Zaporizhzhya National University is nationally accredited the highest 4th level and is among the most renowned leading universities in Ukraine. It is a shrine for education and science as well as storehouse for accumulating and spreading out Ukrainian cultural values of Prydniprovia region even far beyond its boundaries. The University body is made of 17 faculties and 59 departments. It incorporates Nikopol Institute and Faculty of Economics and Humanities in Melitopol, Research Institute of Ukrainian Cossacks, Foreign Languages Intensive Study Center, Department of graduate education and extended educational services, Business Education Center.The ultimate goal lies in providing high-quality education after 31 specializations. With over 600 teaching staff, among them 72 professors and doctors, 343 associate professors and PhDs. University is strong in teaching and research work. At present over 14.000 full-time and part-time students study in ZNU. Graduate school allows graduate students to pursue their studies in either of 42 specializations and doctoral studies in either of 12 specializations. It has 4 specialized Boards of Academics for thesis defense.