Federal State Educational Institution of Higher Professional Education “Astrakhan State Technical University” is the legal successor of the Astrakhan Technical Institute of Fishing Industry and Economy, established in accordance with the Order of the People’s Commissariat of Foreign and Domestic Trade of the USSR from May 9, 1930 № 695 “On fish schools, colleges, rybfakah and courses. ”
Order of the Russian Federation State Committee for Higher Education on June 3, 1994 № 547 “On the renaming of the Astrakhan Technical Institute of Fishing Industry and Economy” and the order of the Russian Federation of 08.07.1994 Goskorybolovstva, № 107 “On the renaming of the institutions of the Astrakhan and Kaliningrad, the fishing industry and the economy technical universities in the state, “Astrakhan technical Institute of Fishing industry and economy renamed to Astrakhan State technical University.
Faculties of Astrakhan State Technical University:
The University has 5 hostels, 4 canteens, 7 buffets. During the period of studies at the University each student is provided with a room in a students’ hostel which is equipped with good furniture, appropriate maintenance service, kitchens, shower rooms and other places of common for some extra charge. In the hostels the passing by regime functions and the appropriate protection is ensured.
A place in a comfortable hostel room with a TV set, a telephone, a refrigerator is provided.
Astrakhan is a city in Russia, the administrative center of Astrakhan Oblast. This is the oldest economic and cultural center of the Lower Volga and the Caspian region included in the list of historical cities of Russia.
Astrakhan – Features
Astrakhan is located in the southeast of the East European Plain, in the Caspian lowland. The city stretches along the Volga River coast for more than 45 km on 11 islands. Astrakhan is somewhat similar to St. Petersburg – islands connected by a large number of bridges.
The City Day of Astrakhan is celebrated on the third Sunday of September. The Astrakhan Airport offers regular flights to Moscow.
The climate is temperate continental, arid, warm with large annual and summer diurnal amplitudes of air temperature and low rainfall. This type of climate is explained by the geographical position of Astrakhan in the semi-desert zone.
On average, there are 213 sunny days a year in Astrakhan. By the amount of annual precipitation (234 mm), Astrakhan is the largest arid city in Europe. The average temperature in January is minus 3.7 degrees Celsius, in July – plus 25.6 degrees Celsius.
The location of Astrakhan in the delta of the Volga River with rich reserves of natural resources contributes to the development of the fishing, fruit and vegetable, chemical and petrochemical industries, shipbuilding, and tourism.
The shortest routes connecting Europe with the countries of Central Asia, India and Pakistan, and the countries of the Indian Ocean basin pass through the Caspian Sea. The leading positions in the local economy are occupied by the enterprises of the fuel and energy complex (oil and natural gas production), shipbuilding, and the food industry.
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