The National University of Ostroh Academy is the successor of Ostroh Slavic, Greek and Latin Academy, the first higher educational establishment of the Eastern Slavs.


The National University of Ostrog Academy cooperates with foreign educational and scientific institutions, scientists, representatives of the Ukrainian diaspora.

The National University of Ostroh Academy receive the status of autonomous research national higher educational establishment.


Ostroh Academy University library which provides the resources for research and educational purposes, the access to the electronic catalogue of the library and foreign library networks.

Teaching and research in the National University of Ostroh Academy is organised by Faculties. There are five Faculties and I. Malynovskyi Institute of Law offering sixteen prestigious specialities.


Ostroh Academy abounds with the projects which welcome the students willing to actively participate, reveal their creative potential and realize their selves.

Weekly Round Table Discussion ‘Information for All’ UNESCO Programme

February 01, 2008

Ostroh Academy National University continues the round table discussion concerning ‘Information for All’ UNESCO Programme.

The forum was initiated by the Department of Documentation and Information and is headed by the lecturer Olena Shershniova. The most recent debate was held over Okinawa Charter on Global Information Society.

The participants’ aim was to make an outline of the basic provisions of the Okinawa Charter and the reasons for signing it. Moreover, the discussion touched the problems of so-called ‘information gap’ among the third world countries, and the positive aspects of InfoDEV (the Information for Development Program) for the countries of the ‘Great Eight’. The attention was also turned to the problem of monopolization of the information market and the analysis of the benefits and drawbacks of the global information policy was made. As an example, Ukraine’s stage of development in the mainframe of globalized infrastructure was analysed and the major problems were outlined.