RECOGNITIONSDuring its existence KNUTD had different names, status, structure. The first name of the University was Kyiv Institute of Leather. It was established on 1 October 1930 with 485 students, on 20 May 1944 - Kyiv Technological Institute of Light Industry, 1993 - State Academy of Light Industry, 1999 - Kyiv State University of Technologies and Design, and on 7 August 2001 owing to national and international recognition, performance and significant contribution to the development of national education and science by the decree of the President of Ukraine, the University was granted a national status. Since then it has the name of Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design.
In 2015 Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design celebrated its 85th anniversary. During its existence the University has become one of the leading educational institutions of Ukraine. Thanks to the efforts of many generations of teachers, thousands of young professionals were trained and now they represent their alma-mater in Ukrainian economy, fashion and design, have outstanding achievements in the development of Ukraine. An integral part of the University activities is integration into the European educational and scientific space, the implementation of training professionals for many countries. High professionalism and selfless team work contribute to strengthening the educational capacity of the state and provide the reform of higher education in the context of global challenges. Taking into account the University achievements, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko congratulated Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design with 85th anniversary.
The University has a high professional and educational recognition, confirming its competitiveness in positions in national and international rankings. Currently, the highest achievement of KNUTD is inclusion in one of the most influential international university rankings QS World University Rankings: EECA - regional ranking of universities in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. The QS rating evaluates the educational and scientific activity of universities based on the results of surveys of more than 140 thousand experts, academicians, employers, as well as indicators of scientific, international and educational activity. Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design took 551-600th place among 688 universities in Europe, 81st place in Eastern Europe, 13th place among 33 Ukrainian universities and 5th place among Kyiv universities.
CEOWORLD Magazine, a world leader in business and technology, has released the results of the annual Ranking of the World's Best Fashion Schools in 2023.
Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design in 2023 ranked 54th among the world's top schools of fashion and design. It is an honor for the university community to be the only representative from Ukraine and Eastern Europe in this educational market. KNUTD is increasing its importance and position every year at both national and world level.
In 2016, KNUTD ranked 88th, and seven years later our position rose to 54th. This achievement is the result of improving the quality of education at the university, the effective work of the scientific and pedagogical team, increasing the scientific potential of scientists and designers, the high achievements of students, graduates and the efforts of the Rectorate Council and the Academic Council.
Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design (KNUTD) successfully implements the project "Development of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Initiatives at the University" within the framework of the British Council in Ukraine Program.
Participation in the British Council Program contributes to the further internationalization and development of international cooperation and the integration of KNUTD into the European educational space.
The successful work of the University in the project was marked by the presentation of the Certificate of Honor by Simon Williams, Director of the British Council in Ukraine.
This award is a professional recognition among the leading Ukrainian universities, emphasizing the unique social significance of education in the modern world.
Department of Pharmaceutical Industry of the Faculty of Chemical and Biopharmaceutical Technologies of Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design, as one of the leaders in training bachelors and masters for industrial pharmacy in Ukraine, highly praised by the experts of leading international electronic magazine CEOWORLD Magazine, took an honorable 61th place among the best higher schools in the world in the field of medical and pharmaceutical sciences, focused on higher education seekers.
"Choice of Ukraine" - National Independent Business Award, whose purpose is to determine the best goods and services in different classifications of economic activities and their further popularization on the Ukrainian market.
According to official data of the state statistics of Ukraine, as a result of research by ICCA - 50 (Congress and Conventional Association at 50) among the companies working in Ukraine according to indicators of financial and economic activity Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design was awarded the status title of "choice Ukraine 2016" for contribution to the development of Ukraine.
The award "Choice of Ukraine 2016" is the result of hard work and well-deserved reputation in the eyes of customers, partners and competitors. It also confirms that the company pays honestly taxes and contributions to social funds, takes care of its employees, creates jobs, introduces new technologies and creates a new type of economy that is not based on natural resources, but on the professionalism.
Also for achieved successes and significant contribution to the development and prosperity of the company, organizational skills, high professionalism and unconditional dedication for the company and the staff the Rector of the University, Doctor of Economics, professor, academician Ivan Gryshchenko has been awarded a national certificate of "Golden Hands".