Sumy State University

501–600 th
World University Rankings 2021
601–800 th
Impact Rankings 2021
351–400 th
Young University Rankings 2020
2, Rymskogo-Korsakova Street, Sumy, 40007, Ukraine

About Sumy State University


Located in city of Sumy, capital of the Sumy region in Eastern Ukraine, Sumy State University is a public institution specialising in STEM subjects.

The university was, during the Soviet era, part of the Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute. In 1990, the Sumy Institute of Physics and Technology was founded, renamed three years later as Sumy State University.

Sumy State University provides a wide range of high-quality recreational facilities and activities for its students. These include literary workshops, drama groups, numerous theatre groups, dance clubs and Ukrainian folk ensembles. As well as this, the university has a dedicated club offering nearly 40 different kinds of sports including swimming, basketball, aerobics and boxing.

The city of Sumy has a history stretching back nearly 500 years, and has been the site of many important historical events including being the site of Peter the Great’s army headquarters during the Great Northern War.

The university provides over 70 courses for students to study, with study options available for both undergraduate and postgraduate study.

In addition, Sumy State University works hard to accommodate the needs of international students and provides optional psychological support for those who require it.

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Key statistics

  • 10.0
    No. of students per staff
  • 14%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 9,288
    Number of FTE Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2021 World University Rankings