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The history of KPI

Кампус КПІ, Корпус № 1, головний корпус

The idea of establishment of technical educational institution occurred to sugar mill workers of south-west regions. On 18th of January 1880 with the active support of the head of Kyiv exchange committee N. Hryakov it was decided to open the subscription for donation-raising. Raising money, guaranteed the contributions of Kyiv patrons and support from the Minister of Justice I. Witte who allowed to make a decision on 25th of November 1896 on private meeting in L.I. Brodskyi’s house to establish Kyiv Polytechnic Institute.

A Short History: Kyiv Polytechnic Institute

Видання КПІ - 1995. Нарис історії: Київський Політехнічний інститут

It presents the history of one of the oldest and most prestigious technical universities of Ukraine, its structure, milestones. Particular attention is given to the most important achievement in the training of highly qualified engineering personnel, activities of leading scientific schools, directions, contributing to the further development of the Ukrainian economy, science and technology.

‘Kyiv Polytechnics: the beginning of the history’. About the book by V.Yankovy and D.Stefanovich

 the book “Kyiv Polytechnics: beginning of the history” by  Volodymyr Yankovyi and Dmytro Stefanovych

I’m proud of the fact that I have been working in the best technical university of Ukraine for 58 years. Of course, I keep an eye on all publications dedicated to its history and present days.

Pages of history of physics chair of Kyiv Polytechnics

Лабораторія точних вимірювань. 1902 р.

The Department of Physics at the Kyiv Polytechnic Institute was created at the same time as the institute – in 1898 its organizer and first director was Professor of Kyiv University Georgy DeMetz (1861-1947).

Renewing the history room of Igor Sikorsky KPI at Scientific-Technical Library

Renewing the history room of Igor Sikorsky KPI at Scientific-Technical Library

During the jubilee year of the university the Scientific-Technical Library named after H.I. Denysenko a series of events to celebrate this important date were conducted: historical lectures, book exhibitions, publications and performances in the press and on the radio.

Country Estate of the Kyiv Polytechnic Institute “Zatishya”

1902. Маєток Затишшя. Будинок завідувача маєтку

The University Library has a unique «Collection of photographic images of the Kiev Polytechnic Institute of the Emperor Alexander II, taken for the album, presented to the former Director V.L. Kirpichev in 1902» in their funds.

Builders and founders of Kyiv Polytechnics

2018.05.24 Виступає лектор Михайло Кальницький

A lecture by a well-known Kyiv historian Myhailo Kalynitsky “Outstanding Kyiv architects of the early twentieth century - employees of the Polytechnic Institute” from the cycle of historical studies “Think about it” gathered on 24th of August in the NTB students and university lecturers, city tou

Save KPI history – A project to the 120th anniversary of Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute

A project to the 120th anniversary of Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute

Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute Library launches the project "Save KPI’s history". We want to save unique testimonies of the university's diverse life and we will be happy to get some printed and unprinted gifts. We collect various materials, it can be:

Jamala in the KPI

2008.10.06 Джамала (Сусанна Джамаладінова) з учасниками хорової капели КПІ після концерту

Each of us rejoices and proud of Jamala's victory at the competition "Eurovision". But not all of us know that this outstanding and at the same time still very young singer repeatedly acted with the National academic choral chapel of NTUU "KPI" (the artistic director - Ruslan Bondar).

Decontamination of water: How was the "KPI Technology" created

Вчені-ліквідатори аварії на ЧАЕС під час нагородження Почесними відзнаками на Вченій раді університету

On the eve of the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster the Edition "Kyiv Polytechnic" held a meeting with the first liquidators of the Chernobyl accident in our institute –  PhD, associate professors A. D. Krysenko and V. P. Basov.



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