Konotop Institute of Sumy State University (KI SSU) was established on June 8th, 2001 as the structural subdivision of Sumy State University (SSU). The Institute's structure includes SSU training and consulting centers in Konotop and Konotop Polytechnic School.

Enthusiasm and persistence of the numerous institutions of town and the city council made its contribution into the educational sphere of the Institute.

Konotop Institute of Sumy State University is a separated structural subdivision of Sumy State University. About 3,000 students study at the faculties of the Institute on the full-time and extramural basis.

Vitalii V. Bibyk
Ph.D. in Physical and Mathematical Sciences,

Natalia V. Barbara
Ph.D. in Philological Sciences,
Deputy Director (Education)

Maksym M. Ivashchenko
Ph.D. in Physical and Mathematical Sciences,
Deputy Director (Research)

Dmytro V. Kuzmin
LL.D. in Administrative Law
Head of Distance Education Center

Institute Structure

The Institute consists of 3 departments, 85 staff members; 2 colleges are included.

- Library and Information Center;
- Center of Internet Technologies;
- Problem Laboratories;
- Center of Youth Entertainment;
- Sport Club "Pleiada."

- Student Parliament;
- Sports;
- Art and Culture;
- Students Projects.


- The Department of Basic and General Sciences;
- The Department of Economics and Management;
- The Department of Electronic Devices and Automation;
- The Military Department.


Full-time or correspondent education in such specialties (Bachelor):

  • Business Economics;
  • Finance and Credit;
  • Management;
  • Informatics;
  • Engineering Mechanics;

The Main Research Activities 

1. Historical and cultural studies of Sumy region.
2. Improvement of the management mechanism for enterprises in the modern business environment.
3. Automation of production processes and programming of the microcontroller systems.
4. Improvement of localization systems of methane and coal dust explosions.
5. Phase composition, electrical and magnetoresistive properties of film materials with spin-dependent dispersion of electrons.

International Activity

The Institute cooperates with the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz (Germany), the University of Lorraine (Nancy, France) and participates in academic exchange programmes.

Achievements and International Awards 

Prizewinner of the IV International Exhibition "Modern Education of 2004."
The Honorary Title of the V International Exhibition "Modern Education of 2005."

Contact us

24, Myru st., 41615
Konotop, Sumy Region, Ukraine
Tel/fax: +38(05447)2-51-71
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Contact us

2, Rymskogo-Korsakova st., 40007 Sumy,Ukraine

International Students Office:
Tel/fax: +38 (0542) 33-71-14
E-mail: info@study.sumdu.edu.ua

International Affairs Office:
Tel/fax: +38 (0542) 33-10-81
E-mail: info@dir.sumdu.edu.ua


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