Rostov State University of Transport and Railway Transport

Have you already answered the question: Why do I need the higher education? Have you already decided what profession you are interested in? We are glad to introduce to you a reliable institution of higher education to study at and alma-mater which can determine in many ways your future career and where you will stay almost every day of your best period of life.

Rostov State Transport University (RSTU) is the oldest transport university in the south of Russia with rich educational traditions and famous graduates. During 90 years of its existence the university made a good name and it is known as southern outpost for education and science.

You will have wide perspectives; you will study at the university with excellent material and technical facilities. Our university offers you a wide variety of study programs, and you can be involved in research activity under the guidance of experienced scientists, teachers and professors, you will take part in interesting youth projects and implement them into the real life.

The JSC “Russian Railways”, one of the largest employers worldwide, which contributes a lot to youth personnel policy, will open for you as future engineers its doors for a rapid career progress. The JSC “Russian Railways” sets young specialists goals that require devotion and offers the possibilities for a very quick career progress. 

Faculties of Rostov State University of Transport and Railway Transport:

  • Automation, Telemechanics and Communications railway transport (currently Management Information Technologies),
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Road construction vehicles,
  • Construction, Transport Process Management,
  • Electromechanical,
  • Faculty of Energy,
  • International Institute of Business and Law
  • «Economics, management and rights»

Student Accommodation

Dorms consist of eight rooms per floor, with 2-3 people per room. Each floor also has one kitchen and two toilets, and the basement has a shower. Students cannot select their own rooms. We encourage students to apply early, as the number of rooms are limited. Some students may not be comfortable with dorm rules, as they are often considered strict.

All Dormitories have the following facilities:

  • Kitchen
  • Laundry room
  • Medical aid cabinet
  • Gym
  • Reading room
  • Free Internet connection

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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