Education in Ukraine

Ukraine has a 99.4 literacy rate.

11 years of schooling are mandatory. As a rule, schooling begins at the age of 6, unless your birthday is on or after September 1.

According to former Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament), Volodymyr Lytvyn, the amount of budget financing for the sphere of education reached about 6% of Ukraine's GDP in November 2009.