Ukhta State Technical University is representative of oil and gas Universities in Russia. It is the largest technical University in the European North of Russian Federation.
The University was founded on the bases of the Ukhta Industrial Institute (the Institute was founded in 1967). By this time, more than 25000 engineers and economists have graduated in oil, geology, building, and timber industry disciplines.
After a successful attestation on 14th of April, 1999, the Institute was granted a status of a State Technical University.
Alumni — our engineers became mayors and ministers, heads of educational establishments, enterprises, and banks. 423 instructors and scientific workers teach at The University. Among them are 53 Professors with Doctors of Science and 213 Associate professors with Masters of Science. There are academicians and 4 corresponding members of RAEеN, and an Honored Scientists of the Komi Republic.
Scientific research activity by teachers, postgraduate students, undergraduates, and students of The University is carried out directly during the educational process as well as in 13 scientific pedagogical schools. Scientific potential of the staff is used in many scientific industrial innovation centers:
Every year, more than 15 scientific conferences and seminars are being held at The University on regional, Russian wide and international levels. Every year, almost half of The University students take part in scientific forums at their own University as well as at other Russian Universities. In the post graduate courses of The University candidates and competitors study 23 professional education specialities. Two specialized councils are available to uphold candidate and doctor dissertations in three technical specialities. Also, regional departments of Russian Academy of Science and Academy of Industrial Ecology function at The University.
The University has a ground fiber-optic Wi-Fi communication and a fully functional global internet network access center. The University disposes the corporative computer system with the fiber optic trunk, which consolidates all faculties, sub-faculties and University departments and is built based on Internet technologies. The University Centre of distance education makes necessary methodical and studying information for past-time students available without them having to leave their homes. In Ukhta, The University has 10 study laboratory buildings, 10 student hostels, studying sport center «Burevestnik», a hockey stadium, three canteens and refreshment rooms in different buildings, a medical room, a studying geodesic base, and the recreation complex «Krokhal» 15 km from Ukhta. There are also two alpine skiing routs (a summer and a winter ones) in Ukhta and in the Urals, a studying oil rig and a studying experimental forestry.
A scientific and technical library with its branches is one of the biggest in Komi Republic. It provides manuals, scientific, and methodical literatures; it also has 5 reading rooms in training buildings and an electronic catalogue.
The University has publishing printing facilities where the newspapers «Polytechnic», «Alma Mater», «PRofkom», analytic newspaper «Concept», and the image magazine are published.
The University cooperates with educational establishments of Norway (Bodo University College), Germany (Regensburg University of Applied Science), France, Great Britain, Hungary, Finland (Oulu University of applied sciences), USA (University of West Georgia), China (Liaoning Shihua University), and Czech Republic (Technical University of Ostrava). There are cooperation contracts with foreign Universities on training specialists intended to provide diplomas and on taking part in joint projects and European grants.
The University has close ties with all gas and oil producing enterprises of Komi Republic and also with mining, timber, and building industries of Russia. The main benefit of such collaborations is well-qualified specialist training.
At The University we have: student theatre «Phresky», ballroom dance groups «Nezhnost» and «Duet», modern dance group «United Bit», eastern dance club «Nargiz», vocal group, Poets club, Tourist club, 15 sport groups and sections.
The University is proud of its professional basketball team «Planet-University», which plays in the major league of Russian men’s basketball team Championship.
Annual student holidays — «Knighting a student », «First year student Day», «Faculty day»;
Competitions — «Teacher of the Year», «Best hostel» , «Best student group»; Sports memorial in the honor of G. V. Rassokhin; Russian ball dance Championship «Russian Student ball», open bard song festival.
169300, 13, Pervomaiskaya St, Ukhta, Komi Republic, Russian Federation
Phone: (8216) 77-44-02
Fax: (8216) 76-03-33
Official site: www.ugtu.net
Professor, Doctor of Technical Sciences
Phone: (8216) 77-44-02