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"International Economic Relations"


International internship in Israel

Part of summer vacation 2017 representatives of the academic community of Ukraine, Belarus and Poland both students and famous professors and university rectors, as well as public organizations of Israel, dedicated an internship on the topic "International Economic Relations of Israel", having received 30 hours of lectures with representatives of the Knesset, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Energy and the Embassy of Ukraine.

Students of specialties "International Economics" and "International Economic Relations" met with Jabil Circuit, Inc. representatives

September 22, the students of the specialties "International Economics" and "International Economic Relations" met with Jabil Circuit, Inc. representatives, which is one of the largest companies specializing in contract manufacturing.

Leaders in study

Sumy State University entered the top three universities by the results of Ukrainian Student Olympiads.


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. 



The list of competitive subjects for entry to specialty "International Economic Relations" with specialization "Foreign economic relations" in 2017

Code and name of the branch of knowledge

Code and name of specialty

The list of competitive subjects

in 2016

The weights of subjects in external testing certificate


International relations

292 International Economic Relations

Ukrainian language and literature


History of Ukraine 


English language 


The weight of the average score inapplication to the certificate of complete secondary education



“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.