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V.N Karazin Kharkiv National University

VN Karazin Kharkiv National University

Why are we the first choice for students in Ukraine?

Kharkiv National University National University is a leading scientific and educational institution in Ukraine founded 215 years ago.

According to the UNESCO International Ranking “Top-200 Ukraine” according to the results of 2019, the university ranked third among all Ukrainian higher education institutions.

The university is located among the top 500 universities in the world, according to the "QS" Foundation, and the National University of Karazin is located in the 491th place globally

Global facilities and capabilities

The university has a long tradition of international cooperation, participates in educational and professional societies, and is recognized by the international scientific community for its important role in training highly qualified specialists. The university occupies senior positions in the national and international rankings.

  • World renown Our students from all over the world

  • Professional application We encourage education and skills development

  • We encourage the individual Education is a right, not a privilege

The only university in Ukraine whose 3 graduates have won the Nobel Prize, biologist Ilya Mechnikov, economist Semen Kuznets and physicist Lev Landau

About the university

Karazin University was established on the initiative of the distinguished professor Vasil Karazin in November 1804. The official opening took place on January 29, 1805.

The history of the university is an integral part of the intellectual, cultural and spiritual heritage of Ukraine. For more than two centuries, the University of Karazin has been extensively involved in enlightenment, making scientific discoveries, improving the educational component, and implementing a wide-ranging program of international cooperation, with the development of high school in Kharkiv region and Ukraine in general along the way.

Karazin University is the only university in Ukraine that has trained and employed three Nobel Prize laureates: biologist Ilya Mechnikov, economist Simon Kuznets, and physicist Lev Landau. International student training began at Karazin University in 1948. Currently, the university is the pioneer of Ukraine in the number of registered international students, who come from almost all continents. Among others, our students are students from Asia, Australia, Africa, Europe, North and South America. In total, 20 universities at Karazin University provide training for nearly 4,000 international students from more than 70 countries around the world.

The University has a long tradition of international cooperation and participates in educational and professional societies, which indicates the recognition of the global scientific community in its important role in training highly qualified specialists. The university occupies senior positions in the national and international rankings.

The Karazin University community includes academics, full professors, participants, doctorates, and physicians who are used to studying within its walls. Some of them make the University of Karazin particularly proud. They are people who have contributed a lot to the development of education, science, culture and sports in Ukraine and the world, and thus have glorified the alma mater.

Today, the university has 21 colleges: the College of Biology; School of Physics and Technology; School of Radiation Physics, Biomedical Electronics and Computer Systems; School of physics; Computer Science School; School of Philosophy; School of Mathematics and Informatics; School of International Economic Relations and Travel Business; School of Geology, Geography, Recreation and Tourism; Ecology School; Faculty of Economics ; Foreign language school; History school; School of Philology. Faculty of medicine ; School of chemistry; School of sociology; School of Psychology, Faculty of Law; Faculty of Physics and Energy, Faculty of Business Administration at the University of Karazin.

The University has a long tradition of international cooperation and participates in educational and professional societies, which indicates the recognition of the global scientific community in its important role in training highly qualified specialists. The university occupies senior positions in the national and international rankings.

Karazin University:

Founded in 1804, it is the oldest classical university in Ukraine;

Its foundation is thanks to Vasil Karazin, a prominent scientist, Munir, public figure, inventor;

The university lives under the slogan: “Cognoscere, docere, erudire,” which is translated from Latin, and means “to know, learn, and learn”;

It has its own logo and anthem;

It is famous for its institutions, which are among the oldest and most important institutions in Ukraine, namely:
The Botanical Garden (1804), which is within the Kharkiv Nature Reserve of National Importance;

- The Central Scientific Library (1805) includes 3.5 million items, including 50,000 unique publications (17 incunabula, over 1,000 manuscripts, 300 palaeotypes, lifelong versions of the classics of world literature, science and culture). According to the decision of the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine (1987), the library was recognized as an institution of special public importance;

The Museum of Nature (1807), which is one of the oldest university museums in the world, and houses nearly 250,000 exhibits, attracting more than 22,000 tourists each year.

- The Astronomical Observatory (1808), one of the leading astronomical institutions in Ukraine, which conducts basic and applied studies on the physics of the sun, planets, asteroids, comets and satellites; The Archaeological Museum has a collection of about 150,000 objects.

He is the only one in Ukraine to have won three Nobel Prize winners who have studied and worked there: biologist Ilya Mashnikov, economist Semen Kuznets, and physicist Lev Landau; Famous for the distinguished figures in science and culture from different countries, and at various times, honorary members and honorary doctors Koza were elected from the university, including Johann Goethe, Alexander Humboldt, Ivan Franco, Lev Tolstoy, Piotr Simeonov-Tian-Shansky and Mikhailu Hroshevsky. , And others. Among the university doctors Honorius Koza is the first president of Ukraine Mikhailo Hroshevsky.

Launching the publication of the first national newspapers and magazines and establishing the first research societies; Over its years of existence, it has trained nearly 200,000 specialists, more than 60 of whom have become full and opposite members of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine;
It was named after Vasily Karazin and has a "national" status since October 1999; It has the highest status for an autonomous (independent) higher education institution and the research state;

He is one of the initiators of the European Universities Charter (Bologna, 1988), one of the founders of the Eurasian Association of Universities, and a member of the Association of International and European Universities and the European Nuclear Education Network Association.

The university also occupies senior positions in the national and international university rankings.

QS World University Rankings 2018 are located in the National University of Karazin 401, which is the best result among Ukrainian universities. QS World University rankings have rated more than 4000 universities in the world.

According to the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as the Shanghai Ranking, Karazin University is at the forefront of the world's best research universities. In total, only three Ukrainian universities (V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University and Sumy State University) are listed in the catalog of about 1200 universities under 500+.

Times University rankings for global higher education place Karazin University among the best universities in the world twice.

Vasily Karazin National University is one of the oldest universities in Eastern Europe. It was founded on the initiative of the prominent teacher Vasil Karazin and under the charter of Tsar Alexander I in November 1804.

The opening ceremony was held on January 29, 1805. The university made an important contribution to the Ukrainian national revival in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It gave a strong impetus to the emergence of Kharkiv as a major scientific and cultural center and academic center of Ukraine. Today, the university is fairly ranked among the best-known Ukrainian classical universities in many countries.

The history of Kharkiv National University is an integral part of the intellectual, cultural and spiritual history of Ukraine.

Kharkiv University is the only university in Ukraine that has trained and employed three Nobel Prize laureates: biologist Michinkov, economist Kuznets, and physicist Landau.

More than 130,000 students have graduated since its foundation. The names of university graduates are celebrated in geographical names, names of space objects, plants and minerals, laws and formulas. Nearly 60 university graduates have become academics and corresponding members of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (NASU).

Most of the university's efforts and activity have made Kharkiv a major industrial, scientific and cultural center. A few of the streets of Kharkiv are named after university professors, researchers, and alumni.

It was the university that started the entire higher education system in Kharkiv. Their offspring are the National Academy of Law, the National Pharmaceutical Academy, Kharkiv Medical University, Kharkiv Educational University, Kharkiv Veterinary Academy, Kharkiv Academy of Culture, Kharkiv Economic University and other institutions of higher education.

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