Food Industry, Institute of the

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Food Industry, Institute of the


an institute of higher technical education that prepares engineers and scientists for work in the food industry. In the 1973–74 academic year there were ten institutes of the food industry in the USSR: the All-Union Correspondence Institute (founded 1954, Moscow), the Kemerovo Institute of the Food Industry (1972), the Kiev Institute of the Food Industry (1930), the Moscow Institute of the Food Industry (1930), M. V. Lomonosov Institute of the Food Industry (1922, Odessa), the Dzhambul Institute of the Food and Other Light Industries (1960), the Leningrad Refrigeration Institute (1931), the Mogilev Institute of the Food Industry (1973), the Moscow Meat and Milk Industry Institute (1931), and the Odessa Refrigeration Institute (1922).

The institutes train engineers (technicians, mechanics, and economists). There are day (except at the All-Union Correspondence Institute), evening, and correspondence courses. The program of study lasts five years. There is graduate work at all the institutes except those in Kemerovo and Mogilev. All the institutes except the All-Union Correspondence Institute and the Kemerovo and Mogilev institutes are authorized to confer candidate’s degrees. The Moscow, Leningrad, Kiev, and Odessa institutes are also authorized to confer doctoral degrees.

Food industry specialists are also trained at the Altai (Barnaul), Georgian (Tbilisi), Kaunas, Kishinev, Krasnoiarsk, Stavropol’, Tallinn, Tashkent, and Frunze polytechnical institutes; the Voronezh and Eastern Siberian (Ulan-Ude) technological institutes; the Georgian Institute of Subtropical Farming (Sukhumi); the Omsk Agricultural Institute; the Estonian Academy of Agriculture (Tartu); the Vologda Milk Institute; and the Yerevan Veterinary Institute.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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