Kharkiv State Academy of Physical Culture

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Kharkiv State Academy of Physical Culture
Харківська державна академія фізичної культури
Established 1930
Rector Azhippo Oleksandr Yuriyovish
Students 2 000
Location Kharkiv, Ukraine
Website http://hdafk.kharkov.ua/

Kharkiv State Academy of Physical Culture is a Ukrainian Academy of University level in Kharkiv.

History[edit]

The university opened in 1930 as the National Institute of Physical Education of Ukraine in Kharkiv. Between 1930-1944 was renamed to the National Institute of Physical Education of Ukraine; in 1979-1989 – Sport Faculty of Kyiv State Institute of Physical Culture; 1989-2001 – Kharkiv State University of Physical Culture. In 1944 the institute was transferred to Kiev and changed its name to Kyiv State Institute of Physical Education.

Institutes and faculties[edit]

The Academy consists of 4 colleges, 5 faculties, 18 departments, the Preparatory Centre for foreign students, the School of Outstanding Sportsmanship, a scientific and research centre, the Centre of Computer technologies and information support of the process of physical education and sports. The Academy also provides post graduate courses for its students.

  • Faculty of Sport Games and Martial Arts;
  • Faculty of Cyclic Sports;
  • Faculty of Physical Education and Health;
  • Faculty of extramural (distance learning), re-qualification and postgraduate education.

Sports and supporting facilities[edit]

  • Faculties.
  • Departments.
  • Educational and scientific-methodical department.
  • Department of International Cooperation.
  • Department for promotion of the employment of students and graduates.
  • Library.
  • Technical Department.
  • Reading Hall.
  • Sports facilities.
  • Athletic Club.
  • Research laboratory.

Famous graduates[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 50°00′15″N 36°13′02″E / 50.00415°N 36.21732°E / 50.00415; 36.21732