• English
  • Русский
  • Türkçe
  • Azərbaycan


About the course

At present the need for professionals in international economic relations (IER) is growing. These specialists are well oriented in domestic and overseas markets. They are able to analyze and predict their development.

Modern experts in international relations have practical skills in international trade, investment and finance. Their decisions are based on understanding of the processes taking place in the global market. They navigate successfully in rules and peculiarities of international business. They know how to apply international law norms and regulate international economic relations. An important advantage of International Economic Relations graduates is that they have a solid foundation in Business English. At PUET students have the chance to master 2 foreign languages and attend additional classes organized by invited lecturers from different countries. Chinese language is also offered as a third foreign language.

International economic relations course is a perfect opportunity to study in Ukraine in English. If you want to be flexible and acquire as much qualifications and skills as possible, we recommend you to start with Foundation Course. You will study Russian language or Ukrainian language for education and communication needs.

10 facts about International Economic Relations graduate


Both Ukrainian and International students study various business courses:

  • international relations theory
  • finance of transnational corporations
  • economy of foreign countries
  • international economic activities of Ukraine
  • international marketing
  • international finance
  • international economic analysis
  • international organizations
  • multinational corporations
  • accounting in foreign countries
  • international economic law
  • global economy
  • international investment project management and others

Career fields and job opportunities

After the training students are employed at local and foreign companies actively involved in international business, in branches of transnational corporations, banks and investment funds, international organizations both in Ukraine and abroad. Students can be employed in the following career fields:

  • business analytics
  • business planning
  • sales management
  • marketing
  • communications

Entrance requirements

There are no admission tests or entrance exams if you apply for Undergraduate Degree Program. To apply for Postgraduate Degree, it is necessary to obtain the Undergraduate Degree and pass the interview on specialized subjects (see syllabus above) and foreign language. The duration of study for those students, who have received a Bachelor’s Degree in International Economic Relations is 1,5 years. Those students, who have received a Bachelor’s Degree in other field, study for 2 years. The application procedure is similar for all the other courses. Please visit APPLY for details. Study the information about our Foundation Course. We recommend to start your studies with it. You’ll learn Russian and Ukrainian languages, as well as will adapt comfortably to the academic environment in Ukraine.

Poltava University of Economics and Trade is one of the most affordable universities for international students. Our tuition fees scheme is as follows:

Undergraduate Degree (4 Years of Study)
1st year Course Fee (USD) 2nd year Course Fee (USD) 3rd year Course Fee (USD) 4th year Course Fee (USD) Total Fee (USD)
2 000 2 000 2 000 2 000 8 000


Postgraduate Degree
  1st year Course Fee (USD) 2nd year Course Fee (USD) Total Fee (USD)
2 Years of Study 2 200  2 200 4 400
1,5 Years of Study 2 200 1 100 3 300


All fees are determined in the USD. In Ukraine the fees should be paid in national currency at exchange rate of the National Bank of Ukraine. The tuition fee excludes additional costs before and after arrival. Students must make provision for visa support, insurance, local registration fees, hostel fees, stationery etc. The detailed description of all expenses are here.



Education Levels and Duration of Study:

  • Bachelor Degree in International Economic Relations – 4 years (Undergraduate Degree)
  • Master’s Degree in International Economic Relations – 1,5-2 years (Postgraduate Degree)

Languages of study:

  • English
  • Ukrainian
  • Russian

International Economics Department

Head of Department: Professor Dr.of Economics Olga Shkurupiy

web-site: me.uccu.org.ua

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