General Information

Lesya Ukrainka Volyn National University (LUVNU) is the largest and one of the oldest educational institutions of Volyn region, which continues educational traditions established in the XVIIth century by brethren school. Its history dates back to 1940.

The University encompasses 16 Faculties (Social Sciences, Art, Physical Culture and Health, Pedagogical, Philology and Journalism, Foreign Philology, Economics and Management, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Law, History, Psychology, and International Relations), the Teaching and Research Center of Postgraduate Education, the Preparatory Department, 69 Chairs of the Faculties with professional academic staff. There is another structural unit of VNU – College of Technology, Business and Law.

Currently, we are educating undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate and doctoral students. The University community consists of 12 thousand students in 65 programmes, 772 employees, among them 498 doctors and candidates of sciences, professors.

LUVNU also is a member of the European University Association, the Eastern-European University Network, The Baltic-Ukrainian Academic Consortium, the Consortium of Ukrainian Universities and the University of Warsaw, the Cross-Border Innovation Cluster. University administration and staff work hard in order to guarantee that the level of the university training of graduates corresponds with international standards, to be certain that the scientific schools function to full value, and to make every effort to ensure that LUVNU occupies a worthy place among classical universities of Ukraine and Europe.

Countries from which we have students
We have current students (alumni) from all over the world.