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About VNTU University
Vinnytsia National Technical University is an educational establishment of the fourth level of accreditation well known both in Ukraine and far abroad.
VNTU consists of 7 educational and scientific faculties and 1 educational and scientific institute:
- Faculty of Computer Systems and Automation.
- Faculty of Power Engineering and Electromechanics.
- Faculty of Information Technology and Computer Engineering.
- Faculty of Management and Information Security.
- Faculty of Infocommunications, Radio Electronics and Nanosystems.
- Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Transport.
- Faculty of Construction, Heat Power Engineering and Gas Supply.
- Institute of Environmental Safety and Environmental Monitoring.
Dr. Volodymyr V. Grabko
The general technical faculty of Kyiv Institute of Food Industry was created in Vinnytsia in 1960. One year later it became the part of the Kyiv Polytechnic Institute (KPI), on the basis of which the Vinnytsia branch of KPI was established in a year.
The decision of Vinnytsia Regional Council of People’s Deputies provided 25 hectares lot for establishing polytechnic higher educational institution in Vinnytsia, and in 1967 two educational buildings and the first students’ dorm was built with some utility premises. Today there are 12 buildings, 6 of which are united by the corridors into unique complex, the stadium with covered running-tracks, underground track-and-field hall, 12 open air playing grounds, 7 students, dorms, sanatorium-preventorium for students, sanitary assistance and a students’ restaurant, providing delicious foods for students and University staff.
In 1974, Vinnytsia Polytechnic Institute, the seventh in Ukraine in this group of educational establishments, was established on the base of Vinnytsia branch of KPI. 20 years later, in 1994, Vinnytsia Polytechnic Institute was reorganized into Vinnytsia Sate Technical University to implement one of the regulations of the program for entering the international educational environment and for ensuring the adequate to the Western Universities education standard. In 2004, the University was given the status of the National University. Vinnytsia National Technical University (VNTU) is very well known today both in Ukraine and abroad for it trains specialists for almost 70 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and South America for about 20 years. Rector of the University, Mr. Mokin, Doctor of Technical Sciences is a full member of the State Academy of Pedagogical Sciences, number of public Academies, Meritorious Worker of Science and Engineering of Ukraine.
Within 1960 – 1976 the Institute was run by the Meritorious Worker of Public Education of Ukraine, Roman Kigel . Cand. Sc. in economics, Professor, in 1976 – 1989 by the Meritorious Worker of Science and Engineering of Ukrainian SSR, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Ivan V. Kuzmin. Roman Kigel founded the Institute, established it on the basis of polytechnic Institute, started eleven specialities and set up 1/3 of its material resources.
Ivan V. Kuzmin developed the University up to the level of the leading higher educational institutions of Ukraine, started 5 more specialities and set up the second half of its material resources. Borys I. Mokin changed Polytechnic Institute into the Technical University, acquired the status of the national University, integrated it into the system of European and world higher education, started 15 more specialities and is constantly improving the University material resources.
Educational and Scientific Activities
The educational and scientific activity is conducted by 47 departments, 26 of which are running branch offices with the enterprises in Vinnytsia and Vinnytsia region. The departments are run by Doctors of Sciences, Professors, 84 % of teaching staff in the graduating departments and 72 % of University teachers have scientific degrees and titles. 2 % of University teaches have honorary title Meritorious. 10 % are Academicians and Correspondent Members of State and Public Academies. Main administrative building VNTU is the unique University in Ukraine as well as among the Countries of New Independent States to introduce in 1991 the three semester study system, two semesters of which are conducted following the curricula, and the third . is a working semester. During the working semester, the first year students obtain the working profession, corresponding to the future engineering one. The senior students are working on the enterprises independently, improving their qualification.
Department for Training and Production Integration has its representatives in all the industrial cities of Ukraine which allows to run the working semesters. VNTU is given the highest fourth level of accreditation and trains students according to the three stage system include Bachelor, Engineer, Master, following the curricula, which integrates the peculiarities of national and Canadian system of higher education.