Odessa National Academy of Food Technologies

19.06.2016

Odessa National Academy of Food Technologies (further – ONAFT) is one of the oldest higher educational institution of Ukraine, and trains specialists and scientific cadre for industries which are of demand in many countries of the world. These inludes various sectors of food industry, which are currently one of the most important domains in the economy of any country, as well as tourism, hotel and catering business, various areas of information technologies, refrigerating and cryogenic equipment, thermal electrical engineering, alternative and renewable energy sources, oil and gas industry, ecology, marketing etc.

ONAFT is a higher educational institution of Grade IV, i.e. the highest level of accreditation, and in 2002, for high results in training specialists for Ukraine and many world countries, it was granted the title of National Academy. The Academy now trains specialists in 38 specialty fields at 11 departments.

ONAFT has been training foreign specialists since 1951. Today, in accordance with the license issued by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (further – MESU), the Academy enrolls foreign citizens for study at the preparatory section, basic departments with levels of bachelor, specialist, master, as well as to postgraduate study, doctoral study courses, and for practical training on various specialties.

Knowledge and skills acquired by foreign citizens during their study at the ONAFT’s preparatory section enable them to successfully continue their study at basic departments of our Academy.

Foreign citizens at ONAFT are taught at the preparatory section for foreign citizens of the Academy’s International Education Center (further – AIEC PSFC ) and at the basic departments.

4.1. AIEC PSFC performs training of foreign citizens within 10 months in accordance with the MESU recommendations in the following specialty fields:

  • Mathematics;
  • Physics;
  • Mechanics;
  • Engineering Sciences;
  • Medical and Biological Sciences;
  • Humanitarian Sciences;
  • Economic Sciences;
  • Chemistry;
  • Psychology;
  • Physical Culture and Sports;
  • Agricultural Sciences.

Teaching process is carried out in Ukrainian or Russian, at the wish of students.

After completing the AIEC PSFC graduates obtain standard certificates and may matriculate to the Academy according to the selected training course (specialty field).

4.2. Basic study at ONAFT is carried at 11 main departments under a multilevel system. First stage of study at ONAFT departments (Bachelor’s level) anticipates 4 years of study for full-time students and 5 years for part-time students in the following specialty fields:

  • Automation and Computer Integrated Technologies;
  • Computer Engineering;
  • Computer Sciences;
  • Hotel and Restaurant Business;
  • Tourism;
  • Food Technology and Engineering;
  • Biotechnologies;
  • Merchandizing and Trade Entrepreneurship;
  • Technological Expertise and Safety of Food Products;
  • Company Economy;
  • Accounting and Audit;
  • Marketing;
  • Management;
  • Oil and Gas Business;
  • Ecology, Environmental Protection and Balanced Nature Use;
  • Heat Energy Engineering;
  • Electrical Engineering;
  • Electrical Equipment and Electrical Technologies;
  • Energy Machine Building;
  • Engineering Mechanics;
  • Machine Building.

4.3. After completing this stage students obtain Bachelor’s diplomas and at their wish may continue study under Specialist’s curriculum (+1 year) or Master’s curriculum (+1 or +1.5 year).

4.4. Specialist’s and Master’s curricula are implemented at the following departments in the following specialty fields:

  • Department of Innovative Food Technologies, Hotel, Catering and Tourist Business
    • Majors:
    • Nutrition Technologies;
    • Hotel and Restaurant Business;
    • Tourism;
    • Technologies of Rehabilitation and Prophylactic Food Products.
    • Specialty Fields:
    • Food Technologies;
    • Hotel and Catering Business;
    • Tourism;
    • Recreation and Preventive Food Products Technologies.
  • Department of Storage and Processing of Grain, Bread Products, Pastry, Feed Stuff and Biofuel
    • Majors:
    • Grain Storage and Processing Technologies;
    • Bread, Confectionary, Alimentary Products and Food Concentrates Technologies.
    • Specialty Fields:
    • Grain Storage and Processing Technology;
    • Technologies of Bread, Pastry, Noodle Products, Feed Stuff and Biofuel.
  • Department of Food Technology, Perfume and Cosmetics Examination and Commodity Science
    • Majors:
    • Meat Storage, Preservation and Processing Technologies;
    • Milk Storage, Preservation and Processing Technologies;
    • Water Bioresource Storage and Processing Technologies;
    • Fats and Fat Substitutes Technologies;
    • Merchandizing and Expertise in Customs Business
    • Merchandizing and Commercial Activity.
    • Specialty Fields:
    • Meet Storage and Processing Technologies;
    • Milk Storage and Processing Technologies;
    • Water Resource Storage and Processing Technologies.
  • Department of Faculty of wine & nanobiotechnologies
    • Majors:
    • Fermentation and Winery Products Technologies;
    • Fruits and Vegetable Storage, Preservation and Processing Technologies;
    • Technology of Drinking Water and Water Treatment for Food Production Facilities;
    • Biotechnology.
    • Specialty Fields:
    • Technologies of Fermentation Products and Winery;
    • Technologies of Storage and Processing of Fruits and Vegetables;
    • Technology of Drinking Water and Water Treatment for Food Productions.
  • Department of Faculty of the energy management, process equipment and design engineering
    • Majors:
    • Processing and Food Production Facilities Equipment;
    • Packing Machines and Technologies.
    • Specialty Fields:
    • Processing and Food Production Equipment;
    • Packaging Machinery and Technologies.
  • Department of Automation, mechatronics and robotics faculty
    • Majors:
    • Automated Process Control;
    • Electrical Engineering;
    • Energy Management.
    • Specialty Fields:
    • Automated Process Control;
    • Electrical Engineering.
  • Department of Information Technologies and Cyber Safety
    • Majors:
    • Information Control Systems and Technologies;
    • Computer Systems and Networks;
    • Information Design Systems
    • Specialized Computer Systems.
    • Specialty Fields:
    • Information Control Systems and Technologies;
    • Computer Systems and Networks;
    • Information Design Technologies;
    • Specialized Computer Systems.
  • Department of Low-Temperature Equipment and Technologies
    • Majors:
    • Refrigerating Machines and Plants;
    • Cryogenic Equipment and Technologies;
    • Gas Turbine Units and Compressor Stations
    • Compressors, Pneumatic Assemblies and Vacuum Equipment.
    • Specialty Fields:
    • Refrigerating Machines and Plants;
    • Cryogenic Machinery and Technologies;
    • Gas Turbine Plants and Compressor Stations;
    • Compressors, Pneumatic Installations and Vacuum Machinery.
  • Department of Ecological Energy Engineering, Oil and Gas
    • Majors:
    • Non-conventional and Renewable Energy Sources;
    • Heat Energy Engineering;
    • Heat Physics;
    • Gas and Oil Pipelines and Gas and Oil Storages;
    • Ecology and Environmental Protection
    • Applied Ecology and Balanced Nature Use
    • Ecological Safety
    • Ecological Control and Audit.
    • Specialty Fields:
    • Non-Traditional (Alternative) and Renewable Energy Sources;
    • Thermal Engineering and Thermal Physics;
    • Gas and Oil Pipelines and Storages;
    • Ecology and Environmental Protection.
  • Department of Economics, Business and Accounting
    • Majors:
    • Company Economy;
    • Accounting and Audit;
    • Financial and Economic Safety Management.
    • Specialty Fields:
    • Company Economics;
    • Accounting and Audit.
  • Department of Management, Marketing and Logistics
    • Majors:
    • Marketing;
    • Company Management and Administration;
    • Logistics.
    • Specialty Fields:
    • Marketing;
    • Corporate Management.

Master’s level curriculum for the following specialty fields:

  • Packaging Machinery and Technologies;
  • Technologies of Drinking Water and Water Treatment on Food Productions.
  1. Study Terms

5.1. The following study terms are established for students of preparatory section, regular students, interns, postgraduate students and doctoral students of the Academy:

  • for students of the Preparatory Section for Foreign Citizens – 10 months (only full-time study);
  • For students of full-time curriculum:
    • Bachelor’s course – 4 years;
    • Specialist’s course – 1 year;
    • Master’s course – 1.5 years.
  • For part-time students:
    • Bachelor’s course – 5 years;
    • Specialist’s course – 1 year;
    • Master’s course – 1.5years.
  • For interns – 1 year (only full-time study).
  • For full-time postgraduate and doctoral students – 3 years.

5.2. During the study students are entitled for vacations in accordance to the study schedule, as well as days-off and holidays during religious and national holidays.

5.3. Upon completing the study graduates obtain diplomas (certificates) of a form established by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.

  1. Cost of Study (Training, Internship) For Foreign Citizens and Stateless Persons at ONAFT

6.1. Cost of study of foreign citizens at ONAFT for 2015-2016 academic year is:

  • for students of the Preparatory Section for Foreign Citizens – USD 800 per study course;
  • for full-time students – USD 175—1150 per year depending on the selected specialty field;
  • for part-time students – USD 875-1150 per year depending on the selected specialty field (only for citizens of non-visa states);
  • for interns –USD 400 per month;
  • for full-time postgraduate students – USD 3200 per year;
  • for doctoral students – per individual study agreement.

Payment shall be made in the national currency of Ukraine per exchange rate established by the Academy.

  1. Accommodation of Foreign Citizens and Stateless Persons in ONAFT Dormitories

Foreign citizens are provided with accommodation in the Academy’s student dormitories for the entire period of study. There are nicely equipment 2 and 3-bed rooms with separate water closet. In 2015-2016 academic year cost of accommodation is UAH 250 UAH (23 USD).