Greetings from rector of KNU

Dear friends!

It is my great pleasure to present Kryvyi Rih National University to you. It is one of the most prestigious higher educational institutions in Ukraine as well as the powerful regional centre of Higher Education, science and culture.

Almost a century ago, in October 1922 Kryvyi Rih Evening Vocational School for Workers opened its doors to the first students. Previous years had been the time of research, significant achievements and accumulation of invaluable experience in education and science. Guiding principles for the university further development are multiplying achievements in science, education, culture and continuing the proud traditions fostered by dynasties of our scientists, professors and researchers.  

Nowadays KNU is the alma mater of Doctors of Science, PhDs, holders of masters’ and bachelors’ degrees, junior specialists in metallurgical, electrical, transport, mining, civil engineering and economics.

The University is proud of its alumni. About 90 thousand students including 1000 students from 70 countries all over the world have been trained in KNU. All of them are successfully employed in different industries in our country and overseas. The University keeps an eye on issues of the future job placement of graduates. Our graduates are executive heads of governmental bodies and local authorities, People's Deputies of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, academicians,  Doctors of Science, professors, university rectors, CEO at industrial enterprises, bankers and businessmen.

Currently, our friendly university family includes more than eleven and a half thousand young people getting education in over forty majors in full and part-time modes of study. Modern training infrastructure using information and communication technologies provides proper conditions for students training. The research and educational/methodological training support is provided by highly-qualified academic staff, including 50 Doctors of Science, professors and over 260 PhDs, associated professors. Fruitful cooperation with partner universities abroad and integration of the participatory research results in the teaching process facilitate the University’s internationally competitive level of education. The University scientists carry out significant amount of research and design studies in most urgent evolution directions and tendencies of industrial and social branches in Ukraine and other countries.

The mission of Kryvyi Rih National University is to contribute to the development of the society by means of competitive specialists training  as well as inspiring a new generation of  healthy and creative patriotic youth.  Moreover the University students are also encouraged to participate in sports, recreational and cultural activities. Constant development of our University makes sustainable ground for our promising prospects.

So I expect you to be interested in collaboration and welcome to Kryvyi Rih National University.

Yours faithfully,

 Mykola Stupnik,

Rector of KNU, Professor,

Doctor of Engineering Science