Sumy State University is located in Sumy city in the North-East of Ukraine. The university was established in 1990 as an independent institution with the origins dating back to 1948. It offers study programs in all major faculty areas: Engineering and Technologies, Life Sciences and Medicine, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities. The University currently serves about 14,000 students who are pursuing pre-bachelor, bachelor, and master degrees in 51 majors and 22 fields of knowledge. About 1600 foreign students represent almost 50 countries worldwide.
Sumy State University is the first Ukrainian higher education institution, which passed an independent QS Stars audit in 2014 and was given the highest points (5 stars) in such categories as Teaching, Engagement, Access and E-learning.