National University "Lviv Polytechnic"
"Lviv Polytechnic" can boast of its historical past. It is, perhaps, the oldest technical university not only in Lviv , but throughout Eastern Europe. His first name - Technical Academy, he received at the base in 1844. It was in this building was significant for the Austro-Hungarian historical event - in 1877, the first telephone call. It was held between himfakultetom and an assembly hall. And three years after the institution was honored with the visit of the Emperor of Austria-Hungary Franz Joseph I. He even ordered the Polish painter 11 paintings that depict the technical progress. You can see them now - they hung out in the main body of the oldest university in the assembly hall. The current name "Lviv Polytechnic" already acquired by the Soviets in 1939, and was awarded university status in 1993 alone. Now this university - an autonomous research institution in which there are 16 institutions.