The Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas
The Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas (IFNTUOG), established in 1967, is the market leader in providing high-level technical and non-technical training services to Ukraine’s energy sector – a major driver of Ukrainian economy. Recognizing its special obligations of training specialists for the oil and gas industry, our University offers a unique blend of teaching, training and industrially focused skills. All the available indicators of research standards and academic standing place IFNTUOG in the highest echelon of Ukrainian technical universities.
IFNTUOG’s academic experience is firmly rooted in 15 schools comprising 54 departments that provide a wide choice of comprehensive programs at the baccalaureate (28), specialist (30), master (23) and doctoral levels (22). 11, 000 students from Ukraine and 37 countries can explore academic disciplines from drilling and reservoir engineering to management and translation.
IFNUOG’s In-Service Institute offers lifelong professional development and certification programs to meet the demands of managerial staff and specialists in different branches.
The University has long-established relations with the government, senior industry executives, and leading players in the national oil and gas (energy) sectors.
IFNTUOG’s primary objective is to become a sustainable, effective and efficient school that will promote lifelong learning and embed internationalism into its activities.
International contacts of the University are extensive. Their geography includes Poland, Canada, Hungary, Russia, Romania, Bulgaria, Germany, Austria, USA, Finland, Norway, Greece, Jordan, India, Pakistan, Vietnam, Turkey and others.
The University participates in various international programs. The most recent projects are:
- E-Internationalization for collaborative learning (TEMPUS; January 2010 – January 2013)
- Innovation cross-university network for development of partnership with enterprises (Ukraine–Sweden (Royal Institute of Technology); February 2010 - January 2013);
- Management of the contaminated sites with oil products (Hungary-Slovakia-Romania-Ukraine; 2007-2013);
- Quality Assurance for Society–oriented Education, Research and Development (Ukraine-Slovakia; February 2011 – January 2013);
- Strengthening of local governments in the Transcarpathian Region (Ukraine) in respect of modern municipal management services and energy efficiency through a comprehensive utilisation of geothermal energy (Poland-Ukraine);
- Civics Education Development (Peace Corps, USA; June 2012 – October 2012);
- Unconventional gas – symposium funded by the USA (November 2012).