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 Law of Ukraine “On Higher Education”
The article deals with the theoretical and legal model of activity of higher educational institutions of Ukraine, its conceptual and legal foundations. Having analyzed the nature of a higher educational institution as the main constituent element of the system of higher education and the key subject of educational legal relations, it is proved that it is a legal entity of private or public law, which, on the grounds provided for by national legislation, attaches to public relations and is entrusted with administrative powers.