Institute of International Students Training

V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University

Natural Sciences Department

Course Summaries
Course name:

Physics (for foreign students at the Preparatory Departments at higher educational institutions of Ukraine)


PhD (Physics and Mathematics), Associate Professor Victor O. Shalaiev; Senior Lecturer Valentine S. Ushakova; Lecturer Anna V. Klimenko



Duration of the course:

Preparatory Department: 1-2 semesters.

Total class hours:

  • Engineering specialties make 150 class hours
  • - Biomedical specialties make 136 class hours

Language of teaching:

Ukrainian, Russian, English.

Course summary:

The program of Physics is approved by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (07.07.2004).

The program of Physics destine for foreign students who came to Ukraine for higher education.

The study of Physics course occupies an important place in the system of the Preparatory Department of Biomedical specialties and Engineering specialties. The course has a number of thematic modules: « Introductory сourse», «Kinematics», «Dynamics», «Statics», «Hydrostatics», «Mechanical vibrations and waves».

The main target is studying physical terminology and vocabulary that required for repeating the already known information and learning new materials; preparing students for study at Biomedical specialties and Engineering specialties and other specialties at higher educational institutions of Ukraine.