Construction of Unique Buildings and Structures in Dagestan State Technical University


Dagestan State Technical University

Department of Building Structures and Hydraulic Structures

Specialist's program


USTARKHANOV Osman Magomedovich

Head of the Department

Achievements and awards. This program successfully underwent professional-public accreditation in 2015. Students and graduates constantly participate and win prizes in contest exhibitions of academic year projects and graduation theses, in festivals and workshops.

Teaching staff. The highly qualified teaching staff includes four Doctors of Sciences, Professors, six Candidates of Sciences, Associate Professors, as well as leading practitioners having wide experience in construction; one Honored Worker of Science of the Russian Federation, one Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Architecture and Construction Sciences.

Facilities and resources. The facilities and resources include educational and research institutions, centers, design offices and laboratories. The university established the specialized departments at production enterprises, determined the production sites for practice-oriented training taking into account particular characteristics of enterprises. The university has the Center for State-of-the-Art Information Technology with a supercomputer (the HPProliant computer cluster).

Research. Research is related to design and analysis of long-span buildings and structures.

Education. The university created a favorable learning environment that allows students to master particular parts of the educational program using open online courses. This makes professional education more accessible and provides an opportunity to use the experience of leading scientists and teachers.

Strategic partners. The department cooperates with Azerbaijan University of Architecture and Construction, in particular, Professor O.M. Ustarkhanov, Head of the Department, is a member of the Dissertation Council of AzUAC.

International projects and programs. The university develops partnership relations with foreign universities and organizations as part of international projects and programs, selects and implements proposals for optimization of international cooperation at the university within the competence of the service.

Competitive advantages. The university boasts experienced teaching staff and unique equipment. Students have an opportunity to get supplementary education and choose an individual educational path.

Assistance and support for foreign students and teachers. Foreign students are placed in an effective learning and social environment. It has the Department of International Cooperation and the Russian Language Testing Center. E-mail:

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