Internationalization

SSTU actively participates in the international projects and the international research community to assure and increase its academic quality. SSTU has been actively involved in EU international cooperation programs such as TEMPUS and ERASMUS+ (14 projects fulfilled in total), in projects supported by HP, Fulbright, IREX, Eurasia, Open University, Bridge. Together with the EU partner institutions SSTU offers international double-degree Master programs in Mechatronics, Information Technologies, Digital Arts, Smart City Technologies, Internet of Things. Staff mobility for teaching and training purposes are actively encouraged and supported by SSTU in order to develop staff and to ensure the high academy quality of its curricula. Staff mobility is integrated into the development strategies for researchers, teachers and administrative staff. SSTU ensures international elements in all curricula through course design and materials used, globally recruited guest lecturers and guest professors and additional activities. The cooperation network of SSTU consists of partner institutions from United Kingdom, France, Portugal, Spain, Belgium, Germany, Finland, Romania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Poland, Greece, Austria, India, China, Belorussia, Kazakhstan, Kirgizia, Uzbekistan, Mongolia Due to the effective relations and international training of specialists SSTU is recognized as one of the prominent centres of international cooperation in provincial Russia.


Contact info:

International Office

 +7 (8452) 99-87-10, +7 (8452) 99-87-09

Еmail: international.sstu@gmail.com, international@sstu.ru


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SSTU for international students

When you choose SSTU, you choose to place yourself at the heart of Russia. Live and study on our beautiful leafy campus, just minutes away from the university and the city centre. You’ll discover Saratov is a dynamic and diverse city, known for its friendly people and vibrant culture. Moscow, the capital of Russia, is only 1,5-hour flight away. We have a long history of welcoming International students.

Support

Incoming students from abroad are offered constant support from English-speaking staff of the International Relations department, who are ready to help with your enrolment, welcome and orientation, as well as with visas and all organization issues.

Russian language learning

Saratov International Language School, a division of the International Relations department, provides you with great opportunity to learn Russian, our history, cultural and social issues.


Students life at SSTU

Various extracurricular activities are waiting for you: students club offer multiple opportunities to express yourself in creative art, activism and different hobbies, sports division provides everything for you to stay fit. Our university boasts the stadium with a football field and 5 gyms, fitness centre, the skiing lodge and skating rink are available in winter.

Foreign students, who come to study at SSTU, from the first days of staying participate in various activities, contests and competitions.

Student's entertainment is based on the activity of several clubs, which are organized for development of amateur art, preservation of national traditions, self-actualization and leisure of students by combining them in creative teams. Student Club includes such directions as theatre studio, break dance, electro dance, vocal studio, stand-up teams, puppet theatre and collective dance group. Tourist Club is created to promote tourism and outdoor activities among students. There are such sections as hiking, biking, kayaking and climbing. Historic Club deals with the reconstruction of XIX century balls. It is also includes archery direction, historical fencing and museum activity. Military club practices paintball, laser tag and strike ball. Technical Club is presented by buggy, radiocontrolled car's, aircraft model and roboticsconstructing. Volunteer Club involves the work of volunteers in the university and participation in various volunteer projects.

Accommodation

We are glad to help you find accommodation according to your needs: comfortable supervised student residence halls, equipped with everything you might need within 5-minutes walk in campus, or maybe individual apartments, or living with a Russian host family.

The residence hall’s rooms are usually shared by two or three students. Each floor has a common meeting room. There is bed linen at the dorm, small towel and some of kitchen stuff. Bathrooms and showers are also for common use.

Wi-Fi is available in lobby of the residence hall.

Meal

There are a lot of opportunities – 4 canteens and student cafes at SSTU or common kitchens where you can cook according to your needs are available at each floor of students residence halls. There is a great number of Russian and ethnic restaurants all around the city.

Electricity: 220 V Computers & Internet

Computers & Internet

Every student is provided by free access to university’s computer classes and library electronic resources.


Contacts

Natalia Sergeeva, Head of the International Relations Office

Tel./fax: +7(8452)99-87-10, 99-87-09 (English, German)

E-mail: international@sstu.ru

Address

Yuri Gagarin State Technical University of Saratov

77 Politechnicheskaya street, Saratov, Russia, 410054