Mining Museum: History of Technology and Mining

Short-Term Programmes

Mining Museum: History of Technology and Mining

The programme of the International Summer School “Mining Museum: History of Technology and Mining” is created by the academic stuff of the Geological prospecting Department.

Participants are offered to visit lectures and master classes dedicated to such topics in history of technology and mining as the emergence of mining in Russia, the development of artistic castings and the manufacture of stone products, the types of mineral resources and their classification, etc.

During the practice our participants will determine metallic and non-metallic mineral resources by themselves, see the building stones of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region, learn about the latest scientific developments in the field of drilling of Arctic deposits, etc.

In addition to the main programme participants will have a chance to visit unique excursions dedicated to stone in the art of St. Petersburg, see the famous Sablinsky caves, visit the St. Petersburg metro station under construction, etc.

High school students, students, PhD students and young scientists are invite to participate (specialties: Applied Geology).

Target group
Undergraduate / Graduate / Postgraduate
Quantity of participants
From 10 to 20
B2 English level / Basic knowledge of the specifics
13 days
Summer School Programme
Cultural Programme
Residence hall
300 €
Main subjects
  • Mining machinery
  • Artistic casting
  • Minerals
  • Building stones
  • Metal Ores
  • Deposits of the Arctic zone of the Earth
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