Applied Geodesy in Siberian State University of Geosystems and Technologies

Specialist’s program


Engineering Geodesy major


Department of Engineering Geodesy and Mine Surveying


Valerii Salnikov, Head of the Department
+7 (383) 343-29-55


Accreditation. State accreditation certificate № 3001 of February 27, 2019. Certificate of professional-public accreditation of the educational programs № ОАС ССТ/21/72 of August 17, 2021.

Awards and achievements. The department staff includes four Honored Land Surveyors of the Russian Federation, Honored Worker of Geodesy and Cartography, Honored Worker of Higher Professional Education of the Russian Federation, four Excellent Workers of Geodesy and Cartography, Honored Worker of Science and Technology of the Russian Federation. The students took the third place in the 8th Open Regional Championship “Young Professionals
(WorldSkills Russia).”

Scholarships and grants. Students get government-funded scholarships.

Education. Training is provided in the project format using production materials. Students acquire practical skills of working with optical and optoelectronic devices (theodolites, levels, and tacheometers), including robotized electronic tacheometers, satellite-borne
receivers, laser scanners and unmanned aerial vehicles. SSUGT has the International Center for Education that provides pre-university training for foreign citizens and prepares foreign citizens for admission to PhD and doctoral studies. The Center teaches Russian as a foreign language with subsequent testing and issuance of standard certificates. To enroll in the educational program or at the Preparatory Department at the university, applicants must send their application specifying the preferred mode and
duration of study, passport copy and the completed application form to the e-mail address of the International Center for Education (

Competitive advantages. The department maintains cooperation with research and manufacturing organizations which are actively engaged in the educational process. International academic exchange geodesy internships are organized with the universities of
Mongolia and Kazakhstan. Students having a good command of English or German have an opportunity to undertake work placements in Germany (with partial reimbursement of travel expenses).

Employers and employment. Surgutneftegaz, LUKOIL-West Siberia, Sibtechenergo, Sibdorproekt, Sib-geo-mar, Novosibirskavtodor, Mostostroy-11, the Construction Department, the Uvis Construction Company, Tomskneft of the East Oil Company, Norilsknickelremont.