Summer Ukrainian Language Institute (SULI) extends its deadline for registration

Toronto-Lviv – Summer Ukrainian Language Institute, which is part of the International Institute of Education, Culture and Diaspora Relations (MIOK), Lviv Polytechnic National University, extends its deadline for registration until May 31, 2012for this summer’s course on the Ukrainian Language and Culture in downtown Lviv.

Don’t miss the opportunity to study the Ukrainian Language in Lviv this summer with the best instructors of “Ukrainian as a second language” in Ukraine.  The institute’s instructors are authors of the renown and first of its kind textbook called, “Krok do Ukrainy,” that is especially written for individuals who desire to learn the Ukrainian language.

Olesia Palinska and Oksana Turkevych, the authors of “Krok do Ukrainy,” are in Canada until May 13, 2012. In Canada they were attending a national conference: “Ukrainian Schooling in Canada: To Be Canadian and Remain Ukrainian.”  The conference was organized in Toronto by the Ukrainian National School Board of Canada, Ukrainian Canadian School Board Toronto and the UNF Canada Ukrainian School Initiatives Committee, and with the support of Ukrainian Canadian Congress.

The Summer Ukrainian Language Institute will take place from 7 July to 28 July on campus at Lviv Polytechnic National University. Participants will be provided with accommodation in the university dormitory. Students will receive all the educational materials necessary for learning. In addition to regular classes, MIOK staff has prepared for the participants an entertainment and cultural program: excursions of the city and surrounding area, visits to theatres, meeting with outstanding Lviv celebrities and more. After successful completion of SULI, all participants will be awarded certificates.

SULI is co-organized with Providence Group, a Ukrainian-Canadian company dedicated to international education, raising the profile of Ukrainian institutions of higher learning in Canada and providing opportunities to the Ukrainian youth to study in Canada.  Providence Group acts as a promoter and register of students for SULI, while MIOK, Lviv Polytechnic National University is responsible for curriculum development, teaching, direct administration during the SULI period, and student learning and living environment.

Additional information and on-line registration is available on the Providence Group official website:; or on the social network

On Facebook not only you can learn more about the program, the city, but you can also see PowerPoint presentation about “Krok do Ukrainy.”  While you there, do not forget to “like” us.

In Canada you can reach us at 647-831-2139 or write to us at

To register for the Summer Ukrainian Language Institute, click here now or go to


MIOK, Lviv Polytechnic National Universityand Providence Group

  • Dates:

July 7, 2012  to July 28, 2012
22 Days

  • Schedule

Classes Monday to Friday, 9:30am to 12:30pm;
2:00pm to 4:00pm cultural program.

Saturday and Sunday, entertainment program, tours, excursions, site seeing, meeting famous Lviv residents.

  • Instructors

All instructors are highly qualified with diverse cross-cultural experience.

  • Class Size

6-8 students

  • Opportunities

In June 2012, Lviv will host European Soccer Championship, and you will enjoy all the renovated tourist sites in one of the oldest cities in Ukraine with the most incredible ancient architecture.

  • Location

Your classes will take place at the University. The University is located in downtown Lviv, on Stepan Bandera street. The dormitory is only 20-25 min walk from the University.

  • Visa and Travel to Lviv, Ukraine

You do not need a visa to travel to Ukraine if you are a Canadian, USA or EU citizen. You can stay in Ukraine without a visa up to 90 days.

Lviv international airport allows for direct flights from Vienna, Rome, Warsaw, Frankfurt, and other European cities. From Canada you can catch a connecting flights via any of those cities. Please check for your best option with your travel agent.


Age 18 and over

Valid passport for traveling overseas to be obtained by July, 2012

  • Costs and fees

Fill out the online application registration

Pay non-refundable application fee – $100.00

Tuition and program package costs – $999.00

Deadline for payment is April 30, 2012

This package Includes:

  • Tuition fee
  • Education material and handouts
  • Program and administration fee
  • University Certificate
  • Orientation to the University
  • Orientation to the city
  • 22 nights in the University dormitory, double occupancy (downtown 20-25 min walk to the University where the classes will take place)
  • Bedding – sheets, towels, blankets – regular changes
  • Room cleaning
  • Coffee breaks during classes
  • Drinking water
  • Cultural program
  • City excursions and tours
  • Fellowship parties
  • Outside the city tours

Personal Expenses
Students are responsible for their own personal expenses, including air fare, medical insurance, laundry, telephone service, computer accounts, meals, etc. Students can arrange their own accommodations at their own expense, but they still will be charged for the full package cost. Limited single occupancy at the dorm is available at extra cost of $652.00.

Contact information:+1-647-831-2137 or

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