Ukrainian Catholic University

The Ukrainian Catholic University is an open academic community living the Eastern Christian tradition and forming leaders to serve with professional excellence in Ukraine and internationally – for the glory of God, the common good, and the dignity of the human person.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Humanities (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



The Ukrainian Catholic University has inherited and continues to uphold the scholarly traditions of the Greek Catholic Theological Academy established in the late 1920s by Metropolitan Andrei Sheptytsky. Rev. Josyf Slipyj was the academy’s first rector. 


The University’s structures of administration are: Founder, President, Senate (Supervisory Council), Rector, the Learned Council of the University, general gathering (conference) of the working collective of the University, Grand Chancellor.


Among UCU’s priority research areas are programs in Ukrainian Catholic theology, the study of problems of today’s world and reconciliation and mutual understanding in Ukraine, “Kyivan Christianity,” and “The UGCC in the conditions of the Soviet regime: Violent liquidation, life in the underground, the struggle for legalization, 1939-1989.” Among research areas in which UCU has, or in the near future plans to develop, as original schools of research are: history, including ecclesiastical and intellectual, research in nationalism, religious studies, separate branches of theology, sociology, ethical and bioethical problems, and applied research in the field of machine learning.

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Housing services

Living in the student Collegium, named after Patriarch Josyf Slipyj, is an important part of life for the entire community of the Ukrainian Catholic University. The Collegium adheres to the high quality of life and respective moral standards of the University.

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