Civil Engineering in Nizhny Novgorod State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Bachelor's program (majors: Industrial and Civil Engineering; Heat and Gas Supply and Ventilation; Water Supply and Sanitation; Hydrotechnical, Geotechnical and Energy Construction; Production and Application of Building Materials, Products and Structures; Highways; Organization of Investment and Construction Activities)

Master's program (majors: Water supply and Sanitation; Hydraulic Engineering Construction; Highways; Industrial and Civil Engineering: Technologies and Organization of Construction; Industrial and Civil Engineering: Design; Construction of Thermal and Nuclear Power Facilities; Energy Saving and Improving the Energy Efficiency of Buildings; Heat and Gas Supply and Ventilation; Production and Application of Building Materials, Products and Structures; Management of Investment and Construction Activities)


Faculty of General Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Environmental Engineering Systems and Structures


Tel.: +7 831 430 54 97, +7 831 280 84 45, e-mail:


Awards and achievements. Over 10 educational programs become laureates of the Best Educational Programs of Innovative Russia annual contest. The programs "Industrial and Civil Construction" and "Construction of Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering and Environmental Protection Structures" have received professional public accreditation by State Corporation "Rosatom". NNSUACE is one of Russia's leaders in the sphere of building information modeling education.

Teaching staff. The educational process in the bachelor's degree program is carried out by over 200, in the master's degree program — over 100 highly qualified teachers. Over 60% are scientific degree holders, about 25% are teachers with many years of practical experience.

Facilities and resources. Modern laboratory equipment and software (ArchiCAD, Revit, Renga, Autodesk 3dsMax, etc.), state-of-the-art educational technologies.

Research. The scientists conduct fundamental research in 39 scientific fields, take part in all-Russian and international conferences, contests, creative exhibitions. The students work on real practical tasks as part of their research and experimental works.

Education. Innovative educational technologies are used: electives by partner universities that are included in the educational program, video lectures, course and final papers based on real cases, professional development and retraining programs offered on favorable conditions for students, including professional English language courses, guaranteed employment.

Strategic partners. The University has strategic partnership and cooperation contracts with universities of Russia, Germany, Italy, France, the Netherlands, China, and other countries, as well as major enterprises and companies of the city.

International projects and programs. The students have practice and internship (including long-term programs) at the universities of Italy, China, France.

Competitive advantages. Highly qualified, skilled teaching staff, practice-oriented educational programs of various levels, practice at the major companies of the field, popular educational programs, modern resource foundation, the well-developed secondary education system as a factor of professional advancement, dormitories for Russian and international students, the comfortable campus within walking distance from public transportation stops at the city center, active student community.

Assistance and support for international students. The Center for International Education and Cooperation of NNSUACE offers visa, daily life and educational support. Detailed information for international applicants: