Donetsk, Aug 2 — DAN. Two higher education centers in Mariupol have opened applications, the press service of the Donetsk People’s Republic Education and Science Ministry told the Donetsk News Agency on Tuesday.

“Two universities have reopened in Mariupol: the Priazovsky State Technical University and Mariupol State University, ” the press service said.  “These education organizations have already opened applications and will launch the education process on September 1.”

All education organizations which register in the DPR will be able to resume operation in liberated areas in the new academic year, it said.

Earlier reports said that nearly 3,700 9th-grade students and school leavers in liberated areas had received DPR certificates. *jk