Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, also known as Київський національний університет імені Тараса Шевченка, is a public university located in Kyiv, Ukraine. Established on November 8, 1833, the university was initially part of the Russian Empire, later becoming part of the Soviet Union before it eventually became part of independent Ukraine. The institution was founded by Nicholas I of Russia and is named after the famous Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko.
With a motto of "Utilitas honor et gloria", Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv operates in the higher education, education, and university sectors. The university is accredited by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and is affiliated with the European University Association. It competes primarily with Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics.
The university's headquarters are located at 60 Volodymyrska Street, Kyiv, Ukraine 01033. It is an active organization operating in the B2B sector and has between 5,000 and 9,999 employees. Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv is an instance of both an organization and an educational institute.