technical school of higher education in Ukraine and Eastern Europe. Since its foundation 165 years ago, the university has proved to be an intellectual center, a stronghold of national culture, freedom of thought and expression. Its prestige has been due to the work of many generations of teachers, professors, and scientists. Thus, no wonder that the University has become one of the first higher educational institutions that gained the status of National University in 2000, and the status of Research University in 2009.

    Lviv Polytechnic National University has got the IVth (the highest) level of schools of higher education accreditation. Its graduates work in all branches of national economy of this country and abroad; many of them hold highest posts in authorities, business, finances, science, and industry.

    According to the results of the integrated rating among higher educational institutions of Ukraine which is carried out annually by International Personal Academy and is based on the estimates done by both experts and youth, Lviv Polytechnic National University is regularly among top 10 Ukrainian higher educational institutions and takes an honorable second place among technical higher educational institutions of Ukraine.

  • FAculties
    Academic Institutes of Lviv Polytechnic National University are as follows

    ♦ Institute of the Humanities and Social Sciences 
    ♦ Institute of Architecture
    ♦ Institute of Building and Environmental Engineering
    ♦ Institute of Geodesy
    ♦ Institute of Distance Education
    ♦ Vyacheslav Chornovil Institute of Ecology, Nature Protection and Tourism
    ♦ Institute of Economics and Management
    ♦ Institute of Power Engineering and Control Systems
    ♦ Institute of Engineering Mechanics and Transport
    ♦ Institute of Computer Science and Information Technologies
    ♦ Institute of Computer Technologies, Automation and Metrology
    ♦ Institute of Enterprise and Advanced Technologies
    ♦ Institute of Administration and Postgraduate Education
    ♦ Institute of Jurisprudence and Psychology
    ♦ Institute of Applied Mathematics and Fundamental Sciences
    ♦ Institute of Telecommunications, Radioelectronics and Electronic Engineering
    ♦ Institute of Chemistry and Chemical Technologies

  • University Today
    University Today

    ♦ The university consists of 16 research-educational institutes, the Distance Learning Institute, the International Institute of Education, Culture, and Links with Ukrainian Diaspora, ELVIT Research Institute, the Research and Development Department (in particular, 71 research laboratories, specialized design office for electromechanical systems — SDO EMS, “Crystal” center), the Scientific and Technical Library, the Publishing House, the Polytechnic Design Association, a geodesy research site, an astronomical and geodetic laboratory (observatory).

    ♦ There are also 7 colleges, 2 gymnasias, 4 teaching and consulting centers in 4 regions of Ukraine, 32 teaching and laboratory buildings, 14 hostels, 4 sports and recreation centers for students and teachers, “Prosvita” National House in the infrastructure of the University. More than 36,000 students study at the University. The University trains professionals in 64 directions leading to the degree of Bachelor, and 124 specialties, including 123 specialties leading further to the degree of Master. The academic staff of the University consists of 2,200 lecturers, including 320 doctors of science, professors, and 1,200 having Ph.D. degree, associate professors.

    ♦ The improvement of quality and effectiveness of education, the combination of research and teaching, the development of scientific schools, the cooperation with international funds, the formation of innovative infrastructure and commercialization of the research outcomes are the main priorities in the activity of Lviv Polytechnic, which provides its authority and acknowledgment presently and increases prestige in the future.

    Information for International Students

    ♦ Lviv Polytechnic National University has been training international undergraduate and post-graduate students since 1961. More than 3,000 students from more than 70 countries of Europe, America, Africa, and Asia have received diplomas leading to the degrees of Bachelor, Specialist, and Master, and more than 130 people have been conferred doctoral degrees. Diplomas and degrees awarded by Lviv Polytechnic are well-known and highly valued all over the world.

    ♦ At present, foreign citizens are admitted to the University on the basis of international agreements between Ukraine and other countries, as well as with international organizations, firms, and foreign citizens in concordance with the Regulation of Admission of Foreign Citizens and Persons without Citizenship to Studies in Higher Educational Institutions approved by the Decree of Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine #1238 of September 5, 1998.
    Professional training is carried out according to the multilevel scheme adopted in Ukraine — Bachelor; Specialist, Master; Philosophy Doctor.

    ♦ Lviv Polytechnic is also ready to accept foreign citizens for studies for a year or semester according to international agreements and agreements between universities on mobility of students and post-graduates. There is the European Credit-transfer System (ECTS) currently in force in the University; enrollment of students for studies is practiced on the basis of ECTS documents — Student’s Application Form and Academic Agreement.

    ♦ The University is also ready to accept foreign citizens for internship for professional development purposes (the duration of internship is determined by the applicant).

    ♦ All the foreign citizens enjoy equal rights irrespective of their sex, race, ethnic origin, social and property status, occupation, worldview, religion, residence and other circumstances.

    ♦Factors that favor the growth of foreign students’ number are high academic standards of the University as well as the gradual improvement of everyday life conditions and of the city infrastructure. The growth of the number of foreign students can be considered a sign of stability at the University’s the high opinion in the world of the professional knowledge received here.

    ♦In 2012-2013 academic year 949 foreign citizens from 46 countries of the world are studying at the Faculties of General Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy or pass Postgraduate training. The range of countries from which foreigners come to study at the University is very wide

  • Course & Fee
    Courses AVAILABLE

    The University offers a wide range of curricula of the first (Bachelor`s) and the second (Master`s) cycles of higher education training. Lviv Polytechnic also conducts the Candidate’s of Science (Ph.D) and the Doctor’s of Science stages of training through post-graduate and doctoral courses respectively.

    Tuition Fee per Year in US Dollars
    Course Duration English Russian Ukrainian Hostel
    Preparatory 1 Year - $1500 $1500 $1000
    Bachelors 4 Years $3000 $2500 $2300 $1000
    Specialist 1.5 Years $3000 $2500 $2300 $1000
    Masters 2 Years $3000 $2500 $2300 $1000

  • ELigibility
    Entry Requirements

    ♦ For Language Course - O Level / A Level / SSCE Education or its equivalent

    ♦ For Under-Graduate Courses – A Level / HSSCE / +2 Certificate or its equivalent

    ♦ For Post-Graduate Courses – Undergraduate Diploma / Degree Certificate or its equivalent

    Other than this, Lviv Polytechnic National University needs the student to be excelled in the above said qualifications. Each application will be assessed individually and the final decision will be made.


Studying at the Lviv Polytechnic National University is much more than being among historical buildings, meeting prominent lectures and attending well-prepared classes. It also means a unique experience of living in a beautiful University City, being part of lovely university tradition, meeting other people and making friends. The University does its best to make its students feel like at home, as members of a large family, meeting together to celebrate important dates.

Lviv - Toy City of Europe

Lviv has unforgettable architecture, exquisite art, and the warm hospitality of its inhabitants. More than 50% of all architectural monuments within Ukraine are located in Lviv.

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