Saint-Petersburg Mining University

401–500 th
World University Rankings 2021
2, 21st Line, Sankt-Peterburg, 199106, Russian Federation

About Saint-Petersburg Mining University

The Saint-Petersburg Mining University is the first technical higher educational institution in Russia.

It was founded by the decree of Empress Catherine II in 1773. Centuries-old traditions are combined here with modern teaching methods and the university’s facilities are considered among the best in Russia. The total area of teaching and laboratory facilities exceeds 240,000 square metres.

The university houses more than 60 laboratories equipped with state-of-the-art equipment.

The main campus is located in the historic centre of St Petersburg. Graduates work in Russian and foreign companies engaged in the exploration, development and processing of mineral resources. Among them are Total, Verbundnetz Gas, De Beers, BHP Billiton, Gazprom, PhosAgro, and many others.

The university has initiated a number of international projects such as the Russian-German Raw Materials Forum established under the auspices and with the direct participation of Russian president Vladimir Putin and German chancellor Angela Merkel.

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Key statistics

  • 11.4
    No. of students per staff
  • 11%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 40 : 60
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 7,705
    Number of FTE Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2021 World University Rankings

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