Ulyanovsk State Technical University

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Brief hisroty and info of UlSTU

The history of the Ulyanovsk State Technical University (UlSTU) starts from the year 1957 when on September the 18th the Polytechnical institute has been founded. In 1993 it has received its present official name “Ulyanovsk State Technical University”.

Today the UlSTU (or better known as “the Polytech”) is the second-largest university of Ulyanovsk region and the second technical, that has been preparing highly skilled specialists in a wide range of majors for almost half a century now.

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UlSTU has forty-three departments for bachelor's, specialist's and master's programs. Classes are taught by 327 teachers, of whom 207 are candidates of science and 48 are Doctors of Science. 18 basic departments of UlSTU are opened at companies and enterprises as well as dozens of laboratories have been opened within the university already. Today 18 000 students (including international) study in UlSTU!

UlSTU is also the largest scientific, innovative and sport center of the region. 8 educational buildings, 6 hostels, 7 apartment houses, 2 sports halls, the stadium, the swimming pool, canteens, sanatorium, summer camp and others - 84 constructions are the Polytech in total.


UlSTU makes everything to provide its students with the advanced and quality education and inturn that makes graduates needed in our city and also abroad. And employment of a graduate is the main goal of UlSTU. 91% of the students successfully find a job after graduation. In total, the university has signed about 100 cooperation agreements with various enterprises and companies. So our students are relevant in the labor market.

International cooperation

UlSTU extends international relations by cooperating with universities and research centers from Germany, the USA, Austria, China, Japan, Poland, Bulgaria, Italy, CIS countries. Friendship and joint scientific and research activities with Hochschule Darmstadt for the more than 10 years is the pride of the Polytech.