V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University is a leading Ukrainian research and educational institution with a 215-year history.
In the "Top-200 Ukraine" UNESCO Chair Ranking in 2019, the University ranked third among all Ukrainian institutions of higher education.
According to the annual QS World University Rankings 2020, Karazin University is included in the Top 500 universities in the world. The University ranks 491st, which is the highest position compared to other Ukrainian universities. According to the British publication Times Higher Education 2020 — a weekly magazine specializing in higher education — Karazin University is among the world’s best universities for the second time, ranking in the group 1001+.
Currently, the University consists of 22 Schools and education and research institutes: School of Biology; School of Geology, Geography, Recreation and Tourism; School of Economics; School of Foreign Languages; School of History; School of Computer Sciences; School of Medicine; School of Mathematics and Computer Sciences; Education and Research Institute of Ecology; Education and Research Institute "Karazin Business School"; Education and Research Institute of Computer Physics and Energy; Education and Research Institute "School of Physics and Technology"; School of International Economic Relations and Travel Business; School of Psychology; School of Radiophysics, Biomedical Electronics and Computer Systems; School of Sociology; School of Physics; School of Philology; School of Philosophy; School of Chemistry; School of Law; and the Institute of International Education for Study and Research.
20,724 degree seekers study at the Schools, the Institute of International Education for Study and Research, the Center for Pre-University Education: 16,260 students, 4,066 international students, 301 postgraduate and doctoral students. 438 doctors of sciences, professors, more than 1,274 PhDs, associate professors take part in scientific research and training of specialists. Among the University employees are 30 academicians and corresponding members of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and branch academies.
V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University prepares specialists in 115 majors, covering the whole range of modern classical university education.