Siberian State Industrial University

Siberian State Industrial University is the oldest university in Novokuznetsk, Russia. It was established on June 23, 1930 to train professional personnel for the construction of the Kuznetsk Metallurgical Combine (Novokuznetsk Iron and Steel Plant). Prior to raising the status in 1994, it was named the Siberian Metallurgic Institute (SMI), then it was renamed the Siberian State Mining-Metallurgic Academy (SibGGMA). In 1998, the status of the university had risen to the level of the Technical University and it received the title of Siberian State Industrial University (SibSIU). The university is located in the central district of Novokuznetsk.


Siberian State Industrial University has about 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students, and a faculty of about 1200, including 326 professors and 350 associate professors.


Faculties of Siberian State Industrial University:

  • Institute of Metallurgy and Materials Science
  • Institute of Economics and Management
  • Architectural and Construction Institute
  • Institute of Mining and Geosystems
  • Institute of Mechanical Engineering and Transport
  • Institute of Information Technology and Automated Systems
  • Institute of Educational Education
  • Institute of Additional Education
  • Institute of Physical Culture, Health and Sport
  • Institute of Open Education

Student Accommodation

Hostels in our University are newly renovated and furnished. Hostels have all facilities with a good living environment such as:

  • Kitchen
  • Bathroom
  • Laundry room
  • Gym
  • Central heating
  • Air condition

Novokuznetsk City

Novokuznetsk is the largest city in the Kemerovo region of Russia. It is located in the south of Western Siberia, on both banks of the Tom River, in the southern part of the region. It is an important economic, transport and cultural center of Siberia.

Novokuznetsk features

Novokuznetsk is one of the largest metallurgical and coal production centers in Russia, although most of the mines on the territory of the city are closed.

The distance from Moscow by roads is 3,751 km. Novokuznetsk City Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of July. It is the largest city after Tolyatti that doesn’t have the status of an administrative center of the region.

Novokuznetsk is characterized by sharply continental climate. The average temperature in January is minus 15.2 degrees Celsius, in July – plus 18.8 degrees Celsius.

From Novokuznetsk railway station you can go by train to Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Vladivostok, Barnaul, Tomsk, Abakan and other cities, as well as to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. International Airport Novokuznetsk (Spichenkovo) offers flights to Moscow, Krasnoyarsk, Bangkok (Thailand), Kamran (Vietnam).

The main industries of Novokuznetsk: ferrous metallurgy, coal mining, non-ferrous metallurgy, power engineering, machine-building, and metal-working. The environmental situation is unfavorable in the city. Air pollution is mainly caused by the metallurgical plants.

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