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Our university has a long and glorious tradition that we preserve and multiply today. It has passed its difficult and thorny path, the path marked by scientific and educational laurels, prominent personalities as well as groundless accusations and political repression. However, despite all the obstacles, the oldest in Zhytomyr region institute of higher education continued to work and develop in various forms imposed by authorities and the merited idea of science and enlightment has always been dominant in it.

The powerful potential of the teaching staff, upgraded material and technical supply, modern innovative learning technologies have added to its growing into one of the most prestigious educational establishments of Ukraine. Its more than 80-thousand army of graduates works in all corners of Ukraine as well as abroad. Among them there are famous scholars — mathematicians, physicists, biologists, geologists, linguists, historians, writers, managers of education, diplomats, politicians and state figures. Due to their activities, research and teaching achievements our university is highly valued not only in Ukraine but also far beyond its borders. More details...

Rector of the University Petro Saukh

Petro Saukh

Petro Yuriyovych Saukh (born 05.25.1950) is a Ukrainian philosopher and a graduate of Kyiv Taras Shevchenko State University School of Philosophy has been employed in the universities of Kyiv, Donetsk, Zhytomyr and Rivne, interned and lectured in the universities of the USA, Germany and France. Initially as a junior staff member, P. Saukh launched his professional career as Associate Professor, Full Professor, Head of the Philosophy Department, Dean and, eventually, the University President. A member of the Higher School Academy of Ukraine since 1992, an honorary member of International Personnel Academy (2000), a professor emeritus of many domestic and international universities, a laureate of National Academy of Sciences D. I. Chyzhevskyi and I. Ohienko Awards, an Honoured Educationalist of Ukraine, P. Saukh has been managing Zhytomyr Ivan Franko State University since 2002. More details...