National University of Ukraine on Physical Education and Sport

Location: Kyiv, Ukraine
Field of Knowledge: EducationHumanitiesHealth

The university opened in 1930 as the National Institute of Physical Education of Ukraine in Kharkiv. In 1944 the institute was transferred to Kiev and changed its name to Kyiv State Institute of Physical Education.

After the independence of Ukraine, in 1995 the university was reorganized in Kyiv National University of Physical Education, which in 1998 acquired the status of national and adopted the name of the National University of Physical Education and Sport of Ukraine.

Four faculties function in the structure of the university and one branch in Ivano-Frankivsk.

  • Faculty of Olympic and Professional Sports
  • Faculty of Health and Physical Education
  • Joint Faculty in preparation of physicians for the physical culture and sports (with the Bogomolets National Medical University)
  • Faculty of extramural (distance learning) and postgraduate education
  • Ivano-Frankivsk College of Physical Education
Main fields of activities:

Physical Education and Sport


Fizkul'tury St, 1, Kiev, Kyiv city, Ukraine

Tel. +38 (044) 289-66-15; 287-54-52, 289-66-15, Fax: +38 (044) 287-61-91