Kharkov is the second-largest city in Ukraine. In the northeast of the country, it is the largest city of the Slobozhanshchyna historical region, Founded in 1654, Kharkov became the first city in Ukraine where the Soviet power was proclaimed and Soviet government was formed. Kharkov was the first capital of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, from December 1919 to January 1934, after which the capital relocated to Kiev
Presently, Kharkov is a major cultural, scientific, and educational, transport and industrial centre of Ukraine, with 6 museums, 7 theatres and 80 libraries.
Kharkov National Medical University (KNMU) Ukraine is one of the oldest higher educational establishments of Ukraine. It was founded in 1805 as the Medical Faculty of the Kharkov University. Kharkov Medical Institute and Kharkov State Medical University are old names of Kharkov National Medical University (KNMU).
The climate is cold and temperate. The rainfall in Kharkov is significant, with precipitation even during the driest month. This climate is considered to be Dfb according to the Köppen-Geiger.
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ADVANTAGES OF STUDYING IN KNU V.N Karazin
- V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University is one of the oldest universities in Eastern Europe. It was founded in November 1804, on the initiative of the prominent educator V.N. Karazin and in accordance with the charter of Tsar Alexander I.
- The opening ceremony was held on January 29, 1805.
- The University made an important contribution to the Ukrainian national renaissance of the XIX-XXth centuries.
- It gave a powerful impetus to the emergence of Kharkiv as a major scientific and cultural centre and an academic hub of Ukraine.
- Today the University justly rates among the best Ukrainian classical universities and is known in many countries.
- University with it’s over 200-year history is a leading Research and Educational Institution in Ukraine.
- V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University is the only university in Ukraine that has trained and employed three Nobel Prize laureates: the biologist I. Mechnikov, the economist S. Kuznets, and the physicist L. Landau.
- The University is distinguished by its 24 internationally – recognized scientific schools and it has the biggest potential and base for training high skilled personnel in the Left-Bank Ukraine.
- Annually the University holds more than 150 international and national conferences on research and teaching methods.
- The University is a co-founder of the Eurasian University Association and is a member the World and the European University Associations.
- In the “Top-200 Ukraine” rating conducted by the UNESCO Chair Kharkiv University ranks third among all Ukrainian Higher Educational Institutions.
- In 2013, according to University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP) Karazin University ranks 1st in Ukraine.