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Lviv is a unique city, in which the history, culture, mentality of two worlds – the East and the West – are tolerantly merged


School of Ukrainian Language and Culture UCU offers non-intensive courses in Ukrainian for foreign students consisting of 90, 60 or 30 academic hours. Our programs start in October (I semester) and February (II semester). We offer our students some flexibility in their studies. They have an option to join the course after its official commencement or to complete the program before its official closing.

I Semester (2017-2018)

Start and placement test: 4 September 2017

Final test: 15 December 2017

II Semester (2017-2018)

Start and placement test: 5 February 2018

Final test: 18 May 2018

I Semester (2018-2019)

Start and placement test: 3 September 2018

Final test: 14 December 2018

Course description: Students can choose 90, 60 or 30 academic hours of Ukrainian. Those choosing the 30-hour option may continue and enroll for the second 30 hours (1 academic hour = 45 minutes). The scope of the course is focused on general command of Ukrainian, development of all linguistic competences (speaking, reading, listening and writing), and advancement of grammatical and vocabulary competence.

Classes: 90 minutes/twice a week

We offer:

> Qualified native-speaking teachers who have years of extensive training in teaching Ukrainian as a foreign language.

> Small class sizes.  All language classes are taught in Ukrainian! Maximum number of participants in a language class is 6 students.

> Opportunity to obtain 4 ECTS credit points for participation in the entire course on passing the final test

> Diploma and certificate of completion of a course at the Ukrainian Catholic University

Location:  Khutorivka 35-A, Street

Course price: USD 600 (90-hour course), USD 400 (60-hour course), USD 240 (30-hour course)

IMPORTANT: Classes start if 3 and more students have registered for the semester course.

On the first day of the program participants are tested to be placed in the appropriate level. Level changes and group transfers are possible within two to three days after the placement test. Late transfers require consultation with the Academic Director of the Courses.

All language classes are taught in Ukrainian! Maximum number of participants in a language class: 6 students.

You may pay for courses in two ways: 

1 Pay On-line service! (on our Web-page with Credit card)


2 Cash (directly to our cashier upon arrival in Lviv)