State Academy of Design and Arts Kharkiv

Is one of the oldest art educational institutions in Ukraine. institution of higher education of the 4th accreditation level founded in 1921.

In year 1768 so called additional classes were established under Kharkov Collegium (the predecessor of Kharkov University). Among those classes there was a class of Drawing which as a matter of fact turned into the first state art school in the province. It is notable that it was formed just 11 years after foundation of S.-Petersburg Academy of Arts (1757) which was the only art educational establishment in the Russian Empire at that time. In the beginning of the 19th century the mission of art education was carried on by Kharkov University after it was founded in 1805. The University and its founder V. Karazin made a major contribution to the outspread of art knowledge all over Slobozhanshchina, as well as in the south of the Russian Empire.

It provides Bachelor’s, Specialist’s and Master’s degree programs in Arts and trains students, Material and technical base: three academic buildings, laboratories and 18 educational workshops, hostel, four computer labs, a library (over 140,000 units), museum, art center “Academy” art center “Hudpromloft “.

Almost half of teachers are members of the National Union of Artists and Designers Union of Ukraine. The Academy has a specialized council for defense of theses.

The Academy publishes periodic scientific publications that are included in the list of editions of Ukraine and international centimetric databases.

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<strong>Design of Environment</strong>

<strong>Multimedia Design</strong>

<strong>Fine Art</strong>

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