Ukhta State Technical University

Ukhta State Technical University is a unique representative of Russian oil and gas universities and one of the largest technical higher education institutions of the European North of Russia. About 6000 students (over 250 of them are international students) study on 22 different specialties at our university. USTU is located in the Republic of Komi, in the town of Ukhta - an industrial capital of this region. There is an advanced oil and gas industry and wood complex in our region; in the nearest future aluminum and bauxite factories will be built here. Our university works with the leading Russian oil and gas companies and their branches in the region: "Gazprom", "Transneft", "Rosneft", and "Lukoil".

Exchange Program Fact Sheet

Facts and figures

Year Established 1958
Number of Students 6000
Focus Areas

Oil and Gas Engineering

Geological Prospecting

Information Technologies


Architecture and Construction

Economics and Management