In 2018 the National University "Odessa Law Academy" will become the center of the 2nd stage of the All-Ukrainian students Olympiads in political science and sociology for all higher educational institutions of Ukraine. This decision was made in accordance with the order of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine from December 6, 2017 No. 1572 "On the All-Ukrainian Student Olympiad in the 2017/2018 academic year".
Thanks to the initiative of Sergei Kivalov, Academician, the President of the National University "Odessa Law Academy", the active work of the Faculty of Psychology, Political Science and Sociology and the support of Ulyanova Galina, the Vice-Rector for Scientific Work, the University will host the 2nd stage of the All-Ukrainian Olympiad. This is the place where we create conditions for the realization and development of the scientific and educational potential of students of political sciences and sociology.
Every year the students of the Faculty of Psychology, Political Science and Sociology come to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine with a career-oriented aim. A lot of them are members and active participants of the International Association of Students of Political Science (Ukraine), whose recent annual convention was held in the premises of our Alma Mater. Also, the Faculty of Psychology, Political Science and Sociology is a collective member of the Sociological Association of Ukraine (SAU), and the Dean of the faculty, Yakovlev D., Professor, was elected to the board of this association.
In 2012 with the full support and initiative of Kivalov Sergey, the President of the National University "Odessa Law Academy", the Laboratory of Sociological and Political Studies on the basis of the University established. It successfully caries out empirical research and its students have the opportunity, from the first year, to practice and obtain invaluable experience for their future professional activities.
The political sciences Olympiad for students studying political sciences will take place April 19-20, 2018. The sociology Olympiad for all specialties will take place on May 17-18, 2018 and the political sciences Olympiad for all specialties will take place at the same time. We wish all participants good luck, fruitful preparation and educational inspiration.