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Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas



Gubkin University was founded in 1930 by the outstanding scientist, academician Ivan Gubkin. For almost a century, the University has trained more than 90,000 diploma engineers, Candidates and Doctors of Sciences.


Gubkin University is the leading Russian industry institution that trains specialists for the global oil and gas industry. Over 11,000 undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students, including international students from more than 70 countries, are enrolled at the University.


Gubkin University is the leading industry institution that trains professionals for the oil and gas complex and carries out research over the whole range of the industry issues. Presently, the total number of the university research and academic staff equals to 1176, including 282 Doctors and 605 Candidates of Science.

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Student services

Through close collaboration with the University administration and senior peers, coming generations of students adopt valuable experience, and get involved easily in current projects as well as design their own. Every student who wants to participate in the University life can be sure of getting extensive support and joining the team of like-minded people.

Housing services

Gubkin University is distinguished by a very vibrant and diverse social life. In addition to academic activities, students are involved in sports and creative work, join student organizations and prepare international events, protect the rights of other students, participate in intellectual competitions and research conferences, become volunteers of various events and engage in charity.

Library services

The main principle of the Library implies that all readers should desire to spend as much time in the Library as possible – to study and communicate. The Library team creates comfortable conditions for users to get full access to information resources as well as the possibility to work with books and periodicals on conventional carriers and with electronic documents.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Gubkin University campus is located in the south-west of Moscow not far from Kaluzhskaya metro station. Campus housing includes 5 multi-storey buildings for 4,176 accommodation places.
  • The University campus is a conveniently located complex with well-developed infrastructure, equipped with everything necessary for a comfortable students’ stay and rest – shared rooms, sports halls, a gym, a computer center, a movie hall, rooms for out-of-class activities such as music, drama etc. Dormitories are located 30-40 minutes by public transport from the main University academic buildings.

Sports facilities

The University provides students with everything needed for sports activities and preparation for competitions. There are 5 gyms located in the University buildings; and a sports hall, a stadium and sports rooms – on campus.

Student clubs

  • Joint Council of Students
  • International Friendship Club
  • Society of Petroleum Engineers
  • European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers
  • Student Scientific Society
  • Sports Club
  • Tourist Club

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

one of the leaders in oil and gas research's field in the world and rated number one in Russia

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Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

Teachers disrespect you in every way they can, they never let you pass an exam without humiliating you, will always remind you that you are NOTHING and will never achieve anything, teachers never teach you anything, 70% of them are unexperienced.


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