On August 31, at the Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University, a solemn dedication of the freshmen students took place.



Education Field 0301 “Sociology”

Speciality 6.030101 “Sociology”

Qualification granted: Bachelor of Sociology


The Bachelor of Sociology is trained for the organizational and administrative, technical, analytical and research activities in the social, economic, and political spheres. Students must study the humanitarian, social and economic, fundamental and professionally oriented courses. A specialist of “Sociology” learns to define priority issues of the Ukraine social development and its regions and investigate it practically; to develop specific recommendations for resolving social contradictions and conflicts, advancing work organization forms, its division and cooperation, improving employment conditions; to draft programs of the economic and social development enterprises, the social and cultural activities fund; to provide the methodical assistance to employees of organizations and enterprises on the resolution of social problems.



Education Field “Social work”

Speciality 231″Social work”

Qualification granted: Bachelor of Social Work


The Bachelor program provides the knowledge on determine the conditions and resources required for the implementation of social work various areas and social interferences types, provision of the social services to the different strata of people, individuals, and families. Students learn to determine community conditions that can influence conducting different social work branches and social interferences types, providing social services to the diverse sections of populations, individuals or families. Besides, they investigate methods and tools of research aimed at the evaluation of the existing conditions and the social work resources; learn to collect data regarding professional interference conditions and resources on the community level, the social group, certain family or an individual, and information regarding vital activity resources of families or individuals, who request help of the social services.


Courses held within specialty training: History of Ukraine, Philosophy, History of Ukrainian Culture, Foreign Language (English), Ukrainian Language (for the professional purposes), Pedagogy, Social and Correction Pedagogy, Personality Socialization (Human Deontology), History and Theory of Social Work, General Sociology, Social Politics, General Psychology, Introduction to the Social Work Specialty, Technologies and Approaches of Social Work, Social Work Practice, Labor Protection and Safety of Vital Activity, Social Work Management, Social Work with Different Client Groups, Social Work in Different Living Environments, Principles of the Ecology, Principles of the Computer Science; Principles of the Scientific Research; Social Protection; Individual Information Activity; Personal Psychology; Social Conflicts Management; Social and Demographic Statistics; Imagology; Time Management; Principles of the Economy Theory; Public Relations; Political Science; Principles of the Law; Politics and Poetics; the Science of Logic; Study of Religion; Social Work in Foreign Countries; Social Work in Crisis; Document Support of Social Work; Training Planning and Delivering Technologies; Social Work with Families; Social Rehabilitation of People with Special Needs; Gender Pedagogy and Psychology; Second Foreign Language (English); Second Foreign Language (for the professional purposes); English Special Course (Principles of Social Work); Valeology; Social Tutoring.



Education Field “Psychology”

Speciality 0301 “Psychology”

Qualification granted: Psychologist


Within the course, students study the modern views to psychological processes and statuses, psychological development and diagnosis, conflicts and approaches to their solving; learn the psychological data collection and methods of analysis; gain the fundamental knowledge about the theoretical and methodological background and the basic research data of the individual industries in psychology. Successful course termination supposes acquiring of academic and professional skills and knowledge, ability of solving typical conflicts in psychology. Postgraduate Degree with the qualification of Bachelor on Psychology can operate in the following sectors of national economy: health care, physical culture and social affairs; education; science and scientific services; and the citizen associations.





Education Field 05 “Sociology”

Specialty 054 “Sociology”

Qualification granted: Master of Sociology


Training of Master’s degree is the combination of theoretical knowledge and practical skills. During the training, students formed a scientific worldview; the knowledge of the basic laws of development of nature and society, the key stages of development of humanitarian and socio-economic sciences. Masters study the world paradigms of sociological thought; explore man’s place in the social world, in general – the relationship of nature and humanity; the place of culture in human development, types of cultures and the system of basic cultural values, social identity of religious doctrines and beliefs. They become familiar with the content of modern sociology as a science, define its role in modern society in the study of globalization and social integration processes; study the methodology and methods of concrete sociological research and modern information technology.



Education Field “Social work”

Speciality 231 Social Work

Qualification granted: Master of Social work


Future Masters of Social Work learn to understand and analyze the principles of the state social policy formation in the context of the professional social work; to know the modern technologies of the innovative activities in the field of the professional social work; to apply sociologically, psychologically, and holistically oriented models of social work; to provide training in the theory and practice of social work in accordance with national and international standards; to conduct research and present its results; to practice the support of the learning and teaching process.

Department of Sociology


Liudmyla A. Liapina – the Dean of the Faculty of Sociology, PhD in Political Science, Reader at the Department. Research interests: ethno sociology, multiculturalism.


Iryna A. Meizhys – the Head of the Department of Sociology, grand PhD in Pedagogic Science, Professor of Sociology. Research interests: social psychology, sociology of personality.


Artur M. Fesenko – the Deputy of Dean, PhD in Historical Science, Reader, Reader at the Department. Research interests: political history, political technologies, sociology of mass communication, advertising, public relations, electoral technology, sociology of management, sociology of labor and employment, state social policy.


Bohdan B. Bondarets – the Teacher at the Department, Master of Sociological Science. Research interests: sociology of youth and advertising, social philosophy, methodology of sociological research.


Oleh V. Borodenko – the Senior Lecturer at the Department, PhD in Philosophical Science. Research interests: sociology of literature, sociology of creativity, history of sociological thought.


Liudmyla V. Kalashnikova – the Reader at the department of Sociology of the Department, PhD in Sociological Science. Research interests: methods of the sociological information processing, administration of the sociological services activity, sociology of deviations, sociology of safety.


Iryna I. Ivanova – PhD in Pedagogic Science, Reader at the Department. Research interests: for the last 7 years:2009 – 2014research activities within the topic “Formation of professional identity and professional competence of students of various professional orientation,” 2014 – 2016- gender perspective in study of the institute of family, ethnic relations in the southern Ukraine.


Natalia V. Rozhanska – PhD in Sociological Science, Reader. Research interests: sociology of education, social psychology, career counseling.


Viktoriia O. Chorna – the Lecture at the Department, the member of Sociological Association of Ukraine. Research interests: sociology of migration, labor migration, the demographic process.


Dinara A. Loktionova – the Lecture at the Department, PhD in Political Science. Research interests: electoral sociology, sociology of politics, visual sociology, qualitative methods in sociology.



Department of Social Work, Management and Education


Hanna V. Koval – the Head of the Department, the Doctor of Public Administration, Professor. Research interests: sphere of public administration, local government, state youth politics.


Yuliana V. Palahniuk – the Doctor of Public Administration, PhD in Political Science, Reader, Professor without academic statues of the Department. Head of the Department of the Jean Monnet`s program  at the Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University. Research interests: State Euro-integrated policy of Ukraine, European integration, social standards of EU, mass media and civil society, public administration.


Dmytro V. Sai – the Senior Lecturerat the Department, PhD in Pedagogical Science. He was awarded for the voluntary activity from Sheikh Isa bin Ali Al Khalifa (Bahrain) and NGO “Good Work Society” (Bahrain). He studied at Tufts University (USA), where he obtained a master’s degree in the specialty “Development of Children” and in the specialization “Children with special needs”. Research interests: orphaned children, children with special needs, moral values, voluntary activity, non-formal education.


Tetiana Y. Skyba – the Senior Lecturer at the Department, PhD in Public Administration. Research interests: higher education reforming, Public Administration.


Nataliia H. Mostova – the Head of the medical service room.


Ruslan V. Chubuk – PhD in Pedagogical Science, Reader. He is a member of the Ukrainian Academy of Acmeology, of the “Applied (professional) Acmeology Department.”


Natalia L. Malynovska – PhD in Historical Science, Reader.


Tetiana S. Popova – PhD in Pedagogical Science, Reader.


Andrii V. Antonov – the Doctor of Public Administration, Reader.


Department of Psychology


Yaroslav V. Vasyliev – the Head of the Department, Doctor of Psychology, Professor. Research interests: psychology of individuality.


Viktor I. Kanevskyi – PhD in Psychology, Reader, the Deputy Head of the Department. Research interests: crisis counseling, distant counseling, psychology of group work.


Iryna V. Astremska – the Reader of the Department, PhD in Psychology. Research interests: supervision.


Natalia B. Lukina – the postgraduate student, teaching assistant, Leading Specialist of the Department. Research interests: general Psychology, target orientation, perfectionism.


Inna M. Khorzhewska – PhD in Psychology, Reader. Research interests: psychological bases of formation professional culture, the problem of professional deformation of the specialist. She is collaborating with the psychological service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Mykolaiv region.


Anna R. Lukianenko – PhD in Psychology, Senior Lecturer. Research interests: the psychology of personnel management, psychological health in professional occupation, peculiarities of representatives of different occupations, the career-guidance, self-actualization of the individuality.


Victoria M. Husak – the Senior Lecturer of the Department. Research interests: the development of psychological culture and personal maturity of students facilitated subject-subjective approach in higher education, interactive methods of teaching, informal education during the life, T&D technologies.

Hanna V. Vasylieva – PhD in Psychological Science, Reader. Research interests: psychodiagnostic of personality, Children’s Pathopsychology, Psychotherapy and psychocorrection, psychosomatic disorders, addictive behavior, Psychology of Sexuality, Gender Psychology.

Olha M. Amplieieva – PhD in Psychological Science, Senior Lecturer. Research interests: General and Experimental Psychology, History of Psychology, Counseling Psychology, professional development of individual, Practical Psychology.

Nina I. Shylova – Teaching assistant at the Department of Psychology. Research interests: Developmental and Educational Psychology.

Department of Philosophy


Volodymyr L. Havelia – the Head of the Department, the Doctor of Philosophical Science, Professor. The member of Saints Cyril and Methodius academy of Slavic education. Research interests: national security globalization, Philosophy of Science.


Larysa V. Bronnikova – PhD in Philosophical Science, Reader at the Department. Research interests: Philosophy and Methodology of Science, Social Philosophy, Philosophy of Education.


Maryna M. Kostelniuk – the Senior Lecturer, Master of History. Research interests: history of Ukrainian state-building.


Nataliia V. Marhelis – Reader at the Department. Research interests: Philosophical Anthropology, Philosophy of Culture, Ethics, Esthetics.


Anatolii O. Osypov – the Doctor of Philosophical Sciences, Professor. Research interests: Phenomenology, Philosophical Anthropology, spirituality issues, Philosophical Hermeneutics.

Educational, Scientific and Production Laboratory “Mykolaiv Center for Sociological Research” of the Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University is a structural subdivision of the Department of Sociology at the Faculty of Political Science.

In Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University at the Institute of Postgraduate Studies, the Center of social and psychological support, professional development and employment promotion.

We are happy to welcome future students in the halls of Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University. You have the unique opportunity to apply and study at one of the best universities in the south of Ukraine. Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University is a place where we’ve developed our own culture, customs, and traditions. Each student here gets the opportunity to shine, explore, hear, and be heard.

Our university is one of the youngest in Ukraine. It occupies the geographic location where Mykolaiv port craft school was formed by the Decree of the Emperor in 1862. Since those times there have been educational institutions of various types.

In this section you can get acquainted with leaders BSNU.

Significant Dates

We present you a calendar of the major dates of the Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University.

Currently, there are many conditions for the development of new generations of young specialists in the Petro Mohyla BSNU. Material base of the university includes 12 buildings combined into a single set – campus. These conditions are set forth in an effort to create a comfortable learning environment and encourage study. Everything we do is for you, for your benefit and convenience.
The university has the library stocked with 169442 copies. The fund of the department of literature in foreign languages has 22000 copies in 44 languages. The structure of the library includes 1 subscription and 3 reading halls with total amount of 238 seats.

January 17, 1998 Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University opened the Gallery of Arts. The old noble academic tradition of creating centers of national culture in educational institutions was re-established.

In order to create a national center of higher education and humanitarian cultural center created an educational complex “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” Nicholas and educational, scientific and cultural center.

Events and Announcements

Olbian Forum – 2018

PMBSNU is pleased to invite you to participate in the International Scientific and Practical Conference “Olbian Forum-2018: Strategies of the Black Sea Region in the Geopolitical Space,” which will take place on June 7-10, 2018 (Koblevo village, Mykolaiv Oblast, Ukraine).

The purpose of the forum is to exchange international experience of the Black Sea region countries regarding the identification of the best ways, directions, and the nature of theoretical, practical, and educational reforms adapted to European standards on the following issues: public administration; energy; radiation, technogenic and ecological safety of man and the environment; ecology; information technologies; philosophy; political science; sociology and linguistic culture, in the difficult conditions of the global financial and socio-economic crisis.

Please, contact us to get more information and join the event!

Deadline: May 14, 2018.
Phone: (0512) 76-55-99
Phone/fax: (0512) 50-00-69
E-mail: of@chmnu.edu.ua


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СashCode 2017

On June 8, at 13:00 pm the system programming competition #CashCode with the money prize will take place in PMBSNU.



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