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The St. Petersburg State Transport University is a major polytechnic transport university, important scientific and cultural center of St. Petersburg and Russia.
St. Petersburg State Transport University comprises 10 faculties, 52 departments, scientific research institutes and centers, branches and offices in various Russian towns as well as a complex of specialized secondary educational institutions.
Overall number of students: 19 000
Overall number of faculty staff: 1200 (69% with scientific degree)
According to the rating carried out by the Russian Federation Ministry of Education over recent years, St. Petersburg State Transport University assumes spots 10-13 among 175 Russia’s technical higher schools.
PSTU trains Specialists, Bachelors and Masters in various specialties and areas: railways power supply, automatics, telemechanics, telecommunications, traffic management. Training in such called-for specialties as information systems, standardization and certification, technological processes safety, management and marketing is being carried out.
Graduates from PSTU become employed not only at the rail industry businesses but also at design institutes, municipal building organizations, engineering works, underground railways. The main strategic partners for the University are: OAO Russian Railways (Oktyabrskaya, Severnaya and other railways, RZD affiliated companies), the St. Petersburg Metro, major design, building and operational transportation enterprises of St. Petersburg and Leningradskaya Oblast that take part in implementation of national projects and programs.
- transport economics
- railway economics
- rail costing business case preparation
- rail cost-benefit analysis and appraisal
- rail regulation and performance benchmarking
- efficiency and productivity analysis in rail, road, health and utilities
- rail pricing and infrastructure charging
- rail marginal cost estimation
- rail demand analysis and valuation
- mode choice modeling
- rail e-business
- rail e-commerce
- rail ecology issue
- education and staff development for rail industry
- rail ICT issues
- High-speed rail
- railways power supply
- automatics, telemechanics, telecommunications, traffic management, standardization and certification, technological processes safety
- Tamila Titova (vice rector on research work)
- Ass. Professor Natalia Ivanova (point of contact)
- Alexey Kotenko (head of railway operation department)
- Alexey Lizunov (point contact)
The university’s major local and international partners are JSC “RZD”, St. Petersburg Metro, Ministry of Transport, companies “Siemens”, and “Bombardier”, Railway Administration of Germany, Spain, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Mongolia, Ethiopia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.
The University research work is held by more than 30 scientific schools. The main directions are as following: bridge and tunnel engineering, civil engineering, railway construction, automatics and telemechanics, logistics, information technologies, ecology, transport economics. recognized worldwide, scientific journals “Transport of Russian Federation”, “Proceedings of Petersburg State Transport University”, studies and monographs of wide range of scientific topics are published.
The St. Petersburg State Transport University (included research and education departments) is an inter-disciplinary research and educational center comprising engineers, economists, psychologists, mathematicians, sociologists and geographers working on multi-disciplinary problems associated with transport.