APPLICANTS FROM TOT WILL BE ABLE TO ENTER UKRAINIAN UNIVERSITIES WITHOUT HAVING TO PASS EIT
On July 3, at an extraordinary session, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine voted for the simplification of the procedure for graduates from the temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts of Ukraine and Crimea to enter higher educational institutions.
The relevant bill was supported by 310 deputies.
“Education is one of the best ways to reintegrate youth from TOT. Graduates have the opportunity to enter all Ukrainian educational institutions without having to pass external independent testing (EIT), rather than by a limited list, as it was until today. In other words, children may enrol in EIT if they wish. To do so, they will only have to pass the entrance exams. We are grateful to parliamentarians for their support of this extremely important bill. These amendments should encourage the graduates from TOT of Ukraine to come to the territory of free Ukraine in order to receive high-quality Ukrainian higher education at the level of the best world standards,” emphasized Inna Holovanchuk, Deputy Minister for Reintegration of Temporary Occupied Territories of Ukraine.
The Law provides for the opportunity for applicants from the temporarily occupied territories of Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts to study in Ukrainian higher education institutions free of charge, through the state order within the quotas. Currently, such norm is valid only for graduates from the annexed Crimea and Sevastopol.
Let us recall that on June 9, 2020 the educational centres "Donbas-Ukraine" and "Crimea-Ukraine" began to operate. Residents of temporarily occupied territories can enter Ukrainian universities without an external independenttesting through the centres.
This year, applicants from the temporarily occupied territories will be able to enter the Ukrainian higher education institutions under a simplified procedure without passing the external independent testing. Under this procedure, they will be able to enter more than 100 educational institutions, on the basis of which the educational centres "Crimea-Ukraine"
To familiarize with the peculiarities of admission to the higher education institutions of children from TOT, please follow the link.