The Institute of Postgraduate Education and Certification is the successor of the Faculty of Postgraduate Education and Work with Foreign Citizens that was founded on 27 September, 2009. Currently, it has three divisions: the Preparatory Division for Foreigners, the Division of Personnel Retraining, and the Division of Further Training.
The Institute of Postgraduate Education and Certification:
• prepares foreign citizens for admission to higher education institutions in social and humanitarian, natural science and other fields;
• carries out advanced training, internship of teaching and academic staff, management personnel in the field of education, employees of methodical departments, specialists of psychological services for licensed and certified university major disciplines (the Institute provides short-term and long-term courses);
• conducts certification in order to check the ability of teaching staff in the system of preschool, secondary, vocational and higher education to carry out pedagogical activities in accordance with professional standards of pedagogical activity.
The Institute provides proficiency enhancement and internship in various specialties. Postgraduate training is carried out by all the departments of the university; they offer a wide range of innovative programs for training staff for business organizations, institutions of education, culture and sports according to the standards of business or service industry.
The Institute is the regional center for certification of standardized curricula and academic programs. It conducts refresher courses and carries out certification of qualification of the personnel engaged in organizing and conducting professional skills training in a business environment, in particular theoretical instruction teachers and industrial training instructors who teach the peculiarities of organizing personnel training, conducting educational process in a business environment, fundamentals of pedagogy and teaching methods, etc.
Besides, one of the divisions of the Institute offers preparation of foreign citizens for admission to higher educational institutions of Ukraine to study humanities, natural sciences, etc. Pre-university training is carried out by the Department of General Subjects and Language Training of Foreign Citizens.
International students from Vietnam, Ecuador, Iraq, China, Mongolia, Germany, Syria, the USA, Tunisia, Turkey, and other countries are receiving language training for further studying at higher educational institutions.