Ural State University of Railway Transport

General Information

Ural State University of Railway Transport is a public university situated in Yekaterinburg, Russia. It was founded in 1956. USURT is a large modern multidisciplinary technical university mainly focused on training railway transport specialists of the Urals Federal District.

The university complex implements a multi-level system of continuing education including pre-university training, secondary vocational education, higher education, and additional vocational education. University is the best place to study in Russia for international students. All students can take part in international exchange programs and internships abroad. University provides full-time studying and part-time studying in undergraduate courses in Russia, postgraduate courses in Russia, and doctoral studies in Russia.

The university preserves long-standing traditions and develops the latest trends in the field of education, science, and innovation, and provides a solid base for the formation of the personnel potential of the transport industry. Graduates of USURT are real leaders with technological, organizational, and business competencies. The university contributes to the implementation of large-scale projects in Russia and abroad.

Study Programs 

`Ural State University of Railway Transport provides studying process at the following faculties and institutes:

  • Electromechanical Faculty
  • Electrotechnical Faculty
  • Building Faculty
  • Operation of Transportation Processes Faculty
  • Mechanical Faculty
  • Economics Faculty
  • Academy of Corporate Education

Accommodation and Housing

University has several dormitories at its disposal, all conveniently located either within the limits of its student town or next to the metro stations in Yekaterinburg. All campuses of the University are also located within walking distance of the metro stations. Students and staff are welcome to use sporting facilities free of charge. The sports center consists of a full-size basketball court, a gym with a variety of workout equipment, and a climbing wall.

University aims at providing maximum comfort to the students. The hostel rooms are designed such as 2-3 students can share one room. The rooms are equipped with air-conditioning and a centralized heating system. Student hostels have convenient locations near the Yekaterinburg city center. The local markets and other amenities are easily accessible to the students.