The University was founded in 1973 as Mogilev Technological Institute. It is a unique higher educational establishment of the Republic of Belarus that trains production engineers, mechanical engineers and economists in food, food processing and chemical industry fields in 13 specialities and 19 specializations. Specialists in Master Degree study course are trained in 10 specialities. There is also Postgraduate study and Institution of doctoral candidacy. Scientific and innovation activities are carried out within the framework of the fundamental scientific directions corresponding to the type of training specialists and priority areas of the Republic of Belarus. Since 2008 the University has been realizing foreign citizens training in full-time and correspondence forms of education. The University was awarded with an international certificate of quality management system of Belarusian and German standard (DIN EN ISO 9001: 2008) and was accredited as a scientific organization.