At the beginning of the 2019/20 academic year, 42 higher education institutions operated in the Lviv region. 115,7 thousand students study it in the region. This was reported by Gal-Info on November 17 in the press service of the SES of Lviv region.
According to this indicator, Lviv region ranks third among the regions of Ukraine. Thus, virtually every 20th resident of the region is a student.
Such data were published by the Main Department of Statistics in Lviv region for the International Student Day, which is celebrated today, November 17.
Out of 42 higher education institutions, 14 universities operate, 6 of which are national. These are Lviv National Agrarian University, National Forestry University of Ukraine, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, SZ Lviv National University of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology. Gzhytsky, Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University, Lviv Polytechnic National University.
Also, young people are educated in 4 institutes, 4 academies, of which two are national, 17 colleges, 2 schools and 1 technical school.
In the 2019/20 academic year, 23,8 thousand people entered higher education institutions. 78,4% of students study full-time, 21,6% - by correspondence or in evening classes. 3,9 thousand people receive the second higher education in Lviv region.
Among the students of higher education institutions are almost a thousand - people with disabilities, more than seven hundred - orphans and children deprived of parental care.
Along with Ukrainian students, almost 2 foreign students study. These are mostly young people from India - 22%, Egypt - 13%, Poland - 12%.
This year, 30,4 thousand people completed their studies and received diplomas. Of these, 40% became specialists and masters, 36% - bachelors, 24% - junior specialists. Among the graduates, most are graduates in Social Sciences, Business and Law and Engineering.
14,7 thousand teachers teach in higher educational institutions of the region. Of these, 10,7 thousand scientific and pedagogical workers, half a thousand - scientific and 3,5 thousand - pedagogical workers.
"Today, students of Lviv region show high results in All-Ukrainian and international competitions, which once again testifies to the good level of education of our educational institutions. The student is always activity, creativity, energy, confidence. We hope for our youth and invite everyone to be active and use the opportunities that exist today, "said the director of the Department of Education and Science of the Lviv Regional State Administration Oleh Paska.