Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv 

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv is a research university with a classic tradition and is the leading establishment of higher education in Ukraine. Founded in 1834, Kyiv University may boast of generation after generation of academics, lecturers and students who have made invaluable contributions to science, education, culture and society, to improve the lives of the people of our country. Over many decades, each generation of graduates has added to the greatness and glory of their alma mater. Each passing year has seen university strengthen its leading position in science, education and the culture of both Ukraine and the whole world. Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv is today a classic university with a distinct research profile, and the leading contemporary academic and educational hub of Ukraine. The high status of a classical research University is underpinned by the numerous academic achievements of its staff. The academic potential of Kyiv University is today demonstrated by more than 60 full members and corresponding members of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine, 626 members of staff with Doctor’s degrees and 1,645 staff with higher postgraduate degrees.More than 26 thousand students study at the University. Approximately 1,645 postgraduate students and 125 PhD students. The University awards Junior Specialist’s, Bachelor’s, Specialist’s and Master’s degrees, Higher Qualification Post-graduate degrees and Doctoral degrees. Today the University has bilateral partnership agreements with 227 foreign educational and scientific institutions from 57 countries. The University of Kyiv has become more proactive in the foreign citizens recruitment process. At present, the number of foreign students enrolled at the University is 935. The Russian and English training programs set up to enable the number of international students increase.

Languages of study:      UA, RU, EN

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Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv 

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv is today a classic university with a distinct research profile, and the leading contemporary academic and educational hub of Ukraine. With the independent Ukrainian nation arising, the University is facing new challenges and responsibilities. The academic experts of the future can be identified by a thorough professional knowledge and the ability to think creatively, with an understanding of the massive responsibility to be taken when working at the leading-edge of academic thought. Only a university with a long tradition of achievement and success both in teaching and in research could cope with such a mission. On 21 April 1994, Kyiv University was granted the status of “National” by Leonid Kravchuk, the President of Ukraine by Decree № 176/94, and on 25 November 1999 a further Decree, № 1496/99, of Leonid Kuchma, President of Ukraine at that time, significantly expanded the autonomous status of the university. Decree № 412/2008, of Viktor Yushchenko, then President of Ukraine, on 5 May 2008, further stipulated the conversion of the University to becoming the main principal educational and scientific centre of Ukraine for the education of academic and teaching staff with higher qualifications. Then on 29 July 2009 the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine with Regulation № 795 granted the University the status of being a self-governing and autonomous national research university, while providing increased funding for the future development of the university.

The high status of a classical research University is underpinned by the numerous academic achievements of its staff. The staff at the University have a broad range of formal achievements recognised, in particular with the State Prize of Ukraine in Science and Technology, Awards from the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and branches of the national academies of sciences, Orders of Merit, Orders of Saints Cyril and Methodius, awards of the honorary title of Honoured Educationalist of Ukraine and Honoured Lawyer of Ukraine, also Awards by the President of Ukraine for young academics and Awards by the Ukrainian Parliament to the most talented young scientists in basic and applied research, and scientific and technological development.

The University awards Junior Specialist’s, Bachelor’s, Specialist’s and Master’s degrees, Higher Qualification Post-graduate degrees and Doctoral degrees. Training and retraining programs are provided in 14 specialties of Junior Specialist qualification, 55 fields of Bachelor training programs, 49 areas of Specialist training programs and 98 fields of Master training programs. More than 26 thousand students study at the University. Approximately 1,645 postgraduate students and 125 PhD students are working for higher qualifications at the University.

Over 350 doctoral and higher postgraduate theses are submitted annually at the university. Courses are provided by 198 Departments. The academic potential of Kyiv University is today demonstrated by more than 60 full members and corresponding members of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine, 626 members of staff with Doctor’s degrees and 1,645 staff with higher postgraduate degrees.

There are 13 Faculties within the University: Geography, Economics, History, Cybernetics, Mathematics and Mechanics, Sociology, Information Technology, Radio Physics, Electronics and Computer Systems, Psychology, Physics, Philosophy, Chemistry, Law. There are 8 Institutes (the Military Academy, the High Technology Centre, the Institute of Journalism, the Institute of Geology, the Institute of International Relations, the Postgraduate Education Centre, the Institute of Linguistics, and the State Security Department) and 1 Training and Research Center (the Institute of Biology), 2 Colleges (Optical and Mechanical College, Geological Exploring College), Ukrainian Physical and Mathematical Lyceum. Kyiv University has a number of other facilities, including: a Ukrainian Studies Centre, a Geological and Zoological Museum, a Museum of the University History, an Interfaculty Museum of Linguistics, an Informatics Centre, an Astronomical Observatory, a publishing and reprographics unit called “Kyiv University”, and the Maksymovych Academic Library. At the time of writing, 3,362,359 specimens of documents were held in inventory.

Student accommodation is provided by a campus with comfortable halls of residence, computer clubs, sports facilities, cafeterias and dance halls. To promote a healthy lifestyle, the University has both health spa and sports facilities on the banks of the river Dnipro.

Today the University has bilateral partnership agreements with 227 foreign educational and scientific institutions from 57 countries. 180 foreign academics and lecturers from 32 countries visit the University annually to collaborate in research, attending conferences, and giving lectures. Each year more than 1500 lecturers, researchers and students travel abroad to 59 countries. Two-thirds of those take overseas trips in 2013 travelled abroad for academic purposes (conferences, training, and research).

The University of Kyiv has become more proactive in the foreign citizens recruitment process. At present, the number of foreign students enrolled at the University is 935. The Russian and English training programs set up to enable the number of international students increase.

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv ranked in the top 421-430 brackets in QS World University Rankings (Great Britain) in 2014-2015.

Our doors are open to all who seek and spare no effort to work for the welfare and prosperity of Ukraine!

University Units

Faculties

Faculty of Chemistry

Faculty of Computer Science and Cybernetics

Faculty of Economics

Faculty of Geography

Faculty of History

Faculty of Information Technology

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics

Faculty of Philosophy

Faculty of Physics

Faculty of Psychology

Faculty of Radio Physics, Electronics and Computer Systems

Faculty of Sociology

Institutes

Institute of Biology and Medicine

Institute of Continuing Education

Institute of Geology

Institute of High Technologies

Institute of International Relations

Institute of Journalism

Institute of Management State Guard of Ukraine

Institute of Philology

Military Institute

Colleges and Lyceums

Professional Pre-Higher Education Institution “College of Geological-Exploration Technologies”

Professional Pre-Higher Education Institution “Optical-Mechanical College”

Ukrainian Physical and Mathematical Lyceum

Departments

Preparatory Department

Other units

Academic Mobility Office

Accounting Department

Astronomical Observatory

Athletic and Health Center of the University

Center of Ukrainian Studies

Department of Communications

Department of Physical Culture

Information & Computer Centre

KNU Language Center

Learned Society of Students and Postgraduates

Maksymovich Scientific Library

Office for International Cooperation

Primary Trade union organization

Primary Trade Union Organization of Students

Publishing and Polygraphic Centre “The University of Kyiv”

Scientific and Research Department

Special Training Department

Student Parliament

Training-research center of radiation safety

Youth center of cultural and aesthetic education

Educational and Scientific Center “Institute of Biology and Medicine”

Specialities and Educational Programmes for Bachelor’s Degree:

  • 091 Biology:
    • Biology (language of tuition: Ukrainian)
    • Biology (based on educational level of Junior Specialist) (language of tuition: Ukrainian)
    • Biology (language of tuition: Russian)
  • 101 Ecology:
    • Ecology (language of tuition: Ukrainian)
  • 162 Biotechnology and Bioengineering:
    • Biotechnology (language of tuition: Ukrainian)
  • 206 Garden and Park Husbandry:
    • Landscaping and Gardening (language of tuition: Ukrainian)
  • 224 Technologies of Medical Diagnosis and Treatment:
    • Dietology (language of tuition: Ukrainian)
    • Laboratory Diagnostics (language of tuition: English)
    • Laboratory Diagnostics (language of tuition: Ukrainian)

Specialities and Educational Programmes for Master’s Degree (based on complete general secondary education):

  • 222 Medicine:
    • Medicine (language of tuition: Ukrainian)
    • Medicine (language of tuition: English)

Specialities and Educational Programmes for Master’s Degree:

  • 091 Biology:
    • Biology (language of tuition: Ukrainian)
    • Biochemistry (language of tuition: English)
    • Microbiology (language of tuition: English)
  • 101 Ecology:
    • Environmental Security (language of tuition: Ukrainian)
  • 162 Biotechnology and Bioengineering:
    • Biotechnology (language of tuition: Ukrainian)
  • 206 Landscape gardening:
    • Landscape design of urban environment (language of tuition: Ukrainian)

Specialities and Educational Programmes for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy:

  • 091 Biology:
    • Biology (language of tuition: Ukrainian)
  • 101 Ecology:
    • Ecology and Environmental Protection (language of tuition: Ukrainian)

Academic Departments:

  1. Department of Anatomy and Pathologic Physiology
  2. Department of Biochemistry
  3. Department of Biomedicine
  4. Department of Biophysics and Medical Informatics
  5. Department of Clinical Medicine
  6. Department of Cytology, Histology and Reproductive Medicine
  7. Department of Ecology and Zoology
  8. Department of Fundamental Medicine
  9. Department of General and Medical Genetics
  10. Department of Internal Medicine
  11. Department of Language Training
  12. Department of Microbiology and Immunology
  13. Department of Physiology and Anatomy
  14. Department of Phytobiology
  15. Department of Surgery
  16. Department of Virology

Other Units:

  • Kaniv Nature Reseve
  • V. Fomin Botanical Garden
  • University Clinic
  • Zoological Museum

Accommodation

Nonresident undergraduate students of the Institute live in the Dormitory № 9.
Nonresident postgraduate students of the Institute live in the Dormitory № 12.

 

On 21 April 1994, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv was granted the status of “National” by Leonid Kravchuk, the President of Ukraine by Decree № 176/94, and on 25 November 1999 a further Decree № 1496/99 of Leonid Kuchma, now President of Ukraine, significantly expanded the autonomous status of the university. Decree № 412/2008, of Viktor Yushchenko, President of Ukraine, on 5 May 2008, further stipulated the conversion of the University to becoming the main principal educational and scientific centre of Ukraine for the education of academic and teaching staff with higher qualifications. Then on 29 July 2009 the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine with Regulation № 795 granted the University the status of being a self-governing and autonomous national research university, while providing increased funding for the future development of the university.

The University awards Junior Specialist’s, Bachelor’s, Specialist’s and Master’s degrees, Higher Qualification Post-graduate degrees and Doctoral degrees. Training and retraining programs are provided in 14 specialties of Junior Specialist qualification, 55 fields of Bachelor training programs, 49 areas of Specialist training programs and 98 fields of Master training programs. More than 26 thousand students study at the University. Approximately 1,645 postgraduate students and 125 PhD students are working for higher qualifications at the University. Courses are provided by 198 Departments, who have more than 80% of their teaching staff with academic degrees of Doctor or at a Higher Postgraduate level, and over 50% of the teaching staff has attained the academic rank of professor or associate professor.

There are 13 Faculties within the University: Geography, Economics, History, Cybernetics, Mathematics and Mechanics, Sociology, Faculty of Information Technology, Radio Physics, Electronics and Computer Systems, Psychology, Physics, Philosophy, Chemistry, Law. There are 8 Institutes (the Military Academy, the High Technology Centre, the Institute of Geology, the Institute of Journalism, the Institute of International Relations, the Postgraduate Education Centre, the Institute of Linguistics, and the State Security Department) and 1 Training and Research Center (the Institute of Biology), 2 Colleges (Optical and Mechanical College, Geological Exploring College) and Ukrainian Physical and Mathematical Lyceum.

Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv has a number of auxiliary facilities: Astronomical Observatory, the Fomin Botanical Garden, the Maksymovych Academic Library, the Kaniv Nature Reserve, a publishing and reprographics unit called “Kyiv University”, an Informatics Centre, a Ukrainian Studies Centre, a Geological and Zoological Museum, a Museum of the History of the University, an interfaculty Museum of Linguistics, and others.

Today the University has bilateral partnership agreements with 227 foreign educational and scientific institutions from 57 countries. 180 foreign academics and lecturers from 32 countries visit the University annually to collaborate in research, attending conferences, and giving lectures. Each year more than 1500 lecturers, researchers and students travel abroad to 59 countries. Two-thirds of those take overseas trips in 2014 travelled abroad for academic purposes (conferences, training, and research).

Today Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv is a classical university with a research profile, whose primary objectives are education, research and innovation.

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