History of the university

The history of KPI

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.

A Short History: Kyiv Polytechnic Institute

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.

Mykola Shehonin: architect, artist and... teacher of KPI

Last summer marked the 50th anniversary of the death of the extremely interesting architect and artist Mykola Shehonin. Nobody noticed these anniversaries. And once he was a very famous architect in Kyiv and built several landmarks for the Ukrainian capital.

How the name of our university changed

Of the 120 years of existence of Kyiv Polytechnic, 100 fell on the turbulent XX century. Due to changes in the political system and the current situation in the country, there have been constant changes in the name of our university.

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