|Posted on August 9, 2012 at 7:20 AM|
East Ukraine Volodymyr Dahl National University (Ukrainian:Східноукраїнський національний університет імені Володимира Даля) is one of theleading establishments of higher education in Ukraine. It was founded in 1920in memory of Vladimir Dal. It was the first higher educational establishment inwhich specialists in machine-building were trained. During World War II the institutewas evacuated to Omsk (Russia). There it became the basis for the foundation ofOmsk State Technical University.Besides branches in Luhansk the university has branches inother Ukrainian cities (Sievierodonetsk, Rubizhne, Krasnodon, Antratsyt, Livadiya,Feodosiya, Yevpatoriya, Skadovsk).
Nowadays the university has level IV accreditation, with 24faculties and nearly 1,083 professors, 742 of them PhD's. The university owns55 buildings in east and south (Crimea) Ukraine University has about 34,000 Ukrainian(and about 260 foreign) students and offers 124 majors. It used to be thelargest machine-building institute in the former USSR.
In 2001 the university was named after Vladimir Dal (who iscalled Volodymyr Dahl in Ukrainian).