Artem Communist University
Artem Communist University (Комуністичний університет імені Артема; Komunistychnyi universytet imeni Artema). An institution of higher learning in the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic for training higher Party, trade-union, and government officials. The university was established in 1922 in Kharkiv out of the reorganized Higher Party School of the Central Committee of the Communist Party (Bolshevik) of Ukraine. The university's program took three years to complete. In 1932 the university was reorganized into the Higher Communist Agricultural School.
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 1 (1984).]