Department of Publishing and Editing was established in 1959 as a part of the evening faculty of Ukrainian Printing Institute named after Ivan Fedorov in Kyiv. The department was founded and led by famous scientist and bibliologist, teacher, writer, educator, editor, Doctor of Philology, Professor Roman Ivanchenko until his death He was the first in Ukraine who laid the foundation of the theory and practice of editing. Since 1966 Department continued its work as a Department of Editing and since 1975 - as a section of the Department of Books Art. Since 1990 the Department has became a part of Printing and Publishing Faculty of Kyiv Polytechnic Institute.