The ONPU FSTI effects programs of preuniversity training for foreign students wishing to pursue their university curses in OPNU as well as studying at other Ukrainian Universities.
The Institute’s main activity areas relate to:
- improving quality of students training
- developing training programs and providing the teaching process according to the specificity of students and their terms of studies,
- developing and improving tutorial and methodical materials (studies programs, manuals and tutorials, dictionaries etc.)
- improving the pedagogical mastery, scientific theoretical and practical background of the teaching staff,
- social cultural and educational work with the aim of rapid foreign students adaptation to a second-language speaking environment within frames of Ukrainian social and cultural life,
- improving material technical basis of the institute and household conditions of foreign students’ accommodation.
The Institute was created in 1975 primarily as the Odessa Polytechnic Institute’s Preparatory Faculty.
The Institute includes 3 Chairs:
- Lingvodidactics Department,
- Ukrainian and Russian languages Department,
- Natural sciences Department.
During years of existence the Institute has trained almost 8000 students from 90 countries of the world.
Foreign students training high quality is confirmed by the governmental licence.
The teaching staff defended about 20 Ph.D. theses in the philology, pedagogy, psychology, mathematics, physics and engineering areas. Institute’s staff is highly experienced in teaching RSL abroad: our lecturers have worked at the higher educational institutions of Austria, Italy, India, France, Finland, Czech republic, Poland, USA, Syria, Algeria, Morocco, Nicaragua, Korea, China, Madagascar, Laos, Afghanistan, Guinea, Yugoslavia.
The training program content is determined by the selected specialty of future studies. The following specializations of training for future university studies are running here:
- engineering science,
- medicine and biology,
- economics science,
Upon successful completion of preuniversity training program which results are confirmed by the successful passing of tests and examinations, the students obtain a Preparatory faculty certificate, appropriate for pursuing studies at ONPU either other Ukrainian Universities.
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