Department of Grain Technology and Grain Business

C. Tech. Sc., Docent
Sergey Sots,
Off.: B-307,

Faculty site

Ukraine is one of the leaders in the global grain market, therefore needs constant renewal of resource potential, one of whose elements is the human resources component.

Grain market develops in a way that needs to go beyond the boundaries of one country and increasingly integrated into the world economy.

So, in 2016 only grain exports from Ukraine provided the average monthly income of currency revenues of 0.5 bln. US dollars.

In 2016, thanks to an increase in exports, the agricultural sector provided 28% of foreign exchange earnings in our economy.

According to a survey of agribusiness experts, the rating of investment attractiveness of industries has been formed in which one of the first places is occupied - grain trade, its infrastructure.

As a result, it is necessary to provide high-skilled personnel directly with the grain-growing sector, and more importantly, sectors of their processing, storage, transportation and sale, ie trade.

Therefore, now there was a need for the training of specialists, which would have had at the same time preparing the technological and economic, component.

Grain trade in Ukraine has become international content, so the training of specialists for the international level is a strategic direction in education.

Only in the presence of such specialists Ukraine will be able not only to lose its position on the world grain market and also to improve them, which will result in the country's economic growth.

Today the faculty trains "Bachelors", "Magisters" in traditional specialties: 

  • Business, trade and exchange activities (Business Economics);
  • Food technologies (1. Technologies of storage and processing of grain, 2. Technologies of bread, confectionery, macaroni products and food concentrates);
  • Sectoral engineering (Equipment for processing and grain production).

At the request of the modern development of the bakery industry, the following "Educational Programs" were opened:

  • International grain trade;
  • Technologies and management of grain business;
  • Grain storage technology and elevator business;
  • Technologies and management of fodder business;
  • Technologies and management of the bakery and confectionery business;
  • IT design and service of equipment (grain processing industry).

Considerable attention at the faculty is paid to the scientific work of the students, in the process of which they master the skills of independent research, solving complex organizational and engineering problems with the use of modern information technologies.

Graduates of the Faculty of Business and Grain Business successfully work as directors of elevators, flour and groat mills, mixed fodder factories, bakery factories, confectioneries and pasta factories, heads of economic, technological departments, heads of workshops, heads of laboratories, chief engineers, as well as enterprises of related industries, in relevant research and design organizations, teaching in higher and secondary specialized educational institutions.

Additional information about the Faculty of Grain and Grain Technology can be found on the web-site