On October 16th, the International Affairs Department organized an online event "SumDU in the Erasmus+ community" for the university students and researchers. The purpose of the flashmob is to present the scholarship and grant opportunities of the programme, as well as the success stories of its implementation at SumDU.

The video "Your voice is important", developed by a creative group of students and postgraduates of SumDU “Backstage of Life”, as well as the video "Your vote in the election has the power" by the Head of SumDU Media Center Maryna Osiukhina were recognized as the best in the nomination "Art Video".

In difficult quarantine conditions, in compliance with all anti-epidemic measures, athlete students of SumDU continue the training process and prepared well for the competitions and winnings in prestigious sports arenas. Our judo students performed successfully at the Championship of Ukraine on October 14th-15th in Zaporizhia.

Sumy State University took 1st place among more than 200 domestic HEIs in the number of prizes in the All-Ukrainian competition of student research works of 2019/2020 academic year, once again confirming the high level of scientific qualification of students.

In October 2020, on the initiative of the Department of Management, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Sumy State University and Washington State University (Pullman, USA). The Memorandum provides for joint work in conducting research, training, advanced training, organization, and participation in joint projects.

Sumy State University develops cooperation with the world's leading higher education institutions and international organizations. Thanks to modern information technologies, scientists and students actively exchange knowledge and experience with foreign colleagues, organize and conduct joint lectures and seminars in English.

By the Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine № 1231 of October 6th, 2020, four students of SumDU and its separate structural subdivisions were awarded personal scholarships of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.

On October 6th-9th, the first stage of the international school "Media Literacy in the Regions of Ukraine" took place on the basis of the Department of Journalism and Philology of SumDU, which is implemented with the financial support of the German Embassy in Ukraine.

The DOU.UA portal has published a new ranking of universities for the IT industry (, which is based on the results of the 2020 admission campaign.

The Department of Management of SumDU conducted the first lesson within the new training module "International Business Strategies", which provides joint virtual learning for students of business schools from all around the world.