Ternopil National Economic University is a leading modern educational institution, where the academic spirit and science, passion and discipline - the corner stones of identity formation - reign.
The university is always developing, as to master the art of living one must look to the future. The competitive spirit that prevails in the university allows the graduates to become leaders and highly skilled proffessionals in their fields.
Ternopil is a student city. It infallibly enchants anyone who sets foot on its ancient lands, with their quiet streets and open-minded people. The old Galician capital is now one of the finest scientific centers of Ukraine. This is where intellectual product is created through a journey from mere concepts to progressive ideas brought to life.
The mission of Ternopil National Economic University is to create an institutional model of education which combines both: business and cultural philosophies, a practical sense to a spiritual sense, and professional culture to common culture.
The vision of Ternopil National Economic University is to exist as an innovative educational center, which provides professional development for individuals, which fosters conditions necessary for creative self-realization and scientific research.
"Success awaits those who think innovatively, to those who are ready for change and open to possibility!"
Objectives and Priorities
- Ensuring harmonious development of personality through a combination of the best national, international and corporate traditions
- Ensuring international standards of quality in educational services, and raising the international prestige of the university
- To maintain the potential of personnel within the university and to involve international experts of the highest scientific level in order to gain licensing of new modern training areas and specialties
- To establish cooperation between Ternopil National Economic University to universities abroad, in order to solve fundamental and applied problems to improve the quality of education for students
- To facilitate scientific, business and cultural relations among the student youth of our university to the student youth of the European Union
- To establish compliance of our university's activities with principles of the Bologna Declaration and the Magna Charta Universitatum.
The fifty-year history of glorious traditions and hard work within Ternopil National Economic University is displayed through the portraits of its best students, graduates, associates and renowned professors.
The life of our University is the life of our country. We have worked together to overcome difficulties, gain victories, and to fight and defend our moral values and national interests. The lessons of history do not pass in vain. Important achievements of academic schools, along with the bright atmosphere of free thinking have remained imprinted in the minds and memories of generations of economists, who share a sense of responsibility and commitment to society.
The Establishent of Ternopil National Economic University
1966-1967 – Ternopil Branch of Financial and Economic Faculty of Kyiv Institute of National Economy named after D.Korotchenko
1967-1970 – Ternopil Faculty of Kyiv Institute of National Economy
1971-1989 – Ternopil Financial and Economic Institute
1989-1994 – Ternopil Institute of National Economy
1994-2005 – Ternopil Academy of National Economy
2005-2006 – Ternopil State Economic University
September 29th, 2006 – current – Ternopil National Economic University
Rectors of Ternopil National Economic University
1966-1975 – Leonid Kanischenko
1975-1983 – Petro Gumenyuk
1984-2002 – Oleksander Ustenko
2002-2012 – Serhiy Yuriy
2013 – current – Andriy Krysovatyy
Staff and students of Ternopil National Economic University are currently a united team, which includes both expeirenced, wise scientists and impetuous, enthusiastic youth. Ternopil National Economic University has been established upon trust, responsibility, debates and discussions, scientific research and academic achievements. Our academic staff consists of 722 members of teaching and research, including 96 Doctors of Sciences, Professors, and 610 Candidates of Sciences, Associate Professors.
In general, among the University staff there are 13 Honored Workers of Education of Ukraine, 5 Honored Scientists of Science and Technology of Ukraine, 2 Honored Inventors of Ukraine, 1 Honored Economist of Ukraine, 1 Honored Worker of Industry of Ukraine, 2 Honored Coaches of Ukraine, 2 Honored Lawyers of Ukraine, 2 Honored Workers of Culture of Ukraine, 1 Honored Worker of Physical Culture and Sports of Ukraine, 10 Excellent Workers of Education of Ukraine, 41Academicians of Academy of Sciences, 4 Full Members of Academy of Sciences, 20 Corresponding Members of Academies of Sciences.
The University is the alma-mater for the economic elite of Ukraine, famous statesmen, top managers, leading specialists, scientists, and people who share both common national and cultural backgrounds.
Ternopil National Economic University is ranked within the top 10 high educational centers in Ukraine. Currently, approximately 250 students from 30 countries and students from 23 regions of Ukraine are trained Ternopil National Economic University. The University is in top 10 high educational centers of Ukraine. The students from 23 regions of Ukraine and about 250 students from 30 countries are trained in Ternopil National Economic University.
Ternopil National Ecomonic University prepares students according to all degrees of higher education including Junior Specialist’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s, PhD (Candidates of Science), and Doctors of Science. There are currently 7 institutes, 7 faculties, 7 international programs and faculty programs, 3 branches and 4 colleges within Ternopil National Economic University.
Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Management
Faculty of Banking
Faculty of Economics and Management
Faculty of Computer Information Technologies
Faculty of Accounting and Audit
Faculty of Finance
Faculty of Law
Education and Research Institutes
Vinnytsia Education and Research Institute of Economics
Yerevan Education and Research Institute
Ivano-Frankivsk Education and Research Institute of Management
Education and Research Institute of Innovative Educational Technologies
B. Havrylyshyn Education and Research Institute of International Economic Relations
Novovolynsk Education and Research Institute of Economics and Management
Chortkiv Education and Research Institute of Entrepreneurship and Business
Scientific and Research Institutes
Scientific and Research Institute of Methodology and Educology
Scientific and Research Institute of Development and State Building
Kamianets-Podilskyy Education and Research Center
Lutsk Branch of TNEU
Sambir Branch of TNEU
Svaliava Branch of TNEU
Vinnytsia College of Economics and Entrepreneurship of TNEU
College of Economics, Law and Information Technologies of TNEU
Chortkiv College of Economics and Entrepreneurship of TNEU
Yerevan College of TNEU
School of Polish and European Law
Ternopil Business School
The high status of research conducted within Ternopil National Economic University is fostered by academic achievements within its 7 scientific schools, which provide the professional capacity to train researchers from all regions of Ukraine, including other universities and government bodies.
Main directions of research within Ternopil National Ecomonic University are oriented around issues involving Economics, Law, Economic Security, Computer Informational Technologies, and International Economic Relations.
Scientists of Ternopil National Economic University are independent experts of a Greek Agency for guaranteeing education and accreditation quality, along with maintaining expertise of the Polish Accreditation Commission of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education in Poland.
Ternopil National Economic University currently provides young people with quality educational services, comfortable dormitories, sports facilities, martial arts and boxing gyms, an ''Economist'' sports complex and a new library featuring electronic resources for students to realize their full potential. Ternopil National Economic University is a place where young people are taught to think critically, analyze thoroughly, to be responsible and to achieve success.
12 education and laboratory buildings
L. O. Kanishchenko scientific library of Ternopil National Economic University
Interregional training center for athletes (with a hotel and a cafe)
5 university cafes
3 sports fields
8 student dormitories
The library system of Ternopil National Economic University provides users with comfortable accommodations necessary for studying and creative scientific research. In order to maintain these comfortable accommodations, the library constantly develops and diversifies its informational services. Among these services, free and open access to full-text electronic resources is of top-priority. More specifically, the library within Ternopil National Economic University provides free access to full sets of learning materials 954 subjects featured in the curriculum. Additionally, the library website provides free access via the university network to a full-text database, featuring publishing houses Lira-K, TSUL and Condor. The most systematic electronic resource of academic content is the TNEU institutional repository (eTNEUIR), which contains 37,752 documents as of November 24, 2016 and consists of the following sections: Theses and abstracts, course works and Master's research papers, monographs, TNEU scientific publications, and materials of scientific of practical conferences.
There are over five-hundred thousand copies stored within the Ternopil National Economic Library, which includes: 240,673 copies of scientific literature, 235,364 copies of educational literature, 7,819 unpublished papers (579 theses and 7240 abstracts), 3678 copies of periodicals and 37,752 copies of electronic media.
On the basis of Ternopil National Economic University, operates the Center of preparation of reserve officers, which carries out military training under the program of the Land Forces Academy named after Hetman Petro Sagaidachnyj. Young men achieve the rank of «junior lieutenant» in reserve, while they study at the university.
Since the University signed the Magna Charta Universitatum in 2008, the recognition and implementation of its principles have promoted the international cooperation of the University. The University also joined the European Association for International Education (1999), the European University Association (2007), Talloires Network (2012), Border University Network (2013), International Cultural and Educational Association (ICEA) (2014), The Eastern-European University Network (2014).
Today the University has bilateral partnership agreements with 82 foreign higher education institutions from 26 countries, 57 of which are universities from 17 EU countries. Other countries of collaboration include Georgia, Canada, USA, China, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova and Norway.
Common educational and professional programs
Double Degree programs with:
The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin (Lublin, Poland);
Wrocław University of Economics (Wrocław, Poland);
Kodolányi János University of Applied Sciences (Budapest, Hungary);
Fachhochschule Dortmund – University of Applied Sciences and Arts (Dortmund, Germany);
The University of Computer Science and Economics (Olsztyn, Poland);
Joint PhD training program with Technological Educational Institute of Western Macedonia (Greece);
Integrated curriculum for Bachelor and Master degrees on the Ukrainian-German-faculty program in cooperation with the Dresden Technological University (Germany) (supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD);
Ukrainian-American BA Program in Computer Science in cooperation with University of Maine (USA);
Program in International Economics and Tourism taught in English;
Postgraduate programme in Business Administration (MBA) in cooperation with Technological Educational Institute of Western Macedonia (Greece);
School of Polish and European Law in cooperation with Jagiellonian University;
TNEU Business School in cooperation Estonian Business School.
Enrollment and Involvement of Foreign Students
Throughout the 2016/2017 academic year, Ternopil National Economic University hosted a total of 192 international students from 23 different countries. More specifically, there were 177 students pursuing Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, along with 15 students who were enrolled in Preparatory Department for Foreigners. Due to the armed conflict in the Donbas region of Ukraine, the amount of foreign-student enrollment has decreased. However, in order to resolve this problem, recruitment measures have been directed toward potential students within the United States and countries belonging to the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
Ternopil National Economic University is recognized throughout Ukraine not only for a high educational rating and membership in several international organizations, but it is also renowned for creative musical groups which promote personal development and self-realization among students. Culture is the guardian of historical memory that nourishes and strengthens the nation. Within our university, art acts as an invisible force which informs our civil community, which provides us with a unique sense of identity.
The teaching staff of Ternopil National Economic University strives to instill aspects of personal development within each student. Further, creative musical groups and soloists of Ternopil National Economic University enhance their skills among a variety of genres, to the extent of competing alongside professionals. There are currently eleven art groups within Ternopil National Economic University, which provide students the opportunity to develop their abilities and talents. Two of these art groups have been awarded distinctions of "National Performance Ensemble" and "National Amateur Ensemble".
Ternopil National Economic University currently hosts the successful operation of the following musical groups:
- folk performance theater Dlya Tebe: musical groups Struny Sertsya, Horyzont, Elegiya, Kraplynky, Kralechky;
- folk art studio of contemporary choreography T. A. N. G. o Dance Company
- folk vocal ensemble Halychanka, musical band Intrada;
- bandura ensemble Kalynowe Namysto;
- a group Nazyvnyy Vidminok;
- majorette team Medhen Boom.
Creative potential contributed from art groups of Ternopil National Economic University are essential for further development and artistic achievement.
As of 2016, two hundred and twenty nine students of Ternopil National Economic University became participants of national competitions, which includes eighty five winners. Additionally, thirty students participated in international competitions, including fourteen winners.
Currently, fifty-eight students from Ternopil National Economic University are members of Ukrainian national teams in various sports, including:
International Level Master of Sports of Ukraine – 17;
Master of Sports of Ukraine – 52.
To be a student is to engage in the process of self-development. Students of Ternopil National Economic University are young, energetic and incredibly lucky, as they've taken their first steps toward professional, competitive, and successful careers.
To be a student is to engage in the process of self-development. Students of Ternopil National Economic University are young, energetic and incredibly lucky, as they’ve taken their first steps toward professional, competitive, and successful careers.
Education and science are invaluable assets of the nation's potential that determine its successes years ahead. The nation's elite is comprised of educated people. The teaching staff of Ternopil National Economic University works to ensure that our graduates can be confident of their talents and skills, that their critical economic thinking can meet the demands of tomorrow.
Coming to study at Ternopil National Economic University, you increase your intellectual potential and confirm you belong in an elite high educational institution.
We want you to be successful and exceptional individuals! Join our University family!