SOBOLEV
Oleksandr Valeriovych

First Deputy rector
for Research
and Education of KSADA,
graphic designer,
Ph.D. in Study of Art,
Associate professor

FIRST DEPUTY RECTOR FOR RESEARCH AND EDUCATION

Kharkiv State Academy of Design and Arts is an education-and-research, cultural-and-artistic centre which trains students in Art, namely in design, graphic arts, and restoration of works of art. The Academy also offers both a postgraduate training programme and a Doctoral training programme. Besides, a great attention is paid to research at the Academy, as well as to development of cutting edge educational programmes. Numerous cultural-and-artistic events, various creativity actions, and contests are held here.

Mission and strategic goals of Kharkiv State Academy of Design and Arts.

Mission. To make a major contribution to the development of the society by means of offering a higher art, art-and-design education, generating and outspreading a new knowledge, forming creative personalities, and training competitive specialists and academic-artistic staff.

Kharkiv State Academy of Design and Arts performs its mission through achieving the following strategic goals:

  • In the educational sphere – to further the Academy as a leading education and methodology centre in training specialists in the field of art, as well as to ensure its graduates being competitive;
  • In the academic-artistic activity – to hold down leading positions of the artistic and academic school in the fields of Theory and History of Art, Design and artists’ practical activity;
  • In the sphere of staff supplying – to ensure a harmonious development of the creative potential of the academic teaching staff of the Academy;
  • In the international cooperation – to enhance an international role of the Academy; to provide students with the educational services of international standards; to expand creative and academic cooperation with foreign higher educational establishments;
  • In the sphere of the information support – to implement cutting edge IT solutions and software into various areas of the Academy’s activity; to integrate into the national and international information space;
  • In the educational sphere – to contribute to forming a well-balanced multiple personality, active member of the society, and a patriot of Ukraine;
  • In the sphere of the image-building policy – to ensure an all-round presentation of all the latest changes in the Academy which will bring about the general public’s positive attitude and their considering the Academy to be a great educational, artistic, and scientific centre;
  • In the sphere of the financial and technical support – to develop a modern infrastructure and administration system aimed at ensuring the Academy’s high performance.