Lviv Polytechnic National University

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Lviv Polytechnic National University  is the largest scientific university in Lviv. Since its foundation in 1816, it has been one of the most important centres of science and technological development in Central Europe. In the interbellum period, the Polytechnic was one of the most important technical colleges in Poland, together with the Warsaw Polytechnic. In 2020, Lviv Polytechnic was ranked globally among top 500 universities according to The Times Higher Education.

From its early establishment Lviv Polytechnic has proved to be a powerful center of science and education in Europe, the generator of technical ideas and inventions. Based on many years of theoretical and experimental activities at the University were developed the scientific schools that are well known in Ukraine and abroad. They have leading positions in Ukraine in the following scientific and technical areas: nanomaterials and nanotechnology, new materials and technologies; energy- and resource-saving technologies; basic research of the most important natural, social and human sciences; advanced computer systems and information technology; instrumentation and measuring equipment.

Over the past decade, Lviv Polytechnic National University has become a true leader among universities and academies of Western Ukraine in providing high-quality higher education in accordance with European standards:

  • the training of bachelor, specialist and master students is carried out by 16 Institutes, where Ukrainian students and students from other countries of the world study 64 bachelor’s degree programs and 57 of which are for master’s degrees. The educational process at the higher education institution is provided by 2500 academic staff members, among which there are almost 400 – Doctors of Sciences, Professors and more than 1200 – Candidates of Sciences and Associate Professors;
  • the University Institutes train scientific and pedagogical staff at the Department of Doctoral and Post-graduate studies in 55 specialties.

Main research areas of Lviv Polytechnic National University

  1. Problems of Economics and Management of innovative development of industrial and economic structures.
  2. Development of new energy- and resouce saving technologies in construction with taking into account trends in environmental management and conservation.
  3. Materials, components, tools and systems for telecommunications, radio, electronic and medical equipment.
  4. Resource saving technologies and management of intelligent systems in energy supplying of economic activity.
  5. Figure research and research of external gravity field of the Earth and planets, creating of GPS software and geospatial data bases.
  6. The movement of the Ukrainian nation for the revival of its statehood and development (early XX century – early XXI century.).
  7. Formation of human dwelling environment by architectural and city planning means.
  8. Development of theoretical bases and technology processes of new organic and inorganic substances and materials for various purposes, chemical and ecological monitoring of existing and new industries.
  9. Perspective computer systems and information technologies.
  10. Modern and technology and resource saving technologies in transport, industry, reliability and diagnostics of machines, structures and facilities.
  11. Development of theoretical bases, software engineering, mathematical software for computer, measurement and control systems and their metrological support and certification testing.
  12. Development of mathematical methods and physical-mechanical models and their applying to solving applied problems.