Kharkov State Zooveterinary Academy was founded in 2001 on the basis of Kharkov Zooveterinary institute - the oldest higher school of veterinary medicine in Ukraine, it was 150 years in September 2001. Its graduates work successfully in 78 countries of the world.
Qualifications received in the Academy, give the possibility to work in veterinary clinics, large animal-breeding farms, agrifirms, meat-processing factories, laboratories of veterinary-sanitation inspection, diagnostic laboratories.
There are 30 departments at the Academy, where 219 full-time staff work including 1 Academician, 4 Corresponding Members of UAAS, 31 professors, Doctors of Veterinary Science, 110 Lecturers, Candidates of Science.
The Academy has 12 buildings, situated compactly, a canteen, a recreation centre, 2 stadiums, 2 sporthalls, a club, shooting gallery, horse-training complex, where there are 40 horses, educational and training practical farm "Progress". All the buildings are situated in the picturesque area not for from Kharkov.