Mining University is one of the top and most dynamically developing technical universities and R&D centers in Russia. Not only do we provide a superb education in areas such as geology, economy and engineering fields such as mining, civil, mechanic and oil & gas; we are also proud of our extracurricular activities, infrastructure, and location.

Some of the benefits of being part of the Mining University include:

  • Full-tuition scholarships available to our top international students.
  • Excellent research base and close relations with R&D centers and key field-specific companies.
  • Top-tier Russian and international scholars and teachers.
  • Excellent courses of Russian as a foreign language to prepare for studying in Russian language.
  • Educational programs designed to meet the demands of the present-day and future economic, industrial, and scientific sectors.
  • First-rate infrastructure: multimedia classrooms, state-of-the-art laboratories, one of the biggest university libraries, recreational facilities.
  • Strong relations with the biggest Russian and international companies: Gazprom, Gazprom Neft, Rosneft, Surgutneftegas, FosAgro, Orica (Australia), Schneider Electric (Europe), etc.
  • Perfect employment opportunities with partner companies.
  • Great dormitories located close to educational buildings.
  • International student support office and Mining International Friendship Club "Gornyak".
  • Location in the heart of St. Petersburg, with a stunning view of the Neva river, the world-famous Hermitage and St. Isaac’s cathedral, unique St. Petersburg landscapes, such as white nights and draw bridges.
  • Friendly international atmosphere.
  • Easy travel to European Union countries located within a few-hour drive or a short trip in a comfortable high-speed train.