Volodymyr Dahl
East Ukrainian
National University


Historic Outline

East Ukraine Volodymyr Dahl National Universityis one of the leading establishments of higher education in Ukraine. It was founded in 1920 in memory of VladimirDal. It was the first higher educational establishment in which specialists in machine-building were trained.

In 1996 our educational establishment obtained the fourth level of accreditation. In 2000 (September, 11-th) it was given the status of a national university.Nowadays the university has level IV accreditation, with 24 faculties and nearly 1,083 professors, 742 of them PhD's. The university owns 55 buildings in east and south (Crimea) UkraineUniversity has about 36,000 Ukrainian (and about 800 foreign) students and offers 124 majors. It used to be the largest machine-building institute in the former soviet times.

East-Ukrainian National University named after Volodymyr Dahl is a huge educational, scientific and practical complex. It includes the main university in Luhans’k city and its branches in other cities. Among them are the following: Sievierodonets’ky Technological Institute, Rubizhne branch, Krasnodons’ky department of engineering and management, Antratsytivs’ky department of mining and transport, Crimean department (Livadiya, Feodosiya, Yevpatoriya, Skadovs’k), university’s college (Luhans’k city) and Sievierodonets’ky chemico-mechanical professional training college.

On the whole, there are 24 facultiesat the university, an institute of second higher education and remote learning, master’s course of public management, the Centre for school-leavers’ preparation (both Ukrainians and foreigners), the Department of foreign citizens professional preparation, 102 chairs, more than 60 chairs’ branches on plants and factories, the Centre for retraining administrative staff in business sphere, scientific-research Institute of applied ecology, almost 20 laboratories and engineering centres, scientific library, publishers with a printing-house, fleet of transport and etc.

University has a license to provide educational services in 13 of 16 branches of knowledge. Within these branches professionals are prepared in 54 chairs and 124 specialities, among them – 8 military.

A powerful material and technical baseis created in the university. In Luhans’k, Antratsyt, Krasnodon, Lysychans’k, Rubizhne, Sverdlovs’k, Sievierodonets’k (Lugans’ka oblast’/region), Yalta (Livadiya), Feodosiya, Yevpatoriya (The Crimean Autonomy) and in the city of Skadovs’k (Khersons’ka oblast’) there are 55 educational buildings and laboratories the total territory of which is above 160 thousand square kilometers.  The university also has a sanatorium-preventorium for one hundred people, recreation centres in Yevpatoriya (The Crimean Autonomy) and in Skadovs’k (Khersons’ka oblast’), sports and sanitation camp, 8 dormitories for 4000 persons, 4 canteens for 760 persons, 12 lunchrooms for 452 persons, aid posts. The university has stadiums, sports buildings, summer sports constructions for the sports activity of students and the staff.

Presently, the university has its own publishers where scientific journal “Visnyk of East-Ukrainian National University named after Volodymyr Dahl” is published. It has been licensed by the higher certifying commission of Ukraine in 12 branches.  Monographs, students’ books, methodic recommendations, scientific and educational books are published at the publishers. The newspaper “Universytets’ky Visnik” is published monthly in large editions.

An educational TV studio has been made in the university. The realization of this project has been possible due to the support of Mass-Media Development Fund of the USA Embassy in Ukraine.

© 2011 LEUNU. Volodymyr Dahl East Ukrainian National University.