Rostov-on-Don State Academy of Agricultural Machine Building
Rostov-on-Don State Academy of Agricultural Machine Building was established in 1960 as a factory-technical school with Rostselmash. In 1991, the VTUZ was transformed into the Rostov-on-Don State Academy of Agricultural Machine Building (RIATM), and in 1995 it received the status of a higher educational institution.
Now the teaching staff of the Academy includes more than 230 people, including 140 candidates of science, 20 doctors of science, and professors. The International Training Institute of the University has more than 500 international students from 30 countries. There are traditional exchange programs of teaching and scientific personnel with European universities for mutual training. Students’ programs of academic exchange, including double degree programs, are actively developed as well.
The mission of the Rostov-on-Don State Academy of Agricultural Machine Building is to provide quality education and allow graduates to integrate into an all-Russian and international educational and research space, forming high moral qualities of a person, purposeful getting and accumulation of new knowledge in the sphere of applied biotechnology and other spheres of activity of the university, dissemination of that knowledge in the decision of complex tasks in the development of the sector.
Rostov-on-Don State Academy of Agricultural Machine Building provides studying of Bachelor’s programs, Master’s programs, and Postgraduate programs for Russian students and develop advanced Master’s programs with English medium of instruction. Students and teaching staff at University are involved in a variety of research activities and grant programs in Russian universities and universities abroad.
Rostov-on-Don State Academy of Agricultural Machine Building provides studying processes at the following faculties:
- Faculty of Economics and Agribusiness
- Faculty of Engineering
- Faculty of Energy and Natural Resources
Accommodation and Housing
Rostov-on-Don State Academy of Agricultural Machine Building provides high-quality accommodation for international students. The hostel is very close to the college campus. The students are provided with fully furnished rooms on sharing basis. There are around 7 student hostels on the academy campus. The hostels have kitchens, laundry rooms, rooms for study and training sessions, recreation rooms, a gym, etc. The complete hostel complex is equipped with internet access.
There are normally one to four people living in each room. Two- to three-person rooms are usually allocated to bachelor’s students (four-person accommodation is infrequent), and two-person rooms are shared between master’s students, and postgraduates are offered single occupancy rooms at some universities. International students can be accommodated with their Russian peers or at dormitories specially reserved for foreigners.