Ufa State Petroleum Technological University. Education & Career

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bachelor’s programs
master’s programs
PhD programs
dissertation councils
international students

One of the leading technical universities in Russia, a flagship university of Gazprom and Sibur Holding, a strategic partner of Rosneft Oil Company.

Besides offering traditional engineering degrees, USPTU trains specialists in oil and gas technologies, chemical engineering, civil engineering, automation, as well as digital technologies, informatization, robotics.


  • Regional research and production complex "Nedra"
  • Member of the world-class Eurasian Research and Education Center
  • Member of the centers of technological excellence in areas such as hard-to-recover reserves, chemistry network, robotics
  • Key research areas of the future: synergy of innovative technologies for power engineering, chemistry for the new economy, new living environment, and green industry

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Tuition fees per year

Bachelor’s programs 150,000 – 200,000 RUB
Master’s programs 165,000 – 230,000 RUB
PhD programs 175,000 – 180,000 RUB

How can foreign citizens get a state-funded place?

  1. Within the Russian Government quota
  2. Under the international treaties and intergovernmental agreements of Russia based on the results of entrance exams:
    • citizens of former USSR countries, who have a residence permit in Russia
    • citizens of other countries, having compatriot status

Non-academic Activities and Visa&Registration Support Office

  • Social and cultural adaptation of international students, their accommodation in USPTU dormitories
  • Invitations and visa support for international students

+7 347 260-57-21

Office of International Student Affairs

+7 347 243-11-35

Russian language school for foreign citizens

  • Russian as a foreign language
  • Business interaction strategies
  • Stylistics and literary editing
  • Public speaking art basics
  • Verbal communication

Duration 10 months
Tuition fee 109,200 RUB

English-taught programs

  • Petroleum Engineering

The only program in Russia for training specialists in a wide range of professional activities, including field-based oil and gas gathering, treatment, transportation and storage.

  • Mechanical Engineering

The program opens opportunities to become professionally engaged as engineers, technologists, team management specialists, equipment repair managers, researchers, designers, constructors at research and design organizations in Russia and worldwide.

  • Chemical Engineering

Graduates are employed in engineering positions at oil and gas refineries, petrochemical and chemical companies, oil depots, oil and gas production, transportation and storage enterprises, various research and design institutes, laboratories, control and management bodies.

study programs taught in foreign languages
double degree programs
foreign universities and companies

Programs with in-depth language training

  • Civil Engineering
  • Informatics and Computer Engineering
  • Applied Informatics
  • Automation of Technological Processes and Production
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Energy- and Resource-Saving Processes in Chemical Engineering, Petrochemistry and Biotechnology
  • Biotechnology
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Foreign Studies
  • Hotel Business

Language training is provided using the online learning platform Macmillan Education, international certificates.

Multilingual environment – students from China, Venezuela, Sudan, Iraq, India, Algeria, Laos, and other countries.

Extramural modules and internships abroad.

Double degree programs

Master’s programs

  • Economics: Economics and Procurement Management in the Petroleum Industry at USPTU and Logistics at TSUE. Tashkent State University of Economics, Uzbekistan
  • Global Energy Transportation and Storage. University of Leoben, Austria
Pedro Mulonde, Angola

Ufa State Petroleum Technological University is a really good university. It trains professionals for the oil and gas industry who are employed at top companies in Russia and worldwide. I like USPTU teachers and the way our classes are conducted.

Activities for international students

  • Days of national cultures
  • Meetings of USPTU foreign families
  • Nowruz International Arts Festival
  • Festival of Languages "Kaleidoscope of Cultures"
  • Musical open air festival "USPTU invites friends!"
  • International Africa Day
  • African Students Forum
  • World championships in football, futsal, cross-country and alpine skiing, national sports for international students at USPTU
  • Tours – Bashkiria is a unique natural climatic zone with its mountains, steppes, caves, waterfalls
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