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70th anniversary of G.S. Kostyuk Institute of Psychology of the NAPS of Ukraine


In 2015, G.S. Kostyuk Institute of Psychology of the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences (NAPS) of Ukraine celebrates the 70th anniversary of its scientific activities.


         The Institute was founded on Oct. 1, 1945 by the resolution of the Council of People's Commissars of the USSR 1573 as the Research Institute of Psychology of the USSR. According to the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of 16.06.1992 335 the Institute was subordinated to the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine. In 1996 the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine named the Institute after the famous Ukrainian psychologist, academician Grygory S. Kostyuk.

            Director of the Institute is Sergiy Dmytrovych Maksymenko, academician-secretary of the Department of Psychology, Developmental Physiology and Defectology of the NAPS of Ukraine, Dr. of Psychology, Prof., Ukraine's State Prize winner, Honored Worker of Science of Ukraine, member of the European Academy of Natural Sciences (Germany, Hannover), President of the Association of Psychologists of Ukraine, President of the Global Union of Scientists for Peace in Ukraine.

           The mission of the Institute is the conduct of fundamental, applied and other research to solve the current methodological, theoretical and applied problems of psychological science and practice.

           The main activities of the Institute include: 1) preparation and scientific substantiation of state programs and concepts of education and psychological and pedagogical sciences in Ukraine; 2) conduct of research requested by companies, institutions and organizations; 3) foundation and production of printed and electronic scientific publications; 4) training of highly skilled scientific and educational staff in the field of psychological sciences by postgraduate and doctoral programs; 5) organization and conduct of scientific and practical conferences, seminars, meetings, symposia, congresses, forums, assemblies and other activities to spread psychological knowledge and make known the results of the Institute's activities; 6) the development of methodological foundations and technologies of psychological help rendered to managers and workers in organizations in different social sectors (education, civil service, army, business, medicine, etc.), as well as to pupils, students and their parents.

         To celebrate the 70th anniversary of G.S. Kostyuk Institute of Psychology of the NAPS of Ukraine the Scientific Council of the Institute has planned and approved a number of special scientific events in 2015-2016 (minutes 9 of September 24, 2015).

           We invite our colleagues, partners and friends to participate in these events.

          The information about each event will be posted on the Institute's website: http://inpsy.naps.gov.ua (the ‘70th anniversary of the Institute’ and ‘Announcements’ tabs).

           More information about the main activities of the Institute can be found on the Institute's site.

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