To facilitate the supply and training of experts on an international level, MOL and the University of Miskolc set up a joint department at the Faculty of Earth Science and Engineering of the University. The head of the new department - which was inaugurated on 12th June - is János Zsuga Phd., the president of FGSZ Board of Directors.
The MOL Department, that starts in June in the framework of the strategic agreement between MOL and the University of Miskolc, focuses on the already existing petroleum engineer and the planned hydrocarbon earth sciences engineer English language MSC majors and on the cultivation of the international and professional relationships of the university. More than 100 students are already studying on the existing majors of the department.
MOL and FGSZ have had good connections with the University of Miskolc for decades. This university is the center of the domestic oil and gas industry education.
Mr. János Zsuga, head of the MOL Department, was the student of the campus himself, graduated as a natural gas engineer. He earned a PhD degree at the University of Miskolc, Sámuel Mikoviny Doctoral School, then the University Senate appointed him to honorary associate professor. He has been the honorary professor of the University of Miskolc since June 2013 and that of the National University of Public Service since July 2013 and the honorary doctor of the Ukrainian National Technical University of Oil and Gas since September.
He is the Member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences - Committee on Energetics, the Public Body of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences -, the Hungarian Mining and Metallurgical Society and that of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.