The University holds the leading position among the educational institutions of the region, increases its rating in the world of science, it generates cultural-educational and social-patriotic initiatives, helps the local citizens to reveal new horizons of thinking and intellectual existence. This is made possible by the joint efforts of the teaching staff and the students, the whole of the University community.
At the Cherkasy National University, 8 educational-scientific institutes and 2 faculties, 8 scientific-research institutes and scientific-research centres, 7 scientific-research laboratories and 15 scientific schools, a scientific library and the Centre for Youth Innovations work on expanding the horizons of today and shaping the future.
The powerful basis of the Cherkasy National University human resources is provided by 58 Doctors of Sciences, Professors and 311 Candidates of Sciences.
The essence and the goal of educational process is to provide state-of-the-art education, that gives the graduates the knowledge, skills and competences necessary to start a career in scientific and professional areas, to carry out research that would make a considerable contribution into the development of science and economy and foster the development of Cherkasy, Cherkasy region and the whole Ukraine.
Students of Cherkasy National University are pragmatic, easy-going, determined, proactive, patriotic and romantic. They easily embrace the principles of academic mobility, value their identity and student fellowship, they treat education as a means of personal growth and socialization, while putting the primary focus on the problems of Ukraine, they learn to think on a globally international scale. The University creates a common space for the students to express their creativity in studies and in science.
The University has established itself as a higher educational establishment of European standards. Considering the role and the place of Ukraine on the international arena, the University efficiently carries out a scientific and educational policy which is both western and eastern at the same time, striving to strengthen its positions in all possible directions. The University has expanded its scope of residency for the teachers, student exchange for internship abroad, obtaining information from abroad in the areas of planning, organization and implementation of educational process.