MPEI will train specialists for Turkey's first nuclear power plant
2023 a working meeting on training specialists for the largest Russian-Turkish
nuclear power plant Akkuyu Nuklear JSC was held at MPEI. MPEI rector Nikolay
Rogalev met with Husein Chechenov, Director on Educational Programs and
Cooperation Programs of Akkuyu Nuklear JSC.
In 2023 it
is planned to recruit 40 students for the training program for the nuclear
power plant under construction, who will be trained in three energy specialties
of the master's degree program, agreed between the parties and necessary for work
at the nuclear power plant.
personnel training of MPEI and Akkuyu NPP for Turkey's power industry opens new
opportunities for interaction and exchange of experience and technologies between
two countries. For our part, we are ready to give all the necessary basis for
successful training of future specialists and expand academic partnership with
friendly states. We are mentally with the Turkish people and we wish them
strength and spirit for a speedy recovery from the tragedy. I hope that peace,
cooperation and kindness of nations will help in these difficult times for
Turkey", Nikolay Rogalev said.
intergovernmental agreement on cooperation between Turkey and Russia in the
construction and operation of a nuclear power plant at the Akkuyu site in
Mersin Province was signed on 12 May, 2010. The project of the first Turkish
NPP includes four power units with VVER-1200 reactors with a total capacity of
4,800 megawatts. It is worth noting that the training of Turkish students for
the nuclear power plant under construction at Russian universities began in
2011. This year, MPEI will for the first time take part in the project of
training employees for Akkuyu NPP.
Nuklear representatives noted that MPEI is one of the leading Russian universities
in the field of energy and has all the necessary resources, laboratory
facilities, high-quality faculty to train highly qualified specialists.