NaUKMA’s mission is to provide conditions for the self-actualization of highly educated, nationally-conscious individuals, able to think independently and to act according to the principles of Justice and Good. NaUKMA adapts the experience of the best foreign universities to the social, cultural, educational and economic needs of Ukraine. This harmonious integration of the best of Ukraine’s educational traditions with global trends has resulted in NaUKMA becoming recognized as one of the best Ukrainian universities. Like the old Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, which created an innovative model of education for a whole region and was a prominent phenomenon of its time, NaUKMA today is more than just a good university. It offers high quality education, and also outputs valuable research results, acts as cultural and spiritual centre for Ukraine’s development.