In the region there are 13 universities and 28 vocational-technical schools, which train skilled personnel of nearly 120 specialties.
State Universities of Zhytomyr region
Zhytomyr State University named after Ivan Franko – the oldest and most powerful institution in Zhytomyr region.On a consolidated rating of higher educational institutions of Ukraine in 2014 (the “Top-200 Ukraine», «Scopus» and «Webometrics») among 292 universities Zhytomyr State University named after Ivan Franko took is at the 72nd position, and entered the “Top 10” best universities in the Central region of Ukraine.
Chancellor of the university – SAUKH Petro Yuriiovych, Professor, Doctor of Philosophy, corresponding member of the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine, Honored Worker of Education of Ukraine.
Zhytomyr national agroecological university – the only agricultural university of environmental trends in the state and the only national university in Zhytomyr, which is the base for training specialists for most sectors of the economy of Ukraine Polissia (Zhytomyr, Rivne, Volyn regions). Within the framework of the international partnership University cooperates with Japan, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Italy, the USA, Great Britain, France, Denmark, the Netherlands, Lithuania, Russia and other countries.
Chancellor of the university – Skydan Oleg Vasyliovych, PhD in economics, Professor.
Zhytomyr state technological university – a higher education institution of state ownership, which is subordinate to the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. The university is accredited as a whole as an institution of higher education IV (the highest in Ukraine) level of accreditation. ZhSTU trains specialists on full-time and correspondence courses in 10 areas and 9 fields of knowledge and 17 lines. Training is conducted according to 17 licensed professions, where 17 (100%) – are accredited to level III, 13 (76.5%) – accredited to level IV.
Chancellor of the university – Yevdokymov Viktor Valeriiovych, PhD in economics, Professor, member of the Academy of Economic Sciences of Ukraine.