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 british businesses ready to embrace positive attitude towards Russia since brexit is on its way?
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Are british businesses ready to embrace positive attitude towards Russia since brexit is on its way?

A delegation from the UK, who came to St. Petersburg to participate in the Russian-British Raw Materials Dialogue, aims to destroy the negative buzz surrounding Russia that builds up in the Western media.

Russian-British Raw Materials Dialogue. Day zero
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Russian-British Raw Materials Dialogue. Day zero

One of the main advantages of meetings held in the forum format is in the opportunity to establish real contacts between the scientific and business communities of two countries, achieved by switching from exchange of opinions and theoretical discussions to more practical concerns

Polish students want to study in Saint-Petersburg despite the global Russophobia
Campus life
Polish students want to study in Saint-Petersburg despite the global Russophobia

It has been a second year in a row for students of the AGH University of Science and Technology (Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza im. Stanisława Staszica w Krakowie) at the Mining University. For the second time as well, they have chosen the two week-long international summer school programme "Modern Technologies of Drilling Wells, Transport and Storage of Oil & Gas."

Summer School: Vietnamese and Chinese students have come to learn more about Russian experience in coal mining
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Summer School: Vietnamese and Chinese students have come to learn more about Russian experience in coal mining

Students from Hanoi University in Vietnam and Taiyuan University of Technology (TUT) in China came to the Mining University to participate in the International Summer School programme, named "Underground Coal Mining”.

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.

Higher Education In Russia: What Do Lebanese And Syrians Think?
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Higher Education In Russia: What Do Lebanese And Syrians Think?

Beirut, Damascus, Latakia, Batroun, Tripoli - what would you think of when seeing the list of those cities? Most likely, the first things that spring to mind are military operations and counterterrorism efforts; Russians are not the exception and have similar thoughts. What do Syrian and Lebanese people think of Russia though - in particular, about higher education in the country?

Are Young Africans Going To Make Use Of Their Opportunity To Study In Russia?
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Are Young Africans Going To Make Use Of Their Opportunity To Study In Russia?

This autumn, the Russia-Africa Summit took place in Sochi, one of the most southern Russian cities. Over the course of two days the event lasted, a number of significant agreements were achieved. A delegation from the Republic of the Congo proposed a joint project on building a 1000 kilometres long gas pipeline. Alrosa, which is a Russian leading diamond company that has been already involved in geological exploration and diamond mining in Angola, will be supposedly granted 15 exploration licenses in Zimbabwe at the end of this year. It is also in the middle of discussions concerning future cooperation areas with the Government of Mozambique. Lukoil signed a memorandum with Equatorial Guinea empowering Russian energy corporation to start hydrocarbon production in the Republic.

Russian Mineral Resources And Reserves Are Worth Over $1 Trillion, But Are They All Extractable?
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Russian Mineral Resources And Reserves Are Worth Over $1 Trillion, But Are They All Extractable?

In accordance with the calculations done by the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment of the Russian Federation, the total value of mineral resources in possession of the country amounts to approximately 93.4 trillion roubles (roughly $1.46 trillion). Undeniably, the most valuable asset is oil reserves; their proven amount can be sold for $1.16 trillion. The other subsoil assets constitute much smaller share of the total sum - for instance, gold reserves account for $9.53 billion whilst iron ore can make about $19.38 billion in money equivalent.

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