Odessa National Academy of Food Technologies (ONAFT)
Odessa National Academy of Food Technologies (ONAFT) is a recognized in Ukraine and abroad modern, innovative research and training center with 115 years of experience, which trains specialists and scientific staff for the branches needed by economies of many countries of the world. In ONAFT, there are about 7,500 undergraduate students, about 1 500 masters, about 150 postgraduate students and doctoral students. From a total of 635 teachers, there are 105 Professors, 370 Associate Professors and Ph.D holders. 54 members and correspondent members of branch academies of sciences of Ukraine work at ONAFT. According to the qualifications of the personnel, the Academy occupies one of the first places in the southern region of Ukraine. About 200 foreigners study at ONAFT for the time being from different countries of the world, such as Russia, Moldova, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Turkey, China, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, India, Bangladesh, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Jordan, Egypt, Sudan, Iraq , Israel, Libya, Syria, Morocco, Sierra Leone, Tunisia. Over the years of its existence, ONAFT has trained more than 100 thousand professionals, among which more than 5 thousand were citizens from 75 countries of the world. ONAFT has 11 faculties, 4 educational-scientific institutes, a research institute, and 4 colleges. The activity of ONAFT is recognized by many European educational and scientific centers. ONAFT successfully uses the management system in accordance with the ISO 9001: 2015 international standard. ONAFT is a full member of 13 international organizations, a member of 5 Erasmus+ projects. It is cooperating with more than 60 European universities.
The campus of ONAFT has 7 hostels, as well as 2 dormitories of colleges. Higher education students are provided with dormitories by 100%. Hostels are located near educational buildings, in the central part of Odessa or located in the seaside zone. At ONAFT, there is a student's medical center and a dispensary for 50 permanent places and 25 places of outpatient receptions. During the summer holidays, the Southern Bug Recreation and Sports Camp operates on 155 beds, located in the forest area of the Savransky district on the riverbank. In the village of Chernomorka on the Black Sea coast, there is a sports and recreation ONAFT "Friendship" camp. The infrastructure of the ONAFT sports base includes: a training sports and fitness complex with a swimming pool where students are trained in sports sections such as basketball, volleyball, football, table tennis, boxing, shooting, swimming, tourism, athletic gymnastics, karate, Thai boxing, aerobics, break dance, shaping, and yoga.