Kazakhstan Nuclear University (hereinafter – KNU) was founded in September 2004 as a limited liability partnership. In April 2016, KNU became a branch of the Institute of High Technologies LLP. KNU provides educational services, primarily, for training and retraining of personnel employed at uranium mining companies. KNU also organizes and conducts compulsory training courses related to the licensed activities (radiation protection and safety, industrial safety, health and safety, etc.).