Candidate of Law, Associate Professor
He was born in 1975 in Kharkiv.
In 1997 Viacheslav Krykun graduated from Kharkiv State Technical University of Construction and Architecture (“Management in the production sphere”, engineer-manager, economist); in 2003 – Kharkiv State Pedagogical University named after H.S. Skovoroda (“Jurisprudence”); in 2005 – Master’s degree from the National University of Internal Affairs (“Finance”).
He began his service in the internal affairs bodies in 1999 as an operative officer of the criminal investigation department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine on the Southern Railway.
From 1999 to 2003 Viacheslav Krykun served in the internal affairs bodies in the positions of middle and senior staff (State Service for Combating Economic Crime and criminal investigation).
From 2003 to 2008 he worked in the internal security units of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.
From 2008 to 2015 Viacheslav Krykun served in the internal affairs bodies as a senior member of the Kharkiv National University of Internal Affairs.
From December 2015 to May 2019 he worked as the Head of the correspondence department, and later as the Deputy Dean of the faculty № 6 of the Kharkiv National University of Internal Affairs.
During 2019-2020 – Deputy Chief of the General Directorate of the National Police in Kharkiv region.
From November 2020 to November 2021 he held the position of Assistant Rector of KhNUIA.
On November 26, 2021 Viacheslav Krykun was appointed as a Vice-Rector of Odesa State University of Internal Affairs.