Odessa University

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University in Ukraine

About Odessa University

According to Wikipedia, Odessa I. I. Mechnikov National University , located in Odessa, Ukraine, is one of the country's major universities, named after the scientist Élie Metchnikoff , a Nobel prizewinner in 1908. The university was founded in 1865 by an edict of Tsar Alexander II of Russia, which reorganized the Richelieu Lyceum of Odessa into the new Imperial Novorossiya University. In the Soviet era, the University was renamed Odessa I. I. Mechnikov State University .

What Is Odessa University Known For?

Odessa University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Odessa University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Odessa University's Most Influential Alumni?

Odessa University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of History, Philosophy, and Literature. Here are some of Odessa University's most famous alumni:

Leon Trotsky
Leon Trotsky
A Marxist revolutionary from Russia .
George Gamow
George Gamow
A Russian-American physicist and science writer.
Moses Schönfinkel
Moses Schönfinkel
A Russian logician and mathematician.
Mykola Vasylenko
A Ukrainian diplomat, historian and lawyer .
Petre Melikishvili
Petre Melikishvili
A Georgian chemist .
Nikolay Gamaleya
Nikolay Gamaleya
A Russian and Soviet physician and scientist who played a pioneering role in microbiology and vaccine research.
Mark Naimark
A Russian mathematician .
Waldemar Haffkine
Waldemar Haffkine
A Bacteriologist.
Mark Krein
Mark Krein
A Ukrainian-born mathematician .
Lev Sternberg
A Russian and Soviet ethnographer .
Alexander Frumkin
A Russian chemist.
Nikolay Zelinsky
Nikolay Zelinsky
A Russian chemist.