How to apply

Admission timeline:

February 1, 2018

Start of the application for 10% tuition discount 

April 30, 2018 

Application deadline to get
10% tuition discount

July 2-29, 2018

Admission exams for
2018/19 academic year

I. How to get 10% tuition discount:

1. Submit documents from February 1 till April 30, 2018:
  • Completed online or paper Application Form 
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Two recommendation letters (in Ukrainian or English)
  • Transcript of your current grades or Bachelor diploma and official transcript if you have graduated already
  • 4 photos 3 cm x 4 cm
  • Copy of a passport
  • Copy of tax ID number 
  • Other relevant documents (publications, test certificated (GRE, TOEFL, IELTS), conference theses, awards)
2. Pass an interview.

Interviews with applicants will be scheduled within two weeks after the documents are submitted. 
Applicants will be invited to an interview in English with two KSE professors. The interviewers will ask questions about the applicant’s educational and professional background, career goals, English-language proficiency, as well as about the applicant’s familiarization with the KSE curriculum. The interview may also include a discussion of the candidate’s application documents. Interviews are scheduled individually for each applicant. 

3. Pass an online test.

After submitting documents, you will be given an access to online test that consists of Economics, Math and English. You can pass it at any convenient time within two weeks. 

Admission decision will be made upon reviewing the application documents, online test and interviewing the applicant and will be announced within one-two weeks after passing the interview and online test. 

II. How to become a student of Business and Financial Economics program at Kyiv School of Economics:
  • Submit documents to the Admission office on July 2-26, 2018
  • Pass an interview on July 2-29
Documents submission and an interview in July are also mandatory for those who received 10% tuition discount. 

Important! In 2018 all Master programs applicants must pass a unified English exam. The registration for the exam will be open from May 14 till June 5. We will provide an additional information about this exam as soon as receive the instructions from the Ministry of Education.

Applicants who have bachelor degree from non-economic field must pass an additional field exam in Economics from May 14 till 31.

It is possible to apply to both KSE full-time MA programs simultaneously (One-Year MA in Business and Financial Economics and a Two-Year MA in Economic Analysis). In this case an applicant should submit one single full package of required documents by the specified deadline either in paper copy or online and include a separate statement of purpose for each of the programs he/she is applying for.

For futher information regarding Master's Programs please contact:

Natalia Zaika

Head of the Academic Affairs Department
067 434 7168


Vitalii Zaiets

Academic Affairs Coordinator
067 434 7163

+38 067 434 7163

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