Powered by Arizona State University, American University Kyiv sets a new standard of higher education in Ukraine

"Powered by ASU" means that AUK and Arizona State University have developed a deep partnership to be able to do something transformational – to offer an American educational learning experience in Ukraine.

This committed long-term partnership harnesses the curricula of hundreds of degree programs and the knowledge and power of ASU's cooperative research initiatives. This unique collaboration between two innovative universities will promote American standards of excellence in education and bring world-class learning to AUK students in Ukraine.

Arizona State University is one of the largest top-ranked public universities in the U.S., with the majority of its learners and faculty in the state of Arizona. ASU has 17 schools and colleges offering over 800 degree programs supported by more than 4,500 faculty members.

Current ASU rankings and recognitions include:

  •  #1 in the U.S. for Innovation, ASU ahead of MIT and Stanford – U.S. News & World Report, 9 years, 2016 – 2024   
  • #1 in the U.S. and #9 in the world for global impact in research, outreach, and stewardship by – Times Higher Education, 2021   
  • #1 public university and in the top five of universities in the U.S. chosen by international students – Institute of International Education, 2021   
  • Top 10 producer of Fulbright awards for both students, faculty – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2021   
  • #6 in the U.S. for total research expenditures among universities without a medical school – National Science Foundation HERD survey, 2021   
  • Top 10 in the world: excellence in employer-student connections – QS World University Rankings 2022 (Education, Excellence)
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The collaboration between AUK and Arizona State University

Some of the AUK student and faculty engagement opportunities include:

  • Learning supported by ASU's state-of-the-art academic resources.
  • Opportunities to participate in dual degrees, accelerated master's degrees, certificates, and immersion programs for qualified AUK students.
  • Student mobility programs.
  • Smart campus design enabling virtual international learning experiences.
  • Access to joint research and development programs with our global partners.
  • A faculty development program to enhance teaching and research outcomes.
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American University Kyiv is part of the Cintana Alliance

AUK was founded in partnership with Arizona State University (ASU) and the US-based company Cintana Education, with which long-term cooperation agreements have been concluded for the purpose of the University's development through its membership in the Cintana Alliance’s global program of universities cooperation.

Cintana Education is a certified public benefit corporation in the field of development of higher and postgraduate education. It helps the Cintana Alliance’s universities around the world to achieve their ambitious goals by granting them access to transformative resources and partners that enable them to provide students with the education they need and thus succeed in the educational services market.

Cintana Alliance members share best practices across regions and fields of study, offer exchange opportunities for students and faculty, provide dual degree programs with other members, and benefit from the scale of a global community of member institutions.

ASU-AUK official letter of partnership

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