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Nazarbayev University PhD in Petroleum Engineering
Nazarbayev University

PhD in Petroleum 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, the United States research university."

The Ph.D. program in Petroleum Engineering in the School of Mining and Geosciences 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 Petroleum Engineering. The program focuses on the enhancement of Petroleum Engineering knowledge by advanced courses and the development of research skills at a high level. By the completion of the program, students will be capable to design and conduct independent, innovative, and high-quality research related to a variety of topics in Petroleum Engineering. In addition, program graduates will be prepared for work in industrial and academic environments including positions of university faculty members, senior researchers, engineers, and product developers.

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Colorado School of Mines


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