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 a wide range of pedagogical, engineering, technological and economic specialties.

The University is headed by Bezliudnyi Oleksandr Ivanovych – Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor, Honored Worker of Ukraine Education.

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

  • Faculty of Physics, Mathematics and Informatics;
  • Faculty of History;
  • Faculty of Preschool and Special Education;
  • Faculty of Foreign Languages;
  • Faculty of Arts;
  • Faculty of Engineering and Pedagogical Education;
  • Faculty of Social and Psychological Education;
  • Faculty of Philology and Journalism;
  • Faculty of Physical Education;
  • Faculty of Primary Education;
  • Faculty of Natural Sciences;
  • Institute of Economics and Business Education;

In the structure of the university, there is a separate subdivision – Kaniv College of Culture and Arts.

The material-technical base of the University includes: 5 educational and laboratory buildings, educational workshops, two comfortable student hostels, an agricultural plant, a library with a fund of about 500 thousand copies, modern reading rooms, 3 language rooms, two student dining rooms, a sports complex, students have free access to the Internet in all buildings and hostels.

The educational process at the university is provided by 38 departments. Today, the scientific and pedagogical potential of the university is 494 full-time employees, including 1 full member (academician) of the National Academy of Pedagogic Sciences of Ukraine, 1 academician of the Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture of Ukraine, 67 doctors of sciences, professors and 305 candidates of sciences, associate professors.

There are the People's Artist of Ukraine, the master of sports of Ukraine of international class, the laureates of international competitions and state awards who are the members of the university's scientific and pedagogical staff.

The high status of our university is confirmed by the numerous achievements of the university staff whose achievements are marked by 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, breastplates and other state and departmental awards.

Over 8,000 students receive higher education in daytime and part-time forms of higher education (40 specialties at the first (bachelor) level, 35 specialties in the second (master's) level of higher education). 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, Ivan Kozhedub Kharkiv National Air Force University, Sumy State University and receive the initial officer rank.

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, depending on the specialty, is implemented in public and private educational institutions of various types, social care institutions, health camps, manufacturing enterprises in the region and abroad, etc.

Scientific research and international activity.

The University has a strong scientific infrastructure, which includes: 4 Research Centers of Double Subordination (National Academy of Pedagogical sciences and Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine), 2 international cultural and educational centers, 17 regional scientific and methodological centers, 27 research laboratories, 13 scientific schools. The University publishes 7 collections and scientific journals that are included in the list of professional editions of Ukraine and the science-research catalog Google Scholar; there are Post-Graduate and Doctoral studies available, specialized academic council. University researchers are actively involved in patent and licensing activities.

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

Pavlo Tychyna Uman State Pedagogical University supports wide international contacts with foreign educational, scientific and cultural institutions around the world. Today there are 56 agreements on cooperation. The University implements academic mobility programs Mobile+3, Mobile+2, Erasmus+, as well as dual diploma programs aimed at supporting initiatives in the fields of education, culture and sports.

Educational Activities

There are more than 70 different workshops, interest clubs, leisure studios, creative groups in the university. 13 of them have an honorary title "folk".

Student leaders are members of the Academic Council and rectorate, 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 "Diya", a student social psychological service.

Pavlo Tychyna Uman State Pedagogical University is the center for the development of sports and sports-mass work in the city and region, and at the sports club there are about 20 wellness sections. Students have sports and gyms, qualified trainers.

Collective 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 last year, students and teachers won 37 gold, 16 silver, 21 bronze awards; 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 Top Universities in Ukraine ranking, the university ranks 49th among 185 Ukrainian higher education institutions.

According to the results of the consolidated rating of higher educational institutions of Ukraine and the rating of institutions of higher education of Ukraine "TOP-200 Ukraine", the university took 101st place, and in the consolidated rating we occupy 142nd place.

In Ranking Web of Universities ranked by Webometrics, which determines the place of the university according to the degree of its activity in the Internet space, in 2023 the USPU took the 116th place (among 312 Ukrainian universities).

The university is included in 2 world rankings: QS World University Rankings and Times Higher Education 1001+ place (THE) in two areas: world university rankings (education ranking) as a reporter and impact rankings (sustainable development goals ranking).

At the international exhibitions "Modern educational institutions", "Education and career", "WorldEdu" Pavlo Tychyna Uman State Pedagogical University got the Grand Prix in nominations: "Inclusive education: equal rights – equal opportunities", "Innovative technologies of career guidance work and career consulting for graduates of educational institutions", "Leader of scientific and scientific and technical activity", "Leader of international activity", "Development of the material and technical base of the educational institution"; gold medals in the nominations "STEM education as an educational resource of the 21st century", "Complex support of a child with special needs as a condition for the successful implementation of an inclusive education policy".

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 st., Uman, Cherkasy region, 20300, Ukraine;
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