• English
  • Türkçe
  • Azərbaycan


Foundation Course is designed for international students who want to acquire communication skills necessary for effective integration into Ukrainian educational environment and gain knowledge of basic disciplines (physics, mathematics, biology, chemistry, geography, informatics, fundamentals of economics) necessary for successful enrollment and study in Ukraine. International students often use this course as a foundation year to study abroad – this is an alternative pathway to ordinary enrollment to undergraduate course.

Our University offer Foundation Courses in Ukrainian and English languages (upon needs and requests of the students).

Basically, Foundation Course in Ukrainian prepares students for successful continuation of their studies at the other Universities of Ukraine (including PUET).

For international students from French and Portuguese speaking countries, our University offers Foundation Course with intensive English language knowledge, as well as studying all the subjects in English.

The curriculum provides the study of the English language and basic disciplines in English. Foundation course program content can be adapted to the needs and upon request of the group of students.

Students can study at one of 3-University departments:

  • Pre-Medical
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Economics / Arts

Foundation course in English is a good chance to improve communication skills and set a good base for continued study abroad.

International students are offered bright excursions and trips around the Poltava Region and all over Ukraine. They will have a chance to see the most picturesque places, to taste the most delicious food and to become closer to Ukrainian culture and traditions.

In Poltava University of Economics and Trade it feels like home!

University entry scheme 

This Program can be offered at any time throughout the year and for 10 months. There are two intakes per year (request the details here admission@puet.edu.ua).

For Foundation Course Students University offers

  • pick up service at the airport/railway/bus station and transfer to Poltava (accommodation is arranged in advance)
  • assistance on accommodation and catering for all students from abroad (charged additionally)
  • health care (upon request)
  • assistance with administrative and legal formalities (registration in the Migration Service upon arrival)
  • spacious lecture halls
  • effective study techniques, modern equipment

Upon successful completion of the Foundation Course students are awarded with Certificate, recognized in any Ukrainian University. Those students, who want to get their degree in Engineering or Medicine, can use it for admission in any other University of Ukraine.

NOTE, that upon completion of this Foundation Course students can get admission for Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree Course in Ukrainian Universities without visa extention or application for a new one – via academic transfer.

Relevant Additional Information

  • Opportunities to get academic transfer to other Universities of Ukraine for further studies at Under\Post Graduate Courses.
  • Strong material and technical basis – compu­terized library with academic literature in different languages, free access to Internet in the University and its hostels, multimedia lecture theatres, etc.
  • Holistic student development – good opportu­nities for going infor sports, participating in cultural events (national festivals and holidays) of the University.
  • Foundation course students are welcomed to visit any interesting event (open lecture, famous people meetings, round table discussions, webinars etc) at the University
  • Favorable location of University – pleasant campus, with its buildings grouped around a central plaza.
  • The city center is in walking distance as well as cultural and entertainment venues, libraries, offices and shopping centers.
  • Environment friendly to foreigners – a quiet academic town.

Important information:

  • No scholarships offered
  • Visa assistance is offered by our authorized partners (CONTACTS)
  • No job opportunities due to visa class type
  • Additional courses are available for additional fee

Online enrollment is available – click here to apply for foundation course now.

Foundation Course Entrance requirements:

  • High/Senior Secondary School Certificate (WASSCE, NECO, HSSC) with grade sheets \ academic transcripts (in English language)
  • Valid passport for international trips

We’ll check your documents and contact you to assist in further admission process.

To apply – fill in the online application form

The Duration of Foundation Course is 10 months. There are no admission tests or entrance exams.

Poltava University of Economics and Trade is one of the most affordable universities for international students.

e-mail us admission@puet.edu.ua   to get all the information about admission, local registration and any other queries!


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