Foundation: Physics is taught at Kiev University since its establishment in 1834. The Faculty of Physics became an independent unit of the University in 1940.
Departments: Astronomy and Space Physics, Experimental Physics, General Physics, Quantum Field Theory, Molecular Physics, Optics, Theoretical Physics, Physics of Metals, Physics of Functional Materials, Nuclear Physics.
Specializations / educational programmes:
Qualification level “Bachelor of Sciences”: Physics and Astronomy
Educational program: Physics
Specializations: Computer’s Materials Science; Computer’s Medical Physics; Computer’s Physics; Fundamental Medical Physics; High-Energy Physics; Materials Physics; Molecular Physics; Nuclear Power; Physics of Metals; Physics of Nanostructures in Metals and Ceramics; Quantum Field Theory; Quantum Computers, Calculations and Information; Space Physics; Theoretical Physics; Photonics, Nano- and Bio- Photonics
Educational program: Astronomy
Qualification level “Bachelor of Sciences”: Metrology and information-measuring (Instrumentation Engineer) equipment
Educational program: Optical Engineering, Optical Engineering (on base of Junior Specialist)
Specializations: Optical Engineering
Qualification level “Master of Sciences”: Physics and Astronomy
– Physics: Medical Physics, Molecular Physics, Photonics, Space Physics, Theoretical Physics
– Physics of Condensed Matter: Materials Physics, Optics of Solids, Physics of Functional Materials, Physics of Metals, Physics of Nanostructures in Metals and Ceramics, Physics of Radiation Medicine
– Physics of Nanosystems
– Physics of Nuclei and High-Energy Physics: Quantum Field Theory, High-Energy Physics, Nuclear Energetics
Qualification level “Master of Sciences”: Metrology and information-measuring Instrumentation
Educational program: Laser and Optoelectronics Technologies
Dean: Makarets Mykola Volodymyrovych, Professor, Doctor of Sciences (Physics and Mathematics).
Military Department: military training programme for reserve officers studying at the Military Academy of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.
Courses offered in foreign languages: Master’s students have the opportunity to study certain subjects exclusively in foreign language.
Dual Degree Program: University of Strasbourg, Charles Sadron Institute, Strasbourg Institute of Physics and Chemistry and Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Faculty of Physics. The memorandum of collaboration in the field of fundamental science research and education with the specializations “Condensed Matter Physics”, “Molecular Physics” and “Nanophysics”
Outstanding graduates: Anatoly Alexandrov (1903-1994) – academician (from 1953) and president of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR; Mykhailo Bilyi (1922-2001) – corresponding Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, rector of Taras Shevchenko State University of Kyiv, chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukrainian SSR; Ivan Gorban (1928-2000) – academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, world famous scientist, Mykhailo Lysytsia (1921-2012) – academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, world famous scientist; Solomon Pekar (1917-1985) – academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, world famous scientist.