• 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 unique research
    facilities. Research in the field of main
    issues in developing country resource
    portfolio, rational use of mineral
    resources, development of advanced
    mining and processing technologies
    is carried out.

  • 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.
    V.V. Putin.

  • The number of students
    is more than 16 500.
    We educate students at 9 faculties
    with 71 specializations,
    46 of them are in bachelor’s degrees
    and 17 are in master’s degrees.














Tuesday, 22 April, 2014
The University of Mines held election of a rector who would be a head of the first technical education institution in Russia within the next 5 years. According to the results ofthevote, thepresentRector of the University Vladimir Litvinenko won with distinct lead.
Friday, 18 April, 2014
The University of Mines continues to strengthen its partnership with the U.S.–Russia Foundation for Economic Advancement and the Rule of Law (USRF). During the visit of USRF delegation which took place on April 16th the participation of the University of Mines in EURECA Program was discussed.
Friday, 18 April, 2014
The Second Research Conference “Innovative Planning and Management Systems in Transportation and Mechanical Engineering” closed in the National Mineral Resources University “The University of Mines”. It was attended by 80 scientists from Russia, Belarus, and Estonia.
Wednesday, 16 April, 2014
This is the 11th time the German week has been held in St. Petersburg. This year it has been organized by the smallest of the sixteen federal states of the country – the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen.
Tuesday, 15 April, 2014
On March 17th Moscow State Mining University joined National University of Science and Technology. Thus universities whose paths diverged in the distant 1930 have united again. The new structure makes the management of the merged institution of higher education face new challenges.
Monday, 14 April, 2014
Representatives of the mining enterprise OJSC "Apatite" held a meeting with students of the University of Mines. Similar events are held twice a year in the framework of cooperation between the National University of Mineral Resources (The University of Mines) and CJSC "Fosagro."
Monday, 14 April, 2014
On April 10, 2014 XV Kazakhstan International Exhibition called "Education and Career" was held in Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan.
Sunday, 13 April, 2014
University of Mines hosted the final stage of 5th annual Research and practice conference “The hopes of tomorrow’s Russia”. The participants were 170 students of School No 569 of Nevsky district of St. Petersburg.
Sunday, 13 April, 2014
42nd International exhibition of innovations was held in PalExpo Convention centre, Geneva, under the auspices of Federal Administration and Federal Council of Switzerland and Geneva City Council.
Friday, 11 April, 2014
The International research and practice conference called “Facilities and Technology of Remote Sensing of Earth from Space in Science, Education and Business" completed in the University of Mines
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