National Aviation University (NAU)
The university was founded in the year 1933 as the “Kyiv Aviation Institute”, making it one of the oldest universities in Ukraine.
Due to the national and international recognition of the significant contribution to the field of aviation, and by the Decree of the President of Ukraine, the national status was granted to the University in September 2000.
Today the university includes five institutes, ten faculties, Department of Military Training, six colleges, two lyceums, and Flight Academy in Kropyvnytskyi.
The Pearl of the University is one of the largest aviation training hangars in Europe The NAU Diploma has been and remains the hallmark of quality and professional excellence and is recognized in many countries.
During years of its existence, the University has trained thousands of specialists from hundred and sixty countries and continues to provide training in promising areas.
The University’s staff consists of renowned scientists and aviation designers. They also include highly skilled scientific and pedagogical team, including 23 academicians, corresponding members of the Academy of Science of Ukraine, two hundred and eighty doctors of sciences and professors, eight hundred and thirty candidates of sciences and senior lecturers, fifty-four honored people of science and engineering of Ukraine and many winners of the State prizes.
Kyiv (or Kiev as both are used interchangeably), is one of the oldest and most vibrant city which is the pride and glory of the Ukrainian people. There are many museums, monuments, theatres, cinemas, libraries and places for students in Kyiv to explore, observe, research and learn. We can assure you that you will have the time of your life and as we usually acclaim, you will be spoilt for choice.
The population of the city was 2,887,974 as reported in July 2015, making Kyiv the 7th most populous city in Europe
Kiev has a humid continental climate. The mean temperatures range from 13.8°C to 24.8 °C during the warmest months of June, July, and August. The coldest are December, January, and February, While the mean temperatures range from −4.6°C to −1.1°C during December, January, and February.
Presently, with about 25,000 students enrolled, nearly 1,500 are International students from 55 countries. In the 85 years of its history, more than 200,000 highly skilled professionals have been trained successfully. Courses are offered in both Ukrainian and English languages. The degree conferred by NAU is recognized and accepted world over.
The campus consists of 11 dormitories, a health center, equipped with modern diagnostic and medical equipment, a disease prevention department, a cultural and arts center with 1,500 seats, and a sports center.
It also includes “Nutrition Center of the National Aviation University” which is a large modern complex with cafes, dining rooms, numerous bars, with a capacity to cater to more than 1000 students at a time.