Social and Humanitarian Research Institute as a structural department of V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University was founded by the decision of the Academic Council of the University on April 29, 2008.
The Institute aims at elaboration and execution of researches that are topical for the development of science and education in Ukraine. Research results are used to solve scientific and social problems in the society, provide educational activities at the University, and improve professional level of young specialists and highly qualified scientific staff.
Structural units of the Institute are:
- Department of Applied Sociology;
- Department of Applied Psychology;
- Department of Legal Studies;
- Department of Education Issues.
The Institute cooperates closely with the School of Sociology of V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University. Together with professors of psychology, sociology and law in October 2011 the Institute organized and conducted a seminar for senior students «Employment in students’ eyes». The Institute is a base for students industrial practice.
The Center for Social and Humanitarian Research is actively involved in the implementation of Karazin University Development Strategy for 2019-2015. The Center is the main executor of Project 5.8 “University Public Opinion”, as well as a co-executor of Project 2.2 “Karazin graduate”, Project 3.3 “Graduates abroad” and Project 5.6 “Debureaucratization of the university life”.
Project 5.8 "University Public Opinion" is implemented by the staff of the Center for Social and Humanitarian Research together with the staff of the Department of Methods of Sociological Research of the School of Sociology.
The Project Manager - Alexander I. Kizilov - PhD in Sociology, Head of the Department of Methods of Sociological Research.
Deputy Head of the Project - Irina I. Kuzina, PhD in Sociology, Associate Professor at the Department of Methods of Sociological Research.