It is classical university providing training of future specialists in natural-scientific, humanitarian and economic spheres of knowledge. It offers undergraduate programs leading to bachelor's degrees as well as graduate education leading to master's degrees in 46 specialties. Postgraduate Studies department provides training of scientists in 61 specialties.
DonNU is part of Donetsk Scientific Centre within the structure of National Academy of Ukraine. Scientific research has been conducted in 11 major fundamental and applied fields of science through involvement of teachers and students into different research programs.
Its educational policy is based on best traditions and modern principles, standards and practices of higher education.
DonNU has 12 faculties: Faculty of Mathematics and Information Technology, Faculty of Physics, Faculty of Chemistry, Faculty of Biology, Faculty of Philology, Faculty of Foreign Languages, Faculty of History, Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Accounting and Finance, Faculty of Law and Economics, International Faculty, Educational Centre "Faculty of Allied Trades". Numerous scientific centers: Centre of Foreign Language studies, Institution of History of Donbas region, Youth Centre of Scientific Research, Centre of International and European Law, Specialized Development Laboratory "Turbulence", Educational and Research Institute "Economic Cybernetics", Research and Educational Centre "Convergence of Nano-, Bio- and Info- Technologies for Balanced Regional Development", Research Department "Physics of Magnetic Phenomena and High-Temperature Conductivity", International Security and Euro-Atlantic Cooperation Research Centre, UNESCO Department "Ecology of Industrial Region".
Our University is an essential contributor to the socio-economic, scientific and cultural life of the country, providing excellence in education, participating in the advancement of knowledge through research, and serving the people of Ukraine and beyond.