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
The Korkinsky Coal Mine. The most ecologically dirty place in Russia.
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The Korkinsky Coal Mine. The most ecologically dirty place in Russia.

Svetlana Radionova, the Head of Federal Supervisory Natural Resources Management Service (in Russian: Rosprirodnadzor), named the Korkinsky open-pit coal mine as one of the most heartbreaking examples of technological environmental impact in our country. How do the people actually live though, next to a non-stop fuming tunnel? Who and how will conduct the mine reclamation?

Siberia will lead Russia to economic breakthrough
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Siberia will lead Russia to economic breakthrough

Over the past 20 years, the global petrochemical industry has seen steady growth - up to 7% per year. According to the forecasts of the International Energy Agency, the same dynamics will continue at least until 2050. The major reason is the rise in living standards in the countries of the Asia-Pacific region and, consecutively, the increased consumption of thermoplastics (polyethylene, polypropylene and others). The volumes of their production are expected to have increased by about 70% in the next 30 years, which will constitute to 590 million tons.

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
Campus life
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”.

The Korkinsky Coal Mine. The most ecologically dirty place in Russia.
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The Korkinsky Coal Mine. The most ecologically dirty place in Russia.

Svetlana Radionova, the Head of Federal Supervisory Natural Resources Management Service (in Russian: Rosprirodnadzor), named the Korkinsky open-pit coal mine as one of the most heartbreaking examples of technological environmental impact in our country. How do the people actually live though, next to a non-stop fuming tunnel? Who and how will conduct the mine reclamation?

An agreement on scientific cooperation between Saint-Petersburg Mining University and LUT University was signed on the day of Putin’s visit to Finland  
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An agreement on scientific cooperation between Saint-Petersburg Mining University and LUT University was signed on the day of Putin’s visit to Finland  

LUT University is now the key partner university in Finland for the International Competence Centre for Mining-Engineering Education under the auspices of UNESCO. Its main activities will be focused on improving technologies of waste recycling, including waste reuse and disposal of hazardous and toxic substances, as well as working on developing innovations resulting in reduced greenhouse gas emissions, with specific attention to be paid to power engineering facilities.

Siberia will lead Russia to economic breakthrough
Science
Siberia will lead Russia to economic breakthrough

Over the past 20 years, the global petrochemical industry has seen steady growth - up to 7% per year. According to the forecasts of the International Energy Agency, the same dynamics will continue at least until 2050. The major reason is the rise in living standards in the countries of the Asia-Pacific region and, consecutively, the increased consumption of thermoplastics (polyethylene, polypropylene and others). The volumes of their production are expected to have increased by about 70% in the next 30 years, which will constitute to 590 million tons.

More and more young and educated foreigners are coming to Russia
Science
More and more young and educated foreigners are coming to Russia

In the first half of this year, over 19.5% more foreign tourists have come to visit our country than in 2017. Among the countries who have contributed to the growth in numbers are China, South Korea, Germany, Italy, France, Czech Republic and USA. In fact, not all of these incomers were interested in going sightseeing or attending cultural events.

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