• 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.
    V.V. Putin.

  • 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.














Monday, 26 January, 2015
The President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, has made a working visit to the Mining University. He became acquainted with a number of research areas studied by scientists at the higher educational establishment, and also congratulated its students on Tatiana Day.
Sunday, 25 January, 2015
On 25 January, scientists from the Mining University of St Petersburg, who have been drilling the ultra-deep borehole at the Vostok Station as part of the 60th Russian Antarctic Expedition, unsealed subglacial Lake Vostok at a depth of 3769.15 meters, which is an unprecedented global achievement.


Tuesday, 31 March, 2015
The winner of the IX-th stage of All-Russian Championship in solving fuel-energy cases is the Mining University team called TeamBerg, which consists of the students of the Mining Faculty, the Faculty of Economics and the Faculty of Electrical Mechanics. It will represent the university at the final stage in Moscow.
Monday, 30 March, 2015
2nd PhosAgro Classes Corporate Festival has recently ended in the city of Cherepovets. The participants included high school students from Vologda, Leningrad, Murmansk and Saratov oblasts.
Monday, 30 March, 2015
75 students of Faculty of Geological Prospecting have visited the historical-military diorama "Battle for Berlin: the deed of the banner-bearers". The excursion was the first in the series of student-involving events organized to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Great Victory.
Friday, 27 March, 2015
A second-year student of the Faculty of Geological Prospecting and a member of Saint-Petersburg expansion team Roman Palamarchuk has become once again a World Campion in motor-boating sport.
Friday, 27 March, 2015
Over 80 senior high school students from Saint-Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast took part in 2nd Transregional Contest Conference “Environmental Education in Secondary School” hosted by Mining University.
Thursday, 26 March, 2015
A meeting on carrying out Tasks of President Vladimir Putin aimed at implementing initiatives in education and announced on December 4 in President’s Message to Federal Assembly was held in the Mining University.
Tuesday, 24 March, 2015
The official opening ceremony for the season of Mining University Football League was held in the football pitch of Nikolay Valuev Boxing School. The 20 participating teams were divided into two groups depending on their level.
Monday, 23 March, 2015
The scenario of a fire drill in the Mining University imitated a short circuit in one of the classrooms of Building 2, which lead to a fire inside the building and the necessity to evacuate the students.
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I looked round the institute with
pleasure, they can be proud, of
course. I think that you yourselves
see this, understand this. The level
of the professors and lecturers, the
way it is technically equipped, the
organization of the educational
process – this is great. It’s good
that we have a higher educational
establishment specializing in
engineering on such a high level.
For our country, this is especially important. It is important for everyone, but for our huge territory with its substantial mineral resources, it is particularly important

Vladimir Putin


31 March. IX-th Stage of All-Russian Championship in solving fuel-energy cases finished in the Mining University