National metallurgical Academy of Ukraine (NMAU) is the oldest higher education institution in Ukrainian metallurgy.
History of establishment and development of the Academy, its scientific and pedagogical schools isinseparablyconnected with the development of industry, science and education of Ukraine.
Today the national metallurgical Academy of Ukraine is the integrated State higher educational institution of the IV level of accreditation with the developed infrastructure. It conducts educational activities at all educational-qualifying levels of higher education: junior specialist, bachelor, specialist and master of 16 branches, more than 60 specialities and specializations, preparing scientific-pedagogical personnel of higher qualification on 22 specialities, pre-university training and post graduate education.
The Academy is composed of 7 full-time faculties (metallurgical, engineering, mechanical engineering, materials science and processing of metals, economy and management of computer systems, energy and automation; humanities), correspondence course, technical schools, scientific research department, postgraduate study, doctoral studies. In addition to the above, the structure of the Academy consists of: regional center of education for disabled people, the state Institute for the training and retraining of personnel, library, faculty for advanced training of professors and specialists, foreign students department, preparatory department, sport-recreation camp “Friendship”. Five comfortable hostels provide housing to all non-resident and foreign students.
Today about 20000 students, 175 graduate students and 10 doctoral students study in NMetAU, it also employs about 1000 teachers and researchers. Majority of teachershave academic degrees and titles. Among them theshareof doctors and professors is 14 percent, as well as present member and associate member of the NAS of Ukraine, 25 present members and corresponding members of the branch academies of Ukraine, 16 have the titles of honoured workers of science and technology, education, honoured winners of the State Prize.
At the Academy there are 14 scientific schoolsin different directions. Widely known in Ukraine and abroad: Dnepropetrovsk Scientific School of theoretical and applied materials science, Ukrainian fundamental school of electrometallurgical engineers and heat-treaters, as well as schools in such areas as metallurgy of iron and steel, metallurgical heat engineering, heat-and-power engineering, metallurgical equipment, metal forming, etc.
The Academy cooperates on international agreements, programmes, projects, grants with universities, companies, scientists of the United States, Germany, Sweden, Finland, Italy, Japan, Russia, Moldova and other countries of the world. On the initiative of NMetAUa consortium of five technical universities: Germany, Sweden, Finland, Poland, Ukraine was founded and an integrated curriculum of training in “Metallurgy” wasdeveloped.
Documentation science and information activity faculty
Physical education faculty
Center for postgraduate education, retraining and improvement of professional skills of the staff
Regional center for the education of disabled people
Career and employment support center
Institute of integrated study