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Nazarbayev University PhD in Mining Engineering
Nazarbayev University

PhD in Mining Engineering

Astana, Kazakhstan

4 Years


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Established in 2016 Nazarbayev University School of Mining and Geosciences (NUSMG) aims to train future leaders and experts in the earth sciences. NUSMG is determined to further scientific knowledge and be a pacemaker of technological advancements through research and teaching. Our mission is to be renowned as a leading school of earth science and research all over the world.

NUSMG prepares professionals to mine natural resources in a safe and sustainable manner and to satisfy international safety standards for resource exploitation, ensuring the well-being of the domestic and international environment.

The school currently offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the following fields:

  • Mining Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Geology

The School of Mining and Geosciences maintains strategic partnerships with local and international companies and universities, such as the Colorado School of Mines, and the United States research university.

The Ph.D. program in Mining Engineering is designed to provide advanced skills and a sophisticated knowledge base at the expert level for individuals planning a career in academic, industry, and research settings in any of the subfields of the Mining Engineering discipline. The program focuses on the development of an in-depth understanding of the nature, implementation, and evaluation of mining engineering principles and applications together with the growth of research skills. The overarching aim of the program is to develop high-quality doctoral researchers, who are ready and able to make a lasting contribution to addressing scientific, technological, economic, societal, and environmental challenges of global significance. Upon completion of the Ph.D. program, students will be capable to design and conduct independent, innovative, original, and high-quality research related to a variety of topics in mining engineering

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Colorado School of Mines


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