Sumy State University is located in Sumy city in the North-East of Ukraine. Its history began in 1948. Today, SSU is a leading university of a classical type with the III-IV accreditation level in the region.
The University currently serves about 15,000 students who are pursuing pre bachelor, bachelor, specialist and master degrees in 51 majors and 22 fields of knowledge. About 1300 foreign students represent almost 50 countries worldwide.
Sumy State University is included in Global Research University Profiles (GRUP) by ShanghaiRanking. SSU is also included in the directory of world’s best universities by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
Sumy State University enters the TOP-group (3%) of leading universities of the world and is classified as a university with high research intensity according to the international ranking of higher education institutions QS World University Rankings. According to this rankings, SSU enters the group of leading Ukrainian universities. SSU also ranked 101-150 among the fastest-rising young stars of the higher education world by the QS.
According to the worldwide Internet rankings Webometrics and uniRank University Ranking, SSU takes the 4th places among Ukrainian universities. It also takes high positions in the European ranking U-Multirank that identifies most of indicators of academic, extracurricular, international and other activity of SSU as being higher than the world average value.