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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Dear Students,

It is my pleasure to welcome you to our big family, Taras Shevchenko National University (KNU) is a state university founded around 200 years ago (8th of November 1833), ranked within top universities worldwide. Each year between 25.000 - 30.000 students are choosing to study at Taras Shevchenko National University (KNU).

KNU is proud to have Notable alumni from different countries who are working as heads of state, government, or international organizations.

KNU Open University is a modern university, allowing students from all over the world who are unable to come to Kiev to get a reputable degree.



Friendly Regards,


Volodymyr A. Bugrov Pro-Rector (Science & Educational work)
Slava Ivanov - Head of International Relations
Habib Al Souleiman - KNU OU Dean
Maria Petrova - Admission Officer
Kateryna Taraban - Admission and Support Officer

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