On September 20th, SumDU athletes celebrated a holiday - International Student Sports Day.

According to the program (, the XVI International Scientific and Engineering Conference “Hermetic Sealing, Vibration Reliability and Ecological Safety of Pump and Compressor Machinery" - "HERVICON+PUMPS-2020" was held online at Sumy State University.

On September 14th, Sumy State University held an unforgettable event, which symbolizes the beginning of a new stage of freshmen’s lives - "Students initiation ceremony". This year, considering the quarantine restrictions, the festival was held in a video format, but no less creative and spectacular, with many surprises and gifts.

On September 10th-13th, Koblevo hosted the International badminton tournament among veterans and amateurs, which brought together about 190 participants of different ages from Ukraine, Moldova and India.

In 2020, 1 025 students are admitted to the first-year full-time study at SumDU based on a full general secondary education, and that is 15% more than in 2019.

In 2020, 7 projects from SumDU were supported within the EU Erasmus+ programme, category - the Jean Monnet programme, which is the highest indicator in Ukraine. In total, out of 278 applications submitted by the national HEIs 38 projects were supported by the European Commission. The success of Sumy State University is a clear confirmation of the team's efforts to integrate into the European and world educational spaces, the introduction of European standards and values into the university activity.

Sumy State University has launched two new joint projects with the Czech Republic aimed at strengthening the capacity and cooperation of young teachers, researchers, masters, and doctoral students in selected Ukrainian universities, as well as international credit mobility.

On September 7th, the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Ukraine Anka Feldhuzen visited Sumy State University.

On September 2nd, the official results of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings were presented. Sumy State University significantly improved its position and entered the 501-600 world universities ranking group. SumDU takes the leading 1-2 position among Ukrainian universities.

Sumy State University confirmed its leading position and the status of one of the best higher education institutions of Ukraine once again according to the results of the ranking list of entrants to the state-funded form of education!