Flagship University

Voronezh State Technical University is the flagship university of Voronezh region which combines educational, scientific, staff and technical capacity of the two leading technical universities in the region: Voronezh State Technical University and Voronezh State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering.

Today, Voronezh State Technical University is a modern scientific, academic and technological institution that offers higher education programs as well as further and advanced training for professionals working at industrial and construction enterprises and organizations of the region. 20 000 students are currently studying at the university, including international students from 57 countries of Asia, Africa, South America, Middle East and CIS. The teaching staff are 1 000 highly-qualified and experienced professionals with 160 of them awarded doctoral degrees in the respective fields.

Competitive Advantages of VSTU:

  • long working experience, good reputation, high positions on the lists of the best technical universities of Russia;
  • lifelong multi-level education that includes training and further training of academic staff;
  • renowned scientific schools;
  • advanced research and innovation infrastructure (an interbranch engineering center equipped with a unique high-performance computing cluster and specifically designed software; centers of collective use of scientific equipment, an innovative business incubator for students and academic staff, named after professor Y.M. Borisov; an association of smaller innovative enterprises established with the participation of the university;
  • high availability of information resources and technologies, wide range of applied software used in academic and scientific activities;
  • cooperation with potential employers (establishment of specialized departments within the enterprises, an opportunity to complete all internships at the partner enterprises; employment rate of more than 98%);
  • military educational center and military department providing training of 150 officers annually;
  • availability of education for persons with disabilities;
  • advanced social infrastructure (dormitories, canteens, sports center with a swimming pool, recreation centers, etc.).

Role of the University in the region: 

Voronezh region is one of the most developed industrial centers of the country playing the key role in the domestic industry. Voronezh enterprises produce rocket engines, airliners, modern means of communication. The region is also one of the leaders in the Russian construction industry as well.

For many years VSTU has been providing enterprises of the region with young professionals in the fields of mechanical and aerospace engineering, radio electronics and information technology, energetics, construction, architecture, road construction, building materials production, etc. Scientists from Voronezh State University are conducting scientific research in all these areas. The results of such research are actively introduced at enterprises of the region which allows to increase production efficiency. The University constantly implements strategic breakthrough projects providing modernization and enhancement of the region's innovative potential. VSTU is a member of 7 out of 9 industrial clusters existing in Voronezh Region and plays a crucial role in regional economy.