National Aviation University

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National Aviation University
Національний авіаційний університет
Motto Vivere! Vincere! Creare!
Motto in English Live! Win! Create!
Established 1933
Type National university
Rector Nikolai Kulik
Admin. staff --
Location Kiev, Ukraine
Affiliations IAU
Website http://www.nau.edu.ua/en/

National Aviation University (Ukrainian: Національний авіаційний університет) is a university located in Kiev (Kyiv), Ukraine. It started in 1933 when the Kyiv Aviation Institute was founded on the basis of the mechanical department of Kyiv Polytechnic Institute. The University consists of 16 institutes, 2 separate faculties, 1 Aviation Academy (KFA NAU), 3 lyceums, 6 colleges and 12 research institutes including their subdivisions and 8 departments. The university has its own center for culture and arts, medical center, library, “Aviator” newspaper and a yacht club. University also supports the State Aviation Museum.[1]

Main historical dates[edit]

  • 1898 - Mechanical department of Kiev Polytechnic Institute
  • 1933 - Kiev Aviation Institute
  • 1947 - Kiev Institute of Civil Air Fleet
  • 1965 - Kiev Institute of Civil Aviation Engineers
  • 1994 - Kiev International University of Civil Aviation
  • 2000 - National Aviation University

Overview[edit]

The history of the National Aviation University dates back to August 1933. Since its founding, the National Aviation University has prepared thousands of experts which work in Ukraine and almost 90 countries around the world. It became the leading institution for training specialists in civil aviation. Some of the alumni are notable industry organizers, scientists, state and military figures. They head educational institutions, air companies, design bureaus, factories, organizations and services within different departments. The university has powerful scientific schools in the fields of mechanics, management, electronics, materials science, electrical engineering, computer science and computer facilities. Academic activities are performed by a highly skilled scientific and pedagogical team, including 23 academicians, corresponding members of the Academy of Science of Ukraine, 280 doctors of sciences, professors, 830 candidates of sciences and senior lecturers, 54 honored people in science and engineering of Ukraine and winners of State prizes.[2]

International activities of the University[edit]

The University has joined the Bologna Convention that makes it possible for students to get diplomas of international standard and improve students’ mobility. The university professors and students collaborate internationally with universities in Spain, Great Britain, Germany, the Netherlands, France, South Korea and other countries. The University also cooperates with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). Two ICAO European Regional Training Centers are successfully functioning for aviation personnel training and upgrading.[2]

University facilities[edit]

The university occupies a total area of about 90 hectares. There are 14 academic buildings standing on 150 000 square meters. The university has 42 aircraft engines, 75 airplanes and helicopters, 240 on-board systems, 3 aircraft simulators, test benches and about 2500 modern computers being used in the educational process. The scientific and technical library has a resource of about 3 million books. The National Aviation University, the only one in Ukraine, has a unique hangar, radio equipment, a training aerodrome with aviation ground handling equipment, an aerodynamic training complex equipped with a wind tunnel, and the State Museum of Aviation. Students of the university also have access to the Sports Complex, the Arts and Culture Centre, the Medical Centre, accommodation in one among the 11 hostels, a cafeteria with a seating capacity for 1000 people at a time, memberships in the Billiard Club and e-club, all located within the students' campus.[2]

Structure of the University[edit]

More than 10,000 students study at the National Aviation University today, among them 1200 foreign students from more than 50 countries.

The National Aviation University consists of:[3]

16 institutes: Information-diagnostic Systems Institute; Aerospace Institute; Electronics and Control Systems Institute; Institute of Computer Technologies; (ICIT); Institute of Municipal Activity; Management and Economics Institute; Legal Institute "Institute of Air and Space Law"; Preparatory Institute; Humanities institute; ICAO Institute; The Institute of Extramural and Distance Education; Institute of Innovative Technologies; Institute of Continuing Education; Land Use and Information Technologies Institute; Institute of Management Technologies; Institute of International Relations (Kiev)|Institute of International Relations;

2 separate faculties: Foreign students faculty; Department of military preparation;

1 Aviation Academy: Kirovograd Fight Academy of National Aviation University (KFA NAU) (http://www.glau.kr.ua/)

3 lyceums: Aerospace Lyceum; Aviation Lyceum #1; Aviation Lyceum #2;

6 colleges: College of Information Technologies, Geodesy and Organization of the Use of Land; Industrially-economic College; Slovyansk College; Kryvorizkiy College; Kremenchuzkiy College; Vasylkivskiy College;

12 research institutes and subdivisions: Research Institute of Technological Systems within Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and; Ministry of Industrial Policy; Research Institute of Integrated Telecommunication Technologies; SRI of the Fleeting Processes; SRI of Design; SRI "Aviatest"; State Research Institute of Aviation; Aerospace Center (http://www.asc.nau.edu.ua); Aerodynamic Research Center of National Aviation University of Ukraine; The Research Design Bureau "Buran"; Center "Air traffic service"; Training Center (gymnasium); Ukrainian National Research Center of Certification of Combustive-lubricating Materials and Technical Liquids;

8 departments: Department of Humanitarian Development; Department of Education and Methodology Main Office; Financial Department; Bookkeeping; Department of Work With Separate Units; Personnel and Documentary Administration; Juridical Department; Foreign Affairs Department.

Honorable doctors and famous alumni[edit]

  • Ascad Kotayt - President of the ICAO Council
  • Dr.O.B Aliu - Representative of Nigeria To ICAO
  • Grachev Pavel - Defense Minister (Russia)
  • Paton Paton - President of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
  • Renato Claudio Costa Pereira - Secretary General of ICAO
  • Nishikawa Eykiti-Honorary Consul General of Ukraine in Western Japan (Japan)
  • Song Kyl Hogue - President Hankukskoho Aviation University (Korea)
  • Eugenio Dominguez Vilches - Rector of the University of Cordoba (Spain)
  • Leonid Kuchma - President of Ukraine
  • Krystyan Aegiali - Director of the European and North Atlantic region ICAO
  • Krivtsov Vladimir S. - President of the National Aerospace University. NE Zhukovsky
  • Edmundas Zavadskas - Rector of Vilnius Technical University (Lithuania)
  • Yuri Davydov - President of the National Academy of Applied Sciences (Russia)
  • Antonio Cuoco - CEO airline "Lufthansa" in Ukraine (Germany)
  • Inozemtsev Alexander - Director - General Designer of OAO "Avyadvyhatel" (Russia)
  • Anatoliy P. Shpak - First Vice - President, Chief Scientific Secretary of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
  • Elmar Shryufer - Professor Technical University of Munich (Germany)
  • Chernomyrdin Viktor Stepanovich - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Russia to Ukraine
  • Mitchell Fox - Head of the Department of ICAO to develop policies and standards for training aviation specialists
  • Romualdas Mechislavovich Hinyavychyus - Rector of Vilnius Technical University. Gediminas (Lithuania)
  • Stogniy Boris S. - National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
  • Yang Ho Cho - President and CEO "Korean Airlines" (Korea)
  • Shidlovskii Anatoly Korniyovych - NAS of Ukraine
  • Pashayev Arif Mir Jalal oglu - Rector of the National Academy of aircraft (Azerbaijan)
  • Muravchenko Fyodor - General Designer state enterprise "Zaporozhye Machine-Building Design Bureau" Progress "them. Acad. O. Ivanchenko
  • Troshchenko Valery T. - Director of the Institute for Problems of Strength of. GS Pisarenko Nano
  • Raymond Benjamin - Secretary General of ICAO
  • Renat Kuzmin Ravaliyovych - Deputy Prosecutor General of Ukraine
  • Kremen Vasily - President of the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine

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See also[edit]

Kiev Aviation Technicum