State Higher Education Institution «Pryazovskyi State Technical University». Ukraine
PSTU has the IV level of accreditation (the highest in Ukraine). In 2015 it celebrated its 85the anniversary. The University directly employs over 400 persons, 58 D.Sc., 240 PhD. The University incorporates 4 academic and research institutes, 3 colleges, a professional lyceum, departments of pre-university preparation and distance learning. There are 43 departments at 8 faculties (Social- Humanities, Power Engineering, Metallurgy, Mechanical Engineering and Welding,, Faculty of Engineering and Language Training for International Students, Information Technologies, Transport Technologies, Faculty of Economics) and 16 research subdivisions. Total student body amounts to 7000 students in 24 bachelor programmes and 55 academic areas in specialist and master programmes. The University is certified according to the international education quality management standard - ІSО 9001:2008 - and environment management standard - ІSО 14001:2004. PSTU has always played an important role in economic and social life of the region. Today, the international community sees it as a key-player in the Azov Sea Region – during 2015-2016 Mariupol was honoured with the visits of high officials both Ukrainian and international. They had meetings with the Rector and the faculties to show their support and mention the new tasks, set for higher education in present situation. Among the visitors were: Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine, members of EU Parliament, Ambassador of Lithuania in Ukraine, Member of the House of Lords (UK), Ambassador of EU in Ukraine, Consul of FRG in Ukraine. One of the objectives of these visits were supporting of cooperation between PSTU and Local public administration units taking into account the role of PSTU at the city and Azov region and its cooperation with the biggest metallurgical enterprises of Ukraine.
Student benefits: medical and health care centres; International Club; driving school; sport centre and all-year-round football field; summer camp on the Sea of Azov; Meothida disco club; Magia fashion studio; musical theatre-studio. The non-locals are provided with accommodation in the university dormitories.