Technological Machines and Equipment in North-Caucasus Federal University

Master's program


Institute of Life Science,

Department of Food Technology and Engineering



Head of the Department


Tel. +7 8652 33-08-57



Achievements. The program successfully underwent state accreditation in 2020 and professional-public accreditation carried out by the Association for Engineering Education of Russia in 2017.

The Russian President grant for state support of young scientists (2019), the RFBR grant (2020). Gold medal of the All-Russian contest of the best innovative developments (2018). Students regularly win the all-Russian contests (UMNIK, "Engineer of the Year in the Stavropol Territory -2020"), co-implement the grants.

Teaching staff. The major subjects within the educational program are taught by three Doctors of Sciences, five Candidates of Sciences. Natasa Poklar Ulrih, a Professor at the University of Ljubljana, is engaged in the educational process.

Facilities and resources. Multimedia equipment in classrooms, state-of-the-art analytical and laboratory equipment for cryoscopy, microcomputer tomography, membrane units, etc. Students undertake internships at employer organizations.

Basic research and R&D are conducted as part of Russia's scientific and technological development strategy:

– development of research and technology basics of the integrated technology of manufacturing food products for enteral nutrition;

– development of dairy raw materials fractionation processes in the production of food products and lactose;

– development of food raw materials processing technology in the production of long shelf life foods.

Education. Specialized classrooms, laboratories, equipment, continuous access to electronic databases of the Russian State Library, the National Electronic Library, Elsevier, Web of Science, Scopus, NCFU.

Strategic partners. Technological Institute of Service (DSTU branch), Dairy Plant, the DMP grocery supplier, Neolant Service, Brewing Plant, Wine and Brandy Factory, Bakery Plant №3, the Olympia Meat Factory, Iney, Poultry Processing Plant, and Sochi Meat Factory (Sochi).

International programs. NCFU maintains partner relationships with the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia), Belarus State University (Minsk), University of Milan, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano (Italy), Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra (Portugal), Laval University (Canada), Sofia University Saint Kliment Ohridski (North Macedonia).

Competitive advantages. Training is provided by Professors and Associate Professors with over 40 years' experience. There is an opportunity to ensure continuity of all stages of higher education and academic mobility, including study placement abroad.

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