The University of Kharkiv or officially the Vasyl Karazin Kharkiv National University is one of the major universities inUkraine, and earlier in the Russian Empire and Soviet Union. It was founded in 1804 through the efforts of Vasyl Karazinbecoming the second oldest university in Ukraine after the University of Lviv.
Kharkiv University is associated with the first Ukrainian newspapers and journals and the first scientific societies. Kharkiv National University offers 115 majors and minors, covering the whole scope of modern classical university education. The University is one of the largest research centers in Ukraine. It covers virtually all spheres of modern fundamental research and incorporates the Research Institutes of Chemistry, Biology, and Astronomy, the Institute of Physics and Engineering, and the Institute of High Technologies.
Together with other major European universities, in 1988 Kharkiv National University signed the Great University Charter that initiated the Bologna Process.
The University is a co-founder of the Eurasian University Association and is a member the World and the European University Associations.
In November 2004 Kharkiv University celebrated 200 years since the day of signing the Foundation Charter, and in January 2005 it marked the 200th anniversary of its foundation.
President – Bakirov, Vil Savbanovych, DSc (Sociology), Full Professor, Honored Scholar in the Field of Science and Technology of Ukraine
Campuses and buildings :-
• Main building
• Northern building
• Central Scientific Library
• Students’ Campus