Odessa State Environmental University provides pre-university training of foreign citizens in the following areas:
- Engineering and technical;
- Medical and biological.
While studying at the Preparatory department, foreign students learn Ukrainian or another language (by choice), as well as study the following disciplines depending on the chosen area: mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, economics, geography and others. Studies lasts one academic year according to the curriculum. International students, who have successfully completed the curriculum, receive a state certificate, which entitles them to enter the Odesa State Environmental University and other institutions of higher education in Ukraine.