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
What Subjects Are of Particular Interest to Azerbaijani Students in Russia?
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What Subjects Are of Particular Interest to Azerbaijani Students in Russia?

Azerbaijan was the first country in the world to have drilled an oil well and built an oil pipeline - both with the help of Russian experts. A petro boom followed as a result, but both then and now primary oil producers in the country are not domestic companies but foreign-based entities.

Russian Scientific Periodical Was Ranked in the Second Quartile of the Scopus Database
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Russian Scientific Periodical Was Ranked in the Second Quartile of the Scopus Database

The Mining University's journal, which has turned 113 years old this year, is now recognised internationally.

What Subjects Are of Particular Interest to Azerbaijani Students in Russia?
Campus life
What Subjects Are of Particular Interest to Azerbaijani Students in Russia?

Azerbaijan was the first country in the world to have drilled an oil well and built an oil pipeline - both with the help of Russian experts. A petro boom followed as a result, but both then and now primary oil producers in the country are not domestic companies but foreign-based entities.

An Indonesian Expat about Moving to Russia for Studies
Campus life
An Indonesian Expat about Moving to Russia for Studies

Indonesia is indeed much more than Bali and its picturesque beaches. Yet very few of us know that in the mouth of one of the country's volcanoes there is a lake of sulphuric acid. Samira Dial Megistra, a student of the Faculty of Oil & Gas Engineering at Saint-Petersburg Mining University, is originally from Indonesia. In this interview, she explained why she went to study abroad, albeit coming from one of the most beautiful countries.

A new step towards creating a unified international system of professional certification of engineers was made in St. Petersburg
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A new step towards creating a unified international system of professional certification of engineers was made in St. Petersburg

On Tuesday, May 26, an online agreement was signed between the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3, London) and the International Competence Centre for Mining Engineering Education under the auspices of UNESCO, created in affiliation with St. Petersburg Mining University. The parties agreed to establish in the UK a Center for Competency Assessment in the mineral resource complex.

Will the educational system be able to cope with the challenge the coronavirus defied it?
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Will the educational system be able to cope with the challenge the coronavirus defied it?

Most Russian educational institutions have bravely reported on a successful transition to online learning. However, reality turned out to be slightly less glowing than officials and heads of educational institutions imagined. Whether or not will this format muscle out traditional lectures and classes after the pandemic, and who really has benefited from the forced flight into the digital space.

Russian Scientific Periodical Was Ranked in the Second Quartile of the Scopus Database
Science
Russian Scientific Periodical Was Ranked in the Second Quartile of the Scopus Database

The Mining University's journal, which has turned 113 years old this year, is now recognised internationally.

An Indonesian Expat about Moving to Russia for Studies
Science
An Indonesian Expat about Moving to Russia for Studies

Indonesia is indeed much more than Bali and its picturesque beaches. Yet very few of us know that in the mouth of one of the country's volcanoes there is a lake of sulphuric acid. Samira Dial Megistra, a student of the Faculty of Oil & Gas Engineering at Saint-Petersburg Mining University, is originally from Indonesia. In this interview, she explained why she went to study abroad, albeit coming from one of the most beautiful countries.

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