WASHINGTON, D.C. The over 200 members of the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC), www.USUBC.org, are proud to welcome American University Kyiv (AUK) as a member.

AUK is the first university in Ukraine designed as an innovative world-class institution with its foundation fully based on U.S. higher education standards. It is also the first university to partner with Arizona State University (ASU), one of the largest and the most innovative university in the U.S., with more than 135,000 students, ranked by US News & World Report as the most innovative in America. This strategic partnership gives AUK access to ASU curriculum, exchange programs and unique opportunities to offer dual degrees from both universities – AUK and ASU.

In collaboration with Arizona State University and the Cintana Alliance, AUK is committed to embodying its mission – to educate leaders of the future and act as a catalyst for transforming the educational system of Ukraine.

“Education is the foundation for ensuring economic prosperity and sustainable development. - said Rick Shangraw, AUK President, - AUK is a new university in Ukraine that is giving Ukrainian students access to the American education system and building successful careers. We are aiming to prepare the new generation of professionals to rebuild Ukraine after the war and make it the most successful country in the region”.

The over 200 members of the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC), welcome American University Kyiv (AUK) as a member. Education is crucial for Ukraine’s future and development and American University Kyiv sets a new standard of higher education for Ukraine. USUBC has been working with AUK on preparing Ukraine’s leaders of today for the challenges of tomorrow.outlined USUBC CEO & President Morgan Williams.  "USUBC has sponsored two large webinars with AUK where their leadership spoke about the university and their long-term plans."

AUK offers undergraduate, graduate, and lifelong learning programs in IT and Business, expanding its portfolio to other areas in the coming years. Powered by Arizona State University, AUK also supports pathways for dual degrees, accelerated master’s degrees, certificates, and immersion programs. AUK provides its students with the career-driven education making an accent on the skills and knowledge which are highly demanded on the market.

We are preparing our students to their first and last jobs making sure they have the necessary set of skills to start their successful careers right after graduation. That is why cooperation with U.S.-Ukraine Business Council is an opportunity for us to be closer to the successful and exemplary businesses and to provide our students with the necessary business connections, internships and scholarship possibilities”, outlined Dr. Roman Sheremeta, AUK Founding Rector.

AUK faculty are international English-speaking lecturers from all over the world and top scientists from Ukraine. Among them are Fulbright Scholars, highly ranked scientists, and recipients of prestigious European and U.S. awards.

The first campus of American University Kyiv is located in the historic River Port Building on the Poshtova Square along the right bank of the Dnipro River. Built in 1961, AUK is bringing this iconic building back to its former glory, and by doing so is providing students with the opportunity to study in a beautiful historic location, equipped with the latest education technologies.

For more information, please visit the AUK website: https://auk.edu.ua/en/




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