Total number of students: 7 000
Number of foreign students: 32
Date of foundation: 7229
Zhytomyr Ivan Franko State University is the oldest and the most powerful educational institution of Zhytomyr region. Its history dates back to the famous all-male Zhytomyr gymnasium, founded in 1833, which became the basis for Volyn teacher training institute in 1919. Preserving the unique spirit of the gymnasium and its traditions, the institute took up the role the gymnasium played in public and cultural life of the Volyn region.