Vitaly Mikhailovich Zubar was born in 1950 in Kharkov. In 1972 he graduated with honors from the historical faculty of the Kharkov State University. After graduation, he worked as head of department of archeology of the Kharkiv Historical Museum. From 1973 to 1976. graduate student of the Institute of Archaeology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Since 1976 works at the Institute of Archaeology NAS of Ukraine as a junior researcher, 1983 - senior researcher, and since 1993 till now - leading researcher. In 1978 he defended his thesis on "The necropolis Chersonese Taurian I-IV centuries BC.", And in 1991 - thesis for the degree of Doctor of Historical Sciences on the theme "Chersonese and the Roman Empire." In 1990 he was awarded the academic title of senior researcher. Research interests VM Zubarev focused in the study of ancient history and culture of the Northern Black Sea states. Particular attention VM Zubar given to the development of socio-economic development of the Chersonesus, the ethnic composition of the population of this city, relations with the Roman Empire, in particular issues related to the Roman military presence in Tauris, as well as issues of religious syncretism, the penetration and spread of Christianity at the turn of antiquity and the Middle Ages. For these questions, they published a series of articles and monograficheskihissledovany. VM Zubar - author and editor of the first two volumes of the four-Academic publications on the history and culture of Chersonese Taurian (Kharkov, 2004, Kyiv, 2005.) As well as co-author of the lecture course "Archaeology of Ukraine (Kyiv, 2005), and monographs on the history and socio-economic history of the Bosporus kingdom and antique centers of North-Western Black Sea Region. Author and co-author of about 20 scientific and popular scientific books and over 350 articles and publications. In 1976-1980 gg. VM Zubar participated in novostroechnyh archaeological expedition of the Institute of Archaeology of NAS of Ukraine in the south of Ukraine, and in 1975, 1980-1989, 1999. He led the excavations of the necropolis Chersonese Taurian the first centuries AD and intelligence services in South-Western Crimea. Later, a few years as part of the joint expedition took part in the excavations of the Roman citadel Chersonese. Since 1988 VM Zubar is the responsible secretary of the magazine "Archaeology", which is published by the Institute of Archaeology of NAS of Ukraine. Since 1998, in addition to the scientific work, VM Zubar concurrently engaged in teaching. Powered by a professor of the Master`s program "Archaeology and Ancient History of Ukraine" at the University of "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy", where he teaches several courses dedicated to the ancient history of archeology of the North Black Sea region and the method of research.