Kharkiv State Veterinary Academy

Kharkiv State Veterinary Academy

Kharkiv State Veterinary Academy – one of the oldest educational institutions of Ukraine, the main task – educational and research activities. Academy – State educational institution IV level of accreditation provides training, retraining, advanced training of specialists on public order and contract.

About Academy

Kharkov Zoo Veterinary Academy is a state educational establishment of the fourth accreditation level supervised by the Ministry of Agricultural Policy of Ukraine. Was founded in 2001 on the basis of Kharkov Zoo veterinary institute – the oldest higher school of veterinary medicine in Ukraine, it was 165 years in September 2016. Its graduates successfully work in 78 countries of the world, on all the continents of our planet including Germany, Bulgaria, Poland, Mongolia, Ethiopia, Congo, Nigeria, Ghana.The Institute has trained 32 000 zoo engineers and doctors of veterinary medicine for agriculture.Among our graduates there are well-known scientists, the founders of scientific and educational schools.

Qualifications received in the Academy give the possibility to work in veterinary clinics, large animal-breeding farms, agro firms, meat-processing factories, laboratories of veterinary-sanitation inspection, diagnostic laboratories. There are 30 departments at the Academy, where 219 full-time staff work including 1 Academician, 4 Corresponding Members of UAAS, 31 professors, Doctors of Veterinary Science, 110 Lecturers, Candidates of Science. The Academy has 12 buildings, situated compactly, a canteen, a recreation centre, 2 stadiums, 2 sport halls, a club, shooting gallery, horse-training complex, where there are 40 horses, educational and training practical farm. All the buildings are situated in the picturesque area not far from Kharkov.

The Academy has being training specialists for countries of Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Middle East. Citizens of Jordan, Palestine, Egypt, Iraq, Congo, Mali, and Nigeria studied at our Academy. Departments of histology, parasitology, pathoanatomy, pathophysiology, poultry farming, breeding and genetics of farm animals, epizootology train scientists for foreign countries. The diploma of Kharkov Zoo veterinary Academy is prestigious and acknowledged in many countries of the world. Graduates of the Academy hold the leading positions in the veterinary departments of their countries, successfully compete with graduates of Canada, England, Germany, France. The quality of specialist training is achieved by : optimal organization of training, high standard of contents of the course and methods of testing, using the achievement of world veterinary science, taking into consideration the veterinary service system in foreign countries. The curriculum of the courses is adapted to the specialist requirements of foreign countries. The tests on specialties are adapted to the demands of the foreign countries.

About city

Kharkiv is a city situated in the north-eastern part of Ukraine. It is the second largest city after Kiev and the first capital of the country. According to some historical documents, the city was founded in 1654, but the origin of it’s name is still a mystery. Kharkiv is the second largest in Ukraine on scientific and educational potential. The city has 13 national universities and numerous professional, technical and private higher education institutions, offering its students a wide range of disciplines.

The city has a high concentration of research institutions, which are independent or loosely connected with the universities. Kharkiv is a large industrial center of Ukraine. The basis of the productive capacity of the enterprise is high-tech industries: power engineering, electrical engineering, transport and agriculture engineering, instrumentation, electronics, aerospace. Production of many of Kharkiv enterprises is known on the world market, including high technology, such as modern tanks, aircraft and turbines.

Kharkiv is the city opened to the world. Kharkiv enjoys a lot of possibilities being a twin city of Bologna, Poznan, Nuremberg and a number of other towns from all over the world.

It is also the first time in Kharkov in Europe the atom was split, the nature of superconductivity was studied, the largest radio telescope was created, a framework of the theory of oscillations in the plasma, the scattering of slow neutrons in crystals were developed.

Kharkiv has good infrastructure. It has an extremely functional/practical underground transit system and a relatively well-connected bus network. The inhabitants are friendly and passionate. In addition, the hospitality towards foreigners is very warm – probably owing to it’s long-standing status as an educational town.

There are many famous institutes of higher education in Kharkiv; Kharkiv National University of Radio Electronics has a significant place in the system of Ukrainian higher education.

The city has its own charm – narrow streets with old buildings of different architectural styles and small yards in the city down town, huge and impressive main square, majestic cathedrals and small churches, subway many stations of which can be considered as a separate work of art. Kharkiv has 6 outstanding professional theatres, circus, several museums and many libraries. Kharkiv is a very green city, there are more than 100 parks on it’s territory. Kharkiv is the major student centre of Ukraine. It is a city of 100,000 students and about 30 higher educational institutions. Among them are Kharkiv State University, Kharkiv National University of Radio Electronics, Kharkiv National Aviation University, Medical University, University of Culture, National Law Academy and many others. Kharkiv is considered the safest among large cities in Ukraine. Many foreigners come to Kharkiv for business and pleasure.


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