Poltava State Medical University
Poltava State Medical University  


Poltava University of Economics and Trade is well known on the territory of the former Soviet Union as Poltava Cooperative Institute for its graduates, research and significant contribution to the development of higher education. The activity it started in 1961 as a teaching and consultation center (TCC), since 1968 it became a department and soon – in 1970 a branch of Lviv Trade and Economics Institute. Associate Professor Anastasia D. Maslova was appointed the head of the TCC and the Acting Dean of the Department.

In 1974 Poltava Cooperative Institute (PCI) was established. Since that time until the early 90s of the XX century the institute had been preparing highly qualified specialists for all Soviet republics. After Declaration of State Sovereignty of Ukraine the Institute was subordinated to the Central Union of Consumer Societies of Ukraine (Ukoopspilka).

About University

The university trains specialists in the field of Finance, Accounting and Auditing, International Economics, Enterprise Economics, Management, Personnel Management and Labor Economics, Information Technologies, Economic Cybernetics, Marketing, COMMODITY RESEARCH and Commerce, Organisation of Trade, Commodity Research and Expertise in Customs. It is situated in the center of Poltava, the spiritual capital of Ukraine and one of the most environmentally-friendly cities of the left-bank Ukraine. The university has a license to train specialists for foreign countries.

The university was accredited the 4th level by the SAC of Ukraine on July 2, 2009, it was chosen for professional training by 50 thousand students from different regions of Ukraine, Russia, Azerbaijan, Moldova, Germany, Turkey, China, Nigeria. Licensed by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine: AB № 072890 of October 16, 2012. Teaching staff includes more than 60 Doctors of Sciences and Professors, 304 Candidates of Sciences and Associate Professors.

The university received the International Certificate 440030QM08 of International Network Certification (IQNet) and German Certification Body for Quality Management Systems (DQS GmbH) of compliance with international quality standards of educational activities ISO 9001:2008 (September 2009). During recertification compliance with ISO 9001:2008 certification was confirmed (May 2012).

The rule of educational activities of the Poltava University of Economics and Trade is performing this activity based on the latest research achievements of university scientists which are the result of personal research in the field of knowledge that form the basis of training for each area.

The university graduates occupy key positions in scientific understanding and addressing today's market reformations, have the necessary knowledge and skills for the development of enterprise business activities and business based on modern local and international experience.

Funds of scientific and educational literature number more than 400,000 printed and 15,000 electronic books on Innovative Information Technology, Commercial Activity, Standardization, Metrology and Quality Management, Certification and Competitiveness of Products and Services, COMMODITY RESEARCH, Economics, Marketing, Management, Food Technology and Equipment, Foreign Economic Activity.

The university has a modern material and technical basis:

-Total area of laboratory premises is over 52.7 thousand square meters;

-Four dormitories, housing 2,150 students;

-38 multimedia lecture rooms;

-35 computer classes;

-Sports Complex "Olympia" (gyms, sports rooms for fitness, a gymnasium for wrestling and boxing, football field with artificial turf);

-According to the rating of MES of Ukraine the university is in the top ten economic universities of Ukraine;

-Membership in the Magna Charta Universitatum;

-Training center for catering;

-There are 1985 university personal computers, which are connected into a common university local area network with access to the Internet and “Uran” with specialized computer labs, electronic reading rooms, home PCs students, graduate students and doctoral candidates have a wide access to the electronic resources both the university library and the best higher education institutions of Ukraine, the U.S. and UK;

-Editing and Publishing Center, which provides annual printing of educational and scientific -literature of over 500 typographical units;

-Free Wi-Fi in the rooms and dormitories of the university;

-Electronic and classical reading rooms, media library with a video room;

-Training abroad in the countries such as Turkey, USA, Montenegro, Egypt, Poland, Switzerland and others;

-Scholarships for study at the higher educational establishments of the Czech Republic, Slovakia, USA, Germany and Poland.

-High computer saturation of educational activities of the institution, wide introduction of computer technologies in educational, research, administrative, library, publishing, accounting and financial activities of the university have ensured its priority among higher educational establishments in Ukraine in terms of computerization of educational activities


Providing of capacity and capability development of students and staff self-realization in their education, research, innovation and organization activity; training of recognized in Ukraine and abroad professionals of new generation – leaders in economics, business, management, servicing, food and Information technologies.

Strategic objective is to ensure the competitiveness of the university on the domestic and European educational services and labor markets.