Bogdan Khmelnitsky Melitopol State Pedagogical University https://mdpu.org.ua/ is a Ukrainian university in Melitopol.

It is one of the most developed universities in Zaporizhia Region, Ukraine. It was established in 1923, and it is one of the leading-state universities in the education of teachers. The University celebrated the 95th anniversary of its founding during 2018.

The University also includes such structural units as the Institute of Biodiversity, 11 Scientific Laboratories, the Agro-Biological Complex, the Training Field Bases, two dormitories, library, two museums, Psychological Center.

The University comprises:  

  • Faculty of Information Technology, Mathematics and Economics;
  • Philological Faculty;
  • Educational and scientific institute of social-pedagogical and artistic education;
  • Faculty of Nature-Geographical;
  • The Faculty of Chemistry and Biology;
  • Preparatory department;
  • Correspondence and distance department.

Preparatory department

The preparatory department was established on January 15, 2001. Its activity is aimed at the selection and preparation for entry into the university of the most advanced and talented youth. The department combines all forms of pre-university training on a single educational-methodical basis. Most graduates of the preparatory department are joining Bogdan Khmelnitsky Melitopol State Pedagogical University.

International activities

Bogdan Khmelnitsky Melitopol State Pedagogical University has more than 40 signed cooperation agreements between universities in Poland, Bulgaria, Belarus, Switzerland, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Macedonia, and etc. According to them the university students and academic staff can use all the tools of academic mobility and inter-university cooperation.

The university takes an active part in international projects and programs for students and pedagogical staff. (Turkey, Bulgaria, Germany)

A separate indicator of academic mobility of scientific and pedagogical workers is professional internships (Bulgaria, Belarus, Poland, Georgia, Turkey, etc.).

Students also, participate in educational and volunteer internships.

There are several bilateral diploma programs at the university with the Higher Linguistic School in Czestochowa (Poland) and Jan Dlugosz University in Czestochowa (Poland), covering all the educational branches at the University and provides an opportunity for all students to study under parallel education programs.

 Our students can realize their rights to academic mobility (Bulgaria, Turkey, Germany, Switzerland and other countries).

The department of international relations not only directs the student to study and internships to other countries, but also attracts foreign students and teachers to University studies.

Admission of foreign lecturers, scholars is a significant indicator of internationalization of the university. Foreign scientists and lecturers from Poland and Bulgaria visited the university to conduct scientific events and lectures.

Educational work with students

A special attention is paid to the educational work at the university and it becomes systemic.

There are plans for organizational and educational activities at the university for a year and for each month. Today at Bogdan Khmelnitsky Melitopol State Pedagogical University created all the necessary conditions for the organization of student leisure, the development of professional, aesthetic sporting interests.

In addition to conducting various organizational and educational activities, such as Miss University and Mister University, there are many other interesting activities, such as: KVN, “Maslenitsa”, “Vyshyvanka Day”, various social events: “From heart to heart”, “Photo Zone”.

The main task of the university administration in educational work was to create the necessary conditions for the formation and effective development of students’ self-government. Among the higher educational institutions of the oblast, student self-government for the first time at the university functions the student self-government.

In 2000, there was held the first student conference, which selected the student self-government bodies of the University.

In 2016, the provisions on student self-government in the university were changed, where the executive body of student self-government at the Melitopol State Pedagogical University became the Student Council.

Thanks to the coordinator of the Stud-Boomerang program, close connections are established between students of higher educational institutions of Ukraine. The purpose of this program is to exchange students’ experience between higher educational institutions of Ukraine. In addition, in 2017, thanks to the chairperson of the university’s Student Council, we received a certificate of membership of the “Ukrainian Students Association”.

From 2016, the chairperson of the Student Council not only becomes a member of the university’s administration and Academic Council, but also a member of the Regional Student Council and a member of the Ukrainian Student Association.

The work of student self-government bodies is carried out in accordance with the directions of the activities of the departments (educational, informational, housing, sports, social, cultural-leisure, national-patriotic).

Since 2017, the work of the university’s student television has been developing very much. A special team has been created, which deals with the shooting of video clips, photos, live broadcasts. A lot of attention in the university is paid to educational work with students at the place of residence, namely, in dormitories №. 1 and №. 2.

Every year in the dormitories there is a competition for the best room, and the floor. In dorms continuously held sporting events. There are all the necessary conditions for them: equipped sports, tennis and gyms, sports grounds.


The university has a new, large sports complex with the necessary sports equipment, where all students can engage in aerobics, trainings and preparation for competitions.

Bogdan Khmelnitsky Melitopol State Pedagogical University is also proud of its champions and prizewinners of world and European sports competitions in box, in kiokushin karate, in kickboxing sport, in handball.


For people who need to settle in a dormitory at the time of admission and study, provision of dormitory accommodation is guaranteed.

Two dormitories can accommodate 1074 students. All hostels are provided with water supply. Rooms for four, three or two people allow you to prepare for classes and relax.


If you are interested in studying at Bogdan Khmelnitsky Melitopol State Pedagogical University read the next information

Bogdan Khmelnitsky Melitopol State Pedagogical University is focused on recruiting foreign citizens for studying in the preparatory section and in accredited areas. The recruitment is carried out in accordance with the license АЕ-№636500 dated June 19, 2015, and by the decision of the Accreditation Commission of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine dated June 30, 2015 (Protocol No. 117).

In attached find information about terms of study, residensce and documents for invitation and admission to study.

Questions and documents to study send by e-mail: ird.mdpu@gmail.com to the International Relations Department of the University. Please write in subject line “Study at BK MSPU”.


Phone: +38 (0619) 44-03-63

Email: ird.mdpu@gmail.com

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