Saint Petersburg State Mining Institute (Technical University)

General Information 

Saint-Petersburg Mining Institute ranks among the top institutes in St. Petersburg and Russia. University was established in 1773 and became the bright representative of Russian higher education, which managed to preserve and multiply the achievements of national and world engineering courses and technical education in Russia. University ranks among the first universities in Russia for the success of graduates.

Educational institution belongs to the best-known mining schools in the world. At present, more than 7,000 local and international students are enrolled in undergraduate courses, specialist courses, graduate courses, and postgraduate degree programs. Institute has a broad range of subjects that develops students’ practical knowledge and technical knowledge and advanced problem-solving skills in engineering problems with shifting baselines and varying degrees of resources and information. Students coming from all parts of the country and from abroad make up a significant portion of the student population.

Students can apply for Bachelor’s courses, Masters’s courses, and Ph.D. degree programs. The university is an officially registered university with the Ministry of Higher Education in Russia. Due to numerous cooperation agreements with foreign universities and international organizations, students and members of academic staff can take part in exchange programs and internships abroad to get new theoretical knowledge and practical experience.

Study Programs

University provides studying process at the following faculties and branches:

  • Mining Faculty
  • Geological Prospecting Faculty
  • Oil and Gas Faculty
  • Mineral Processing Faculty
  • Civil Engineering Faculty
  • Electromechanical Faculty
  • Economics Faculty
  • Faculty of Fundamental Science and Humanities
  • Faculty of Secondary Vocational Education
  • Faculty of Postgraduate and Doctoral Studies

Accommodation and Housing 

Each dormitory has six floors with corridor-type floors and floors with apartment-type units. Sections for male and female residents are separated. The corridor-type floors have several shared bathrooms on each floor.

The rooms have beds and bedside cabinets for each resident, a seating area and work desks, and a shared wardrobe. Shared kitchens equipped with necessary utensils are located on each floor. A self-service laundry is available. The dormitory has Wi-Fi and a computer room with 11 workstations and Internet access.