Friday, 6 May 2016

Ukraine: The 400th Anniversary of the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy

National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (NaUKMA) (Ukrainian: Національний університет) is a national, coeducational research university located in Kiev, Ukraine. The Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, the school's predecessor, was established in 1615. The NaUKMA is located on the Academy's grounds in the ancient Podil neighborhood. In 1991, it was re-organized, and teaching began the following year. NaUKMA has the highest level of accreditation as outlined by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, and is one of the thirteen educational institutions in Ukraine having a status of a research and autonomous university. With around 3000 students, NaUKMA is one of the smallest universities in Ukraine. Alumni of the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy played a formative role in the intellectual and church life of Ukraine and Russia in 17th and 18th centuries.Among the most notable alumni were hetman Ivan Mazepa and philosopher Hryhori Skovoroda.



Stamp:
The 400th Anniversary of the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy - Issued: 18-09-2015 with special first day of Issued postmark


Many thanks to Brane who send this nice Maxicard from Serbia.

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