The Department of Philosophy of the Kryvyi Rih State Pedagogical University was established on September 1, 1985. It is famous for its long-standing traditions and special scientific and philosophical style, which is clearly manifested in the high level of scientific and teaching activity. Orientation to international scientific standards is proclaimed the leading norm of scientific research. Academic staff of the Department is focused on attracting students and undergraduates to the research work: there are problem groups and circles at the Department; also the Olympiad is held.