March, 1993 – Volgograd Polytechnical Institute was renamed to Volgograd State Technical University (VSTU). The transformation to multi-level system of students training was done.
2000 – 70th anniversary of VSTU. 11556 students, including 105 foreigners, 339 PhD students – 4 of them were foreigners studied in the University. At 70 chairs of the University, including Volzhsky Politechnical and Kamyshin Technological Institutes worked 1626 teachers, including 93 Doctors of Sciences, Professors and 465 PhDs, Ass.
Professors. Studying process was organized according to multi-level system at 12 faculties:
2005 – 75th anniversary of VSTU. 19023 students, including 302 foreigners studied at the University. There were three affiliates: Volzhsky Polytechnical Institute (VPI), Kamyshin Technological Institute (KTI) and Volzhsky Complex of Research and Technology (VCRT); 14 faculties with 72 chairs; 2970 teachers and employees, including 190 Doctors of Sciences, Professors and 745 PhDs, Ass. Professors.
The University trained in 14 fields of Bachelors’ degree, 40 specialties, 21 Masters’ Program. 437 students studied in PhD Program.
2010 – 80th anniversary of VSTU. More than 20000 students and 285 PhD students studied in the University. 2915 teachers, including 150 Doctors of Sciences and 642 PhDs trained students. During 80 years of the University work more than 110000 engineers of high qualification graduated it.
Faculties of Volgograd State Technical University:
Engineering & technology
Arts & humanities
Business & economics
University owns a number of hostels for the use of its students who wish to live on or near the grounds and facilities of the university. The capacity of the six combined hostels amounts to around 3,050, with Hostel No. 6 being the largest and catering for the greatest number of students.
Our University provides housing for foreigners. The hostel is located in the city center, in an area with good infrastructure.
Volgograd (in 1589-1925 – Tsaritsyn, in 1925-1961 – Stalingrad) is a city in Russia, the capital of the Volgograd region located in the southeast of the European part of Russia, on the banks of the Volga River. Volgograd has the status of “Hero City” because of the Battle of Stalingrad that took place here during the Second World War.
Volgograd is one of the fastest growing tourist centers in the south of Russia with a long tradition of historical tourism. The monument-ensemble of Mamayev Hill, the museum-panorama “The Battle of Stalingrad” are the world famous symbols of the Second World War, which to this day attract tourists in Volgograd. The silhouette of the sculpture “Motherland” is one of the main symbols of Volgograd. City Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of September.
The climate is temperate continental. Winters are mild, with frequent thaws, summers are hot and long. The average temperature in January – minus 6.3 degrees Celsius, in July – plus 23.6 degrees Celsius.
It is a large transport hub connecting the city with the Caucasus, Moscow, Siberian regions, the Donbas region of Ukraine. The longest road in Europe (E40) (from Calais in France to Ridder in Kazakhstan) passes through Volgograd. The highway R22 (Moscow-Astrakhan) passes through the city, the highways R228 (to Saratov), R221 (to Elista), M221 (to Donetsk, Ukraine), R226 (to Samara) start here.
Volgograd International Airport (Gumrak), located about 15 km from the city center, offers regular flights to Moscow, Ekaterinburg, Saratov, Sochi, Surgut.
Volgograd, due to its favorable transportation and geographical position and high industrial potential, plays an important role in the socio-economic development of the South of Russia. It is an important industrial center: aluminum, steel and chemical production, oil refining, shipbuilding, machinery and vehicles manufacturing. Volgograd hydroelectric power station is located in the north of the city.
The city stretches for 90 km along the right bank of the Volga River. You can get to the left bank of the Volga via the dam of the hydroelec power station (to Volzhsky city) or Volgograd bridge (to Krasnoslobodsk).
The Volga-Don Canal begins in the southern part of the city connecting Volgograd with the Caspian, Black, Baltic and White Seas, Moscow and St. Petersburg.
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