Petersburg State Transport University, St. Petersburg, Russia
Petersburg State Transport University (PSTU) is one of the oldest and most prestigious engineering higher schools in Russia. The University was founded in 1809. PSTU professors and graduates have contributed a lot to development of technical sciences in Russia. Among their achievements is design and construction of 99% of bridges in Saint-Petersburg. Nowadays, the University is a finely equipped complex comprising 16 buildings situated in the city center. Petersburg State Transport University admits applicants for studying at 10 faculties and trains students in 29 specialities in engineering, economics and medicine. Today, over 14,000 students study at the University, including more than 500 foreign students from 30 countries of the world. Annually, the University sends its students for studies and internships at Universities abroad and receives students from Europe, USA and CIS countries. The University graduates work successfully all over the world. Petersburg State Transport University is a huge scientific and research center in the field of engineering, construction and railway operation. The University’s lecture-halls and laboratories are provided with all the necessary equipment that complies with the latest requirements. PSTU takes part in organization and holding of more than 10 scientific conferences, symposiums and workshops on a regular basis. The University has agreements of cooperation in the sphere of education and scientific research with more than 30 foreign partners.