Pavlo Tychyna Uman State Pedagogical University is the leading institution of higher education of the European level in Cherkasy region, which provides the labor market with highly qualified and competitive specialists in the range of pedagogical, engineering, technological and economic specialties.

Rector - Olexandr Bezliudnyi, Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, professor, Honored Worker of Education of Ukraine.

The university consists of 11 departments and 1 educational-scientific institute:

  • Department of preschool and special education;
  • Department of Primary Education;
  • Department of Arts;
  • Department of Social and Psychological Education;
  • Department of physical education;
  • Department of Physics, Mathematics and Informatics;
  • Nature and Geography Department;
  • Department of Professional and Technological Education;
  • Department of Ukrainian Philology;
  • Department of Foreign Languages;
  • History department;
  • Institute of Economics and Business Education

There is a business center, aimed at creating a favorable environment for the implementation of business ideas and business projects, commercialization of research.

 A new structural unit of the University was founded in 2013 - Kaniv Institute of Humanities.

Material and technical facilities of the University includes 5 academic buildings, workshops, two student dormitories, agrobiostation, scientific library, modern reading rooms for students, faculty and graduate students, 3 language laboratories, two student cafeterias, a sports complex, in all buildings and students have free access to the Internet.

The educational process at the university is provided by 39 departments. Today, the scientific and pedagogical potential of the university is 544 full-time employees, in particular 2 academicians of the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine, 1 academician of the Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture of Ukraine, 55 professors, 12 doctors of sciences, 213 assistant professors and 104 candidates of sciences. Among the members of the scientific and pedagogical staff of the University, there are People's Artist of Ukraine, 2 masters of sports of Ukraine of international class, laureates of international competitions and government awards.

The high status of our university is confirmed by the numerous achievements of the university staff whose achievements are marked by the honorary titles "Honored Worker of Education of Ukraine", "Honored Worker of Culture of Ukraine", "Honored Master of Folk Art of Ukraine", more than 80 distinguished students of education of Ukraine, about 60 employees were awarded with orders, medals , badges and other state and departmental awards.

Over 9,000 students receive higher education in daytime and part-time forms of higher education (9 of them are bachelor's degrees - out of 33 specialties, a master's degree - 30 specialties). The University provides educational services to foreign citizens in accredited specialties, trains Ukrainian citizens for admission to higher education institutions.

The organization of the educational process is based on the principles of the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS), and distance education is actively being implemented. Students have the opportunity to undergo military training on the basis of the Odessa Military Academy and Sumy State University and receive a primary officer title.

Pavlo Tychyna Uman State Pedagogical University has a significant experience of inclusive education. For the purpose of social and educational integration of students with disabilities, the Center for Social and Educational Integration "No Barriers" operates.

Practical training of specialists depends on the specialty and is realized in public and private educational institutions of different types, social care institutions, health camps ("Young Guard", "Artek-Bukovel", etc.), manufacturing enterprises in the region and abroad, etc.

Research and international activities.

The university has a strong scientific infrastructure, which includes: 3 research centers of double submission, 3 scientific and research centers, 4 scientific research laboratories, 14 scientific schools, 3 international cultural and educational centers, 11 regional scientific and methodological centers. The University publishes 5 collections and scientific journals that are included in the list of professional editions of Ukraine and the science-research catalog Google Scholar; two specialized academic councils. There are Post-Graduate and Doctoral studies available. University researchers are actively involved in patent and licensing activities.

Each year USPU student youth wins victories at international and Ukrainian scientific competitions, olympiads, tournaments.

Currently, the university is a basic educational institution for holding the II stage of the All-Ukrainian Student Olympiad in the specialties "Labor Studies and Technologies" and "History", the second round of Ukrainian Student Contest for Ukrainian Language, Literature (with the method of its teaching).

Pavlo Tychyna Uman State Pedagogical University maintains extensive international relations with foreign educational, scientific and cultural institutions of the world. Today there are 65 agreements on cooperation with institutions of Poland, France, USA, Canada, Germany, Belarus, Turkey, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, etc. The University implements projects of Academic Mobility «Mobile + 3», «Mobile + 2», «Erasmus +», as well as double diploma programs aimed at supporting initiatives in the fields of education, culture and sports.

Educational Activities.

There are more than 50 different circles, interest clubs, leisure studios, creative groups in the University. 11 of them have an honorary title "folk".

Student leaders are members of the Academic Council and the administration, as well as members of the academic councils of the faculties and the institute.

The University created a unique national patriotic camp for student youth "Act", student socio-psychological service.

The University is the center for the development of sports and sports-mass work in the city and region, with about 20 health-improving sections functioning at the sports club. Students have athletic and gymnasium, qualified trainers.

The national teams of the University take part in all competitions of the University, the city, the region, Ukraine, successfully perform and win at championships of Ukraine, Europe and the world. Only in the last year students and teachers have won 20 gold, 8 silver, 11 bronze medals; established 3 records of Ukraine.

Awards and Ratings.

Uman State Pedagogical University has been the leader of the introductory campaign among higher education institutions of Cherkassy region for several years and is one of the top 100 institutions of higher education. In the ranking "Best pedagogical educational institutions of Ukraine" the university takes the 5th stage.

According to the results of international rankings (Ranking of Web of Repositories), the university occupies the 26th place among Ukrainian higher education institutions and the 3rd position among higher educational institutions of Ukraine.

The University guarantees quality education, training, internship and practice abroad, active student life and comfortable conditions.

Our graduate is competitive in the profession market.

We invite you to a modern, mobile and successful university, to study in which is prestigious and interesting.


  • 2 Sadova str., Uman, Cherkassy region,
  • Ukraine, 20300; 
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