Luhansk National University celebrated its 94th anniversary on March 1, 2015. This is a holiday not only for one educational establishment but this is an important day in the history of higher education development in Luhansk region. Because the history of higher school in our region has begun since March 1, 1921 – the day of opening the first higher educational establishment of Donbas (Donetsk Higher Pedagogical Provincial Courses).
In 1923 the provincial courses were reorganized as Donetsk Institute of People’s Education which was located in one of the best multi-storey building on T.H. Shevchenko Street.
Luhansk Taras Shevchenko National University is a higher educational establishment of the IV accreditation level. LNU is a quality standard of the Ukrainian education for more than 90 years. Since March 1, 1921 the university successfully performed scientific-and-research and educative activity relying on the best world and domestic traditions in accordance with the modern principles and the latest tendencies of educative sphere development.