Welcome to Taras Shevchenko National University-OU, KNU was founded in 1834. Today is ranked among the top 500 universities in the world with ca. 30.000 students


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Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv is a public university. KNU Open University is ONLY for non-Ukrainian as well for students who are not living in Ukraine. Any student living or has Ukrainian nationality or planning to live or lived in Ukraine or planning apply for Ukrainian nationality or any similar cases are not allowed to apply for the KNU OU programs. Please apply through the KNU on campus program only. KNU OU is exclusively for International Students living outside Ukraine. If the student hides this information during the application or during his/her study, he/she will be withdrawn from KNU OU immediately without any refund or any further confirmation or explanation. By applying to KNU OU the student confirms he/she fulfill this requirement.

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv provides online education on the KNU OU Open University educational online platform as a part with online educational experts exclusively for the KNU OU.  KNU OU delivers and administers the programs. All final Degrees/Diplomas are awarded with Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv logo and information only.

Many countries have their own accrediting bodies, and degree recognition differs from country to country. If you reside outside of Ukraine, please review your country of residence’s requirements to confirm recognition of your KNU program. All our online degrees/diplomas are not licensure programs and do not prepare an individual to become a licensed professional in any field. 

Full Study fee and all other fees must be paid within 15 days otherwise the student will be withdrawn from the University

100% asynchronous – 100% Flexible study programs