In order to master the Ukrainian language, foreign citizens have the opportunity to study at the Preparatory Courses for Foreigners and Stateless Persons. The main goal is to learn the language as a means of communication and mastering the skills of speaking, writing, reading, listening. Main areas of training: Disciplines taught: Training period - 10 months (September-June). Foreign citizens who have successfully completed the curriculum receive a certificate of the state standard, which gives the right to enter the Sumy State Pedagogical University named after A.S. Makarenko and higher education institutions of Ukraine. Participants