The Faculty of Psychology was established in 2000 and became the first separate faculty of psychology in Ukraine. The School of Scientific Psychology of Kharkiv University is associated with the names of prominent nineteenth-century scientists, including: Gogan Shad, LM Lyubovsky, P.I.Kovalevsky, OO Potebnya, DM Ovsyaniko-Kulikovsky, OO Hourly. An important prehistoric event at the college was the formation of the Kharkiv Psychological School in the early 1930s. The capital of Ukraine at that time was unified by AM Leont'ev, OR Luria, P. Ya. Halperin, OV Zaporozhets, and Pi Zinchenko, who headed the department of psychology at the university in 1964. In 1972, the university opened the department of psychology. GK Wednesday was one of the prominent scientists of the time, who headed the Department of Psychology until 1995. From 2000 to 2008 he was the Dean of the College AM Laktionov, who started research in the field of psychology for the individual experience in the national sciences. In this direction, psychologists of the Faculty of Psychology are actively working today.
At the same time, the following areas of research have been distinguished in the Faculty of Psychology: Memory Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Health Psychology, Sex Role Psychology and Modern Educational Techniques.
Today there are 4 departments within the college: Department of General Psychology (Head - VO Olefir), Applied Psychology (Head - IV Kryazh), Principles of Teaching (Acting Department Head - Associate Professor OA Zhukov), Department of Psychological Counseling and Psychotherapy (Head of - AS Kocharyan); Laboratories: personal development and psychological diagnosis. The College provides vocational training for students in the specialty 053 “Psychology” at the first (bachelors) and second (master's) levels in higher education. Forms of study: full-time and part-time. There are 8 doctors and 28 candidates for psychology in the college. These are highly qualified practitioners who teach undergraduate programs. Student services include modern classrooms, computer class, library, and internet access.
The scientific achievements of the faculty of psychology are reflected in the pages of the Kharkiv National University Herald in the series "Psychology", the journal "Psychological Counseling and Psychotherapy" and "Scientific Notes" of the Department of Teaching Fundamentals, which are included in the list of professional editions of Ukraine. The College holds every year the International Scientific Conference for Young People "vectors of psychology." International Kharkiv psychological readings are regular.
College students play an active role in the public life of faculty and university members. This event is organized by the College of Graduate Studies and Students of the Faculty of Psychology, which cooperates with the autonomous bodies of students in the college, namely: the Student Scientific Association, the Student Council and the Office of the Syndicates of the College.
Psyche newspaper is published on a monthly basis by students, student meetings and time club are held. Students demonstrate their knowledge and creativity in the annual college Olympics in Psychology and Research. College graduates are required in the psychological services market. Nowadays, psychology covers almost all areas of human life, and psychological knowledge is used in economics, politics, education, industry, and social and personal fields. They work in various professional fields: educational and scientific institutions, employment agencies (employment agencies, IT companies, employment centers and professional occupations), psychological counseling services, helplines, law enforcement, business (management, personnel administration, marketing), advertising , Public relations), Social organizations, and more.
We hope Petrovna Kreidon
Professor of Psychological Sciences, Professor
Address: Freedom Square 6, Kharkiv, 61022