The Institute of Postgraduate Education "UKRSTENO" (IPE "UKRSTENO") was founded in 1991 on the territory of Cybercentre of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine on the basis of the UNESCO International Research and Training Center of Information Technologies and Systems under the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.
The Institute was established with the main goal to further develop and implement information technologies via practical training in various branches of the economy and social sphere of Ukraine.
IPE "UKRSTENO" is engaged in development and design of training courses and workshops on computer and information technologies. The offered programs vary from 40 to 800 academic hours. Specialists of UKRSTENO in cooperation with leading academics and scholars of the Cybernetics Center of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and a number of Ukrainian universities have developed and implemented over 65 various training programs and courses that meet modern practice requirements and international staff training standards.
The educational activity of IPE "UKRSTENO" focuses on the production of new methodological materials and original textbooks on the main sections of the curricula.
Over the past years, IPE "UKRSTENO" has gained considerable experience in working with officials of public authorities, institutions and organizations of Ukraine.
The Institute has developed and implemented a complex of educational programs for the staff of the Secretariat of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, the Cabinet of Ministers, the Supreme Court, the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy, and others.
In the activity of IPE "UKRSTENO", a significant place is taken by programs for training and upgrading the skills of temporarily unemployed people under the State Employment Program.
The students mainly improve their qualifications (on the basis of higher education) in the following specialties:
At classes, students improve their qualifications by mastering the most up-to-date computer software applied in the field of their professional activities.
The Institute has been honored with numerous commemorative badges, certificates, and letters of acknowledgement from public authorities.
IPE "UKRSTENO" takes an active part in the project of the International Labor Organization on integration of modular approaches into the organization of training.
In 2015, IPE "UKRSTENO" launched a new social project "Free training voucher" on the improvement of qualifications of construction engineers under the State Social Protection Program. The project evisages implementation of a voucher system for training in Construction and Civil Engineering (within the program "Personal Computer for Construction Engineers").
One of the important pillars of IPE "UKRSTENO" activity is vocational training of students of higher educational establishments. During the academic year, students study software in engineering graphics and computer design.