Journal of Sociology and Anthropology
ISSN (Print): ISSN Pending ISSN (Online): ISSN Pending Website: Editor-in-chief: Apply for this position
Open Access
Journal Browser
Journal of Sociology and Anthropology. 2018, 2(2), 90-92
DOI: 10.12691/jsa-2-2-9
Open AccessArticle

Information Adaptation of International University Students under the Conditions of Multicultural Educational Environment

Zhanna Davydova1, , Olga Balyuk1 and Dzheren Kurbanova1

1Department of social and biomedical disciplines, Kharkiv Institute of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences of OHEE KMU, Kharkiv, Ukraine

Pub. Date: November 20, 2018

Cite this paper:
Zhanna Davydova, Olga Balyuk and Dzheren Kurbanova. Information Adaptation of International University Students under the Conditions of Multicultural Educational Environment. Journal of Sociology and Anthropology. 2018; 2(2):90-92. doi: 10.12691/jsa-2-2-9


The global trend of growing academic mobility for both of university students and educators lead to increase of number of international students getting education in Ukraine. The quality level of training specialists for foreign countries in Ukrainian universities greatly depends on effective organization of educational process and socio-cultural and information adaptation of international students. The article presents the ways for adapting foreign students to multinational educational environment. The technology includes moving up by three stages of informational progress from direct management through co-management to self-management of activity. Pedagogical means are proposed at each stage. They are widely implemented in the educational process of Kharkiv Institute of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. It is concluded that information adaptation of foreign students should be based on personality-oriented, activity-oriented and communication-oriented approaches.

foreign students information adaptation multicultural environment educational technology

Creative CommonsThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit


[1]  Paris communiqué, Paris, May25th, 2018. [Online]. Available:
[2]  Іноземні студенти в Україні [Foreign students in Ukraine] [Online] Available:
[3]  Drozhzhina D. Изучение адаптации иностранных студентов: дискуссия о методологии [Study the adaptation of international students: discussion about methodology], Higher education, 1(3), 2013, 33-47.
[4]  Opindi L. Проблемы адаптации иностранных студентов к Российской действительности [Problems of adaptation of international students to Russian Reality], Youth International Forum [Online] Available: № 3(42). URL:].
[5]  Kazantseva V. Информационная культура личности: социально-философский анализ [Information culture of a personality: social-philosophical analysis, Krasoyarsk, 2008, 168.