WNU School of Uranium Production
The World Nuclear University - School of Uranium Production (WNU SUP) international training centre was founded in 2006 and is operated by the DIAMO, state enterprise, the Czech Republic, under the auspices of the World Nuclear University in London and in collaboration with OECD/NEA and IAEA. Making use of knowledge and equipment of the DIAMO, state enterprise and the connections it has with universities, research institutions, supervisory authorities and other international experts.
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The International Training Centre develops and presents schemes focused on professional training throughout the range of aspects of uranium production, be it deposit surveys and extraction using various means, treatment of uranium ores, environmental protection and protection of the health of workers, and even removal of the consequences of mining operations.
Each of the courses consists of a theoretical, lecture-based part and accompanying programmes that take the form of technical field trips to the DIAMO, state enterprise sites and premises, whose structure conveniently covers all aspects of the mining process. The high professional level and practical experience of specialized staff members of the enterprise is also
leveraged with success.
Teaching activities involve international lecturers from mining institutions or consultants in diverse fields such as geology, hydrogeology, geomechanics, chemical technology, radiation protection, environmental protection, and others, with regard to the focus of the individual courses.