National Aviation University
Ministry of Science and Education of Ukraine
1 Cosmonaut Komarov prospect, Kyiv 03058, Ukraine
The National Aviation University (NAU) is one of the largest aviation higher educational establishments in the world. Dozens of thousands of specialists working both in Ukraine and more than 100 other countries were trained here.
The origin of the university dates back to August 1933, when the Aviation Faculty separated from Kyiv Polytechnical Institute and Kyiv institute of Civil Air Fleet emerged.
Twelve institutes, Center for Advanced Technologies and three faculties are located at the main campus of the University in the very vicinity from the center of Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine.
There are also 10 remote educational units: College of Information Technology and Land Management, Industrial and Economic College, Slovyansk College, Kryvyi Rih College, Kremenchuk College, College of Computer Technology and Economic, Vasylkivsky College, Aerospace Lyceum, Professional Lyceum, Kirovograd Flight Academy.
The educational process is provided by highly qualified scientific and pedagogical staff consisting of 15 Academicians and Corresponding Members of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine, 270 doctors, professors and 900 candidates of sciences. Leading airline and industries experts are involved into the educational process at the university.
The University launched powerful scientific schools in the fields of management, mechanics, electronics, electrical engineering, materials science and computer technology. Strong scientific and pedagogical schools enable to train not only engineers but also economists, lawyers, environmentalists, translators, psychologists, sociologists and others.
The main campus of the University is situated on the territory of 72 hectares; the total area of the buildings is 140,000 m2. The training process involves 75 aircraft and helicopters, 42 aviation engines, 3 complex flight simulators, 240 board systems, modelling stands and over 6,000 modern computers.
The scientific and technical library amounts more than 2.6 million issues. The University has the world’s only educational hangar, training airfield, training radio ground with aviation ground equipment, aerodynamic and training complexes.
The life of our students is very interesting. Profound knowledge obtained during lectures and practical training gives them an opportunity to participate in scientific conferences and competitions where they show excellent results. Many students receive rector’s grants and other prizes as awards for their achievements in studies and active participation in the social life of the university.
For almost 80 years of its history more than 200,000 highly skilled professionals has been trained in this higher aviation educational institution. Among them there are well-known scientists, heads of aviation companies, enterprises, organizations and institutions that provide aircraft flights, their maintenance and repair, transportation of passengers and cargo.
The motto of the National Aviation University that to considerable extent reflects its life and activities is:
VIVERE! VINCERE! CREARE! – LIVE! WIN! CREATE!