University Mission

Our mission is to offer world-class training which can satisfy any students’ expectations and be internationally recognized as the world’s premier center for education and applied research in the diverse fields of mining, underground construction and tunneling. Our utmost mission is the training of highly qualified specialists of the world level, for the mineral and raw materials complex of Russia and foreign countries on the basis of integration of the educational process with science and production, concentration of efforts to preserve and reproduce the scientific elite, retraining and improving the qualification of personnel, performing research works capable of providing for an innovative breakthrough in economy of our country.

University development strategy

  • Conducting scientific research at a level that provides for the demands of the international market for scientific and technical products.
  • Further development of the educational and research instrumentation through acquisition of state-of-the-art unique equipment and tools.
  • Advanced training of university's personnel; increase of wages and material incentives.
  • Creating comfortable working conditions for teachers, staff, and students.
  • Introduction of innovative and scientific components to the educational process, reinventing specialists whose competencies will meet the challenges of modern Russian mineral and raw materials complex.
  • Integration with the international educational space.