Saint-Petersburg Mining University
In the Heart of Saint‑Petersburg
UNIVERSITY
A Global University
Over 7,000 students,    10 faculties and 97 different programs
Highly Recommended by Vladimir Putin
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In the Heart
of Saint-Petersburg
university
A Global University
Over 7,000 students,
10 faculties and 97 different programs
Highly Recommended
by Vladimir Putin
read more
#1
higher technical educational institution of Russia, founded on November 1, 1773
19th
position in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019: Engineering - Mineral and Mining
98%
of graduates get job referrals each year  or continue their studies at the University
>93%
of faculty stuff have academic status of Candidates or Doctors of Science
>30
major conferences and symposia annually take place with the participation of the University
>50
Russian and international companies cooperate with the University
38
Honorary Scientists and Honorary Workers of Higher School among the staff
20
laureates of State Prizes and Government Awards among the staff of the University
120
academicians and academies of sciences corresponding members work at the University
>300k
square meters is the total area of the property complex of the University
>70
sports sections are available to the students of the University
3769
meters is the depth of a unique borehole, drilled by the scientists of the University in the Antarctic ice
1504
kilos is the weight of the largest in the world piece of malachite, which is exhibited in the Mining Museum
Are Hydrocarbons a Curse or Foundation for the Global Economy?
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Are Hydrocarbons a Curse or Foundation for the Global Economy?

Over 900 specialists including representatives from Shell, Novatek and Gazprom participated in "Hydrocarbons. Look into the Future" online conference that took place at the Mining University.
The main topic - what does the future hold for hydrocarbon industries?

Why Do Ecuadorian Youth Tend to Choose Russian Universities?
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Why Do Ecuadorian Youth Tend to Choose Russian Universities?

There are large oil reserves in Ecuador but not enough specialists who know how to work with modern technologies. Therefore locals, if an opportunity emerges, choose to study abroad.

Why Do Ecuadorian Youth Tend to Choose Russian Universities?
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Why Do Ecuadorian Youth Tend to Choose Russian Universities?

There are large oil reserves in Ecuador but not enough specialists who know how to work with modern technologies. Therefore locals, if an opportunity emerges, choose to study abroad.

How Does It Feel to Study in Russia for an African Student from Côte d’Ivoire?
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How Does It Feel to Study in Russia for an African Student from Côte d’Ivoire?

Life has become a success story for a young man from Côte d'Ivoire. As a child, he used to help his family on corn plantations. Some 15 years later, he is a PhD student at St. Petersburg Mining University who got a chance to shake hands with a Nobel laureate in physics.

Russian-German Raw Materials Dialogue: Economy And Ecology Tied Together
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Russian-German Raw Materials Dialogue: Economy And Ecology Tied Together

It was a year ago when the launch of a large-scale waste management reform was announced in Russia. This new system that is currently being built is aimed at increasing recycling rates and eliminating the waste dumps gradually. Many points of the reform take their beginning in German waste management principles. Partly because of it, the issue of recycling has become the hottest topic at the XII Russian-German Raw Materials Dialogue - an annual event organised by St. Petersburg Mining University.

A New Agreement On Scientific Cooperation Between St. Petersburg And Leoben Has Been Reached
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A New Agreement On Scientific Cooperation Between St. Petersburg And Leoben Has Been Reached

The network of foreign partner universities of Russian scientific community is set to increase further. Last week, an agreement on scientific-technical cooperation between the International Competence Centre for Mining-Engineering Education under the auspices of UNESCO and the University of Leoben (Montanuniversität Leoben) was signed in Austria. The document was signed by Vladimir Litvinenko, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Competence Centre, and Wilfried Eichlseder, Rector of the Austrian University. The ceremony was also attended by Kurt Wallner, Mayor of Leoben, and Kirill Molodtsov, Aide to the Chief of Staff at the Presidential Executive Office of the Russian Federation.

Are Hydrocarbons a Curse or Foundation for the Global Economy?
Science
Are Hydrocarbons a Curse or Foundation for the Global Economy?

Over 900 specialists including representatives from Shell, Novatek and Gazprom participated in "Hydrocarbons. Look into the Future" online conference that took place at the Mining University.
The main topic - what does the future hold for hydrocarbon industries?

Russia is among top study destinations for young Mongolians
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Russia is among top study destinations for young Mongolians

Ragchaa Byambadorj was born in Mongolia, the country which is still mostly covered by unpopulated deserts and steppes, and where about a third of inhabitants continue practising a nomadic lifestyle. The big question is, why would he want to return home after graduating?

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