Total number of students: 27 000
Number of foreign students: 94
Date of foundation: 1937
Vasyl' Stus Donetsk National University (Vasyl' Stus DonNU) , Donets’kyi Natsional’nyi Universytet) one of the leading higher educational institutions of Ukraine. The University's history starts in 1937 from the moment of creation of a pedagogical institute in Donetsk (then Stalino). In 1965, the Institute was transformed into Donetsk State University. It was accorded the National status in 2000.