Total number of students: 16 000
Number of foreign students: 1 210
Date of foundation: 1948
Sumy State University (SSU) – is a classic university and one of the leaders in Ukrainian higher education which was established in 1948.
Nowadays the university consists of three institutes and nine faculties with more than three thousand teachers and staff.STU has a large modern-equipped library with 2.5 million books in more than thirty languages. The work of the library is completely automated.
The university students are constantly leaders of various Ukrainian academic contests.
SSU actively cooperates with international universities from Great Britain, Check Republic, Poland etc. in the direction of joint diplomas and internship and also participates in the work of international organizations and conferences. The university possesses thirteen dormitories, developed sport and cultural facilities.
The university has contacts with more than eight hundred enterprises all over Ukraine including more than three hundred in Sumy region which gives its students an opportunity for a qualified internship during their studies.
SSU is an educational and cultural center of Sumy region ( central Ukraine). Its students and teachers gradually revive Ukrainian traditions and Ukrainian language.