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January 19, 2017

V N Karazin Kharkiv National University

V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University with its over 200-year history is a leading Research and Educational Institution in Ukraine.

In the “Top-200 Ukraine” rating conducted by the UNESCO Chair for 2009 Kharkiv University ranks third among all Ukrainian Higher Educational Institutions. According to Scopus, the world’s largest abstract and citation database, the University holds the third position among Ukrainian Research and Educational Institutions by the number of articles published in the leading international scientific publications.

Today the University has 20 Schools and 125 Departments which provide training for specialists in 61 majors. The University also comprises 3 Research Institutes (of Astronomy, Biology and Chemistry), Central Scientific Library with over 3.5 million books in its stocks, Botanical Garden, University History Museum, Museum of Natural History, Museum of Archeology and Ethnography. All University Schools, Center for International Students Training and Pre-Enrolment Training Center provide teaching for 15 000 students and 500 postgraduate students. The University employs for teaching and research 308 Doctors of Sciences and Doctors of Letters, full professors and about 800 PhDs, associate professors including 15 academicians and corresponding members of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and Sectoral Academies.

The University is distinguished by its 24 internationally-recognized scientific schools and it has the biggest potential and base for training high skilled personnel in the Left-Bank Ukraine. The University has over 20 Expert and Senior Expert Examining Boards where 10-15 Doctorate and about 60 PhD theses are defended annually. Every year University scientists publish over 60 textbooks and 300 manuals, about 60 monographs and over 80 issues of the University Bulletin and other journals, about 2500 scientific articles and abstracts, including over 400 articles in leading international scientific journals. Annually the University holds more than 150 international and national conferences on research and teaching methods.

The University also promotes versatile, close and fruitful cooperation with Research Institutes of the National Academy of Sciences and Sectoral Academies of Ukraine, continues to establish and strengthen contacts with sectoral research institutes and enterprises. Within Research Institutes of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine there were created 17 branches of the University departments. In cooperation with the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine the University opened The School of Physics and Energy.

The University boasts its wide international recognition as one of the initiators of signing the Magna Charta Universitatum (Bologna, 1998), a co-founder of the Eurasian Universities Association, an active participant of International Association of Universities and European University Association, a training center for about 1500 international students, postgraduate and doctorate students for 50 countries of the world, and a partner in research and educational cooperation with more than 100 universities and other organizations all over the world.

Center of International Students Training
Kharkiv University started training international students in 1948. Since then the School for International Students Training has graduated about 5,000 students from Europe, Asia, and America. In 1961 one of the first preparatory schools for international students was created in Ukraine. Since then, over 12,000 international students have had language training at the University.

The Center offers bachelor’s, master’s, candidate’s, and doctor’s degrees programs. Qualification licenses can be obtained through full-time and part-time (correspondence) modes of training. Some Schools introduce the education of foreign students in English.

The Center prepares students for further study at Kharkiv University or any other university in Ukraine or the CIS. Training at the Center is conducted in Ukrainian or Russian depending on the student’s choice.

International students, teachers, and businessmen are offered intensive courses of Ukrainian or Russian, as well as training programs of various length. Over 700 instructors and researchers from various countries have taken re-training courses at the Center. Since the last 10 years 60 candidate’s degrees have been conferred, 13 of which were conferred in the last 2009 year by the University on international students.
Nowadays the 20 Schools of the University currently enroll more than 4000 international students from 50 countries.

Schools

The School of Biology

Licensing Opportunities:

Biology, Biochemistry, Physiology, Genetics

Terms of study: BS 4 years, MS 1 year
www-biology.univer.kharkov.ua

The School of Geology, Geography, Recreation and Tourism

Licensing Opportunities:

Geography, Economic and Social Geography, Geology, Hydrogeology, Geology of Oil and Gas, Ecology

Terms of study: BS 4 years, MS 1 year
www-geology.univer.kharkov.ua

School of Ecology

Licensing Opportunities:

Ecology, Environment Protection, Balanced Nature Management

Terms of study: BS 4 years, MS 1 year
www-ecology.univer.kharkov.ua

The School of Economics

Licensing Opportunities:

Economic Theory, Economic Cybernetics, Banking, Economic Statistics, Management of Enterprises, Marketing, Accounting and Auditing, International Economic Relations, Finances and Credit, Management of International Economics, Applied Statistics

Terms of study: BS 4 years, MS 1 year
www.econom.kharkov.ua

The School of International Economic Relations and Tourism

Licensing Opportunities:

International Economic Relations, Tourism

Terms of study: BS 4 years
www.interrelations.econom.kharkov.ua

ФThe School of Foreign Languages

Licensing Opportunities:

English, German, and French Language and Literature, Translating/Interpreting
Terms of study: BS 4 years, MS 2 years

Terms of study: BS 4 years, MS 2 years
www-foreign.univer.kharkov.ua

The School of History

Licensing Opportunities:

History, Archive Studies, Archeology

Terms of study: BS 4 years, MS 1 year
www-history.univer.kharkov.ua

The School of Medicine

Cпециальности:

Medical Treatment

Terms of study: MD 6 years
med.univer.kharkov.ua

The School of Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering

Licensing Opportunities:

Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Information Processing

Terms of study: BS 4 years, MS 1 year
www-mechmath.univer.kharkov.ua

The School of Psychology

Licensing Opportunities:

Psychology

Terms of study: BS 4 years, MS 1 year
www-psyhology.univer.kharkov.ua

The School of Radio Physics

Licensing Opportunities:

Biophysics, Radiophysics and Electronics, Physical and Biomedical Electronics

Terms of study: BS 4 years, MS 1 year
www-radiophys.univer.kharkov.ua

The School of Sociology

Licensing Opportunities:

Sociology and Social Work, Politology

Terms of study: BS 4 years, MS 1 year
www.sociology.kharkov.ua

The School of Computer Sciences

Licensing Opportunities:

information Control Systems and Technology, Systems of Сontrol and Automatics

Terms of study: BS 4 years, MS 1 year
www-csd.univer.kharkov.ua

The School of Physics and Power

Licensing Opportunities:

Applied Physics

Terms of study: BS 4 years, MS 1,5 years
www-htuni.univer.kharkov.ua/fef/index.htm

The School of Physics and Technology

Licensing Opportunities:

Applied Physics, Medical Physics, Experimental Nuclear Physics and Plasma Physics

Terms of study: BS 4 years, MS 1,5 years
www-htuni.univer.kharkov.ua/ftf/index.htm

The School of Physics

Licensing Opportunities:

Physics, Astronomy, Physics of Solid State

Terms of study: BS 4 years, MS 1 year
www-physics.univer.kharkov.ua

The School of Philology

Licensing Opportunities:

Applied Linguistics, Journalism, Ukrainian Language and Literature, Russian Language and Literature, Latin, Ancient Greek Language

Terms of study: BS 4 years, MS 1 year
www-philology.univer.kharkov.ua

The School of Philosophy

Licensing Opportunities:

Philosophy, Culturology, Valueology

Terms of study: BS 4 years
www-philosophy.univer.kharkov.ua

The School of Chemistry

Licensing Opportunities:

Chemistry

Terms of study: BS 4 years, MS 1 year
www-chemistry.univer.kharkov.ua

The School of Law

Licensing Opportunities:

Jurisprudence

Terms of study: BS 4 years, MS 1 year
www-jurfak.univer.kharkov.ua

Preparatory Department for International Students

Terms of study: 10 months
www-center.univer.kharkov.ua