Russia’s Samara State Technical University (SSTU) specializes in engineering, sciences and technical subjects. It offers courses in energy, oil and gas; chemistry and petrochemistry; information technology; mechanical and automotive engineering; engineering systems administration and automation; material science and metallurgy; food production; biotechnology; industrial ecology; architecture; design and civil engineering.
Students at the university benefit from strong links with employers, opportunities to collaborate with other departments, and coursework which balances theory and real-life applications.
Samara State Technical University has three campuses, eight dorms, three recreation centers, two sport complexes and over 50 research departments.
As of the end of 2016, 89% of 2015’s graduates are employed or enrolled in graduate schools. The majority of SSTU graduates who decide to continue their studies at postgraduate level choose stay on at SSTU.
Courses offered at SSTU (BSc, MSc and PhD) are all taught in Russian, and the university offers a special preparatory course in Russian for international students.
International students make up around 3% of all students at SSTU. The majority come from CIS countries (Commonwealth of Independent States or former Soviet Republics), Central and Southern Africa, and the Middle East.
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