Physical education and sport is an integral part of the formation of general and professional culture of personality, preserving and strengthening of the health, organization of healthy lifestyle, improvement of the ability to work, creating of the conditions for active educational activity.
The University has 5 sports clubs: chess, volleyball, swimming, wrestling, boxing and kickboxing club.
Besides clubs, there are 18 sports sections in University: badminton, aerobics, cheerleading, basketball (women and men), bridge, athletics, athletic gymnastics and others.
Almost 600 students train in these sections.
Currently, there are 2 Honored Masters of Sports, 3 masters of sports of international class, 7 international grandmasters, 5 international masters of chess, 27 masters of sports among the students and postgraduates.
The University has notable achievements in development of student sports. University athletes participated in competitions at various levels: Ukrainian championships and Cups of Ukraine, the World University Student Games, World and European championships. Among the students there are winners of Olympic Games:
University students were participants of the Olympic Games in Atlanta (1996), Sydney (2000), Beijing (2008) and winners of the Olympics (in 2004 in Athens (Greece)V. Honcharov took first place in the competition in gymnastics), in 2012 at the Olympics in London O. Gvozdyk won third place in boxing competition.
In 2004 P. Elyanov and O. Moyiseyenko of the Ukrainian national team won the World Chess Olympic Games in Mallorca (Spain) and in 2010 they were the first in Khanty-Mansiysk (Russia).
Only for the last 10 years, the students have won about 250 medals of various denominations at the world, European and national levels.