Kharkiv National University is one of the oldest universities in Eastern Europe. Founded in November 1804 on the initiative of the outstanding educator VN Karazin, according to the letter of Alexander I. Kharkiv University - the only one in Ukraine where three Nobel Prize laureates were trained and worked - biologist I. Mechnikov, economist S. Kuznets, physicist L. Landau Over the years of existence, the university graduated over 130 thousand people. The names of university students are immortalized in geographical names, names of space objects, plants and minerals, laws and formulas. The university was at the root of the entire higher education of the Kharkiv region. An indication of the wide international recognition of the University is that he was one of the initiators of the signing of the "Charter of the Universities" (Bologna, 1988), co-founder of the Eurasian Association of Universities, takes an active part in the activities of the World and European University Associations, teaches about 3000 foreign students, postgraduates and doctoral students, training personnel for 50 countries of the world, under contracts of educational and scientific cooperation with more than 100 universities and other organizations of all continents.