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        The Mykolayiv city council
26 April 2015

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1. Name of the city:Mykolayiv

2. Administrative system:one city council

Mykolaiv is divided into administrative-territorial units - administrative districts which have their borders, territory and title: Zavodskiy, Korabelniy, Leninskiy and Central districts. They are designed for comfortable service of the asset and natural complexes of the city. Borders, the configuration and the territory of the city districts are determined according to their historical, geographical and architectural features, their population, economic characteristics, availability of the engineering infrastructure and the environment of the city. Every district is divided into micro-districts which are defined according to social and architectural characteristics.


Amiralskaya str., 20, Mykolayiv 54027, Ukraine

Name and position

Telephone number

Mayor of the city Yuriy Granaturov

+38 (0512) 37-30-11

First Deputy Mayor Yuriy Andriyenko

+38 (0512) 37-30-14

AMINISTRATION OF CENTRAL DISTRICT Inzhenerna str.,1, Mykolayiv 54001

Head of the Administration Igor Volkov

+38 (0512) 37-56-87

AMINISTRATION OF ZAVODSKIY DISTRICT Chigrina str.,9, Mykolayiv 54020

Head of the Administration Viacheslav Karzev

+38 (0512) 36-24-67 47-81-69

AMINISTRATION OF LENINSKIY DISTRICT Zhovtneviy avenue.,1, Mykolayiv 54003

Head of the Administration Petro Movchan

+38 (0512) 24-91-38

AMINISTRATION OF KORABELNIY DISTRICT Zhovtneviy avenue.,314, Mykolayiv 54050

Head of the Administration Olexandr Zukanov

+38 (0512) 25-50-20


Housing and Communal Services Department Admiral Makarov str.,7, Mykolayiv 54030

Deputy Mayor Director of the Department Oleksiy Kovalenko

+38 (0512) 53-77-11

FINANCE DEPARTMENT Amiralskaya str., 20, Mykolayiv 54027, Ukraine

Deputy Mayor Director of the Department Valentyna Bondarenko

+38 (0512) 37-31-43

The authorities responsible for the implementation of investment projects:

Executive Committee of Mykolayiv City Council:

  • Economy and Investment Department - (0512) 37-07-18; Head of the Department Shulichenko Tatiana
  • Industry and Investment Section of the Economy and Investment Department - (0512) 37-07-18; Head of the section Julia Miahkova
  • Housing and Communal Services Department Investment, Coordination of Work with Multidwellings owners association, Community association, and Communal Services Perspective Development Division (0512) 47-21-91.

3. History of the city

Mykolayiv was founded in 1788 by the Duke Grigoriy Potyomkin at the place of Southern Bug and Ingul rivers junction. Up to the receiving of the official status by our city it was named very decently - shipyard on the Ingul River, because it was placed in the month of the Ingul River where the Ingul River flows into the Southern Bug. It got its name in a year after the victorious capture by storm of the Ochakov fortress by the Russian army under the leadership of Generalissimo Alexander Suvorov. Ochakov fell in December 1788, on the holiday of St. Nicholas, the patron of sailors, so the new town was named in his honor. The first church built in the town in 1790, as well as the first ship are also connected with the name of St. Nicholas. The city was built according to the special drawings of the famous Russian architect Ivan Starov with straight streets and blocks of regular shape.

The town was devoted to shipbuilding and fleet. For almost a century it was the headquarters of the Russian Black Sea Naval Fleet.

The opening of the commercial port in 1862 enhanced the towns transformation to a big merchant port. This fact found its reflection in the citys coat of arms that was approved in 1883 and restored in 1997. By the end of 19th century the Mykolayiv port's foreign trade turnover grew to make it the third biggest after Petersburg and Odessa, and the biggest in the country by exporting grains that were supplied from the steppe regions.

Within the historically short period of time transformed from a small shipyard to a big industrial, business, political and cultural center of the Southern Ukraine. Since "Saint Nicholas" launching, more than two thousand warships and other vessels have been built on Mykolayiv three shipyards, among them frigates, battleships, torpedo boats, submarines etc.

In the postwar years Mykolayiv was one of the biggest shipbuilding centers in USSR. At the present time the ships are built at three shipyards Chernomorskyy shipyard, 61 Communards shipyard and shipyard Ocean.

Today Mykolaiv is a big industrial center on the south of Ukraine, administrative center of Mykolayiv region. It is divided into four administrative-territorial units administrative districts, which have own borders, territory and name.

4.Natural and geographical potential

Mykolaiv covers an area of 260 km2 (1,1% of the region territory). It is situated in the south of Ukraine.

To natural vegetation belong the motley (wormwood, tansy) - fescue-grass vegetation, mastitis pilose, kostenets umbrella frequent, freckle spring, chickweed tymenolysta, Shrenka tulip, hyacinth white, cornflower, Skrobyshevskoho osier bed, couch grass, foxtail, sedge, bulrush, Romance. Typical are maples, sycamine, maple, walnut, hawthorn, wild rose, dereza, etc. For the city is typical continental (warm and moderately dry) climate, average temperatures are + 10 C. Typical: long, hot, rainless summer, short warm autumn, short little snowfall winter, early and warm spring. The average air temperature in January -2,5 ? C below zero, in July - 23,9 ? C of heat. The absolute maximum +40,1 ? C, the absolute minimum of -30 ? C.

5. Resources and raw potential.

Water Resources: the Inhul river, the Southern Buh river, the Dnipro-Buh estuary

Green plantations - 760 hectare, including broad-leaved trees - 230 hectares. The average age of plants is 30-35 years.

6. Borders:

Mykolayiv borders on the Novoodesky district in the north, on the Zovtnevyi district in the east and south-east, on the Mykolaivskyi district in the north-west.

7. Populated area

The city of Mykolayiv is an administrative centre of Mykolayiv region. It is situated in 600 km south - east from Kyiv; 150 km from Odessa; 80 km from the Black Sea at the confluence of the Buh estuary and Inhul river.

8. Population of the city

On December 1, 2014 the population of Nikolayev, according to amounted 494.9 thousand people (42.5% of the population of theregion). During January-November 2014. number of residents decreased by 41 people.

The density of population is 1905 persons per sq km.

The amount of unemployed persons on January 1, 2015 is 3754 persons/

The average age of population is 41,2 years.

The average monthly wage in Nikolaev for 2010 is 3344,37 hryvnas.

The level of education:

  • complete high education 18,9 %;
  • basic high education 0,8 %;
  • undergraduate education 20, 4 %;
  • complete general secondary education 35, 4 %;
  • basic general secondary education 12,9 %;
  • elementary general education 10,3 %.

Average annual number of wage workers by types of economic activity

According to the diagram the largest share of population is engaged in industrial production (53500 persons).

9. Gas supply, water supply, heat supply

Gas supply.

The city is supplied with gas by 87,6 %.

The natural gas is installed with gas pipelines of a total length of 7500 km. 330 000 flats, industrial plants, objects of communal and household purpose are supplied with gas.

Water supply:

  • 1190,2 km of water systems;
  • 19 wells;
  • 1 unit of water supply treatment facilities;
  • 2 units of sewage treatment facilities (Halytsynivski sewage treatment facilities and Varvarivski sewage treatment facilities);
  • 177600 subscribers are supplied with water.

Sewage system: the sewage system has a length of 653.5 km, the sewage treatment facilities capacity is 104 000 cubic meters per day.

Heat supply.

The city territorial community is an owner of the integral property heat-and-power engineering complex. It includes 58 fixed boiler rooms, 19 furnace/boiler rooms and roof-boiler rooms with a heating capacity of 409, 629 Gcal per hour, 16 central heat supply station and boiler houses, 82,9 thousand linear meters of heat networks that have been rented out to the regional communal enterprise Mykolayivoblenergo according to the Resolution of Mykolayiv City Council.

The regional communal enterprise Mykolayivoblenergo has 7 heat supply districts, the centralized equipment repair workshop, the electrical workshop, the measuring equipment operation and repair department, the gas pipelines and gas-burning installations operation department, the fleet, management, inspection and supply departments. There are 42 fixed boil rooms of total heating capacity of 199,525 Gcal per hour, 54 central heat supply station and boiler houses on the enterprise balance.

Open joint-stock company Mykolayiv Heating and Power Station is a source of power supply that provides with heat and electricity the city. Its heating capacity is 410 Gcal per hour, its electrical capacity is 40 MW.

The main kind of fuel at open joint-stock company Mykolayiv Heating and Power Station is natural gas. Mazut is used as a standby fuel. The basic equipment of the enterprises includes 4 power boilers, 3 water heat boilers and 3 turbogenerators.

The heat supply optimization system is worked out in the city.

Nowadays one of the most actual issue of the city economy development is an energy-saving. Taking into account constantly increasing prices, a high level of heating expenses it is worth to implement energy-saving projects. Local authorities are actively working in this line.

10. Roadway covering

There are 810 streets in the city. The total length of roads is 834,9 kilometers. There are no motor roads of state importance in the city. The length of the motor roads for general use is 834,9 kilometers including 190,3 kilometers of earth roads, 137,3 kilometers of hard cover roads and 507,3 kilometers of improved roads (an asphalt).

11. Transportation lines

International transport corridors.Eurasian International Transport Corridor (Odesa Mykolayiv - Kherson - Djankoj - Kerch) and Transport Corridor of Black Sea Economic Cooperation (Reni - Izmail - Odesa - Mykolayiv - Kherson - Melitopol - Berdyansk - Mariupol - Novoazovsk) are passing through the city.

Motor roads. The motorwayM-23 (Reni Rostov-na-Donu) is passing through the city. It is connected with the motorwayA-276 by the motorwayM-20. It also has access to the motorwayM-2 (Simferopol Kharkiv Moscow ).

Rail Roads.Mykolayiv has a strong railway junction which connects the region with other regions of Ukraine, CIS and the world.

Air transport.Communal Enterprise International Airport Mykolaiv, Kulbakyno airfield.

Water transport. There are three sea ports and one river port in the city. They are the following:

  • SE Mykolaiv Sea Commercial Port;
  • SE Specialized Sea Port Oktyabrsk;
  • Sea Specialized Port NIKA-TERA Ltd;
  • SE Mykolayiv River Port Subsidiary Company of UkrRechFlot.

Mykolayiv ports are important parts of the city infrastructure. Mykolayiv ports are navigable the year round. Every port of Mykolayiv has its own specific features and possibilities of the cargo processing.

In SE Mykolaiv Sea Commercial Port general (metal production, scrap metals, technical equipments, cargoes in packages etc.) and bulk cargoes (oil products, coal, iron ore, pig-iron, phosphorites, grain crops) are processed. The separated specialized subdivision Dnipro-Buhskiy of SE Mykolaiv Sea Commercial Port is an exclusive port in Ukraine that is specialized in the bauxites processing.

In SE Specialized Sea Port Oktyabrsk box and piece cargoes (including cargoes that need special conditions of processing and keeping) are processed and kept. There are opportunities for the general cargoes and containers reloading in the port.

In Sea Specialized Port NIKA-TERA Ltd mineral fertilizers (potassium chloride,ammonium sulphate,carbamide, ammonium nitrate, diammonium phosphate, nitroammophos,phosphorites ) are transferred and kept.

SE Mykolayiv River Port Subsidiary Company of UkrRechFlot processes mass export-import cargoes: metal, timber, coal, coke, scrap metal, iron ore concentrate, mineral-building cargoes, mineral fertilizers, agriculture production.

The network of local bus route with total length of 1530 kilometers is created in the city to satisfy the Mykolayiv citizens needs of passenger carriage. It includes 96 bus routes.

19 buses of high capacity, 183 buses of middle capacity and 1008 minibuses are used to service route network. It is used 1320 movable items including approximately 1250 movable items that work every day to service the route network. According to statistics the annual volume of passenger carriage in Mykolayiv is 94500 thousand passengers (259 thousand passengers per day).

12. Advanced Communications

The network of telephone long-haul, wire and mobile communication, the cable telecommunications systems, wire broadcasting, the telemechanic systems of enterprises and Internet are developed. The total length of cable telephone network is more than 6.4 thousand km with 12 channels of broadcast television, 3 cable television companies, the city municipal broadcasting company "MART" and the on-air broadcasting channels.

Till 01.09.10 more than 350 thousand fixed phones were set, 7- ISPs companies were recorded; the percentage of coverage is within 53%.

The mobile communications network is developing within the city rapidly. 4 mobile operators are already exploited: Kyivstar, MTC, "Beeline", Life. Coverage of mobile communications in the city reaches 100%. Communications services are provided by 28 JSC Mykolaiv telephone branches of the JSC Ukrtelekom and 34 Mykolaiv post office branches of Ukrposhta.

13. City infrastructure.

The city infrastructure is well-developed. Trade, consumer services and public catering, supermarket chain are also well-developed.

The population is serviced by:

  • more than 20 big department stores of total square of more than 100 thousand sq m (Velyka Kyshenya, Southern Buh, Furshet,METRO Cash and Carry , Tavriya V, Epitsentr, 33 sq m, Praktiker, etc);
  • 22 markets of total square of more than 260 thousand sq m and more than 15 thousand market stalls. The biggest markets are Central Market, Market Kolos, Korabelniy Market, Market Shtrasse, Market Klakson etc;
  • more than 2000 stores;
  • more than 800 eating facilities including restaurants, cafes, pizzerias, coffe houses;
  • 19 hotels and hotel-restaurant complexes. Hotel Palace Ukraine, Continent, Metalurg, Oleksandrivskiy are the biggest.

Finance and credit network of the city includes 23 bank branches. Raiffeisen Bank Aval, PrivatBank, Oschadbank, State export-import bank, First Ukrainian International Bank PUMB, EnergBank, Bank Forum, Pivdennyi Bank, Brokbusinessbank, Imexbank are the main banks. There are 21 insurance companies, branches and offices (ASKA, Garant-Auto, Incomstrakh, Ukreksimstrakh, Oranta, POCHO, PZU Ukraine etc.).

14. Peculiarities and competitive advantages of the city:

  • powerful industrial, scientific, labor potentials;
  • extensive transportation system (motor, water, air and railway transport);
  • developed sea and river ports;
  • qualified labor force;
  • opportunity of the stuff retraining;
  • a lot of small enterprises;
  • free plots of land;
  • free production space of enterprises;
  • developed infrastructure;
  • experience of working with large foreign investors;
  • developed finance-credit network;
  • teaching of foreign languages by local educational institutions ( from primary schools to universities);
  • willingness of local authorities to cooperate.

15. Industry

The industry in the city is represented by:

  • metallurgy and manufacture of fabricated metal products (32.1% in the structure of sold industrial production, 97,7% - in the total amount of sales the industry);
  • machine-building including shipbuilding (26,9% and 90,4% resp.);
  • manufacture of food products, beverages and tobacco (17,5%, 28,1%);
  • light industry (0,7%, 12,2%);
  • chemical and petrochemical industry (1,6%, 73,9%)
  • others.

Implementation of industrial output for 2010 - 2014 (thousand hryvnas)

According to the Central Statistical enterprises of the city by 2014 the volume of industrial products (goods and services) is 12061.1 million.

More than 50% of industrial products of Mykolaiv accounted for two of the most powerful company LLC "Nikolaev alumina plant" and SE NVKH "Zorya" - "Mashproekt."

Industrial enterprises provide more than 90% of state gas turbine production (GP "Research and Production Complex hazoturbuvannya" Zorya "-" Mashproekt "), 80% alumina (LLC" Nikolaev Alumina Plant "). A large share in production Ukraine accounted for shipbuilding shipbuilding products produced by enterprises of the shipbuilding industry in the city.

In heavy industry in advanced food processing (particularly the rise occurred after 1991 due to foreign investments) - in Ukraine and abroad enjoys continued popularity of products, PJSC "Lactalis-Mykolaiv" Nikolaev Branch of PJSC "SUN InBev Ukraine" and so on. "NIBULON" - the largest domestic agricultural producers, investors and exporters, one of the leaders of the domestic agricultural market.

Among light and processing industries leading positions are taken by such companies as LLC WTF "Velam" - manufacturer of mattresses and spring unsprung, technical textiles TM "Nikoteks" bedroom accessories; firm "Angel" - the manufacturer of high-quality, elegant and comfortable lingerie cooperates with famous foreign brands; LLC "Kifa" - the manufacturer of swimwear and knitted garments.

The main industry enterprises of the city are:

Mykolayiv Alumina PlantLtd the present enterprise is one of Europe's largest and most advanced in the aluminum industry. Main products: metallurgical alumina. It is certified with quality management system of international standard EN ISO 9001:2000.

SE "Shipyard named after 61 Communards is one of the largest shipbuilding enterprises in Ukraine. The various types of dry cargo ships (refrigerators, bulk carriers, container carriers), special vessels (rescue vessels, tugs, trawlers etc.) and also sips and vessels for Navy can be built on this shipyard owing to the many years experience of workers. The technological and organizational capacities of the shipyard allow building of modern, highly efficient and reliable ships and vessels of all types and appointments.

State enterprise Scientific and Production Complex for Gas Turbines building "Zarya"-"Mashproekt the CIS largest developer and manufacturer of ships and industrial gas turbine engines for the Navy, the gas and energy industry, as well as of gears with capacity up to 35 MW. The ISO 9001:2000 quality system was implemented.

JSC "Lubricating and filtering equipment plant"makes the unique lubricant system which enables to reduce the repairs and maintenance costs in 2-3 times and lubricants materials consumption on 30-50%. The ISO 9000-ISO 9004 quality system was implemented.

PJSC"Equator Plant"- The producer of wide range of air condensation and cooling equipment for ships and industrial use: separately standing local and central condensers; air coolers and heaters; air separators; radial and axial electric fans; special spark- and explosion proof fans; fans for pumping air bearing aggressive impurities; air heating and feeding heat generators; equipment for industrial steam generators; smoke exhausters; fans for feeding air into furnaces of boilers; gas burners; residual fuel burners; residual fuel and gas burners; different types of radiators for motor-cars and tractors, etc.

NIBULON Ltd. -is the largest Ukrainian agricultural producer, national investor and cereal exporter. It has own cargo terminal, the most modern in Europe.

PTF VELAM is one of the leading companies manufacturing non-woven fabrics, mattresses and bedroom accessories, using only safe and high quality materials. The ISO 9001:2000 quality system was implemented.

Private SC Laktalis-Mykolayivproduces about 140 kinds of dairy products with the brand President, the daily shipping in sales network is 140-160 tons of products.

Mykolaiv branch of Public SC "SUN InBev Ukraine is a leading enterprise on Ukrainian beer market. It is a manufacturer of international brands: Stella Artois, Brahma, Beck's, Staropramen; national brands: Chernihiv, Rogan, Jantar, TALLER.

Sandora Company is a manufacturer of natural fruit and vegetable juices, nectars, drinks and wines in Tetra Pak packing. It has 8 trade marks, 216 assortment names. Export to 20 countries. The ISO 9001:2000 quality system was implemented.

Small businesses

Entrepreneurship in Mykolayiv continues to develop. There are more than 7000 small businesses and almost 4000 entrepreneurs. Admission to the budgets of all levels from small businesses is more than 23%.

16. Housing and Communal Services:

In the city of Mykolayiv the Organization of Apartments Buildings Joint-owners is represented by 262 houses, the total area is 1037.3 thousand sq. m; housing cooperative by 20 buildings with total area of ??79.2 thousand sq. m. Community-owned housing comprises 3081 dwellings with 122.8 thousand apartments with total area of ??6327.6 thousand sq. m.

The population is served by more than 30 municipal (communal) enterprises.

Services for the solid waste removal are available due to communal enterprise Obriy, MP "Mykolayivkomuntrans" and 4 customers services in the citys districts. 14 housing services departments (enterprises) provide services in housing maintenance and servicing.

Continuous water supply in city is provided by communal enterprise of Mykolayiv City Council "Mykolayivvodokanal", which has projects concerning the modernization of citys water supply and sewerage network. This project allows to citizens to receive high-quality drinking water.

The state of roads in the city is relentlessly controlled by CE ELU Avtodorig" and CE "Doroga ". The specialized communal enterprise serves the citys traffic lights. The outdoor lighting operation is provided by the CE Economic and estimated department of building mechanization. Passenger transportation in the city is provided by CE "Mykolayivelektrotrans.

Implementation of urban policy in the regulation of relations arising in the process of outdoor advertising and small architectural forms location is assigned to the CE of Mykolayiv City Council Aesthetics bureau of the urban environment ".

Organization of cultural and leisure activities of citizens is also under the power of the citys communal enterprises. CE "Mykolayiv Parks" maintains public parks in good condition for citizens rest. Mykolayiv Zoo is one of the favorite places for adults and children. CE Children's Health Center Dolphin welcomes children for health improvement in summer. The food in citys schools and kindergartens for little citizens is provided by communal production enterprise (CPE) for catering services in schools and by CE "Mykolayiv vegetable base".

Service broadcasting is provided by CE Television and Radio Broadcaster Mart.

Mykolayiv municipal enterprises have the considerable experience and plans for improvement and expansion of their production.

17. Building activity

During 2014 the regional center companies performed building works to the sum of 619,9 mln. hryvnas, or 63,7% of the total regional volume.

The priority local authorities policy is creating conditions for stabilizing the building, promotion of the building industry, creating the favorable investment climate in the medium-term period. In the financial year the growth positive tendency in development of capital investment in building is continued. The volumes of building works are increasing.

The main directions of the industry development are:

  • modernization and technical re-equipment to meet the economic and energy saving requirements;
  • rational use of land by optimizing the density of development;
  • completion of unfinished housing;
  • reconstruction of dwelling houses of first series, non-residential buildings belonging to the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine;
  • increasing the production of high quality heat insulation and roofing materials etc.

The purpose of this work is to ensure the harmonious development of Mykolayiv city, especially attractive investment areas, and to create the reasons for increasing of development rate of urban planning that meets international standards.

18. Social sphere

1. Education:

Totally 151 educational institutions are function in the city; they are controlled by the Department of Education of The Executive Committee of Mykolayiv City Council. Among them:

  • general education schools, lyceums, gymnasiums, colleges - 65;
  • evening schools - 3;
  • pre-school education - 71;
  • The Teachers house - 1
  • in the city are also opened the private and departmental education institutions - 12.

High education institutions:

Nikolaev is the acknowledged center of higher education and science. Thousands highly qualified specialists graduate from institutes and universities annually. These universities are well-known in Ukraine and abroad. Among them: National University of Shipbuilding named after Admiral Makarov (trains specialists in all shipbuilding professions, the degrees are recognized in USA, Germany etc.), Mykolayiv National State University named after V.Sukhomlynskyy, Mykolayiv State Agrarian University, Black Sea State University named after Petro Mohyla, Southern Slavic Institute of the Kiev Slavonic Studies University, Mykolayiv branch of Kiev National University of Culture and Arts, Mykolayiv educational center of Odessa National Law Academy, Mykolayiv Interregional Institute of Human Development of International University for Human Development Ukraine, Mykolayiv branch of the European University, Mykolayiv Polytechnic Institute.

National University of Shipbuildingnamed after Admiral Makarov. Today it is the leading university in Ukraine training specialists for shipbuilding and related industries and for national economy. During its 90-year history it prepared almost 50 thousand professionals for Ukrainian and foreign shipbuilding.

The University provides training for engineering and scientific personnel of high qualification - junior specialists, bachelors, masters, the modern level of research and training of teachers, candidates and doctors.

The infrastructure of planning and research in the university has been successfully formed and works. It is based: on the scientific advisory council of the University, the scientific-technical council on research areas, 15 research schools, including "Navigable abilities research and development of new types of vessels, Preparation and combustion of fuels, Pressure soldering and welding in the vacuum, Air conditioning and refrigerators, Advanced energy technologies, Gas-thermal coatings. 7 branch labs and 6 scientific and technical centers, including centers of polymetric metrological certification systems, underwater technology, energy saving and environmental safety are well-known in Ukraine and abroad.

Among the graduates of this university are many famous Ukrainian scientists and the world famous shipbuilders.

Mykolayiv National State University named after V.Sukhomlynskyy is one of the oldest universities in southern Ukraine. It was founded in 1913 as a teacher's institute. Today Mykolayiv National State University named after V.Sukhomlynskyy - is the leading university in the south of Ukraine. The University comprises: three institutions (pedagogical education, physical culture and sport, history and law), six faculties (economics, philology and journalism, foreign philology, psychology, mechanics and mathematics, natural) and the technical school.

The considerable attention in the university is given to organization of research and teaching work of lecturers and students. The researches are carried out in cooperation with leading scientific institutions of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine. 18 research laboratories and centers are functioning here successfully.

The main directions of scientific and technical activities of Mykolayiv National State University named after V.Sukhomlynskyy are the basic and applied research in humanities, natural, psychological, pedagogical, social and economic sciences.

The significant archaeological discoveries in the frames of archaeological research program of ancient monuments in the Steppe Region Pobuzhya were done due to the university scientists.

Postgraduate course and doctoral candidacy are also works here, the university has 2 specialized academic councils for candidate's dissertations defense.

The whole Ukraine is also proud of the achievements of successful athletes from the Institute of Physical Culture and Sports in the Mykolayiv National State University named after V.Sukhomlynskyy.

TodayBlack Sea State University named after Petro Mohylacreates all conditions for development of the young professionals of the new generation. The university has such faculties, as computer, economic, political, environmental and medical sciences, sociology and law. The university consists of three institutions: Philology, Public Administration and Postgraduate Education.

The Innovation Technology Center in the frames of the UNO project "Innovation Springboard: an invitation to cooperation" was opened at the university.

Mykolayiv State Agrarian Universityis the leading teaching and research institution of higher education in southern Ukraine, known as a leading center of agricultural science in the Black Sea region. For several years this university takes the second place in the rating among higher agricultural education institutions. Evidence of high scientific level of teachers and students - is the second place in the rating for scientific work.

Research works in the university are carried out in three scientific directions: economic, agricultural and engineering. The university has the considerable scientific potential, which provides for the effective research on up-to-date level. The researches are carried out in laboratories with modern equipment, on the research field of educational, scientific and practical center and in the advanced regional enterprises.

The scientific schools of the famous scientists are opened and worked in the university.

The soil-agrochemical laboratory was created by the group of highly qualified soil scientists and agro-chemists from the soil-science and agro-chemistry departments of the Mykolayiv State Agrarian University. The agricultural lands agrochemical researches on the base of advances in the sphere of soil-science and agro-chemistry information technology are carried out here.

The Mykolayiv State Agrarian University includes the Research Institute of Modern technologies in agricultural complex. The activities of this Institute is aimed to agriculture and agricultural sector management improving, ensuring of industry high growth, the effectiveness of food safety and export potential forming, implementation of modern technologies to agriculture of the southern region.

The main profile ofMykolayiv Branch of Kiev National University of Culture and Artsis the training of young specialists in social and cultural sphere.

Lecturers and students carry out researches in the field of culture, arts and handicrafts of multinational population in southern Ukraine according to the comprehensive plan for ongoing research theme: "Spiritual culture of southern Ukraine. Tradition. Modernity". With the participation of department scientists the Program of spiritual revival of Ukrainian and other national cultures in the Mykolayiv region was created, the sociological study "Mykolayiv Folk Art Culture: historical origins and contemporary development problems" took place. Leading experts were directly involved in the work on the state program "Culture. Enlightenment. Leisure." which united together efforts of scientists, practitioners of national and cultural communities to find effective ways of Ukrainian culture and minority cultures developing.

The artistic and creative activity of the university branch is developing fruitfully. National choir of the musical performance department - is the repeated winner of the All-Ukrainian contests of choirs named after M. Leontovich and P. Demutsky; it is one of the best choirs in Ukraine. The relatively young folk dance group Mykolayiv became the winner of international and national competitions, in 2002 it received the honorary title of National and won in international festivals and competitions several times. The active work of Youth Theater "Stuck", KVN team "Balamutky and other creative groups are well known in Ukraine.

Mykolayiv Branch of Kiev National University of Culture and Arts is the modern university, which took the leading position in the educational services among universities of social and cultural sphere; it has its own unique appearance, impeccable reputation, good traditions and artistic achievements.

9 scientific and research institutions located in the city are involved into scientific development and development of new technologies.

2. Health protection:

An extensive network of state, municipal and private medical institutions operates in Mykolayiv, the total control over their work and service quality is carried out by the Mykolayiv Health Department.

The medical care is provided through 32 outpatient polyclinics and 22 medical institutions, the station of blood transfusion, dental, medical centers, private offices, the number of health centers and dispensaries ("Znannya", "Dubky", "Ingul", "Pivdenny"). The medical units operate on the base of large citys enterprises.

The sector of private medicine as a general therapeutic and special - diagnostic, dental, drug-neurological, children's orientation is developing in the city.

The network of health care institutions which is subject to Health Department of Executive Committee of Mykolayiv City Council, on October 1st, 2010 is represented by the following healthcare services providers: 5 hospitals, 3 maternity hospitals, 5 polyclinics for adults, 4 polyclinics for children, municipal TB dispensary, ambulance station, children's dental clinic and by 3 dental policlinics for adults.

3. Culture

Mykolayiv is the significant cultural and educational center of Southern Ukraine. There are 58 cultural facilities functioning in the city, they are belong to citys municipal services. Among them 3 theaters, 4 cinemas, 4 museums, the City Cultural Center, culture houses, 10 schools of aesthetic education, clubs, culture and recreation city parks, cultural and gaming complex "Children's Village "Fairy-tale", and the extensive network of 35 libraries.


  • Mykolayiv Academic Theatre of Ukrainian Drama and Musical Comedy;
  • Mykolayiv State Puppet Theatre;
  • Mykolayiv Academic Arts Russian Drama Theatre.


  • Mykolayiv Region-Study Museum;
  • Museum of Partisan Movement in Mykolayiv Region
  • Mykolayiv Regional Art Museum named after V.V. Vereshchagin;
  • Museum of Shipbuilding and Fleet.

The city largest libraries:

  • Mykolayiv State Regional General Scientific Library named after O. Gmyryov;
  • Mykolayiv Regional Library for Youth;
  • Mykolayiv Regional Library for Children named after V. Lyagin;
  • Central City Library for Adults named after M.L. Kropyvnytskyy;
  • Central City Library for Children named after Sh. Kober and V. Khomenko;
  • Mykolayiv scientific and educational library.

Mykolayiv Zoo is one of the best zoos in Ukraine and famous zoos in Europe, its the favorable place for rest for adults and children.

4. Sports

The city is regarded as one of the best sports cities in Ukraine. The city has 28 sports schools, including 15 specialized schools for children and youth of the Olympic Reserve (in fencing, academic rowing, athletics, cycling, football, boxing, basketball, sailing, rowing and canoeing), 13 youth sports schools, sports skills high school (cycling, athletics, academic rowing, rowing and canoeing, freestyle, shooting ball, Greco-Roman wrestling, diving are cultivated), and the higher school of physical culture.

The water sport on the basis of Mykolayiv yacht club and sports complex on the Ingul River bank has received the special development in the city. Located in 50 km from the sea coast, Mykolayiv allows the residents and visitors to spend summer vacation on the Black Sea.

The city has 6 stadiums, 125 gymnasiums, 6 swimming pools, 288 playgrounds, 173 adapted rooms for sports and recreational activities, athletic arena, equestrian sport facilities for the purposes of physical education and sports.

The city has 24 sports and youth clubs where sport and health improving procedures according to the place of living are held.

The swimming pools sports complex "Vodoliy" - is one of the best in Ukraine, it is designed for water sports and leisure. Here you can see different types of pools: sport, diving, and childrens and for attractions. It is became the tradition to hold there the championships of Ukraine, Ukrainian Cups, including open competitions.

5. Tourism

The tourist industry has become increasingly important for Mykolayiv economic and social development. Tourism development affects considerably on such sectors as transport, trade, communications, building, consumer goods production etc. The important factors of the tourism industry development are the national-recreational, historical and cultural potentials.

Mykolayiv city has many historical monuments and interesting places. The city visitors will be interested in such places as: Naval Boulevard, Chess Club, monuments, museums, theaters, temples, Mykolayiv Zoo, Mykolayiv Astronomical Observatory, water tower, Necropolis, Settlement "Dykiy Sad" and others. Mykolayiv with its unforgettable cozy corners and special south nature looks like no other city of Ukraine. The Southern Bug and the Ingul wash the city, adding charm to its places. Along the banks of wide Bug estuary and Ingul one can see emerald necklace of parks and gardens, beaches, water stations, rest houses, suburban houses. But they need upgrading, reconstruction and also maintenance.

Tourism development involves the use of cultural heritage and natural resources, so much attention should be paid to preserve and restore these facilities, prevent and minimize the negative impact of tourism on the environment.

The basis for urban tourism policy must contain the following factors:

  • Modernization and reconstruction of cultural heritage sites, state funding of architecture monuments restoration, monuments of culture and history in Ukraine;
  • Supporting in the proper state of natural and recreational resources;
  • Building of new, reconstruction and modernization of existing tourist facilities;
  • Attracting of business capital to developing of tourism infrastructure (roads, communications services, service, household services etc.)
  • Organization of short-term rest areas, creation of new recreational areas;
  • Development of new tourist routes, guided tours, a new tourism product;
  • Creation of favorable conditions for active types of tourism (health and sports, environmental, and other active)
  • High-quality information and reference materials issue;
  • Holding in Mykolayiv the international exhibitions, fairs, festivals, contests and other activities, and organization of the Mykolayiv enterprises participation in similar activities abroad to attract foreign tourists to the city;
  • Training of qualified personnel in tourism.

Work in these areas will provide the opportunity to create the quality tourism product that can satisfy most needs of the population, the initial conditions for foreign investments attracting, promote the effective tourist exchange and citys public image strengthening.

19. Consumer Market

The consumer market is characterized by the high level saturation of basic food and non-food products, stable supply and lack of want of goods.

Trade is carried out in stationary stores, markets, kiosks, on trading floors and in the form of a visiting trade.

During 2009-2010, the number of service stations, beauty salons and barbershops, cafes, bars, shops, pharmacies had been opened in the city, and this creates healthy competition and leads to service quality improvement.

20. Citys experience in investment attracting

1. The supermarket networks were created: "Velyka Kyshenya", "Yuzhnyy Bug", "Furshet", "METRO Cash & Carry", " Tavria V", "Epicenter", "33 m2", "Praktiker" and others. Also the other objects of public use were opened: commercial and entertainment complexes "Kyt", "City Center", hotel Hotel Palace Ukraine.

2. In 2007 the asphalt concrete plant costing 2.1 million hryvnas was purchased.

3. In 2007 the skating-rink was opened. The object was built at the high quality level and was fully equipped with everything necessary. The rink dimensions are 28 x 56 m, the ice floor is on the pipe system. Simultaneously here may be almost two hundred people.

4. In February 2010 Mykolayiv biofuel plant (Ltd.) for the production of pellets from sunflowers husk was set in operation. The number of company employers - 21 persons. "Ukrainian Biofuel Company" acted as an investor. Investments amounted to about 3 million US Dollars. Mykolayiv biofuel plant Ltd. produces the alternative fuel: husk is recycled to the pellets. There were developed the projects for the citys general schools where boilers that will operate on this fuel will be installed.

5. The pilot project "Building of the cogeneration electric power plant with capacity 2 x 630 kW in Mykolayiv on 71, Bila Str. was included to the list of priority project proposals for heat pumps installation by the decree of Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated 20.05.09 No. 609-r (p. 36).

On February 25th, 2010 the gas- power plant with capacity of 1300 kW per hour and heat capacity of 1250 kW per hour was opened on the basis of boiler room on 71, Bila Str. which is on balance OKP "Mykolayivoblteploenergo.

6. Project "Development of water supply and wastewater treatment in Nikolaev." The total cost of the project is 31.08 million euro. February 1, 2010 between Ukraine and the European Investment Bank signed a financing agreement, which was ratified by the Law of Ukraine on 20.06.12 4987-VI On Ratification of the Financial Agreement between Ukraine and the European Investment Bank (Development of water supply and wastewater treatment in Nikolaev) and Letter amending the Financial Agreement between Ukraine and the European Investment Bank (Development of water supply and wastewater treatmen in Nikolaev). "

According to CME "Mykolayivvodokanal" it has been first tranche (the special account Exim Bank of Ukraine in Kiev) in the amount of 5.0 million euros to start funding the project "Development of water supply and sanitation in Mykolayiv." The funds will be made on investment program based on 2015-2017 years.

7. NIBULON Ltd. continues the program of investment and innovation in the construction of modern elevators and river terminals along the Dnieper and the Southern Bug, and the construction of the powerful river fleet consisting of non-self-propelled river-sea vessels. Investor is NIBULON Ltd. The total cost of the program is 470 million US Dollars.

8. As part of the joint operational program cross-border cooperation "Black Sea" and the International Black Sea Club of Nikolaev together with municipalities of Greek city of Kavala and 6 more partners have applied for participation at the project " Black Sea Buildings Energy Efficiency Plan", which provides energy-saving technologies buildings Black Sea countries. In order to ensure effective implementation of the project on energy efficiency Black Sea Buildings Energy Efficiency Plan Nikolaev City Council decision of 22.09.2012 20/2 defined department of housing and communal Nikolaev City Council authorized body for the implementation of measures and actions necessary for the sale of the above project.

The main objective is to strengthen BSBEEP administrative capacity of local authorities and institutions in the sector to solve the problem of energy efficiency in buildings that have serious environmental and economic impacts on local and global levels.

The project is expected to solve a number of problems, some of which are made in the current year, and a working group of the project is formed, which includes representatives of the Department of Housing and public. Defined project coordinator, expert and translator, was purchased material and technical means of the energy audit projects and made two series of buildings 96K prepared analysis of the main energy performance of the city. Located in the issue of research mechanisms and financing energy efficiency projects at the state level and municipal level, as well as promising to implement programs to reduce energy intensity of housing and communal services. Ongoing study of the most effective practices that are available on energy efficiency in buildings and building wall materials, formed a database of NGOs and experts working in this field in the framework of BSBEEP at the Admiral Makarov National University of Shipbuilding held an international scientific and technical Conference: "Municipal energy problems and solutions", which in addition to national scientists and practitioners participated academics China, Germany, Poland, Russia, Belarus, with the participation of the Department of Housing MMP developed and published conference proceedings.

The cost of the project is EUR 83 389.51. The main part of a grant funded by the Government of Romania (75 050.56 EUR). Also provided co-financing from the city budget of $ 8 338.95 euros.

Department of Housing opened the account in Raiffeisen Bank Aval in foreign currency and state requirements under applicable law. According to the requirements of the competition procedure completed paperwork to transfer grant funding from the Government of Romania Department of Housing MMP. In 2014 began funding in the amount of EUR 22,500.0. Department of Housing contract with the National University of Shipbuilding for carrying out energy housing.

It is planned to continue to conduct energy audit and thermographic recording the most distinctive buildings in the city; development of training programs on energy efficiency and energy management for target groups (employees of the municipality, journalists, students, and others); develop and put into practice a number of "pilot" projects within BSBEEP energy efficiency.

Priority directions of the city development:

  • Revival of engineering and shipbuilding;
  • Renewal of former enterprises, upgrading of existing, creation of new enterprises;
  • Modernization and development of communal and housing services;
  • Energy-saving technologies and alternative energy sources implementation;
  • Implementation of innovative technologies to the citys industrial enterprises;
  • Development of the transport infrastructure (construction of road junctions, bridges, overpasses, streets widening, etc.);
  • Increasing of environmental protection level;
  • Realization of socially important investment projects for the city;
  • Development of tourism.

21. Raiting history of the city

Rating history of Mykolayiv was started in 2006 when the city was first defined long-term credit rating at uaBBB by the National Rating Scale rating outlook is stable.

During 2007-2012 years annually by an independent rating agency "Credit Rating" confirmed credit rating of at uaBBB by the National Rating Scale rating outlook is stable.

In June 2013 the city's credit rating was upgraded to uaBBB + by the National Rating Scale, which was confirmed by 26.06.2014, rating outlook is stable.

Borrower or a debt liability with uaBBB credit rating is characterized by sufficient creditworthiness as compared to other Ukrainian obligors or debt instruments. Level of creditworthiness affected by adverse business, financial and economic conditions.

The sign "+" denotes (level) compared to the standard categories (grades).Stable outlook indicates that there are no reasons to change the rating during the year.

UPDATED 04.03.2015