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.

Exchange Programmes Launched

August 26, 2008

40 students of Ostroh Academy became the participants of international Canadian-Ukrainian exchange programmes CORE and Eco-Leadership.

Ostroh Academy National University cooperates closely with many countries. Participation of students in four Canadian-Ukrainian exchange programmes should be mentioned as one of the types of cooperation. The Department of Foreign Relations of Osroh Academy coordinates three programmes: Victoria (British Columbia) – Rivne, Prince Rupert (British Columbia) – Ostroh, Courtenay/Comox (British Columbia) – Netishyn, the College of Romance and Germanic Languages coordinates the programme Port Albery (British Columbia) – Ostroh.

The students will spend three month with their counterparts in host families in Canada, as well as in Ukraine along with working as volunteers for non-profitable organizations, such as government organizations, town councils, mass media, kindergartens, rehabilitation centres, orphanages, hospitals, etc. Apart from that, the participants organize Educational Activity Days and prepare presentations about culture, traditions and political systems of their countries every week .

Eduard Balashov, the head of DFR, said that students who take part in such exchange programmes become more purposeful and sociable and learn how to work in the group. This statement found its justification in sociological research held among participants who took part in the programmes in the period from 1996 till 2003.

“International Canadian-Ukrainian exchange programmes help students in their career, teach them to spend time effectively, to deal with conflict situations, to use their knowledge skilfully and improve their English”, - stated Eduard Balashov.