Eastern European University Association
Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University
Year found: 1996
Legal form State
Country Ukraine

Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University is one of the youngest universities in Ukraine. However, it is developing very fast and is a striking example of quality education (the 40th position in the annual university ranking UNESCO project «Top-200 Ukraine» and the 5th place among the best universities in the Southern region). PMBSSU is the only institution which represents Ukraine and its higher education system on the Conference of the Talloires Network leaders.


According to the international rating of top 200 Ukrainian universities compiled by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University was recognized as the best university in Mykolayiv region each year. In 2016, according to results of this rating, the university took the 16th place among 200 the best Ukrainian universities.

University’s vision of international cooperation recognizes participation in the international educational exchange programs as an opportunity to provide additional qualification and knowledge to our students and to increase the scientific level of our professors as well.

Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University pays huge attention to the development and intensification of international relations. The plans of university development are adopted in order to respond to changes in the system of educational process in Ukraine and Europe and worldwide tendencies. Among the most perspective projects there are the opening of the Institute in Tbilisi as a part of structural part of PMBSNU and the creation of the Confucius University within PMBSNU in cooperation with our Chinese colleagues.


Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University is unquestionable leader in the quality and quantity of academic exchange programs for students and lecturers. Many of them got diplomas and undertook apprenticeships at the best universities from France, Germany, Norway and USA. 15 scientists and lecturers of PMBSNU were awarded with diplomas and medals of Honorable international scientific community Phi Beta Delta, USA.


The University has license to prepare foreign students from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Canada, China, Columbia, Georgia, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Moldova, Russia, Turkey, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.


Every year lectures from many countries in the world give lectures and workshops at the University. During its existence more than 100 lecturers from Australia, China, France, Germany, Japan, Italy, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Southern Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK and USA visit the University. It also invites famous foreign diplomats, scientists and politicians to give lectures at PMBSNU. We want to highlight visits and meetings with The Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassadors of Bulgaria, France, Germany, Norway, Poland, Switzerland, UK and USA.


The University successfully completed many projects supported by the Embassies of France, Germany, Norway, Poland, Switzerland and USA. Among the others there are summers schools, international scientific conferences and creation of European language centers.


PMBSNU has good and stable relations with such international organizations as:

  • Fulbright Program, IREX, Clinton Global Initiative University, Open Society Institute, Peace Corps, ACCELS, ALDEC, IREX, international honor society Phi Beta Delta, American Council on Education (ACE), Civic Educational Project CEP, Talloires Network (USA);
  • British Council (the United Kingdom);
  • Goethe-Institut, DAAD, Siemens, Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Robert Bosch Foundation, Europakium program (Germany);
  • Alliance française, Français à domicile (France);
  • Fellowship Program in Poland (Poland);
  • Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation (Italy);
  • Maritime Studies, Quota (Norway).
  • Tempus-Tacis (European Union).

PMBSNU is recognized worldwide as credible educational establishment. It joined the Bologna and Talloires Declarations. It is the member of American Council for International Education and Association of European Universities. The University has also applied for membership to the Eurasian Association of Universities was.

Faculties and specialties

Faculty of Physical Education and Sport:

– Sport

Medical Institute:

– Medicine

– Physical Rehabilitation

– Ecology, Environmental Protection

Institute of Philology

– Journalism

– Philology (English, German, French, Spanish)

– Philology (Translation)

– Philology (Ukrainian and English)

Faculty of Political Science:

– Politology

– History

– International Relations ( International information is also available)

Faculty of Sociology:

– Sociology

– Social work

– Psychology

Faculty of Law:

– Jurisprudence

Faculty of Economics:

– Finance and Credit

– Accounting and Taxation

– Enterprise, Trade and StockExchange Activities

– Geodetics and Planning

Faculty of Computer Science

– Computer Engineering

– Computer Science and Informationaltechnologies

– System Analytics

– Software Engineering

Institute of Public Administration

– Management


Terms of Study

Training Department – 1 year

Bachelor – 4 years

Master – 1.5-2 years (depending on the chosen specialty)

Study is performed in Russian and English in groups of more than 10 people.

After graduation students receive a diploma of the European standard.



Foreign students live in dormitories in rooms equipped with modern furniture, shower and toilet, and Internet connection. The cost of the dormitories is not included in tuition fee.


Nowadays students in their free time have an opportunity engage in such sport activities as basketball, volleyball, football, badminton, table tennis, academic rowing, track-and-field athletics, swimming, body-building, rhythmic gymnastics, martial arts, chess, etc.

There are more than 13 specialized sports clubs are waiting for you. Among them: yachting sport, underwater sports, martial arts and some other. You have a great chance to keep fit and take part in competitions of both university and local status.

All the sport clubs are run by instructors of the department. It can be observed that the level of students’ physical and special skills rose. Regular trainings in sport clubs help to increase theoretical knowledge of a particular sport chosen, to improve sportsmanship and health level.

There are 3 sports halls and one well-equipped fitness center at PMBSNU.

Annually, nation wide Student Games take place, where students can show their proficiency and skills. There are some university competitions held systematically, for instance, a contest on aerobics among students from different faculties. Special training courses on weight-lifting and strength endurance are available in gym №2.

Sportsmen from the PMBSNU are active participants of local inter-university competitions according to the report by the regional department of sport issues. The teaching staff is professional and well-qualified. They have participated in various regional contests among academic teaching staff. Students of our university regularly take part in different inter-university competitions on 11 sports.

We are pleased to announce to all basketball fans that Premier League games of the Ukrainian Championship are held at our university from time to time. We have a resident basketball team, which takes part in the Ukrainian Championship. Our students are active participants of different contests, festivals, the program “Sport for everyone”, which are organized by the local Department of Youth and Family issues. Moreover, sport contests among teaching staff are also popular among students, because it is always interesting to see your instructors in informal setting.

Twice a year the Championship on sport fishing among teaching staff is held at Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University.

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