Information Technology

IT sector employs more than 2,000 specialists, working for around 50 companies, most of which are outsourcers. There are the IT-Cluster and a regional branch of 1991 Open Data Incubator in Ivano-Frankivsk.

2000 specialists

50 companies

Ivano-Frankivsk ІТ-Cluster — is a voluntary, independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization, which unites the IT professionals of Ivano-Frankivsk and is designed to develop a competitive national information technology industry in the city. Major objectives: promote IT as a priority sector in the region; represent and advance the interests of the IT industry in the region; develop cooperation between and ensure integration of educational institutions to solve practical problems; creating favorable conditions and environment for IT professionals; etc.

1991 Open Data Incubator Ivano-Frankivsk — is the first Ukrainian non-commercial incubator, designed to transform tons of open public data into real start-ups, which provide services to Ukrainian citizens, businesses and authorities. The incubator looks for projects, which can improve local governance by using open data and guarantee state support.

IT Rally — is the largest annual IT conference, held in Ivano- Frankivsk in the spring. Beginners have a good opportunity to meet potential employers.

StartupCamp — is an annual large-scale IT conference where successful global Ukrainian projects share their experience and inspiring success stories.

Design Village — is a conference devoted to UX and UI-design, branding, calligraphy, social posters, customer relations and project management.

IT Vechornytsi — is a series of events with the aim to build a community of people who will regularly meet to discuss the latest technology and share practices of their application.

IT Education

IT specialists are trained by the following institutions:

  • Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas
  • State Higher Education Institution "Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University"
  • Private Higher Education Institution "King Danylo University"
  • Private Higher Education Institution "Galician Academy"
  • College of Electronic Devices of the Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas
  • Ivano-Frankivsk Financial and Commercial Cooperative College Named After S. Hranat
  • Kalush College of Economics, Law and Information Technologies of the Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas

IT knowledge and skills can be acquired by attending commercial courses, offered by:

  • ІТ Cluster Academy
  • Programming Academy