In the article on the basis of the current national legislation taking into account modern challenges, an innovative model of higher education institution in Ukraine is outlined.
The article deals with the problem of formation of the university’s mission in the legal discourse of the educational paradigm. The analysis of modern European and national tendencies of universities has shown the relevance of the transition from simple awareness or even enlightenment to a higher level of competence development of future specialists. Today, such a system of universities is relevant, the essence of which is based on qualitative knowledge, competencies, pedagogical innovations, development of own competence.
The article examines the influence of integration processes on the development of the system of higher education in Ukraine, examines the concept of integration in higher education, defines the content of the concept of the integration environment in the process of training future specialists.