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{{Unreferenced|date=August 2009}} {{Original research|date=August 2009}} The '''I. I. Mechnikov Odessa National University''' ({{lang-ua|Одеський національний університет імені І. І. Мечникова}}, {{lang-ru|Одесский национальный университет имени И.И. Мечникова}}), located in [[Odessa]], [[Ukraine]], is one of the country's major universities. It was founded in 1865, by an edict of Czar [[Alexander II of Russia]], reorganizing the ''[[Richelieu Lyceum (Odessa)|Richelieu Lyceum]] of Odessa'' into the new ''Imperial Novorossiya University''. In the [[Soviet Union|Soviet]] period, the University had the name '''I. I. Mechnikov Odessa State University'''. == Organization == The university is divided into a number of faculties. These faculties are directly administered by the university. === Education === * Department of [[Biology]] * Department of [[Chemistry]] * Department of [[Cybernetics]] * Department of [[Geology]] and [[Geography]] * Department of [[Economics]] and [[Law]] * Department of [[History]] * Department of [[Philosophy]] * Department of [[Physics]] * Department of [[Philology]] * Department of Roman–German Philology * Institute of [[Mathematics]], [[Economics]] and [[Mechanics]] * Institute of Social Sciences * Institute of innovation and postgraduate education === Science === * 11 Scientific research laboratories * Botanic garden of ONU * Scientific-Research Institute of Physics (director – Doctor of physics and mathematics Professor A.V. Tyurin) * Astronomic Observatory ==External links== *[http://www.onu.edu.ua Odessa National I.I. Mechnikov University -- official site] *[http://www.news.onu.edu.ua/eng/news Odessa National I.I. Mechnikov University -- press service] *[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Odessa-University/107965442565086 Odessa National I.I. Mechnikov University page on Facebook] *[http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=1904091 Odessa National I.I. Mechnikov University group on LinkedIn] {{Universities in Ukraine}} {{Odessa}} {{coord missing|Ukraine}}