Metinvest Establishes Mining & Metallurgical University in Ukraine
Metinvest Polytechnic is a full-fledged university with a teaching staff, modern educational programs and technologies, as well as the right to issue state diplomas. The University was founded in June 2020 by Metinvest Group. The new university is faced with the task of creating a scientific and educational complex, which will include secondary education with a technical bias, special education before higher (junior bachelor), higher education (bachelor and master), second higher education and advanced training. In the future, it is planned to create a research and production center, which will be engaged in scientific, innovative and international activities. Metinvest Polytechnic University is open to all young people who want to get engineering and technical professions in demand in the Ukrainian industry, as well as for Metinvest employees who want to improve their qualifications.
The university will train specialists in materials science, metallurgy, computer science, automation of production processes, economics, ecology, chemical technology and engineering, architecture and civil engineering, labor protection and mining. The University has already received a license from the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine to conduct advanced training courses in the specialties Metallurgy, Computer Science, Economics, Labor Protection and Mining. This means that the trainees of such courses will receive state-recognized certificates.
The university receives licenses only for current and promising technical specialties. Curricula are developed taking into account modern business requirements and the best world practices. 11 doctors and 18 candidates of sciences are working on them. The European Community for Safety at Work participates in the development of the programs. Training is based on the principle of dual education: from the third year, theoretical knowledge is supported by practical training and internship at Metinvest enterprises.