Facts and figures

Facts and figures

#1
higher technical educational institution of Russia, founded by the Decree of Empress Catherine II dated October 21 (November 1), 1773
16th
position is the place of Saint-Petersburg Mining University in the ranking of QS World University Rankings by Subject among the best higher educational institutions in the world, training students in the field of Mining and Mineral Resources. Also Saint-Petersburg Mining University received 5 stars according to the results of the international expert evaluation of the university's QS Stars system in terms of "Teaching" and "Innovation" indicators.
98%
of graduates receive job referrals to work or continue their studies at Saint-Petrsburg Mining University. Department of Graduates Employability  works on a 'know your customer' principle.
>93%
of faculty stuff have academic status of Candidates or Doctors of Science, which is one of the highest rates among the universities in Russia
>30
major conferences, seminars, symposia take place annually with the participation, support or on the basis of Saint-Petersburg Mining University, among them: Russian-German Raw Materials Forum, Russian-British Raw Materials Forum, International Scientific and Practical Conference of Young Scientists, International Council of Rectors of Universities with Mining Engineering profile and others
>50
Russian and international companies cooperate with Saint-Petersburg Mining University, among them: Fosagro,  Bavarian Chemical Cluster, Orica CIS, Schneider Electric, BP, Gazprom, Rosneft, Novatek, Gazprom Neft, Titan, Surgutneftegaz, Russian Copper Company and others
38
Honorary Scientists and Honorary Workers of Higher School are among the staff of Saint-Petersburg Mining University
20
laureates of State Prizes and Government Awards of the Russian Federation among the staff of the University.
120
academicians and academics of sciences corresponding members work at Saint-Petersburg Mining University
>300k
square meters is the total area of the property complex of Saint-Petersburg Mining University among which more than 100 000 square meters have been built in the last 10 years: a new engineering building commissioned in 2015, which includes 140 classrooms and a multifunctional complex "Gornyi", intended for conducting all-Russian and international scientific congresses, conferences, symposia, as well as accommodation for students, professors and invited guests of our city
>70
sports sections are available to the students of the University
3769
meters is the depth of a unique borehole, drilled by scientists of Saint-Petersburg Mining University in the Antarctic ice for the purpose of penetrating into the largest subglacial Lake Vostok which is about 500 thousand years old. This is an unprecedented world-class achievement and one of the epoch-making discoveries of the second half of the 20th century.
1504
kilos is the weight of the largest in the world piece of malachite, which is exhibited at the Mining Museum. Malachite was found at the Gumeshevsky mine near the Polevsk plant in the Urals. The owner of the mine, Mr. Turchaninov, gave the malachite to Catherine II, and she donated it to the Mining School in 1787. There is no other such wonderful sample in any country in the world! Many foreigners visit the museum, only to be photographed against the background of this miracle.
>1.2M
books and magazines can be found in the Library of the Mining University. Among them - old printed publications, including the XVI century editions, manuscript materials each one-of-a kind, books with autographs and author's notations. The majority of books are in a digitalised database.
>7k
students study at the University at 8 faculties in 97 specialties. The university is of polytechnical profile and trains bachelors, specialists, masters and graduate students in mining and oil and gas engineering, geology, industrial and civil engineering, power engineering, metallurgy, industrial economics, industrial safety, geoecology and others.
>600
students and stuff of the University every year take part in international conferences, internships in foreign universities, companies and  research centres
>4.5k
places are available in 7 modern residence halls. By the way, all the dormitories are within a walking distance from the campuses, each of them has a Wi-Fi, a gym hall, a laundry and a dining room.
240k
exhibits make up the museum collection of the Mining Museum, which is one of the 3 top mining and geological museums in the world