Saint-Petersburg Mining University

country rank  97
world rank  3018

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University Overview

Founded in 1773, Saint-Petersburg Mining University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Saint Petersburg (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, Saint-Petersburg Mining University (SPMI) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Saint-Petersburg Mining University (SPMI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 247 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Санкт-Петербургский горный университет
Acronym SPMI
Founded 1773
Motto Diligence in conducting the affairs of the Fatherland and love for the good thereof

University Location

Address 2, 21th Line
Saint Petersburg (population range: over 5,000,000)
199106 Saint Petersburg
T +7 (812) 328 8200
F +7 (812) 327 7359

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 2, 21st line
Saint Petersburg 199106
+7 (812) 328-82-01

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Saint-Petersburg Mining University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Federal Service for Supervision in Education and Science of the Russian Federation

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 30 July 2020