The KhAI was founded in 1930. It`s history is closely connected with the development of aircraft engineering and science. The University is famous for it`s creation of the first in Europe high-speed airplane with a retractable landing gear and the creation of the design of the turbojet engine.
The University covers a separate area of the city in the forest-part zone, it amounts to about 25 hectares. The University has 8 academic buildings, research institute and laboratories, library, campus, sport complex, swimming pool, first medical aid point, dining halls, bank, kindergarten, etc.
National Aerospace University “Kharkiv Aviation Institute” (NAU “KhAI”) not only offers high quality services in education and science to its students and partners, but also expanding its activities in the international arena, while strengthening the existing relationships. A growing number of international programs and projects are carried out by the university.
Recently, scientific laboratories of NAU “KhAI” complete a number of developments in the field of high technologies together with well-known enterprises and research institutions in France, Germany, Finland, Israel, Australia and other.
The University implemented a unique educational and research programs with various international institutions. Through these programs students and teachers of NAU “KhAI” have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and enrich the experience of studying abroad and communicating with foreign colleagues. University is popular among foreign students. Now the university trains more than 1,400 foreign students from 45 countries on different directions.