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Al-Farabi Kazakh National University PhD in Chemical Engineering
Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

PhD in Chemical Engineering

Almaty, Kazakhstan

6 Semesters


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KZT 2,804,000 *

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The main goal of the Chemical Engineering at our university is the quality education of Ph.D. students for future research and production work in the fields of:

  • chemistry;
  • petrochemistry;
  • pharmacy;
  • food and other related industries;
  • laboratories of analytical, environmental, sanitary-epidemiological, certification services.

Education at our university has a number of features among which are:

  • Ph.D. education usually takes three years (6 semesters). Disciplines are studied during the first semester; the remaining 5 semesters are devoted to the implementation of research work.
  • The thesis work of Ph.D. students is carried out as part of funded research projects. Our scientists work in various fields of chemical engineering. A list of existing projects can be found on our university website.
  • The thesis may be devoted to solving problems of the real manufacturers.
  • Large enterprises are represented in Kazakhstan:
    • uranium mining enterprises – KazAtomProm;
    • oil production and oil refining - Karachaganak Petroleum, Tengiz Chevroil;
    • extraction and production of non-ferrous metals - Kazakhmys, KazZinc, etc.;
    • food industry.
  • Our university is located in the city at the foot of the mountains, has the largest campus in Kazakhstan. Almaty is a cultural capital, comfortable for living, a crossroads of various cultures.

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