Kharkiv National University of Internal Affairs is the University of the IV-th level of accreditation. It consists of six inner training and scientific institutes (for training specialists of investigative and interrogative units; for training specialists of criminal police units; for training specialists of public order units; of psychology, management, social and informational technologies; of part-time studies; of law, economy and sociology), two outer law institutes (Kirovograd Law Institute, Kherson Law Institute) and one outer branch in Sumy.
There are 35 DSs, more than 350 asisstant professors, masters who work at Kharkiv National University of Internal Affairs and provide cadets and students’ training on budget and contract forms for all law enforcement agencies and other organizations. There are master and post-graduate courses at the University. Four Specialized Academic Councils for obtaining doctor and candidate (master) scientific degrees function here.
Sport and cultural life of the University is highly cultivated. Cadets and students take part in different amateur art activities, play KVN, are the winners of numerous competitions and festivals. Three honoured trainers, ten masters of sport of international level, three honoured masters of sport, 44 masters of sport, and other sportasmen-participants of Ukrainian, European and World championships work and study at the University.
Training and Scientific Institute for Investigators and Interrogators
The Institute trains future investigators and interrogators for the system of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine. The Institute includes 3 departments: criminalistics, forensic medicine and psychiatry; criminal process; criminal law and criminology and also research laboratory on crimes’ prevention and investigation. The training process is provided by 34 doctors and candidates of science. The work on correspondent organizational and methodical materials elaboration is actively conducted.
The leading staff of Regional Departments of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine appreciates the training level of the Institute’s specialists. The future officer of internal affairs bodies must be a physically developed, welleducated and cultural person. Cadets of the Institute are the members of scientific societies, groups of amateur talent activity, sport groups, are the winners of numerous art contests and festivals.
Successes of the Institute and the University were reasons for the leading staff of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine to give the Institute status of basic establishment for training investigators and interrogators within the system of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.
Training and Scientific Institute of Criminal Police
Special detective units play an important role in combating crimes. They are united in criminal police unit. Specialists for these units are trained at the training and scientific institute of criminal police. It trains specialists by the specialties “Law”, “Finances and Credit”, “Accounting and Audit”.
Graduate students of the Institute work in crime detection subdivisions, in subdivisions combating drug trafficking, subdivisions of criminal police on juvenile crimes; subdivisions of Interpol with future opportunity to take part in UN peacekeeping missions; special departments fighting against economical crimes and departments of financial and economical resources and economy.
The training process in the Institute is provided by high qualified specialists in the sphere of law and economy. The scientific and pedagogical staff actively implements new technologies into training process. 3 doctors, professors and 26 candidates of science work at 5 departments of the Institute.
Training and Scientific Institute of Public Order
In order to provide effectively public order in Ukraine it is necessary to improve professional level of police officers keeping public order. These specialists are trained at the training and scientific institute of public order. It trains specialists in qualified degrees:
“bachelor” (study duration – 4 years, form of study – full-time, specialization – administrative and legal) by the specialty “Law” on the basis of secondary education for subdivisions of public order of internal affairs bodies, for special subdivisions of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine “Berkut”, “Grifon”, licensing departments, traffic police, passport and migration service.
“master” (study duration – 1 year, form of study – full-time, specialization – scientific and pedagogical) by the specialty “Law enforcement activity” on the basis of qualified degree “specialist” or "bachelor", training scientific and pedagogical staff for higher educational establishments within the system of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.
There is a research laboratory on crime prevention problems and community policing in the Institute. Legal clinic also works actively in the Institute.
Training and Scientific Institute of Psychology, Management, Social and Informational Technologies
In the conditions of scientific and technical progress significance of informational, technical, psychological subdivisions and subdivisions which also provide community policing increases. The training and scientific institute of psychology, management, social and informational technologies trains specialists by the specialties “Law”, “Sociology”, “Systems of technical information security”, “Computer sciences” and “Psychology”.
The training of future specialists by these specialties is provided by high qualified scientific and teaching staff of the Institute’s departments, where 6 DSs and 38 candidates of science work. There are 2 research laboratories – on statues and other bills elaboration and on staff, sociological and psychological work in law enforcement agencies.
The Training and Scientific Institute of Law, Economics and Sociology
One of the most difficult and complicated tasks connected with training specialists of different qualification degrees, directions and specialties for national economy on contract form is realized by the Training and Scientific Institute of Law, Economics and Sociology.
The institute trains specialists by the following qualified degrees:
“bachelor” on the basis of full secondary education on full-time or part-time bases in law, psychology, sociology, finances, accounting and audit, the systems of technical information security, computer sciences;
“specialist” on the basis of higher education with the “bachelor” degree according to the program of full-time or part-time studies in specialties: law, psychology, sociology, finances, accounting and audit, informational controlling systems and technologies, information with restricted access security and automation of its processing;
“master” on the basis of higher education with the “specialist” qualified degree in the following specialties: law enforcement, finances, informational controlling systems and technologies, psychology, social work.
There are 19 departments and one research laboratory on scientific organization of training process in the structure of the Institute.