National Food Technologies University (Kyiv)
The article is devoted to the historiography of the establishing of university
education in the Dnieper Ukraine in the first half of the 19th century. The author
made a periodization the of historiography on this issue. The main documents
of the Ministry of National Education, the decision of the academic councils of
the Kyiv and Kharkiv universities and their coverage in the historical literature
have been analyzed. The basic directions of studies of the pre-revolutionary, Soviet
and modern historians have been studied. The achievements and gaps in the
scientific researches were determined. Further tasks of scientific research are
outlined. Despite of positive evaluation of university studies on this topic, many
questions demand more structurized archival research. Until today no complex
research was devoted to this topic.
Keywords: university, education, historiography, author, research.