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.

Ostroh Academy Opened Ivan Kardash Centre of Anciently Printed Books

January 20, 2011

A solemn opening ceremony of the first in Ukraine Centre for the study of anciently printed books named after old books collector Ivan Kardash was held in Ostroh Academy National University.

The event was attended by OA Rector Ihor Pasichnyk, Vice-rector for teaching and education Petro Kraliuk and patron Ivan Kardash himself.

The anciently printed books of Ostroh Academy collection occupy two rooms: one of them contains secular, ecclesiastic books from Russia and Belarus, the other serves for storing anciently printed books of Lviv and Dormition printing houses, as well as for several Western publications.

"These books are not just one man's property, it is a heritage of all Ukrainian nation for many centuries. We take our greatest pride in the fact that some these old books are priceless. "We also possess the unique Ostroh Bible dated 1581, and thanks to the sponsors it arrived at the Academy. Most importantly, the Centre will have its own purpose as the anciently printed books will be translated into Ukrainian. Their translation has been initiated by Professor Rafail Turkoniak, who accomplished a Ukrainian translation of Ostroh Bible. Sacral Books Translation Centre has been established to facilitate the work of students and scholars from all regions of Ukraine, since there is no other similar institution in Ukraine", said Ihor Pasichnyk.