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"International Economic Relations"


Practically oriented training for students of specialties "International Economics" and "International Economic Relations"

On May 16, 2018, the students of thegroup Me-71an and ME-61an within the framework of the "EU Career Day in Sumy" and taking into account the practically oriented training on disciplines "Fundamentals of Diplomacy and Diplomatic Work" and "Economics of a Transnational Crime" held meetings with First Secretary, Expert on Decentralization Policy, Sector Reform of the EU Delegation to Ukraine Benedict Herrmann, and Deputy Chairperson of the Anti-Corruption and Shadow Economy Center Yu.A. Tarasenko-Balandin, and Press Officer and Informatization Adviser to the EU Delegation in Ukraine Davydova V.

Meeting of students with the CEO of Technochim Ltd.

May 10, 2018 a meeting of students of specialties "International Economics" and "International Economic Relations" was held with Ph.D., Associate Professor, CEO of Technochim Ltd. Olefirenko O.M.

Seminar with practician Troian A.V.

May 5, students of specialties International Economics and International Economic Relations in the framework of workshops on the disciplines Macroeconomics, Macroeconomics II and Macroeconomic Analysis had the opportunity to talk with an expert in the field of macroeconomics and banking Troian Artem.


Specialty "International economic relations" with specialization "Foreign economic relations"

New specialty “International Economic Relations” with specialization "Foreign economic relations" is established in Sumy State University as an answer to the global economic challenges and integration of Ukraine to the European Union.


This speciality is open to students since 2016 and allows them to obtain bachelor’s degree on the base of maturity certificate submission. Full-time students will be taught in English with Ukrainian translation of all the materials prepared by highly-skilled professors, docents, and leading specialists-practitioners from Ukraine, Canada, Israel and Europe. The advantage of “International Economic Relations” is a combination of economic thinking dealing with international relations and mastering advanced English language. 



List of competitive subjects for admission on the specialty "International Economic Relations" (specialization "Foreign Economic Relations") for students applying for places, funded by the state
(in accordance with Terms for admission to HEIs in 2018*)

Code and name of the branch of knowledge

Code and name of specialty

List of Competitive Subjects of EIT according to Terms of Admission to HEIs in 2018**


International relations

292 International Economic Relations

Ukrainian language and literature

Foreign language 

Geography or Mathematics

The average mark of the supplement to the certificate of full secondary education


* - for students who enter this specialty on places, financed exclusively at the expense of individuals and / or legal entities, the list of EIT subjects may be different and will be made public later.
** - the list of competitive subjects in the table is given due to Terms of admission to higher educational institutions in 2018. (http://mon.gov.ua/activity/education/vishha/vstupna-kampaniya-2018/umovi-prijomu-na-navchannya-do-zakladiv-vishhoyi-osviti-ukrayiin-v-2018-roczi.html).
The final list of items, as well as their weighting factors, will be specified in accordance with the Rules of admission to Sumy State University in 2018 and made public later.


“International Economic Relations” with specialization "Foreign economic relations" gives a student a possibility to:
- take part in international and Ukrainian contests, Olympiads, conferences, summer schools;

- train abroad and develop business ties, which are necessary to future career;
- continue studying in the leading universities of the world;

- join the program “double diploma”;

- receive extra scholarships established for the best students.


“International Economic Relations” with specialization "Foreign economic relations" is a specialty, which prepares specialists dealing with:

- international projects implementation at the enterprises, commercial banks, financial institutions etc.;

- forecasting of its performance;

- reorganization and creation of joint companies with foreign direct investments;

- analysis on the possible ways to facilitate and improve international economic activities;

- establishment and development of international economic relations;

- improvement of international business activities;

- analysis of the patent, law and commercial information;

- searching for international strategic partners and investors;

- grounding of the perspective ways of international business development;

- international trade regulation;

- promotion of establishment business contacts with international organizations (embassies, consulates, international banks, investment funds, insurance companies etc.).

The graduates would be able to work at the enterprises, foreign ones in particular, banks, insurance companies, investment funds, international organizations, government or local organizations.
After graduation from Sumy State University, graduate students would be able to continue studying at the magistracy or post-doc at the universities-partners.