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.
Faculty of Geology
Faculty of Oil and Gas
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Land Management and Cadastre
Economics and Management
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.
Since its establishment, the university’s focus remains on preparing qualified and experienced specialists for the oil and gas industries. However, it has expanded to offer education in economics, management and law that is directly related to the needs of energy industry.
Ivano-Frankivsk Oil and Gas University has a two-pronged approach toward education of its students: in the classrooms and in the field. In the classroom, students are provided the theoretical knowledge. Then, by working at university “field-classrooms” or by holding internships with regional businesses and organizations, the future specialists gain practical experience.
The University cooperates with universities of Canada, USA, France, Germany, Egypt, Romania, China, Russia, with the US Peace Corps, international student exchange associations IAESTE and AIESEC.
The University scholars have created the scientific basis and theoretical models and determined the physical laws for the process of oil and gas searching, prospecting, extracting, transporting, processing, and storing in various mining, geological and industrial conditions. They have also worked out and implemented new technologies, technical devices, information measuring and control systems for oil and gas complex objects, as well as systems of technogenic environmental safety in oil and gas field.
To most tourists, Ivano-Frankivsk is the gateway to the Ukrainian Carpathians. So it is often considered to be just a transit point on the way to one of the numerous health and ski resorts of Zakarpattia. But this charming city, with its parks, lush gardens, European-styled houses, and historical monuments, is worth staying in for more than just a night.
The heart of the city, customary for European towns, is the Market Square, surrounded by charming old houses. The square’s architectural ensemble is reminiscent of Lviv’s, which is why Ivano-Frankivsk is often called “Little Lviv.” In the center of the square stands the Town Hall – the only one in Ukraine that was built in the modernist style. The original town hall appeared here in the 17th century, but it was later rebuilt several times, settling on its current look in 1932. Today, the town hall houses a few pieces taken from the local history museum. If you choose to visit, you will find a collections of ancient furniture, weapons and books, as well as a tourist information center. One of the most famous fountains in Ivano-Frankivsk, the Egg Fountain, stands in front of the Town Hall.
The main gems of the city’s sacral architecture are concentrated near the Market Square. Built in the 18th century, in the Late Baroque style, the building of the former Armenian Church holds a special place. In Soviet times, the Museum of Religion and Atheism was inside. Now, it is a functional Orthodox cathedral called the Holy-Pokrovsky. The Church of Virgin Mary, the oldest building of Ivano-Frankivsk, stands nearby.
In addition to fascinating historic and architectural riches, Ivano-Frankivsk is known for its leisurely and harmonious life. This quality is pleasurable before heading off to conquer the snow-covered slopes of the Carpathians!
Student life is a constant source of fun moments, knowledge of the world, exploring each of its particles. Education abroad opens up not only a quality education in a selected country for you, but also the opportunity to make friends from every corner of the world. For students of European universities is open the whole of Europe, this old lady with her unique combination of skyscrapers, provincial colored houses, gothic and romantic architecture.
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