Ukhta State Technical University

General Information

Ukhta State Technical University is a unique representative of Russian oil and gas universities and one of the largest technical higher education institutions in the European North of Russia. By this time, more than 25,000 engineers and economists had graduated in oil courses, geology courses, building courses, and timber industry courses. After the successful attestation on April 14, 1999, the Institute was granted a status of a State Technical University.

Ukhta State Technical University provides a studying process for more than 15,000 local and international students who study 22 different technical specialties at the technical university. USTU is located in the Republic of Komi, in the town of Ukhta – an industrial capital of this region. There is an advanced oil and gas industry and a wood complex. The technical university works with the leading Russian oil and gas companies and their branches in the region such as “Gazprom”, “Transneft”, “Rosneft”, and “Lukoil”. Due to it, every student can take part in internships abroad in the most prominent international universities and foreign organizations.

USTU offers an excellent academic experience that includes study opportunities to put theoretical learning into practice among a diverse and welcoming international community. The university has a special training base near Ukhta with its oil gas resources, forests, unique research laboratories in each academic department, 12 laboratory buildings, 14 renovated student hostels, 2 sports complexes, 1 recreational complex (outside of the city), and geology-educational base.

Ukhta State Technical University collaborates with all leading oil and gas industry enterprises of the Russian Federation, including the Komi Republic, and foreign partners (oil gas, mining, geology, timber, and building industries). University provides studying processes for local and international students from other countries. Due to numerous cooperation agreements with foreign universities and organizations, members of academic staff and students have the opportunity to take part in exchange programs and internships abroad to get new theoretical knowledge and practical skills.

Study Programs

University provides studying process in the following institutes:

  • Institute of Geology, Oil and Gas Production, and Pipeline Transportation
  • Institute of Civil Building and Engineering
  • Institute of Economics, Management, and Information Technology
  • Institute of Advanced Training
  • Institute of Industry (Mining and Petroleum College, Industrial and Economical Forest College, Industrial Technical School)

Accommodation and Housing

Ukhta State Technical University provides a well-furnished Student Hostel for all its students. The student dormitory is a 5-story building. Each floor houses around 24 people in total, spread across 8 units. The units (26 square meters) are made up of a hallway, a bathroom, a dining room, and one renovated bedroom. The units are designed to accommodate 3 people.

The rooms are equipped with beds, desks, chairs, and wall shelves for each international student. Wardrobes and shoe racks located in the hallway are shared by the students living in the unit as well as a refrigerator. Every room has got permanent access to free Wi-Fi and cable TV. Blankets, pillows, and bed sheets are also provided to international students. The linen is changed once every 10 days. Kitchens are situated on every floor, where students can find cookers, several sinks, and tables, and cook their national dishes. Every dorm residents have permanent access to all hostel rooms such as living rooms, study rooms, common laundry rooms, and computer rooms