Yuri Gagarin Saratov State Technical University

General Information 

The Yuri Gagarin Saratov State Technical University was founded in 1930 as Saratov Automobile and Road Institute. It was renamed in 2011 to honor astronaut Yuri Gagarin. SSTU offers Bachelor, Master, and Ph.D. studies in more than 115 fields. University is the best place to study technical science and aeronavigation in Russia and get a higher degree in Russia.

University provides a studying process for more than 19,000 local and international students. Yuri Gagarin Saratov State Technical University faculty members are dedicated to a long-standing tradition of studying activity and have established an array of leading research courses in biomedicine, courses in neurosciences, courses in nanotechnologies, courses in photonics, courses in chemistry, courses in materials science, courses in civil transport, courses in information technologies, courses in civil engineering, and architecture.

Students focus on the development of their academic research skills and expertise, participate in the work of the university research teams, and apply for and win research grants to realize their in-house projects. On the basis of their merits and excellence in social activities, they are provided with an opportunity to take part in student exchange programs with universities around the world.

Study programs are based on ratified educational standards and harmonically group the latest scientific and technical progress. Most departments are provided with scientific research laboratories and divisions, which perform research activities and development on major directions of engineering science.

Study Programs

University provides studying processes at the following institutes:

  • Institute of Electronic Engineering and Instrumentation
  • Institute of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
  • Institute of Physics and Technology
  • Institute of Applied Information Technologies and Communication
  • Institute of Power Engineering and Transport Systems
  • Institute of Urban Planning, Architecture, and Civil Engineering
  • Institute of Social and Industrial Management
  • Engels Institute of Technology (branch)
  • Institute of Continuing and Pre-University Education

Accommodation and Housing

Yuri Gagarin Saratov State Technical University provides comfortable supervised student residence halls, equipped with everything you might need within a 5-minute walk on campus, or maybe individual apartments, or living with a Russian host family.

The residence hall’s rooms are usually shared by two or three students. Each floor has a common meeting room. There is bed linen at the dorm, a small towel, and some kitchen stuff. Bathrooms and showers are also for common use. Wi-Fi is available in the lobby of the residence hall. Every hostel resident has free access to the University canteen and all common kitchens on every floor.  The students will get access to available 24/7 Wi-Fi facilities in the hostel.