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.

Resolving Problems of Diaspora Studies

September 10, 2008

Ostroh Academy National University hosted a three-day 3rd International Conference Ukrainian Diaspora: Research Problems.

The conference was initiated by The Institute of Ukrainian Diaspora Studies, Ukrainian Historical Association, Ukrainian-American Professors’ Association, and World Scientific Council of World Congress of Ukrainians.

The conference was officially opened on 9 September. “Everyone who participated in organizing such a large-scale event in our university should be proud of it. I greatly appreciate the work of scholars who study Ukrainian Diaspora,” greeted the participants Rector of OANU, Ihor Pasichnyk.

Among the participant of the conference were Director of the Institute of Ukrainian Diaspora Studies, Chair of the Department of Ukrainian Diaspora History, candidate of historical sciences, senior lecturer Alla Atamanenko; the representative of the World Federation of Ukrainian Women Organisations (Somerdale, USA) Natalia Danylenko; Doctor of Philology, member of the National Science Academy of Ukraine, Head of the Slovakia Ukrainian Association Mykola Mushynka; Doctor of Sociology, Chair of the Department of Sociology of I.I. Mechnikov Odessa National University Vitalii Onyschuk; professor, Vice-Rector for Teaching and Scholarly Activities of Ostroh Academy National University Petro Kraliuk.

The students, post-graduates and scholars from Ukraine and abroad participated in different sections.

The round table discussion Topical Issues of Scientific Study of Diaspora and Teaching Courses of Diaspora Studies In Ukrainian Universities closed the meeting on 10 September.