Belgorod State Technological University

About University

​​Belgorod State Technological University named after V.G Shukhov (BSTU) is one of the higher educational establishments in Russia, which has been training students for 50 years in the field of the construction industry. It was founded as a basic institution of building materials. According to the result of the rating by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, the University holds the first position among architectural institutions in Russia. 

The University consists of 11 study institutes: construction materials science, economics and management, technological equipment and complexes, architecture and construction, information technology and control systems; automobile and road construction, environmental engineering, computerization of machine building technology, energy, distance learning, and correspondence studies

The Academic staff of the University consists of highly qualified professionals. There are 150 Doctors and Professors, including 47 Academicians and Corresponding Members of the State and Social Academies, over 400 candidates of science (Ph.D. studies) and assistant professors, more than 30 laureates of honorary titles, and 5 honored inventors.

Students are offered to use a huge scientific library. It consists of more than 1.5 million volumes. 

Sports competitions of different levels and kinds are conducted at the University. The University stadium is of a very large size. Students are offered tennis courts and a playground with two sites for handball and indoor soccer. A new swimming pool is under construction. Currently, it is the only university of this profile in the whole of Europe, which provides full professional training of specialists for this branch.

The University has trained over 65 thousand highly qualified specialists in the building industry and construction industry, including students from more than 32 foreign countries. 


According to the results of monitoring of Russian higher educational establishments, conducted by «Business Russia», Belgorod State Technological University named after V. G. Shukhov is ranked as the leader of business rating and is included in a number of high-ranking institutions in the country in terms of the quality of education and demand for its graduates.

Belgorod State Technological University actively collaborates with institutions in the USA, Great Britain, Germany, China, Egypt, Serbia, Poland, Israel, and others. The University obtained international accreditation from the British Institute of civil engineers for a number of specialties.

Faculties and Courses

  • Institute of Architecture and Construction
  • Institute of Construction Materials Science and Environmental Engineering
  • Institute of Economics and Management
  • Institute of Information Technologies and Operating Systems
  • Institute of Technological Equipment and Machine Building
  • Transportation Technology Institute
  • Power Engineering Institute
  • Preparatory Faculty for Foreign Students
  • Institute of Distance Learning
  • Institute of Correspondence Study
  • Center for International Education and Cooperation

Every student covers a range of comprehensive courses:

  • Earth Sciences
  • Toxicology
  • Soil Science
  • Geology
  • Hydrology and Water Management
  • Climate Studies and Meteorology
  • Biodiversity and Conservation
  • Sustainable Development
  • Environmental Economics and Policy
  • Environmental Management
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Analytical Mechanics
  • Foundations of Mechanics
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Physics of Matter
  • Biological Physics
  • Advanced Quantum Mechanics
  • Electrical Circuits
  • Materials for Electrical and Electronic Engineering 
  • Control and Instrumentation 
  • Digital and Embedded Electronic Systems 
  • Programming for Engineers 
  • Sensors and Networks 
  • Engineering Professional Skills 
  • Advanced Mathematics for Engineers 
  • Anthropology
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Linguistics
  • Law
  • Philosophy


University provides its students with renovated apartments with convenient locations and needed facilities. The dormitory is located a 15-minute walk from the main TPU study building and a big supermarket, 5 minute walk from the nearest food market and big shopping center, and 7 minutes by bus from the city center.

Students are accommodated in comfortable shared rooms for 2-3 people with shared bathrooms and WC. Each section (4 rooms) shares a shower and toilet. Each room is equipped with beds, tables, wardrobes, chairs, and bedside tables. The student is provided with a kettle, microwave, and cable TV and fridge. You can bring your computer with you. A direct internet connection is possible in every room and free Wi-Fi is available in all dorms. The student is provided with bed linen (changed every 10 days) and cooking utilities. In the dorm building students have permanent access to common kitchens and study rooms on each floor; a canteen is situated on the ground floor.

About City

Belgorod is a city located in the southwest of the central European part of Russia, about 700 km south of Moscow and 40 km from the Russian border with Ukraine, the administrative center of Belgorod Oblast. The climate of Belgorod is temperate continental. Summers are hot and dry. Winters are moderately frosty with often thaws accompanied by rains (especially in December). The city industry is represented by enterprises in the chemical plants, pharmaceutical industry, woodworking industry, light, and food industries, mechanical engineering, and the production of building materials.

Belgorod is a city of opportunities for young and prominent students. The city is full of higher educational establishments with accreditations from recognized international organizations and state Russian bodies. Barnaul University is a great place for getting new experiences and boosting theoretical knowledge and practical skills in all fields of humanity science.