The National Defence University of Ukraine named after Ivan Cherniakhovskyi

Location: Kyiv, Ukraine
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Field of Knowledge: EducationLawInformation And Communication Technologies (Icts)Military Science, National Security, Security Of The State BorderPsychology

National Defense University of Ukraine named after Ivan Chernyakhovsky is a modern military educational and scientific institution that has been accredited by the Ministry of Education of Ukraine and entered in the State Register of Educational Institutions of Ukraine empowered to train professionals according to the following levels of higher education: "Master" (higher operational and tactical education and higher operational and strategical education), "Doctor of Philosophy", "Doctor of Science". The University also has an autonomy to choose the content of education, to confer academic and scientific degrees, to plan and develop basic exploratory research independently, as well as to manage all types of allocations independent distribution of all publications and other other issues.

The basic direction of the University is the training of specialists with higher education for the Armed Forces of Ukraine and other military formations formed in accordance with the laws of Ukraine, as well as law enforcement agencies and the armed forces of foreign countries.

The university has a doctoral study in 8 scientific specialties and postgraduate studies in 12 scientific specialties. The university has four Specialized Academic Councils for the defense of dissertations thesis defense in military, technical, historical sciences, publishes five professional scientific collections and one scientific journal.

Under the Presidential Decree of 22 February 2013 No 85/2013 the National Defence University was named after Ivan Cherniakhovskyi. The mentioned Decree confirmed the high appreciation of the University personnel in training highly qualified officers for the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

At the same time, the implementation of the tasks of the country’s leadership in the field of military education requires modern approaches, well-considered constructive decisions and practical initiative actions to achieve efficiency in all areas of training professionals for the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Given the demands of the time, the personnel of the National Defence University of Ukraine named after Ivan Cherniyakhovskyi creates plans for the future and sets ambitious goals for the long-term development of the leading higher military educational institution of our country, the formation of the future officer corps of patriotic officers and professional leaders, worthy successors of the glorious traditions of the national army.

Main fields of activities:
  • Educational services
  • Research activities (The Center for Military and Strategic Studies, study for Phd andDoctor of Military Science, publishing office, organization of scientific events)
  • International cooperation (participation and organization of international scientific,cultural events, International programs for students and lectures)
Information about the intended project:

We are ready for cooperation

Previous international experience:

The National Defence University of Ukraine named after Ivan Cherniakhovskyi has established contacts with:

  • National Defence University (Warsaw, the Republic of Poland);
  • Military and political school of the Minister of national defence of People'sDemocratic Republic of Algeria (scientific and technical cooperation)
  • State University of Physical Education and Sport, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
  • University of Physical Education, Hungary, Budapest
  • Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences, Vilnius, Republic of Lithuania

Oleksandr Maistrenko

Leading resercher


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