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Volga state academy of water transport



Federal State-Financed Educational Institution of Higher Professional Education (FSEI HPE) "VSAWT" is a major territorial and industrial education complex, which includes the head institution, four branches (providing both secondary professional and higher professional education), Nizhny Novgorod River College named after I. P.Kulibin, a training center, that provides retraining of water transport managers and specialists, a complex of marine simulators, a research center of legal support of inland waterway transport, the Educational and Scientific Production Center "Ship repair. Volga Academy is a public educational institution of higher education, under the responsibility of the Federal Agency of Maritime and River Transport (Rosmorrechflot), and is licensed to conduct educational activities in the field of higher, secondary, vocational and postgraduate education. It is authorized to issue official standard certificates of education, award Candidate of Technical and Economic Sciences degrees. At present, more than 18,500 people are taught at the educational complex: students, who get their bachelor’s, master’s degrees or diplomas, trainees, and technical specialists who receive a second degree. The quality of training is primarily determined by the state of the facilities and equipment and the professional level of the teaching staff. The academic complex includes premises with the total area of over 50,500...

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