Don State Technical University

More than 89-years sustainable development is at the heart of the University’s success, giving students and academics the benefits of belonging both to a large international institution and to the interdisciplinary academic community. DSTU brings together leading academics and students across subjects and year groups and from different cultures and countries, helping to foster the intense interdisciplinary approach that inspires much of the outstanding research achievements of the University and makes us a leader in so many fields of academic and social activities.


Don State Technical University is the flagship multi-discipline university of the Rostov region, the fourth most successful flagship university by the Russian Ministry of Science and Education as per the results of 2016.


DSTU supports young innovators and scientists, develops scientific and research infrastructure, actively participates in foreign study programs and widens cooperation with the world scientific community. It intends not only to maintain the leading position among the regional universities, but to reach a qualitatively new level, becoming the center for talented youth and the driver of the Don region economy growth.




  • We are the biggest university in the South of Russia


  • We offer an extensive range of study programs in all major subject groups


  • We provide the close inter-relationship between teaching, research and scholarship


  • We are constantly enhancing the existing partnerships and establishing new ones with commercial and public organisations


  • Strong support is provided for individual researchers as well as research groups


  • More than 175 foreign universities world-wide are our partners


  • The great opportunities are open for broadening the experience of our students and staff through participation in sport, music, theatre, the visual arts, and other cultural activities

Faculties of Don State Technical University


DSTU is one of the most prestigious universities in the region. Our students benefit from extraordinary human and technical resources of the world-class educational and research institution. DSTU academic staff have an excellent reputation for constant self-improvement in their fields and dedication to students through both classroom instruction and independent study advising.


Higher education at the university is well-organized, technically-advanced and includes deep theoretical, scientific and practical training of students for their careers in absolutely different fields of expertise. Today DSTU offers more than 370 Bachelor, Master and PhD programmes in 5 major fields of study:


  • Natural Sciences
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Humanities

For applicants and students from disadvantaged backgrounds, low-income families and others in a difficult situation (refugees, people without citezenship, etc.) the university provide support and mentoring schemes. Applicants need to provide supporting documents to the Admission Comission during the admission period. The sudents are welcome to apply for support at their faculties.


Student Accommodation

We are especially proud of our 8 hostels which offer comfortable living for 4 000 students. The student campus is the winner in the Russian national contest “The best student hostel”.

The main university campus is located in the green area in the heart of Rostov on-Don and offers wide range of facilities to satisfy various interests and needs. The biggest Congress hall in Rostov provides all kinds of MICE facilities with its Concert hall for 1500 seats, Press conference hall and 20 multimedia rooms for breakout sessions equipped with top-level equipment for presentations and multi-language broadcasting.

Rostov-on-Don City

Rostov-on-Don or Rostov-na-Donu is the largest city in the south of Russia, the capital of the Rostov region and the Southern Federal District. It is a major administrative, cultural, scientific, educational, and industrial center and a major transport hub of southern Russia.


Informally, Rostov-on-Don is called “the Gate to the Caucasus” and the southern capital of Russia.

Rostov-on-Don features

The City Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of September.

Rostov-on-Don stands on the banks of the Don River, about 46 km east of the Azov Sea and 1,070 km south of Moscow. The climate is temperate continental. The average temperature in January is minus 3 degrees Celsius, in July – plus 23.4 degrees Celsius.

Rostov-on-Don has a specific unique outlook because of its rich historical and cultural heritage. There are about 1,000 objects of cultural heritage in the city, including 482 architectural monuments (16 monuments of history and culture of federal importance), 70 archaeological monuments, 8 large memorial complexes, 106 monuments, and about 400 memorial plaques.

It is a major transport hub of the southern part of European Russia: several highways of federal and regional importance, the railway “St. Petersburg – Rostov-on-Don – Caucasus”, a navigable waterway from the center of Russia to the Black Sea. Also, there is an international airport in the city (regular flights to Moscow and St. Petersburg).

Rostov-on-Don is a large educational and scientific center of Russia. Southern Federal University is one of the largest universities in the country (about 56 thousand students).

Also, the city is one of the largest jazz centers of the country. It has become a tradition to hold the following art festivals: “Donskaya vesna” (“Don spring”), “Mini-fest”, “Russian comedy” and international jazz festivals.


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