Ukrainian State Academy of Railway Transport today holds a leading position in the field of railway transport specialist training not only in Ukraine but also among related institutions of higher education of the Commonwealth.

History of the Academy originates June 12, 1930 , when according to the decree of the Council of People’s Commissars of the USSR N 19/ 672 was established Kharkiv operational and traction Institute of Railway Engineers. The new Institute started classes 432 students. In 1930, Beginnings own activity and postgraduate studies.

In 1932 the school was renamed to Kharkiv Mechanical maintenance and University of Transportation , and in autumn 1933 words ” operational and mechanical ” disappeared from its name. It was then and is still a common abbreviation HIIT – Kharkov Institute of Railway Engineers.

In 1993, HIIT has been accredited by the State Accreditation Committee of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine in full at the IV level of accreditation with the change in status. The Institute was renamed the Kharkiv State Academy of Railway Transport – to the provision of corresponding rights with respect to autonomy. According to the Ministry of Transport and Communications of Ukraine from 28.05.2001 N 346 , the Academy is called – Ukrainian State Academy of Railway Transport. April 8, 2003 decision of the SAC MON Ukraine Academy was re accredited by IV level.

Faculty and Department:

  • Institute of Retraining and Professional Development 

  • Faculty of Transport Operation Control 

  • Faculty of Automation, Telemechanics and Communications 

  • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

  • Faculty of Construction

  • Faculty of Transport Economics

  • Krasny Liman Department of Part-Time Education

  • Center of International Education

  • Centre of Theoretical and Practical Training

The Institute of Retraining and Professional Development provides the following graduate and professional development courses:

Master’s Degree in 15 areas of study connected with Railway Transport. Course duration – 2 years. Part-time education.

A second higher education for Specialist’s degree in all the main specializations of the Academy. Course duration – 22 months. Part-time education.

Professional Development Courses both in the mainstream specializations of the Academy and in specific fields of training (depending on the requirements of an enterprise). Classes can be given both in the Academy and on the customer’s premises.

Professional Development Courses for Ukrainian Transport Sector officials.

Tuition Fees:

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