Encyclopedic publishing house


July 6, 2022

|сайт2 |сайт1 The State Scientific Institution "Encyclopedic Publishing House" is a research institution established on the basis of the Decree of the President of Ukraine dated 02.01.2013 No. 1/2013 "On the Great Ukrainian Encyclopedia" [Archived on December 10, 2018 at the Wayback Machine.] and By Order of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated March 27, 2013 No. 172 "On measures to implement the Decree of the President of Ukraine dated January 2, 2013 No. 1 "On the Great Ukrainian Encyclopedia". No. 114 approved the charter of this institution.


Heredity, legal succession

The official predecessor of the "Encyclopedic Publishing House" is the State Enterprise "All-Ukrainian State Specialized Publishing House "Ukrainian Encyclopedia" named after M. P. Bazhan", founded in 1957 as the Main Editorial Office of the "Ukrainian Soviet Encyclopedia" under the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences of the Ukrainian SSR (now — NAS of Ukraine); In 1974, it was transferred to the system of the State Committee for Publishing, Printing and Book Trade of the Ukrainian SSR (now the State Committee for Radio and Television of Ukraine). The main task of this institution during the first decades of its existence was the preparation of a universal multi-volume encyclopedia in the Ukrainian language - "Ukrainian Soviet Encyclopedia" (URE). This project was carried out twice: 1959-1965 (in 17 volumes) and 1977-1985 (in 12 volumes, 13 books), the second edition was published in two versions - Ukrainian and Russian. Both editions of URE were prepared under the leadership of M. P. Bazan as the chief editor. After the death of M. P. Bazhan, the publishing house was headed by A. V. Kudrytskyi. At the same time as URE, similar encyclopedias were published in all other Union republics of the USSR except the RSFSR, but URE was the largest among them in terms of the number of articles. The first edition of URE was marked by a particularly bright composition of authors, including the chief editor of URE M. P. Bazhan himself, as well as: O. I. Biletskyi, L. A. Bulakhovskyi, V. M. Glushkov, G. S. Kostyuk, M. T. Rylsky, P. G. Tychyna, numerous employees of institutes of the Academy of Sciences of the Ukrainian SSR and higher educational institutions, as well as employees of academic institutes and leading universities of other Soviet republics. For the most part, the articles of URE revealed the summary of many years of work of A�