Kharkiv, Ukraine: a Powerhouse of Industry, Education and IT

The erstwhile capital of Ukraine, "a heavy machinery giant," "a city of students," and the stamping ground of three Noble Prize winners, Kharkiv is Ukraine's second largest city and a major hotbed of the Ukrainian software development industry. The city is home to a large and ever growing number of R & D centers of both Ukrainian and overseas software development companies. The latter include US, UK, Danish, Swedish, German, Israeli, South-African, and other IT Companies.

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This, along with more than a score of institutes of higher learning that include some of the nation's most well-known technical universities, allows the city's IT industry to maintain a large pool of highly qualified IT talent. Currently, this talent pool is believed to consist of an estimated 8000+ IT professionals.

Software engineers, system analysts, and other IT professionals are trained at such internationally well-known schools, as Kharkiv National Aerospace University after Zhukovsky (KhaI), Kharkiv National University of Radioelectronics (Khnure), Kharkiv National Polytechnic University, Kharkiv National University of Construction and Architecture, Karazin Kharkiv National University (the Ukraine's best university according to QS World University Rankings , 2018) and others. Graduates of the above universities can be found in world-known IT companies in many parts of the globe.

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An educational and scientific juggernaut and a major industrial center, whose enterprises manufacture products that range from garments to turbines to aircraft and state-of-the-art military hardware, Kharkiv also makes it possible to source any complementary expertise that may be required. The high level of Kharkiv IT experts' professional qualifications is promoted by the city's vibrant IT community, a number of IT venues that host various IT events (conferences, hackathons, lectures, workshops) on a regular basis, and several specialized IT schools, offering a wide variety of IT courses.

Also read: Top 5 Reasons to Hire Software Developers in Ukraine

The city of Kharkiv sports a well-developed infrastructure that includes many comfortable hotels, a diverse multitude of restaurants and cafes, and an international airport, connecting the city with Vienna, Warsaw, Milan, Istanbul, Tel-Aviv and other international destinations.

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