Founded in 1804, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University is one of the oldest universities in Eastern Europe and is a leading Research and Educational Institution in Ukraine. The Univesrity has notably trained and employed three Nobel Prize laureates.
Today the University has 20 Schools and 125 Departments which provide training for specialists in 61 majors and enrols 15 000 students and 500 postgraduate students.
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.