Rusatom Service JSC holds webinar for Atom-CIS commission member-states on emergency preparedness and response

On June 17, 2022, Rusatom Service JSC (the organization responsible for the National Nuclear Infrastructure Development Program of the CIS Member States) held a webinar for the member-statesof the Atom-CIS Commission to present the English-language master's program “Emergency Preparedness and Response to Nuclear and Radiological Emergencies”. The program was developed by SPbPU with involvement of specialized subdivisions and organizations of Rosatom State Corporation (Rosatom ETC JSC, Rusatom Service JSC, Rosatom Technical Academy, etc.), as well as IAEA experts.

Training under the program is aimed at training employees of nuclear power plants and emergency departments who ensure preparedness and protection of population and personnel in case of emergency. The program includes not only classical lectures, but also practical training on the basis of the Rosatom Emergency Technical Center, research institutes of Rosatom, FMBA and others.

The purpose of the webinar is to inform the organizations of the CIS member states about educational opportunities aimed at development of human resources in the nuclear infrastructure and to invite their candidates for training.  

The webinar saw the participation of experts from specialized organizations of Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan.

In a welcoming speech, Yuliya Chernyakhovskaya, the Deputy Director General for Nuclear Infrastructure of Rusatom Service JSC, Ph.D., noted "Our master's program will train specialists in emergency preparedness and response in the nuclear industry, a key area in the post-Fukushima world. This is the first program of its kind in the CIS.

The master's program "Emergency Preparedness and Response to Nuclear and Radiological Emergencies" is the only one of a kind. It takes into account all current international requirements in emergency preparedness and response, as well as extensive Russian expertise.


Rusatom Service JSC is a member of the Electric Power division of Rosatom State Corporation. The company provides foreign VVER NPPs with a full range of services and supplies required for operation and repair and acts as integrator of activities related to training of all categories of employees, including operational and nuclear infrastructure personnel's training, construction of training centers and their equipping, simulators supply and psychophysiological examination laboratories’ export. The company is present in almost all countries with operating VVER NPP outside Russia.

On the markets of China, Bulgaria and Armenia, Rusatom Service is a leading general contractor for lifetime extension, implementation of scheduled maintenance and upgrade of equipment of VVER NPPs. - integrator for all-category staff training.

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Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) is a Russia’s largest technical university with the strongest scientific schools, with indisputable results and achievements in science, education and innovation. The Polytechnic University aims at training specialists with a systems and global thinking; with both specialized and inter-, multi- and transnational knowledge, skills and abilities; ready for continuous learning and self-improvement.



Autonomous non-profit organization of continuing professional education Rosatom Technical Academy is an organization specializing in continuing professional education, professional retraining of managers and specialists of nuclear power and industry, and personnel certification.

The organization is an educational, scientific and methodological center of Rosatom State Corporation in safe use of nuclear energy, monitoring, state safety, operational and support processes, as well as an international training and methodological center in physical nuclear safety to train specialists of CIS states and other interested states in accounting, monitoring and physical protection of nuclear facilities, detection of nuclear materials and radioactive substances,nuclear forensics and nuclear accident response.