The conditions of creation and activities of the association 'Prosvita' in Galicia are investigated. A particular attention was paid to the 'Prosvita' activitiy aimed at improvement in peasants' farms management, which was backward in the Austro-Hungarian empire of that time. The valuable achievements of 'Prosvita' might be useful in the modern difficult conditions of formation of independent Ukraine.
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