ONPU FSTI history dates back from 1975, year of Preparatory Faculty creation at the Odessa Polytechnic Institute.
It consisted of 3 Departments:
- RSL Department №1,
- RSL Department №2,
- Natural sciences Department.
At the beginning the process directed of the faculty creation the following eminent administrative leaders as vice-rectors Yu.S.Denisov, А.I. Burmakov, starting from 1988 up to 2008 the supervising vice-rector’s position was held by V.V. Bulgar. All they essentially contributed into the perspective development of the PF as ONPU structural unit.
Since 2011, V. Shobik. is vice-rector.
|Vice-Rector Denisov Yu.S. (Left) and head of Chair NS Kotlyarevskii (Right). 1986.||Vice-rector Bulgar V.V. 2009||Vice-Rector Shobik V.S.|
Just being created the faculty begun the authority in the special field and rapidly became the biggest preuniversity training center in Ukraine. The first faculty deans were Prof. V.N. Pervushyn, Prof. V.V. Flora. Next year their workwith the same responcibility and creative approach was continued by professors V.S. Nedranets, L.B. Khikhlovsky, A.N.Shabayev.
From 1998 to 2014 Irina Mirak'yan performed the duties of dean, and later director of the Institute training of foreign nationals.
Since 2014 Director of the Institute is Andrey Saveliev.