Total number of students: 20 000
Number of foreign students: 1 044
Date of foundation: 1885
National Technical University ‘’ Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute’’ –a major polytechnic institute in Ukraine which was established in 1885.The university is considered as the biggest in Kharkiv and Eastern Ukraine with one thousand seven hundred staff members, more than four hundred PhDs and more than twenty-six thousand students, among whom are one thousand forty- four foreign students from all over the world.
The university trains bachelors, masters, phds and doctors of sciences.
The University consists of various units that deal with all aspects of studying process activities, leisure and life of students in Kharkiv. These are departments and faculties, administrative units, international education departments for supervising foreign students, sports complexes, recreation centers etc.
Kharkiv Polytechnic has a preparatory department (PD) for foreigners where they can study Ukrainian or Russian language along with other subjects necessary for their desired bachelor or master course.
Upon completion the PD, the university issues a certificate which gives a student the right to apply to any university in Ukraine.
There is also a Cisco Academy functioning within the university which has a status of a center for preparing instructors.
Kharkiv Polytechnic has twenty academic buildings located densely along metro stations Pushkinska and Arhitect Bebetov and is able to provide dormitory place for any student who needs such a possibility.
According to Webometrics ranking Kharkiv Polytechnic has 2092-nd place and 798th in Europe. The university is a permanent member of Top 5 universities in Ukraine.
In 2010 the university was given a research type status by the decree of Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.