The Ukrainian Catholic University is preparing to host its 15th Annual Summer Program in Lviv, a unique combination of Ukrainian language classes and a rich cultural immersion program.
Summer Ukrainian Language and Culture Program is the largest and most prestigious Ukrainian as a foreign language program in Ukraine, welcoming almost one hundred students from over twenty countries each summer.
ACADEMIC PROGRAM The academic program caters to students of all levels - from beginner to advanced – and course materials are customized to accommodate individual needs. The program consists of 2 sessions from 2 to 6 weeks long. Students may enroll in any of the sessions with a minimum course length of 2 weeks, and a maximum course length of 6 weeks. Academic credits are transferable to most North American, European, and Australian colleges and universities.
Ukrainian language and culture summer сamp for young people that belong to Ukrainian Scouting Organization PLAST
10- 28 July
DIPLOMAS, CERTIFICATES Students may obtain between 4 and 16 ECTS points for the session upon course completion and passing the final exam. Each participant will obtain a certificate of participation in the course, and those who pass the final exam will earn a grade report with an ECTS points allocation.
Each session can be taken at basic or standard levels of intensity
Basic Language– a combination of language lessons and leisure program, designed to ensure an educational and fun-filled introduction to Ukraine’s language and culture.
Standard Language and Culture – a well-rounded program of language study and culture that covers all necessary skills to function successfully in a Ukrainian environment.
Each day students have tutoring with native speakers who may also, if needed, accompany them during their evening activities and excursions. This is part of a full-time Ukrainian immersion program for the Ukrainian language-learners.
Students who want to improve their language skills in intensive way, may choose the option Intensive tutoring (75$ per week = 1 hour per day)
A SUMMER YOU WILL NEVER FORGET Outside of the classroom, a supplementary social activities program is designed to make the process of learning Ukrainian interactive and fun. There are a variety of opportunities offered– weekly excursions to local cultural highlights, games, talent contests, parties, barbecues, concerts, etc. The program is comprehensive and exciting. There is always something to do and students are encouraged to participate.
Though studying Ukrainian is the main goal for our students, we also want them to relax and enjoy themselves! Our program is the perfect balance of learning and fun. You are able to improve your language skills while immersing yourself in the true European lifestyle.
TEACHERS All teachers at School of Ukrainian Language & Culture are qualified professionals in teaching Ukrainian as a foreign language. They have extensive experience teaching groups as well as working on a one-on-one basis with students of different levels. They present interesting and challenging level-appropriate lessons. Students are consistently taught and encouraged to use what they learn in conversation, ensuring that Ukrainian learned can be applied in an everyday setting.
Our school is equipped with the latest multimedia, computer, video and audio capabilities. We have a spacious multimedia auditorium for lectures and classrooms for individual lessons. The campus also has a computer lab and full service cafeteria. School of Ukrainian Language and Culture’s facilities and grounds provide an excellent learning environment.
LVIV – THE CULTURAL CAPITAL OF UKRAINE Participation in Ukrainian Language Courses provides students with a rare opportunity for total immersion in one of the most vibrant and culturally diverse cities in Europe.
Lviv is a distinctive city in which the history, culture, and mentality of the East and West merge for an exceptional cultural experience. Lviv's geographic location at the intersection of cultures and civilizations has influenced its development into an important cultural capital. Despite various sufferings brought upon by numerous wars within Lviv's lengthy history, most of the city's breathtaking architectural landmarks remain intact.
Lviv is an open air museum displaying both traditional Ukrainian culture and classic European charm. The city is often aptly called "the soul of Ukraine," and offers many architectural landmarks, a world renowned opera, countless interesting museums and art galleries, historical breweries, beautiful parks and natural areas. Visitors are always taken with Lviv's outdoor cafes, cobblestone streets, and especially the warm and genuine hospitality of its inhabitants.
It is important to feel comfortable and taken care of when you are away from home. At School of Ukrainian Language and Culture (SULC), we guarantee a high standard of housing accommodations. You can choose to either live in one of our newly - built University residence with other students, or elect for a homestay with a caring local family. Whichever you select, we will ensure you feel at home.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE? Undergraduate and graduate students of all majors interested in Ukrainian or Eastern European studies, ukrainian language, culture and heritage are eligible to apply.
Adults, college students, and non-students are also eligible.
CARE & SUPPORT At UCU we understand that in order to achieve their academic potential, students need to feel secure, happy and confident during their time with us. This is why we are committed to providing an unrivaled level of student support. This includes detailed pre-arrival information, meeting students at the airport or train station, full orientation upon arrival, personal counseling for the duration of the program, and a detailed students' handbook.
Our school offers a complete services package which includes tuition, accommodations, most meals, cultural programs, personal care, and attention.