National Aerospace University Kharkiv Aviation Institute
The National Aerospace University Kharkiv Aviation Institute (KhAI)
Ukraine is one of few countries of the world where aviation and space engineering are developed and manufactured and where skilled specialists are trained for these areas. The National Aerospace University Kharkiv Aviation Institute (KhAI) is the leading one among the Ukrainian educational institutions which turn out such specialists.
The KhAI is a member of International Association of Universitys; Global Association, Organization of Industry and Airport Technology; it is also in the International Catalogue and belongs to the Association of higher educational institutions of Kharkiv city INTERVUZ, as well as to the Aerospace Agency of Ukraine.
The KhAI is a co-executor of some programs which are carried out with universities and companies of USA, Japan, Germany, France, Mexico and Chine. The University takes part in the program of creation of "Alfa” international space station.
In 1992 the KhAI resumed the training of foreign students over 500 foreign citizens from 40 countries of Asia, Africa and America are trained annually at the University. The KhAI covers a separate territory of the city in the forest-part zone, its area amounts to about 25 hectares. The University has 8 academic buildings, research institute and laboratories, library will 1 ml volume in stock, campus, sporty complex, swimming pool, preventurium clinic of first medical aid, dining halls, bank, children garden, etc.
The foreign citizens who are going to enter Ukraine for a training have to complete the full length one-year course at the Preparatory Department where they study Russian language and major disciplines (mathematics, physics, drawing, computer science and others) in Russian. After completing this preparatory course the foreign citizens get the official document of all Ukrainian sample - Certificate of completion of the Preparatory Department course. Foreign citizens, who manage English can be trained in the direction "Aircraft and rocket building".
Terms of entering the first year of study
When entering the first year of study the foreign citizens have to undergo their entrance interviews. Those entrants who have undergone the interview successfully may conclude contracts for a training. The contract should be attached with the following documents:
certificate of completion of the Preparatory Department course of all-Ukrainian or CIS countries sample;
questionnaire or application form of established sample;
documents certifying the unavailability of AID’s infection;
health insurance for granting urgent medical aid (except those foreigners who arrived from the countries which have concluded contracts of granting free urgent medical aid);
birth certificate copy;
8 photos 60 x 40 mm sized.
The order of enrollment into the list of first year students shall be signed only on the ground of availability of the above documents.
List of major specialities for Bachelor's Degree
Accounting and audit
Aircraft and rocket building
Engines and power plants of aircraft
Power machine building
Heat power engineering
Automation and computer-integrated technologies
Geodesy, cartography, organization of the use of land
Metrology, standardization and certification
Metrology and informational and measuring technologies
Ecology, environment and balanced nature management
Commodity research and commercial enterprise
Finances and credit
Economics of enterprise
Document knowledge and information activity
List of major specialities for Master's Degree
Airplanes and helicopters
Aircraft engines and power plant
Control systems of flying machines and their complexes
Airplane and helicopter manufacturing
Aircraft engine manufacturing
Designing and manufacturing articles made in composite
Rocket and space complexes
Aerospace heat engineering
Spacecraft engines and power plant
Engines of rocket-space craft
Life safety measures
Information controlling systems and techniques
Information design technologies
Software of automated systems
Robotic systems and complexes
Radio electronic devices, systems and complexes
Manufacture of electronic devices
Technologies and means of telecommunication
Specialized computer systems
Information measuring systems
Quality, standardization and certification
Management of organizations
Gas turbine power plants and compressor stations
Biotechnical and medical apparatuses and systems
Metrology and measuring engineering
Systems of control and automation
Computer systems and networks
Non conventional sources of power
The Preparatory Department for foreign citizens at the National N.Ye.Zhukovsky Aerospace University During the period of existence of the Preparatory Department more than 600 foreign citizens from 46 countries of the world obtained the knowledge necessary for their further study at the KhAI and other higher educational institutions of Ukraine on engineering, economics and natural sciences.
The training is conducted on the standard curricula approved by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. The students of Preparatory Department study the following disciplines: Russian language, Ukrainian language, mathematics, chemistry, drawing, computer science, computer linguistics, biology (for those who wish to study in the future on natural sciences).
The cost of training amounts to 1500 $ US per year.
The academic year at the Preparatory Department lasts from the 1-st of September to the I-st of July and it consists of two semesters. The foreign citizens have to arrive for a training within the period from the 1-st of September to the 1-st of January. The second semester starts in February. At the end of each semester the students will have to take the examinations followed by holidays. The students of the Preparatory Department may also be exempted from attending classes during their national and religious holidays.
The accommodation conditions for the students of the Preparatory Department are similar to those for foreign students who are trained at other academic faculties.
To enter the Preparatory Department the foreign citizens shall have to submit the following documents:
original or copy of the document of education with an attachment of the list of disciplines and grades certified by a Notary.;
applicant’s health certificate;
document certifying the unavailability of AID’s infection;
health insurance of granting urgent medical aid (except those foreigners who arrived from the countries with which have concluded contracts of granting free urgent medical aid);
copy of birth certificate;
8 photos 60 x 40 mm sized.
The preferable term for entrance into Ukraine is from 15.08 to 15.11 annually.