Beketov National University of Urban Economy in Kharkiv

Beketov National University of Urban Economy in Kharkiv

Kharkiv National University Urban – modern state university in Ukraine the highest level of accreditation, which enrolled about 16,000 students, of which 500 – foreign citizens from 40 countries. In 2012, the university celebrated its 90 years.

About University

O.M.Beketov National University of Urban Economy in Kharkiv is a modern higher education establishment with the highest accreditation level available in Ukraine, where nearly 16000 students are being trained and more than 500 among them are foreign citizens, having arrived from over than 42 countries of the world. Our University is a large scientific centre in the field of municipal economy. The creative activities of our scientific team is aimed at the search of modern techniques of design, construction and renovation, efficient structures and materials, optimization of municipal enterprises functioning, environmental protection, water purification and sewage disposal, resolving issues of city transport development.

Bachelor’s degree training takes from 4 to 4,5 years and Master’s degree takes from 1-1,5 years (depends on the specialty selected). On achieving the Master’s degree you may continue education at the Postgraduate Department (training takes three years). The training of scientific and academic personnel is carried out in 27 specialties.

The total area of all University buildings exceeds 160 thousand sq.m: seven academic buildings, two colleges (Communal and Electromechanical), eight students’ comfortable hostels. We have a library (about one million volumes available for the students in reading-halls), modern computerized rooms, an Internet-centre, a canteen and a cafe.

The recreational facilities of the University include students’ boarding-house and a large sports complex with spacious sports and training halls. In the students’ hospital everyone may always receive a professional medical aid. There is the Preparatory Department in our University where foreign citizens are studying Ukrainian (or Russian) and receiving an initial training in future specialties during a year.

The standard of training at O.M.Beketov National University of Urban Economy in Kharkiv is highly estimated in the world and its diploma is a great contribution to your future career. The best confirmation is our graduates who work successfully holding the most prominent positions in different countries of the world. All of them present their Alma-Mater with dignity at the world’s labour market.


The university maintains close scientific and business links with universities, scientific and research organizations from 11 countries, including France, Germany, USA, Finland, UK, Sweden, Holland, Israel, etc.

Successfully operate 8 world-class research schools run by doctors and professors. There are 11 industrial research laboratories, including the “Center- Megapolis” Engineering Center phytotechnologies, interdepartmental laboratory, academic, scientific and educational complex ( ANOC ), which received international recognition.

Center of international relations and education

Center of international relations and education of O.M.Beketov NUUE has been established as the information and counseling center of the University which aim is to disseminate information on opportunities to participate in international educational and scientific programs.

The activities of Center of international relations and education are aimed at the implementation of joint international educational and research projects in the field of improving the effectiveness of international cooperation, its initiation and expansion, as well as creating conditions for attracting international investment. Our mission is to contribute to the promotion of the University in the global education market through cooperation with partner universities and international organizations, to promote undergraduate and graduate students to participate in international exchange programs with partner universities, to interact with faculties and other units of the University for the integration of the educational process in the international education space.


  • Establishing scientific, technical and educational cooperation with foreign higher education institutions and organizations
  • Collecting and processing information on the activities of international funds and institutions providing grants and scholarships to Ukrainian scientists and students
  • Organizing reception of foreign delegations and individuals for meetings and negotiations
  • Organizing exchange of specialists with foreign universities and organizations
  • Performing registration of orders on a business trip abroad for staff members, doctoral students, post-graduates and University students


Collective efforts of administration, public organizations, dean’s offices and athletes students was possible to sports clubs since 2000 to the present to put in a treasury of achievements in sport of Academy of 339 medals of the European championships, the world and the international competitions of world level. From them 150 gold, 92 silver and 97 bronze. Four Cups of Champions of Ukraine of the highest student’s league on female volleyball of 2001-2004 is won on lifelong storage in KNUUE a command Cup of VІ of superiority of the World of 2003 on армспорту (juniors). ten Cups of winners of a student’s Sports contest and the Sports contest “Health” of HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS of the Kharkov area 2000-2011, Cup of a complex Sports contest «Sports throughout life» in 2003, four cups of regional competition review on the best condition of physical training and sports in the nomination «Higher educational institutions ІІІ-І the V level of accreditation».

Since 2000 214 KNUUE students have became winners and prize-winners of world, European, international, Ukrainian level. In honor of our champions of athletes at competitions of the international level hoisted the colors Ukraine, and the anthem of Ukraine of 150 times, and at competitions of national level – 221 times sounded. KNUUE athletes won achievements of regional and city levels (1-3 places) more than 565 times.

About Kharkiv

Kharkiv is a city situated in the north-eastern part of Ukraine. It is the second largest city after Kiev. First of all Kharkov is an industrial city. There are many factories and plants there.

It is also a city of fun and entertainment. One can never be bored either in the daytine or at night. Cinemas, cafes, restaurants, disco clubs get alive when darkness goes down. Among the most popular entertainment establishments it is possible to name Misto, Bolero and restaurant of traditional Ukrainian cuisine-Sloboda. Nevertheless Kharkov has preserved all historical monuments and architecture.

Sumskaya is the longest street, lined up with shops and fashinable boutiques. Pushkinskays Street is the oldest one and is considered to be the home of the first Kharkov habitants. The life is always in full swing here and never slows down even if it seems like this. Parks and recreational zones are the most favourite destinations for students and young people, coming from all over Ukraine to get education. They say it is a city of students, it is a city of youth, energy and restless stream of life.

Kharkiv is one of the most prolific centres of higher education and research of Eastern Europe. The city has 13 national universities and numerous professional, technical and private higher education institutions, offering its students a wide range of disciplines. A total number of 150,000 students attend the universities and other institutions of higher education in Kharkiv. About 9,000 foreign students from 96 countries study in the city. More than 17,000 faculty and research staff are employed in the institutions of higher education in Kharkiv.


Student life is a constant source of fun moments, knowledge of the world, exploring each of its particles. Education abroad opens up not only a quality education in a selected country for you, but also the opportunity to make friends from every corner of the world. For students of European universities is open the whole of Europe, this old lady with her unique combination of skyscrapers, provincial colored houses, gothic and romantic architecture.


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