National aerospace university

Thanks to the administration and staff the University is well-known in world educational and scientific community. KhAI is a member of the International Association of Universities IAU / UNESCO, the European association of aviation scientists (EASN), European aviation partnership of universities PEGASUS. In 2010 KhAI has joined the Great Charter of Universities (Magna Charta Universitatum), and in 2011 it joined the International Association of technical universities of the CIS.

The university implemented a unique educational and research programs with various international institutions. Through these programs students and teachers of KhAI have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and enrich the experience of studying abroad and communicating with foreign colleagues. KhAI conducts joint training of Ukrainian students with the Turin Polytechnic University (Italy) and the University of Otto von Guericke (Germany) and joint training of Chinese students with Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (China). According to the agreement between KhAI and the Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics students and postgraduates of KhAI participate the scholarship program for Masters and Postgraduates. KhAI every year admits foreign students to its summer school in several areas of the aerospace sector. Every year KhAI increases the number of agreements with foreign universities and institutions wishing to implement student exchange with KhAI.

The University is actively involved in the fundraising. Together with European partners it received the highest number in Ukraine of scientific and educational grants TEMPUS FP-7 and the European Union. Currently, the University is participating in fundraising program ERASMUS + together with partners. Students and teachers of KhAI participate in a such programs as DAAD, Fulbright, ERASMUS + etc. Every year more than 200 students and teachers go abroad to participate in educational and research activities.


The KhAI was founded in 1930. Its history is closely connected with the development of aircraft engineering and science. The University is famous for its creation of the first in Europe high-speed airplane with a retractable landing gear and the creation of the design of the turbojet engine developed by teacher of the KhAI A. M. Liulka who afterwards became the academician and designer of many structures of aircraft engines including the engine of the aircraft Su-27.

The KhAI is unique higher educational institution where the airplanes developed by the Institute Design Bureau under the supervision of Professor I. G. Neman were produced serially at the aircraft plants and run on passenger airlines.

From 1977 to 1984 the Designer General O.K. Antonov run the department of airplane structure at the KhAI.

In 1978 the KhAI was given the name of N. Ye. Zhukovskiy. In 1980 the Institute was awarded with the order of Lenin. In 1998 the N. Ye. Zhukovskiy State Aerospace University “Kharkov Aviation Institute” was founded on the basis of the KhAI and in 2000 the University got a status of the National higher educational institution and got a name of the National Aerospace University Kharkiv Aviation Institute.


  • Faculty of Aircraft Engineering
  • Faculty of Aviation Engines
  • Faculty of control systems of aircraft
  • Faculty of rocket and space technology
  • Faculty of radio engineering systems of LA
  • Faculty of Economics and Management
  • Humanities Faculty
  • Distance Learning Center
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General Medicine

Duration: 6 years

Degree Awarded: MBBS/MD

Language of Instruction: English, Russian, Ukrainian.


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