Volgograd State Technical University

General Information 

Volgograd State Technical University is a public higher educational institution in the city of Volgograd, Russia. It was established in 1930 and became one of the largest universities in the Volga Region, an institution of higher education with versatile activities, preparing highly-qualified specialists in compliance with the multistage system of education.

The structure of the technical university has 13 study faculties, including 10 full-time courses and 3 part-time courses, and correspondence courses. The university also includes 4 study branches: Volzhsky Polytechnic Institute (VPI), Kamyshinsky Technological Institute (KTI), Sebryakovsky branch (SF), and Volzhsky Scientific and Technical Complex (VNTK).

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 faculties:

  • Faculty of Automated Systems and Transport
  • Faculty of automobile transport
  • Faculty of Structural Materials Technology
  • Faculty of Food Technology
  • Faculty of Electronics and Computer Engineering
  • Faculty of Economics and Management
  • Faculty of Chemical Technology
  • Institute of Architecture and Construction
  • Faculty of Architecture and Urban Development
  • Faculty of Construction and Housing and Communal Services
  • Faculty of Transport and Engineering Systems
  • Faculty for the Training of Foreign Specialists
  • Faculty of Pre-University Training

Accommodation and Housing 

 University provides renovated and well-furnished Student Dormitories near the main studying building. There are two well-maintained student dormitories, which are home to about 700 international students of different study levels. Students live in shared rooms between 2-3 people and have permanent access to shared bathrooms. Each student dormitory has showers, kitchens, laundry rooms, storage rooms, selftraining rooms, and student recreation. There is a local computer network with Internet access in student dormitories and guest rooms for parents or friends who come to visit students.

The rooms are equipped with air-conditioning and a centralized heating system. The location of the hostels is very near to the city’s center. The local food markets and other amenities are easily accessible to the students.