Kharkov National University of Economics (KNUE) was founded on the 22nd of October, 1930. Today KNUE is the only state higher school of economics in Eastern Ukraine, training Bachelors, Specialists (experts) and Masters of Economy. The 4-th highest level of accreditation provides the University with a right of training specialists for foreign countries. The University has already trained specialists for more than 50 countries of the world. KNUE uses the technology of continuous education, which includes the system of preliminary training, full-time and correspondence training, postgraduate and doctorate courses. Education processes are carried out on the basis of international state agreements; agreements of KNUE and state programs.
University provides professional development of foreign citizens of all previously mentioned specialities in the form of probation and retraining. Candidate (Ph.D) and Doctor of Science courses are available at the University. Post-graduate course duration is 3 years followed by thesis defence and degrees of Ph.D. in Economics are awarded. Tuition fee depends on the chosen speciality and makes up $800 – 1700 per year..