Platov South-Russian State Polytechnic University (NPI)

About the University

M.I. Platov South-Russian State Polytechnic University is one of the oldest and reputable universities in Russia offering various engineering programs. It was founded in 1907 by the decree of the Russian Emperor Nicholas II. The university was the first higher educational institution established in the south of Russia. It bears the status of State University.
Programs and fees
Programs
 
Language of instruction
Course duration
Tuition fees for one academic year *
Hostel accommodation fees for one academic year
Life and health insurance fees for one year
Total for one academic year *
Bachelor degree (all programs) - 1st year
4 years
$ 400
$ 160
Bachelor degree (all programs) - 2nd - 4th years
4 years
$ 3000
$ 400
$ 160
$ 3560
Bachelor's Degree - all programs
4 years
$ 2800 - 4000
$ 400
$ 160
$ 3360 - 4560
Master's Degree
2 years
$ 2800 - 4000
$ 400
$ 160
$ 3360 - 4560
Specialist's Qualification
5 years
$ 2800 - 4000
$ 400
$ 160
$ 3360 - 4560
Ph.D.
3 years
$ 3500
$ 400
$ 160
$ 4060
Programs and fees
a
Agricultural Processing and Packing
Applied Geodesy
Applied Geology
Applied Informatics
Applied Mathematics
Automatic Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems and Aggregates
Automation of processing procedures and production
Automobiles and Tractors
Automotive Services
c
Chemical Technology
Chemical Technology of Inorganic Substances
Chemical technology of Organic Substances
Civil Engineering
Computer Equipment, Systems And Networks
Construction of Hydraulic Structures of Enhanced Responsibility
Construction of Unique Buildings and Structures
Control and Informatics in Technical Systems
Control in Engineering Systems
e
Electric Drive and Automatics
Electric Power Supply
Electrical engineering
Electrical Equipment and Facilities of Enterprises
Electrical Power Systems and Networks
Electrical Power/Electrical Engineering
Electronics and Nanoelectronics
e
Energy Efficiency and Account in Systems of Resource Provision
Environmental Engineering
f
Fermentation Industry and Winemaking Technology
Food Production Equipment and Machinery
Food Products from Plants
g
Geological Survey and Mineral Exploration
Ground Vehicles
Ground Water Exploration and Geological Engineering Survey
h
Heat and Gas Supply and Ventilation
Heat-power Engineering and Heat Technology
Heating Systems of Power Plants and Enterprises
High-rise and Long Span Buildings and Structures
i
Industrial and Civil Engineering
Industrial Electronics
Infocommunication Technologies and Communication Systems
Infocommunication Technologies and Systems in Communication Services
Information Science and Computer Engineering
Information Systems and Technologies
Information Systems and Technologies in Agro-Industry
Information Systems Engineering
Information Systems Software and Administration
Information Technologies Control
Innovation Studies
Instrument Engineering
l
Lifting, Construction and Road-Building Machines and Equipment
m
Materials Processing Technology
Mathematical Modeling in Economics and Engineering
Measurement Techniques and Technology
Mechatronic Systems in Agro-Industry
Mechatronics
Mechatronics and Robotics
Metallurgy
Metallurgy of Welding Production
Mine Survey
Mining
Mining Machinery and Equipment
n
Nanotechnologies in Economics
o
Oil and Gas Engineering
Oil and gas geology
Oil&Gas Field Machinery and Equipment
Oil&Gas Wells Drilling
Operation of Transport and Technological Machines and Equipment (Construction Equipment, Road-Building Machinery, Public-Service Vehicles)
Operation of Transport Machines and Complexes
Overland Transport and Technological Complexes
p
Polymer Technology and Processing
Powder Metallurgy
Power Engineering
Power Plant Engineering
p
Power Plants
Power Supply of the Enterprises
Printing and Packing Technologies
Process Safety and Mine Rescue Work
q
Quality Management
Quality Management in Engineering Systems
r
Relay Protection and Automation of Electric Power Systems
s
Software Engineering
Stand-alone Power Systems
Standardization and Metrology
Surface Mining
t
Technical Maintenance of Mechanical Production
Technological Equipment of Chemical and Oil & Gas Industries
Technological Machinery and Equipment
Technology of Electrochemical Production
Technology of Mechanical Engineering
Technology of Silicate-Based and Heat-Resistant Non-Metal Materials
Technosphere Safety
Transport and Shipping
Transport Process Technology
u
Underground Operations on Sheet Grounds
Urban Development and Engineering
v
Vehicles and Automotive Industry
w
Water Supply and Sanitation
 
Language of instruction
Course duration
Tuition fees for one academic year *
Hostel accommodation fees for one academic year
Life and health insurance fees for one year
Total for one academic year *
Bachelor's Degree
4 years
$ 2800 - 4000
$ 400
$ 160
$ 3360 - 4560
Master's Degree
2 years
$ 2800 - 4000
$ 400
$ 160
$ 3360 - 4560
Economics - 1st year
2 years
$ 400
$ 160
Economics - 2nd year
2 years
$ 3000
$ 400
$ 160
$ 3560
Management - 1st year
2 years
$ 400
$ 160
Management - 2nd year
2 years
$ 3000
$ 400
$ 160
$ 3560
Specialist's Qualification
5 years
$ 2800 - 4000
$ 400
$ 160
$ 3360 - 4560
Ph.D.
3 years
$ 3500
$ 400
$ 160
$ 4060
Programs and fees
b
Business Informatics
e
Economics
h
Human Resources Management
i
Industrial Management
m
Management
Management of Knowledge-Intensive Industries
r
Road Safety Management
s
State and Municipal Management
 
Language of instruction
Course duration
Tuition fees for one academic year *
Hostel accommodation fees for one academic year
Life and health insurance fees for one year
Total for one academic year *
Bachelor's Degree
4 years
$ 2800 - 4000
$ 400
$ 160
$ 3360 - 4560
Master's Degree
2 years
$ 2800 - 4000
$ 400
$ 160
$ 3360 - 4560
Specialist's Qualification
5 years
$ 2800 - 4000
$ 400
$ 160
$ 3360 - 4560
Ph.D.
3 years
$ 3500
$ 400
$ 160
$ 4060
Programs and fees
d
Design
l
Law
m
Mathematical and Instrumental Methods of Economics
Mathematical Methods in Economics
o
Organization of Youth Outreach
p
Property Management and Survey
s
Social Science
Read more about the University
Platov South-Russian
State Polytechnic University (NPI)
According to the RAEX rating agency, the University is among the 50 best technical universities in Russia out of over 1200 universities with the highest demand among employers.

The University is the largest academic, cultural and scientific center of the region, providing the high quality education. Today the main activities of the University includes the training of highly qualified engineering personnel for modern technological production and the conduct of fundamental and applied scientific research.

Graduates of the University receive a state-recognized diploma of higher education providing the description of the degree / qualification and specialty. A graduate, if desired, can receive an additional document – the Diploma Supplement, which allows him/her to obtain the equivalence of a diploma in any country in the world for further education or employment.
1907
year of foundation
15
faculties / institutes
35
degree programs
2 054
professors
24 000
students
500
international students from 30 countries
University Achievements
2013
The University was included in the list of the best universities in Russia on the basis of the contest "100 best universities and research institutes of Russia" and was awarded a gold medal
2017
The team of the University students won a bronze medal of the III International Students’ Competition in Theoretical Mechanics
2017
The University was declared the center of innovative development of the region and included in the list of priority projects of the Government of the Russian Federation
2016
The team of University students won Russian national competition of student clubs and associations "Big Tournament -2016"
2015
Members of the University team became laureates of the International Industrial Forum "Engineers of the Future-2015"
2012
Employees of the University were awarded state awards and an honorary Order "For Merit to the Fatherland"
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The University bears the name of Matvei Platov, an outstanding commander, ataman of the Don Cossacks, General of the Cavalry and the hero of the War of 1812.

University Teaching Staff
80% of academic staff hold degrees of Doctor or Candidate of Science (equivalent to PhD).
In their teaching activities, professors combine fundamental theoretical knowledge and real work experience in modern industries. Due to this, students have the opportunity to learn from skilled professionals who are involved into profession and know all the industrial processes thoroughly.
Serious work is being done at the university, aimed at training the best of the best engineers and scientists. Youth scientific labs are actively working at the University. The development of the research potential of young scientists is a strategic national goal, and permanent communication between students and famous scientists and professors within the University makes it possible to achieve this goal.
International Cooperation
The University is rightfully considered to be a center for the training of engineering personnel for the world market. Currently more than 500 international students from 30 countries are studying at the University.
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International activities are one of the main priorities for the University development. For the effective implementation of these activities, the Institute for International Education was established within the structure of the University. The Institute has developed a number of engineering programs jointly with South Westphalia University of Applied Science and other leading technical universities in Germany.
The University participates in Erasmus+ projects. Thanks to international academic mobility programs, university students and staff can get an experience of education abroad, meanwhile as foreign colleagues can come to the Platov South-Russian Polytechnic University.
Students in Geology are invited to participate in a unique program between Russian and Vietnamese Universities "Erasmus + Mineral".
Master students in instrumentation engineering are also given the opportunity to participate in the joint Russian-Chinese project "Erasmus + Inspire".
An agreement between DAAD and the University makes it possible for students to take international internships in the framework of such programs as “Mikhail Lomonosov”, “Immanuel Kant”, “Leonard Euler” and others.
Education
Over 150 thousand professionals graduated the University for 110 years of its existence. The combination of academic traditions and large experience helps young specialists to get high quality education.
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The educational process at the University is based on the mix of fundamental theoretical education and practical skills in engineering. Everything is arranged in such a way that students acquire the necessary technical knowledge and skills that will allow them to be competitive in labor markets.
The university actively supports future engineers in research and development. For this purpose, various Russian and international scientific and training seminars, conferences and forums are regularly held at the University. Students have great opportunities to discover their research potential. The most capable and successful students may join the "Council of Young Scientists".
Being the largest university library in the Southern Federal District, the University's Scientific and Technical Library is open to students.
Additional Educational Opportunities
The participation of the University in various international scientific and educational programs and agreements enables students to join academic mobility programs and take internships abroad.
Practice
Study at the University assumes the successful development of both theoretical basis and applied skills. A long partnership with dozens of well-known large plants and enterprises in Russia and abroad allow students to undertake an internship in the real industrial production.
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During the internship students learn all aspects of production, get acquainted with technical documentation and equipment, study the details, components, mechanisms of individual installations and production lines, perform laboratory measurements and tests.
A great virtue is that during their internship students have the opportunities to approve themselves, to show their abilities to prospective employers and probably to get job offer in future. Due to well developed strategic partnership, the University increased the percentage of graduates' employment up to 80%.
Besides, the students have the chance to practice professional skills in 9 research institutes successfully operating at the University.
STUDENT LIFE
Comfortable Accommodation
Students get accommodation in one of the 12 comfortable and modern student hostels of the University. A Wi-Fi network is available.
Student Activities
Much attention is paid to the arrangement of exciting and busy student life. For this, the Association of Scientists and Students was organized.
Students can express their talents in various creative studios and clubs.
Students can join any of numerous University sports teams and practice football, basketball, judo, sambo, freestyle wrestling, weightlifting, powerlifting, athletics, sports tourism, rock climbing, swimming, table tennis.
The University annually hosts Sports and Athletics competitions, where students can show their achievements in sports.
Традиционно в Университете проводятся яркие культурные события. Большое внимание уделяется Дням культуры зарубежных стран, поскольку Университет – это большая многонациональная семья, где есть доверие и уважение друг к другу.
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Traditionally, the University holds exciting cultural events. Being an international university with great presence of foreign students, the University organizes the Festivals of Foreign Countries and Peoples’ Friendship to discover different cultures.
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There is a great number of student events for the whole year. For example, students can take part in various contests, celebrate New Year and Students’ Day or participate in a Governor’s ball. Traditionally, the best students of the region are invited to this ball. The Governor of the region and the Mayor of the town personally greet the participants.
100% Support and Security
Platov South-Russian State Polytechnic University takes a very responsible approach to successful integration of international students, offering them support and assistance throughout the whole period of studies at the University.
AND, THE MOST IMPORTANT, YOU GET:
Prestigious Internationally Recognized Diploma
Receive a state-recognized diploma of higher education providing the description of the degree / qualification and specialty. A graduate, if desired, can receive an additional document – the Diploma Supplement, which allows to obtain the equivalence of a diploma in any country in the world for further studies or employment.
Affordable Education
You will get a professional education abroad with the reasonable combination of quality and the cost. Your education is partially subsidized by the Russian Federation; this reduces the cost of study and makes it affordable for foreign citizens with different family income.
High Quality of Education
You will receive an internationally recognized high quality education in the area of engineering which is considered as one of the most prestigious and in-demand fields nowadays.
Immersion into Profession
In taking engineering programs, you will receive practical skills along with theoretical knowledge. Each educational program is aimed at ensuring that students can successfully apply their knowledge in the future professional activities.
Personal Comfort
You can be sure that at every stage of your way you will be given proper support and assistance in solving educational and everyday issues.
Personal Development
You will be involved in academic, scientific, creative and sports activities that that will discover your talents to the fullest. The University offers you great opportunities.
Learning New Culture
The charm of the southern Russian town where the university is located; interesting tours to historical places of Russia; acquaintance with people from different cities and countries, new hobbies – all this will make your education abroad and student life fascinating and unforgettable.
HISTORY AND NATURE OF THE REGION
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The University is located in Novocherkassk, the warm and welcoming town of the southern part of Russia. The town was founded in 1805. Today it is a major cultural and economic center with a developed infrastructure of the modern town. It attracts tourists and guests with its history, multinational traditions and southern hospitality. The town is located on the picturesque banks of rivers, buried in the greenery of parks and gardens.
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Beautiful Orthodox churches, ancient and modern architecture are harmoniously combined in the town. Museums and theaters, libraries and art-centers fill the life of the town with bright events. There are about 200 monuments of history and architecture in Novocherkassk open to students at any time of the year. The town has many clubs, youth cafes and restaurants with a variety of cuisine. Novocherkassk is the town of students: approximately every fifth person living in the town is a student, most of them studying at the largest university in the south of Russia – Platov South-Russian State Polytechnic University.
There are other towns and major cities in the neighborhood of Novocherkassk. Interesting trips make the student life exciting and allow students to learn various traditions and rich history of the Southern Russia quite well.
The climate in the region is very comfortable. There are many sunny days all year round. Summer is hot and long, winter is mild and short.

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1
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2
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3
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1
Tambov State University named after G.R. Derzhavin
2
Novgorod State University
3
North-Caucasus Federal University
4
Peter The Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University
5
Nizhny Novgorod State University for Architecture and Civil Engineering
Recommended universities
1
Tambov State University named after G.R. Derzhavin
2
Novgorod State University
3
North-Caucasus Federal University
4
Peter The Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University
5
Nizhny Novgorod State University for Architecture and Civil Engineering
Recommended universities
1
Tambov State University named after G.R. Derzhavin
2
Novgorod State University
3
North-Caucasus Federal University
4
Peter The Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University
5
Nizhny Novgorod State University for Architecture and Civil Engineering
Recommended universities
1
Tambov State University named after G.R. Derzhavin
2
Novgorod State University
3
North-Caucasus Federal University
4
Peter The Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University
5
Nizhny Novgorod State University for Architecture and Civil Engineering