Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University (TNPU) is one of the leading centers of higher pedagogical education in Ukraine, cultural center of Ternopil. According to the results of Ukrainian higher education institutions consolidated rating TNPU ranks the second among pedagogical universities. During its functioning the university has prepared more than 65 000 specialists for general secondary, professional, higher education institutions. Thousands of our graduates became recognized professionals and experts in the field of education, researchers, known both in Ukraine and abroad. The University takes pride in its 82 doctors of science, 346 candidates of science, 15 Doctors Honoris Causa, academic member of the National Pedagogical Academy of science, corresponding member of the National Pedagogical Academy of science. About 5500 students study at the university now. Тraining of specialists in a wide range of specialties (39 specialties at bachelor’s degree, 41 – in master’s degree, 13 – in graduate school).
Scientific activities at the University are subjected to the formation of innovative science and education area developed in terms of own resources and appropriate conditions for scientific and educational, scientific and technical, technological researches that are aimed to solve global and regional problems. Currently the university pursues linkages with more than 50 partners from 10 countries. Cooperation on conducting research within the framework of international projects realization in the fields of environmental toxicology and chemistry, ecology, comparative biochemistry, STEM technologies, psychology, education, philosophy and analytics, foreign languages, musical art, culture, tourism is especially intensive. The students of the University participate in different international academic mobility programs. There are the permanent summer youth Ukrainian schools for foreign fellows. Leisure and sporting facilities here are various vocal, pop and choreographic groups in the student leisure centre. Thirty sports classes are being developed in the university.