The university is always developing, as to master the art of living one must look to the future. The competitive spirit that prevails in the university allows the graduates to become leaders and highly skilled proffessionals in their fields.
Ternopil is a student city. It infallibly enchants anyone who sets foot on its ancient lands, with their quiet streets and open-minded people. The old Galician capital is now one of the finest scientific centers of Ukraine. This is where intellectual product is created through a journey from mere concepts to progressive ideas brought to life.
Ternopil National Economic University was established in 1966, when a Branch of Financial and Economic Faculty of Kyiv Institute of National Economy was opened in Ternopil. In 1967 a branch grew into a faculty, in 1971 it turned into Financial and Economic Institute, and later became the Institute of National Economy (1989) and the Academy of National Economy (1994). On March 30, 2005 the educational institution was granted a University status, and on September 29, 2006 by Decree of the President of Ukraine, it was conferred the status of "National University”.
Each generation of students and researchers continues the proud traditions of national education, adds to TNEU’s numerous achievements and proves thier worth at the international level.
Staff and students of Ternopil National Economic University are currently a united team, which includes both expeirenced, wise scientists and impetuous, enthusiastic youth. Ternopil National Economic University has been established upon trust, responsibility, debates and discussions, scientific research and academic achievements. Our academic staff consists of 722 members of teaching and research, including 96 Doctors of Sciences, Professors, and 610 Candidates of Sciences, Associate Professors.
Ternopil National Ecomonic University prepares students according to all degrees of higher education including Junior Specialist’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s, PhD (Candidates of Science), and Doctors of Science. There are currently 7 institutes, 7 faculties, 4 international educational programs and faculty programs, 3 branches and 4 colleges within Ternopil National Economic University.
Education and Research Institute of Innovative Educational Technologies;
Vinnytsia College of Economics and Entrepreneurship of TNEU;
College of Economics, Law and Information Technologies of TNEU;
Chortkiv College of Economics and Entrepreneurship of TNEU;
Yerevan College of TNEU.
Keeping both past and current achievements in mind, we tirelessly work to build a foundation for the future.
The rate of the University science development should be evaluated after many criteria, but first of all, after the capacity of its scientific Schools. There are seven scientific schools in areas of research and preparation of scientific and pedagogical staff of the highest qualification within the university, specifically:
- Finance, Money Circulation and Credit;
- Accounting, Analysis and Audit;
- World Economy and International Economic Relations;
- Management and Regulation of the Economy at Macro- and Meso-levels;
- Information and Communication Techniques Based on Artificial Intelligence Technologies, High Performance Calculations and Processors, Theoretic and Numeric Conversions and Ontology;
- Economics and Enterprise Management; Psychology and Pedagogy.
Ternopil National Economic University currently provides young people with quality educational services, comfortable dormitories, sports facilities, martial arts and boxing gyms, an «Economist» sports complex and a new library featuring electronic resources for students to realize their full potential.
The library facilities are the crown jewel of the University's campus. There are over five-hundred thousand copies stored within the o Library of TNEU, which includes: 240,673 copies of scientific literature, 235,364 copies of educational literature, 7,819 unpublished papers (579 theses and 7240 abstracts), 3678 copies of periodicals and 37,752 copies of electronic media. The library staff are working on creating a repository of works by university teachers. The system contains 9131 full-text papers of university researchers.
Sources of information and bibliographic search are presented in a system of directories and card files. The library service provides the means to search for information in the electronic catalog, whose database includes 304718 entries.
Today TNEU has about 1500 computers. They are used both for administrative purposes (dean's offices, departments, offices, centers), and educational ones (educational laboratories at faculties, libraries). All of them are connected in one corporate network, which includes branches outside of Ternopil. All TNEU buildings in Ternopil have access to the Internet. With the development of new information technologies, the university has improved its approach to the learning process, in particular by providing students with the opportunity to use thier free time for further self-improvement.
All branches outside Ternopil city limits are conncted via the "VoIP" technology, the so-called IP telephony. This is the only large-scale internal telephone network in Ternopil.
One of the most important conditions for successful functioning of any higher educational institution, including the Ternopil National Economic University, are efficient information flows between departments of the university, that is, the existence of a system of quality document management and automated data collection and processing systems. In Ternopil, all TNEU buildings are interconnected by high-speed fiber-optic lines, which enables data transfer between them at 1 gigabit per second. In addition, all computers are connected to the Internet, the speed of which at the university is 500 MB/s (megabits per second). Internet services are provided by 3 independent providers, while two "Juniper" routers have been put into operation.
As a branch of Ternopil National Economic University, the Center of Reserve Officers Preparation is fully functionable in military trainings within the program of Hetman Petro Sahaidachnyi National Army Academy. Participants of this program achieve the rank of «Junior Lieutenant in Reserve», while studying at the university.
Since the University signed the Magna Charta Universitatum in 2008, the recognition and implementation of its principles have promoted the international cooperation of the University. The University also joined the European Association for International Education (1999), the European University Association (2007), Talloires Network (2012), Border University Network (2013), International Cultural and Educational Association (ICEA) (2014), The Eastern-European University Network
(2014), joining the institutions from Belarus, Poland, Georgia, Moldova, Romania, Slovakia, and Hungary. Furthermore, the University has a partnership agreement with the company «Base Group Labs» since 2010.
Today the University has bilateral partnership agreements with 98 foreign higher education institutions from 29 countries, 67 of which are universities from 16 EU countries. Other countries of collaboration include Georgia, Canada, USA, China, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Norway, Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Turkey, Cyprus.
The international cooperation of Ternopil National Economic University is also developing within Programs of Joint Education and Professional Development. The University currently has:
- Double Degree programs with:
Wrocław University of Economics (Wrocław, Poland);
Kodolányi János University of Applied Sciences (Budapest, Hungary);
Fachhochschule Dortmund – University of Applied Sciences and Arts (Dortmund, Germany);
The University of Computer Science and Economics (Olsztyn, Poland);
- Joint PhD training program with Technological Educational Institute of Western Macedonia (Greece);
- Integrated curriculum for Bachelor and Master degrees on the Ukrainian-German-faculty program in cooperation with the Dresden Technological University (Germany) (supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD);
- Ukrainian-American BA Program in Computer Science in cooperation with University of Maine (USA);
- Program in International Economics and Tourism taught in English;
- Postgraduate programme in Business Administration (MBA) in cooperation with Technological Educational Institute of Western Macedonia (Greece);
- Ukrainian-Polish program of Finance and Insurance;
- School of Polish and European Law in cooperation with Jagiellonian University;
- TNEU Business School in cooperation Estonian Business School.
Ternopil National Economic University is recognized throughout Ukraine not only for a high educational rating and membership in several international organizations, but it is also renowned for creative musical groups which promote personal development and self-realization among students. Culture is the guardian of historical memory that nourishes and strengthens the nation. Within our university, art acts as an invisible force which informs our civil community, which provides us with a unique sense of identity.
The teaching staff of Ternopil National Economic University strives to instill aspects of personal development within each student. Further, creative musical groups and soloists of Ternopil National Economic University enhance their skills among a variety of genres, to the extent of competing alongside professionals.
Creative potential contributed from art groups of Ternopil National Economic University is essential for further development and artistic achievement.
Sport is an integral part of educating young adults. Currently, fifty-eight students from Ternopil National Economic University are members of Ukrainian national teams in various sports, including:
- International Class Master of Sports of Ukraine – 17
- Master of Sports of Ukraine – 52
- Candidate Mater of Sports of Ukraine - 9
- First-class sportsman (regional champions) - 3
Over the past 20 years, 6 Honored Masters of Sports of Ukraine, 42 International Class Masters of Sports of Ukraine, and 231 Ukrainian Masters of Sports, including 14 participants of the Summer Olympics, were educated and trained at TNEU. Roman Hontyuk, competing in judo wrestling, won medals twice (2004 - Athens - 2nd place; 2008 - Beijing - 3rd place). Nine student-athletes of the University represented Ukraine in the 30th Summer Olympics in London.
To be a student is to engage in the process of self-development. Students of Ternopil National Economic University are young, energetic and incredibly lucky, as they’ve taken their first steps toward professional, competitive, and successful careers.
Education and science are invaluable assets of the nation's potential that determine its successes years ahead. The nation's elite is comprised of educated people. The teaching staff of Ternopil National Economic University works to ensure that our graduates can be confident of their talents and skills, that their critical economic thinking can meet the demands of tomorrow.
Coming to study at Ternopil National Economic University, you increase your intellectual potential and confirm you belong in an elite high educational institution.
We want you to be successful and exceptional individuals! Join our University family!