KMFA helped to promote this change through the last 4 years
Kyiv Mohyla Foundation of America
New law on Education adopted

New Law on Higher Education

Effectively brings about higher education reform

Mutual Success

The approval by Ukraine’s Parliament of a new law on higher education has been welcomed in Ukraine as a major success for the Ministry of Education, the National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy, and the education community in Ukraine.

NaUKMA, under the leadership of Dr. Serhiy Kvit, the university’s president and current minister of education, and Dr. Vyacheslav Bryukhovetsky, its honorary president, working together, with Dr. Lilia Hrynevych, Head of the Parliamentary Committee on Education, and Mykhailo Zhurovsky, rector of Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, who became the head of the Committee for the Reform Legislation on Higher Education, along with experts in education reform, had a leading role in bringing about the new law. Learn More

Kyiv Mohyla Foundation of America, with colleagues in Canada, who formed a group of experts under the leadership of Dr. Roman Petryshyn, also helped to promote this legislative change through the last 4 years. Learn More

The New Law Includes:

Provisions for many reforms that will bring Ukrainian universities into compliance with the Bologna Agreement, will recognize foreign degrees, decentralize administration and simplify the bureaucracy, allow more control to universities and expand student self-governance, and will promote transparency.

The assistance of members of the Ukrainian diaspora in promoting this educational change are recognized and appreciated. Learn More


September 14, 2014


September 16, 2014
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