History and Recognition
ConcordiaUA, the first joint Ukrainian-American Institute, established in 1997, is accredited by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine to offer Bachelor and Master Programs.
ConcordiaUA is the only University in Ukraine having the programs accredited by the International Accrediting Agency – FIBAA.
On January 25, 2018, Concordia Ukrainian-American University became a member of the world-renowned organization for quality assurance, transparency and integrity of higher education - CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG).
Our "old" partner - Concordia University-Wisconsin/Ann Arbor (USA) - became a cofounder of Ukrainian-American ConcordiaUniversity, and our University changed its name, so now Wisconsin International University Ukraine (WIUU) is called - Ukrainian-American ConcordiaUniversity (ConcordiaUA).
In 2018 we entered the top 10 private higher education institutions of Ukraine https://osvita.ua/vnz/rating/25714/.
In 2017 ConcordiaUA became top 5th in the rating of Ukrainian institutions of higher education (state and private) by the score of certificates of external qualifications of applicants, who entered universities in 2017 according to the contracts http://osvita.ua/vnz/rating/vstup-osvita/59045/.
ConcordiaUA membership in German-Ukrainian Society of Economics and Science (Bonn, Berlin, Mainz), Kiev Chamber of Trade and Commerce, cooperation with international companies and partner Universities abroad enable ConcordiaUA students to practice, study and train abroad (the USA and Europe), developing a significant measure of expertise concerning culture, politics, economics and languages. ConcordiaUA offers a full range of summer and winter programs in Florida, Trier, Worms, Munich, London, Plymouth, Madrid, Paris and Strasbourg. ConcordiaUA students integrate the University knowledge into activities of international companies and enterprises. Courses and internships taken at the partner universities are recognized by ConcordiaUA.
ConcordiaUA Degree Programs - on campus, online or in a combination of both, in English
BACHELOR’S DEGREE PROGRAMS
MANAGEMENT: Hotel Management; IT and E-Business Management
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC RELATIONS: International Economic Relations; International Business; International Economics
MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS
MANAGEMENT: International Business Management + MBA; Master of Business Administration (MBA)
ConcordiaUA is offering a range of dual diploma programs:
1.Dual Bachelor Degree with the University of Minnesota Crookston (the USA) – International Business, International Economic Relations, Management, etc.
2.Dual Master Degree with Concordia University – Wisconsin / Ann Arbor (the USA) – MBA, International Business, Communications & Public Relations, Health Care Administration, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Management Information Systems (STEM) etc.
3.Dual Master Degree with the state University of Koblenz-Landau (Germany) – МВА, International Management, Master of Science in Information Management (Major in Entrepreneurship, Technology and Innovation Management).
4.Dual Master Degree with the University of Occupational Safety Management (Poland) – МВА, International Management, Project Management and Psychology in International Business.
ACADEMIC MOBILITY PROGRAMS
In addition to dual degree programs, we are offering academic exchange programs with University Wisconsin / Ann Arbor (USA), University of Trier (Germany), the University of Applied Sciences Worms (Germany), Richmond International American University (London, UK), Varna University of Management (Bulgaria) and others.
Life at ConcordiaUA
Our faculty are highly qualified professionals in different areas of business and management. Every year ConcordiaUA invites prominent professors from the partner universities, Fulbright Scholar Program and instructors from Peace Corps and international business companies.
ConcordiaUA is one of the first that has introduced Distance-Learning and On-line Programs and has been upgrading innovative methods and techniques of the educational process.
Education at ConcordiaUA is a learning and life experience that allows young people to explore their potential and prepares them for the modern world challenges.
Students life at ConcordiaUA is interesting and various. There are not only classes but also research activities, participation in annually sport and cultural events and festivals organized by our University. Our students and faculty members prepare and celebrate together Ukrainian and International holidays. Students arrange diverse entertainment programs in English – concerts, games, competitions and discos. In addition, ConcordiaUA students are also encouraged to take part in various trips and excursions in Ukraine and other countries.
Countries Represented at ConcordiaUA
Students from more than forty countries have attended ConcordiaUA: Azerbaijan, Belgium, Egypt, Finland, Georgia, Ghana, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Libya, Nigeria, Pakistan, People’s Republic of China, Republic of Cameroon, Republic of Gambia, Republic of Serbia, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, the USA etc.
Community and Non-Degree Programs
The University has been successfully developing the American Studies Program.
ConcordiaUA became HMC Projects country coordinator and successfully provides a selection campaign for the scholarship program for gifted Ukrainian secondary school pupils, offering them an opportunity to study for the full two-year Sixth Form program in boarding schools of the United Kingdom and take internationally recognized qualifications.
ConcordiaUA successfully holds Annual Business English Competition and its winnersget scholarships to study at ConcordiaUA.
Language School, Courses and Test Preparation in English, German and Spanish
- Regular Semester Courses (September-December; February-May)
- Intensive Summer Courses (July and August)
- Trainings with native speakers.
ConcordiaUA offers test preparation including TOEFL, GMAT and JELTS as well as Programs for Local Business Executives.
ConcordiaUA organizes Mini-MBA Programs, trainings, and seminars for local business executives who need training in specific areas of Human Capital, Economics, International Standards of Accounting, Sales Technologies, Marketing, Hotel Management, German, English etc. The aim is to provide knowledge and skills according to the expectations and desired outcomes of the trainees. Careful needs analysis is carried out before the program starts. The program is designed with consideration of the trainees’ needs and background.
- ConcordiaUA Workshops
Workshops on Problems of Sustainable Development, Business and Leadership are provided for ConcordiaUA and school students. Experts of international organizations, faculty, responsible members of diplomatic missions, MPs, non-government organizations and business circles are invited to work with the students in a workshop format.
Career Counseling and Internship Service
Business internship was created at ConcordiaUA as a step toward reaching the goals of becoming a leading educational establishment regarding students employability. The main purpose of internship is providing students with practical experience in business according to international and Ukrainian standards.
Library and Internet Center
ConcordiaUA has a high-quality library, which serves as one of the major tools for students studies. The library holds textbooks, books, science journals and other academic literature in Ukrainian, English, German and other languages. ConcordiaUA server holds catalog and dictionaries which can be easily accessed. Students can use a reading room for their conveniences. ConcordiaUA library staff is always willing to assist you in information search.
ConcordiaUA Internet Center opens access to virtual Internet data bases: libraries, information centers, foreign publishing houses, archives and science magazines. Internet provides distance learning technologies and connects ConcordiaUA to colleagues and partners throughout the world.
Scholarships and Awards
The scholarship is granted to the winners of ConcordiaUA Business English Competition selected by the Board.
The best students are offered a scholarship for studying at ConcordiaUA, Richmond University and other partner universities following the recommendation of ConcordiaUA Board.
ConcordiaUA faculty and students take part in research activities of the University. Ukrainian and international faculty help students to build up their research skills and offer academic counseling in different subject areas.
ConcordiaUA organizes and takes an active part in international conferences and seminars in Ukraine and abroad.
ConcordiaUA publishes a Research Journals “Education, Management, and Business: International Dimension”.