PROEP: 1. General Provisions

The Provisional Regulations for the Organisation of Educational Process at the National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” (hereinafter referred to as “the Regulations”) is an underlying regulatory document administering the organisation and facilitation of the educational process at the National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” (hereinafter referred to as “the University” or “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”).

The Regulation was created on the basis of the following official documents: Law of Ukraine “On education” dated September, 5, 2017 № 2145-VIII; Law of Ukraine “On higher education” dated July, 1, 2014 № № 1556-VII; Decrees of the President of Ukraine;

Resolutions of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and orders of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine:

- “On approval of the list of specialties and specializations for the training of higher education students”, Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated April 29, 2015 № 266;
- “On implementation of License provisions for introduction of training and education activities in higher education establishments”, Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated December, 30, 2015 № 1187;
- “On approval of the procedure of PhD and D.Sc. candidates’ training in higher education establishments (research establishments)”, Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated March, 23, 2016 № 261;
- “On scholarship acquisitopn”, Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated July, 12, 2016 № 882;
- “On approval of the National Qualifications Framework”, Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated November, 23, 2011 № 1341;
- “On approval of standard number of students (cadets), postgraduate students (service students), doctors of science, PhDs, attendees, interns, residents physicians for one position of an academic member in state higher education establishments of IIIrd and IVth level of accreditation and higher education establishments of postgraduate education”, Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated August, 17, 2002 № 1134;
- “On approval of the Regulation for procedure of the right for academic mobility enforcement”, Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated August, 12, 2015 № 579;
- “On approval of license provisions for introduction of training and education activities”, Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated December, 30, 2015 № 1187 (as amended by Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated August, 7, 2002 № 450);
- “On approval of Regulation for practical training of the students of Ukrainian higher education establishments”, Decree of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine dated April, 8, 1993 № 93;
- “On approval of the Regulation for the procedure of transfer, expulsion and readmission of the students of higher education establishments”, Decree of the Ministry of Education of Ukraine dated July, 15, 1996 № 245;
- “On approval of the Regulation for academic leave of absence and remedial education”, Order of the Ministry of Education of Ukraine and Ministry of Health of Ukraine dated June, 6, 1996 № 191/153;
- “On amendments to Decree of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine dated May, 12, 2015 № 525”, Decree of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine of June, 22, 2016 № 701;
- On approval of document forms for specialist training in higher education establishments”, Decree of the Ministry of Education of Ukraine dated June, 6, 2017 № 794;
- “On approval of Regulation for distance learning”, Decree of the Ministry of Education of Ukraine dated April. 25, 2013 № 466;
- Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute’s official documents:
- Statute of the National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” (new edition), approved with the Decree of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine dated November, 2, 2016 №1308;
- Anti-corruption programme of the National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” approved with the Decree of the University dated May, 13, 2015 № 4-106а;
- The Code of Honour of the National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” approved with the Conference of the labour collective dated April, 9, 2015;
- Internal Rules and Regulations of the National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” approved with the Decree of the University dated April, 21, 2017 № 7-34;
- Provisional Regulations for Academic Plagiarism Preventive System in the National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” approved with the Decree of the University dated May, 21, 2018 № 1-180.

Training and education activities of the University are set to:

  • ensure one’s attainment of higher education of a relevant degree in a chosen specialty;
  • create conditions for personal development and creative self-expression;
  • shape universal human and national values;
  • open up equal opportunities of quality education for young people;
  • ensure well-balanced combination of education, scientific and innovation activities in an educational process;
  • develop and implement innovative pedagogical technologies;
  • democratize educational and academic process;
  • popularize knowledge among the population, raise their educational and cultural level;
  • continuously further education throughout one’s life;
  • integrate higher education into the European and international education areas;
  • foster responsible attitude towards health and environmental awareness.

The educational process of the University comprises intellectual and creative activities in the field of higher education and science conducted at the University through the system of scientific, methodological and pedagogical activities and aimed at the transfer, acquisition, augmentation and use of knowledge, skills as well as formation of the students’ skill set and well-integrated personality.

The aim of the educational process is to realize one’s individual potential, develop one’s creative abilities, and train skilled professionals able to meet social and personal needs while being competitive on both national and international labour markets.

The educational process is built on the principles of scientificity, humanism, democratism, continuity of education, well-balanced combination of education and scientific activities, relation between theory and practice, non-involvement of any political parties, and other public or religious organisations.

The language of educational process at the University is the official language of Ukraine. The Institute/Faculty’s Academic Council can adopt a decision to teach some academic subjects in English or any other foreign language to create conditions for academic mobility; and in this respect it has to ensure students’ knowledge of the respective discipline in the official language. Condition for admission of an academic staff member to teaching in a foreign language is an international certificate of or above B2 level or a respective Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute certificate.

Special groups may be created for foreigners and stateless persons intending to receive higher education at the expense of a person or entity to teach certain academic subjects in foreign languages. In this respect the Ukrainian language as an academic discipline is ensured to be studied by such persons. At the request of some students conditions may be created for their study of a minority language at the level required for professional activities in the opted field using/involving this language.

Being an autonomous educational establishment the University has the right to:

  • develop and implement educational (scientific) programmes within the licensed specialties;
  • independently decide on modes of study and forms of organisation of educational process;
  • opt for Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes specialization according to the International Standard Classification of Education;
  • reassign governmental order between specialties within one specialization;
  • reassign licensed number of students to be admitted in different specialties within one specialization;
  • decide on standard hours for academic staff s educational and other types of activities;
  • reassign number of students per one academic staff member between different specialties within one specialization in consideration of the results of academic staffs scientific activities;
  • appoint Heads of Examination Boards;
  • confer the title of a Professor, Associate Professor and Senior Researcher in accordance with the applicable procedure;
  • conclusively determine acknowledgement, including establishment of equivalence, of Bachelor’s, Master’s, PhD’s, Doctor of Science’s degrees and scientific titles of Associate Professor and Professor in the process of both admission and education and/or for a research and academic staff member;
  • introduce rating system of academic, research and innovative performance of those involved in the educational process;
  • provide complementary educational services and other types of services under the current legislation;
  • independently develop programmes for educational and innovation activities and introduce them;
  • independently introduce specializations, determine their content and programmes of academic subjects;
  • confer higher education degrees upon h students successfully assessed after the completion of a relevant degree course;
  • make the final decision on the conferment of scientific degrees upon persons accredited by specialized Academic Councils;
  • establish general education establishments under the agreement with local authorities, institutes, structural units conducting upgrade qualification courses without the assignment of a legal person status or certain legal entity rights under the current legislation;
  • establish educational complexes, educational and research complexes, educational, research and manufacturing complexes, scientific parks as well as be a member of consolidated businesses;
  • locate the University’s educational units, educational and research units, educational, research and manufacturing units in enterprises, institutions and organisations;
  • establish incentives, including scholarships for students, PhD students and post-graduate students if funds are available in accordance with the procedure and amount set forth by the current legislation;
  • conduct publishing activities, in particular publishing of textbooks, study guides and research papers, newspapers; and develop its own publishing facilities;
  • conduct educational activities in cooperation with foreign educational establishments under coordinated educational programmes;
  • publish scientific and scientific-methodical journals, informational and analytical digests, reference books etc;
  • publish documents on higher education in the government approved format and in its own format, approved in accordance with the procedure established by law;
    give academic staff and students the right to use library and informational resources for free, as well as command the services of research, sport and cultural and educational structural units of the university;
  • pick up talented youth under the current legislation and establish admission plans for specialties and specializations in the range of governmental orders and licensed number of students as prescribed by law.