Ufa State Petroleum Technological University (USPTU) is one of leading technical universities training specialists for the fuel-and-energy complex of Russia. Founded in 1948, the university has trained over 100 000 engineers in demand on the Russian and international job markets. The university offers training programs in all fields of oil and gas industry: from exploration, development and operation of oil and gas fields, oil and gas transportation, storage, refining and marketing to petroleum enterprise economics and management. USPTU has 3 branches in Sterlitamak, Salavat and Oktyabrsky cities. The university’s structure comprises 7 faculties, 2 institutes, pre-university training, Russian language school, postgraduate and doctoral training departments. Today USPTU has around 18 000 students from 56 regions of the Russian Federation and 47 foreign countries. The university offers more than 100 Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs, 29 postgraduate and 5 doctoral programs. The academic teaching staff of the university is represented by over 1200 highly qualified professionals including 150 Doctors of Science and more than 600 PhDs. Student and teacher academic mobility is one of dynamically developing directions in USPTU. In the frame of academic mobility programs international students come to USPTU for short-term training, semester studying, and the 2+3 training program, as a result of which the double diplomas of USPTU and a foreign partner university are awarded.
Faculties of Ufa State Petroleum Technical University:
The campus of Ufa State Petroleum Technological University includes 11 student dormitories with more than 4,000 students. All dormitories are equipped with sports and gyms, storage rooms, assembly halls, classrooms, laundry rooms with household washing machines. On the campus there are canteens, buffets, a shop, a sewing workshop, a shower pavilion, where you can use the services of a hairdresser, a tanning salon, a massage parlor and a laundry room. Educational buildings, a stadium and sports complexes are located within walking distance of the dormitories. Thanks to the developed infrastructure, university students receive a full range of social services without leaving the campus.
The high-ranking was received by the campus of Ufa State Petroleum Technological University, both at the regional level repeatedly recognized as the best at the national competition “For the best organization of educational work and social living conditions of students in dormitories” and at the federal, taking second place in the All-Russian open public competition “For the best dormitory” among institutions of higher professional education.
Ufa is one of the biggest cities in Russia, the capital of Bashkortostan Republic. It is one of the largest economic, cultural, sports, religious, and scientific centers of the country, an important transport hub, located about 1,340 km southeast of Moscow.
Features of Ufa
The climate is temperate continental. Summers are warm, winters are moderately cold and long. The average temperature in February is minus 14.7 degrees Celsius, in July – plus 20.2 degrees Celsius.
National composition of Ufa according to the National Population Census 2010: Russians – 48,9%, Tatars – 28.3%, Bashkirs – 17.1%, Ukrainians – 1.2%, other nationalities – 4.5%.
Ufa is the home city for the ice hockey club “Salavat Yulayev” – a participant of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). They were champions of Russia in 2007/08, and winners of the regular KHL Cup in 2008/09, 2010/2011.
This city, located at the confluence of the Ufa and Belaya rivers, is one of the largest industrial centers in Russia. The local economy is based on the fuel and energy, machine-building enterprises.
Ufa is a large transport hub of Russia. The Trans-Siberian Railway runs through the city. Ufa International Airport offers regular flights to Yekaterinburg, Izhevsk, Irkutsk, Kazan, Moscow, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Perm, St. Petersburg, Barcelona, Beijing, Istanbul and a number of others.
It is also the only city connected with Moscow by two federal highways. The southern outskirts of the city is crossed by the highway M5 “Ural” and the federal highway M7 “Volga” ends here. Urban transport is represented by trams, trolleybuses, buses, minibuses, taxis.
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