Ukraine woos Indian students
Ukraine is the latest among several countries that are queueing up with offers for Indian students who aspire to study abroad.
New Delhi: Ukraine is the latest among several countries that are queueing up with offers for Indian students who aspire to study abroad.
The eastern European country has recently set up an
office in New Delhi to support Indian students in taking
admission in its various universities and educational
The ministry of education and science in Ukraine has
appointed Proactive Group, a member of International Chamber
of Commerce and partner of 30 leading Ukrainian universities,
as its official partner in India to facilitate easy movement
of students to that country.
"Over the years, Ukraine, owing to its world-class
education system, infrastructure and universities has emerged
as one amidst top 10 countries that attract maximum number of
international students. Supported by the Ukrainian government,
we guarantee transparent process of enrolling into the
university and a clear fee policy," Yuri Gorokhovskyi, CEO,
Proactive Group said to a news agency.
About 3,000 Indian students are studying in Ukraine.
As of now, Indian students opting for education programmes in
Ukraine were assisted by independent agents who offered only
"Being an official partner of State Center of
International Education in Ukraine, we focus on India and
Ukraine only. Besides, we also work closely with major
Ukrainian and international businesses to help our students in
getting employment in Ukraine and other European countries,"
According to him, the number of international students
in Ukraine, especially those going from India is poised to
increase rapidly because the cost of studying in Ukraine is
much cheaper than in Western Europe, USA, Australia and for
some courses even cheaper than in India.
Ukraine is a part of the Bologna process (European
Higher Education Area) which stands for uniform academic
degree standards and quality assurance standards with 46
According to a research conducted by Industry body
ASSOCHAM, over USD 13 billion is spent every year by about
450,000 Indian students enrolled in higher education abroad as
they are not accommodated by domestic institutions.