About Kharkiv University

Founded in 1804, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University is one of the oldest universities in Eastern Europe and is a leading Research and Educational Institution in Ukraine. The Univesrity has notably trained and employed three Nobel Prize laureates.

Today the University has 20 Schools and 125 Departments which provide training for specialists in 61 majors and enrols 15 000 students and 500 postgraduate students.

The University boasts its wide international recognition as one of the initiators of signing the Magna Charta Universitatum (Bologna, 1998), a co-founder of the Eurasian Universities Association, an active participant of International Association of Universities and European University Association, a training center for about 1500 international students, postgraduate and doctorate students for 50 countries of the world, and a partner in research and educational cooperation with more than 100 universities and other organizations all over the world.

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Your Global Qualifications Award equals college credit toward your degree and Masters at Kharkiv University (Europe).

Global Qualifications awards allow for progression into Kharkiv University at a number of points depending on your academic and employment history. Global Qualifications provides access and faster track access to achieve a number of degrees and Masters at Kharkiv University.

Global Qualifications to Kharkiv University Pathways

If you have:

*Your Path:

Admission into Global Qualifications Level 4 or a Kharkiv University bachelor’s degree program at the first year.


If you have Global Qualifications L4:

*Your Path:

Advanced placement into the Global Qualifications Level 5 or second year of a Kharkiv University  bachelor’s degree program.


If you have Global Qualifications L5:

*Your Path:

Advanced placement into the final year of a Kharkiv University’s  bachelor’s degree program.


If you have Global Qualifications L7:

*Your Path:

Successful completion of Global Qualifications Level 7 gives you eligibility for admission into Kharkiv University’s master’s degree programs. Master’s degree candidates will be interviewed by program faculty upon application to the program.

*The path is an indication of your progress toward a Kharkiv University degree and masters degree and is based on Kharkiv’s review of GLOBAL QUALIFICATIONS learning programmes and outcomes. Your path may vary. It’s best to consult with a Global Qualifications advisor to plan your degree path, based on your chosen course of study.