Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute
Kyiv Polytechnic Institute was founded in 1898. Today KPI is the largest educational and scientific technological center of the country. It trains 25 thousand of students, postgraduates; doctorates as well as foreign student from neighbouring and far abroad countries. Every sixth student of Kyiv city is obtaining the education in KPI and every 25th professor and associate professor of Ukraine is a fellow worker of KPI, among all technical higher educational establishments of our country, every fifth faculty and chair is the faculty of chair of KPI.
University has 19 faculties, 9 educational and scientific institutes, several scientific and research institutes and educational centers. It trains Bachelors, Specialists and Masters, PhD and Doctors of Science. The university has its own publishing house “Polytechnika”. It employs more than 500 professors and over 1300 associate professors.
At the territory of more than 160 hectares 22 hostels, 28 academic buildings, many business premises are located. Finally, Kyiv Polytechnic today is the brand recognized in our country and all over the world as the research university, ground testing of new forms of educational and scientific processes, new forms of management of higher education in market relations conditions. University is headed by Rector, Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Mykhailo Zgurovskyi. First Vice-Rector is Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Yurii Yakymenko.
The great spirit and the glory of the University have been created by the famous scientists such as Dmitri Mendeleev, Sergei Korolev, Igor Sikorsky, Stephen Timoshenko, Victor Kyrpychev, Eugene Paton and many others.