About Elit

The Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology (ELIT) is one of the most powerful faculties of Sumy State University. It is on the crest of the rapid development of computer and information technology in both business and science. For several years in a row, the ELIT faculty has been ranked first among the faculties in the SSU internal rating.

Studying at the Faculty of Elit you will gain unique knowledge in the field of modern information technologies, IT project management, nano and biotechnology, programming, computer and web-design, database administration, computer modeling, industrial electronics, systems automatic control, power engineering and applied mathematics.

About 150 teachers, including a corresponding member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 20 professors and doctors of science, more than 120 associate professors and candidates of sciences - all of them help students to successfully acquire knowledge in their chosen field, and encouraged to participate in the academic life of the university.

Science and Innovation

Elit students participate in basic and applied research, working closely with internationally-trained specialists in nanotechnology, computer science, physics and microelectronics. Graduates have the opportunity to continue their postgraduate studies, not only at our university, but also at leading universities in the Czech Republic, Poland, Germany, China, France and Slovakia.

The students of the Faculty are annual participants and winners of prestigious all-Ukrainian and international conferences, olympiads and competitions. The best of them are awarded by scholarships of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the President of Ukraine and the National Academy of Sciences. Shestopolova, the George Sharpack Prize and others.

The Faculty has postgraduate and doctoral degrees in more than ten scientific disciplines, and a specialized scientific council for the defense of PhD and doctoral theses has been created and is successfully operating. The faculty has created all the conditions for education and personal development, open opportunities for self-realization and career growth, from the student's bench to the doctor of sciences, professor.

International Activities

The Faculty additionally offers students a parallel education at European universities, which confirms the high level of preparation and extends the opportunities for employment, including those abroad. The faculty is profoundly studying foreign languages, conducting summer language practices in the countries of Western Europe and the USA. Elit faculty are active participants in international grant programs annually, such as Fulbright, Erasmus Mundus, DAAD and Summer Schools in Germany, Italy, Poland and Lithuania. It is already a good tradition for students to participate in work practice programs in the US - Work and Travel, Poland - Work in Poland and enterprises in Western Europe: LG, Simens and others.

Perspective Employment

The Faculty has been successfully collaborating with the world's leading IT companies and world-renowned software and electronics manufacturers. Faculty partners include Intel, Cisco, Microsoft, 1-C, Siemens, Hewlett-Packard, National Instruments and many more. And companies such as Net Cracker, PortaOne, MindK and AMC Bridge have created ELIT-based training laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment, where all faculty students have the opportunity to study and prospects for further employment. In addition, students of the faculty are given a unique opportunity to study and simultaneously work in partner companies with the aim of gaining professional experience even during their studies.

Quality training ensures the success of our graduates, who in the future become: Doctors and Candidates of Sciences, directors of institutes, deans and vice-rectors of universities, top managers of large enterprises of Ukraine, Europe and the world, investors, executives, leading programmers and heads of departments of well-known IT companies, executives of successful Internet projects, MPs.

Department of Electronics and Information Technology in figures


of students, PhD-students and faculty staff take part in international academic mobility programmes


of undergraduate students are employed by Electronics and IT companies

30 000

is an average monthly salary in IT sphere in Ukraine (according to WorldBank)



Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology, Sumy State University
116, Kharkivs'ka, str., Room ET239, 40007


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