D. Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia

General Information 

Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia is a federal state budgetary higher educational institution, the largest Russian educational and research center in the field of chemical technology. The university acquired its current name and status in 1992 with its Moscow campus mainly located on Miusskaya Square and in Tushino. UCTR (University of Chemical Technology of Russia) has two branches – in Novomoskovsk and Tashkent (Uzbekistan). 

The university traces its history back to the Moscow Industrial School, established in 1898. In 2023, the university will celebrate its 125th anniversary. The areas of training are related to the chemical industry in various fields, including petrochemistry, biotechnology, chemical engineering, chemical and pharmaceutical technologies, industrial ecology, modern energy, nanotechnology, and others. 

The university offers undergraduate, specialists credential, master’,s and Ph.D. programs in various areas of chemistry, sustainable development, petrochemistry, biotechnology, materials of modern energy and nanotechnology, and several other specialties. As of 2020, around 9,000 students were enrolled at the University, of which around 800 came from the Commonwealth of Independent States, Myanmar, Iraq, India, China, the United States, the European Union, and African countries.

Study Programs

  • Faculty of Biotechnology and Industrial Ecology
  • Faculty of Natural Sciences
  • Faculty of Chemical Engineering
  • Faculty of Digital Technologies and Chemical Engineering
  • Faculty of Technology of Oil & Gas Chemistry and Polymer Materials
  • Faculty of Technology of Inorganic Substances and High-Temperature Materials
  • Faculty of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Technologies and Biomedical Products
  • Faculty of Pre-University Training
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of  Modern Energetics and Nanotechnology
  • Faculty of Problems of Chemistry and Sustainable Development 
  • Higher Chemical College of the Russian Academy of Sciences 

Accommodation and Housing 

The student campus of UCTR has three hostel buildings with 758 residential blocks. Each residential block is designed for 5 people. There are two living rooms, bathrooms, and corridors. In each building, on each floor, there is a shared kitchen equipped with electric stoves and cutting tables. 

The provision of residents with hard equipment (bed, table, chair, bedside table, bookshelf, chandelier) and soft equipment (mattress, pillow, blanket, bed linen, towel, curtains, bedspread) is 100%. Utilities for water, heat, energy supply, and sanitation are provided in full. The student has access to a local computer network with Internet, sports and gym, self-training rooms, luggage storage for bicycles and strollers, library, dining room, assembly hall, and self-service laundry. There are ramps for people with disabilities.