The University of Mines is Russia’s oldest
higher education school devoted
to engineering. It was founded
on October 21 OS (November 1 NS) 1773
by Empress Catherine II. Thus the brainchild
of Peter the Great and Mikhail Lomonosov
to train Russian specialists
for mining was materialized.
The University has excellent
research facilities and well-equipped
laboratories for studying advanced
mining and processing technologies,
the use of mineral resources,
and the development
of country resource portfolios.
The University of Mines in Saint-Petersburg
is one of the exemplary higher
education institutions in Russia.
It is one of the educational leaders
both in Europe and in the world.
We have over 16,500 students,
9 faculties and 71 different
degrees on offer -
46 kinds of bachelor undergraduate
degrees and 17 master’s programmes.