Kyiv National University of Construction and Architecture was founded in 1999 on the bases of Kyiv State Technical University of Construction and Architecture. But its history began much earlier – from the time of its foundation in 1930 on the bases of Factory and Communal Construction branch of Kyiv Polytechnic Institute and Architectural faculty of Kyiv Art Institute. At that time its name was Kyiv Construction Institute.
The university is the leading educational establishment inUkrainetraining specialists for architectural and constructional branch. Its authority is based on successful unity of many traditions being formed for more than 75 years and on introduction of achievements of the university sciences. In the years of its existence the university trained more than 65 thousands of engineers and architects including about two thousand of specialists for 75 countries of the world. Academic staff and scientists of the university have made a considerable contribution to national and world science in the branches of construction and architecture. Long-term experience of scientific-research work and scientists cooperation with scientific centers of Ukraine and other countries contributed to creation in the university of three scientific and research institutes, two scientific- research complexes, centre of economic research and prognoses, 11 scientific-research laboratories.
Now university activity aims at formation of new generation of specialists, who having mastered fundamental and specific knowledge, would be able to carry out independent creative work. Taking into account objective necessities of our time and changes taking place in the economy and civil life of our country multi-stage system of training specialists (bachelors, specialists, masters) was introduced in the university.
University training gives possibility to join high achievements of professional and world culture not only in classrooms but in the centre of leisure and rest, broaden erudition in the university library, strengthen health in the rest camp, preventorium and sport club. Training of specialists is carried out in 12 directions and 22 specialities. There are 6 main departments, preparatory department for foreign citizens, department and institute of post-diploma education in the university. Occupational guidance is organized at the department of pre-university training.
Academic staff of the university is highly qualified. Among more than 700 instructors up to15% are doctors of science, professors and up to 55% are candidates of science, docents. Three Members of Associate Members of National Academy of Sciences ofUkraine, two Associate Members of Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine work in the university. More than 60 instructors of the university are elected members and associate members ofAcademyofEngineering Sciences, Construction academy, Ukrainian Academy of Architecture, Higher School Academy of Sciences,TechnologicalAcademyand others.
Training of specialists of highest qualification is carried out in post-graduate and doctorate courses.
Educational process in the university is organized and carried out according to the laws ofUkraine“About education”, “About higher education”, Decree of the President of Ukraine “About urgent measures providing functioning and development of education inUkraine” and normative documents in force. Kyiv National University of Construction and Architecture plays the main role in formation of the potential of civil-engineers and architects of the state. It is the leading educational establishment among construction and artistic higher education establishments ofUkraineand is well known in the world. It has creative ties with the main educational establishments ofUSA,Great Britain,Germany,France,Finland,Slovakia,Bulgaria,Belgium,Poland,Austria,China, UIS countries and many other countries of the world.
Kyiv National University of Construction and Architecture has long-term traditions of training engineering and scientific specialists. There are nine specialized councils for awarding degrees of Candidate of Science and Doctor of Science. Fundamental and applied researches are harmoniously united in the university. The result of it is the creation of efficient building constructions and improvement of their calculation methods; improvement of technologies, organization, economy and management of construction of new and reconstructed buildings; development of resource saving technologies of building materials production; creation and improvement of building machines; improvement of planning, designing, and management in construction and other branches based on computers; environmental protection, etc. Scientific researches are carried out by nearly 700 instructors and scientists of the university.
Kiev, UA , 03680