Samara National Research University (Samara University)
Year of foundation: 1804
Total students: 16,130 / International students: 535
Faculties: 19 / Departments: 93
Rector: Evgeniy Shakhmatov
This aerospace industry research and educational centre in Samara Region provides training in a wide variety of engineering disciplines.
The strategic goal of Samara University is to raise its global competitiveness to become one of the leading hi-tech engineering universities in Russia and Eastern Europe.
A unique feature of Samara University’s research productivity is a group of space satellites produced with the participation of students, as well as many commercialization projects implementing space industry achievements in other industries.Research
- Aerospace engineering, materials and technologies
- Propulsion engineering, dynamics and vibro-acoustics of machines
- Informatics and photonics
- Fundamental research for advanced technologies
International collaboration and partnerships
International partners of Samara University include:
- Harbin Polytechnic Institute (China)
- Bradley University (USA)
- ENSICA Higher School of Aeronautics (France)
- Sophia Technical University (Bulgaria)
- Purdue University (USA)
- Munich Technical University (Germany)
- Vienna Institute of Information Processing (Austria), and others.
- Vitaly Markelov, member of the board of directors, deputy chairman of the board of Gazprom
- Konstantin Titov, Russian statesman, former governor of Samara Region.
- Lev Khasis, member of the board, first deputy chairman of the board of Sberbank of Russia
- Mikhail Degtyarev, politician, deputy chairman of the State Duma Committee for Science and Science-Intensive Technologies
- Oleg Sysuev, first deputy chairman of the board of Alfa Bank, former deputy prime minister of Russia first deputy head of the Russian Presidential Administration, mayor of Samara
- Oleg Demchenko, president of Irkut Сorporation JSC, СEO and chief construction engineer of JSC A.S. Yakovlev Design Bureau
- Ilona Korstin, Russian basketball player, two-time Olympic champion, two-time world champion, three-time European сhampion as a member of the Russian team. СEO of the VTB United League.