Ukrainian Students' Association (USA)
The idea of an independent professional association of students occurred in the summer of 1989.December 8-9 1989 the founding congress of the USA was held, which adopted the Program Declaration and Charter of USA.
USA’s important task today is establishing of self-government in schools and consolidating students' liberties in the Ukrainian legislation, the university statutes and documents of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.
USA’s structure consists of a primary union organizations (cells). Primary organizations may have the status of district, city, borough and township branches of the Association. Primary organizations are united in the regional (oblast) branches of the USA. The membership body includes about 6,000 members. The structure of the governing bodies of association are following: Congress, the Coordination Council, Board Chairman.