At “Norilsk Nickel Harjavalta Oy” fourth-year students of the “Metallurgy” department (Norilsk Industrial Institute) do their field study.

It includes theoretical classes and practical training and enables students to implement efficiently theoretical knowledge into practice. The instructors conduct theoretical classes on a chain of steel production processes. Lectures on technology are delivered not only by the leading experts of “Norilsk Nickel Harjavalta Oy” such as technologists, heads of the laboratories and the specialists involved in the calculation of material balances using a variety of software products, but also by the representatives of such companies as BOLIDEN (pyrometallurgy) and ABB (maintenance and repair).

This unique experience gives the students of the Norilsk Industrial Institute an opportunity to practise the other industrial culture. It helps the institute to provide the main employer JSC MMC “Norilsk Nickel” with highly qualified personnel, as well as the transnational corporation “Interros” which includes a variety of mining and metallurgical companies in Europe, Asia, South Africa, Australia and Canada with highly mobile staff.