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
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”.

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
Events
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

The drifting sands or a reason of two incidents at St. Petersburg Metro
Science
The drifting sands or a reason of two incidents at St. Petersburg Metro

This October, Saint-Petersburg saw opening of the three new subway stations. Actually, they should have been opened a month earlier, but in the end it was decided to postpone the event. As Alexander Beglov, the Governor of Saint-Petersburg, explained, ensuring passenger safety was much more important than matching the opening with certain dates. The official opening ceremony of new stations (Dunayskaya, Shushary and Prospect Slavy), however, happened a month prior to the commissioning date and was shortly followed by numerous sarcastic remarks in the press and social media. Admittedly, projects of this scale should never be rushed, and the majority of city inhabitants agreed on that.

Russia is about to make 5 billion euros through development of hydrogen energetic
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Russia is about to make 5 billion euros through development of hydrogen energetic

Russian and German scientists are planning to work together on improvement of the technologies of hydrogen production, storage and transportation, as well as on the issue of its subsequent generation into electricity. According to many experts, in the future hydrogen will become a serious competitor for traditional hydrocarbons and renewable energy sources. The main reasons are high efficiency of this gas and its environmental friendliness.

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