• 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.














Wednesday, 19 November, 2014
The University of Mines took part in University Admittance Guide 2015 Education Forum held in Commandant’s house Atrium in Peter and Paul Fortress, St. Petersburg, where 11 leading higher education institutions of Moscow and St. Petersburg were represented.
Wednesday, 19 November, 2014
Students of the University of Mines were among the winners in the category “Transport and storage of hydrocarbon crude” at Student Intellectual Forum 2015 held in Tyumen State Oil and Gas University.
Tuesday, 18 November, 2014
A delegation of the Japanese company “Marubeni Corporation” visited the University of Mines. During the meeting with Rector Vladimir Litvinenko guests discussed the impact of the current political situation on the development of mining and energy industries.
Monday, 17 November, 2014
Rector of the University of Mines Vladimir Litvinenko and President of  China University of Petroleum Shan Honghong signed Cooperation Agreement between the universities.  
Monday, 17 November, 2014
First Vice-Rector of the University of Mines Prof. Natalia Pashkevich was awarded with the “Medal of Merit for Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences”. The ceremony was held as part of the extended meeting of Academic Council of the Polish university.
Sunday, 16 November, 2014
The University of Mines held weight-lifting double-event competitions among the staff as part of a Month of Physical Training and Sport. The team of Faculty of Geological Prospecting won in the team event.
Sunday, 16 November, 2014
 The final round of inter-regional Academic Olympics on natural and exact sciences "Heritage of the Earth" among students of 9th and 11th grades took place at the University of Mines. It was organized by the company "Gazprom Neft".
Friday, 14 November, 2014
The University of Mines held the information workshop of German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for students, postgraduates and university teachers. It was devoted to the scientific research and academic traineeships in Germany.
Friday, 14 November, 2014
The Studying Day for seniors of the Peterhof Academic Gymnasium was held as part of the project “Undergraduate applicant”. More than 40 school students arrived to get familiar with the work of the oldest technical institution of Russia.
Tuesday, 11 November, 2014
Students of the University of Mines successfully participated in Saint-Petersburg Kyokushin Kaikan karate Open Cup where more than 60 sportsmen competed. 
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IV International Conference "Mining industry: view to the future" (Kirovsk Town, Murmansk region). Presentation of Prof. Vladimir Bazhin, the Dean of Faculty of Chemistry and Metallurgy