Summer schools

Registration for the summer 2019 is now over. Thank you very much and see you!

Attention please! We invite universities to apply for the autumn or winter season. We accept requests from the university representatives via official e-mail.

Mining University presents 38 unique short-term summer school programmes, each of which was specially created by leading professors and specialists of the University.

The list of the programmes is characterized by the wide range of different directions: Mining, Oil & Gas, Mechanical Engineering, Rock Mechanics, Land Surveying, Raw Materials Processing, Geoecology, Economics, IT etc.

Three of our programmes are based on the content of the Mining Museum – one of the oldest Russian Museums, collections of which are the part of the Museum Fund of Russia. In addition, participants are offered to participate in special programmes to study the Russian language, history, architecture and culture.

Why Mining University?

Today St. Petersburg Mining University is the one of the world leading specialized universities. Quality is important to us; exclusive laboratory facilities, advanced technologies and equipment, unique innovations – that’s what allows us to create an interesting and useful course for you.

In our programmes we combine modern trends and classic science paying tribute to the traditions because it was here 245 years ago that the foundations of Russian mining education were laid. After all these years we continue to work actively in the direction of education quality: the International Center of Competence under the auspices of UNESCO will begin its work on the basis of the Mining University in 2019.

We aim to open for you the opportunity to get a unique experience, and so each of our programs is the perfect mix of science and culture.

All programs of summer schools include lectures and workshops, master classes and trainings, field trips and a cultural program. Classes are taught by leading lecturers, world famous professors and highly skilled industry experts.

By offering participants our short-term programmes, we focus on the practice as the most important part, and therefore each of our programs is characterized by a significant number of trainings and master classes. An indisputable advantage of our programmes is high-tech laboratory base –specialized classrooms of companies such as BP, Total, Schneider Electric, Orica, Siemens and others. Our participants will visit the training grounds, work on modern equipment, learn the basics of professional software, and also visit the leading industrial enterprises of the city and region.

At the end of the program our participants will have certificates of the International Summer School program completion.

The key to the harmonious content of our programs is the combination of study and rest. You will a chance to spend your whole weekend on the tour program and plunge into the history and culture of the capital of the Russian Empire – St. Petersburg. The Peter and Paul Fortress, St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Church of the Savior on Blood, the Hermitage, the Russian Museum, Nevsky Prospect and much more – all these places will charm you and you will definitely come back to this city again.

We will do our best to make your stay in the city as comfortable as possible. Mining University has its own network of hotel-type dormitories, its own comfortable buses and qualified guides. We will meet you at the airport and accompany you throughout the program.

The registration fee for participation in the program is 300 €, the rest of the costs are incurred by the Mining University as grants.

Only you decide whether to follow the footsteps of the miners, or plunge into the world of information technology. However in any way you will get a unique experience.

New season of our International Summer Schools will start on the 3rd of June, 2019, and will last until the 10th of August, 2019. Delegations of universities, institutes and specialized organizations are invited to participate.

Ekaterina Grishchenkova
International Relations Office

How to enroll? Follow these steps
Choose the programme you are interested in
Make sure that you meet the requirements
Wait for the manager’s respond and follow the manager’s instructions

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