Yaroslavl State Technical University

YSTU was founded in 1944. The University provides almost 5,000 students with higher education. The students in 60 profiles, programs and specializations are enrolled in the University.


In 2019, almost 1000 budget vacancies and 300 fee-paid vacancies will be allocated for future students. The University has 5 faculties (Chemistry and Engineering faculty, the faculty of Mechanical Engineering, the Vehicle faculty, Economics and Engineering faculty and the Correspondence education faculty) and 3 institutes (Institute of Architecture and Design, Institute of Construction and Transportation, Institute of Additional Education and e-learning). Four branches of training of YSTU are included in the TOP-20 in Russia (rating on reception quality – the average score of the national exam).


YSTU cooperates with the Government of the Yaroslavl region and the largest enterprises of the region. The University takes part in the Agreement to create the Association of innovative and technological development in the Yaroslavl region. In addition to YSTU the Government of the region and a number of universities are the participants of this Agreement. 17 cooperation agreements with partners in innovation activity and potential employers were concluded in 2018. “Project exchange” has started its work. 90% of YSTU graduates are successfully employed. Many find work during their studies.


Students of YSTU have an active life outside the classroom. The University has a Union of students and Trade Union Committee for students. Sports, creative, scientific and social events are held. Students participate and win competitions and festivals of regional, Federal and International levels. In 2018 Anastasia Kamneva and Juliana Muravyeva became the best (1st and 3rd place) in Europe (Budapest) at EuroSkills 2018, the professional skills competitions in the “Laboratory chemical analysis” category.

Campus of YSTU is one of the largest in the region and includes 8 academic buildings, 4 student hostels, sports building, dining room, stadium, autodrome. All nonresident students are provided with hostels.


YSTU is a modern education for a successful career.

YSTU is the real future!


Faculties of Yaroslavl State Technical University:

  • Automechanical
  • Architecture and design
  • Correspondence
  • Engineering and economics
  • Machinery
  • Chemistry
  • Additional education and e-learning
  • Construction and transport engineers

Student Accommodation

International students are provided with a dormitory for the entire education period.

Students’ hostels have single and double rooms which are fully equipped for life and study. Canteens offer a variety of dishes at reasonable prices. There is a market and grocery stores nearby for those who prefer to cook themselves. Students’ cafes, bars and city parks are popular places for entertainment and outdoor recreation.

The dormitory is on the University campus within walking distance from the academic buildings.

Yaroslavl City

Yaroslavl is a city in Russia, the capital of the Yaroslavl region. It is one of the oldest cities in the country and one of the main objects of the Golden Ring of Russia. The historic center of Yaroslavl, located between the Volga and the Kotorosl rivers, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Yaroslavl features

Yaroslavl is one of the oldest Russian cities that was founded in the 11th century and reached its heyday in the 17th century. The city is located in the central part of the East European Plain, on the both banks of the Volga River, where the Kotorosl River flows into it, about 265 km north-east of Moscow.

In 2010, Yaroslavl celebrated its millennium. City Day is celebrated on the last Saturday in May. On this day, in the evening, you can watch the fireworks on the embankment of the Volga River.

On the Russian banknote of 1000 rubles you can see Yaroslavl and the sculpture of the founder of the town – Yaroslav the Wise.

The climate is temperate continental. Winters are moderately cold and snowy, lasting more than five months. Summers are moderately warm, humid. The average temperature in January – minus 12 degrees Celsius, in July – plus 17.9 degrees Celsius.

Yaroslavl is an important railway and highway juncture. The federal highway M 8 “Kholmogory” Moscow-Yaroslavl-Vologda-Arkhangelsk passes through the city. There is also a river port and airport. Public transport includes buses, minibuses, trolleybuses, and trams. The city is a large industrial center. Today, tourism also plays an important role in the city’s economy.

Valentina Tereshkova, who became the world’s first woman-cosmonaut in 1963, was born in the Yaroslavl region and lived in Yaroslavl. In 2000, for the first time, a Russian animated film “The Old Man and the Sea”, created by the Yaroslavl animator Alexander Petrov, won an Oscar.

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